K. Dane Wittrup, PhD
MIT, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biological Engineering
"Intratumoral immunotherapy: Occam’s pharmacokinetics"
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago
"RNA-Mediated Gene Regulation, One Molecule at a Time"
Dave Zhao, PhD
Department of Statistics, University of Illinois
“More powerful association testing using large-scale genomic mediators”
Please bring your own lunch. Coffee and cookies will be provided!
Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD
North Carolina State University, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
"CRISPR: from obscure immune systems to disruptive genome editing technologies"
Leslie Vosshall, PhD
Robin Chemers Neustein Professor, The Rockefeller University
"Thirst for Blood: Mosquito Neurobiology and Behavior"
4:00pm reception, 5:00pm lecture
National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20418
The IGB has partnered with the National Academies to present DecisionTown in the World of Genomics, where families can engage with hands-on activities to see how everyday decisions are influenced by science, engineering, and medicine. More info here.
Generous support provided by the Catherine and Don Kleinmuntz Center for Genomics in Business and Society
Daniel Benjamin, PhD
University of Southern California, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research
"Social-Science Genomics: Promises, Pitfalls, and Progress Report"
IGB Director of Computational Genomics
"Reducing the Footprint of Genomic Information Via Standardized Formats"