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Friday, September 22

genetics_retreat_designs_EB 2023

8:00 am 


Check Out of Hotel

9:00 – 10:00 am

Session Four

Chair: Cyril Anyetei-Anum

Graduate Student, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Mentor: Dan McKay

Cyril Anyetei-Anum

9:00 – 9:15 am

Nila Pazhayam

Graduate Student, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Mentor: Jeff Sekelsky

“The Centromere Effect in D. melanogaster”

Nila Pazhayam

9:15 – 9:30 am

Quan Sun

Graduate Student, Biostatistics, Mentor: Yun Li

“Improving polygenic risk prediction in admixed populations by explicitly modeling ancestral-differential effects via GAUDI”

Quan Sun

9:30 – 9:45 am

Evan Dewey, PhD

Postdoc, Department of Biology, Mentor: Jeff Sekelsky

“Visualization of CRISPR/Cas9 DNA Repair Products Suggest Multiple Mechanisms of Homology Directed Repair”

Evan Dewey

9:45 – 10:00 am

Wonho Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

“Deciphering the Stepwise Regulatory Mechanisms of Genome Folding”

Wonho Kim

10:00 – 10:30 am

Department of Genetics Keynote Speaker

Pat Sullivan, MD, FRANZCP

Distinguished Professor

Departments of Genetics, Psychiatry

Director, UNC Suicide Prevention Institute

Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

“Team Science @ UNC: lessons learned”

Patrick Sullivan

10:30 – 11:00 am

 Closing Session

Moderator: Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena

Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena

11:15 am
11:45 am