Meetings 2016

The Centre for Computational Evolution (CCE) holds regular research meetings where CCE researchers, guests or visitors present on current projects. Students and visitors are especially welcomed to these meetings. To be put onto the mailing list for these meetings, please e-mail compevol@auckland.ac.nz

Regular research meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month, 3-4pm in Room 303S-561. Research talks by visitors will be held on a suitable day during their visit. 

 

Date

Speaker

Topic

28-Jan-16

 

General meeting

4-Feb-16

 

Science Committee meeting

11-Feb-16

 

 

18-Feb-16

 

 

25-Feb-16

 

 

3-Mar-16

 

 

10-Mar-16

Tim Vaughan

Achoo! Exploring the Phylodynamics of seasonal influenza in NZ

17-Mar-16

1. Gereon Kaiping (Max Planck Institute project)
2. Quentin Atkinson

1. How lineage-specific are word-order universals?

2. Cultural Diversity in the Light of Evolution

24-Mar-16

 

 

31-Mar-16    
7-Apr-16    
14-Apr-16 Luke Maurits Lightweight latent structures for linguistic data
21-Apr-16    
28-Apr-16  

Science Committee meeting

General meeting

5-May-16    
12-May-16    
19-May-16    
26-May-16   BEAST2 Strategy meeting
2-Jun-16   Science Committee Meeting
9-Jun-16 Walter Xie Introduction to ComMA: a R Package for Community Matrix Analysis
16-Jun-16 Remco Bouckaert How to write post processing tools for BEAST
23-Jun-16    
30-Jun-16    
7-Jul-16    
14-Jul-16    
21-Jul-16 Remco Bouckaert BEAST v2.4.3 release meeting (1-2pm)
    CCE/Bioinformatics Institute mixer at Thomas Building tea room (2:30 - 4pm)
27-Jul-16 (Wednesday)

1. Aaron Darling (UTS, Australia) 

2. Mathieu Fourment (UTS, Australia)

1. Toward population genomics and phylogenetics for wild bacterial populations

2. Phylogenetic inference with streaming data using sequential Monte Carlo

28-Jul-16    
4-Aug-16 Zhi Chang (ETH, Switzerland) Bayesian inference of species divergences and hybridizations
11-Aug-16 Anna Santure Using genomics to manage adaptive potential in threatened populations
18-Aug-16 Ben Cooper Estimating the colonisation history of the New Zealand tree flora
25-Aug-16    
1-Sep-16    
8-Sep-16    
15-Sep-16    
22-Sep-16   (11am) MBIE/Commercial funding workshop
22-Sep-16 Joseph Heled Going back to basics
29-Sep-16 Prof Simon Ho (The University of Sydney) Genomic and evolutionary insights from molecular clocks
6-Oct-16    
13-Oct-16    
20-Oct-16 Matthew Egbert (11am) Behaviour that increases evolvability
27-Oct-16   (3-5pm, 303 Level 4 common room) CCE/BI Research TalkFest 
3-Nov-16 Remco Bouckaert (11am) Towards a global language tree
17-Nov-16    
24-Nov-16   (2-3pm) Science Committee Meeting
24-Nov-16 Jonathan Klawitter The subnet prune and regraft operation on classes of phylogenetic networks
1-Dec-16 Monika Karmin (University of Tartu, Estonia) (11am) Sequencing human male lineages
8-Dec-16    
15-Dec-16 Alexei Drummond
(11am) Genome editing to the fittest?