The Institute Of Mathematical Statistics
And Biometrics Society (WENR) Satellite Conference:
Probabilistic and Statistical Problems in Population Genetics, Ecology, and Medical Genetics. June 18-20, 1980. Organizing Committee: Sam Karlin, Marc Feldman, Luigi L. Cavalli-Sforza, Joe Felsenstein, Michael Turelli. [Download Program].
Thanks to this meeting, I had the opportunity to hear Sewall Wright lecture, and to sit near him at dinner at China First restaurant in Palo Alto. I naively asked Wright,
“When you used ‘w’ to represent fitness coefficients, was ‘w’ for ‘Wright’?” “No,” Wright answered, it was for ‘worth’.”