7th RA Fisher Centre Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT)
The goal of this meeting is to bring together UCL and Crick Institute research groups active in Computational Biology research. The meeting location alternates between UCL and LRI, with this next even taking place at the Crick Institute (Lincoln's Inn Fields site).
12:30-1:30: Lunch & poster session (sponsored by eLife)
1.35-1.40: Opening remarks
1.40-2.20: Prof. Anthony Edwards (FRS, Cambridge University): My Fisher and evolutionary genetics
2.20-2.40: Prof. Mark Thomas (GEE/UGI, UCL): Detecting signals of recent selection using ancient DNA data
2.50-3.20: Coffee break
3.20-3.40: Prof. Ziheng Yang (GEE UCL): All species tree methods are equal, but some are more equal than others
3.40-4.00: Dr. Maria De Iorio (Stats, UCL): Bayesian Inference on population structure: from parametric to non parametric approaches
4.00-4.20: Prof. Richard F. Mott (GEE UCL): Mapping QTLs associated with endosymbionts in plants
4.20-4.25: Closing remarks
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.
More info: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ra-fisher-centre
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