Current Issues in Genetics (CIG)

Fridays, 4:00 to 5:00 PM virtually unless notified in advance.


Date Presentation Title Speaker
January 7, 2022 "Leveraging Genetic interactions for Antiviral Drug Developement"


Jennifer Doherty

Kirkegaard lab

January 7, 2022 "Investigating the role of chromatin associated RNAs in centromere maintenance"

Kelsey Fryer

Aaron Straight lab


January 14, 2022

"Examining the Environment-Specific Effects of Natural Variants on Ergosterol Pathway Function"

Alex Kern

Hunter Fraser lab

January 14, 2022 "Getting to the heart of the matter:complex genetics and congenital heart disease"

Casey Gifford

Ass't Prof of Pediatrics( Cardiology) & by courtesy, of Genetics

January 21, 2022 "Polycomb-mediated genome organization provides a scaffold for epigenetic memory without liquid-liquid phase separation"

Sedona Murphy

Alistair Boettiger lab

January 21,2022 "ADAR1 utilizes independent mechanisms to suppress MDA5 and PKR activation by cellular double-stranded RNA"

Shibin Hu

Li lab

January 28, 2022 “Profiling of the human intestinal microbiome and bile acids under physiologic conditions”

Rebecca Culver

KC Huang lab

January 28, 2022 "Molecular transducers of endurance exercise training in rats”

Nicole Gay

Montgomery lab

February 4, 2022 Mentorship Survey and Discussion



February 11, 2022  

Katelyn McKown

Dominique Bergmann lab

February 11, 2022  

Robin Meyers

Paul Khavari lab

February 18, 2022 Grad student interviews this week



February 25, 2022  

Nick Hughes

Cong & Winslow labs

February 25, 2002  

Kyomi Igarashi

Baker & Nakauchi labs

March 4, 2022



Wei Qin

Postdoc, Ting lab

March 4, 2022



Ching Pin Cheng

Barna lab

March 11, 2022  

Michelle Hayes

Postdoc, Sherlock lab