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Universality classes of interaction structures for NK fitness landscapes
Sungmin Hwang, Benjamin Schmiegelt, Luca Ferretti, Joachim Krug
August 2017

Decomposing the Site Frequency Spectrum: The Impact of Tree Topology on Neutrality Tests
Luca Ferretti, Alice Ledda, Thomas Wiehe, Guillaume Achaz and Sebastian E. Ramos-Onsins
July 2017

Genealogical properties of subsamples in highly fecund populations
Bjarki Eldon, Fabian Freund, Alison M. Etheridge
July 2017

Branching processes with interactions: the subcritical cooperative regime
Adrián González Casanova, Juan Carlos Pardo, José Luis Perez

Adrián González Casanova, Noemi Kurt, Anton Wakolbinger, Linglong Yuan won the Itô Prize for their paper entitled:
An individual-based model for the Lenski experiment, and the deceleration of the relative fitness
April 2017

On the size of the block of 1 for Ξ-coalescents with dust
Fabian Freund, Martin Möhle
March 2017

Announcement: Summer school 2018 10.03.2017, 11:00 Uhr (GMT)
Summer school of 2nd period
17.06.2018 - 22.06.2018
Wissenschaftszentrum Schloss Reisensburg

The recovery of a recessive allele in a Mendelian diploid model
Anton Bovier, Loren Coquille, Rebecca Neukirch
March 2017

Ellen Baake's groups is looking for an individual to work on a project in mathematical genetics. The tasks comprise research about genealogical processes under various combinations of genetic processes such as mutation, selection, and recombination. [Furhter details]

Workshop 'Spatial models in population genetics'
06.09.2017 - 08.09.2017
University of Bath

Workshop 'Ancestral lines in population models'
03.11.2017 - 04.11.2017
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (DE)

The Department for Evolutionary Theory at the Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön is looking for a

Group Leader in Mathematical Biology [Details]

The size of the last merger and time reversal in Lambda-coalescents
Götz Kersting, Jason Schweinsberg, Anton Wakolbinger
January 2017

Modelling selection via multiple ancestors
Adrián González Casanova, Dario Spanò
January 2017

The fixation probability and time for a doubly beneficial mutant
Sebastian Bossert, Peter Pfaffelhuber
December 2016

Genotypic complexity of Fisher's geometric model
Sungmin Hwang, Su-Chan Park, Joachim Krug
December 2016

On Thursday 15 December, Frank den Hollander was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. The adornments were pinned on Den Hollander by Mayor Emile Jaensch of Oegstgeest, where Den Hollander resides. The ceremony occurred during the Eurandom workshop honouring the 60th birthday of Den Hollander. [Readmore]

Workshop 'Unleashing the power of full genome polymorphism data for inference: new developments of the Ancestral Recombination Graph'
27.09.2017
MPI for Evolutionary Biology Ploen (DE)

Announcement: Colloquium 2017 21.10.2016, 15:00 Uhr (GMT)
SPP colloquium
04.10.2017 - 06.10.2017
Universität Freiburg

Thematic meeting 'Probabilistic models in evolutionary biology'
24.11.2016 - 25.11.2016
Universität Göttingen

SPP colloquium
28.09.2016 - 30.09.2016
Universität zu Köln

delta-exceedance records and random adaptive walks
Su-Chan Park, Joachim Krug
April 2016

Coala: an R framework for coalescent simulation
Paul R. Staab and Dirk Metzler
November 2015

Population Genetic Consequences of the Allee Effect and the Role of Offspring-Number Variation
Meike J. Wittmann, Wilfried Gabriel and Dirk Metzler
September 2014

Genetic Diversity in Introduced Populations with an Allee Effect
Meike J. Wittmann, Wilfried Gabriel and Dirk Metzler
September 2014

Oh sister, where art thou? Spatial population structure and the evolution of an altruistic defence trait
T. Pamminger, S. Foitzik, D. Metzler and P. S. Pennings
September 2014

Multi-scale features of selection in population genetics
29.03.2017 - 31.03.2017
Eurandom, Eindhoven

Duals in mutation-selection systems
23.05.2016
Universität Erlangen

Open Postdoc/PhD positions in Erlangen 14.12.2015, 14:25 Uhr (GMT)
Announcement of an open Postdoc/PhD position in Erlangen
Supervisor: Andreas Greven

Open PhD positions in Ploen 09.12.2015, 16:35 Uhr (GMT)
Announcement of an open PhD position in Plön
Supervisor: Julien Dutheil
UPDATE: already engaged

2 open PhD positions in Duisburg-Essen 08.12.2015, 11:35 Uhr (GMT)
Announcement of 2 open PhD position in Duisburg-Essen
Supervisor: Martin Hutzenthaler
Supervisor: Anita Winter

Second funding period released to the public 08.12.2015, 11:30 Uhr (GMT)
Details of second funding period released:
projects, participants, abstracts.

(P)reprint #78: The historical Moran model 20.11.2015, 09:00 Uhr (GMT)
The historical Moran model
Peter Seidel
November 2015

SPP colloquium 2016 announced 03.11.2015, 16:20 Uhr (GMT)
SPP colloquium 2016
28.09.2016 - 30.09.2016
Universität Köln

A new look at duality for the symbiotic branching model
Matthias Hammer, Marcel Ortgiese, Florian Völlering
September 2015

The site-frequency spectrum associated with Xi-coalescents
Jochen Blath, Mathias C Cronjager, Bjarki Eldon, Matthias Hammer
August 2015

Altruistic defense traits in structured populations
Martin Hutzenthaler, Felix Jordan, Dirk Metzler
August 2015

The recombination equation for interval partitions
Michael Baake, Elham Shamsara
August 2015

Review colloquium: local informations added 12.08.2015, 19:00 Uhr (GMT)
Review colloquium
03.09.2015 - 04.09.2015
Universität Bielefeld

Greedy adaptive walks on a correlated fitness landscape
Su-Chan Park, Johannes Neidhart and Joachim Krug
July 2015

Review colloquium
03.09.2015 - 04.09.2015
Universität Bielefeld

A mixing tree-valued process arising under neutral evolution with recombination
Andrej Depperschmidt, Etienne Pardoux, Peter Pfaffelhuber
May 2015

Random walks in dynamic random environments and ancestry under local population regulation
Matthias Birkner, Jiří Černý and Andrej Depperschmidt
May 2015

One-dimensional random walks with self-blocking immigration
Matthias Birkner, Rongfeng Sun
October 2014

Survival of the recessive allele in the Mendelian diploid model
Anton Bovier, Rebecca Neukirch
May 2015

A basic mathematical model for the Lenski experiment and the deceleration of the relative fitness
Adrián González Casanova, Noemi Kurt, Anton Wakolbinger, Linglong Yuan
May 2015

A stochastic individual-based model for immunotherapy of cancer
Martina Baar, Loren Coquille, Hannah Mayer, Michael Hölzel, Meri Rogava, Thomas Tüting, Anton Bovier
May 2015

Workshop about genealogies in evolution: looking backward and forward
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
05.10.2015 - 06.10.2015

Genetic variability under the seed bank coalescent
Jochen Blath, Bjarki Eldon, Adrián González Casanova, Noemi Kurt, Maite Wilke-Berenguer
March 2015

Partitioning, duality, and linkage disequilibria in the Moran model with recombination
Mareike Esser, Sebastian Probst, Ellen Baake
February 2015

Feller's Contributions to Mathematical Biology
Ellen Baake, Anton Wakolbinger
January 2015

Call for 2nd funding period 18.01.2015, 10:00 Uhr (GMT)
The first funding period will end in December 2015. The present call invites proposals for the second three-year funding period, which have to be submitted starting 29 April and no later than 13 May 2015.

The total external length of the evolving Kingman coalescent
Iulia Dahmer, Götz Kersting
December 2014

Existence of mark functions in marked metric measure spaces
Sandra Kliem, Wolfgang Löhr
December 2014

(P)reprint #52: The seed-bank coalescent 24.11.2014, 15:48 Uhr (GMT)
The seed-bank coalescent
Jochen Blath, Adrián González Casanova, Noemi Kurt, Maite Wilke-Berenguer
November 2014

The general recombination equation in continuous time and its solution
Ellen Baake, Michael Baake, Majid Salamat
September 2014

Phase transition in random adaptive walks on correlated fitness landscapes
Su-Chan Park, Ivan G. Szendro, Johannes Neidhart and Joachim Krug
August 2014

Can the site-frequency spectrum distinguish exponential population growth from multiple-merger coalescents?
Matthias Birkner, Jochen Blath, Bjarki Eldon, Fabian Freund
August 2014

SPP Colloquium
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
22.09.2014 - 24.09.2014

Duality of Markov processes and applications to spatial population models
TU Berlin
Registration deadline: October 15, 2014.

On the sub-permutations of pattern avoiding permutations
Filippo Disanto, Thomas Wiehe
April 2014

Empirical fitness landscapes and the predictability of evolution
J. Arjan G.M. de Visser, Joachim Krug
June 2014

The largest strongly connected component in Wakeley et al's cyclical pedigree model
Jochen Blath, Stephan Kadow, Marcel Ortgiese
May 2014

On some random forests with determinantal roots
Luca Avena, Alexandre Gaudillière
May 2014

Summer school 2014: registration started. 05.05.2014, 16:18 Uhr (GMT)
Summer school 2014
Heinrich-Fabri-Institut Blaubeuren
Deadline: 23.05.2014

Open position 05.05.2014, 15:00 Uhr (GMT)
Offered within the project "Lines of descent under selection"
Universität Bielefeld
Deadline: 23.05.2014

Genealogies of population models with competition
Duisburg-Essen
26.06.2014 - 27.06.2014

The Kingman tree length process has infinite quadratic variation
I. Dahmer, R. Knobloch and A. Wakolbinger
February 2014

The fixation time of a strongly beneficial allele in a structured population
A. Greven, P. Pfaffelhuber, C. Pokalyuk and A. Wakolbinger
February 2014

Recombination Workshop 2014
Date fixed: 28.05.2014
Registration and submission of talks until April, 25th.

(P)reprint #40: The evolving beta coalescent 03.04.2014, 13:14 Uhr (GMT)
The evolving beta coalescent
Götz Kersting, Jason Schweinsberg, Anton Wakolbinger
April 2014

Clonal interference and Muller's ratchet in spatial habitats
Jakub Otwinowski and Joachim Krug
March 2014

Multidimensional epistasis and the transitory advantage of sex
Stefan Nowak, Johannes Neidhart, Ivan G. Szendro and Joachim Krug
March 2014

Genealogy of a Wright Fisher model with strong seed bank component
Jochen Blath, Bjarki Eldon, Adrián González Casanova, Noemi Kurt
March 2014

Adaptation in tunably rugged fitness landscapes: The Rough Mount Fuji Model
Johannes Neidhart, Ivan G. Szendro, Joachim Krug
February 2014

Genealogies of population models with competition 2014
Universität Duisburg-Essen
26.06.2014 - 27.06.2014

Recombination Workshop 2014
Universität Bielefeld
28.05.2014 (& 29.05.2014)

Bugfix for RSS-feeds: Please subscribe again 19.02.2014, 14:09 Uhr (GMT)

Population Dynamics and Statistical Physics in Synergy
Eurandom Eindhoven
25.08.2014 - 29.08.2014

From interacting particle systems to population genetics
Erlangen-Nürnberg
27.02.2014 - 28.02.2014

The scaling limit of the interface of the continuous-space symbiotic branching model
Jochen Blath, Matthias Hammer, Marcel Ortgiese
December 2013

SPP1590 Logos available for download 05.12.2013, 14:28 Uhr (GMT)
We published the SPP1590 logo in several resolutions and formats as .eps, .png, and .pdf.

Evolutionary game theoretic models with underlying genetic architecture
New principal investigator: Arne Traulsen
Former prinicipal investigator: Chaitanya Gokhale

Some large deviations in Kingman's coalescent
Andrej Depperschmidt, Peter Pfaffelhuber, Annika Scheuringer
November 2013

From interacting particle systems to population genetics
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
February 27-28, 2014

Second SPP colloquium determined 14.10.2013, 10:39 Uhr (GMT)
SPP colloquium, Erlangen University
September 22-24, 2014

SPP Colloquium: Programme added 06.09.2013, 16:46 Uhr (GMT)
SPP Colloquium
Universität Bonn
30.09.2013 - 02.10.2013

Yule-generated trees constrained by node imbalance
Filippo Disanto, Anna Schlizio and Thomas Wiehe
September 2013

The extremal process of two-speed branching Brownian motion
Anton Bovier, Lisa Hartung
August 2013

Anton Bovier and Frank den Hollander have been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
Anton Bovier received the award for for his research in the theory of random media.
Frank den Hollander received the award for his research in probability and mathematical physics, and especially large deviation theory.
Quebec
05.08.2013

(P)Reprint #25: The fixation line 08.08.2013, 16:04 Uhr (GMT)
The fixation line
Olivier Hénard
June 2013

News as RSS Feeds available 26.07.2013, 14:47 Uhr (GMT)

Open Post-Doc Position 25.07.2013, 15:28 Uhr (GMT)
Offered within the project
"Genealogies and inference for populations with highly skewed offspring distributions under further evolutionary forces"
Universität Mainz
Deadline: 15.09.2013

The ancestral process of long term seed bank models
Jochen Blath, Adrián González Casanova, Noemi Kurt, Dario Spanò
July 2013

Thematic meeting Mind The Gap: webpage added 18.06.2013, 13:37 Uhr (GMT)
Thematic meeting Mind The Gap: webpage added
Vienna
01.11.2013-02.11.2013

SPP Colloquium: Registration is possible now 17.06.2013, 12:00 Uhr (GMT)
SPP Colloquium
Universität Bonn
30.09.2013 - 02.10.2013

Evolutionary accessibility of modular fitness landscapes
Benjamin Schmiegelt, Joachim Krug
June 2013

The common ancestor process revisited
Sandra Kluth, Thiemo Hustedt, Ellen Baake
May 2013

Population Dynamics And Statistical Physics In Synergy
Eurandom Eindhoven
25.08.2014 - 29.08.2014

Trait substitution trees on two time scales analysis
Anton Bovier, Shi-Dong Wang
April 2013

The Effect of Single Recombination Events on Coalescent Tree Height and Shape
Luca Ferretti, Filippo Disanto and Thomas Wiehe
April 2013

The internal branch lengths of the Kingman coalescent
Götz Kersting, Iulia Stanciu
March 2013

Population genetic models including selection
Frankfurt a. M.
25.03.2013 - 26.03.2013

On the notion(s) of duality for Markov processes
Sabine Jansen, Noemi Kurt
October 2012

Path-properties of the tree-valued Fleming-Viot process
Andrej Depperschmidt, Andreas Greven, Peter Pfaffelhuber
December 2012

Total internal and external lengths of the Bolthausen-Sznitman coalescent
Götz Kersting, Juan Carlos Pardo, Arno Siri-Jégousse
February 2013

Analysis of DNA sequence variation within marine species using Beta-coalescents
Matthias Steinrücken, Matthias Birkner, Jochen Blath
November 2012

Accessibility percolation on n-trees
Stefan Nowak, Joachim Krug
February 2013

Directed random walk on an oriented percolation cluster
Matthias Birkner, Jiří Černý, Andrej Depperschmidt, Nina Gantert
September 2012

Exact Results for Amplitude Spectra of Fitness Landscapes
Johannes Neidhart, Ivan G. Szendro, Joachim Krug
January 2013

Path-properties of the tree-valued Fleming-Viot process
Andrej Depperschmidt, Andreas Greven, Peter Pfaffelhuber
December 2012

Renormalisation of hierarchically interacting Cannings processes
Andreas Greven, Frank den Hollander, Sandra Kliem, Anton Klimovsky
September 2012

The total external branch length of Beta-coalescents
Götz Kersting, Iulia Stanciu, Anton Wakolbinger
December 2012

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