[Popgenlunch] Fwd: Robin Waples in PopGenLunch Friday

Joe Felsenstein joe at gs.washington.edu
Tue Apr 24 16:53:17 PDT 2018

Folks --

This week our speaker is:

Marshall Abrams

of the Department of Philosophy,
University of Alabama, Birmingham

He is in town to speak the next day (Saturday) at
a symposium in the Department of Philosophy
on "Philosophy of Probability"
(See: https://phil.washington.edu/news/2018/02/13/register-philosophy-probability-workshop

and has agreed to also talk to us,
at our usual time and place:

Friday, 27 April from 12:30pm-1:30pm
in S110 Foege Building

The title of the talk is:

Deemphasizing individuals: Population genetics and the metaphysics of
evolutionary processes

It happens, alas, that I will be out of town for
this talk. Bruce Weir has agreed to run the

The schedule for the rest of the quarter is:

May 4

May 11

May 18 (S)

May 25 (S)
reserved, see below

June 1 (S)
reserved, see below

(One of the last two sessions will actually have Bruce Weir, speaking on
"Estimating the inbreeding coefficient", and the other will have Elizabeth
Thompson, speaking on a closely related topic. They will be working
out who goes first.)

Note that we have three open slots. For those sessions, volunteers are,
of course, welcome.

This quarter I will be away for about 4 of the sessions, 3 of them in Friday
Harbor, from where I will try to attend by Skype. We will try to have sessions
anyway, with others in charge. I marked the session which
I will attend by Skype by (S).

As usual, bringing and eating lunches is welcome (though food is not provided).

Joe (CEO, PopGenLunch)
Joe Felsenstein joe at gs.washington.edu
Department of Genome Sciences and Department of Biology,
University of Washington, Box 355065, Seattle, WA 98195-5065 USA

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