Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium
Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UC San Diego, Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Fung Auditorium
Complete schedule here

Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium (2017-18)

Presented by the UCSD Institute for Genomic Medicine, The Genetics Training Program, The Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Program, and The San Diego Center for Systems Biology. View current schedule here: When available, abstracts are posted on the Google calendar.


Fall Quarter 2017
Thursdays noon – 12:50 p.m.
Leichtag Biomedical Sciences Building, Auditorium (room 107)

Sep 28, 2017
Xin Sun (UCSD)
Consider the lung as a sensory organ, an entry from genetic disorders

Oct 5
Lior Pachter (Caltech)
What do we mean by differential expression?

Oct 12
Melissa A. Wilson Sayres (Arizona State University)
Sex-biased genome evolution

Oct 19
Chris Benner (UCSD)
Disruption of host 3D genome structure during viral infection

Nov 2
Evan Macosko (Harvard Medical School)
An atlas of transcriptional signals from the adult mouse brain at single-cell resolution

Nov 9
Billy Li (Stanford)
Regulatory and Functional Insights into RNA Editing

Nov 16
Mona Singh (Princeton)
Sequence, Structure and Network Methods to Uncover Cancer Genes

Nov 30
Jonathan Flint (UCLA)
Genetics of Depression

Dec 7
Graham McVicker (Salk/UCSD)
New approaches for identifying regulatory variants in the human genome

Dec 14
Melissa Gymrek (UCSD)
Interpreting the role of short tandem repeats in human phenotypes


Winter Quarter 2018
Thursdays noon – 12:50 p.m.
Leichtag Biomedical Sciences Building, Auditorium (room 107)

Jan 11, 2018
Wendy Chung (Columbia University)
Precision Pediatrics: Reflections of a Zebra Hunter

Jan 18
Elizabeth Winzeler (UCSD)
Eliminating Malaria using chemistry, evolution and genomics

Jan 25
Joanne Chory (Salk)
Fifty Shades of Shade: How plants respond to dynamic changes in their local light environment

Feb 1
Olga Vitek (Northeastern University)
Statistical design and analysis for reproducible quantitative mass spectrometry-based experiments

Feb 8
Melanie Bahlo (Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Gene Co-expression and repeat expansions: Identifying genes involved in neurogenetic disorders

Feb 22
John Novembre (University of Chicago)
Methods to characterize geographic structure in genetic variation

Mar 1
Serafim Baztoglou (Stanford)
Algorithms for Barcoded Read Clouds and Single Cells

Mar 8
Bruno Reversade (A*STAR, Singapore)
A Master Switch for Limb Numbers

Mar 15
Doris Bachtrog (UC Berkeley)
Chromatin sinks, sex-specific development and aging: a role for the Y chromosome?


Spring Quarter 2018
Thursdays noon – 12:50 p.m.
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall (PFBH), Auditorium

Apr 5, 2018
Gloria Brar (UC Berkeley)
Pervasive, coordinated protein-level changes are driven by transcript toggling

Apr 12
Debora Marks (Harvard Medical School)
Learning the Secrets of Sequences with Deep Generative Models

Apr 19

Apr 26
Kin Fai Au (University of Iowa)
Addressing the Combinatorial Complexity in Tumor and Transcriptome by Linkage Information in Sequencing Data

May 3
Dyann Wirth (Harvard School of Public Health)

May 10
Bogdan Pasaniuc (UCLA)
Leveraging genetics to identify relationships between complex traits

May 17

May 24
Mark Chaisson (University of Southern California)

May 31

Jun 7
Jeff Leek (Johns Hopkins)