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Fall 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
August 7
12:00PM
501 Wartik Lab
Marius van den Beek
Institut Curie
Hosted by: Anton Nekrutenko
Zoom URL
Somatic Transposition in the Aging Fly Gut and Developing Galaxy for the Lab
August 28 Xiaojun Lance Lian
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Ross Hardison
Zoom URL
RNA-Seq Analysis of Cardiac Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
August 30
12:00PM
Taras K. Oleksyk
Oakland University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
Genomics, Conservation, and Island Biogeography in the Caribbean
September 4 Stephen Schaeffer
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
The Opposing Forces of Selection and Gene Conversion Acting on Chromosomal Rearrangements in Drosophila pseudoobscura
September 11 Keith Cheng
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Ross Hardison
Zoom URL
From Human Questions to Model Systems: Functional Genomics and Computational Phenomics
September 18 Matthew Weirauch
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Hosted by: Ross Hardison, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Zoom URL
Discovery of Altered Gene Regulatory Mechanisms in Human Disease
September 25 Lila Reiber and Ana Gonzalez
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Comparison of 3D Genome Structures Between Cell Types and Sisterhood in coral genomics; the case of the Orbicella species complex
October 3
3:30PM
100 Life Sciences, Berg Auditorium
Scott Edwards
Harvard University
Hosted by: Departent of Biology, Marker Lecture
No Zoom URL
Convergent Regulatory Evolution and Loss of Flight in Paleognathous Birds
October 4
3:30PM
100 Life Sciences, Berg Auditorium
Scott Edwards
Harvard University
Hosted by: Department of Biology, Marker Lecture
No Zoom URL
Bird Evolution: from dinosaurs to DNA
October 9 Suzanne Gonzalez
Penn State College of Medicine
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
Breaking Bipolar: Convergence of Mitochondrial, Circadian, and Ion Channel Dysfunction
October 16 Kateryna Makova
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
The Germline Bottleneck, Maternal Age, and Selection Modulate the Transmission Dynamics of Mitochondrial DNA in Human Pedigrees
October 23
1:00PM
Camden Jansen
University of California, Irvine
Hosted by: Ross Hardison
Zoom URL
Building Gene Regulatory Networks using Self-Organizing Maps
October 23 Bradley Langhorst
New England BioLabs
Hosted by: Anton Nekrutenko
Zoom URL
Extracting Information from Challenging FFPE and Low-Input Samples
October 30 Tarik Salameh and Sofia Roitman
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Chromatin Loop Detection Via Supervised Learning in Genome-wide Contact Data
November 6 Bryan Howie
Adaptive Biotechnologies
Hosted by: George Perry
Zoom URL
Profiling Adaptive Immunity: Translating Lymphocyte Repertoires into Medical Insights
November 13 Irina Elcheva
Penn State College of Medicine
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
To be announced
November 20 Divyanshi Srivastava and Arun Srinivasan
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Building Gene Regulatory Networks using Self-Organizing Maps and The Compostional Knockoff Filter for Microbiome Data
December 4 Han Mei
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
To be announced
December 11 Noah Winters and Hillary Koch
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
To be announced