Date Start End Speaker Affiliation Title
January 15 9:00 9:30 Sasha Mikheyev OIST Introduction/presentation of OIST
  9:30 10:20 Joshua Akey University of Washington Excavating ancient DNA from the the genomes of modern humans
  10:20 11:10 Alexander Mikheyev OIST Museum samples reveal rapid evolution by wild honey bees following introduction of a deadly parasite
  11:10 12:00 Hideaki Kanzawa-Kiriyama Dept. of Anthropol., National Museum of Nature and Science Genome Analysis of Ancient Japanese Archipelago Humans

noon-5pm, lunch then visit OIST campus, and Motobu peninsula

18:00-20:00 Working Dinner (Kafuu Catering @Level B restaurant)

January 16 9:00 9:50 Morten Rasmussen Natural History Museum of Denmark Ancient human genomes, a look into our past
  9:50 10:40 Victor Solovyev KAUST NGS data processing algorithms for genomics and transcriptomics studies
coffee break 10:40 11:10      
  11:10 12:00 Eugene Rogaev U MASS  Historical DNA  analysis: The Romanov's Case
 noon-1pm, lunch        
  13:00 13:30 Sasha Mikheyev OIST A first look at the Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencer
  13:30 14:20 Eran Elhaik Sheffield University Geographic Population Structure Prediction Algorithm
  14:20 15:10 Lounes Chikhi CNRS, Toulouse / Inst. Gulbenkian Ciência, Lisbon On some issues related to population structure, the Neolithic transition and ancient DNA
coffee break 15:10 15:30      
  15:30 16:20 Robin G Allaby (by Skype) University of Warwick Using archaeogenomic and computational approaches to unravel the history of local adaptation in crops
  16:30 17:30 Eugene Rogaev U MASS  Ancient genome analysis : pitfalls and solutions
18-20 Working Dinner (Sushi  night @ Level B restaurant)      
January 17 9:00 9:50 Tatiana Tatarinova USC Traces of Ancient DNA in Modern Admixure
  9:50 10:20 Ryosuke Kimura University of the Ryukyus Genomic anthropology on the Ryukyuans.
coffee break 10:20 10:50      
  10:50 11:20 G. Arun Kumar SASTRA, India Ancient migrations and peopling of India - A Genographic perspective
  11:20 12:00 Cecile Ben National Polytechnic Institute-National Institute of Agronomy Using patterns of genetic variation within modern plant accessions to reveal ancestral genome admixture and to infer population adaptation in the wild legume species Medicago truncatula.
 noon-1pm, lunch        
  13:00 14:00 Inna Dubchak

Joint Genome Institute

Mapping, Alignment and Visualization of aDNA

  14:00 17:00

Round table discussion

  17:00 17:15 Concluding remarks
18-20 Closing dinner (Kafuu Catering Banquet@Kaito Café)