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Darwin Day 2020: Sequencing life – for the future of life

This year's Darwin Day event covers a moonshot for biology: Resolving all genomes on earth within a decade! Speakers: Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Josefin Stiller, Maren Wellenreuther, and Tom Gilbert.

The event is held in English. No registration required.

Visit the Darwin Day web page at CEES for more information.

PROGRAM

Opening remarks
Svein Stølen, Rector, UiO (Homepage)

Announcing the winners of The Darwin Prize
Nils Chr. Stenseth, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences & CEES, IBV, UiO (Homepage)

Introduction
Kjetill S. Jakobsen, Chair of CEES (Homepage)

Understanding genome evolution and disease using 240 mammals
Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Uppsala University & Life Laboratory Uppsala, Sweden & Broad Institute, USA (Homepage)

Genome sequencing across the tree of life – a bird’s-eye view
Josefin Stiller*, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Homepage)

Break: Approximately 12:25-13:05. Coffee and buns will be served.

Harnessing the power of genomics to secure a sustainable future
Maren Wellenreuther, The university of Auckland, New Zealand. (Homepage)

Life through the Hologenomic window
Tom Gilbert, University of Copenhagen and Natural History Museum of Denmark. (Homepage)

Abstracts and more information.



* Due to unforeseen circumstances, Guojie Zhang (Homepage) had to cancel his participation. We are very happy that Josefin Stiller has agreed to join us!

Published Nov. 18, 2019 2:32 PM - Last modified Feb. 11, 2020 10:01 PM