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September 10, 2015 Dr. Edison Liu The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine “Genomic Configuration and Systems Biology for Breast Cancer”
January 14, 2016 Dr. Albert Cheng The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine “Upgrading CRISPR/Cas”
March 24, 2016 Dr. Shangqin Guo Yale University “Visualizing the birth of induced pluripotent stem cells: Seeing the non-stochastic events”
May 5, 2016 Dr. Pierre-Antoine Defossez University Paris Diderot “A hypercompetitive histone mimic in DNA Ligase 1 links DNA replication and UHRF1 recruitment: implications for DNA remethylation”
June 30, 2016 Dr. Albert Shaw Yale University “Effects of Aging on Signatures of Influenza Vaccine Response”
September 12, 2016 Dr. Christian P. Schaaf Baylor College of Medicine “Translational approaches to rare neurodevelopmental disorders” **This seminar is held at the JAX-GM Auditorium**
March 9, 2017 Dr. Camron Bryant Boston University “Systems genetic analysis of drug and food addiction traits in mice” Dr. Erin Young
June 1, 2017 Dr. Nitika Badjatia

Henderson Prize Awardee

Penn State “Biochemical Reconstitution of Nucleosome Organization at Gene Promoters” Dr. Arthur Gunzl and Dr. Blanka Rogina
October 19, 2017 Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed UConn Health “Dealing practical issues associated to the clinical and high throughput genomic data integration for precision medicine” Dr. Brenton Graveley
November 9, 2017 Multiple Speakers Multiple Institutions Northeastern Glenn Symposium on the Biology of Aging Dr. Blanka Rogina
December 7, 2017 Dr. Patrick Murphy UConn Health “Alternative splicing as a novel axis in endothelial-immune interactions” Dr. Stormy Chamberlain
December 14, 2017 Dr. David Zappulla Johns Hopkins University “Telomerase: RNP architecture, telomere maintenance, and senescence without it” Dr. Brenton Graveley
February 20, 2018
2-3 p.m.
Dr. Li Yang Chinese Academy of Science “Genome-wide characterization of circular RNAs” Dr. Gordon Carmichael
March 1, 2018 Dr. Christine Beck UConn Health and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine “Repetitive sequences and genomic plasticity” Dr. Blanka Rogina
March 15, 2018 Dr. Beiyan Zhou UConn Health “Macrophage Polarization and Obesity” Dr. Blanka Rogina
March 29, 2018 Dr. Aoife Heaslip UConn “Oh the places you’ll go! Vesicle transport in Toxoplasma gondii Dr. Arthur Gunzl
May 10, 2018 Dr. Stephen Helfand Brown University “Retrotransposons as agents of somatic diversity, disease and aging” Dr. Blanka Rogina
May 24, 2018 6th UConn Fly Club (Demo Room, R1401) UConn Multiple Talks Dr. Blanka Rogina
July 11, 2018 Dr. Adrian Krainer Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Herbert and Esther Bennett Brandwein Lecture: “Spinraza: The First Approved Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy” Dr. Brenton Graveley
October 4, 2018 Dr. Scott Bultman University of North Carolina “The role of microbiome-derived metabolism in cancer prevention and therapy” GDB Graduate Students
October 26, 2018 Dr. Eric Van Nostrand University of California San Diego Special Seminar: “Exploring RNA biology at scale” Dr. Brenton Graveley
November 29, 2018 Dr. Duygu Ucar The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine “Sex dimorphism in human immune system aging Dr. Blanka Rogina
December 13, 2018 Dr. Mayu Inaba UConn Health “Stem cell receptor degradation by niche cells restricts signaling” Dr. Blanka Rogina
January 17, 2019 Dr. Rebekah Rogers UNC Charlotte “When Bad Things Happen to Good Genomes: genetic tragedies in mammoths and poison dart frogs” Dr. Charles Lee, JAX GM and Dr. Brenton Graveley
April 4, 2019 (To be rescheduled) Dr. William Fairbrother Brown University “Pathogenic variations often disrupt splicing – implications for clinical genetics and evolutionary models of regulatory signals” Dr. Brenton Graveley
July 9, 2019 Dr. Ling-Ling Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences “Linking RNA processing and function” Dr. Gordon Carmichael
September 26, 2019 Dr. Jaime Imitola UConn Health

“Human Cellular Models to advance mechanisms and treatments for neurological diseases”

Dr. Brenton Graveley