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Spring 2019

● The Weekly Wednesday Wartik Genomics Lecture Series (WWWGLS) is held in 501 Wartik Lab (large commons area) on Wednesdays at 4pm, unless noted otherwise.
● Coffee, tea, and cookies are usually served in advance.
● Live video is also available in room HCAR1101 at Hershey.
● PSU faculty can nominate speakers via this form
● PSU affiliates can sign up to recieve seminar announcements using l-wwwgls@lists.psu.edu.
Date Presenter(s) Topic
January 16 Lyle Long
Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Steve Schaeffer
Zoom URL
On the Importance of Computational and Data Science
January 23 Tanya Renner
Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Paul Medvedev, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Duplication, Divergence, and Convergence: What can we Learn from Studying Carnivorous Plant Genomes?
January 30
Note change of location to 110 Wartik Lab
BMB Faculty Candidate Colin C. Conine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hosted by: Ross Hardison
No Zoom URL
Transmission of Non-genetic Information by Sperm Small RNAs
February 6 Naomi Yamada & Matthew Jensen
Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Naomi: Analysis of ChIP-exo Read Profiles Reveals Spatial Organizations of Protein Complexes/Matthew: An Interaction and Network-Based Model for Neuropsychiatric Features of Copy-Number Variants
February 13 Sarah Craig and Ana Kenney
Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
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Using Early Life Growth Trajectories to Construct a Childhood Obesity Genetic Risk Score
February 20 Xiaojun Lance Lian
Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Paul Medvedev, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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RNA-Seq Analysis of Cardiac Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
February 27 Nate Person & Rahul Vegesna
Pennsylvania State University
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NATE: Horizontal Gene Transfer in Parasitic Plants; RAHUL: Impact of Copy Number Variation on the Expression of Human Y Chromosome Ampliconic Genes
March 13 Ming Hu
Cleveland Clinic
Hosted by: Dr. Qunhua Li, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Zoom URL
MAPS: model-based analysis of long-range chromatin interactions from PLAC-seq and HiChIP experiments
March 20 Olga Dudchenko
TBA
Hosted by: Dean Douglas Cavener
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Hi-C Genome Assembly at the DNA Zoo: Inexpensive, Accurate and Open-Source
March 27 Tanzeen Yusuff & Molly Rathbun
Pennsylvania State University
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TANZEEN: High-throughput developmental analysis of CNV genes in Drosophila melanogaster; MOLLY: Exploring Patterns of Genetic Variation in Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Clinical Infections
April 3 Yifei Huang
Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Unified prediction of highly constrained genes and deleterious variants in the human genome
April 10 Raquel Assis
Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
TBA
April 17 Gregory Cooper
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
Hosted by: Santhosh Girirajan, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Genomic Diagnosis for Developmental Delays
April 24 Scott Eckert & Sage Wright
Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
TBA
May 1 David Toews
Pennsylvania State University
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Using Genomics to Understand Ancient and Contemporary Hybridization Amongst Wood Warblers
May 8 Robin Dowell
University of Colorado
Hosted by: Shaun Mahony, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Dissecting transcriptional regulation from nascent transcription
May 15 Hong Ma
Pennsylvania State University
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Genomics Meet Genetics: Conservation and Divergence of Duplicated Genes Regulating Plant Development
May 22 Barbara Arbeithuber
Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
TBA
May 29 Juan Cerda & Bipin Rimal
Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
TBA