Friday - GMB Seminar Series

Faculty from institutions around the country present their work each Friday at 12 noon during this seminar series. Hosted each week by GMB Faculty Members and Students.

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GMB Seminar Posters
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Jack Griffith Sep 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Jack Griffith, UNC Professor of Microbiology & Immunology on Friday, September 8th, 2017. Dr. Griffith's talk title is "How looping and transcription protect the ends of our chromosomes". Dr. Griffith is hosted by Jeff Sekelsky, Professor of Genetics and Biology. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Joseph Pickrell Sep 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Joseph Pickrell, CEO, Gencove and Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center on Friday, September 15th, 2017. Dr. Pickrell's talk title is "What can we learn from human genomics at scale and how do we get there?". Dr. Pickrell is hosted by Will Valdar, Associate Professor of Genetics and Associate Director of the UNC Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Curriculum. This talk is cosponsored by the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum and will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Stefano Di Talia Sep 29, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Stefano Di Talia, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Duke University on Friday, September 29th, 2017. Dr. Di Talia's talk title is "Molecular and physical mechanisms of cell cycle synchronization in early Drosophila embryos". Dr. Di Talia is hosted by Amy Shaub Maddox, Assistant Professor of Biology. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: No Talk Oct 06, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series will have No Talk on Friday, October 6th, 2017. Join us for our next talk with Sundeep Kalantry of University of Michigan on Friday, October 13th, 2017.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Sundeep Kalantry Oct 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Sundeep Kalantry, Associate Professor of Human Genetics at University of Michigan on Friday, October 13th, 2017. Dr. Kalantry's talk title is "The Orchestration of Random X-chromosome Inactivation". Dr. Kalantry is hosted by Mauro Calabrese, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: No Talk Oct 20, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series will have No Talk on Friday, October 20th, 2017 due to UNC’s Fall Break.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Arri Eisen Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Arri Eisen, Professor of Pedagogy in the Department of Biology at Emory University on Friday, October 27th, 2017. Dr. Eisen’s talk title is "What I learned about Science by teaching Biology to Tibetan Buddhist Monks & Nuns". Dr. Eisen is hosted by Daniel Pomp, Research Professor of Genetics and Nutrition. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Raja Jothi Nov 03, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Raja Jothi, Principal Investigator in the Systems Biology Group at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences on Friday, November 3rd, 2017. Dr. Jothi 's talk title is "Uncovering unknown unknowns of gene regulation". Dr. Jothi is hosted by Jill Dowen, Assistant Professor of Biology and Biochemistry & Biophysics. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Nicole Dubois Nov 10, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Nicole Dubois, Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on Friday, November 10th, 2017. Dr. Dubois’ talk title is "Atrial-ventricular specification during early mouse and human heart development". Dr. Dubois is hosted by Frank Conlon, Professor of Biology and Genetics. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Tim Reddy Nov 17, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Tim Reddy, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics and the Center for Genomic & Computational Biology at Duke University on Friday, November 17th, 2017. Dr. Reddy’s talk title is "Identifying regulatory mechanisms of human disease". Dr. Reddy is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: No Talk Nov 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series will have No Talk on Friday, November 24th, 2017 due to the Thanksgiving Break.
Friday - GMB Fall Seminar Series: Paul M. Lieberman Dec 01, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM G100 Bondurant Hall,
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE THIS WEEK!: The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Paul M. Lieberman, Hilary Koprowski, M.D., Endowed Professor and Program Leader, Gene Expression and Regulation Program; and Director of the Center for Chemical Biology and Translational Medicine at The Wistar Institute on Friday, December 1st, 2017. Dr. Lieberman’s talk title is "Mechanisms of Genome Maintenance by Human Telomeres and DNA Viruses". Dr. Lieberman is hosted by Blossom Damania, Vice Dean for Research and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. This talk will be held in UNC's Bondurant Hall in room G100.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Jacqueline Lees Jan 12, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Jacqueline Lees, Professor of Biology; Associate Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research; Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research, MIT on Friday, January 12, 2018. Dr. Lees’ talk title is "Identification of PRMT5 as an exploitable vulnerability in GBM". Dr. Lees is hosted by Bob Duronio, Professor of Biology and Genetics; Director of the Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences; Associate Dean for Research. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - CANCELLED - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Toshi Hige Jan 19, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
****NOTE: Due to the weather, this seminar with Toshi Hige has been rescheduled. The new date will be Friday, March 16, 2018. THERE WILL BE NO GMB SEMINAR ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018.**** The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Toshi Hige, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biology; Cell Biology and Physiology, Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, January 19, 2018. Dr. Hige’s talk title is "Synaptic plasticity and olfactory learning in Drosophila". Dr. Hige is hosted by Dan McKay, Assistant Professor of Biology and Genetics; Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Melissa Wilson Sayres Jan 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Melissa Wilson Sayres, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University on Friday, January 26, 2018. Dr. Wilson Sayres’ talk title is "Sex-biased genome evolution". Dr. Wilson Sayres is hosted by Mark Peifer, Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Biology. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Eftychia Apostolou Feb 02, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM **G100 Bondurant Hall**,
PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE FOR THIS PRESENTATION: G100 BONDURANT. The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Eftychia Apostolou, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Medicine, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College on Friday, February 2, 2018. Dr. Apostolou’s talk title is "Chromatin bookmarking, looping and cell fate decisions". Dr. Apostolou is hosted by Jeremy Purvis, Assistant Professor of Genetics. This talk will be held in UNC's G100 Bondurant Hall.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Gordon Hager Feb 09, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Gordon Hager, Chief, Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression; Senior Investigator; Head, Hormone Action and Oncogenesis Section, NIH National Cancer Institute; Center for Cancer Research on Friday, February 9, 2018. Dr. Hager’s talk title is "T Factor/Chromatin Interactions: The view from Genome-wide, Chromatin Biochemistry, and Live Cell Dynamics". Dr. Hager is hosted by Dan McKay, Assistant Professor of Biology and Genetics; Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences (iBGS). This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Yoav Gilad Feb 16, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series and the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum welcomes Yoav Gilad, Professor of Human Genetics and Medicine at the University of Chicago on Friday, February 16, 2018. Dr. Gilad’s talk title is "The impact of regulatory variation between individuals and across cell types". Dr. Gilad is hosted by the BCB Curriculum Graduate Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Pankaj Mehta Feb 23, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series and the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum welcomes Pankaj Mehta, Associate Professor of Physics at Boston University on Friday, February 23, 2018. Dr. Mehta’s talk title is "Understanding emergent behavior in biology". Dr. Mehta is hosted by the BCB Curriculum Graduate Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Grant Stewart Mar 02, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series and the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility welcomes Grant Stewart, Professor of Cancer and Genomic Sciences at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom on Friday, March 2, 2018. Dr. Stewart’s talk title is "An epigenetic link between replication stress and the Fanconi Anemia DNA repair pathway". Dr. Stewart is hosted by Cyrus Vaziri, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: John Rawls Mar 09, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes John Rawls, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology; Medicine at Duke University on Friday, March 9, 2018. Dr. Rawls’ talk title is "Transcriptional regulatory mechanisms underlying tissue identity and environmental sensitivity in the intestine". Dr. Rawls is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Toshi Hige Mar 16, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Toshi Hige, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biology; Cell Biology and Physiology, Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, March 16, 2018. Dr. Hige’s talk title is "Synaptic plasticity and olfactory learning in Drosophila". Dr. Hige is hosted by Dan McKay, Assistant Professor of Biology and Genetics; Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Anne Villenueve Mar 23, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Anne Villenueve, Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology at Stanford University on Friday, March 23, 2018. Dr. Villenueve’s talk title is "Architecture and dynamics of meiotic chromosome structures and recombination sites". Dr. Villenueve is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: No Talk Mar 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series will have No Talk on Friday, March 30th, 2018. This date is an observed UNC holiday.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Steven Munger Apr 06, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Steven Munger, Assistant Professor of Systems Genetics, The Jackson Laboratory Friday, April 6, 2018. Dr. Munger’s talk title is "Harnessing genetic diversity to discover protein regulatory networks". Dr. Munger is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Sadie Wignall Apr 13, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Sadie Wignall, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences, North Western University on Friday, April 13, 2018. Dr. Wignall’s talk title is "Building a spindle and segregating chromosomes without centrosomes: Oocyte meiosis in C. elegans". Dr. Wignall is hosted by Bob Goldstein, James L. Peacock III Distinguished Professor of Biology. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - CANCELLED - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Toshikazu Ushijima Apr 20, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Toshikazu Ushijima, Chief, Division of Epigenomics, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan on Friday, April 20, 2018. Dr. Ushijima’s talk title is "Epigenetic field: formation mechanisms and application to precision medicine". Dr. Ushijima is hosted by Bernard Weissman, Professor of Pathology & Lab Medicine, Pediatrics. This talk is cohosted by the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.
Friday - GMB Spring Seminar Series: Alexander J. Hartemink Apr 27, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
The G&MB Friday Seminar Series and the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum welcomes Alexander J. Hartemink, Professor of Biology and Computer Science at Duke University on Friday, April 27, 2018. Dr. Hartemink’s talk title is "Efficiently surveying the chromatin occupancy landscape". Dr. Hartemink is hosted by the BCB Curriculum Graduate Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.