The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Past Frontiers in Genomics seminars

Past lectures scheduled as part of the Frontiers in Genomics seminar series

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February 16, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Adam Rouse, Ph.D.
(University of Rochester)
BME Seminar Series - Brain-computer Interface for the Hand: Moving Beyond Linear Models
135 Reber Building
February 11, 2017 - 11:00am Dr. Peter J. Hudson
(Huck Institute for the Life Sciences - Penn State University)
2017 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science
100 Thomas Building, Penn State
April 21, 2016 - 4:00pm Emily Davenport
(Penn State Huck Institute of the Life Sciences)
The Role of Host Genetics in Determining Gut Microbiome Composition
102 Chemistry Building
December 2, 2014 - 1:00pm Tom Kelly
(BioNano Genomics)
BioNano Genomics: de novo Genome Mapping using single molecules
108 Wartik Lab
March 13, 2012 - 10:00am Paul Medvedev
(University of California San Diego)
Algorithms for Reconstructing Genomes Using High-throughput Sequencing
333 Information Sciences & Technology Building
August 11, 2011 - 4:00pm Richard Edward Green
(University of California, Santa Cruz)
Human evolution revealed by extinct hominin genomes
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium)
July 19, 2011 - 10:00am Lu Bai
(Rockefeller University)
Single-Cell Biophysical Study on Nucleosome-Depleted Region and Gene Regulation
339 Davey Lab
July 18, 2011 - 3:30pm Michael Mwangi
(Rockefeller University)
Using Whole Genome Sequencing to Unravel the Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in MRSA
339 Davey Lab
June 24, 2011 - 10:30am Lu Bai
(Rockefeller University)
Single-Cell Biophysical Study on Nucleosome-Depleted Region and Gene Regulation
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
June 23, 2011 - 4:00pm Michael Mwangi
(Rockefeller University)
Using Whole Genome Sequencing to Unravel the Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in MRSA
100 Life Sciences, Berg Auditorium UP
June 14, 2011 - 4:00pm Shane Burgess
(Mississippi State University)
GOing from Data to Knowledge: Systems Biology in Agriculture
110 Wartik Laboratory
June 7, 2011 - 4:00pm Santhosh Girirajan
(University of Washington)
Understanding phenotypic variability in genomic disorders
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium)
May 19, 2011 - 4:00pm Julien Aroyles
(North Carolina State University)
A Systems genetics approach to dissect complex traits in Drosophila melanogaster
8 Mueller
May 19, 2011 - 11:00am Alexandre V. Morozov
(Rutgers)
Biophysical Models of Chromatin Structure and Energetics
111 Wartik Laboratory
April 14, 2011 - 4:00pm Klaus Schughart
(Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany)
Host genetic susceptibility to influenza A infections - studies in the mouse model.
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium)
April 5, 2011 - 11:30am Ryan Gill
(University of Colorado-Boulder)
Genome Surfing
108 Wartik Lab
April 1, 2011 - 11:30am Nicholas Chia
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Statistical Physics of Gene Transfer: What the Emerging Rules of Life Tell Us About Adaptation, Genomics, and Complexity
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 29, 2011 - 4:00pm Rahul Kulkarni
(Virginia Tech)
Regulation of Gene Expression: Bioinformatic Analysis and Stochastic Modeling
100 Life Sciences Building, (Berg Auditorium)
March 22, 2011 - 4:00pm Pete Hatemi
(University of Iowa)
Bridging Social Behavior and Genetic Research: an Exploration of Phenotypic and Genetic Assortative Mating
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
March 16, 2011 - 4:00pm Jinchuan Xing
(The University of Utah)
Human Genomic Variation: Understanding Mobile DNA Elements and Hunting Disease Genes
101 Althouse
February 22, 2011 - 4:00pm Xiaoquan Wen
(University of Chicago)
Bayesian Analysis of Genetic Association Data, Accounting for Heterogeneity
201 Thomas Building
February 14, 2011 - 3:45pm Reed Johnson
(University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Modern challenges to honey bee health: Pesticides, pathogens and drugs
101 Agriculture Science and Industries Building
February 10, 2011 - 4:00pm Nathan Clark
(Cornell University)
Co-evolutionary Genetic Networks Reflect Functional Relationships: The Inference of Function Using Comparative Genomics
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
February 9, 2011 - 4:00pm Hui Jiang
(Stanford University)
Statistical Issues in High-Throughput Profiling of Isoform-Specific Gene Expression
201 Thomas Building
February 8, 2011 - 11:30am Christian Metallo
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Rethinking carbon utilization in human cells
108 Wartik Lab
February 7, 2011 - 3:45pm Blair Siegfried
(University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Developing Genomic Tools for Sustainable Management of Corn Insect Pests
101 Agriculture Science and Industries Building
February 3, 2011 - 4:00pm Nicole Riddle
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Epigenomic Analysis of the Drosophila Chromatin Landscape
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
February 3, 2011 - 1:00pm Kevin Weeks
(University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
The Chemical Biology of Whole Transcriptome Analysis
102 Chemistry Building
February 3, 2011 - 11:30am Neda Bagheri
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Computational methods to investigate cell regulatory dynamics of virus-host interaction and t-cell signaling
108 Wartik Lab
February 1, 2011 - 4:00pm Ping Ma
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Nonparametric Modeling of Next-Generation Sequencing Data
201 Thomas Building
January 27, 2011 - 4:00pm Qunhua Li
(University of California-Berkeley)
Measuring Reproducibility of High-Throughput Biological Experiments
201 Thomas Building
January 25, 2011 - 4:00pm Satchin Panda
(Salk Institute for Biological Studies)
Circadian Rhythms: A Framework for Understanding Biological Complexity Along Temporal Dimension
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
January 18, 2011 - 4:00pm Ruth Hershberg
(Stanford University)
Disentangling the Determinants of Genome Evolution
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
January 17, 2011 - 11:30am Heather Hines
(North Carolina State University)
The genetics underlying adaptive radiations: mimetic color pattern evolution in butterflies and bumble bees.
108 Wartik Lab
January 13, 2011 - 4:00pm George Perry
(The University of Chicago)
Genomic signatures of human adaptation to tropical rainforest habitats
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
January 11, 2011 - 4:00pm John E. Pool
(University of California, Davis)
Population Genomic Insights into Natural Selection and Altitude Adaptation
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
December 13, 2010 - 4:00pm Benjamin F. Voight
(The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT)
Understanding the Genetics of Metabolic Disease by Sequencing and Genotyping
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
December 10, 2010 - 12:00pm Marylyn Ritchie
(Vanderbilt University Medical School)
Title to be announced
Hershey-The Public Health Sciences Library (ASB Suite 2200)
December 9, 2010 - 4:00pm Marylyn Ritchie
(Vanderbilt University Medical School)
Beyond GWAS: Integrating Transcriptome, Proteome, and Pathway Data in the Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits
University Park - 100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
December 7, 2010 - 4:00pm Susan Harbison
(North Carolina State University)
A Systems Genomics Approach to Sleep in Drosophila
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium)
December 2, 2010 - 4:00pm Dong Wang
(Stanford University)
Herding Bacteria: Host Genes Required for Symbiosis
100 Life Sciences Building (Berg Auditorium)
November 15, 2010 - 4:00pm Jinchuan Xing
(Eccles Institute of Human Genetics)
Human Genomic Variation: population history, mobile DNA elements, and disease
112 Chambers
November 11, 2010 - 4:00pm Greg Wray
(Duke University)
The Evolution of the Human Transcriptome: From Nucleotide to Genome
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium), CG628 Hershey
November 8, 2010 - 4:00pm Bernardo Lemos
(Harvard University)
Y variants tip the chromatin balance
22 Deike
November 5, 2010 - 2:30pm Abby Kinchy
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Genes Out of Place: Science, Activism, and the Global Politics of Genetically Engineered Crops
215 Armsby
November 3, 2010 - 4:00pm Roger Deal
(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
Chromatin Dynamics and the Specification of Cell Fate
101 Althouse
October 29, 2010 - 12:20pm Guri Johal
(Purdue University)
A Magical Genetic Approach to Explore and Exploit Functional Diversity in Plants
101 Ag Sciences and Industries Building
October 14, 2010 - 4:00pm Aravinda Chakravarti
(Johns Hopkins University Medical School)
Should You Care about Genome-wide Association Studies? Lessons from Cardiac Biology
100 Life Sciences Bldg. (Berg Auditorium), CG628 Hershey
October 12, 2010 - 4:00pm Saurabh Sinha
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
In Search of a Regulatory Code: Quantitative Studies of the Function and Evolution of Cis-Regulatory Sequences
8 Mueller Laboratory
December 3, 2009 - 4:00pm Elizabeth Hadly
(Stanford University)
Genetic response of small mammals to late Quaternary climatic change: the role of life history
100 Life Sciences Bldg (Berg Auditorium)
December 1, 2009 - 4:00pm Russ Graham
(Penn State)
Mammal response to global warming at the end of the Pleistocene: Implications for conservation biology
112 Walker Building
February 26, 2009 - 4:00pm Beth Shapiro
(Penn State)
Can genetic data actually reveal evolutionary patterns over time and space?
100 Life Sciences Bldg (Berg Auditorium)
February 24, 2009 - 4:00pm Mark Thomas
(University College of London)
Diffusing culture, migrating genes: The origins of lactase persistence and dairying in Europe
100 Life Sciences Bldg (Berg Auditorium)