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Jul 28

On Complex Systems: Coffee, Genes and Memes

C. Brandon Ogbunu, PhD
Professor, Department of Biology

The modern world is defined by phenomenon composed of interacting parts that combine and create unexpected and unpredictable outcomes.  New breakthroughs in the quantitative sciences, and in particular the “complex systems” perspective, are enriching our view of the world, and have provided... Read More

Jul 24

Grant Writing Workshop

David States, Carrie Partch and Jordan Ward
Professors

Proposal writing is an essential skill for a postdoc, especially if you are planning to stay in academia. Successful grant proposal can open many doors for you. Receiving a K99 award greatly increases your chance in securing a faculty position. These programs are also highly competitive, with... Read More

Jul 21

Rapid Evolution of the Human Mutation Spectrum

Kelley Harris, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Genetics

Join us for the next in our BD2K Summer Up 2017 Speaker Series! Abstract DNA is a remarkably precise medium for copying and storing biological information, with a mutation rate in humans of about 1e-8 per base pair per generation. This extraordinary  fidelity results from the combined action... Read More

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