Workshop III: Evolutionary Genomics

November 15 - 18, 2011

Schedule


Tuesday, November 15, 2011

9:00 - 9:50
David Haussler (University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz))

The evolution of non-coding functional elements in our genome

10:15 - 11:05
Cecile Ane (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Delimiting species using both genetic and morphology data

11:30 - 12:20
Jonathan Eisen (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

Searching for novelty by phylogeny driven approaches to genomics and metagenomics

2:30 - 3:20
Alice McHardy (Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik)

Computational methods for learning from (meta)-genomes

4:00 - 4:50
Tandy Warnow (University of Texas at Austin)

New methods for taxon identification of metagenomic data
PDF Presentation


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

9:00 - 9:50
Jian Ma (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Chromosome assembly using comparative genomic approach

10:15 - 11:05
Takashi Gojobori (National Institute of Genetics)

Dynamic evolution of translation initiation mechanisms in prokaryotes

11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
Robert Wayne (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

Evolutionary genomics of wild and domestic canids


Thursday, November 17, 2011

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Louxin Zhang (National University of Singapore)

Parsimonious Reconciliation of Gene Tree and Species Tree
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50

Friday, November 18, 2011

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley))

Reconstructing big phylogenetic mixtures
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:30 - 12:20
Etienne Pardoux (Université d'Aix-Marseille I (Université de Provence))

On the effect of competition on the height and length of the genealogical tree of a population
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
David Sankoff (University of Ottawa)

Aspects of the genomic evolution of flowering plants