Lausanne Genomics Days 2012

February 16 & 17, 2012
University of Lausanne
Genopode Building, Auditorium C

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Thursday February 16 (09h20 starting time)

9:30 - 10:15
John Moran – University of Michigan
Studies of a Human Retrotransposon

10:15 - 11:00
Nicholas Katsanis – Duke University
Modeling the morbid human genome

11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:30 - 12:15
Julian Parkhill – Sanger Institute
Understanding transmission and evolution of bacterial pathogens through large-scale sequencing


12:15 - 13:00
Jeffrey Jensen - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
What has genomics taught us about adaptation?

13:00 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:30 - 15:15
Han Brunner - Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
How next generation sequencing changes medicine

15:15 - 16:00
Carole Charlier- University of Liège
Serial translocation via circular intermediates underlies colour sidedness in cattle


Friday February 17 (09h20 starting time)

9:30 - 10:15
Nicolas Galtier - Université Montpellier II
Species life-history traits and genome evolution

10:15 - 11:00
Chris Bowler - Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
The Tara Oceans Expedition - A holistic approach for marine eco-systems biology


11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:30 - 12:15
Chris Jiggins - University of Cambridge
A butterfly genome offers insights into adaptation and speciation

12:15 - 13:00
Maarten Koornneef – Max-Planck Institute, Köln
Exploiting natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana

13:00 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:30 - 15:15
Sophien Kamoun - The Sainsbury Laboratory
Genome evolution in the Irish potato famine pathogen lineage

15:15 - 16:00
Marc Robinson-Rechavi – University of Lausanne and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Evolution and gene expression in vertebrates