The Seminar Series

2016/2017 HG Seminar Speaker List

Date Speaker/Affiliation Host
November 2, 2016

"Maternal and zygotic genetics of developmental evolution"

Matt Rockman

NYU

Joe Thornton
November 9, 2016

"Many are called, but few are chosen: Regulation of Meiotic Recombination in Mammals"

Francesca Cole

MD Anderson

Carole Ober

January 18, 2017

 

 

"Influences on phenotypic variation in tumors and animals: rare variants, maternal age and epigenetic inheritance of environmental change"

Ben Lehner

Center for Genomic Regulation

Marcelo Nobrega

January 25, 2017

"Methods for understanding geographic and haplotypic structure in population genetic data"

John Novembre

University of Chicago

 

January 31, 2017

"Translating Genetics into Molecular Mechanisms of Neuropsychiatric Disorders"

Hyejung Won

UCLA

 

February 13, 2017

"Protein Dosage and Neurological Disorders"

Vincenzo (Alessandro) Gennarino

Baylor College of Medicine & The Jan & Duncan Neurological Research Institute

 
February 27, 2017

"Utilizing Genomics to Understand the Etiology of Autism"

Tychele Turner

University of Washington

GCIS W301/303; 12pm

 
March 1, 2017

"Untargeted metabolomics in the diagnosis of rare disease"

Sarah Elsea

Baylor University

Darrel Waggoner
March 6, 2017

"Ancient Genomes and the Human Past"

Pontus Skoglund
Harvard Medical School

GCIS W301/303, 3pm

 
March 8, 2017

"The pERKs of being a Modifier...and other stories from autism complex trait genetics"

Lauren Weiss
UCSF

KCBD 1103, 2pm

 
April 5, 2017

"Variation and evolution in transcription factor-DNA interactions"

Martha Bulyk
Brigham and Women's Hospital ; Harvard Medical School

Student invited Speaker
May 17, 2017

"Decoding epigenetic programs in cellular differentiation and T cell dysfuction in tumors"

Christina Leslie
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Postdoc invited Speaker

May 19, 2017

 

 

May 24, 2017

 

 

June 26, 2017 

 

The Genetics of Depression

Jonathan Flint

UCLA

Decoding the regulatory genome: from ENCODE to pharmacogenomics

Dan Savic
 

Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology

Cell-type-specific alternative splicing controls cerebral cortex development

Xiaochang Zhang

Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital

 

 

 

Marcelo Nobrega

 

 

 

12-1 pm

CLSC 101

*ALL SEMINARS ABOVE WILL BE HELD FROM 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM IN KCBD 1103*