Research Summer School 2015

Software and Statistical Methods for Population Genetics (SSMPG 2015)

Aussois, Vanoise national park, September 7th-11st

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Monday September 7th

Arrival of the participants

19h30-20h30 Dinner

20h30-22h00 Poster session I

Tuesday September 8th

08h30-09h30 Introduction to the summer school

09h00-10h30 Katie Lotterhos, Northeastern University (USA)
Presentation of outFLANK: a procedure to find Fst outliers based on an inferred distribution of neutral Fst.
Presentation of the simulated datatsets that will be analyzed during the contest.

10h30-11h00 Break

11H00-12h30 Renaud Vitalis, INRA Montpellier (France)
Presentation of SelEstim: Detecting and measuring selection from gene frequency data.

12h30-14h00 Lunch

14h00-15h30 Bertrand Servin, INRA Toulouse (France)
Presentation of hapFLK and FLK tests for the detection of selection signatures based on multiple population genotyping data.

15h30-16h00 Break

16h00-18h00
Contest
Participants will be working in groups to analyze the simulated datasets using the methods previously described.


19h30-20h30 Dinner

20h30-22h00 Poster session II

Wednesday September 9th

09h00-10h30 Michael Blum, UGA Grenoble (France)
Presentation of PCAdapt: detecting genes involved in adaptation with principal component-analysis.

10h30-11h00 Break

11H00-12h30 Olivier Francois, UGA Grenoble (France)
Presentation of LEA: An R package for landscape and ecological genome-wide association studies.

12h30-14h00 Lunch

14h00-15h30 Mathieu Gautier, INRA Montpellier (France)
Presentation of BAYPASS: detecting adaptive loci with and without environmental variables using the covariance matrix.

15h30-16h00 Break

16h00-18h00 Contest
Participants will be working in groups to analyze the simulated datasets using the methods previously described.

19h30-20h30 Dinner

Thursday September 10th

09h00-12h00
Contest
Participants will be working in groups to analyze the simulated datasets using the methods previously described.


12h00 End of the contest

12h00-13h30 Lunch

13h30-16h30 Mountain walk

17h00-19h00 Results of the contest
The instructors will provide the results of the contest. They results obtained by the instructors and by the participants will be evaluated and compared. Prizes for the best groups among the participants will be awarded.
 
20h00-21h30 Gala Dinner

Friday September 11th

End of the meeting after breakfast