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Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule

All titles are preliminary.


October 29th 

Using whole-genome bisulfite sequencing to assess developmental and allele-specific methylation patterns in pig fetal liver

10 AM to 11 AM, 162C Food Safety and Toxicology Building
Ryan Corbett, Graduate Student in the Department of Animal Science


November 13th

Gene Expression Analysis using Lexogen QuantSeq 3' mRNA-seq - An introduction to QuantSeq 3' mRNA-seq and a comparison with traditional mRNA-seq 

9 AM to 10 AM, 162C Food Safety and Toxicology Building
Kevin Childs, PhD, Director of the Genomics Core
Genevieve Hoopes, Graduate Student in the Department of Plant Biology
QuantSeq Technical Overview Slides


November 21st

Long Read Sequence Analysis Forum - Genome Assembly and Assessment

11 AM to 12 PM, 247 Plant Biology Building
Robert VanBuren, Assistant Professor, Horticulture Department
Jose Planta, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Plant Biology Department

Long read sequence analysis protocols are changing quickly.  This forum is meant to provoke discussion and provide direction on software methods.  Bob VanBuren and Jose Planta will start the discussion with examples of genome assemblies using a number of different current assembly software.  This is an opportunity to ask questions and share experiences about the strategies that are currently in favor for genome assembly with the latest long read technology.