Genetics Research Forum

12:00-1:00 PM
1425 Biomedical Physical Science Building

Fall 2018

Date Speaker Department Title

Sept. 5th

Scott Funkhouser

Katherine Roth

Amanda Koenig

Alec Steep

Sandra Olenic

Mitch Roth

Sarah McNitt

Faryal Mir




Research Rundowns



Sept. 12th

Rhyomi Sellnow

Siobhan Cusack

Laura Harding

Sean Nguyen

Jeff Schachterle

Shreya Saha

Christine Ponnampalam

Peter Hsueh

Agustin Gonzalez-Reymundez

Donghee Hoh


Research Rundowns

Sept. 19th Ryan Marquardt CMB RCR Discussion "Ethics of Dual-Use Technologies"
Sept. 26th  Ryan Corbett GEN

Levi Bauer Moderator 

Journal Club- "Placental H3K27me3 establishes female resilience to prenatal insults"

Oct. 3rd Jens Schmidt CMB

Siobhan Cusack Moderator

Faculty Talk - "Single Molecule Analysis of Telomerase Mediated Telomere Maintenance"

Oct. 10th Daniel Barnett CMB

Jake Bibik Moderator

Student Research Talk -"sTRA glycan identifies aggressive cells and improves the diagnostic accuracy of CA19-9 for pancreatic cancer" 

Oct. 17th

Sarah McNitt

Genevieve Hoopes


Katerina Lay Moderator 

Student Research Talk-"Immunophenotyping NK Cell Subsets in Asymptomatic and Acute Malaria" (Sarah McNitt)

Oct. 24th Yueqi Zhang CMB

Agustin Gonzalez-Reymundez Moderator

Student Research Talk

"Heterozygous Deletion of Both Ncoa5 and Tip30 Increases Susceptibility to Hepatocellular Carcinoma Development in Female Mice"

Oct. 31st Wen Huang GEN

M. Yasir Nawaz Moderator

Genetics Faculty Talk

Genetics of Quantitative Trait Variation”

Nov. 7th Alec Steep GEN

Mitch Roth Moderator

Student Research Talk

"Machine Learning Approaches with Genomic Features. Predicting Variants and Cell Types"

Nov. 14th Peter Hsueh CMB

Tayler Murphy Moderator

Student Research Talk

“Sulfated and sialylated type 2 N-acetyllactosamine glycan antigens are overexpressed in a subpopulation of the pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and correlated with poor prognosis.”

Nov. 28th Amanda Koenig GEN

Sarah McNitt Moderator

Student Research Talk



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