Date Speaker Topic


March 7, 2024 Hilary Finucane, Broad Institute Insights from Complex Trait Fine-mapping Across Diverse Biobanks
November 10, 2023 Michael Epstein, Emory University Identifying Latent Genetic Interactions in GWAS using Multiple Traits
October 12, 2023 Hae Kyung Im, University of Chicago Next-Generation PrediXcan: Integrating Deep Learning with Population-Based Techniques
September 19, 2023 Eleazar Eskin, University of California Los Angeles Swab-Seq: Detecting Pathogens using Sequencing
July 28, 2023 Mingyao Li, University of Pennsylvania Integrating Spatial Transcriptomics with Histology to Infer Super-resolution Tissue Architecture


April 18, 2023 Alicia Martin, Broad Institute Genomics for the World: A Comprehensive Framework for Genetic Studies in Diverse Populations
March 23, 2023 Peter Kharchenko, Altos Labs Analysis of Somatic CNVs in Cancer and Normal Tissues with RNA Data
February 15, 2023 Nancy Cox, Vanderbilt University How we can use Genetics to Reduce Health Inequities
January 23, 2023 Cole Trapnell, University of Washington Whole-embryo Development Genetics at Single Cell Resolution
November 17, 2022 John Novembre, University of Chicago Visualization and Study Design Implications of Geographic Structure in Genetic Data
November 2, 2022 Elliott Margulies, Illumina From First Ever to Every Patient: “An Academic Pushing Clinical Adoption of Genomics from Industry


March 15, 2022 Mark Daly, University of Helsinki Biobanks, Disease Consortia, and the Road Ahead in Human Genetics
February 21, 2022 Bogdan Pasaniuc, University of California Los Angeles Large Uncertainty in Individual Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Estimation Impacts PRS Implementation in Personalized Medicine
February 9, 2022 Michael Epstein, Emory University Life Moves Pretty Fast: Lessons Learned from ~20 Years in Academia
November 12, 2021 Michelle McNulty, Boston Children's Hospital Using Transcriptomics to Better Understand the Role of APOL1 in Kidney Disease
November 5, 2021 Eric Fauman, Pfizer Toward a Gold Standard SNP to Gene Set
September 17, 2021 Mark Reppell, AbbVie Pharmaceuticals Leveraging Computational Genomics to Advance a Pharmaceutical Pipeline


April 13, 2021 Lynn Jorde, University of Utah Human Mutation Rates: Implications for Health and Disease
February 16, 2021 Eimear Kenny, Mount Sinai Population Genetics in an Era of Genomic Health
January 21, 2021 Charles Rotimi, National Human Genome Research Institute Importance of Diversity in Genome Science and Medicine
October 7, 2020 Jonathan Pritchard, Stanford University Why are Human Complex Traits so Enormously Polygenic? Lessons from Molecular Biomarker Traits


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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