Seminars by faculty at UNC and from other institutions are held each Friday during the semester.

~~~ Fall 2018/Spring 2019 GMB Friday Seminars ~~~

unless otherwise noted, seminars are in 1131 Bioinformatics at 12 pm


August 24, 2018

Repetitive RNAs in development and disease
Maurice Swanson, M.S., Ph.D. (website)

Associate Director of Center for NeuroGenetics
Professor of University of Florida
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology


Host: Jack Griffith (email)

September 7, 2018

On the biosynthetic basis of cell size control
Jan Skotheim, Ph.D. (website)

Associate Professor of Biology and of Chemical and Systems Biology
Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford University


Host: Mike Emanuele (email)

October 12, 2018

Transcription networks in animal development and evolution
Mike Levine, Ph.D. (website)

Anthony B. Evnin '62 Professor in Genomics
Professor of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Director, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics


Host: GMB Students (email)

October 19, 2018


No Seminar: UNC Fall Break

Host: ()

November 2, 2018

Bayesian methods for high-dimensional data: Applications to `omic’ data
David Dunson, PhD (website)

Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistical Science
Duke University


Host: BCB Students (email)

November 9, 2018

Regulatory Circuits in Innate Immunity
Bryan Williams, PhD (website)

NIH
Emeritus Director and Distinguished Scientist
Hudson Institute of Medical Research


Host: Di Wu (email)

November 16, 2018

Cellular and molecular models for epigenetic studies of human diseases
John M. Greally, Ph.D., M.B.,B.Ch. (website)

Professor, Department of Genetics
Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology)
Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Genetic Medicine)
Faculty Advisor, Epigenetics Shared Facility, Department of Genetics
Director, Center for Epigenomics, Department of Genetics
Faculty Scholar for Epigenomics, Department of Genetics
Director, Division of Computational Genetics, Department of Genetics
Faculty Advisor, Computational Genomics Core, Department of Genetics


Host: Folami Ideraabdullah (email)

November 23, 2018


No Seminar: Thanksgiving Break

Host: ()

November 30, 2018

Retrotransposons are conserved features of Drosophila centromeres
Amanda M. Larracuente, Ph.D. (website)

Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Rochester


Host: Bob Duronio (email)

December 7, 2018


No Seminar: UNC Exam Period

Host: ()

December 14, 2018


No Seminar: UNC Exam Period

Host: ()

December 21, 2018


No Seminar: UNC Holiday Break

Host: ()

December 28, 2018


No Seminar: UNC Holiday Break

Host: ()

January 4, 2019


No Seminar: UNC Holiday Break

Host: ()

January 11, 2019

To Be Announced
Raphael H. Valdivia, PhD (website)

Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Vice Dean for Basic Science
Duke University


Host: Mark Peifer (email)

January 18, 2019

Career Conversion
Don Alexander, CPC, CFP (website)

President and Managing Director
GeneCoda™ Executive & Professional Search


Host: Christopher Gregory (email)

January 25, 2019

To Be Announced
Ben Callahan, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor of Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities
NC State University


Host: Terry Furey and Mike Love (email)

February 1, 2019

To Be Announced
Allistair Boettiger, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology
Stanford University


Host: Doug Phanstiel (email)

February 8, 2019

To Be Announced
Nils Gehlenborg, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology
Stanford University


Host: Doug Phanstiel (email)

February 15, 2019

To Be Announced
Mike Cowley, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Center for Human Health and the Environment
W. M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology
Comparative Medicine Institute
North Carolina State University


Host: J Mauro Calabrese (email)

March 1, 2019

To Be Announced
David MacAlpine, PhD (website)

Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University


Host: GMB Students (email)

March 8, 2019

To Be Announced
H. Courtney Hodges, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
MD Anderson Center for Cancer Epigenetics


Host: Brian Strahl and Nate Hathaway (email)

March 15, 2019


No Seminar: UNC Spring Break

Host: ()

March 22, 2019

To Be Announced
Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao, PhD (website)

Senior Principal Investigator
Reproductive Developmental Biology Group
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS/NIH)


Host: GMB Students (email)

March 29, 2019

To Be Announced
Amy Schmid, PhD (website)

Associate Professor of Biology
Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology
Duke University


Host: BCB Students (email)

April 5, 2019

To Be Announced
Carole Ober, PhD (website)

Professor, Chair of Human Genetics
University of Chicago


Host: Samir Kelada (email)

April 12, 2019

To Be Announced
Gregrory Reeves, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
NC State University


Host: BCB Students (email)

April 19, 2019


No Seminar: UNC Spring Holiday

Host: ()

April 26, 2019

To Be Announced
Ting Wang, PhD (website)

Associate Professor of Genetics
Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis


Host: Yun Li (email)

May 3, 2019

To Be Announced
Jonathan Pritchard, PhD (website)

Professor of Genetics and Biology
Stanford University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Host: BCB Students (email)