Human Population Growth

When

Mon, Apr 07, 2014 12:00 pmuntilMon, Apr 07, 2014 1:00 pm

Where

Life Sciences Building Auditorium
145 Bevier Road
Piscataway
NJ
08854

Contact

(848) 445-3986

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About

Alon Keinan, Ph.D.
Robert N. Noyce Assistant Professor in Life Science and Technology
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

Human populations have experienced recent explosive growth, which predicts an abundance of rare genetic variants. I introduce new sequencing data and ensuing models of recent human history. Combined with studying how purifying selection ope