Meetings are held bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 10-11:30. For more info or to be added to the mailing list, email mgymrek AT ucsd DOT edu. To get credit for attending this seminar, UCSD students may register for CSE 290 Section H00 (Seminar in Medical and Population Genetics).


Fall 2017

Date Location Organizing Group Title
September 27, 2017 Leichtag 107 McVicker Lab Intro and quantitative trait locus mapping of molecular traits (Graham McVicker)
Discovery of non-coding regulatory mutations in cancer genomes (Arko Sen)
New methods for analyzing CRISPR regulatory screens (Patrick Fiaux)
October 11, 2017 CSE 1242 Various labs ASHG Practice Talks
Fine-mapping the favored mutation in a positive selective sweep (Ali Akbari - Bafna Lab)
GWAS of Alcohol Use disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) scores in an unselected cohort of 20,328 research participants of European ancestry: rs41973904 and beyond. (Sandra Sanchez-Roige - Palmer Lab)
Identification of Mosaic Germline Mutations in Sperm. (Martin Breuss - Gleeson Lab)
October 25, 2017 Salk Institute Trustees Room Schork Lab Quantitative Translational Research (Nicholas Schork)
Germline coding variation, variant calling artifacts and tumor phenotypes (Alexandra Buckley)
Whole genome sequencing and factors influencing glaucoma (Argus Athanas)
Cross-species analyses to identify human longevity drug targets (Jamison McCorrison)
November 8, 2017 Leichtag 107 Sebat Lab Paternally inherited noncoding structural variants contribute to autism (Danny Antaki)
Predicting Pathogenicity of Structural Variation using Machine Learning (Prateek Tandon)
November 22, 2017 CSE 1242 Cancelled - Thanksgiving Break -
December 6, 2017 Salk Institute Trustees Room Carter Lab Are tumors predictable? Inherited genetic variation constrains tumor evolution

Winter 2018

Date Location Organizing Group Title
January 17, 2018 CMM-E 2047 Lewis Lab Connecting the genetic basis of pediatric disorders to "omic" diagnostic signatures through systems analyses
January 31, 2018 CMM-E 2047 Mirarab Lab Phylogenetic branch length: old concepts and new methods
February 14, 2018 Leichtag 107 Gaulton Lab Mapping genetic effects on gene regulation and diabetes risk
February 28, 2018 Leichtag 107 Bansal Lab Short-read vs long-read sequencing: Haplotyping and variant detection in duplicated genes
March 14, 2018 Leichtag 107 Wang Lab Integrative analysis of epigenomic data

Spring 2018

Date Location Group Title
April 11, 2018 Leichtag 107 Salem Lab Complex Trait Genetics with Large Scale Datasets
The Nuts and Bolts of QC and Imputation (Steven Cao)
Novel genetic determinants of diabetic kidney disease (Rany Salem)
April 18, 2018 Leichtag 107 ** time change 10:30-12:00 ** Ay Lab Analysis and modeling of 3D genome architecture and its implications in gene regulation (Ferhat Ay)
Identification of copy number variations and translocations in cancer cells from Hi-C data (Abhijit Chakraborty)
FitHiChIP: Identification of statistically significant chromatin contacts from HiChIP/PLAC-seq data (Sourya Bhattacharyya)
Gene expression and co-expression analysis of multiple human immune cell types (Bharat Panwar)
April 25, 2018 Leichtag 107 Gymrek Lab The contribution of short tandem repeat variants to complex traits
May 9, 2018 Leichtag 107 Ren Lab and the UCSD Center for Epigenomics Dynamics of Chromatin Landscape at Single Cell Resolution
May 23, 2018 Leichtag 107 Harismendy Lab Genomic data stewardship: come for the variants, stay for the phenotypes
June 6, 2018 Garren Auditorium, Biomedical Sciences Building
Iakoucheva Insights into dysregulated molecular pathways using cerebral organoids from autism patients (Jorge Urresti)
Large-scale transcriptome-wide characterization of ASD, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder (Pan Zhang)

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