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Jul 19

Advancement to Candidacy Talk: Large-Scale Solutions For Genomic Analysis

John Vivian
PhD Student

  Abstract:     Reduced sequencing costs due to rapidly advancing genomic technologies has lead to a huge increase in publicly available genomic data. It is necessary to develop methods for managing and processing this plethora of data, and scaling downstream analyses to leverage... Read More

Jul 14

Human Evolutionary History & Rare Variants in Complex Phenotypes

Ryan Hernandez

Abstract  Understanding the genetic architecture of complex traits is a central challenge in human genetics. There currently exists a large disparity between heritability estimates from family-based studies and large-scale genome-wide association studies (GWAS), which has been sensationalized... Read More

Jun 28

CANCELLED: Connecting tumor genomics with therapeutics through multi-dimensional network modules

Sourav Bandyopadhyay, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Event is cancelled due to illness. Please stay tuned for a new date. Abstract Recent efforts have catalogued genomic, transcriptomic, epigenetic and proteomic changes in tumors, but understanding their functional impact remains a challenge. Determining which events are relevant in model systems... Read More