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Spring 2021

● 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
February 10 Iain Mathieson
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Hosted by: Kateryna Makova, Center for Medical Genomics
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Detecting Natural Selection in Humans from the Stone Age to the Present-day
February 24 Paul Medvedev
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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The statistics of k-mers from a sequence undergoing a simple mutation process without spurious matches?
March 3 Knut Reinert
Freie Universität Berlin
Hosted by: Paul Medvedev, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Can we analyze ALL genomic sequences on earth?
March 17 Nicole Lazar
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Francesca Chiaromonte, Institute for Genome Sciences
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Topological Data Analysis for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data
March 31 Anne-Ruxandra Carvuis
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Hosted by: Shaun Mahony,Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Molecular mechanisms of evolutionary innovation
April 7 Iman Hajirasouliha
Weill Cornell Medicine
Hosted by: Paul Medvedev, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
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Making precision medicine more predictive -- long-range sequencing and deep learning classification
April 14 Andrew C. Bishop
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Hosted by: Sarah Craig, Center for Medical Genomics
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Making scents of metabolic disease: Tracking metabolic health through exhaled breath metabolomics
April 21 Hyebin Song
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Francesca Chiaromonte, Institute for Genome Sciences
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Learning From Laboratory Protein Evolution Data
To be rescheduled Macha Nikolski
Institut de Biochimie Génétique et Université de Bordeau
Hosted by: Kateryna Makova, Center for Medical Genomics
No Zoom URL
VirHunter: a deep learning-based method for detection of novel viruses in plant sequencing data
September 22 Edmundo Torres-Gonzalez
The Pennsylvania State University
Hosted by: Kateryna Makova
No Zoom URL
TBA