Upcoming Seminars & Events

Wednesday, November 28 - Dr. Mikhail Savitski
"Thermal and proteolytic protein stability in drug discovery and molecular biology"
3:30, Foege Auditorium | flier

accepting applications for Assistant Professor position

The Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, working in the field of proteomics, on topics such as protein composition, function, dynamics, localization or interactions. This is a 12 month, multi-year appointment with an anticipated start date of September 2019. Follow this link for more information and to apply.

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

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.