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SARS-CoV2 Research Initiatives

Because of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic this FY21, the BU Genome Science Institute carried out a specially-directed research initiative to support three projects with clear genomics components matching our priorities towards combating SARS-CoV2.   Dr. John Connor (PhD, BUSM Dept of Microbiology, NEIDL Investigator, GSI faculty member) for the BU CoGSofHoPe project (Coronavirus Genome Surveillance […]

IPA Training Workshop, May 19, 2021 from 12-3pm

GSI will be collaborating with QIAGEN Digital Insights (QDI) to host an Ingenuity Pathway (IPA) Virtual Training for all active users on Wednesday May 19th from 12-3pm. QIAGEN trainer Sumana Chintalapudi will provide an introduction to IPA, data reduction & core analysis features, and a brief Q&A & introduction to the Lands Explorer feature. Please […]

GSI Research Symposium 2020 Recap

The Annual GSI Research Symposium was successfully held virtually on November 14th, 2020. There were 111 registrations and an average 56 concurrent viewers over the span of the webinar event.  The symposium began with a word from our sponsor, Illumina, with a Slide Presentation introducing the new NextSeq2000 system now here at the BUSM Microarray and […]

GSI 2019 Overview

The 2019 academic year has been a great period of transition for the GSI.  We are optimistically anticipating this transition to set the foundation for a new era – GSI 2.0. To recap some noteworthy moments from this past year, the GSI has observed extensive personnel transitions including Anita DeStefano shifting to another leadership role […]

Faculty Promotions – Associate Professor

Big congratulations are in order for the recent promotions of two GSI faculty members – Dr. Hui Feng and Dr. Valentina Perissi! On May 15, 2019, it was announced that they each have been promoted to Associate Professor status. The formal BUMC announcement notes each of their research focuses and accomplishments: Hui Feng, MED, Pharmacology […]

GSI Seminar Speaker, May 22, Len Zon

“Pathways regulating hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and migration” Professor of Pediatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital 2PM in the Conte Building, K103

GSI Workshop Competition 2019 Winners

The Genome Science Institute is excited to announce the winners of our first ever Workshop Competition! For full details on the competition and our partners that made the competition possible, check out our official announcement here! Digital Droplet PCR Award – “Quantitative measurement of intact HIV provirus in latent reservoir of aging HIV populations” Alex Olson, […]

BUSM GSI 2019 Workshop Competition Announcement

The BUSM Genome Science Institute, in collaboration with the BU Single-Cell Sequencing Core, is sponsoring two workshops this Spring 2019, providing the BUMC and BU research community a chance to explore two developing areas of genomic experiments for generating preliminary data for future grant proposals.  Both workshops are limited competitions for labs to submit an […]