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

~~~ 2024 GMB Friday Seminar Series ~~~

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


March 8, 2024

CRISPR/Cas-based epigenome editing for precision cell engineering and deciphering human gene regulation
Isaac Hilton, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Assistant Professor of Biosciences
Rice University


Host: Doug Phanstiel (email)

March 15, 2024

No Seminar This Week
Friday – UNC Spring Break 2024: NO Friday Seminar Series

No Classes

Seminar series resumes on March 22, 2024


Host: ()

March 22, 2024

Advancing drug discovery and development using human genetics
Kavita Praveen, PhD (website)

Director, Head of Human Genetics
Ionis Pharmaceuticals,
Carlsbad, CA


Host: Greg Matera (email)

March 29, 2024

No Seminar This Week
Friday – UNC Holiday: NO Friday Seminar Series – Spring Holiday 2024

Offices Closed

No Classes

Seminar series resumes on April 5, 2024


Host: ()

April 12, 2024

Telomeres and the Telomere Research network: connecting pathways related to environmental exposures and stress from cells to populations
Stacy Drury, MD/PhD (website)

Boston Children’s Hospital
Psychiatrist-in-Chief|Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Director, Telomere Research Network
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


Host: Shawn Ahmed (email)