In late 2019, a bunch of people gathered at the Lorentz Center in The Netherlands to think about how we can predict evolution, and what we need to do better. It was a fantastic meeting, and we just published one of the outcomes – a review discussing different kinds of evolutionary predictions, factors that increase predictability,... Continue Reading →
ASN VP Symposium sessions online
Talks from the American Society of Naturalists' Vice-Presidential symposium, organized by Deepa at the 2022 Evolution meeting in Cleveland, are now available to view online. Check them out, and while you are at it, listen to many more great talks on the ASN youtube channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seoDr29D9Kw&list=PLrKX8ieTJNbQrIiJ7yHYhujP0Sdjiy-yf
ICTS Preparatory school on population genetics and evolution
Happy to announce the 2nd edition of our 1-week intensive school on population genetics and evolution in Feb 2024 at ICTS, co-organized with Kavita Jain from JNCASR Bangalore. If you are a student with a keen interest in population genetics but are relatively new to the topic, do consider applying (deadline 20 November 2022)! You'll... Continue Reading →
1st meeting of network on prokaryotic genome evolution
We are happy to finally announce the 1st meeting of our special topic network on synthesizing micro- and macro- evolutionary processes shaping prokaryotic genomes, supported by ESEB. The meeting will be hosted at the Milner Center for Evolution at the University of Bath, UK, from 30 May to 1 June 2022. We have a great... Continue Reading →
Announcing the 2020 ICTS School on Population Genetics and Evolution
Kavita Jain and I are pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Bangalore School on Population genetics and Evolution. As always, we have an exciting speaker lineup, and we look forward to a group of enthusiastic participants. We invite applications from PhD students and postdocs (and exceptional MSc students) from biology, computer science, physics,... Continue Reading →
2019 Conference season is upon us!
We are off to various conferences this year. Come listen to our talks, visit our posters, and talk science! Aparna is already at Evolution 2019, to talk about the role of microbiomes during host adaptation in the Hamilton Award Symposium. We are rather proud that Aparna was selected to present as a finalist! She will... Continue Reading →
NCBS Annual Talks 2015
Our campus annual talks just finished, and many of us from the lab presented our work. It was a hectic but fun few days. Here are some pictures of lab people with their posters.
Evolution Symposium: Celebrating Wallace
I'm very happy to announce a day-long symposium on evolutionary biology on 7 Nov 2013, which I am organizing along with Krushnamegh Kunte at NCBS. The symposium is in honor of Alfred Russel Wallace, who proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection along with Charles Darwin. Applications for research posters are due 15 Oct,... Continue Reading →