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CEHG19 Symposium

CEHG18 Event Attendees, courtesy of Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography
February 25, 2019 (All day)
Paul Brest Hall (in Munger Complex) on Stanford campus

This event is free and open to the public. 

This annual flagship event showcases the groundbreaking research being done in CEHG’s 40+ member labs. It will feature keynote speakers Dr. Barbara Koenig (UCSF), Dr. Rasmus Nielsen (UC Berkeley), and Dr. Theodore Porter (UCLA), guest faculty speakers from Stanford and the Bay Area,  and CEHG trainee/fellow speakers. In the case of rain, our poster session will be held in Munger Building 5 (across the courtyard from Paul Brest Hall). Register here by Monday, February 18, 2019!

CEHG19 Program

Time Event More Details
9:00AM-10:00AM Breakfast/ Check In Begins Free to all CEHG19 attendees in Paul Brest Lobby or Courtyard
10:00AM-10:10AM Opening Remarks by CEHG Director Jonathan Pritchard  
10:10AM-11:05AM Keynote Rasmus Nielsen, UC Berkeley Professor of Integrative Biology Human adaptation and disease
11:05AM-11:25AM Atish Agarwala, Stanford PhD Student in Applied Physics & Current CEHG Fellow Stabilization of fine-scale host-pathogen diversity by spatiotemporal chaos
11:25AM-11:45AM Laura Bogar, Stanford PhD Student in Biology & Current CEHG Fellow Dialect or common language? Using gene expression to understand host range in a symbiotic fungus
12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch Free to all CEHG19 attendees in Paul Brest Lobby or Courtyard
1:00PM-1:55PM Keynote Barbara Koenig, UCSF Professor of Medical Anthropology & Bioethics Interrogating Genomic "Choice"
1:55PM-2:15PM Fiona Tamburini, Stanford PhD Student in Genetics & Current CEHG Fellow Gut microbiome signatures of cardiometabolic disease in two South African populations
2:15PM-2:35PM Marinka Zitnik, Stanford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computer Science Evolution of resilience in protein interactomes across the tree of life
2:35PM-2:55PM Kevin Leempoel, Stanford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biology Evaluating faunal diversity with environmental DNA
2:55PM-3:30PM Break Coffee and snacks provided in Paul Brest Lobby or Courtyard for all attendees
3:30PM-3:55PM Erin Mordecai, Assistant Professor of Biology at Stanford Nonlinear effects of global environmental change on human infectious disease
3:55PM-4:50PM Keynote Theodore M. Porter, Distinguished Professor of History at UCLA Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity
4:50PM-5:00PM Closing Remarks by CEHG Director Marcus Feldman  


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