Evolutionary Biology

Recommended Readings: David C. Page, M.D. Friday September 11, 2020

By |2020-09-10T19:14:58+00:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Biology, Computational Biology, Development, Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Genetics, Friday Lecture Series via Zoom webinars, Genomics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

  Webinar Friday Lecture Series  (open to the Tri-I community) Friday, September 11, 2020 David C. Page, M.D. Professor Department of Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Males and Females as Products of Alternative, Dynamic Readings of the Genome Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Godfrey AK, et al. (2020) Quantitative analysis of Y-chromosome gene expression in 36 [...]

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Recommended Readings: Harmit Malik, Ph.D., June 5, 2020

By |2020-06-01T20:47:15+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Human Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

Webinar Friday Lecture Series (only open to the Rockefeller University community) Friday, June 5, 2020 Harmit Malik, Ph.D. Member and Associate Director Division of Basic Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Genetic Conflicts: Rapidly Evolving Tales of Rapidly Evolving Histones   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Schroeder, Courtney M.; Malik, Harmit S. (2019). Meiosis: How Gambling [...]

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Recommended Readings: Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., March 6, 2020

By |2020-02-21T16:32:46+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Physiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 6, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D. Senior Principal Investigator Calico Breaking the Mold; Insights into Aging from the Long-lived Cancer-resistant Naked Mole-Rat   Recommended Readings: Science News Kai Kupferschmidt. Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging. January 26, 2018. Science magazine Empirical Articles Hilton, Hugo G.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sean Carroll, Ph.D. Friday October 4, 2019

By |2019-09-13T16:16:47+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , |

                                                                Friday Lectures   Friday, October 4, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Sean Carroll Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biology and Genetics University of Wisconsin-Madison Butterfly Spots and Rattlesnake Tales: The Evolution of Novelty     Recommended Readings: Science News Silver Spring, MD. The Serengeti Rules— Top-down ecology. April 15, 2019. Science on Screen Empirical Articles [...]

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Recommended Readings: Beth Shapiro, D.Phil, Friday May 3, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:12+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 3, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Beth Shapiro D.Phil Professor Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California Can Ancient DNA Reveal What Makes Us Human? Recommended Readings: Science News How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-extinction. April 23, 2019. Technology Networks Empirical Articles Fregel, Rosa; Ordonez, Alejandra [...]

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Recommended Readings: Molly Przeworski, Ph.D. Friday November 30, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Bioinformatics, Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Mathematical Genomics, Recommended Readings, System Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 30, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Molly Przeworski Ph.D. Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Systems Biology Columbia University An Evolutionary Perspective on Meiotic Recombination in Vertebrates   Recommended Readings: Science News Hakhamanesh Mostafavi, Joe Pickrell and Molly Przeworski. Evolutionary geneticists spot natural selection happening now in people. September 11, 2017. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Laura Landweber, Ph.D. Friday February 2nd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:13+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Laura Landweber, Ph.D.  Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Biological Sciences Columbia University RNA-programmed genome rearrangement and editing in the ciliate Oxytricha Recommended Readings: Science News Greg Miller. This Bizarre Organism Builds Itself a New Genome Every Time It Has Sex. (2014, Sep 17). Wired [...]

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