August 17, 2017 to August 18, 2017
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DHG Software Carpentry Workshop

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

2737 Medical Science Building II, Furstenberg Scientific Study Center

The UM Department of Human Genetics Software Carpentry Workshop is 2-day-long workshop is designed mostly for novice users who are interested in learning basic programming skills with applications to bioinformatics.

April 11, 2017

Genetics Training Program / CMB Short Course

3:00 PM

West Lecture Hall, Medical Sciences II

"Flies as a diagnostic tool for human disease in the Undiagnosed Disease Network and for deciphering pathogenesis" by Hugo Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D. (Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics & Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine)

March 28, 2017

Genetics Training Program / CMB Short Course

3:00 PM

West Lecture Hall, Medical Sciences II

"Messenger RNA transport, local translation, and Fragile X syndrome" by Gary Bassell, Ph.D. (Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine)

March 8, 2017

Genetics Training Program / CMB Short Course

3:00 PM

North Lecture Hall, Medical Sciences II

"Exploring the cellular context of risk variants: neurological disorders, non-coding variation and cellular heterogeneity" by Andrew McCallion, Ph.D. (McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)

September 13, 2016

Genetics Training Program Annual Retreat

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

BSRB Kahn Auditorium (Talks) and BSRB A/B/C seminar rooms (Posters)

Keynote Seminar:

“Fighting fire with fire: endogenous retroviruses orchestrate the innate immune response.” by Dr. Cedric Feschotte (University of Utah)

October 14, 2016

An Introduction to the UM Genetic Counseling Program

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

University of Michigan
6000 Taubman Health Sciences Library
East Catherine St., Ann Arbor

Come hear about the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling
Program. The afternoon will include a discussion of our curriculum, the application process, and perspectives from current U of M students and genetic counselors.

Intended Audience: Individuals seeking admission to the Genetic Counseling Program in the next year.

June 22, 2016

Michael R. Hinten, Ph.D. Candidate

1:30 PM

West Lecture Hall, 3697 MS II

Thesis Defense

"An Analysis of Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 Function through Imprinted Mouse X-chromosome Inactivation"