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

~~~ 2022/2023 GMB Friday Seminar Series ~~~

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


August 19, 2022

Applications of Viral Sequencing in the Biopharmaceutical Industry
Martin Buchkovich, PhD (website)

Manager, Bioinformatics
Q2 Solutions
UNC BCB Alum


Host: Will Valdar (email)

September 2, 2022

Hijacking Bacterial Retroelements for Transcriptional Recording and Genome Editing
Seth Shipman, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor
of Bioengineering
University of California San Francisco
Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco


Host: Jason Stein (email)

September 9, 2022

New Answers to Old (and New) Questions in Human Germline Mutation
Aaron Quinlan, PhD (website)

Professor,
Department of Human Genetics,
Department of Biomedical Informatics,
Thomas Dee Endowed Chair
of Human Genetics,
Associate Director of
the Utah Center for Genetic Discovery,
University of Utah


Host: BCB Graduate Students (email)

October 7, 2022

Bridging Pre-Clinical Drug Screening with Patient Molecular Profiles for Biomarker Discovery & Drug Development
R Stephanie Huang, PhD (website)

Professor,
Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology,
College of Pharmacy,
University of Minnesota


Host: BCB Graduate Students (email)

October 14, 2022

Surfing the Cell Cycle with Chemical Genetics
Prasad Jallepalli, MD, PhD (website)

Professor,
Member,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Host: Jean Cook (email)

October 28, 2022

Leveraging the relationship of the epigenome and somatic mutational processes across the lifetime of a cell
Paz Polak, PhD (website)

Assistant Professor
Oncological Sciences
Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Host: UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (email)