Dr. Michael Sanderson
Program Director
sanderm@email.arizona.edu

Pennie Liebig
Program Coordinator
genomics@email.arizona.edu

IGERT Program in Genomics
University of Arizona
Biosciences West. 328
1041 E. Lowell Street
Tucson, AZ 85721-0088
Tel: 520-626-0988
Fax: 520-621-9190




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PREVIOUS WEDNESDAY DISCUSSIONS

Fall 2013

September 11 - Brief discussion of symposium; Research Talk: August Woerner

September 25 - Symposium discussion

October 9 - Rotation Talks: Joseph Charboneau and Brian Hallmark
Paper discussion: Jen Noble, Ivan Dimitrov and Evan Forsythe
Papers: , ,

October 23 - Research Talk: Erin Vaughn; Paper discussion: Tim O'Connor
Papers: ,

November 6 - Research Talk: Erin Vaughn

November 20 - Problems course discussion with Dr. Jeremiah Hackett

December 4 - Outreach discussion: Erin Vaughn

Spring 2013

January 9 - Discuss symposium

January 23 - Discuss symposium

February 6 - Research Talks: Dan DeBlasio and Ariella Gladstein

February 20 - Research Talk: Erik Hanschen

March 6 - Rotation Talks: Anthony Baniaga, Cole Eskridge, Evan Forsythe, Katya Mack, Jennifer Sepulveda, and August Woerner

March 20 - Paper discussion: Erin Vaughn and Brianna McTeague
Papers: , , , ,

April 3 - Paper discussion: Cristina Howard and Ivan Dimitrov
Papers: ,

April 17 - Rotation Talks: Cole Eskridge, Jennifer Sepulveda, Aaron Ragsdale

April 26 - Genomics and Gene Expression Symposium


Fall 2012

September 5 - Intro., Research Talk: Jennifer Wisecaver

September 19 - Ariella Gladstein, Brianna McTeague
Papers: , ,

October 3 - Erik Hanschen

October 17 - Rotation Talks: Anthony Baniaga, Cole Eskridge, Evan Forsythe, Katya Mack, Jennifer Sepulveda

October 31 - Noelle, Aaron
Papers: ,

November 14 - Spring Course Discussion with Jeremiah Hackett

November 28 - Rotation Talks: Anthony Baniaga, Cole Eskridge, Evan Forsythe, Katya Mack, Jennifer Sepulveda

 

Spring 2012

January 11 - Recent literature; discuss projects for Problems Course

January 25 - Research talk: Jennifer Wisecaver; paper discussion: ,

February 8 - Research talk: August Woerner

February 22 - Chris Brownlee and Sergei Solonenko

March 7 - Rotation Talks: Ariella Gladstein, Erik Hanschen, and Noelle Bittner

March 28 - Research Talk: Mana Ohkura and Ryan Pace

April 11 - Mana Ohkura and Dave Andrew - discussion of symposium speakers' paper
Papers: , , , (supplemental: , )

April 25 - Andy Gloss and Bob Fitak - discussion of symposium speakers' paper
Papers: ,, Optional:,

April 27 - Symposium

FALL 2011

September 7 - Set up schedule for semester. Research talks: Jennifer Wisecaver and David Andrew

September 21 - Jennifer Wisecaver: discuss ideas for symposium

October 5 - Research talk: Erin Vaughn; Discuss symposium ideas

October 19 - Rotation talks: Ariella Gladstein, Noëlle Bittner, and Erik Hanschen

November 2 - Research talk: Anam Arik, Spring semester project ideas: Bob Fitak

November 16 - Research talks: Parris Humphrey and Dan DeBlasio

November 30 - Rotation talks (?) - Ariella Gladstein, Noëlle Bittner, and Erik Hanschen

 

SPRING 2011

January 12 - **Canceled**

February 2 - Research talks: Parris Humphrey and Alex Ochoa

February 16 - Guest Speaker (Parris)

March 2 - Rotation talks

March 23 - Research talks: Bob Fitak and Joe Kunkel

April 6 - Chris Brownlee and Zach Miles
Discussion on genomics of adaptation and domestication. Papers to be discussed: , ,
Further reading: ,

April 27 - Jennifer Wisecaver and Alicia Bolt
Discussion on genomics of adaptation and domestication. Papers to be discussed: ,
Further reading: , ,

May 4 - Genomics of Adaptation and Domestication Symposium


FALL 2010

September 1 - Set up schedule for the semester; Research talks: Adriana Racolta and Jennifer Wisecaver

September 15 - Research talks: Marian Ortiz and Alicia Bolt

September 29 - Bob Fitak and Zach Miles

October 13 - Rotation talks: Andy Gloss, Dan DeBlasio, and Sergei Solonenko

October 27 - Discussion of projects for research course; Atlantis Russ and Joe Kunkel

November 10 - Discussion of projects for research course - location: LSS 340

November 17 - Jeremy Jonas and Chris Brownlee
Discussion Papers: , , ,

December 1 - Rotation talks


SPRING 2010

January 20 - Discussion of recent literature, set up schedule for semester

February 3 - Research talks: Bob Fitak, Bonnie Hurwitz

February 17 - Research talk and discuss symposium: Jennifer Hughes, Vince Martinson, Dave Andrew

March 3 - Jeremy Jonas, Parris Humphrey
Discussion on genomics of species interactions. Papers to be discussed: , ,

March 24 - Rotation talks: Parris Humphrey, Jeremy Jonas, and Joe Kunkel

April 7 - Jana U'Ren, Crystal Brillhart
Discussion on genomics of species interactions. Papers to be discussed: ,

April 21 - Chris Brownlee, Adriana Racolta
Discussion on genomics of species interactions. Papers to be discussed: , ,

April 30 (Friday) - Genomics of Species Interactions Symposium

Fall 2009

September 2 - Research talks: Adriana Racolta, Jana U'Ren

September 16 - Research talks: Joel Wertheim, Crystal Brillhart

September 30 - Bob Fitak, Mary Paniscus
Discussion on translational genomics. Papers to be discussed: ,

October 14 - Jana U'Ren, Vince Martinson, Bonnie Hurwitz, Jennifer Hughes
Discussion of recent projects in the "Problems in Genomics" course

October 28 - Rotation talks: Joe Kunkel, Parris Humphrey, Jeremy Jonas

November 18 - Patrick Degnan, Chris Brownlee

December 2 - Dave Andrew, Jennifer Hughes


Spring 2009

January 14 - Discussion ofrecent literature in genomics

January 28 - Emily Dykstra, Bob Fitak
Discussion of ethical issues in genomics. Papers to be discussed: ,

February 11 - Research talks: Jana U'Ren, Travis Wheeler

February 25 - Research talks: Vince Martinson, Bonnie Hurwitz

March 11 - Research talks: Dave Andrew, Zak Campbell

March 25 - Dave Andrew, Robert Valenzuela
Discussion of recent papers by Dr. Antonis Rokas: ,

April 8 - Daniel Lawrence
Discussion of recent papers by Dr. Debashish Bhattacharya: , April 22 - Jen Hughes, Joel Wertheim
Discussion of recent papers by John Archibald: ,

May 6 - "Deep Genomics" Symposium


Fall 2008

September 3 - Discussion of recent literature in genomics

September 17- Jana U'Ren, Vince Martinson
Discussion of ethical concerns in personalized genomics and synthetic biology. Papers to be discussed: ,

October 1 - Emily Dykstra
Discussion of education practices in genetics. Papers to be discussed: ,

October 15 - Research Talks: Bonnie Hurwitz, Bob Fitak, Jen Hughes

October 29 - Research Talks: Joel Wertheim, Robert Valenzuela

November 12 - Research Talks: Daniel Lawrence, Emily Dykstra

December 3 - Jen Hughes
Discussion of horizontal gene transfer in eukaryotes. Paper to be discussed:


Spring 2008

February 6 - Patrick Degnan
Discussion on the evolution of small genomes.

February 20 - Ellen Suurmeyer
Dr. Donata Vercelli of the BIO5 Institute and the Cell Biology and Anatomy department will present her current research.

March 5 - Jana U'Ren
Discussion of the following paper by Noah Fierer et al. Followed by a general discussion of recent literature in genomics.

March 26 - David Jarvis
Dr. A. Elizabeth Arnold of the Plant Sciences department with give a talk titled "Barcoding endophytic fungi: lessons, limitations, and linkages with multilocus datasets."

April 9 - Kevin Vogel
Discussion of recent literature on mobile genetic elements and genome dynamics.

April 23 - Vince Martinson
Dr. Scott Kroken of the Plant Sciences department will give a talk titled "Bacterial origin of genes for secondary fungal metabolism."

May 7 - Chinedu Nworu
Discussion of recent literature on the impact of genomics on cell biology.


Fall 2007

September 12 - Jana U'Ren
Dr. Steve Rounsley of BIO5 will give a talk titled "Comparative analyses of the genomes of Coccidoides spp. - the causative agent of Valley Fever."

September 26 - Amanda Durbak
Discussion of recent literature in genomics

October 10 - Vince Martinson, Patrick Degnan
Discussion and demonstration of web and/or software applications for genomics.

October 24 - David Jarvis
Discussion of recent literature in genomics

November 7 - Chinedu Nworu, Chris Cabello
Dr. Parker Antin of Cell Biology & Anatomy will give a talk titled "Approaches to Developing Biological Networks."

November 21 - Ellen Suurmeyer
Dr. Rich Jorgensen of Plant Sciences will give a talk titled "Evolutionary and Functional Diversification of the Epigenome in Plants, Animals and Fungi."


Spring 2007

January 31 - Tammy Haselkorn will lead a discussion of the following papers by visiting scientist Loren Rieseberg , , ,

February 7 - Research Talks: Michele Hoffman, Maggie Keck, Chris Bauer

February 21 - Loren Rieseberg seminar, BSW 301

March 7 - Rotation talks by first-year students

March 21 - Research Talks: Andrew Paek, Tammy Haselkorn, Latifa Borgelin, Lisa Kent

April 4 - Patrick Degnan, Adriana Racolta, Amanda Durbak
Panel discussion: Dr. Jeremiah Hackett, Dr. Ravi Palanivelu - "Becoming faculty in genomics"

April 18 - Latifa Borgelin, Andrew Paek, Erin Kelleher
Competition for the "coolest" recent genomics paper

May 2 - End of semester symposium - Arizona Inn


Fall 2006

August 30 - Open Discussion

September 13 - "Tips for Graduate Students", Maggie Keck

September 27 - Research Talks: Amanda Durbak, Adriana Racolta, Patrick Degnan

October 11 - Rotation talks by first-year students

October 25 - Discussion: "Problems Course", Rod Wing and Howard Ochman

November 8 - Research Talks: Kevin Vogel, Eric McDowell, Katie Olson

November 29 - Rotation talks by first-year students


Spring 2006

January 25 - Dr. Eduardo Rocha, IGERT visiting scientist from CNRS, will give a talk entitled "Bacterial Microgenomics"

February 15 - Christian Roessler, Maggie Keck
Discussion of papers dealing with maladaptation

March 1 - Bridget Barker, Amanda Durbak
Research talks by non first-year students

March 22 - First-year IGERT Fellows Rotation Talks

April 5 - David Morales, Darren Ames
Dr. Rod Wing, Department of Plant Sciences and the Arizona Genomics Institute, will speak about the Oryza Map Alignment Project

April 19 - Travis Wheeler
Dr. John Kececioglu, Department of Computer Science, will give a talk entitled "How to Find Optimal Alignment Parameters"

May 3 - Celine Hayden, Laura Reed
Discussion on strategies for graduate school success


Fall 2005

September 7 - Discussion Paper:

September 21 - Patrick Degnan, Bridget Barker
Discussion Papers:

October 5 - Christian Roessler, Celine Hayden
Discussion Papers:

October 19 - First-year IGERT Fellows

November 2 - Laura Reed, Joel Wertheim
Dr. Therese A. Markow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology will give a talk entitled "Evolutionary Genomics of Closely Related Organisms: Whole Genome Sequencing and more of twelve Drosophila species."

November 16 - Eric McDowell, David Morales
Dr. David Gang, Department of Plant Sciences, will give a talk entitled "Prospects for Metabolic Engineering in the Post-Genomics Era."

November 30 - Maggie Keck, Amanda Durbak
Discussion Papers:

December 7 - First-year IGERT Fellows


Spring 2005

February 16, 2005 - Travis Wheeler

March 6, 2005 - Travis Wheeler

March 23, 2005 - Third Rotation Talks by First-year Fellows

April 6, 2005 - Tammy Haselkorn, Joel Wertheim

April 20, 2005 - Alex Bobbs, Darren Ames

April 27, 2005 - Amanda Durbak and Bridget Barker


Fall 2004

August 25, 2004 - Guy Perriere, Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France: "Application of multivariate statistics to the analysis of genomic data"

September 8, 2004 - Jay Konieczka, Michael Nodine

September 22, 2004 - Joanna Gress, Charlie Brayer
Dr. Bernard Futscher, Arizona Cancer Center and the College of Pharmacy:"When Good Promoters Go Bad: Epigenetic Control To Out of Control"

October 6, 2004 - Tom Hartl, Chris Pappas

October 20, 2004 - Rotation Talks by First-year Fellows

November 3, 2004 - Tovah Salcedo, Maya Pilkington
Panel Discussion: Dr. Robert Erickson, Dr. David Harris, Dr. Thomas Lindell

November 17, 2004 - Jake Russel, Celine Hayden

December 1, 2004 - Rotation Talks by First-year Fellows