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Annual CEHG Symposium (CEHG20)

CEHG18 Event Attendees, courtesy of Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography
February 24, 2020 (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. Eric Turkheimer (Virginia) and Dr. Jenny Tung (Duke), guest faculty speakers from Stanford and the Bay Area,  and CEHG trainee/fellow speakers. Register here by Friday, February 14, 2020!

CEHG20 Program

Time Event More Details
8:30AM-9:30AM Breakfast/ Check In Begins Free to all CEHG20 attendees in Paul Brest Lobby or Courtyard
9:30AM-9:45AM Opening Remarks by CEHG Director Jonathan Pritchard  
9:45AM-10:25AM Anne Brunet, Stanford Professor of Genetics The African killifish: a new model to study aging and ‘suspended life’
10:25AM-10:45AM Gili Greenbaum, Stanford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Population Biology Can we design gene drives to prevent spillovers?
10:45AM-11:05AM Yuval Simons, Stanford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Genetics Should ‘important genes’ stand out in GWAS?

11:05AM-
12:00PM

KEYNOTE: Jenny Tung, Duke Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology Social interactions in primate genomics, life history, and evolution
12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch Free to all CEHG20 attendees in Paul Brest Lobby or Courtyard
1:00PM-1:55PM KEYNOTE: Eric Turkheimer, University of Virginia Professor of Psychology Biologists: beware gene-environment interplay
1:55PM-2:15PM Carly Weiss, Stanford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Genomics How variants that separate modern from archaic humans have shaped our gene expression
2:15PM-2:35PM Quinn Langdon, Stanford Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Genomics From soil to stein: Saccharomyces eubayanus population genomics, wild diversity and contributions to domesticated hybrids
2:35PM-3:05PM Break Coffee and snacks provided in Paul Brest Lobby or Courtyard for all attendees
3:05PM-3:45PM Molly Schumer, Stanford Assistant Professor of Biology The genetic architecture of naturally occurring hybrid incompatibilities
3:45PM-4:05PM Rachel Agoglia, Stanford Ph.D. Student in Genetics and Current CEHG Fellow Exploring cis-regulatory evolution of the human brain with human-chimpanzee hybrid cortical organoids
4:05PM-4:25PM Brayon Fremin, Stanford Ph.D. Student in Genetics and Current CEHG Fellow Studying translation and identifying small proteins in the gut microbiome
4:25PM-4:35PM Closing Remarks by CEHG Director Marcus Feldman  

 

Event Sponsor: 
Stanford CEHG
Contact Email: 
stanfordcehg@stanford.edu