Combi Seminars

Co-sponsored by the Department of Genomes Sciences and the Computational Molecular Biology (CMB) Program, the Combi Seminars focus specifically on developments in molecular and computational biology-related research and often feature UW faculty and researchers from regionally affiliated centers and institutes.

All Combi Seminars take place on Wednesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 in Foege Auditorium unless otherwise noted.
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Please follow this link for a listing of past seminars.


Winter 2015

February 4 - Dr. David Baker
University of Washington

February 11 - Dr. Justin Guinney
Sage Bionetworks

Friday, February 13, 11:00 - Dr. Ravi Pandya
Microsoft Research
SNAP: Fast, accurate sequence alignment

February 18 - Dr. Tony Chiang
Ruzzo Lab, University of Washington
"Whole Genome Comparisons Reveal a Clonal Global Expansion of a Marine Eukaryotic Microbe"

February 25 - Dr. Ryan Emerson
Adaptive Biotechnologies

March 4 - Dr. Cole Trapnell
University of Washington

March 11 - Dr. Erick Matsen
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Spring 2015 - reserved for postdoctoral research talks

April 1 -

April 8 -

April 15 -

April 22 -

April 29 -

May 6 - Holly Stessman, Tychele Turner

May 13 - Sandra Zimmerman, Calvin Mok

May 20 - Caitlin Smukowski Heil, Joshua Schraiber

May 27 - Damien Wilburn, Kenneth Matreyek

June 3 - Adam Warner, Barbara Taskinen