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

~~~ Spring 2018 GMB Friday Seminars ~~~

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


January 26, 2018

Sex-biased genome evolution
Melissa Wilson Sayres, Ph.D. (website)

Assistant Professor
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University


Host: Mark Peifer (email)

February 2, 2018

Chromatin bookmarking, looping and cell fate decisions
Eftychia Apostolou, Ph.D. (website)

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Medicine
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College


Host: Jeremy Purvis (email)

February 9, 2018

To Be Announced
Gordon Hager, Ph.D. (website)

Chief
Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression
Senior Investigator
Head, Hormone Action and Oncogenesis Section
NIH National Cancer Institute


Host: Dan McKay (email)

February 16, 2018

To Be Announced
Yoav Gilad, Ph.D. (website)

Professor,
Department of Human Genetics
University of Chicago


Host: UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Students (email)

February 23, 2018

Understanding emergent behavior in biology
Pankaj Mehta, Ph.D. (website)

Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Boston University


Host: UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Students (email)

March 2, 2018

An epigenetic link between replication stress and the Fanconi Anemia DNA repair pathway
Grant Stewart, Ph.D. (website)

Professor
Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom


Host: Cyrus Vaziri (email)

March 9, 2018

Transcriptional regulatory mechanisms underlying tissue identity and environmental sensitivity in the intestine
John Rawls, Ph.D. (website)

Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Medicine
Duke University


Host: UNC Genetics and Molecular Biology Students (email)

March 16, 2018


No Talk – UNC Spring Break

Host: ()

March 23, 2018

Architecture and dynamics of meiotic chromosome structures and recombination sites
Anne Villeneuve, Ph.D. (website)

Professor
Genetics and Developmental Biology
Stanford University


Host: UNC Genetics and Molecular Biology Students (email)

March 30, 2018


No Talk – UNC Holiday

Host: ()

April 6, 2018

To Be Announced
Steven Munger, Ph.D. (website)

Assistant Professor
The Jackson Laboratory


Host: UNC Genetics and Molecular Biology Students (email)

April 13, 2018

To Be Announced
Sadie Wignall, Ph.D. (website)

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Biosciences
North Western University


Host: Bob Goldstein (email)

April 20, 2018

To Be Announced
Toshikazu Ushijima, MD, Ph.D.

Chief of Division of Epigenomics
National Cancer Center Research Institute
Tokyo, Japan


Host: Buddy Weissman (email)

April 27, 2018

To Be Announced
Alexander J. Hartemink, Ph.D. (website)

Professor
Departments of Biology and Computer Science
Duke University


Host: UNC Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Students (email)