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November 2017

Friday – GMB Fall Seminar Series: Raja Jothi

November 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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.…

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Friday – GMB Fall Seminar Series: Nicole Dubois

November 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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…

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Friday – GMB Fall Seminar Series: Tim Reddy

November 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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 "To Be Determined". Dr. Reddy is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Students. This talk…

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Friday – GMB Fall Seminar Series: No Talk

November 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series will have No Talk on Friday, November 24th, 2017 due to the Thanksgiving Break.

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December 2017

Friday – GMB Fall Seminar Series: Paul M. Lieberman

December 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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 "To Be Determined". Dr. Lieberman is hosted by…

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January 2018

Tuesday – BCB Student Defense: Paul Maurizio

January 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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BCB Curriculum Student Defense: Paul Maurizio, student of Mark Heise and Will Valdar. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Jacqueline Lees

January 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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…

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Friday – CANCELLED – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Toshi Hige

January 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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****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…

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Friday – GMB Student Defense: Alisha Coffey

January 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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GMB Curriculum Student Defense: Alisha Coffey, student of Praveen Sethupathy and Brian Bennett. "Genetics and MicroRNAs in Cardiometabolic Dysfunction: A Collective Effort in Response and Regulation." Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Melissa Wilson Sayres

January 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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…

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February 2018

Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Gordon Hager

February 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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".…

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Yoav Gilad

February 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Pankaj Mehta

February 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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…

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March 2018

Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Grant Stewart

March 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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…

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: John Rawls

March 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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…

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Toshi Hige

March 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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,…

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Anne Vilenueve

March 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Anne Vilenueve, Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology at Stanford University on Friday, March 23, 2018. Dr. Vilenueve’s talk title is "Architecture and dynamics of meiotic chromosome structures and recombination sites". Dr. Vilenueve is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Students. This talk will be held in UNC's…

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Friday – BCB Student Defense: Daniel Oreper

March 23, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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BCB Curriculum Student Defense: Daniel Oreper, student of Will Valdar. "Computational methods for studying parent-of-origin effects via reciprocal mouse crosses". Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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April 2018

Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Steven Munger

April 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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…

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Sadie Wignall

April 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Sadie Wignall, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences, North Western University on Friday, April 13, 2018. Dr. Wignal’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…

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Friday – GMB Spring Seminar Series: Alexander J. Hartemink

April 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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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…

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November 2018

BCB & GMB Friday Seminar: David Dunson

November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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    “Bayesian methods for high-dimensional data: Applications to `omic’ data”     David Dunson Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistical Science Duke University Hosted by the BCB Students Co hosted by GMB Curriculum

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BCB & GMB Friday Seminar: Bryan Williams

November 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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    “Regulatory Circuits in Innate Immunity”     Bryan Williams NIH Emeritus Director and Distinguished Scientist Hudson Institute of Medical Research Hosted by Di Wu, BCB Faculty Member

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December 2018

Monday – BCB Student Defense: Sherry Chao

December 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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BCB Curriculum Student Defense: Sherry Chao, student of Jeremy Purvis. "Modeling Cell Cycle Phase Transitions and Arrest Decisions upon DNA Damage". Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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January 2019

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Raphael H Valdivia

January 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Raphael H Valdivia, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Vice Dean for Basic Science at Duke University on Friday, January 11, 2019. Dr. Valdivia’s talk title is "Modulation of innate immune signaling and epithelial cell function by the obligate pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis". Dr. Valdivia is hosted by Mark…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Don Alexander

January 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Don Alexander, President and Managing Director at GeneCoda™ Executive & Professional Search on Friday, January 18, 2019. Mr. Alexander’s talk title is "Career Conversion". Mr. Alexander is hosted by Christopher W. Gregory, Director of Research and Associate Professor of Genetics. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building…

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Friday – GMB/BCB Seminar Series: Benjamin Callahan

January 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Benjamin Callahan, Assistant Professor of Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities, Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, and the Bioinformatics Research Center at NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine on Friday, January 25, 2019. Dr. Callahan’s talk title is "Recent progress towards accurate and reproducible sequencing-based measurements of microbial…

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February 2019

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Allistair Boettiger

February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Allistair Boettiger, Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology at Stanford University on Friday, February 1, 2019. Dr. Boettiger’s talk title is "Tracing 3D DNA structures during embryogenesis". Dr. Boettiger is hosted by Doug Phanstiel, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology.  This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics Building…

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Friday – GMB/BCB Seminar Series: Nils Gehlenborg

February 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Nils Gehlenborg, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School on Friday, February 8, 2019. Dr. Gehlenborg’s talk title is "Data Visualization in Biomedical Sciences". Dr. Gehlenborg is hosted by Doug Phanstiel, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology. This talk is co-sponsored by the UNC Bioinformatics and…

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Friday – GMB/BCB Seminar Series: Michael Cowley

February 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Michael Cowley, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University on Friday, February 15, 2019. Dr. Cowley’s talk title is "Genomic Imprinting: regulation and function in response to the developmental environment".  Mauro Calabrese, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, hosts Dr. Cowley. This talk is co-sponsored by the UNC…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Gayathri Devi CANCELLED

February 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Gayathri Devi, Director of the Consortium for Inflammatory Breast Cancer and Associate Professor of Surgery and Pathology at Duke University on Friday, February 22, 2019. Dr. Devi’s talk title is “Mechanisms of Environmental Chemicals that Enable Cancer Cells to Evade Death Signals”.  This talk is co-hosted by the UNC…

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March 2019

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: David MacAlpine

March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes David MacAlpine, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University on Friday, March 1, 2019. Dr. MacAlpine’s talk title is “Duplicating the genome and re-establishing the chromatin landscape”.  This talk is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Students.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: H. Courtney Hodges

March 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes H. Courtney Hodges, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, MD Anderson Center for Cancer Epigenetics on Friday, March 8, 2019. Dr. Hodges’ talk title is “Targeting BAF (SWI/SNF) and PBAF dysfunction in cancer”.  This talk is co-hosted by Nate Hathaway, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy and…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao

March 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao, Senior Principal Investigator, Reproductive Developmental Biology Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS/NIH) on Friday, March 22, 2019. Dr. Yao’s talk title is “New Insights into Sexual Differentiation: From Lillie’s Freemartin to the Jost Paradigm”.  The Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Students host this talk.  This…

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Friday – BCB/GMB Seminar Series: Amy K Schmid

March 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Amy K Schmid, Associate Professor of Biology at Duke University on Friday, March 29, 2019. Dr. Schmid’s talk title is "Calm under stress: gene regulatory networks in archaeal extremophiles". The UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum Graduate Students host this talk. This talk is in UNC's Bioinformatics Building in…

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April 2019

Monday – GMB Student Defense: Luke Laudermilk

April 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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GMB Curriculum Student Defense: Luke Laudermilk, student of Samir Kelada. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Carole Ober

April 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Carole Ober, Professor and Chair of Human Genetics at University of Chicago on Friday, April 5, 2019. Dr. Ober’s talk title is “Asthma in the Post-GWAS Era: Searching for the Mid-Hanging Fruit”. Samir Kelada, Associate Professor of Genetics hosts this talk. This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building in…

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Friday – BCB/GMB Seminar Series: Gregory T Reeves

April 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Gregory T Reeves, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University on Friday, April 12, 2019. Dr. Reeves’ talk title is “Quantitative Models of Cell-Cell Signaling in Development”. The UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum Graduate Students host this talk. This talk is in UNC’s…

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Friday –GMB Seminar Series: No Talk This Week

April 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series will host NO seminar on Friday, April 19, 2019. This date is an observed UNC holiday.

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May 2019

Friday – BCB/GMB Seminar Series: Jonathan Pritchard

May 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Jonathan Pritchard, Professor of Biology and Genetics at Stanford University on Friday, May 3, 2019. Dr. Pritchard's talk title is “Many weak trans eQTLs drive omnigenic architecture of human complex traits”. The UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum Graduate Students host this talk. This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics…

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June 2019

Monday – GMB Student Defense: Megan Schertzer

June 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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GMB Curriculum Student Defense: Megan Schertzer, student of Mauro Calabrese. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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July 2019

Tuesday – GMB Student Defense: Aleisha Smith

July 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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GMB Curriculum Student Defense: Aleisha Smith, student of William Kim. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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August 2019

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Gayathri Devi

August 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Gayathri Devi, Director of the Consortium for Inflammatory Breast Cancer and Associate Professor of Surgery and Pathology at Duke University on Friday, August 23, 2019. Dr. Devi’s talk title is “Mechanisms of Environmental Chemicals that Enable Cancer Cells to Evade Death Signals”.  This talk is co-hosted by the UNC…

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September 2019

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Victor Corces

September 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Victor Corces, HHMI Professor at Emory University on Friday, September 6, 2019. Dr. Corces’ talk title is “Mechanisms of transgenerational inheritance of obesity epiphenotypes”.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Tony Cesare

September 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Tony Cesare, Children’s Medical Research Institute, Head of the Genome Integrity Group at University of Sydney on Friday, September 13, 2019. Dr. Cesare’s talk title is “Telomere-loops, mTOR, and F-actin: old and new players in genome integrity”.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Sue Jinks-Robertson

September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Sue Jinks-Robertson, PhD, Professor and co-Vice Chair of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and Director of Cell and Molecular Biology at Duke University on Friday, September 27, 2019. Dr. Jinks-Robertson's talk title is "Topoisomerase activity in yeast: the good, the bad and the ugly”.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics…

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October 2019

Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Rose Mary Xavier

October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Rose Mary Xavier, Assistant Professor, UNC School of Nursing on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. This talk title is “Leveraging Genetic Approaches to Advance Neuropsychiatric Symptom Science: Focus on Schizophrenia". Pizza provided. Attendees must bring own drinks. NOTE: 1131 Bioinformatics Building This Week.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Kacey L Gordon

October 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Kacy L Gordon, Assistant Professor of Biology at UNC Chapel Hill on Friday, October 4, 2019. Dr. Gordon’s talk title is “Sculpting a stem cell niche in the endogenous and ectopic setting”. Dr. Gordon is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Curriculum. This talk will be held in…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Jesse Raab

October 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Jesse Raab, Assistant Professor of Genetics at UNC Chapel Hill on Friday, October 11, 2019. Dr. Raab’s talk title is “The role of altered chromatin remodeling complexes in gene regulation”. Dr. Raab is hosted by the Genetics and Molecular Biology Curriculum. This talk will be held in UNC’s Bioinformatics…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Shelley Berger

October 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Shelley Berger, Daniel S. Och University Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Departments of Genetics and Cell & Developmental Biology on Friday, October 25, 2019. Dr. Berger’s talk title is “Epigenetic pathways in human health and disease”.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building in…

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November 2019

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Karla Neugebauer

November 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Karla Neugebauer, Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry (Acting Chair), Department of Cell Biology, Director of the Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine at Yale University on Friday, November 1, 2019. Dr. Neugebauer’s talk title is “Eukaryotic RNA Synthesis and Processing in the Nuclear Landscape”.  This talk is…

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Friday – BCB Student Defense: Frank Teets

November 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
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BCB Curriculum Student Defense: Frank Teets, student of Klaus Hahn and Brian Kuhlman. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Brandon Pierce

November 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Brandon Pierce, Assistant Professor, Departments of Health Studies and Genetics at the University of Chicago on Friday, November 8, 2019. Dr. Pierce’s talk title is “Arsenic and the human genome: susceptibility and response to exposure”.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Prachee Avasthi

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Prachee Avasthi, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at University of Kansas Medical Center on Friday, November 15, 2019. Dr. Avasthi’s talk title is “Functional overlap and specialization of divergent actins in Chlamydomonas”.  This talk is in UNC’s Bioinformatics Building in room 1131.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: John M Greally

November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes John Greally, Professor of Genetics, Medicine, and Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine on Friday, November 22, 2019. Dr. Greally’s talk title is “Cellular and molecular models for epigenetic studies of human disease”. Dr. Greally is hosted by Folami Ideraabdullah, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Nutrition. This talk…

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January 2020

Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Nora Franceshini

January 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Nora Franceshini, Professor, UNC Department of Epidemiology on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. This talk title is “Trans-ethnic kidney function study to uncover biological targets and kidney-specific disease etiologies". Pizza provided. Attendees must bring own drinks.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Steven Patierno

January 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Steven R. Patierno, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, and Family Medicine and Community Health at Duke University on Friday, January 10, 2020. Dr. Patierno’s talk title is “Alternative RNA Splicing and Ancestry-related Molecular Targets in Precision Oncology and Cancer Disparities”. Dr. Patierno is hosted by Keriayn Smith,…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Ellen Rothenberg

January 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Ellen Rothenberg, Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology at California Institute of Technology on Friday, January 17, 2020. Dr. Rothenberg’s talk title is “Gene network control of entry into the T-cell lineage developmental program”. Dr. Rothenberg is hosted by Ageliki Tsagaratou, Assistant Professor of Genetics. This talk will be…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Joseph Rodriguez

January 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Joseph Rodriguez, Principal Investigator, Single Cell Dynamics Group at NIEHS on Friday, January 24, 2020. Dr. Rodriguez’s talk title is “Environmental Regulation of the Estrogen Response in Single Living Cells“. Dr. Rodriguez is hosted by the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility . This talk will be held…

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Friday – BCB Student Defense: Jack Maguire

January 24, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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BCB Curriculum Student Defense: Jack Maguire, student of Brian Kuhlman. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Anne Yoder

January 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Anne Yoder, Braxton Craven Distinguished Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Duke University on Friday, January 31, 2020. Dr. Yoder’s talk title is “Unraveling complex patterns of speciation in Madagascar’s mouse lemurs: a computationally enabled genomics approach“. Dr. Yoder is hosted by UNC’s Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Students. This talk…

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February 2020

Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Jessica Tyler

February 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Jessica Tyler, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine on Friday, February 21, 2020. Dr. Tyler’s talk title is “Chromatin dynamics during DNA double-strand break repair”. Dr. Tyler is hosted by Greg Wang, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics. This talk will be held in UNC’s…

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Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Needhi Bhalla

February 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Needhi Bhalla, Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Cruz on Friday, February 28, 2020. Dr. Bhalla’s talk title is "A Tale of Two Checkpoints". Dr. Bhalla is hosted by UNC's Genetics and Molecular Biology Graduate Students. This talk will be held in UNC's Bioinformatics…

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March 2020

Friday – GMB Defense: Julia DiFiore

March 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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GMB Curriculum Student Defense: Julia DiFiore, student of Brian Strahl. Presented in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

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CANCELLED – Friday – GMB Seminar Series: Dan Bergstralh

March 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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CANCELLED: This event to be rescheduled.  We regret any inconvenience. The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Dan Bergstralh, Assistant Professor of Biology at University of Rochester on Friday, March 20, 2020. Dr. Bergstralh’s talk title is “Epithelial Cell Reintegration: Ins and Outs”. Dr. Bergstralh is hosted by Jeff Sekelsky, Professor of Biology and Genetics. This…

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September 2021

Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Karl Shpargel

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Karl Shpargel, Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Genetics on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Super-enhancer regulation in developmental differentiation and human disorders 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are limited to speakers, speaker labs, and Genetics Department leadership.  This…

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Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Jeremy Simon

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Jeremy Simon, Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Genetics and the UNC Neuroscience Center on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Identification of novel oncogenic and neurodevelopmental programs using bulk and single-cell sequencing approaches 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are…

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Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Yasminka (Sasha) Jakubek

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Yasminka (Sasha) Jakubek, Instructor of Epidemiology, MD Anderson Cancer Center on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Insights from acquired mutations in normal and malignant tissues 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are limited to speakers, speaker labs, and Genetics…

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Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Bryan Rogers

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Bryan Rogers, Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student in the Jenny Ting Lab, UNC Departments of Genetics; Microbiology & Immunology on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Strategies in coinhibitory and costimulatory targeting of T cells for tumor immunology 1131 Bioinformatics Building and…

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October 2021

Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Laura Raffield

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Laura Raffield, Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Genetics on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Genomic Analysis of Inflammation in Diverse Cohort Studies 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are limited to speakers, speaker labs, and Genetics Department leadership.  This…

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Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Wei-Chun Chou

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Wei-Chun Chou, Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Genetics on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. AIM2 in regulatory T cells restrains autoimmune diseases 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are limited to speakers, speaker labs, and Genetics Department leadership.  This…

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November 2021

Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Whitney Edwards

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Whitney Edwards, SPIRE Postdoctoral Trainee in the Frank Conlon Lab, UNC Department of Genetics on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. A Proteomics-Based Approach to Elucidating Essential Molecular Mechanisms in Cardiogenesis 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are limited to…

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GMB Friday Seminar Series – Nadav Ahituv

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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G&MB Friday Seminar Series The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Nadav Ahituv, PhD, Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at University of California, San Francisco on Friday, November 5, 2021. Dr. Ahituv’s talk title is “Functional characterization and therapeutic targeting of gene regulatory elements”. Dr. Ahituv is hosted by Hyejung Won, Assistant…

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Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Susana Garcia Recio

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Susana Garcia Recio, Research Associate in the Chuck Perou Lab, UNC Department of Genetics on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Multiplatform analysis of matched primary and metastatic breast tumors from the AURORA US Network 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person…

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Friday – GMB/BCB Seminar Series: Bruce Goode, PhD

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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G&MB Friday Seminar Series The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Bruce Goode, PhD, Professor in the Department of Biology at Brandeis University on Friday, November 12, 2021. Dr. Goode’s talk title is "Rise of the Actin Machines”. Dr. Goode is hosted by Bob Goldstein, James Peacock III Distinguished Professor of Biology. This seminar will be…

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Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Matt Halvorsen

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Matt Halvorsen, Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Genetics on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. A burden of damaging rare variants in obsessive-compulsive disorder 1131 Bioinformatics Building and Via Zoom **In person attendees are limited to speakers, speaker labs, and Genetics Department leadership. …

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Friday – GMB/BCB Seminar Series: Humaira Gowher

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1131 Bioinformatics Building, 125 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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G&MB Friday Seminar Series The G&MB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Humaira Gowher, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Purdue University on Friday, November 19, 2021. Dr. Gowher’s talk title is "Divergent lncRNA DNMT3Bas regulates inducible expression and alternative splicing of DNMT3B”. Dr. Gowher is hosted by Folami Ideraabdullah, Associate Professor of Genetics…

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