Workshop on "Selection in Population Genetics"- Paris, December 6-7, 2011

This two day workshop will bring together experimentalists and theorists from a range of backgrounds. We aim to stimulate discussions about the open questions in understanding the role of selection in population genetics. The workshop will consist of talks by invited speakers (please see list below) and a lot of time for discussions. We are also planning a poster session. Please contact us if you would like to present a poster. We encourage students, post-docs and faculty to attend.

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The dates: 6-7th of December 2011 (two full days).

The venue: Salle des Actes, 45 rue d'Ulm, Paris 75005, Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris.

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Click here for the Schedule

The organizers,

Michael Desai, Harvard University

Aleksandra Walczak, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Confirmed speakers and discussion leaders:

Nick Barton, IST Vienna
Bernard Derrida, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Alison Etheridge, Oxford University
Isabel Gordo, Gulbenkian Institute
Oskar Hallatschek, MPI Goettingen
Joachim Hermisson, University of Vienna
Michael Laessig, Cologne University
Ivan Matic, Université Paris V
Helen Morlon, Ecole Polytechnique
Gilean McVean, Oxford University
Richard Neher, MPI Tuebingen
Olin Silander, University of Basel
Boris Shraiman, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sander Tans, AMOLF
Simon Tavare, Cambridge University
Olivier Tenaillon, Université Paris VII
Henrique Teotonio, Gulbenkian Institute
Erik van Nimwegen, University of Basel