Seminar Series


Human Genetics Seminar Series Wed. from 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Date Title & Speaker Faculty Host Location
11/19/14 Genetic Tales of Human History
Joshua Akey
(Univ of Washington)
Irene & Shyam KCBD 1103
12/10/14 Genomic studies of adaptive traits in humans: the evolution of the Pygmy phenotype and innate immune responses to infection
Luis Barreiro
(Univ of Montreal)
Carole Ober KCBD 1103
1/7/15 Genetics and Personalized Medicine: The molecular basis of Monogenic Diabetes
Daniela del Gaudio
(Univ of Chicago)
Soma Das KCBD 1103
1/28/15 Utilizing Large EMR Biorepositories for Uterine Fibroid Association Studies
Digna Velez Edwards
(Vanderbilt University)
Yoav Gilad and Carole Ober KCBD 1103
2/4/15 Genetic Basis of Morphology and Disease in the Domestic Dog
Elaine Ostrander
(National Human Genome Research Institute)
Abe Palmer KCBD 1103
2/18/15 Rare Regulatory Variation in Individuals, Families and Population
Stephen Montgomery
(Stanford University)
John Novembre KCBD 1103
2/25/15 Insights into human gene function from combined analysis of over 60,000 exomes
Daniel MacArthur

(Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School)

Matthew Stephens KCBD 1103
3/4/15 Genomics and Evolution of Host-Microbiome Interactions
Ran Blekhman

(Univ of Minnesota)

Yoav Gilad KCBD 1103
3/9/15 Quantitative Behavioral Geneticcs
Abraham Palmer, Ph.D.

(Univ of Chicago)

NOTE: Occurs at @2:00 PM
CLSC (920 E. 58th St) Room 101
3/11/15 3D Genome Organization and Gene Regulation
Bing Ren

(UC San Diego)

Marcelo Nobrega KCBD 1103
4/1/15 Opportunities and Challenges for Population and Medical Genomics in the Personal Genome Era
Carlos Bustamante

(Stanford University)

Michael Turchin KCBD 1103
4/20/15 Ancient pathogen genomics: What we learn from ancient pandemics
Johannes Krause
Max Planck Institute (Germany)
John Novembre KCBD 1103
4/29/15 Christa Martin

(Emory University)

Darrel Waggoner KCBD 1103
@ 12:30 pm
Engineering Histone Gene Clusters to Interrogate Epigenetic Control of the Cell Cycle During Animal Development
Robert J. Duronio, Ph.D.

(Univ. of North Carolina)

Jason Lieb CLSC 101
@ 12:00 pm
“Complete genomes reveal mechanisms that underlie the evolution of large bodies and cancer resistance in Proboscideans Or Why don’t elephants get cancer?”
Vincent J. Lynch, Ph.D.

(Univ. of Chicago)

- KCBD 1103
@ 12:00 pm
RNA and DNA methylation in
gene expression regulation

Chuan He, Ph.D

(Univ. of Chicago)

Marcelo Nobrega KCBD 1103

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