Thomas Gaj, PhD
Department of Bioengineering; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
"Next-Generation Genome Editing Technologies and their Application for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases"
The Spatial Omics Initiative / CAIM monthly working group brings together researchers from different disciplines to enable breakthroughs in genomic biology by developing new ways to embed omics data in space, and to facilitate the matching of biological problems to quantitative methods.
Graduate students from biological and analytical research groups encouraged to attend, present work, and participate in collective discussions. Lunch will be provided. Click here for full info.
Robbee Wedow, PhD
Department of Sociology; Purdue University
"Insights into the Human Phenome from a Biobank-Scale Factor Analysis"
IGB Director Gene Robinson invites the IGB community to participate in a discussion on our next steps to furthering a more inclusive environment of value and respect towards all individuals. All are welcome to attend.
Grab and go pizza will be available after the event.
Join us for a one-day virtual symposium featuring an international panel of speakers on the latest advances and challenges in genetic analysis of marine protists, with topics covering tools and techniques for model and non-model organisms.
Christina Laukaitis, MD, PhD
Medical Genetics, Carle Illinois College of Medicine; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
"Understanding the etiology of hypermobile EDS (hEDS): a connective tissue disorder with complicated genetics"
Daniel Bolnick, PhD
University of Connecticut; Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
"An Evolutionary Pyrrhic Victory: Sticklebacks' Gain and Loss of a Costly Immune Response to Tapeworm Infection"
Christina Warinner, PhD
Harvard University; Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sally Starling Seaver Associate Professor at the Radcliffe Institute
Have you ever been curious about the DEI conversations at the IGB? Are you interested in suggesting future programming? Would you like to give feedback about what the IGB could do to be more inclusive? Do you just want to say hi and meet new people? Learn about the IGB Diversity Task Force while sharing some coffee and cookies!