WWWGLS: Fall 2016

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Schedule for Weekly Wednesday Wartik Genomics Lecture Series and Related Events: Fall Semester 2016

Seminars are usually held on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm in the large commons area ("curved room") of 501 Wartik, unless otherwise noted. Coffee, tea, and cookies are served starting about 3:30 pm.

Date Presenter(s) Topic
Wed Aug 24 Frank Pugh
Genomic mechanisms of gene regulation and chromatin organization
Wed Aug 31 Barbara Arbeithuber
(PSU: Makova lab)
DNA lesions – an important source of bias in ultrasensitive mutation detection
Wed Sep 7 Xiang-Dong Fu
(UC San Diego)
Regulatory RNA on chromatin (LOCATION: 111 WARTIK LAB/ TIME: 3:55 TO 4:55PM)
Wed Sep 14 Daehwan Kim
(Johns Hopkins)
Graph-based alignment of NGS reads to a population of human genomes
Wed Sep 21 Zhijin (Jean) Wu
Analyzing gene expression measured by single cell RNA sequencing
Wed Sep 28 Samir Wadhawan
(Bristol-Myers Squibb)
Transcriptome Dysregulation in NonAlcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Wed Oct 5 David Hendrix
(Oregon State)
Biological Discovery using Transcriptomics: from Deep Sequencing to Deep Learning
Wed Oct 6 Robert Kuhn
(Univ of California at Santa Cruz)
UCSC Genome Browser Workshop
Wed Oct 12 Luis Barreiro
(Univ Montreal)
Genetic ancestry and natural selection drive population differences in immune response to pathogens in humans
Wed Oct 19 Yafei Lyu (PSU)
Yong Jung (PSU)
Multi-tissues co-expression network inference with adaptive joint graphical lasso
Partner-Specific Prediction of Protein-RNA Interface
Mon Oct 24
12:00-1:00 pm
Irene Tiemann-Boege
(Johannes Kepler University)
Selfish mutations are important drivers of the paternal age effect
Mon Oct 24
5:00 pm
100 Huck LSB
Molly Przeworski
(Columbia University)
Marker Lecture in Evolutionary Biology: Searching for the genetic variants that underlie human adaptations
Tue Oct 25
4:00 pm
100 Huck LSB
Molly Przeworski
(Columbia University)
Marker Lecture in Evolutionary Biology: Of men, mice and birds: the evolution of recombination hotspots
Wed Oct 26 [No seminar]
Wed Nov 2 Sergi Kosakovsky Pond
(Temple University)
Scalable and biologically realistic methods for inferring selective pressures from molecular sequence data
Wed Nov 9 Jose Badano
(Institut Pasteur de Montevideo)
Dissecting the genetic and cellular basis of the ciliopathy Bardet-Biedl syndrome
Wed Nov 16 Rahul Vegesna (PSU)
Lila Rieber (PSU)
Variation in ampliconic gene copies
3D Chromosome Conformation at Kilobase Resolution
Wed Nov 23 [Thanksgiving break]
Wed Nov 30 Lucia Carbone
(Oregon Health & Science University)
The rapidly evolving gibbon karyotype as a model to study genome instability
Wed Dec 7 Akshay Kakumanu (PSU) Computational methods reveal feed-forward regulatory strategy during spinal motor neuron programming
Thur Dec 15
12:00 noon
501 Wartik Lab
Joseph F. Costello
(University of California, San Francisco)
Tumor Histories Encrypted in the Genome and Epigenome

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