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Seminars

Please join us for our Genetics and Biochemistry Department Seminars. Fall 2018 Seminars will be held in the Watt Center Auditorium (*unless otherwise noted) on Fridays from 2:30-3:30pm (followed by a brief discussion session)

Fall 2018 Schedule

September

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
Sept 7, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Chris McMahan, Clemson University A Bayesian hierarchical model for identifying significant polygenic effects while controlling for confounding and repeated measures Rajandeep Sekhon
Sept 14, 2018 NO SEMINAR
Sept 21, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Yu-Bo Wang, Clemson University New Partition Weighted Kernel Approach for Marginal Likelihood Estimation in Variable Tree Topology Rajandeep Sekhon
Sept 28, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Lukasz Kozubowski, Clemson University TBD Rajandeep Sekhon

October

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
Oct 5,  2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Breeana Rae Urbanowicz, University of Georgia Elucidating the mechanism of Xylan synthesis-from genes to function Julia Frugoli
Oct 12, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium David Engman, MD, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Protein Palmitoylation in Trypanosome Protein Trafficking and Disease Pathogenesis Kim Paul
Oct 19, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Brandt Eichman, Vanderbilt University New DNA repair mechanisms revealed from bacterial resistance to genotoxic natural products Weiguo Cao
Oct 26, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Edward Cargill, Monsanto Gene Editing as a Tool for Precision Breeding Leigh Ann Clark

November

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
Nov 9,  2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Seth DeBolt, University of Kentucky Chemical and genetic analysis of cellulose biosynthesis Rajandeep Sekhon
Nov 16, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. Watt Ctr Auditorium Tessema Kassaw, Colorado State University Engineering Genetic Circuits for Complex Biological Functions in Plants Julia Frugoli
Nov 30, 2018 2:30-3:30 p.m. *Lehotsky G22 Renee Cottle, Clemson University TBD Meredith Morris

December

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
Dec 7, 2018 NO SEMINAR GEN/BCHM 4910 Presentations

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