Programme

The conference consists of plenary talks by invited speakers, participants talks, and hand-on workshops focused on NGS data analysis tools.

Plenary speakers

Mark Blaxter, University of Edinburgh
MarkMark studies genomics of nematodes and other, less popular species, such as Tardigrates. He is the right person to ask when you struggle with assembling a genome of absolutely non-model species.

 

 

Katja Nowick, University of Leipzig
KatjaKatja studies primates, H. sapiens included, and she is particularly interested in the role of transcription factors.

 

 

Stuart J.E. Baird, Czech Academy of Sciences
StuartStuart is interested in many aspects of evolutionary genetics, and his particular interest is what happens in a hybrid zone.

 

Rui Faria, University of Porto, Portugal
In his research, Rui focuses on the evolutionary genetics of reproductive isolation. In particular, he seeks mechanisms of genetic incompatibilities in speciation.

 

 

Workshops

Data visualisation in R using ggplot2

Przemysław Biecek, University of Warsaw / Warsaw Technical University
PrzemekPrzemek is an R enthusiast, he uses R for his research, he develops packages, and the loves teaching R.

 

 

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