Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 16 - Dr. Jimmie Ye
UC San Francisco
"Constructing the Human Immune Census"
3:30, Foege Auditorium | talk will be streamed via Zoom

New Faculty

Dr. Kelley Harris joined Genome Sciences in January 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.

 

Dr. Brian Beliveau joined Genome Sciences in September 2018. Dr. Beliveau develops and applies super-resolution microscopy methods and programmable molecular technologies to map the 3D organization of the genome in single cells. Please visit his faculty page to learn more about his research.

Department News

2018 Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics includes Drs. Evan Eichler, Deborah Nickerson, William Noble, Jay Shendure, John Stamatoyannopoulos, Cole Trapnell, and former GS grad Aaron McKenna.
Junyue Cao has been awarded the 2018 Verna Chapman Young Scientist Award from the International Mammalian Genome Society
Jay Shendure has been selected as an AAAS fellow.
Nick Hasle has been awarded an F30 to support his thesis project "Dissecting the role of PTEN in human disease by testing the effects of thousands of variants on multiple cellular phenotypes"
Arvis Sulovari and Bryan Andrews have been awarded the Parker Travel Award for best poster at the department retreat.
Aaron McKenna, Tychele Turner, and Damien Wilburn have been awarded K99 Career Transition Awards.
Dr. Jesse Bloom has been selected as an HHMI Investigator.
Aaron McKenna has received the Graduate School’s 2018 Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Katherine Xue has received the Crow Early Career Award at the 2018 Population, Evolutionary and Quantitative Genetics Conference.
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

Juhye Lee has been awarded an F30 from the NIAID to support her thesis project "Comprehensive antigenic mapping of seasonal influenza viruses.