BRC Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series

Previous Seminars

Date and time
January 22nd 2021 Diego Villar The interplay between epigenomic enhancer conservation and cardiovascular disease variants
December 15th 2020 Lorenzo Pasquali  
 October 20th   2020 Thomas Otto Inter and Intra-species host adaption in malaria
September 8th 2020 Dominic Grun The human liver at single-cell resolution: Revealing spatial zonation and epithelial progenitors
June 29th  2020 Nuria López-Bigas Computational analysis of cancer genomes
February 3rd 2020 Joris van Arensbergen Functional annotation of non-coding sequence variants for entire genomes using the SuRE methodology
January 8th 2020 Paul O’Reilly Promise and Pitfalls of Polygenic Risk Scores
December 9th  2019 Lorea Blazquez High-throughput transcriptomics and RNA-targeting CRISPR-Cas13 system for the study and manipulation of non-canonical splicing
November 25th 2019 Rafael Arrojo e Drigo Tissue age mosaicism revealed by correlated electron microscopy and isotope imaging
September 24th 2019 Jason Torres Integrating epigenetics, gene expression, and chromatin interactions to resolve effector transcripts at fine-mapped loci associated with type 2 diabetes
July 22nd 2019 Radu Zabet Many faces of gene regulation: dissecting different mechanisms of how gene expression is controlled in Drosophila
June 24th 2019 Benjamin Fairfax Identification of peripheral markers of treatment response to immune checkpoint blockade in metastatic melanoma”
June 10th 2019 Jim Hughes Interpreting the non-coding genome in health and disease
March 11th 2019 Dennis Larkin Bad for Us & Good for Them - Mining Human Obesity and Thermogenesis Genes in the Cold-Adapted Livestock Breeds
April 16th 2018 Luca Gioretti Towards a quantitative understanding of genome organisation
March 1st 2018 Ivo Gut The PanCancer Study of the International Cancer Genome Consortium
February 19th 2018 Darío G. Lupiáñez Structural Variation of the Human Genome: Order and Disorder
June 14th 2018 Dr Joseph Pickrell Low-pass sequencing as a powerful and cost-effective replacement for genotyping arrays
March 1st 2018 Dr Ivo Gut The PanCancer Study of the International Cancer Genome Consortium
October 16th 2017 Professor Gioacchino Natoli Transcriptional control mechanisms in inflammation and cancer
January 19th 2017 Justin Cooper, 10X Genomics Massively-parallel single cell analysis with the 10X Genomics Chromium™ System
February 23rd 2017 Raimo Tanzi, silicon DEPArray™ Digital Sorting to Resolve Heterogeneity on Low input and Low Cellularity FFPE Tumors and Circulating Tumor Cells
March 20th 2017 Professor Myles Brown, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School    Elucidating Mechanisms of Endocrine Resistance in Cancer.
May 22nd 2017 Professor Gerd A. Blobel, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics Department University of Pennsylvania Chromatin Readers and Nuclear Architecture
June 7th 2017 Dr Duncan Odom, University of Cambridge’s Cancer Research UK  The evolution of enhancers across mammals
July 24th 2017 Professor Shamil Sunyaev, Harvard Medical School TBC
November 20th 2017 Dr Marc Renom, ICREA Research Professor Structure determination of genomes and genomic domains by satisfaction of spatial restraints