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February 2019

Faculty Candidate Talk: Jingjing Li, PhD

February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

UW’s Cluster Hiring Initiative was launched in 1998 as an innovative partnership between the university, state and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). In its first phase, the initiative authorized nearly 50 “clusters” and nearly 150 new faculty through several rounds of hiring. In 2017, phase two of the Cluster Hiring Initiative was authorized with a goal of supporting at least 12 clusters.

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Faculty Candidate Talk: Jason Christie, PhD

February 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Jason Christie, PhD Talk Title: Inhibitory Regulation of Cerebellar Plasticity and Learning About the Speaker: Jason Christie received his BS in biology from the University of South Dakota and his PhD in neuroscience from…

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March 2019

Faculty Candidate Talk: Rui Chen, PhD

March 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Rui Chen, PhD Talk Title: From Genetics To Mechanism To Therapy About the Speaker: Rui Chen received his PhD from Baylor College of Medicine in 1999. His lab is focused on understanding the molecular…

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Faculty Candidate Talk: Daifeng Wang, PhD

March 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Daifeng Wang, PhD Talk Title: “Interpretable Machine Learning Approaches for Understanding Functional Genomics in the Human Brain” About the Speaker: Daifeng Wang is an assistant professor at Stony Brook University. He obtained his PhD in electrical…

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Faculty Candidate Talk: Keegan Korthauer, PhD

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Keegan Korthauer, PhD Talk Title: “Accurate Inference of DNA Methylation Data: Statistical Challenges Lead to Biological Insights” About the Speaker: Keegan Korthauer is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Data Sciences at the…

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Canceled: Faculty Candidate Talk: David van Dijk, PhD

March 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Please Note: This Talk Has Been Canceled Speaker: David van Dijk, PhD Talk Title: Manifold Learning Uncovers Hidden Structure in Complex Cellular State Space About the Speaker: David van Dijk received his PhD in computer science…

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December 2019

Faculty Candidate Talk: Elaine Lim, PhD

December 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Elaine Lim

Speaker: Elaine Lim, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard Medical School Talk Title: “Genetic Discoveries in Complex Diseases Using Cerebral Organoids” About the Speaker: Elaine Lim is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard medical school and the Wyss Institute…

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Faculty Candidate Talk: Kevin Drew, PhD

December 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1500 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705 United States
Kevin Drew, PhD

Speaker: Kevin Drew, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow University of Texas Austin Talk Title: “Mapping the Molecular Machines of the Cell: Human Ciliopathy Complexes and Beyond” About the Speaker: Kevin Drew is an NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence…

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Faculty Candidate Talk: Elizabeth Atkinson, PhD

December 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Elizabeth Atkinson, PhD

Speaker: Elizabeth Atkinson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute Talk Title: Extending neuropsychiatric genomics to diverse populations About the Speaker: Elizabeth Atkinson is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Analytical and Translational Genetics…

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February 2020

Faculty Candidate Talk: André Sousa , PhD

February 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
André Sousa , PhD

Speaker:  André Sousa , PhD Talk Title: “Human Brain Development and Evolution: Insights From Functional Genomics” About the Speaker: André Sousa received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Porto in Portugal. After his…

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