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, […]

GSI Seminar Speaker, Jan 16, Frank Slack

“MicroRNAs for Personalized Medicine in Cancer” Director, HMS Initiative for RNA Medicine, Shields Warren Mallinckrodt Professor of Medical Research, BIDMC Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School 3PM in the Conte Building, K103

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 […]

Save the Date! 2018 GSI Research Symposium: November 15th

Save the Date, November 15th 2018! The Annual GSI Research Symposium is an interdisciplinary event emphasizing research in Genetics and Genomics. Participation in the poster session and attendance at the GSI Symposium is open to all Boston area researchers with interests that emphasize these disciplines. Abstracts will be selected for oral presentation distinction and additional […]

Call for Abstracts: 2018 GSI Research Symposium due October 19th

The Annual GSI Research Symposium is an interdisciplinary event emphasizing research in Genetics and Genomics. Participation in the poster session and attendance at the GSI Symposium is open to all Boston area researchers with interests that emphasize these disciplines. Abstracts will be selected for oral presentation distinction and additional prizes will be awarded for the […]

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, […]