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Seminar room Biomathematics 09.143 (9th floor), Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090, Vienna
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Main Lecture/Discussion 9:00-10:30
InstructorIntroduction to... 10:45-11:30Introducer
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March 6Introductory Lecture 0Jitka PolechováIntroductory Lecture 0
Jitka Polechová / Derek Setter
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March 13Rector day (no classes)
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March 20Describing populationsJitka Polechová / Derek Setter
Basic PG models (mutation, selection, W-F)
Derek Setter / Sylvain Mousset
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March 27
Neutral expectations, Basic Coalescent
Derek Setter / Sylvain MoussetIntro to sweeps, Structured coalescent
Derek Setter / Sylvain Mousset
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April 3Discussion of signatures of selectionSylvain Mousset / Derek SetterDemographic InferenceNick Barton
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April 10EASTER BREAK
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April 17EASTER BREAK
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April 24Demographic InferenceNick BartonInference of Demography and SelectionNick Barton
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May 1LABOUR DAY
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May 8Quantitative GeneticsJitka Polechová Inference of Demography and Selection10:30- 11:50 Nick Barton
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May 15Quantitative GeneticsJitka PolechováGenotype-Phenotype Mapping Magnus Nordborg
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May 22Genotype-Phenotype Mapping Magnus NordborgExperimental EvolutionMato Lagator
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May 29Experimental EvolutionMato LagatorSex Chromosomes / Gene ExpressionBeatriz Vicoso
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June 5PENTECOST
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June 12Sex Chromosomes / Gene Expression
[8:30-9 Mato Lagator]; Beatriz Vicoso
Sefish ElementsKirsten Senti
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June 19Sefish ElementsKirsten SentiComparative genomics / PhylogenomicsOvidiu Paun
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June 26
Comparative genomics / Phylogenomics
Ovidiu Paun
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Course grading:
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7* assignments (essays, presentations, computations):
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•1 x Introduction I – Derek Setter
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•1 x Introduction II – Sylvain Mousset
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•1 x Nick Barton
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•4 or more of your choice!
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•*any missed lecture turns into an extra obligatory assignment
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The first two assignments are due by Monday 3.4. 2017 9:00 a.m. There is no extra homework for missed Intro II - both introductory assignments are mandatory.
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Attendance is obligatory. If you cannot attend for whatever reason, you are expected to send us a note about this. It follows that an extra assignment from this lecture becomes obligatory for you.
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Topic & Paper - EXPERIMENTAL EVOLUTION reading for 29.5. Link:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mrHWlONulCkdeXeyDUKP82RZozxH26HObSYfaA_Jdvs/edit?usp=sharing
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long-term evolution - Lenski & Travisano PNAS 1994
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trajectories of evolution - Lang et al. Genetics 2011
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repeatability of evolution - Wichman et al. Science 1999
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speciation - Rainey & Travisano Nature 1998
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trade offs - Lenski et al. American Naturalist 1991
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distributions of mutational effects - Kassen & Bataillon Nature Genetics 2006
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epistasis and its role in evolution - Weinreich et al. Science 2006
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climate change and rates of env. change - Collins & de Meaux Evolution 2009
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role of sex in evolution - Colegrave Nature 2002
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