Thanks to the very nice organization by Will Kinney and others, there was an awesome symposium about "Origins" in the broader sense. It was open to the public. We had a lot fun and a very interesting range of discussions. You can find some information, as well as the slides for the talks here -
Thanks to efforts of Sara, Daniel and Brandon - Everything is functioning like clockwork (an analog one that you have to recalibrate once in a while - :)) - So, here is our first gel electrophoresis result of a small copy number variable exonic locus.
We are now affliated iwth the Program in Evolution, Ecology and Behavior (EEB) in University at Buffalo. This may be a good opportunity for graduate students and visiting scientists interested in evolutionary/anthropological genomics to interact with our group. So, we are looking forward to working with the EEB folk in the coming years. Also, Omer will … Continue reading The lab is now affiliated with Program in Evolution, Ecology and Behavior
Bilim kazanı için İlker ve Aysu ile uzunca bir muhabbet ettik. Tatlı dillerinden ayrılıp da eve dönmem gece yarısı 1'i buldu. Ama galiba ayırdığımız 5 saate değdi. İnsanı insan yapan nedir diye sorduk - Dinlemek için basın buraya. Bu arada iyice yaşlandığımı tasdikleyecek ama, FatBoy Slim'in şu klibini hatırlamadım değil... 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub747pprmJ8
Işıl Öz'ün daha önceki Türkiye'deki akademik meselelerle ilgili yazılarına bir devam niteliğindeki parça, T24'te yayınlandı. Benden de kısa alıntılar var. Bilginize...
Finally the Anthropology Subject Module for Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) is up and running. I am fairly excited about this enterprise and I am eager to see the impact of this bibliography on research and teaching. I have contributed the "Genetics" section to this module. An interesting debate has emerged from this enterprise, comparing OBO … Continue reading Oxford Bibliographies Online: Anthropology
I had a chance to visit Turkey, primarily to attend a workshop as a member of the "Turkish Genome Research" project. It was a lot of media hype mostly regarding the very basic concepts of genomics, rather than the specifics of the Turkish Genome variation, which we are currently analyzing. One catchy title, for instance, … Continue reading Turkey Visit and Turkish Genome Research
Açık Bilim isimli son derece şık ve kaliteli bir şekilde yayına başlayan bir çevrim içi bilim dergisi ile söyleşim oldu. Bilginize. Bu söyleşiye önayak olan Çağrı Yalgın'a teşekkürler bu arada.
In collaboration with the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, the AAAG Education Committee is holding the Application of Genomics to Anthropological Research (AGAR) workshop in San Antontio, TX from January 9-10, 2012. Registration is limited, and the registration deadline is November 30. Please see this page for details.
Our team's effort to rule out a genetic disorder helped get Siri the Chimp get back to health. Pretty cool that this little guy really beat the odds and survived. BWH press release, Oklahoman.