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Genome Sciences is delighted that Dr. Alison Feder has accepted our offer to be an assistant professor and will join the department in 2021. Dr. Feder is currently a Miller Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a mathematical biologist who studies evolutionary forces that drive rapid adaptation, such as that seen in viruses becoming resistant to drugs.
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.
Introducing the Genome Sciences 2020 incoming class:
Leah Anderson – Ohio State University
Gabrielle Ferra – Brown University
Lincoln Harris – Swarthmore College
Chris Hsu – University of Washington
Aidan Keith – University of Washington
Eduard Kotysh – Washington University
Tony Li – Johns Hopkins University
Chris McGann – Northeastern University
Alexis Neuman – Western Washington University
Luana Paleologu – University of Washington
Taylor Real – UC Santa Cruz
Elena Romero – Harvey Mudd College
Abbey Thorpe – George Washington University
Cassia Wagner – UW MSTP
GatesNotes: A new surveillance program in Seattle is detecting cases of COVID-19 and helping guide public health responses.
Dr. Trevor Bedford's research is featured in the Seattle Times.
Dr. Trevor Bedford's research is featured in the NY Times.
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
Seminar video from the Sandler Symposium is now available.
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.