December 2 2015

12:00 LSB 2320

Jeff Wall
Department of Epidemiology &; Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco

Detecting admixture at different timescales from large-scale genetic data


Admixture between genetically distinct populations is thought to be a common occurrence. We outline approaches that can be used to identify admixture events that happened in the recent or distant past and apply these approaches to the analysis of whole-genome sequence data from humans, baboons and owls.