New Faculty

Dr. Kelley Harris joined Genome Sciences in 2018. Dr. Harris uses population genetic theory and high-throughput biological sequence analysis to study recent evolutionary history in humans and other species. Please visit her faculty page to learn more about her research.


Genome Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Brian Beliveau to the department in September 2018 as our newest faculty member. Dr. Beliveau develops and applies super-resolution microscopy methods and programmable molecular technologies to map the 3D organization of the genome in single cells.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

NHGRI Strategic Planning Town Hall
Tuesday, June 19
General Session, 10:00 - 1:00, Hogness Auditorium | flier | agenda
Trainee Session, 2:00 - 4:00, Foege Auditorium | flier

Our Public Lecture Series will take place Wednesday evenings from July 11 - August 1.

Dissertation Defense

Wednesday, June 20
Michael Dorrity (Ph.D. in Biology)
"Linking protein function to complex traits"
2:00, Foege Auditorium | flier

Department News

Dr. Jesse Bloom has been selected as an HHMI Investigator.
Katherine Xue has received the Crow Early Career Award at the 2018 Population, Evolutionary and Quantitative Genetics Conference.
Juhye Lee has been awarded an F30 from the NIAID to support her thesis project "Comprehensive antigenic mapping of seasonal influenza viruses.
Clara Amorosi has been awarded an Amgen Scholars Alumni Travel award.
Sarah Hilton has been selected to attend the Heidelberg Laureate Forum.
Introducing the Genome Sciences 2018 incoming class:

Elizabeth Aguilar - DePauw University
Ryan Carlson - UW MSTP
Shawn Fayer - Brandeis University
Sayeh Gorjifard - Johns Hopkins University
Allie Greaney  - UW MSTP
Hyeon-Jin Kim - University of Washington
Michelle Noyes - University of Chicago
Phoebe Parrish - Davidson College
Chengxiang Qiu - Peking University
Sam Regalado - UW MSTP
Sam Smukowski - University of Wisconsin

Molly Gasperini has been named to the Husky 100.