Events that began in February, 2017

Mechanisms of gene silencing by long noncoding RNAs

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

Dr. Mauro Calabrese
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

"Mechanisms of gene silencing by long noncoding RNAs"

 Hosted by Will Fairbrother

 

The Genetic Landscape of the US

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

Dr. Kasia Bryc
Population Geneticist
23andme

The Genetic Landscape of the US

What can we learn by studying the genetic ancestry of 5,269 self-described African Americans, 8,663 Latinos, and 148,789 European Americans who are 23andMe customers?

COBRE CBHD Seminar Series: Localization of Genomic Adaptation with Application to a Southern African Hunter-gatherer Population

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

The COBRE Center for Computational Biology of Human Disease (CBHD) Presents a talk titled "Localization of Genomic Adaptation with Application to a Southern African Hunter-gatherer Population" presented by Lauren Alpert Sugden, PhD, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Dr. Sohini Ramachandran in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

 

CANCELLED: Accelerating Precision Cancer Medicine through Clinical Computational Oncology

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

 

DUE TO ILLNESS THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Further details will follow regarding rescheduling Dr. Van Allen.

 

Dr. Eliezer Van Allen

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Clinician, Dana Farber /Partners Cancer Care
Associate Member, Broad Institute

Accelerating Precision Cancer Medicine through Clinical Computational Oncology

"Examining the Disputed Role of FOXP2 in Modern Human Evolution"

Friday, February 03, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

Elizabeth Atkinson - Postdoctoral Candidate

Hosted by The Ramachandran Group

From EHRs to body-worn sensors: Finding causes of health and disease

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

Dr. Samantha Kleinberg
Stevens Institute of Technology

From EHRs to body-worn sensors: Finding causes of health and disease