Upcoming talks:

Dates marked with an asterisk * are relevant for students who claim credit for the seminar
(e.g. computer science students enrolled for bioinformatics 5).

Articles for journal club



  • Tue Aug 22nd, 2017, 14:00
    Research update - Bert van Loo
    Title: "High-Throughput, Lysis-free Screening for Sulfatase Activity Using Escherichia coli Autodisplay in Microdroplets"

  • Tue Aug 29th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Brennen Haemes

  • Wed Aug 30th, 2017, 14:00
    Guest Seminar - Dr. Juan Alfonzo

  • Tue Sep 5th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Alberto Lopez

  • Tue Sep 12th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Berndjan Eenink

  • Tue Sep 26th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Carsten Kemena
    Prakash & Bateman (2015) Domain atrophy creates rare cases of functional partial protein domains. Genome Biol. 16, 88 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25924720

  • Tue Oct 10th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update* - Nikhil Mallela

  • Tue Oct 17th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Marten Kellner

  • Tue Oct 24th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Anton Labutin

  • Tue Nov 7th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Jasmin Kurafeiski

Past talks

Summer 2017


  • Tue Aug 15th, 2017, 16:00
    MSc defence* - Lukas Kremer
    Title: "Dynamics of Gene Families Implicated in the Evolution of Termite Eusociality"

  • Tue Aug 15th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Aybec Günenc
    Title: "Expression, Purification and Characterization of De Novo Mouse Gene Proteins in Escherichia coli"

  • Tue Aug 15th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Dennis Cadalla
    Title: "Fast domain annotation"

  • Tue Aug 8th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Felix Manske
    Title: "Evolutionary rate of novel proteins"

  • Tue Aug 1st, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jonathan Schmitz
    Basile et al. (2017) High GC content causes orphan proteins to be intrinsically disordered. PLoS Comp. Biol. - http://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005375

  • Tue Jul 25th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Daniel Dowling

    Title: 'Evolution of new genes in primates'


  • Tue Jul 18th, 2017, 14:00
    BSc Thesis Defence - Frederik Klodt
    Title: "The Effect of Selection Pressure on Secondary Activities"

  • Tue Jul 18th, 2017, 14:00
    BSc Thesis Defence - Margaux Aubel

    Title: "Evolution-Inspired Protein Engineering and Design: Learning from the Evolutionary History of Enzymes on the example of Haloalkane Dehalogenases"


  • Mon Jul 17th, 2017, 16:30
    Forschungsmodule - Jonas Bohn

    Title: "Molecular evolution of ionontropic receptors in Blattodea"


  • Mon Jul 17th, 2017, 16:30
    Research Update - Anton Labutin

    Title: "The genomics of nestmate recognitions of slavemaker ants and their hosts - Initial results for Temnothorax longispinosus and Cardiocondyla obscurior"


  • Tue Jul 11th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Marta Coronado
    Title: "Studying the effects of domain rearrangements in Drosophila​"

  • Tue Jul 11th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - April Kleppe
    Knöppel et al. 2016 Compensating the Fitness Costs of Synonymous Mutations. Mol. Biol. Evol. 33(6):1461–1477 - https://academic.oup.com/mbe/article/33/6/1461/2579476/Compensating-the-Fitness-Costs-of-Synonymous

  • Tue Jul 4th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Marten Kellner

  • Tue Jul 4th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Elias Dohmen

    Kalyaanamoorthy et. al. (2017) ModelFinder: fast model selection for accurate phylogenetic estimates Nature methods - https://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nmeth.4285.html


  • Tue Jun 27th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Jonas Bohn

    Title: "Molecular evolution of Ionotropic Receptors in Blattodea"


  • Tue Jun 27th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Daniel Dowling

    Zhou & Zhang (2017) Gene Tree Discordance Does Not Explain Away the Temporal Decline of Convergence in Mammalian Protein Sequence Evolution. Mol. Biol. Evol. msx109 - https://academic.oup.com/mbe/article/doi/10.1093/molbev/msx109/3098657/Gene-Tree-Discordance-Does-Not-Explain-Away-the


  • Tue Jun 20th, 2017, 14:00
    Guest Seminar - Jorge Ruiz-Orera

    Title: Understanding the mechanisms of de novo gene evolution using transcriptomics and ribosome profiling data


  • Tue Jun 13th, 2017, 14:00
    Vertiefungsmodule - Lars Eicholt

    Title: "Expression and purification of possible mouse de novo genes"


  • Tue Jun 13th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - April Kleppe

    Title: "Translational readthrough in Saccaromyces cerivisiae"


  • Tue Jun 6th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas Lange

    Chakrabortee et al. (2016) Intrinsically disordered proteins drive emergence and inheritance of biological traits. Cell 167:369-381.e12 - http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(16)31250-8


  • Tue May 30th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Mark Harrison / Evelien Jongepier

    Onno et al. (2017) Widespread Genetic Incompatibilities between First-Step Mutations during Parallel Adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to a Common Environment. PLoS Biology 15:e1002591 - http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1002591

    Blevins et al. (2017) Hybrid incompatibility caused by an epiallele. PNAS - http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/03/06/1700368114.abstract


  • Wed May 24th, 2017, 14:00
    Guest Speaker - Chris Smith

    Topic: Osiris gene cluster


  • Tue May 23rd, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Cedric Martin
    Title: "A program for detection and location determination of conserved eucaryotic domains - a pilot study"

  • Tue May 23rd, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Anton Labutin

    Prieto-Godino et al. (2016) Olfactory receptor pseudo-pseudogenes. Nature 539:93–97 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27776356


  • Tue May 16th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Andreas Lange
    Title: Are de novo genes real? Purification & characterisation of potential de novo proteins from Mus musculus and Drosophila melanogaster.

  • Tue May 9th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Alberto Lopez
    Title: "Host parasite interactions of microsporidia parasite with insect hosts"

  • Tue May 2nd, 2017, 14:00
    Project Module - Frederik Klodt
    Title: "The Effect of Selection Pressure on Secondary Activities"

  • Tue May 2nd, 2017, 14:00
    Project Module - Margaux Aubel
    Title: "Evolution-Inspired Protein Engineering and Design: Learning from the Evolutionary History of Enzymes on the Example of Haloalkane Dehalogenases"

  • Tue Apr 25th, 2017, 13:50
    Pre-MSc Defense - Lukas Kremer

    Title: Dynamics of Gene Families Implicated in the Evolution of Termite Eusociality


  • Tue Apr 18th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Frederik Klodt

    Hurley & Dunlap (2013) A fable of too much too fast. Nature 495


  • Tue Apr 18th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Margaux Aubel

    Morata et al. (2013) The relationship between gene isoform multiplicity, number of exons and protein divergence. PLoS One 8 *


  • Tue Apr 11th, 2017, 14:00
    Guest Seminar - Mario Rosario Guarracino

  • Tue Apr 4th, 2017, 14:00
    Forschungsmodule - Cedric Martin

    Title: "A program for detection and location determination of conserved eucaryotic domains - a pilot study"


Winter 2016/2017


  • Wed Mar 29th, 2017, 17:00
    Research Update - Jonathan Schmitz

    Title: "De Novo genes in the Drosophila clades"


  • Tue Mar 28th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Frederik Klodt

    New & Lehner (2015) Systems biology: Network evolution hinges on history. Nature 523:297-298 - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26153857 *


  • Tue Mar 28th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Margaux Aubel

    Gumulya & Gillam (2017) Exploring the past and the future of protein evolution with ancestral sequence reconstruction: the 'retro' approach to protein engineering. Biochem J. 474, 1-19 - http://www.biochemj.org/content/474/1/1.long


  • Tue Mar 21st, 2017, 14:00
    MSc Intro Talk - Anton Labutin

    Title: "The genomics of nestmate recognition in slaves and slavemaker ants"


  • Tue Mar 21st, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jasmin Kurafeiski

    Steinberg & Ostermeier (2016) Shifting Fitness and Epistatic Landscapes Reflect Trade-offs along an Evolutionary Pathway. J Mol Biol 428:2730-2743 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27173379


  • Wed Mar 15th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Elias Dohmen

    Paper: "Sardar et al. (2014) The Evolution of Human Cells in Terms of Protein Innovation. Mol Biol Evol 31: 1364-1374 - https://academic.oup.com/mbe/article/31/6/1364/2925650/The-Evolution-of-Human-Cells-in-Terms-of-Protein"


  • Tue Mar 7th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Carsten Kemena

    Title: "Insect genes & DomainWorld"


  • Tue Feb 28th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Bert van Loo

    Brandis & Hughes (2016) The selective advantage of synonymous codon usage bias in Salmonella . PLoS Genetics - http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pgen.1005926


  • Tue Feb 21st, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Anton Labutin

  • Tue Feb 14th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jonathan Schmitz

    Buhr et al. (2016) Synonymous codons direct cotranslational folding toward different protein conformations . Molecular Cell 61 61: 341–351 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2016.01.008


  • Tue Feb 7th, 2017, 14:00
    Guest Seminar - Dr. Marc de Lussanet

    Title: "Hexamery hypothesis: Evolution of the echinoderm Bauplan in the light of paleontological and developmental evidence."


  • Tue Jan 31st, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Mark Harrison

    Title: "Positive selection within proteins related to chemoperception in termites or
    Searching for the needle in the haystack"


  • Tue Jan 24th, 2017, 14:00
    Research Update - Marcin Jakalski

    Title: "Genome-wide gene expression analyses in Trypanosoma congolense throughout its four major life cycle stages"


  • Tue Jan 17th, 2017, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas Lange

    Ahrens et al. (2016) The Nuanced Interplay of Intrinsic Disorder and Other Structural Properties Driving Protein Evolution. Mol Biol Evol 33:2248-2256 - http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/33/9/2248.abstract


  • Tue Dec 20th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Evelien Jongepier

    Title: "Beewolf genome assembly using long-read technology"


  • Tue Dec 13th, 2016, 14:00
    Guest Seminar - Benjamin Hernandez Rodriguez

    Title: "Analysis of Gene Expression Dynamics during 
Murine Retinal Angiogenesis"


  • Tue Dec 6th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Evelien Jongepier

    Gould & Lewontin (1979) The spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian paradigm: a critique of the adaptationist programme. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 205:581-98 - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/42062


  • Tue Nov 29th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Carsten Kemena

    Lees et al. (2016) Functional innovation from changes in protein domains and their combinations. Current Opinion in Structural Biology 38:44–52 - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959440X16300513


  • Tue Nov 22nd, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - April Kleppe

    Drummond et al. (2006) A single determinant dominates the rate of yeast protein evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23 - http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/23/2/327


  • Tue Nov 15th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Jasmin Kurafeiski

    Title: "Protein multifunctionality: Analysis of transcription factor binding"


  • Thu Nov 10th, 2016, 13:30
    PhD defence* - Magda Heberlein

    Title: "Evolution of Enzyme Specificity in the Alkaline Phosphatase Superfamily"


  • Tue Nov 8th, 2016, 14:00
    Group Seminar - Erich Bornberg-Bauer

    Topic: "Neutral networks"


  • Tue Oct 25th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Bert van Loo

    Title: "Dehalogenase Evolution"


  • Mon Oct 24th, 2016, 14:00
    MSc Defence* - Nico Arning

    Title: "Enabling Comparative Genomics within Blattodea"


  • Tue Oct 18th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Alberto Lopez

    Lien et al. (2016) The Atlantic salmon genome provides insights into rediploidization. Nature 533:200–205 - http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v533/n7602/full/nature17164.html


  • Tue Oct 11th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Jonathan Schmitz

    Title: "De Novo Gene Evolution: Methodological Challenges and Open Questions"


Summer 2016


  • Tue Sep 27th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Magda Heberlein

  • Tue Sep 6th, 2016, 14:40
    Research Update* - Nico Arning

    Title: "Curious case of Blattella gene count inflation - symptoms and remedies"


  • Tue Sep 6th, 2016, 14:20
    Research Update* - Jonas Bohn

    Title "Automated Improving of DomainANnotation (AIDAN)"


  • Tue Sep 6th, 2016, 14:00
    Project Module Final* - Anton Labutin

    "Analysis and improvement of partial/split domains"


  • Tue Aug 30th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Magda Heberlein

    "Evolution of enzyme specificity in the alkaline phosphatase superfamily"


  • Tue Aug 23rd, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Elias Dohmen

    Title: "DomRates - a DomainWorld program"


  • Tue Aug 16th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Alberto Lopez

    "Evolutionary analyses of long non-coding RNAs in insects"


  • Tue Aug 9th, 2016, 14:00
    Project Module Intro - Anton Labutin

    "Analysis and improvement of partial/split domains: Overview"


  • Tue Aug 2nd, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jasmin Kurafeiski

    The fitness landscape of a tRNA gene - Li et al. 2016 Science - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27080104


  • Tue Jul 26th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Mark Harrison

    Comparative analyses of DNA methylation and sequence evolution using Nasonia genomes - Park et al. 2011, Mol. Ecol. Biol - http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/28/12/3345.full.pdf


  • Tue Jul 19th, 2016, 14:00
    Final BSc Talk* - Tim Kurmann

    Title: "Properties of putative bacterial <i>de novo</i> proteins"


  • Tue Jul 19th, 2016, 14:00
    Final BSc Talk* - Nadine Ritter

    Title: "The effect of selection pressure on secondary activities"


  • Mon Jul 18th, 2016, 14:00
    Final Presentation - Cynthia Chibani

    "Title: "Population genomics of coevolving Bacillus thuringiensis (BT) and Bacillus thuringiensis tenebrionis (BTT)"


  • Tue Jul 12th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nico Arning

    The industrial melanism mutation in British peppered moths is a transposable element - van’t Hof et al. 2016 Nature - http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v534/n7605/full/nature17951.html


  • Tue Jul 5th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update - Carsten Kemena

    Title: "Domain world"


  • Tue Jun 28th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Lukas Kremer

    Title: "Comparative Genomics to Investigate Longevity in Social Insects"


  • Tue Jun 21st, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jonas Schlütermann

    Alternative splicing and subfunctionalization generates fuctional diversity in fungal proteomes -
    Marshall et al. 2013 PLoS genetics - http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1003376


  • Tue Jun 14th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - April Kleppe

    Title: "Cryptic phenotypic mutations"


  • Tue Jun 7th, 2016, 14:00
    Guest seminar - Henning Mootz

  • Tue May 31st, 2016, 14:00
    Guest seminar - Andrea Rentmeister

  • Tue May 24th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Mark Harrison

  • Tue May 17th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jonas x 2

  • Tue May 10th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Evelien Jongepier

  • Tue May 3rd, 2016, 14:00
    Project Module Presentation - Nadine Ritter & Tim Kurmann

  • Tue Apr 26th, 2016, 14:00
    Guest seminar - Peter Meinecke

  • Tue Apr 19th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nadine Ritter & Tim Kurmann

  • Tue Apr 12th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Nico

  • Tue Apr 5th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Bert

Winter 2015/2016


  • Tue Mar 29th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nadine Ritter & Tim Kurmann

    "A Complex Cell Division Machinery Was Present in the Last Common Ancestor of Eukaryotes", by Laura Eme, et al.
    "Origin and Spread of de Novo Genes in Drosophila melanogaster Populations", by Li Zhao , et al.


  • Tue Mar 22nd, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nadine Ritter & Tim Kurmann

  • Tue Mar 22nd, 2016, 14:00
    Forchungsmodule - Nicole

  • Tue Mar 15th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Nikhil

  • Wed Mar 9th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Nico

  • Tue Mar 8th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Steffen

  • Tue Mar 1st, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - LukasKapheim et al. 2015: Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living

    Kapheim et al. 2015: Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living


  • Tue Feb 16th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Alberto Population genomics of the honey bee reveals strong signatures of positive selection on worker trait.

  • Tue Feb 9th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal Club - Carsten Determinants of the rate of protein evolution Nature Reviews Genetics 2015 Jianzhi Zhang & Jian-Rong Yang

    Determinants of the rate of protein evolution Nature Reviews Genetics 2015 Jianzhi Zhang & Jian-Rong Yang


  • Tue Feb 2nd, 2016, 14:00
    Journal club - Elias "Environmental changes bridge evolutionary valleys" (by Steinberg and Ostermeier, /Science Advances/ from January 2016

    "Environmental changes bridge evolutionary valleys" (by Steinberg and Ostermeier, /Science Advances/ from January 2016


  • Tue Jan 26th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Jonathan

  • Tue Jan 19th, 2016, 14:00
    Research Update* - Steffen

  • Tue Jan 12th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal club - BertMeini et al. (2015) Quantitative Description of a Protein Fitness Landscape Based on Molecular Features. Mol. Biol. Evol.

    Meini et al. (2015) Quantitative Description of a Protein Fitness Landscape Based on Molecular Features. Mol. Biol. Evol.


  • Tue Jan 5th, 2016, 14:00
    Journal club - April PLoS Genet. 2015 The Evolutionary Potential of Phenotypic Mutations.

    PLoS Genet. 2015 The Evolutionary Potential of Phenotypic Mutations.


  • Tue Dec 15th, 2015, 14:30
    Research Update* - Andreas Schuler

  • Tue Dec 8th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Ludovic

    Cancelled


  • Tue Dec 1st, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Steffen


    “Out of Pollen” Hypothesis for Origin of New Genes in Flowering Plants: Study from Arabidopsis thaliana


  • Tue Nov 24th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Magda

    Evolution of DNA Specificity in a Transcription Factor Family Produced a New Gene Regulatory Module


  • Tue Nov 17th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Carsten Kemena


    Origin of the Yeast Whole-Genome Duplication Kenneth H. Wolfe


  • Tue Nov 10th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club The Recent De Novo Origin of Protein C-Termini. Genome Biol Evol. 2015 - Jonathan

    The Recent De Novo Origin of Protein C-Termini. Genome Biol Evol. 2015


  • Tue Nov 3rd, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Elias

  • Tue Oct 27th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Mackowiack et al., 2015. Extensive identification and analysis of conserved small ORFs in animals - Alberto

  • Tue Oct 20th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Bert

  • Tue Oct 13th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - April

  • Tue Oct 6th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Dasmeh et al., 2015. The Influence of Selection for Protein Stability on dN/dS Estimations. Genome Biology and Evolution - Jenny

Summer 2015


  • Tue Sep 29th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Ludovic

  • Tue Sep 22nd, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Steffen

  • Tue Sep 15th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Magda

  • Tue Sep 8th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Carsten Kemena - Buchfink et al, 2015. Fast and sensitive protein alignment using DIAMOND

  • Tue Sep 1st, 2015, 14:00
    Research update - Jonathan

  • Tue Aug 25th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Elias - Pereira-Leal and Teichmann, 2005. Novel specificities emerge by stepwise duplication of functional modules. Genome research 15.

  • Tue Aug 18th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update - Alberto

  • Tue Aug 11th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Bert - Notebaart et al (2014) Network-level architecture and the evolutionary potential of underground metabolism. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111, 11762–11767

  • Tue Aug 4th, 2015, 14:00
    Project report - Alexander Toenges

  • Tue Aug 4th, 2015, 14:00
    Project report - Manuel Koesters

  • Tue Jul 28th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update - Ludovic

  • Tue Jul 21st, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - April - Iwasaki et al., 2013. Genetic and environmental factors affecting cryptic variations in gene regulatory networks. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13.

  • Tue Jul 7th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Jenny

  • Thu Jul 2nd, 2015, 14:00
    Practise talks SMBE - Paulo, Tristan

  • Tue Jun 30th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update - Marko Ernsting

  • Tue Jun 23rd, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Steffen - Levine et al., 2006. Novel genes derived form noncoding DNA in Drosophila melanogaster are frequently X-linked and exhibit testis-biased expression, PNAS 103.

  • Tue Jun 16th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Paulo - Dalgoro Yokoyama et al., 2014. Tracing the evolution of lineage-specific transcription factor binding sites in a birth-death framework. 10(8)

  • Tue Jun 2nd, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Magda - Podgornaia and Laub, 2015. Pervasive degeneracy and epistasis in a protein-protein interface. Science.

  • Tue May 26th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Carsten Kemena

  • Tue May 19th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Nikhil Mallela

  • Tue May 12th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Ludovic. Ellison and Bachtrog, 2013. Dosage compensation via transposable element mediated rewiring of a regulatory network. Science.

  • Tue May 5th, 2015, 14:00
    Project report - Manuel Koesters, Lukas Kremer, Rebecca Hagen

  • Tue Apr 28th, 2015, 14:00
    Project report - Laura Pape, Nicolas Arning

  • Tue Apr 21st, 2015, 14:00
    External speaker* - Johannes Soeding

  • Tue Apr 14th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Manuel Koesters - Crabtree. Our fragile intellect part I and II. Trends in Genetics

  • Tue Apr 7th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Marcin Jakalski

Winter 2014/2015


  • Tue Mar 31st, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Manuel Koesters - Tehrani, 2013. The phylogeny of little red riding hood, PLoS One.

  • Sun Mar 29th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal Club - April

  • Tue Mar 24th, 2015, 14:00
    Literature review - Jonathan Schmitz

  • Tue Mar 17th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Mendonca et al., 2011. Loss of genetic redundancy in reductive genome evolution. PLoS Computational Biology 7. - Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue Mar 10th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Alberto Lopez - Wilson and Masel, 2011. Putatively Noncoding Transcripts Show Extensive Association with Ribosomes. Genome Biology and Evolution, 3.

  • Tue Mar 3rd, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Bert van Loo

  • Tue Feb 24th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Tristan Bitard

  • Tue Feb 17th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Steffen Klasberg

  • Tue Feb 10th, 2015, 14:30
    Masters defense - Elias

  • Tue Feb 10th, 2015, 14:00
    Project talk - Kristin Voeing

  • Mon Feb 9th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal Club - Alberto

  • Tue Feb 3rd, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Wilhelm et al., 2014. Mass-spectrometry-based draft of the human proteome. Nature - Jonathan Schmitz

  • Tue Jan 27th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update - Elias Dohmen

  • Tue Jan 20th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Paulo Pinto

  • Tue Jan 13th, 2015, 14:00
    Journal club - Jenny Greenwood - Divergent evolutionary rates in vertebrate and mammalian specific conserved non- coding elements (CNEs) in echolocating mammals. Davies, K. T. J., Tsagkogeorga, G and Rossiter, S. J. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2014

  • Tue Jan 6th, 2015, 14:00
    Research update* - Prediction of ncRNA from RNA-seq and genomic data - Alberto Lopez

  • Tue Dec 16th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update* - Library quality and de novo gene prediction from transcriptomic data - Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue Dec 9th, 2014, 14:00
    Project talk - Manuel Koes

  • Tue Dec 2nd, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - De Smet et al., 2013. Converegent gene loss following gene and genome duplications creates single-copy families in flowering plants. PNAS - Carsten Kemena

  • Tue Nov 25th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Leiby and Marx, 2014. Metabolic erosion primarily through mutation accumulation and not tradeoffs, drives limited evolution of substrate specificity in E. coli. PLoS Biol. - Bert van Loo

  • Tue Nov 18th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Ewing et al., 2013. Retrotransposition of gene transcripts leads to structural variation in mammalian genomes. Genome Biology 14. - Steffen Klasberg

  • Tue Nov 11th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Harms and Thornton, 2014. Historical contingency and its biophysical basis in glucocorticoid receptor evolution, Nature. - Elias Dohmen

  • Tue Nov 4th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update* - Tristan Bitard Feildel

  • Tue Oct 28th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Baker et al., 2013. Following gene duplication, paralog interference constrains transcriptional circuit evolution. Science. - Magda

Summer 2014


  • Tue Sep 23rd, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Pollux et al., 2014. The Evolution of the placenta drives a shift in sexual selection in livebearing fish. Nature - Tristan Bitard

  • Fri Sep 12th, 2014, 16:00
    Research update - Jonathan Schmitz

  • Tue Aug 12th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Shapiro, and Hofreiter, 2013. A Paleogenomic Perspective on Evolution and Gene Function: New Insights from Ancient DNA. Science 343. - Karina Jasinski

  • Tue Jul 29th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Hufton et al., 2008. Early vertebrate whole genome duplications were predated by a period of intense genome rearrangements. Genome research. - Carsten Kemena

  • Tue Jul 15th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update* - Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue Jun 24th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update - Karina Jasinski

  • Tue Jun 10th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Nicolas Arning - Silveira et al., 2013. Extensive natural epigenetic variation at a de Novo originated gene. PLoS One 9

  • Tue Jun 3rd, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Assis and Bachtrog, 2013. Neofunctionalisation of young duplicate genes in Drosophila. PNAS 110. - Lukas Kremer

  • Tue May 20th, 2014, 14:30
    Research update - Project report - Nicolas Arning

  • Tue May 20th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update - Project report - Jonathan Schmitz

  • Tue May 13th, 2014, 14:00
    Project talk - Lukas Kremer

  • Tue May 6th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update* - Steffen Klasberg

  • Tue Apr 29th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Näsvall et al. (2012) Real-Time Evolution of New Genes by Innovation, Amplification and Divergence. Science 338, 384-387 - Bert

  • Tue Apr 22nd, 2014, 14:00
    MSc project talk - Elias

  • Tue Apr 15th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Schad et al., 2013. Exon-phase symmetry and intrinsic structural disorder promote modular evolution in the human genome. Nulceic acids research - Magda

  • Tue Apr 8th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update* - Nikhil Mallela

  • Tue Apr 1st, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Payne, J. L. and Wagner, A. The Robustness and Evolvability of Transcription Factor Binding Sites, Science, 343. - Paulo

Winter 2013/2014


  • Tue Mar 25th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Carsten - Duret and Galtier, 2009. Biased gene conversion and the evolution of mammalian genomic landscapes. Annual reviews of genomics and human genetics. 10:285-311

  • Tue Mar 18th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Jenny - Morris et al., 2012. The black queen hypothesis: Evolution of dependencies through adaptive gene loss. mBio 2.

  • Tue Mar 11th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Tristan - Castoe et al., 2009. Evidence for an ancient adaptive episode of convergent molecular evolution. PNAS.

  • Tue Mar 4th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Zhao et al., 2013. Origin and Spread of de Novo Genes in Drosophila melanogaster Populations. Science. - Ludovic

  • Tue Feb 25th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Steffen Klasberg - Hsu et al., 2013. The architectural design networks of protein domain architectures. Biology Letters 9.

  • Tue Feb 18th, 2014, 14:20
    Journal club - Nils Reusse - Cancelled

    Galtier et al., 2009. GC-biased gene conversion promotes the fixation of deleterious amino acid changes in primates. Trends in Genetics 25 (1):1-5


  • Tue Feb 18th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update - Literature review of dimerizing TF evolution - Jonathan Schmitz

  • Tue Feb 11th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Bert van Loo - Barve & Wagner (2013) A latent capacity for evolutionary innovation through exaptation in metabolic systems. Nature 500(7461), 203-206

    Barve & Wagner (2013) A latent capacity for evolutionary innovation through exaptation in metabolic systems. Nature 500(7461), 203-206


  • Tue Feb 4th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Magda Dymecka - Faure and Callebaut. Comprehensive repertoire of foldable regions within genomes

    Queitsch et al., 2002. HSP90 as a capacitor of phenotypic variation, Nature 417.


  • Tue Jan 28th, 2014, 14:20
    Journal club - Paulo Pinto Barzel and Barabasi, 2013. Network link prediction by global silencing of indirect correlations. Nature Biotechnology.

    Barzel and Barabasi, 2013. Network link prediction by global silencing of indirect correlations. Nature Biotechnology.


  • Tue Jan 28th, 2014, 14:00
    MSc talk - Lukas Vaut

  • Tue Jan 21st, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Carsten Kemena - Montgomery et al., 2013. The origin, evolution and functional impact of short insertion-deletion variants identified in 179 human genomes, Genome research 23.

  • Tue Jan 14th, 2014, 14:00
    Journal club - Sarah Behrens - Xu et al., 2013. The evolution of evolvability in microRNA target sites in vertebrates. Genome Research.

  • Tue Jan 7th, 2014, 14:00
    Research update* - Andreas Schueler - Cancelled

  • Tue Dec 17th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update* - Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue Dec 10th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update* - Jenny Greenwood

  • Tue Dec 3rd, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Jonathan Schmitz

  • Tue Dec 3rd, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Tristan Bitard Feildel - Parker et al., 2013. Genome-wide signatures of convergent evolution in echolocating mammals. Nature.

  • Tue Nov 26th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Nils Reusse - Doherty et al., 2012. Increased genome sampling reveals a dynamic relationship between gene duplicability and the structure of the primate protein-protein interaction network. Molecular Biology and Evolution.

  • Tue Nov 19th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Bert van Loo - Lehman and Stanley, 2013. Evolvability is inevitable: Increasing evolvability without the pressure to adapt. PLoS ONE 8(4)

  • Thu Nov 14th, 2013, 16:00
    Research update* - Nicolas Terrapon: Note change of time. Venue: Lecture hall, IEB.

  • Tue Nov 12th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Jonathan Schmitz - Baker et al., 2013. Following Gene Duplication, Paralog Interference constrains transcriptional circuit evolution

  • Wed Nov 6th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Jonathan Schmitz - Baker et al., 2013. Following Gene Duplication, Paralog Interference and Constrains Transcriptional Circuit Evolution

  • Tue Nov 5th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update* - Steffen Klasberg - Cancelled

  • Tue Oct 29th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update* - Magda Dymecka

  • Tue Oct 15th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Sarah Behrens - Mathelier and Wasserman. The next generation of transcription factor binding site prediction. PLoS Comput Biol (2013) vol. 9 (9) pp. e1003214

  • Tue Oct 8th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Carsten Kemena - Ekman and Elofsson, 2010. Identifying and quantifying orphan protein sequences in fungi. Journal of Molecular Biology 396(2): 396-405

  • Tue Oct 1st, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Paulo Pinto - Hayden et al., 2011. Cryptic variation promotes rapid evolutionary adaptation in an RNA enzyme, Nature 474.

Summer 2013


  • Tue Sep 17th, 2013, 14:00
    Introduction to the grid engine system - Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue Sep 10th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update* - Nils Reusse

  • Tue Sep 3rd, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Jenny Greenwood - Zhen et al., 2012. Parallel molecular evolution in a herbivore community

  • Tue Aug 27th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Tristan Bitard - Abascal et al., 2013. Subfunctionalization via Adaptive Evolution Influenced by Genomic Context: The Case of Histone Chaperones ASF1a and ASF1b

  • Tue Aug 20th, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update - Bert van Loo

  • Wed Aug 14th, 2013, 14:00
    BSc project talk/diploma talks - Rebecca Hagen and Sebastian Liene/Tobias Winner and Alexander Rein

    N.B. This talk will be on Wednesday!


  • Tue Aug 13th, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update* - Andreas Schueler

  • Tue Aug 6th, 2013, 14:00
    Diploma talks - Alexander Rein, Christoph Zimmerman and Thomas Ahr

  • Tue Jul 23rd, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Magda Dymecka - Perez-Jimenez et al., 2011 Single-molecule palaeoenzymology probes the chemistry of resurrected enzymes

  • Tue Jul 16th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club -Crabtree. Our fragile intellect. Trends in genetics - Sarah Behrens

  • Tue Jul 9th, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update/Conference summary - Jonathan Schmitz/Paulo and Magda

  • Tue Jul 2nd, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Vaidya, 2012. Spontaneous network formation among cooperative RNA replicators, Nature 491. - Anna Hernandez

  • Tue Jun 25th, 2013, 14:00
    External Speaker* - Irmtraud Meyer

    This talk will now take place in the lecture hall.


  • Tue Jun 18th, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update* - Paulo Pinto

  • Tue Jun 11th, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update* - Katrin Poos

  • Tue Jun 4th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal club - Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue May 28th, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update* - Carsten Kemena

  • Tue May 21st, 2013, 14:00
    Research Update* - Andreas Schueler

  • Tue May 14th, 2013, 14:00
    Bsc student presentation - Rebecca Hagen, Lukas Weber

  • Tue May 7th, 2013, 14:00
    Student presentation - Elias Dohmen, Sebastian Liene

  • Tue Apr 30th, 2013, 13:00
    External speaker* - Elke Schaper

  • Tue Apr 23rd, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Magda Dymecka

    nrnrn


  • Tue Apr 16th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Tristan

  • Tue Apr 9th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jenny Greenwood

Winter 2012/2013


  • Tue October, 9th, 2012, 14:00
    Research update - Philine Feulner

  • Tue October, 16th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nicolas Terrapon
    Wu et al. Evolution at the Subgene Level: Domain Rearrangements in the Drosophila Phylogeny. MBE

  • Tue October, 23th, 2012, 14:00
    Research update - Paulo Pinto

  • Tue October 30th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Sarah Behrens
    Chen and Rajewsky, The evolution of gene regulation by transcription factors and microRNAs, Nature Genetics 2007

  • Tue November, 6th, 2012, 14:00
    Research update - Anna Hernandez

  • Tue November, 13th, 2012, 14:00
    Research update - Nils Reusse

  • Tue November, 20th, 2012, 14:00
    Canceled

  • Tue November, 27th, 2012, 14:00
    Seminar on Statistics of Multiple Testing - Paulo Pinto and Sarah Behrens

  • Tue December, 4th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas Schüler
    \"Developmental hourglass\", Quint et al. Nature 2012

  • Tue December, 11th, 2012, 14:00
    Jasmin Dröge - Phyletic distribution and evolution of ancient globin genes

  • Tue December, 18th, 2012, 14:00
    Canceled

  • Tue January, 8th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Magda Dymecka

  • Tue January, 15th, 2013, 14:00
    Loi Luu Phuc - TBA

  • Tue January, 22th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club- Erich Bornberg
    \"Proto-genes and de novo gene birth\", Carvunis et al. Nature 2012

  • Tue January, 29th, 2013, 14:00
    No seminar (but lecture by Martin Embley in the LH at 2pm)

  • Tue February, 5th, 2013, 14:00
    Marco Matthies

  • Tue February, 12th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Paulo Pinto
    Ferrada and Wagner - A Comparison of Genotype-Phenotype Maps for RNA and Proteins, Biophys. Journal 2012

  • Tue February, 19th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Anna Hernandez
    Habib et al. - A functional selection model explains evolutionary robustness despite plasticity in regulatory networks, Mol. Syst. Biol. 2012

  • Tue February, 26th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Steffen Klasberg

  • Tue March, 5th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Tobias

  • Tue March, 12th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nils Reusse
    Zmasek and Godzik -This Deja vu feeling - Analysis of protein domain evolution in eukaryotic genomes, PLoS Comp. Biol. 2012

  • Tue March, 19th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Sarah Behrens

  • Tue March, 26th, 2013, 14:00
    No seminar - group retreat

  • Tue April, 9th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jenny Greenwood

  • Tue April, 16th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Tristan

  • Tue April, 23th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club - Magda Dymecka

  • Tue April, 30th, 2013, 14:00
    Elke Schaper

  • Tue May, 7th, 2013, 14:00
    Bsc student presentation - Elias Dohmen, Sebastian Liene

  • Tue May, 14th, 2013, 14:00
    Bsc student presentation - Rebecca Hagen, Lukas Weber

  • Tue May, 21st, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Andreas Schueler

  • Tue May, 28th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update- Carsten Kemena

  • Tue June, 4th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club- Ludovic Mallet

  • Tue June, 11th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update- Katrin Poos

  • Tue June, 18th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update- Paolo Pinto

  • Tue June, 25th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update- Nils Reusse

  • Tue July, 2nd, 2013, 14:00
    Research update- Andreas Schueler

  • Tue July, 9th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club- Anna Hernandez

  • Tue July, 16th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club- Sarah Behrens

  • Tue July, 23rd, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club- Magda Dymecka

  • Tue July, 30th, 2013, 14:00
    Journal Club- Jenny Greenwood

  • Tue Mar 19th, 2013, 14:00
    Research update - Sarah Behrens

Summer 2012


  • Tue April, 3rd, 2012, 14:00
    Anna Kersting, Domain evolution in plants

  • Tue April, 10th, 2012, 14:00
    TBA

  • Tue April, 17th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Antoine
    Danchin et al. Beyond DNA: integrating inclusive inheritance into an extended theory of evolution. Nat. Rev. Gen.

  • Tue April 24th, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Philine Feulner, Genome evolution in sticklebacks

  • Tue May, 1st, 2012, 14:00
    free

  • Tue May, 8th, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Nicolas Terrapon, TBA

  • Tue May, 15th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Sonja
    Martincorera et al. Evidence of non-random mutation rates suggests an evolutionary risk management strategy. Nature

  • Tue May, 22nd, 2012, 14:00
    Christian Kubica, A Pipeline for NGS read simulation
    Jonathan Schmitz, TBA

  • Tue May, 29th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Sarah
    Brawand et al. The evolution of gene expression levels in mammalian organs. Nature

  • Tue June, 5th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Susanne

  • Tue June, 12th, 2012, 14:00
    Lothar, RU

  • Mon June, 18th, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Richard Goldstein (MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London)
    location: Botanischer Garten, Schlossgarten 3

  • Tue June, 19th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andrew
    Wang M et al. Reductive evolution of proteomes and protein structures. PNAS

  • Tue Jun, 26th, 2012, 14:00
    free - SMBE

  • Tue July, 3rd, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Philine
    Summary SMBE 2012

  • Tue July, 10th, 2012, 14:00
    Christian Kubica, TBA
    Jonathan Schmitz, TBA

  • Tue July, 17th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Antoine

  • Tue July, 24th, 2012, 14:00
    TBA

  • Tue July, 31st, 2012, 14:00
    TBA

  • Tue August, 7th, 2012, 14:00
    TBA

  • Tue August, 14th, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Antoine Branca, RU

  • Tue August, 21st, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Sonja Grath, RU

  • Tue August, 28th, 2012, 14:00
    TBA

  • Tue September, 4th, 2012, 14:00
    Fabian Zimmer, Master Thesis - Transcription factor evolution

  • Tue September, 11th, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Sarah Behrens, RU - RNA-seq analysis of Tribolium castaneum

  • Tue September, 18th, 2012, 14:00
    TBA

  • Tue September, 25th, 2012, 14:00
    Dr. Nicolas Terrapon, RU - The termite genome

Winter 2011/2012


  • Tue October, 4th, 2011, 14:00
    Susanne Franssen, Mechanisms of phenotypic evolution: contribution of cis and trans regulation to expression divergence in Drosophila

  • Tue October, 11th, 2011, 14:00
    Fabian Zimmer, Transcription factor network evolution

  • Tue October, 18th, 2011, 14:00
    Tobias

  • Tue October, 25th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andrew
    Rogers et al. Chimeric genes as a source of rapid evolution in Drosophila melanogaster. MBE

  • Tue November, 1st, 2011, 14:00
    bank holiday

  • Tue November, 8th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Anna
    Zhang et al. Evolutionary dynamics of protein domain architecture in plants. BMC Evolutionary Biology.

  • Tue November, 15th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas
    Finnigan et al. Evolution of increased complexity in a molecular machine. Nature

  • Tue November, 22nd, 2011, 14:00
    group retreat

  • Tue November, 29th, 2011, 14:00
    Eckart Stolle, The genome of the bumblebee Bombus terrestris - mapping, microsatellites and evolution

  • Tue December, 6th, 2011, 14:00
    Dr. Sonja Grath,The first sequenced genome of a twisted-wing parasite

  • Tue December, 13th, 2011, 14:00
    Barbara Milutinovic, TBA

  • Tue December, 20th, 2011, 14:00
    Philine

  • Tue January, 3rd, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Lothar
    Wu et al. De Novo Origin of Human Protein-Coding Genes. PLOS Genetics

  • Tue January, 10th, 2012, 14:00
    Felipe Merino, DNA recognition by transcription factors defining stem cell pluripotency

  • Tue January, 17th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas
    Domazet-Lošo T & Tautz D. A phylogenetically based transcriptome age index mirrors ontogenetic divergence patterns. Nature
    Kalinka AT et al. Gene expression divergence recapitulates the developmental hourglass model. Nature

  • Tue January, 24th, 2012, 14:00
    Andreas, Research Update

  • Tue January, 31st, 2012, 14:00
    Ann Kathrin Huylmans, Evolutionary analysis of developmentally important genes in the newly sequenced genome of Zootermopsis nevadensis
    Kathrin Poos, TBA

  • Tue February, 7th, 2012, 14:00
    Nicolas

  • Tue February, 14th, 2012, 14:00
    Jasmin Dröge, Phylogenetic analyses reveal a wide distribution of Neuroglobin and Globin X

  • Tue February, 21st, 2012, 14:00
    Antoine

  • Tue February, 28th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Gerrit

  • Tue March, 6th, 2012, 14:00
    David Haase, A story about immune gene expression in three-spined sticklebacks and a complex parasite life cycle

  • Tue March, 13th, 2012, 14:00
    Journal Club - Fabian

  • Tue March, 20th, 2012, 14:00
    Johannes Zurhorst, Algorithms and tools for RNA structure prediction
    Janina Biemann, Detection of allele specific expression with RNA-seq data

  • Tue March, 27th, 2012, 14:00
    Marcin Jakalski, TBA

Summer 2011


  • Tue April, 5th, 2011, 14:00
    Dr. Nicolas Terrapon, Enhancement of divergent domain detection

  • Tue April, 12th, 2011, 14:00
    Anna Niehues, Structural variation in the genome of the three-spined stickleback
    Kirsten Persson, Identification of natural genetic variation in the transcriptome of Zostera marina

  • Tue April, 19th, 2011, 14:00
    Michael Specht,
    Automated proteogenomic annotation of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii genome

  • Tue April, 26th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Philine, Lothar

  • Tue May, 3rd, 2011, 14:00
    Angela Noll \"Evolutionary genomics of two closely related Chironomids\"

  • Tue May, 10th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Fabian, Antoine

  • Tue May, 17th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas

  • Tue May, 24th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Anna, Tobias

  • Tue May, 31st, 2011, 14:00
    Karsten Zecher, How do osmolytes modulate protein activity?

  • Tue June, 7th, 2011, 14:00
    Parijat (RU) \'\'Differential divergence in multidomain protein in context to whole genome and small scale duplication events\'\'

  • Tue June, 14th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Nicolas, Ina

  • Tue June, 21st, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue June, 28th, 2011, 14:00
    Antoine (RU), Experimental evolution of Bacillus thuringensis

  • Tue July, 5th, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue July, 12th, 2011, 14:00
    Markus Pfenninger, Niche segregation and its genomic basis in the sister species Chironomus riparius and C. piger (non-biting midges)

  • Tue July, 19th, 2011, 14:00
    Anna (RU), Domain evolution in plants

  • Tue July, 26th, 2011, 14:00
    Steffen Klasberg, \"A genome browser for population-scale whole-genome analysis of three-spined sticklebacks\"

  • Tue August, 2nd, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue August, 9th, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue August, 16th, 2011, 14:00
    Emad Al Tamimi, Detecting differential expression of genes with NGS data
    Karsten Zecher, Bsc presentation: Adaptation of the Zostera metabolome to heat stress
    Sebastian Pribnow, Comparison of NGS alignment software

  • Tue August, 23rd, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue August, 30th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Sonja

  • Tue September, 6th, 2011, 14:00
    Janina Jörgens, How do students construct phylogenetic trees?

  • Tue September, 13th, 2011, 14:00
    Subhash Yadav, Genetic diversity of marine bacteria

  • Tue September, 20th, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue September, 27th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Antoine

Winter 2010/2011


  • Tue October, 12th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Protein space (Tobias)

  • Tue October, 19th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Transposable elements (Jenny)
    RU Jenny

  • Tue October, 26th, 2010, 14:00
    Sebastian Riesenbeck, Development of a Database for Invertebrate Immunegenes
    Lisa Klein, Expansion of Ankyrin repeats in Nasonia
    Thaddäus Slawicki,
    SNP detection & SNP chips

  • Tue November, 2nd, 2010, 14:00
    Dr. Sarah Behrens, Studying the evolution of promotor sequences: A waiting time problem

  • Tue November, 9th, 2010, 14:00
    Dr. Sonja Grath, Molecular evolution of sex-biased genes in Drosophila

  • Tue November, 16th, 2010, 14:00
    Thaddäus Slawicki, An infrastructure to understanding motifs involved in expression of plant stress responses
    Introduction to the Bioinformatics 5 seminar (obligative to studenten attenting Bi5 and haven\'t heard the introduction before)

  • Tue November, 23rd, 2010, 14:00
    RU Philine

  • Tue November, 30th, 2010, 14:00
    Johannes Barth, A mutational path connecting two protein structures

  • Tue December, 7th, 2010, 14:00
    free

  • Tue December, 14th, 2010, 14:00
    Dr. Antoine Branca, Genome-wide pattern of polymorphism in the model legume Medicago truncatula

  • Tue December, 21st, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Andreas, Andrew

  • Tue January, 4th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Parijat, Marvin

  • Tue January, 11th, 2011, 14:00
    Till Bald, Microsatellite evolution across 38 Drosophila melanogaster genomes
    Emre Erdem, Single Molecule Sequencing in Systems Biology

  • Tue January, 18th, 2011, 14:00
    Kathrin Poos, Up / Downstream regulation of miRNAs in invasive breast cancer tumors

  • Tue January, 25th, 2011, 14:00
    David Donszik,
    How can we identify traces of subfunctionalization in protein coding regions of genomes?
    Sarah, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods

  • Tue February, 1st, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Jenny, Anna

  • Tue February, 8th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Antoine, Tobias

  • Tue February, 15th, 2011, 14:00
    Journal Club - Sarah

  • Tue February, 22nd, 2011, 14:00
    Dr. Mikael Falconne, Phylogenetic distance for a substitution model with CpG influence

  • Tue March, 1st, 2011, 14:00
    Anderas Schüler, Evolution of domain repeats

  • Tue March, 8th, 2011, 14:00
    free

  • Tue March, 15th, 2011, 14:00
    Dr. Carsten Kessler, LODUM: Linked Open Data University of Muenster

  • Tue March, 22nd, 2011, 14:00
    RU Sonja

  • Tue March, 29th, 2011, 14:00
    Dr. Nicolas Terrapon, Enhancement of divergent domain detection

Summer 2010


  • Tue April, 6th, 2010, 14:00
    free

  • Tue April, 13th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Microsatellites and Evolution (Lothar, Fabian), RU (Marvin)

  • Tue April, 20th, 2010, 14:00
    Dr. Mahesh Panchal,
    Mapping assembly of short reads
    Parijat Tripathi,
    1) Evaluation of binding free energy of protein-protein interaction using an empirical force field based on partition coefficient
    2) Identificaton of SSR ESTs corresponding secondary metabolites synthesis in MAP

  • Tue April, 27th, 2010, 14:00
    Benjamin Bolte, Transcriptome assembler evaluation
    Michael Zimdars, Visualization of Next-generation sequencing data

  • Tue May, 4th, 2010, 14:00
    Bastian Greshake, Transcriptome analysis based on NGS data
    Journal Club - Genome Quality and Reliability (Jenny)

  • Tue May, 11th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Evolution of siRNA/microRNA (Frank, Anna), RU (Andrew)

  • Tue May, 18th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - SNP Detection (Marvin, Bastian), RU (Anna)

  • Tue May, 25th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Theoretical models of Evolution (Arndt, Soeren), RU (Suanne)

  • Tue June, 1st, 2010, 14:00
    Fabian Zimmer, Creating a bioinformatical pipeline for SAGE data analysis
    Sören Metelmann, TBA

  • Tue June, 8th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Protein Evolution (Andreas, Lothar), RU (Frank)

  • Tue June, 15th, 2010, 14:00
    Lisa Klein, Expansion of the ankyrin repeat in arthropods
    Sebastian Riesenbeck, Immune systems in vertebrates and invertebrates

  • Tue June, 22nd, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Gene duplication in plants (Anna), RU (Lothar)

  • Tue June, 29th, 2010, 14:00
    Thaddäus Slawicki, SNP detection & SNP chip
    David Donszik, How can we identify traces of subfunctionalization in protein coding regions of genomes

  • Tue July, 6th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Epigenetics (Andrew), RU (Andreas)

  • Tue July, 13th, 2010, 14:00
    Tobias Winner, Aligning non-coding DNA
    Philipp Jaquet, Distance measures for protein domain arrangements
    Torben Pinnow, Ecube: A different representation of the protein energy landscape to visualize mutational impacts

  • Tue July, 20th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Coevolution (Lisa, Sebastian)

  • Tue July, 27th, 2010, 14:00
    RU (Tobias)

  • Tue August, 3rd, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Alternative Splicing and Adaptation (Susanne, Jenny)

  • Tue August, 10th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Genome structural variation (Marvin, Sonja)

  • Tue August, 17th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Gene duplication (Anna)

  • Tue August, 24th, 2010, 14:00
    Bsc presentations:
    Fabian Zimmer,
    Creating a bioinformatical pipeline for SAGE data analysis
    Soeren Metelmann, A model for the evolution of protein domain arrangements
    Bastian Greshake, Transcriptome analysis based on NGS data

  • Tue August, 31st, 2010, 14:00
    Thaddäus Slawiki, SNPs & SNP chip
    Journal Club - Transcriptional regulation (Sarah)

  • Tue September, 7th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Phylogenetic methods (Andreas)

  • Tue September, 14th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Copy number variation (Philine, Susanne)

  • Tue September, 21st, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Protein structure & Genomics (Tobias, Parijat)

  • Tue September, 28th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Protein Evolution (Andrew, Lothar)

  • Tue October, 5th, 2010, 14:00
    free

Winter 2009/2010


  • Tue October, 6th, 2009, 14:00
    Philipp Jaquet, Distinguishing the meachanisms of fusion / fission events using protein chromosomal locations
    Boris Ruping, Forisomes

  • Tue October, 13th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue October, 20th, 2009, 14:00
    Marvin Mundry, Simulating next generation sequencing experiments to benchmark sequence assemblers

  • Tue October, 27th, 2009, 14:00
    Introduction to bioinformatics 5 seminar, distribution of topics

  • Tue November, 3rd, 2009, 14:00
    Lothar Wissler, On duplicate genes, molecular evolution, and seagrass databases

  • Tue November, 10th, 2009, 14:00
    Dr. Mahesh Panchal, An evaluation of Nested Clade Phylogeographic Analysis under models of panmixia and restricted gene flow

  • Tue November, 17th 2009, 14:00
    Lars Godman, Macroevolution of microsatellites

  • Tue November, 24th, 2009, 14:00
    Prof. Bornberg-Bauer, Introduction into scientific working

  • Tue November, 24th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue December, 1st, 2009, 14:00
    free

  • Tue December, 8th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue December, 15th, 2009, 14:00
    Olga Friesen & Pia Bueker, Gene flow modification by selfish genetic elements: a case study on B-chromosome PSR
    Sebastian Binder, On the evolutionary robustness of sex determination in Drosophila: a mathematical modeling approach

  • Tue December, 22nd, 2009, 14:00
    Benjamin Bolte, Computational approaches to exon prediction
    Torben Pinnow, Where do new genes come from?

  • Tue January, 5th, 2010, 14:00
    Fabian Zimmer, Lateral gene transfer of the PRANC domain

  • Tue January, 12th, 2010, 13:00
    Dr. January Weiner, TBA

  • Tue January, 19th, 2010, 14:00
    Dr. Philline Feulner, TBA

  • Tue January, 26th, 2010, 14:00
    Michael Specht, Tools for Computational Proteomics

  • Tue February, 2nd, 2010, 14:00
    Jasmin Droege, Evolution and Function of Neuroglobin

  • Tue February, 9th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue February, 16th, 2010, 14:00
    Tobias Sikosek, Resolving adaptive conflicts by promiscuity and gene duplication

  • Tue February, 23rd, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue March, 2nd, 2010, 14:00
    Marcin Jakalski, Evolution of the mitochondrial import machinery in Dictyostelium discoideum
    David Terbeek, Structural variation in the genome

  • Tue March, 9th, 2010, 14:00
    Sebastian Pribnow, Evolution of gene expression

  • Tue March, 16th, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue March, 23rd, 2010, 14:00
    Journal Club - Host Parasite Co-evolution (Philine, Marvin)

  • Tue March, 30th, 2010, 14:00
    free

Summer 2009


  • Tue April, 14th, 2009, 14:00h
    Andreas Held, Software presentation: Angstd - Visualization and analysis of protein domains
    Dominik Grotegerd, Efficient assembly of 454 expression data

  • Tue April, 21st, 2009, 14:00
    Jakob Strauß, Modular evolution of immune genes in arthropods

  • Tue April, 28th, 2009, 14:00

  • Tue May, 5th, 2009, 14:00
    Marvin Mundry, Heuristic homology detection

  • Tue May, 12th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue May, 19th, 2009, 14:00
    Andreas Schüler, Testing for statistical overrepresentation in biological datasets

  • Tue May, 26th, 2009, 14:00
    Lars Godmann, Microsatellite evolution - Evolutionary dynamics of microsatellites across the Pancrustacea clade
    Philipp Bayer, Computational analysis of alternative splicing in plants
    Dieter Weber, Exploring Protein Evolution, studying TEM ß-Lactamases

  • Tue June, 2nd, 2009, 14:00
    Dr. Arndt Telschow, Bioinformatics and Mathematical modeling of Koi Herpes Virus

  • Tue June, 9th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue June, 16th, 2009, 14:00
    Lothar Wissler, On how to make biological data accessible

  • Tue June, 23rd, 2009, 14:00
    Dr. Christian Fufezan, Screening of protein structures

  • Tue June, 30th, 2009, 14:00
    Zoha Moztarzadeh, Domain arrangement and breast cancer resistance protein

  • Tue July, 7th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue July, 14th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue July, 21th, 2009, 14:00
    Andrew Moore, Progress report

  • Tue July, 28th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue August, 4th, 2009, 14:00
    Dr. Christian Fufezan, Photoinhibition of PS II

  • Tue August, 11th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue August, 18th, 2009, 14:00
    Dieter Weber, Exploring Protein Evolution, studying TEM ß-Lactamases

  • Tue August, 25th, 2009, 14:00
    Philipp Bayer, Analysis of splicing in two populations of marine plants using bioinformatic approaches
    Lars Godmann, Microsatellite evolution - Evolutionary dynamics of microsatellites across the Pancrustacea clade
    Ann Kathrin Huylmans, Effects of oxidative stress on seagrass caused by a simulated heat wave – are there winners and losers?
    Isabell Wienpahl, Photophysiological responses of a simulated heat wave on seagrass – are there winners and losers?

  • Tue September, 1st, 2009, 14:00
    Dr. Arndt Telschow, Protein domain analysis of Nasonia

  • Tue September, 8th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue September, 15th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Tue September, 22nd, 2009, 14:00
    Anna Reineke, Tree reconciliation

  • Tue September, 29th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

Winter 2008/2009


  • Tue October, 28th, 2008, 14:00h
    Tilman Schal, Evolutionary Algorithms in Bioinformatics

  • Tue, November, 4th, 2008, 14:00h
    Journal Club

  • Tue November, 11th, 2008, 14:00h
    Martin Tobolak, Analysing sympiatric speciation
    Marc Kassir, Perceptron vs. SVM in Bioinformatics

  • Tue November, 18th, 2008, 14:00h
    Dr. Arndt Telschow, Wolbachia, Reproductive Parasitism and Speciation

  • Tue November, 25th, 2008, 14:00h
    Andreas Schueler, Quantification of Modular Protein Evolution in the Drosophila clade

  • Tue December, 2nd, 2008, 14:00h
    Yessica Appelmann, Prediction of Mutations on Protein Structure Stability & Function
    Benjamin Risse, Protein functional prediction

  • Tue December, 9th, 2008, 14:00h
    Jonas Winkler, Protein Structure Prediction - State of the Art

  • Tue December, 16th, 2008, 14:00h
    Mona Riemenschneider, Protein Disorder Prediction
    Dominik Grotegerd, Measuring Sequence Divergence

  • Tue January, 13th, 2009, 14:00h
    Susanne Franssen, New sequencing technologies - impacts and applications

  • Tue January, 20th, 2009, 14:00h
    Lothar Wissler, Back to the sea: Comparative molecular evolutionary analysis using seagrass ESTs
    Anna Reineke, Difficulties in finding motifs in upstream regions of plants

  • Tue January, 27th, 2009, 14:00h
    Christoph Preuss, Genome wide Association Studies

  • Tue February, 3rd, 2009, 14:00h
    Susanne Franssen, Flexibility in macroalgal response to herbivory - an experimental approach

  • Tue February, 10th, 2009, 14:00h
    Journal Club

  • Tue February, 17th, 2009, 14:00h
    Martina Vetter, Domain arrangement in the calcium signalling network - based on the CBL family as an example

  • Tue February, 24th, 2009, 14:00h
    Anna Reineke, Short introduction of the phylogenetic tree of land plants

  • Tue March, 3rd, 2009, 14:00h
    free

  • Tue March, 10th, 2009, 14:00h
    Andreas Held, Software presentation: Angstd - Visualization and analysis of protein domains
    Andreas Schüler, The role of protein domains in the immune response of arthropods

  • Tue March, 17th, 2009, 14:00h
    Prof. Sören Perrey, A rank-based Method for Clustering

  • Tue March, 24th, 2009, 14:00h
    Tobias Sikosek, Enzyme evolution via promiscuous intermediates
    Andreas Schüler, The role of protein domains in the immune response of arthrods

  • Tue March, 31th, 2009, 14:00h
    Martina Vetter, Domain arrangement in the calcium signalling network - based on the CBL family as an example

  • Tue April, 7th, 2009, 14:00
    Journal Club

Summer 2008


  • Thu September, 25, 2008, 14:00
    Bartholomaeus Wieczorek, Arndt Telschow
    Microsatellite Evolution across the Tree of Life Speciation, Symbiosis and Parasitism

  • Thu September, 18, 2008, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Thu September, 11, 2008, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Thu September, 4, 2008, 14:00
    Anna Reineke, Tobias Sikosek
    Identification of upstream regions - methods and application to plant genomes DNA methylation

  • Thu August, 28, 2008, 14:00
    Lothar Wissler
    Evolutionary Ecology of Seagrasses using ESTs

  • Thu August 21, 2008, 14:00
    Sigrid Penno-Winters
    Genetic Diversity of Cyanobacteria

  • Thu August 14, 2008, 14:00
    Francisco Manuel Codoner
    A server on co-evolution analysis on visualisation

  • Thu August, 7, 2008, 14:00
    January Weiner
    Andrew Moore
    ANGSTD -- Analysis of Genes, Sequences, Trees and Domains Progress Report

  • Thu July, 31, 2008, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Thu July, 24, 2008, 14:00
    Andreas Schueler
    Progress report

  • Thu July, 17, 2008, 14:00
    Sebastian Binder
    Jakob Strauss
    Domain Insertions Retrotransposed domains
    and
    Ranjani Banhatti (Marienschule)
    Population growth models and cooperation as a factor therein

  • Thu July, 10, 2008, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Thu July, 3, 2008, 14:00
    Lothar Wissler
    Bartholomaeus Wieczorek
    Progress report
    Microsatellite Evolution across the Tree of Life

  • Thu June, 26, 2008, 14:00
    Anna Reineke
    Orthology Detection

  • Thu June, 19, 2008, 14:00
    Tobias Sikosek
    Michael Zimdars
    Protein evolution via promiscous intermediates
    RNA sequence-structure alignment

  • Thu June, 12, 2008, 14:00
    Fabian Zimmer
    A content management system for the IEB-Websites

  • Thu June, 5, 2008, 14:00
    Journal Club

  • Thu May, 29, 2008, 14:00
    Dolors Amoros Moya
    Codon evolution

  • Thu May, 22, 2008, 14:00
    Bank Holyday

  • Thu May, 15, 2008, 14:00
    Jakob Strauss
    Sebastian Binder
    Finding solo LTRs in eucaryotic genomes
    Domain insertions

  • Thu May, 8, 2008, 14:00
    Andrew Moore
    January Weiner
    454: Massively Parallel Pyrosequencing
    Progress report

  • Thu May, 1, 2008, 14:00
    Bank Holiday

  • Thu April, 24, 2008, 17:00h*(IEB)
    Peter Dittrich
    Chemical Organisations in Biological Systems

  • Thu April, 24, 2008, 14:00
    Lothar Wissler
    Nadine Werner
    YACS and BACs Progress report

  • Thu April, 17, 2008, 14:00
    January Weiner
    Chip on Chip

  • Thu April, 10, 2008, 14:00
    Journal Club