Workshop III: Evolutionary Genomics

November 15 - 18, 2011


The study of evolution is being transformed by advances in next-generation sequencing technologies. Evolutionary biologists are now facing major computational and statistical challenges in the analysis of such massive datasets as whole genomes from multiple species, genomic variation within populations, genome-wide expression data, and environmental samples. The goal of this workshop is to bring together experts from biology, mathematics, and computer science to survey ongoing developments in evolutionary genomics and foster collaborations across these fields. Topics covered will include: genome evolution, comparative genomics, phylogenomics, tree of life projects, and metagenomics.

Organizing Committee

Cedric Chauve (Simon Fraser University)
Scott Edwards (Harvard University)
Daniel Huson (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen)
James Lake (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), MBI, MCDB, Human Genetics)
Sebastien Roch, Chair (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Mathematics)