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Dec 4

Can We Build Artificial Life?

Dr. Drew Endy
Associate Chair, Education

Abstract The capacity to construct and operate organisms from defined molecules without constraint to natural lineage or artificial environment would mark the start of a new era for biology and everything life impacts. Two complementary approaches have and are being pursued: Natural lineage... Read More

Nov 21

Identifying Target Genes for Regulatory Variants Through Genomic Data Integration

Jordan Hughey
Ph.D. candidate, Bioinformatics and Genomics & RMI alumnus (Akeson Lab)

Abstract Modern genomic datasets often gather a multitude of biological measures, including DNA genotypes, RNA expression as well as epigenetic information. My project focuses on the integration of functional genomics data to understand genotype-phenotype associations that are found in genome wide... Read More

Nov 21