speakers

Dr. Cori Bargmann
Head of Science, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; Torsten N. Wiesel Professor, The Rockefeller University; Head, Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior
"Organizing behavior across timescales"

Dr. Martin Chalfie
Columbia University
"Determining Neuronal Fate in C. elegans"

Dr. Richard Durbin
University of Cambridge
"The third phase of genome sequencing"

Dr. Richard Gibbs
Founding Director, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine
"From Bermuda to the Bedside"

Dr. Judith Kimble
University of Wisconsin
"Niche signaling regulates hub of a stem cell regulatory network"


Dr. Marco Marra
Professor & Head, Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer, UBC Canada Research Chair in Genome Science

Dr. Barbara Meyer
HHMI Investigator, Professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Development, UC Berkeley
"Remodeling and Repressing X Chromosomes via Molecular Machines"

Dr. John Murray
Associate Professor of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
"Decoding Animal Development at Single Cell Resolution"

Dr. Jay Shendure
HHMI Investigator, Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
"Global views of mammalian development"

Dr. Richard Wilson
Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine, Executive Director, The Institute for Genomic Medicine Nationwide Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics The Ohio State University College of Medicine
"Advances in Cancer Genomics"

schedule and registration

The Symposium will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019. Talks will be held in the Foege Building Auditorium. Admission is free. No registration required.

Some, but not all, talks will be streamed via Zoom .

8:30 – 9:00           coffee and pastries
9:00 – 9:05           Dr. Stanley Fields
9:05 – 9:10           Dr. Paul Ramsey
9:10 – 9:40           Dr. Richard Durbin
9:40 – 10:10        Dr. Eric Lander seminar cancelled
10:10 – 10:40      Dr. Barbara Meyer
10:40 – 11.00      coffee break
11:00 – 11:30      Dr. John Murray
11:30 – 12:00      Dr. Marco Marra
1:30 – 2:00           Dr. Richard Wilson
2:00 – 2:30           Dr. Jay Shendure
2:30 – 3:00           Dr. Judith Kimble
3:00 – 3:20           coffee break
3:20 – 3.50           Dr. Cori Bargmann
3.50 – 4:20           Dr. Richard Gibbs
4:20 – 4:50           Dr. Martin Chalfie
4:50 – 5:20           Dr. Robert Waterston

5:30 – 8:30   happy hour / dinner, Vista café

our location

Foege Building: 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle 98195