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Group Meeting 23/11/20

Speaker: PAN Ziqing Time: 13:00 – 14:00, Nov 23, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Neanderthal-ancestry in human genome Source: 1. Neanderthal introgression reintroduced functional ancestral alleles lost in Eurasian populations (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-020-1261-z) 2. Identifying and Interpreting Apparent Neanderthal Ancestry in African Individuals...

Group Meeting 16/11/20

Speaker: TAN Xinjiang Time: 13:00 – 14:00, Nov 16, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: A unified framework for joint-tissue transcriptome-wide association and Mendelian randomization analysis Abstract: Here, we present a joint-tissue imputation (JTI) approach and a Mendelian randomization framework for causal inference, MR-JTI. JTI borrows information across transcriptomes of different tissues, leveraging...

Group Meeting 09/11/20

Speaker: LIU Jiaojiao Time: 13:00 – 14:00, Nov 09, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Effective population size of admixed populations Speaker: ZHANG Xiaoxi Time: 14:00 – 15:00, Nov 09, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: A Dynamic 6,000-Year Genetic History of Eurasia’s Eastern Steppe Summary: The Eastern Eurasian Steppe was home to historic empires of nomadic pastoralists, including the...

Group Meeting 02/11/20

Speaker: GAO Yang Time: 13:00 – 14:00, Nov 02, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: The Genetic Structure and History of Hmong-Mien-speaking Populations Inferred by Yao Population Speaker: CHEN Shuanghui Time: 14:00 – 15:00, Nov 02, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Ancient DNA indicates human population shifts and admixture in northern and southern China Abstract: Human genetic history in East...

Group Meeting 26/10/20

Speaker: LIU Chang Time: 13:00 – 14:00, Oct 26, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Work report Speaker: CHEN Hao Time: 14:00 – 15:00, Oct 26, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Y-LineageTracker: tracing fine-scale paternal lineages using high-throughput next-generation sequencing data Speaker: WANG Chenghu Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Oct 26, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Genetic...

Group Meeting 19/10/20

Speaker: PAN Yuwen Time: 13:00 – 15:00, Oct 19, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Work report Speaker: ZHANG Chunyuan Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Oct 19, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Several examples provide a brief overview of population expansion...

Group Meeting 12/10/20

Speaker: ZHANG Rui Time: 13:00 – 15:00, Oct 12, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: AdmixSim 2: A Forward-Time Simulator for Modeling Complex Population Admixture Speaker: WANG Yimin Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Oct 12, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: Recurrent inversion toggling and great ape genome evolution Abstract: Inversions play an important role in disease and evolution but are difficult to...

Group Meeting 28/09/20

Speaker: MA Sen Time: 15:00 – 17:00, Sep 28, 2020 Venue: Room 315, SIBS Main Building Topic: IPD-IMGT/HLA Database Abstract: The IPD-IMGT/HLA Database, http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ipd/imgt/hla/, currently contains over 25 000 allele sequence for 45 genes, which are located within the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) of the human genome. This region is the most polymorphic region of the human genome, and the levels of...