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Distinguished Lecture in Data Science

Title: Using Networks in Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics

Speaker: Prof. Alan R. Templeton (Charles
Rebstock Emeritus Professor of Biology
and Statistical Genomics, Washington
University in St. Louis)

Abstract: Networks consist of nodes interconnected by edges. In evolutionary biology, the nodes can be alleles, individuals, populations, species, etc. The edges reflect relationships or associations between the nodes, such as linkage disequilibrium, social interactions, genetic similarity, etc. Three examples will be given of how networks can be used to gain powerful new insights in evolutionary genetics and genomics: the role of landscape structure on social, dispersal, and gene flow networks; coadapted genetic complexes in a spatially varying environment, and population structure.  

Monday, April 29 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Anheuser-Busch Hall (ABH), 001
1 University Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63121-4400

Event Type

Lectures, Seminars and Presentations

Target Audience

Faculty, Staff and Retirees, General Public, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students

Website

http://www.cs.umsl.edu/~colloquium-co...

Group
Mathematics and Computer Science
Department
Arts and Sciences
Contact Name

Adrian Clingher

Contact Phone

3145166338

Contact Email

clinghera@umsl.edu

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