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The Next Generation Sequencing Mini-Symposium held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 was a huge success with a large turnout and quality presentations focusing on mRNA-seq, sncRNA-seq, and ChIP-seq. The following is a list of presenters with a link to their presentation slides. 1:00 pm Rick Myers (GSI Director) – Introduction and Overview MYERS_NGS Symposium mRNA […]
Click to Enlarge Standing: Rebecca Kusko, Zachary Hunter, Carly Garrison, Artie Lambert, Anna Lyubetskaya, Joshua CampbellSitting: Kahkeshan Hijazi and Hilo Milo Rasouly Missing: Kristen Ott, Sarah Heerboth, and Ying Shen At the Genome Science 2012 Research Symposium awards were given to graduate students and post doctoral fellow for oral and poster presentations. The following is a […]
The 2012 Annual Genome Science Institute Research Symposium held on Monday, October 22 was a resounding sucess with participation from both Boston University campuses and seven technology partners.
The 2012 Seed Grant Recipients were: Matthew Jones, PhD, Pulmonary Collaborators: Kenneth H. Albrecht, PhD, Medicine, Genetics and Genomic; Caryn L. Navarro, PhD, Medicine Aims: To determine whether ZCCHC11 deficiency affects the content level and uridylation of testicular sncRNAs using deep sequencing, mRNA expression using microarrays, and retrotransposon expression using qRT-PCR. To how and when […]
The inaugural meeting of the Next Gen Sequencing working group took place on January 24th. Over 30 individuals attended to discuss the needs of the university for next gen sequencing from library preparation to result analysis. For the next meeting Andi Broka will present on the LinGA High Performance Compute Cluster and its analytical capabilities […]
The Green High Performance Computing Center (GHPCC): How Will It Impact Research Computing at BUMC ?
On November 30, John Goodhue, Glenn Bresnahan, and Tracy Shroeder came to BUMC to discuss the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computer Center. This new initiative from five universities wil help keep Boston at the cutting edge of computational research. For those who were not able to attend the meeting in person or online, you can […]
“Scientists, including a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researcher, have discovered 30 new genes that control the age of sexual maturation in women. Notably, many of these genes also act on body weight regulation or biological pathways related to fat metabolism. The study, which appears in Nature Genetics, was co-authored by Kathryn Lunetta, […]
From Art Jahnke, BU Today~ “The National Research Council has raised concerns in a letter posted on its website yesterday about the methodology used in an ongoing study of the risks associated with the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) on the Boston University Medical Campus. The NRC found that the risk assessment, which is […]
The 2nd Annual GSI Research Symposium has come and gone this October. Hundreds of faculty, staff, and students stopped by the Heibert Lounge to support genetic and genomic research at Boston University. Dozens of posters lined the walls of the 14th floor of the L-Building on the Medical Campus. Graduate and undergraduate students as well […]