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Spring 2020

● 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 29 Xiaoheng Cheng and Amatur Rahman
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Flexible Mixture Model Approaches That Accommodate Footprint Size Variability For Robust Detection of Balancing Selection; Representation of K-mer Sets Using Spectrum-preserving String Sets
February 5 David Liberles
Temple University
Hosted by: Yifei Huang, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Zoom URL
Gene Duplication and Protein Structure as the First Layers of a Mechanistic Approach to Studying the Evolution of the Genotype-Phenotype Map
February 12 Nicholas Banovich
Tgen Translational Genomics Research Institute
Hosted by: Emily Davenport, Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
Single-cell RNA-sequencing Reveals Profibrotic Roles of Distinct Epithelial and Mesenchymal Lineages in Pulmonary Fibrosis
February 19 Hongyi Xin
Carnegie Mellon University
Hosted by: Mingfu Shao, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Zoom URL
Artificial-cell-type-aware Single Cell Clustering and Fake-cell-type Pruning With CITE-seq and Cell Hashing
February 26 Marta Tomaszkiewicz
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Kateryna Makova, Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
Ampliconic Genes on the Great Ape Y Chromosomes: Rapid Evolution of Copy Number But Conservation of Expression Levels
March 4 Adam MacLean
University of Southern California
Hosted by: Shaun Mahony, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Zoom URL
Inferring Transcriptional Networks and Stem Cell Dynamics From Single-cell Genomics
March 18 Ayaan Hossain and Nick Keener
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Automated Design of Large Toolboxes of Highly Non-Repetitive Parts for Engineering Evolutionary Robust Genetic Systems
March 25 Kristin Passero and Wilfried Guiblet
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Leveraging Environment-wide, Longitudinal Data to Discern How Early-life Exposures Affect Child Health and Development; Non-B DNA Loci Effects on Mutation Rates and Selection in the Genome
April 1 David McCandlish
Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory
Hosted by: Yifei Huang, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Zoom URL
To be announced
April 15 Iain Mathieson
University of Pennsylvania
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
To be announced
April 22 Deb Kelly
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: George Perry
Zoom URL
To be announced
April 29 Vijay Kumar Pounraja; Kate Stankiewicz
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
Using Rare Genetic Variant Background to Understand Phenotypic Heterogeneity in Neurodevelopmental Disorders; Using the Astrangia poculata Genome as a Model for Understanding Cnidarian Evolution and Symbiosis
May 6 To be announced
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
Zoom URL
To be announced