On Coffee and Epistasis: A Conversation with Brandon Ogbunu, Brown University

Brandon Ogbunu
Brandon Ogbunu
Speaker Name: 
Brandon Ogbunu
Speaker Title: 
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Speaker Organization: 
Brown University
Start Time: 
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:00am
End Time: 
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Biomed 200, UCSC Campus
Organizer: 
BD2K Summer Up Program, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Office of Diversity

In this seminar, Dr. Ogbunu will explore a cutting-edge concept in modern genetics called epistasis, informally defined as "the surprise at the phenotype when mutations are combined, given the constituent mutations’ individual effects." He will focus on recent work in the Ogbunu Lab exploring how epistasis shapes complex biological traits.

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