Genomics of Non-Classical Model Animals

The workshop deals with genomics of non-classical organsims that can be sources of natural substances or have biological traits of interest that can contribute to human welfare.
Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Pacific Salon 4-5 (2nd Floor)
Aaron Avivi
10:30 AM
Genomics of Nematode Parasites of Pigs, Sheep, and Other Animals: Towards Understanding Human Immune Modulation
Paul W. Sternberg, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech, Pasadena, USA

11:10 AM
Polar Bears Genomics and Its Association with Cardiomyopathy and Vascular Disease
Rasmus Nielsen, Department of Integrative Biology and Statistics

11:30 AM
Derived Immune and Ancestral Pigmentation Alleles in a 7,000-Year-Old European Hunter-Gatherer
Morten E. Allentoft, Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen

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