The now annual Midwest Population Genetics Conference will be returning to University of Chicago. Come join us for a day of presentations, exciting and collegial conversations, and a lovely dinner on the shores of Lake Michigan at the Promontory Point! View the program here.
A day of talks and poster presentations was followed up by a barbecue at the Point in Hyde Park. Friends–new and old–ate, drank, and enjoyed each others’ company as the sun set on Lake Michigan.
The first Midwest Population Genetic Conference was a success! In terms of the numbers: We had approximately 80 attendees, from 20 different off-campus labs and 17 on-campus labs. Attendees drove in from Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. There were 15 posters and 11 talks, 7 by grad-students/postdocs and 4 by assistant professors. Because…
Evolutionary biologists could not contain their excitement as they awaited the first ever Midwest Population Genetic Conference. Naturally…they took to twittersphere! Looking forward to tomorrow's Midwest PopGen Meeting! #MidWestPopGen14 pic.twitter.com/WdNresmt2q — John Novembre (@jnovembre) July 18, 2014