The First Midwest Popgen Conference

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…

Lots of Pun

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

Undefeated

Matt Hahn and John Novembre had their mettle tested in Foosball by valerous foes such as Sebastian Zollner and Justin Fay..and less valorous ones like Mo and his friends. All challengers were greeted with Hahn’s ferocious offense and Novembre’s impregnable defense, and these two PIs remained undefeated through the night. A challenge to future attendees will be to…