GSI Seminar Series

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The goals of this seminar series are to host extramural speakers who are internationally recognized researchers at the vanguard of genetics and genomics research, and to sponsor those speakers in an effort to build interactions and collaborations among Boston University investigators engaged in genetics and genomics research.

This monthly seminar series is held on the third Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. in the Conte Building, K103 (unless otherwise indicated). Student/Postdoc lunches will be held at noon in the Evans Building, GSI Conference Room, E307.

If you have suggestions for invited speakers, or if you would like to present an intramural seminar, please email gsi@bu.edu. This monthly seminar series is held monthly on the third Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. in the Conte Building, K103 (unless otherwise indicated).

Learn more about past seminars here.



Fall 2019 Seminars



September 25 – Robert Kingston, PhD

“Chromatin compaction, phase separation, and Polycomb-Group function during mammalian development”

Chief of Dept of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor and Vice Chair of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member, Broad Institute
Host(s): Dr. Nelson Lau, Dr. Alla Grishok

 

 

October 9 – Jeffrey Moffitt, PhD

“Imaging the transcriptome with MERFISH”

Assistant Professor
Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine,
Boston Children’s Hospital
Department of Microbiology,
Harvard Medical School
Host(s): Dr. Feng Hui, Dr. Alla Grishok





October 23 – Daniel Promislow, PhD

“The Dog Aging Project: Learning New Tricks from Old Dogs”

Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Host(s): Dr. Vyacheslav Labunskyy, Dr. Alla Grishok





December 5 – Mary Goll, PhD

Presentation Topic TBD

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
University of Georgia
Host(s): Dr. Shannon Fisher, Dr. Alla Grishok


Spring 2020 Seminars



March 25 – Vera Gorbunova, PhD

Presentation Topic TBD
Doris Johns Cherry Professor
Co-director Rochester Aging Research Center
University of Rochester

Lab website: http://www.sas.rochester.edu/bio/labs/Gorbunova/