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Key lab seminar by Dr. Daniel Falush, 10th, April, 2019
Authors:PICB    Time:2019-03-26    Read:75

Time :  15:00-16:30 pm , April 10Wednesday

Venue: Room 258, 320 Yueyang Road

HostDr. Shuhua Xu

           Population Genomics Group, CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology

Speaker: Dr. Daniel Falush, University of Bath, UK.   

 

Title: Population genetics of rapidly recombining bacteria.


Abstract: A few bacterial species, including the stomach colonizing bacterium Helicobacter pylori and the seafood pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus, recombine so rapidly that they have approximately panmictic populations similar to that of humans. I describe how techniques such as chromosome painting can be used to study the genetic structure of these species and shed light on demography, local adaptation and epistasis.