Category: Recent News

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 […]

Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) Training and CLC bio Seminar

QIAGEN Bioinformatics at Boston University Medical Campus Wednesday, April 11th Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) and CLC bio Seminar Session 1:  11:00 TO 12:00 CLC product for secondary analysis Overview of Application, Importing NGS read data, QC & Pre-processing De novo assembly – Genomes & Transcriptomes. Characterizing Contigs, Joining & Finishing Mapping/Alignment to Reference, Variant Calling, […]

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 GSI Research Symposium

The Directors, faculty, and staff of the Genome Science Institute would like to thank all who attended the Ninth Annual GSI Research Symposium and helped to make it a success! We extend special thanks to those faculty members who participated as poster judges this year, and to the vendors upon whose generous support this event […]

Alla Grishok Named GSI Co-Director

The Genome Science Institute is pleased to announce that Alla Grishok, PhD will become Co-Director starting August 1, 2017. Dr. Grishok is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, and her research focuses on gene regulation by RNA and epigenetics. She came to BUSM from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University […]

GSI/Biochemistry Faculty Search

Schedule of Faculty Candidate Visits 12:00 – 1:00 pm in K-103   Date Name Title Thurs., Oct. 20 Bluma Lesch, M.D. and Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, David Page’s Lab Whitehead Institute, MIT “Evolution and developmental control of epigenetic poising in the animal germ line” Thurs., Nov. 17 Christian Froekjaer Jensen, Ph.D.Visiting Scientist, Andrew Fire’s Lab Departments of […]