IICD & Probability And Society Initiative Joint Seminar Series (October 9th - November 6th, 2020)
September 23, 2020
IICD & Probability and Society Initiative
Joint Seminar Series
The Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics and the Probability and Society Initiative will be jointly organizing two mini-series on the topic of "Probabilistic modeling in biology" this fall on how cutting edge probabilistic methods are being applied to address questions in evolutionary biology, population genetics, and epidemiology. Friday, October 9th, 16th, 23rd, and November 6th, 13th, and 20th.
Evolutionary processes and patterns of biodiversity
LECTURE 1. Genealogy of one or many genes, October 9, 11am-12noon
LECTURE 2. The formation of new species, October 16 , 11am-12noon
LECTURE 3. Coevolving genes and species, October 23, 11am-12noon
Some mathematical models of evolution
LECTURE 1. Spatial population models November 6, 11am-12noon
LECTURE 2. Expanding populations November 13, 11am-12noon
LECTURE 3. The infinitesimal model and
evolutionary rescue November 20, 11am-12noon
Abstracts and registration available here on the IICD websiteIICD website.