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Jeffrey L. Houpt Lectures in Genome Sciences

G202 MBRB @ 12 noon

Fall 2013-Spring 2014 Schedule

September 20, 2013
"Single Molecule Biophysics: Characterizing Individual Molecules, One at a Time"
John Kasianowicz, PhD
Physical Scientist
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Host: Mike Ramsey

October 25, 2013
"Computational Microscopy for Health and Technology"
Klaus Schulten, PhD
Professor of Physics
Beckman Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Host: Nikolay Dokholyan

November 22, 2013
"GS^3: Getting serious about graphical structures in genome sciences"
Eric Stone, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
NC State University
Host: Praveen Sethupathy and Samir Kelada

December 13, 2013 **CANCELLED
“Where is the rest of the human genome?"
Steven McCarroll, PhD 
Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical Center 
Director of Genetics, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute 
Host: Pat Sullivan 

January 24, 2014 **CANCELLED
Mouin Koury, MD, PhD
Director, Office of Public Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Host: Jim Evans

February 21, 2014
Catalyzing Translational Innovation"
Christopher Austin, MD
Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
Host: Alex Tropsha

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 -- Special Lecture
@ 3:00 pm in G202 MBRB
"Making sense of RNA-Seq"
Lior Pachter, PhD
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Chair in Computational Biology, Professor of Mathematics, Molecular & Cell Biology, and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
Host: BCB Students

March 21, 2014
Modeling the Morbid Human Genome"
Nicolas Katsanis, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology and Pediatrics, Duke University
Host: Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena

April 25, 2014 
"Statistical Design and Analysis of RNA-Seq Experiments"
Dan Nettleton, PhD 
Professor and Chair of Biological Statistics
Iowa State University 
Host: Yufeng Liu