The Genetics Seminar Series is held on Thursdays from 12:00 – 1:00 (unless otherwise noted) in the

Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium at 400 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06032

Link to Past Seminars

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February 25th, 2020 (Tuesday) Dr. Dionna Kasper Yale University School of Medicine
Yale Cardiovascular Research Center &
Department of Genetics

Special Seminar: ”How to make a stem cell: Gene regulatory principles learned from vascular fate transitions”

Dr. Brenton Graveley
February 3rd, 2020 (Monday) Dr. Max Staller Edison Family Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology,
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

Special Seminar: “Probing the sequence-to-function relationship of transcription factor activation domains”

Dr. Brenton Graveley
January 16, 2020 Dr. Tania Rozario Morgridge Institute for Research,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Special Seminar: “Making heads or tails of tapeworms: Region-specific regulation of stem cell-driven regeneration in Hymenolepisdiminuta

Dr. Brenton Graveley
January 13, 2020 (Monday) Dr. Margarida Cardoso Moreira University of Heidelberg, Germany

Special Seminar: “Origins and evolution of organs”

Dr. Brenton Graveley
January 10, 2020 (Friday) Dr. Bushra Raj Harvard University

Special Seminar: “Global insights into brain diversity, development and lineage at single-cell resolution”

Dr. Brenton Graveley
January 7, 2020 (Tuesday) Dr. Nicholas Tran Harvard University Special Seminar: “Applying a retinal cell atlas to examine mechanisms of selective neuron resilience and axon regeneration” Dr. Brenton Graveley
September 26, 2019 Dr. Jaime Imitola UConn Health

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

Dr. Brenton Graveley
July 9, 2019 Dr. Ling-Ling Chen Chinese Academy of Sciences “Linking RNA processing and function” Dr. Gordon Carmichael
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