[Popgenlunch] Marshall Abrams in PopGenLunch Friday

Bruce Weir bsweir at uw.edu
Tue Apr 24 19:16:21 PDT 2018


All

I think you will enjoy meeting Marshall. He has a long-standing interest
in population genetics.

Bruce


On 4/24/2018 5:04 PM, Joe Felsenstein wrote:

> (I always do this! I send out this week's PopGenLunch notice

> using the Subject: line of the previous week's. So here it is

> again with the proper Subject line.)

>

>

> Folks --

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>

> This week our speaker is:

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> Marshall Abrams

>

> of the Department of Philosophy,

> University of Alabama, Birmingham

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>

> 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:

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> Deemphasizing individuals: Population genetics and the metaphysics of

> evolutionary processes

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>

> It happens, alas, that I will be out of town for

> this talk. Bruce Weir has agreed to run the

> session.

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> The schedule for the rest of the quarter is:

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> May 4

> TBA

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> May 11

> TBA

>

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> May 18 (S)

> TBA

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>

> 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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