Date Speaker Topic


November 7, 2019 Tuuli Lappalainen, Columbia University Functional Variation in the Human Genome: Lessons from the Transcriptome
September 19, 2019 Mary-Claire King, University of Washington Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer: from Gene Discovery to Precision Medicine and Public Health


April 11, 2019 Joanna Mountain, 23andMe 23andMe's Customer-Powered Research
February 22, 2019 Kathryn Roeder, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Carnegie Mellon University Learning From the Transcriptome: Analysis of Single Cell and Bulk RNA Sequence Data
October 23, 2018 Po-Ru Loh, Harvard School of Public Health, Broad Institute Leveraging Long Range Phasint to Detect Mosaicism in Blod at Ultra-low Allelic Fractions


August 27, 2018  Lang Li, Ohio State University  Learning Health System Working Towards a Home Run for Drug Interaction and Pharmacogenetics
April 13, 2018 Eric Fauman, Pfizer The Use of Human Genetics in the Identification and Prioritization of Therapeutic Drug Targets
April 9, 2018 Timothy Thornton, University of Washington Challenges and New Approaches for Whole Genome Analysis in Multi-Ethnic Populations
April 4, 2018 Evan Eichler, University of Washington Human Evolution by Segmental Duplication and Structural Variation
March 23, 2018 Elizabeth Thompson, University of Washington Mapping Causal DNA Through the Shared Descent of Genome in Population Samples
November 13, 2017 Fernando Pardo-Mnauel de Villena, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Structural Variation and the Evolution of the Mouse Genome


April 21, 2017 Mingyao Li, University of Pennsylvania Statistical Issues in Single-cell RNA Sequencing Analysis
April 13, 2017 Sandrine Dudoit, University of California Berkeley Using Single-cell Transcriptome Sequencing to iInfer Olfactory Stem Cell Fate Trajectories
April 11, 2017 Mike Snyder, Stanford University Managing Health and Disease Using Omics Data
March 21, 2017 Jonathan Terhorst, University of California Berkeley Robust and Scalable Inference of Population History and Selection from Hundreds of Whole Genomes
March 10, 2017 Claus Ekstrom, University of Copenhagen Integrative Data Analysis of the Danish Registries
February 23, 2017 Lars Fritsche, K.G. Jebsen Center for Genetic Epidemiology Exploring the Potential of Genome x Phenome-wide Association Studies
February 16, 2017 Yun Li, University of North Carolina Statistical Methods, Computation Tools, and Visualization of Hi-C Data
September 12, 2016 Soumya Raychaudhuri, Harvard Medical School The Genomics of Immune-mediated Diseases and Traits


May 5, 2016 Kenneth Lange, University of California  Next Generation Statistical Genetics
April 21, 2016 Yun Li, University of North Carolina DISSCO: Direct Imputation of Summary Statistics Allowing Covariates 
April 18, 2016 Noah Zaitlen, University of California San Francisco Methods for Genetic Studies Across Multiple Phenotypes
April 14, 2016 Hongyu Zhao, Yale University Prioritization of Disease-Causing Genetic Variants Through Integrated Analysis of Association Signals and Genomic Annotations
April 5, 2016 Andrew Clark, Cornell University Training the Genome - the Silver Fox Story
February 9, 2016 Qing Lu, Michigan State University A Generalized Similarity U Test for Multivariate Analysis of Sequencing Data
January 12, 2016  Jay Shendure, University of Washington New Methods in Genetics and Genomics
September 28, 2015 David Cutler, Emory University Quantitative Genetics Theory Informs Our Understanding of Male-Female Differences in Autism

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