Anthropological genomics in the era of affordable and highthroughput technologies

I was invited to give a talk at American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG).  The organizers of the symposium were Graciela Cabana and Lorena Havill.  I think, they did a great job of putting together a diverse group of researchers to discuss "Anthropological Genetics in the Genomic Era". If you are interested in my talk, … Continue reading Anthropological genomics in the era of affordable and highthroughput technologies

Henry Stewart Talks – Copy Number Variation

"Introduction to Human Genetics" talk series, which I also contributed, is online in the Henry Stewart Talks website.   If you are interested, you can listen to the first 10 minutes of my lecture on "Copy Number Variation" Citation:Gökçümen, Ö. (2009), "Copy Number Variation", in Veeramah, K. (ed.), Introduction to Human Genetics: Fundamentals and latest … Continue reading Henry Stewart Talks – Copy Number Variation

Yerel bariyerler, genetik karışma ve kıtalararası izolasyon

İTÜ Moleküler Biyoloji ve Genetik Kulübü'nün düzenlediği, İTÜ III. Ulusal Moleküler Biyoloji ve Genetik Öğrenci Kongresi'nde uzaktan bir konferans verme fırsatı buldum.  Gerçekten hem artık bu tip uzaktan konferansların olanaklı olduğunu göstermesi açısından çok hoştu, hem de çok zaman geçirdiğim Boğaziçi Bilim Kulübü'ndeki zamanlarımı hatırlattı. ITU Talk - 2009 View more presentations from gokcumen. Konuşmam … Continue reading Yerel bariyerler, genetik karışma ve kıtalararası izolasyon

Genetic Anthropology at Fine Scales

Dr. Krishna Veeramah from UCLA and I got a Wenner Gren Foundation grant to organize a workshop.  This event, entitled "Genetic Anthropology at Fine Scales" will host several leading scientists and social scientists to discuss several issues regarding genetic anthropology.  For more information you can visit the website.

Connecting the Genetic Histories of Anatolia: Ethical, Methodological and Theoretical Concerns

Recently, I gave a lecture in  UCLA on the challenges and opportunities in using genetic data to make historical inferences.  The campus of UCLA, by the way, is one of the most beautiful I have ever been.  The lecture was a part of DNA and History seminar series.  It was really nice to see very … Continue reading Connecting the Genetic Histories of Anatolia: Ethical, Methodological and Theoretical Concerns