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2nd RA Fisher Centre Meeting

Alessandra Vigilante, Nick Luscombe, Christophe Dessimoz

Monday, February 17, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

2nd RA Fisher Centre Meeting

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Lunch/Poster session + Talks Sold Out Ended Free  
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The goal of this meeting is to bring together UCL and Crick Institute research groups active in Computational Biology research. Following the successful first meeting, which took place 8 Nov 2013 at CRUK/LRI (Lincoln's Inn Fields), the 2nd event will take place at UCL on 17 Feb 2014.


Wilkins North Cloisters

12:30-1:30: Pizza lunch & poster session (sponsored by eLife

Auditorium Chadwick B05 LT

1.30-1.45: Opening remarks
1.45-2.05: Prof. Judith Mank, Expression change in a single gene, Angiopoeitin-1, underlies change in relative brain size and cognitive ability in fish
2.05-2.25: Dr. Florent Lassalle (Balloux lab), Reconstructing histories of genes in genomes to reveal ecological adaptations along bacterial cladogenesis.

2.30-2.45: Break

2.45-3.10: Christopher Monit (Goldstein lab), What makes HIV a Human Immunodeficiency Virus? Using phylogenetic mutation-selection models to characterise human-specific adaptation of HIV
3.10-3.30: Dr. Javier Herrero, Ancestry of single base pair variants in the human genome.
3.30-3.50: Dr. Domenico Cozzetto (Jones Lab), Precise disordered region predictions with annotated protein binding sites

3.50-4.00: Closing remarks

Wilkins North Cloisters

4.00-4.30: Coffee/tea

About the Fisher Centre

The RA Fisher Centre for Computational Biology is an interdisciplinary centre of excellence for mathematical and computational analysis of the fast-growing data in genetics and biology.

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Photos of the last event (8 Nov 2013):

Poster session

Group photo



Have questions about 2nd RA Fisher Centre Meeting? Contact Alessandra Vigilante, Nick Luscombe, Christophe Dessimoz

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University College London

WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Monday, February 17, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

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