Wednesday, January 29: Combi Seminar
Dr. Mary Kuhner
"Clonal Deconvolution: Insights from Hand Analysis"
1:30, Foege Auditorium
Wednesday, January 29: Genome Sciences Seminar
Dr. Vagheesh Narasimhan
“Using ancient DNA to understand human population structure, natural selection and life history traits over the past 10,000 years”
3:30, Foege Auditorium | faculty candidate seminar | flier
Wednesday, February 5: Seminar
Dr. Jian Shu
"Cell Fate Plug and Play: from Totipotency to Pluripotency to the Placenta"
11:00, Foege Auditorium | Obstetrics & Gynecology, Genome Sciences, ISCRM - joint faculty candiate seminar | flier
Wednesday, February 5: Genome Sciences Seminar
Dr. Jason Sheltzer
“Genetic approaches to study cancer progression and drug specificity”
1:30, Foege Auditorium | faculty candidate seminar | flier
For a complete listing of GS events, please see the events calendar.
Genome Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Devin Schweppe has accepted our offer to be an assistant professor and will join our department in 2020. Dr. Schweppe is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Steven Gygi at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Schweppe will develop proteomics methods to analyze dynamic cellular signaling networks.
Technologies to watch in 2020: Elhanan Borenstein and former GS grad Alex Nord are featured in Nature article.
Kate Dusenbury and Will DeWitt
have been awarded NRSA fellowships from the NIAID.
Glennis Logsdon has been awarded an NRSA fellowship from the NIH.
Stella Huang and Rebecca Martin have been awarded the Parker Travel Award for best poster at the department retreat.
Introducing the Genome Sciences 2019 incoming graduate class:
Anna Bakhtina, University of Washington
Conor Camplisson, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Phillip Chu, Northwestern University
Madeleine Duran, MIT
Austin Gabel, UW MSTP
Xavi Guitart, Vanderbilt University
Kianna Hales, University of Washington
Morgan Hamm, University of Washington
Lilian Heil, University of North Carolina
Maya Lewinsohn, UW MSTP
Sophie Moggridge, University of Victoria
Sriram Pendyala, UW MSTP
Zorian Thornton, Virginia Tech
Wei Yang, UCLA
Ashley Hall has been awarded an NRSA fellowship from the NIH.
Genome Sciences Travel Award winners
In our first application cycle, the Department has funded travel awards to 3 graduate students – Melissa Chiasson, Claudia Espinoza and Colby Samstag – and one postdoc, Jed Carlson. The awards are funded by income to the Department from endowments established by Genome Sciences faculty and are to encourage professional development.
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.
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.