[Popgenlunch] Kerry Bubb talks in PopGenLunch this week

Elizabeth Thompson eathomp at u.washington.edu
Wed Jan 23 16:09:18 PST 2013





My title for Feb 22 is
Counts of relatives and rare variant extinction
in infinite populations.

Elizabeth

On Wed, 23 Jan 2013, Joe Felsenstein wrote:


>

>

> Folks --

>

> Kerry Bubb will speak this Friday. She is in Christine Queitsch's lab which

> works on heat shock proteins in plants. She writes, in explanation of her

> title, that:

>

> "This talk is motivated by Christine's feeling that 'buffering' (and I'll explain what I mean by that more rigorously) is one reason why GWAS studies have failed to explain much of the heritability for many complex diseases. I'm going to try to give a chalk-talk version."

>

> Our schedule for the remainder of the quarter is now:

>

>

> Date: 1/25

> Who: Kerry Bubb (Genome Sciences)

> Topic: Modeling Complex Diseases: What to expect when you are GWASing

>

> Date: 2/1

> Who: Joe Felsenstein (Genome Sciences)

> Topic: Potpourri: a number of interesting unrelated small results

>

> Date: 2/8

> Who: Serge Sverdlov

> Topic: tba

>

> Date: 2/15

> Who: Mary Kuhner (Genome Sciences)

> Topic: a DEEPLY DEMENTED use of phylogenetics in cancer research

>

> Date: 2/22

> Who: Elizabeth Thompson (Statistics)

> Topic: tba

>

> Date: 3/1

> Who: Erick Matsen (FHCRC)

> Topic: Fitting likelihood curves for fun and profit

>

> Date: 3/8

> Who: Julia Palacios Roman

> Topic: tba

>

> Our schedule is full but not complete: we still need titles/topics from many of

> you.

>

> The seminar will be, this quarter, in S040 Foege, the downstairs seminar room

> opposite the elevators on Ground floor.

>

>

> Joe

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