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Detecting selection from population genetic data

Presented by: 
R Nielsen [Copenhagen]
Date: 
Thursday 14th December 2006 - 11:30 to 12:30
Venue: 
Center for Mathematical Sciences
Abstract: 

We will present an analysis of several large scale human populaiton genetic data sets. We use a combination of simulation and analytical approaches to identify genes and genomic regions targeted by Darwinian selection. The biological implications of some of the results are discussed.

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons