Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 20 - Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute 
"A proximity map of a human cell"
3:30, Foege Auditorium | flier

Dissertation Defenses

Tuesday, February 19
Alex Eng
(Ph.D. in Genome Sciences)
“Model-based computational methods to aid the design of synthetic microbial communities”
10:00, Health Sciences T-639 | flier

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

Dr. Brian Beliveau , Dr. Tera Levin (Malik Lab), and Dr. Alistair Russell (Bloom lab), have been awarded Damon Runyon Dale Frey Awards.
Dr. Jay Shendure has received the 2019 Richard Lounsbery Award from the National Academy of Sciences.
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.
Dr. 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.