This semester, Netgene is hosting a lunch-time Genetics Seminar, featuring guest speakers presenting their latest research. Topics come from a broad range of fields that intersect with genomics, including cancer, infectious disease, immunology, epidemiology, and others.

The role of type I interferon in COVID-19 pathogenesis

Ben Israelow, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, ABIM Physician-Scientist Research Pathway, Iwasaki Lab; Infectious Disease Clinical Fellow, Yale School of Medicine
Date: Jan 26, noon - 1pm
ZOOM Room: 919 9191 8072
password: NETGENE

Michael Murray, MD, FACMG, FACP

Professor of Genetics, Director for Clinical Operations in the Center for Genomic Health, Yale University School of Medicine
Date: Thu, March 4, 2021: noon - 1pm
Dr. Murray's page at Yale

Yong-hui Jiang, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Genetics, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine;
Chief of Medical Genetics, Yale New Haven Hospital
Date and Topic: Tuesday, April 27, 2021: noon - 1pm
Dr. Jiang's page at Yale

Sidi Chen, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics & Systems Biology Institute;
Yale Cancer Systems Biology Center; Yale Cancer Center;
Yale Stem Cell Center; Yale Liver Center;
Yale Center for Biomedical Data Science;
Center for RNA Science and Medicine;
Yale University School of Medicine
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021: noon - 1pm
Topic: TBA

Emergence and public health impacts of SARS-CoV-2 variants

Nathan D. Grubaugh, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health
Date: Friday, May 14: noon - 1pm

Dates and times for the announced guest faculty speakers will be posted as soon as available. Additional speakers will be listed throughout the semester, as they are scheduled.