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Fall 2020

● The Weekly Wednesday Wartik Genomics Lecture Series (WWWGLS) is held via Zoom on Wednesdays at 4pm, unless noted otherwise.
● 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 26 Kathryn Stankiewicz and Matthew Jensen
The Pennsylvania State University
No Zoom URL
Using the Astrangia poculata Genome as a Model for Understanding Cnidarian Evolution and Symbiosis; Patterns of Genetic Variant Combinations Determine the Phenotypic Trajectory of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
September 9 Sarah Craig
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
1H-NMR Metabolomics Reveals Associations With Child BMI at 2 Years
September 16 Jesse Gillis
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Hosted by: Santhosh Girirajan
Zoom URL
The Transcriptional Legacy of Developmental Stochasticity
September 23 Jordan Hughley and Adam Rork
The Pennsylvania State University
Zoom URL
AbbVie Summer Internship Experience; Comparative Transcriptomics Offer Insight Into Carabid Beetle Chemical Defense Evolution
October 14 Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Medical Genomics
No Zoom URL
Improvements in Discovery and Fine-Mapping of Obesity-Related Traits with Diverse Ancestral Samples
October 28 Marcella Baiz
The Pennsylvania State University
No Zoom URL
Repeated Evolution and Introgression of Pigmentation Genes in a Colorful Songbird Radiation
November 4 David McCandlish
Cold Springs Harbor Lab
Hosted by: Yifei Huang
No Zoom URL
Title to be announced
November 18 Aria Khademi
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: George Perry
No Zoom URL
Causal Explainable AI: A Novel Causal Framework for Explaining Black Box Model Predictions
December 2 Karen Miga
Genomics Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz
Hosted by: Ross Hardison
No Zoom URL
Title to be announced