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Final Schedule EMSI 2019

Monday, May 20: Core Concepts in Evolutionary Medicine

Daytime
Talley Student Union

Time Topic Location Instructors
8:30 – 8:45 am Opening remarks Talley Student Union 4280 Nunn
8:45 – 10:00 am Core concepts in evolutionary medicine Talley Student Union 4280 Nunn
10:00 – 10:15 am Break Talley Student Union 4280
10:15 – 10:45 am Core concepts wrap up Talley Student Union 4280 Nunn
10:45 – 11:45 am Race, evolution, and medicine Graves
11:45 am – 1 pm Lunch break (not catered)
1:00 – 3:00 pm Unix lab Talley Student Union 4280 Jones
3.00 – 3:15 pm Break Talley Student Union 4280
3:15 – 5 pm Intro to R lab &
Intermediate R lab Talley Student Union 4280 / TBD Nunn, Herrera

Evening
5:30 – 7:30 pm “Old Friends Hypothesis” William Parker

Tuesday, May 21: Epidemiology

Daytime
Talley Student Union Student Union
Time Topic Location Instructors
8:30 – 9:45 am Intro to epidemiology Talley Student Union 4280 Meshnick
9:45 – 10:00 am Break Talley Student Union 4280
10:00 – 11:15 am Epi lab 1 – SIR models Talley Student Union 4280 Nunn
11:15 – 12:00 pm Disease ecology Talley Student Union 4280 Mitchell
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch on your own
1:15 – 3:00 pm Epidemiology lab 2 – hrp2 deletions Talley Student Union 4280 Brazeau
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break Talley Student Union 4280
3:15 – 5:00 pm Evolution, including virulence Talley Student Union 4280 Mitchell, Nunn

Wednesday, May 22: Microbiome

Daytime
Talley Student Union Student Union
Time Topic Location Instructors
8:30 – 10:30 am Intro to microbiome: core concepts & evolutionary insights Talley Student Union 3210 Horvath
10:30 – 10:45 am Break Talley Student Union 3210
10:45 – 11:15 am Ecological insights Talley Student Union 3210 Jones
11:15 am – 12:30 pm Catered lunch

“Science Communication” Talley Student Union 3210 Weintraub
12:45 – 1:45 pm Microbiome panel Talley Student Union 3210 Horvath, Jones, Theriot, TBD
1:45 – 2:00 pm Break Talley Student Union 3210
2:00 – 4:00 pm Microbiome lab Talley Student Union 3210 Horvath / Jones
4:00 – 4:30 pm Prospects, challenges, and questions Talley Student Union 3210 Horvath / Jones
4:30 – 5:00 pm Clinical briefs Talley Student Union 3210 Nunn

Evening
5:30 – 7:30 pm Health disparities panel

Catered dinner Talley Student Union 3210 Baines, Epplein,
Akinyemiju, Nunn

Thursday, May 23: Population Genetics

Daytime
Talley Student Union Student Union

Time Topic Location Instructors
8:30 – 10:00 am Evolutionary medicine perspectives in cancer biology (panel discussion) Witherspoon Student Center 201A Baines, Shelly Hwang, Paul Hess, moderated by Jones
10:00 – 10:15 am Break Witherspoon Student Center 201A
10:15 – 12:00 pm Introduction to population genetics & natural selection (with exercises) Witherspoon Student Center 201A Schrider
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch on own Witherspoon Student Center 201A
1:15 – 2:15 pm Comparative methods Witherspoon Student Center 201A Nunn
2:15 – 3:15 pm Demographic inference (with exercises) Witherspoon Student Center 201A Schrider
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break Witherspoon Student Center 201A
3:30 – 5:00 pm Demographic inference (cont.)
Witherspoon Student Center 201A Schrider

Friday, May 24: Phylogenetics

Daytime
Talley Student Union Student Union

Time Topic Location Instructors
8:30 – 10:00 am Intro to phylogenetics Witherspoon Student Center 201A Wiegmann
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:30 – 12:00 pm Probabilistic models of sequence change Witherspoon Student Center 201A Thorne
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch on own
1:15 – 3:15 pm RaXML lab + IQTree Witherspoon Student Center 201A Wiegmann, Rasmussen, Thorne
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break Witherspoon Student Center 201A
3:30 – 5 pm Phylodynamics Witherspoon Student Center 201A Rasmussen

Evening
5:30 – 7:30 pm Clinical Briefs Presentations over Dinner

Catered group dinner Witherspoon Student Center 201A Moderated by Nunn

Saturday May 25: Return keys and check out of dorms in the morning.

Thank you for joining us for EMSI 2019 and making it a special event! We hope you found it a productive week.