Dec 8th: Asger

Nov 1st: Thomas B

Nov 24th: David

Nov 17th: Maria Simonsen Speed

Nov 10th: No club (Tanja Slotte seminar)

Nov 3, 2017: Mikkel Schierup: 'Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations'  by Crawford et al,

Oct 27, 2017: No club (school holidays)

Oct 20, 2017: Kasper Munch: ' Signatures of long-term balancing selection in human genomes',

Oct 13, 2017: No club (Kai Zeng seminar)

Oct 6, 2017: Svend Nielsen:  I will present  Minimal-assumption inference from population-genomic data by Weissman and Hallatschek (2017). It is a new method for estimating the distribution of coalescence times - which they then use to estimate population parameters. 

Sept 29, 2017: Elise Lucotte: "Sex-biased gene expression resolves sexual conflict through the evolution of sex-specific genetic architecture”, by Wright et al. 2017 (on bioRxiv). Find it here:

Sept 22, 2017: Cancelled due to ProbGen17

Sept 15, 2017: Matthew Hartfield: "Negative selection in humans and fruit flies involves synergistic epistasis" (


May 5, 2017: Maria Simonsen: Park et al. (2011): “Distribution of allele frequencies and effect sizes and their interrelationships for common genetic susceptibility variants” 

April 28, 2017: Cancelled

April 21, 2017: Marni Tausen: Metagenomic Predictions: From Microbiome to Complex Health and Environmental Phenotypes in Humans and Cattle.

March 31, 2017: Kasper Munch: Ancient hybridization and strong adaptation to viruses across African
vervet monkey populations.

March 17, 2017: Maria Izabel Alves: The genome sequence of allopolyploid Brassica juncea and analysis of differential homoeolog gene expression influencing selection (in nature genetics). doi:10.1038/ng.3657

March 10, 2017 David Castellano: Evidence that Adaptation in Drosophila Is Not Limited by Mutation at Single Sites.

March 3, 2017 Matthew Hartfield: Experimental test and refutation of a classic case of molecular adaptation in Drosophila melanogaster:

Feb 10, 2017 Elise Lucotte: Innocenti & Morrow PLOS Biology 2010

Feb 3, 2017 Laurits Skov: Detecting ancient positive selection in humans using extended lineage sorting.

Jan 27, 2017 Thomas B: Detection of human adaptation during the past 2,000 years:

Dec 9, 2016: Maria Simonsen, Xmas special : Fst @STR loci  & human forensics. doi: 10.1111/ahg.12081

Nov 25, 2016: Jonas Berglund: Companion paper.

Nov 18, 2016: Kalle Leppälä: (TO BE CONFIRMED): Inference of ancestral recombination graphs through topological data analysis" by P. G. Cámara, A. J. Levine and R. Rabadán.

Nov 11, 2016: Matthew Hartfield:

Nov 4, 2016: Asger: Inferring Population Size History from Large Samples of Genome-Wide Molecular Data - An Approximate Bayesian Computation Approach, By Boitard et al, PLOS Genetics 2016

Oct 28, 2016:  Thomas Bataillon:Sex Specific Selection and Sex biased gene expression in humans and flies by Cheng & Kirkpatrick, PLOS Genetics 2016

Oct 14, 2016: Miguel: A genomic history of Aboriginal Australia, Nature. doi:10.1038/nature18299

Oct 7, 2016: Maria Izabel: The genome sequence of allopolyploid Brassica juncea and analysis of differential homoeolog gene expression influencing selection, Nature Genetics

Sept 23, 2016:  Kasper Munch: The Simons Diversity Project,Nature doi:10.1038/nature18964

Sept 16, 2016: Thomas Bataillon: Determining the factors driving selective effects of new nonsynonymous mutations,bioRxiv preprint first posted online Aug. 23, 2016;