Journal Club (2014-2015)
The Journal Club is every other Wednesday, from 14-14h50, in room 219. Feel free to bring your lunch.
The schedule is indicated below. If it is your turn, please indicate the paper you are presenting and update the calendar accordingly. It can be any paper of scientific interest. Alternatively, you can also give tutorials on any scientific topic that may be of interest to other members of the group, organize a discussion on a scientific topic or invite an external speaker. Examples of past topics are given in the previous Journal Club (spring 2014)
Replaced by systemsX.ch conference
Micha will talk about a recent gwas paper on the "Genetic background of extreme violent behavior" and the implication of this kind of research in court.
Zoltan invites J.P Hubaux to talk about genomic privacy.
Tanguy on the effect of the experimenter sex on animal stress levels, a very common but largely ignored bias in animal experimentation.
Beryl on paleogenetics and the history of alcohol metabolism in primates.
Micha about the controversial cancer and bad luck paper that just made the buzz on the scientific news.
Reyhan on schizophrenia and the gut microbiome. http://www.nature.com/mp/journal/v19/n12/full/mp201493a.html
David presents this mid-thesis
Katarina presentation will be: MRR vaccine and autism: a case of 'junk science' with the following papers:
Rico presents: Geospatial Resolution of Human and Bacterial Diversity with City-Scale Metagenomics Afshinnekoo, 2015
Tanguy on the genetics of portugese crypto-Jews:
Micha will talk about genomic imprinting and parental conflicts with the following paper: Babak et al., Genetic conflict reflected in tissue-specific maps of genomic imprinting in human and mouse, Nature, 2015.
Daniel presents the vision of Stephen Friend to revolutionize biomedical research by empowering patients and researchers
Katarina presents her master thesis