John Novembre - Novel Methods for Characterizing Geographic Structure in Genetic Variation

Friday, February 21, 2020, 3:45pm
Biology Building East , 101 Kollros Auditorium
210 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52240
John Novembre is a computational biologist who studies human evolutionary history, population structure and migration, and the etiology of genetic diseases. He develops novel data visualization and analysis techniques to investigate the correlations among genomic diversity, geography, and demographic structure. He received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015. This talk is part of the 2020 Iowa City Darwin Day celebration of science. See iowacitydarwinday.org for more details. Sponsored by Iowa City Darwin Day, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Public Policy Center, the Center for Teaching, the College of Law, the Obermann Center, the Delta Center, the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics, the Genetics Cluster Initiative, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, the College of Public Health Center, the UI Libraries, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Division of Internal Medicine, the College of Medicine, the Old Capitol Museums, Integrated DNA Technologies, Green State Credit Union, Hills Bank, FilmScene, Nodo, and the Departments of Biology, Anthropology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Teaching and Learning, Rhetoric, Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies.
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