GSI Past Seminars

The GSI has invited a number of distinguished speakers to speak to BUMC faculty, staff and students, and the surrounding community.  Below is a list of recent speakers that have presented their research and have engaged in our scientific community. If you are interested in receiving regular updates on GSI initiatives such as upcoming seminars, workshops, and symposiums, please email gsi@bu.edu to be added to our mailing list.

January 16th, 2019
Frank Slack, Harvard Medical School
MicroRNAs for Personalized Medicine in Cancer

December 10th, 2018
Geoffrey Rosenfeld, HHMI, University of California, San Diego
The Secret Lives of Enhancers 

October 17th, 2018
Juan Fuxman Bass, BU Charles River Campus
Gene Regulatory Network Wiring and Rewiring in Disease

September 19th, 2018
John Doench, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Genetics Screens with CRISPR Technology

May 15th, 2018
Alexander Gimelbrant, Harvard Medical School
Non-Drugging the Transcriptome, one Allele at a Time

April 17th, 2018
Kasandra Burgos, 10x Genomics
Single-Cell Genomics: Analyzing Complex Cell Populations

March 20th, 2018
Karen Adelman, Harvard Medical School
Making Sense of Non-Coding Transcription

February 20th, 2018
Michael G. Smith, Illumina
Using Illumina’s Next Generation Sequencing Technology to Understand Genomes and Gene Expression

January 16th, 2018
Nathan Lawson, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
Genetic and Genomic Analysis of Vascular Development in the Zebrafish

December 19th, 2017
Uttiya Basu, Columbia University
Genome Organization and Noncoding RNA Transcription in B cell Immunity and Cancer

November 21th, 2017
Alex Shalek, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
Approaching the Immune System as an Interacting Ensemble of Cells

October 17th, 2017
Mauro Calabrese, UNC Chapel Hill
Mechanisms of Gene Silencing by Long Noncoding RNAs