2024 Genome Center Research Retreat

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2024 Genome Center Research Retreat

Please join us Monday, April 15, 2024 at the GBSF Auditorium from  9.00 – 5.00 pm PST for our first-ever Genome Center research retreat. This event will be held in the GBSF Auditorium with a reception immediately following its 4:15 p.m. conclusion. The agenda is below, Zoom link coming soon:

Genome Center Research Retreat (times in PST): 
9.00 – 9.30Blake Meyers:  GC vision and research summary
9.30 – 10.15Genome Center cores:
  • 9.30 - 9.40: Proteomics: It's actually really useful now and is only getting better! by Dr. Brett Phinney
  • 9.40 - 9.50: The missing piece: the role of the metabolomics core in completing the omics puzzle? by Dr. Uri Keshet
  • 9.50 - 10.00: DNA and Expression analysis
  • 10.00-10.10: Bioinformatics
10.15 – 10.30Break
10.30 – 11.00Focus group Computational Bio/Genomics
11.00 – 11.30Focus group Epigenomics
11.30 – 12.00Focus group Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • Emerging Perspectives on Host-Microbe Interactions by Prof. Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar
12.00 – 1.00Lunch and posters
1.00 – 1.30Focus group Microbial Genomics & Metagenomics
1.30 – 2.00Focus group Animal Genomics
  • Functional annotation, epigenetic regulation,  evolution, and humanization of animal genomes by Prof. Dietmar Kültz and Prof. Huaijun Zhou
2.30 – 3.00Focus group Human Genetics
3.00 – 3.15Break
3.15 – 3.45Focus group Structure/Function and Metabolism
  • Structure-Function" meets "Metabolism" by Prof. Oliver Fiehn et al
3.45 – 4.15Focus group Plant Genomics
  • 3.45 - 4.00: Emerging opportunities in Plant Genomics research at UC Davis by Assistant Prof. Grey Monroe
  • 4.00 - 4.15: The mutational origins of genomic variation in plants: adaptive mechanisms and their consequences for plant diversity by Assistant Prof. Grey Monroe
4.15 – 5.00Reception in the Lobby including a toast to Richard Michelmore's 20 years as Genome Center Director

Lunch and coffee breaks will also be provided. Attendees are invited to share an already-created poster during the lunch hour. Any and all are invited.

Please RSVP Here