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April 2017

Markus Covert Seminar

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Abstract: Our lab recently reported completion of the first "whole-cell" model, explicitly accounting for the known functions of every gene product and molecule in the simplest culturable bacterium, Mycoplasma genitalium.  In this talk I will discuss our efforts to expand this new technology to model more complicated organisms, as well as the applications that we see for such models.

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Brandon Gaut Seminar

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Plant DNA methylation: An evolutionary perspective Plants methylate the DNA of both transposable elements (TEs) and genes.  For the former, DNA methylation and other epigenetic modifications suppress TE activity.  From studies in several systems, it is now clear that the epigenetic modification of TEs can affect the expression of nearby genes and also that the epigenetic interaction between TEs and their hosts is evolutionarily consequential.  Many of the epigenetic mechanisms that plants use to modify TEs have been characterized, but…

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Zeba Wunderlich Seminar

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Jun Song Seminar

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

2nd Annual QCBio Symposium

April 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
CNSI Auditorium

  To select talks for April 28th, we invite you to send abstracts (title, authors,summary) to Marie Grossett. Please click on email address to submit: mgrossett@ucla.edu   THE DEADLINE IS MARCH 15TH, 2017

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May 2017

Max Diehn Seminar

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Lea Davis Seminar

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Lea Davis, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Division of Genetic Medicine Vanderbilt University   Host: Giovanni Coppola

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Ran Libeskind-Hadas Seminar

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Ran Libeskind-Hadas, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Computer Science Harvey Mudd College   Host: Eleazar Eskin

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Jo Hardin Seminar

May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Jo Hardin, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Mathematics Pomona College   Host: Eleazar Eskin

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June 2017

Chun Ye Seminar

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Boyer Hall 159

Chun Ye, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics UC San Francisco   Host: Eleazar Eskin

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Upcoming Events

  1. Markus Covert Seminar

    April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Brandon Gaut Seminar

    April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Zeba Wunderlich Seminar

    April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Jun Song Seminar

    April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. 2nd Annual QCBio Symposium

    April 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Recent Student Publications

Determining the Effect of Natural Selection on Linked Neutral Divergence across Species
Phung TN, Huber CD, Lohmueller KE.
PLOS Genetics. August 2016.

PReFerSim: fast simulation of demography and selection under the Poisson Random Field model
Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Mardsen CD, Lohmueller KE.
Bioinformatics. July 2016.

SURVIV for survival analysis of mRNA isoform variation
Shen S, Wang Y, Wang C, Wu YN, Xing Y.
Nature Communications. June 2016.