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Event Series GGA Seminar Series

GGS Poster Session

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

Annual GG Scholars Poster Session 2023 - 2024 Cohort Come out and support the GG Scholars as they showcase their posters! This is a great opportunity to provide feedback (after the session) to help our next generation of scientists improve their poster design and poster pitch. More information soon! Join us on Monday, March 4…

Event Series GGA Seminar Series

Peter DiGennaro, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

Big data, little worms. Peter DiGennaro, Assistant Professor of Nematology at University of Wisconsin – Madison Abstract Significant strides in -omic technologies and artificial intelligence are making their way to specialized disciplines. Here I will explore several applications of these resources to explore plant parasitic nematode pathology. A multi-omics approach leveraged numerous publicly available transcriptomic…

Event Series GGA Seminar Series

Kenta Asahina, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

Neuromodulation of the social brain Kenta Asahina, Associate Professor, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory at Salk Institute for Biological Studies Website Abstract Neuromodulators are key regulators of brain function and behavior. Unlike fast-acting neurotransmitters, biogenic amines and neuropeptides can influence target neurons in multiple ways, affecting levels of activity, patterns of activity, and gene expression for minutes…

Event Series GGA RIG Seminar

Erica Larson, University of Denver

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

Contrasting patterns of regulatory disruption across spermatogenesis in sterile hybrids Erica Larson, Associate Professor at University of Denver Website Abstract Hybrid male sterility is a common outcome of two, even closely related, species interbreeding. In this presentation, I will use a comparative approach across species pairs of house mice and dwarf hamsters to understand regulatory…

Event Series GGA Seminar Series

Len van Zyl, ArrayXpress

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

TBD Len van Zyl, ArrayXpress Join us on Monday, April 1 at 1:30 PM in Stephens Room (3503 Thomas Hall) and ZOOM for the Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series. Register to attend virtually via Zoom. No registration is required to attend In-Person If you are interested with meeting with Len van Zyl, please contact host…

Story Collider comes to the GGA

Witherspoon Student Cinema 2810 Cates Ave, Raleigh, United States

The Story Collider Podcast is bringing its live, science storytelling show to the Genetics and Genomics Academy on April 4, 2024! The Story Collider’s mission is to reveal the vibrant role that science plays in all of our lives through the art of personal storytelling. Five storytellers from the GGA community will each share a…

Event Series GGA Seminar Series

Cortney Gensemer, Medical University of SC

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

Patient-Led Initiatives in the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Cortney Gensemer, Postdoctoral Fellow at Medical University of SC Twitter | Website Abstract The Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) are a group of poorly recognized connective tissue disorders, impacting approximately 1 in 500 individuals. Symptoms manifest across multiple body systems, often leading to compromised quality of life, persistent pain, and disability.…

Event Series GGA Seminar Series

Carrie Olson-Manning, Augustana University

Stephens Room, 3503 Thomas Hall OR Zoom 112 Derieux Place, Raleigh, NC, United States

Comparative metabolomics in hybridizing milkweed species: adaptation and hybrid dysregulation Carrie Olson-Manning, Associate Professor of Biology at Augustana University Website Abstract Despite the remarkable chemical diversity generated by plants, our understanding of both metabolite diversity and the associated effects on plant survival and fitness remains limited to a set of well-studied pathways. This seminar will…