Daniel Witvliet and Gabriela Krivdova

Daniel Witvliet and Gabriela Krivdova

Daniel Witvliet
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Mei Zhen
Title: The maturation and remodeling of the C. elegans nervous system
Tuesday Dec 18 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Gabriela Krivdova
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. John Dick
Title: miR-130a regulates hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and its overexpression is associated with specific AML subtype
Tuesday Dec 18 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Jonathan Roth and Anne Meyer-Miner

Jonathan Roth and Anne Meyer-Miner

Jonathan Roth
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Benjamin Blencowe and Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras
Title: Remodelling of Neural Transcriptional Networks by Tissue Specific Alternative Splicing
Tuesday Dec 11 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Anne Meyer-Miner
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Ciruna
Title: Investigating the role of motile ciliated cell lineages in spine morphogenesis
Tuesday Dec 11 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Noah Hahn and Ada Chan

Noah Hahn and Ada Chan

Noah Hahn
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: C.C.Hui
Title: Mechanisms for Irx3/5 function in adipose tissue
Tuesday Dec 4 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Ada Chan
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Stephen Scherer
Title: Investigating the genetic architecture of different subtypes of autism spectrum disorder using whole genome sequencing
Tuesday Dec 4 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Syed Nabeel Shah and Shimin Shuai

Syed Nabeel Shah and Shimin Shuai

Syed Nabeel Shah
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor:
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Tuesday Nov 27 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Shimin Shuai
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Lincoln Stein
Title: Pan-Cancer Analysis of Non-coding Cancer Driver Mutations
Tuesday Nov 27 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Mila Mirceta and Kelli Fenelon

Mila Mirceta and Kelli Fenelon

Mila Mirceta
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Pearson
Title: Chromosome breakage at the disease associated C9orf72 repeat expansion
Tuesday Nov 20 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Kelli Fenelon
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Sevan Hopyan
Title: Nuclear Mechanotransduction in Limb Bud Morphogenesis
Tuesday Nov 20 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Kun Nie and Laura Campitelli

Kun Nie and Laura Campitelli

Kun Nie
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Quaid Morris
Title: New dsRBP motif finding approach reveals Stau1 binding preference
Tuesday Nov 13 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Laura Campitelli
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Tim Hughes
Title: Reconstructing the evolutionary history of human endogenous retroelements
Tuesday Nov 13 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Monika Schmidt and Neeti Vashi

Monika Schmidt and Neeti Vashi

Monika Schmidt
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Chris Pearson
Title: Examining chromatin accessibility at the ALS-associated C9orf72 repeat expansion
Tuesday Nov 6 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Neeti Vashi
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Monica Justice
Title: Determining the mechanism for lung lipid defects in a Mecp2-mutant mouse model for Rett syndrome
Tuesday Nov 6 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Julie Marocha and Roshane Francis

Julie Marocha and Roshane Francis

Julie Marocha
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Julie Lefebvre
Title: Spacing Out: The Clustered Protocadherins regulate Purkinje cell dendrite organization
Tuesday Oct 30 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Roshane Francis
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Tae-Hee Kim
Title: Delineating the role of master transcription factors in gut development and disease
Tuesday Oct 30 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Keith Lawson and Sofiia Ivantsiv

Keith Lawson and Sofiia Ivantsiv

Keith Lawson
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Jason Moffatt and Laurie Ailles
Title: Mapping genetic interactions for the discovery and translation of novel cancer therapeutic strategies
Tuesday Oct 23 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Sofiia Ivantsiv
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Sabine Cordes
Title: The roles of Linear ubiquitin in developmental cell biology
Tuesday Oct 23 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Andrew Shuen and Samantha Ing Esteves

Andrew Shuen and Samantha Ing Esteves

Andrew Shuen
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Pearson
Title: A functional assay for the diagnosis of constitutional mismatch repair deficiency from non-neoplastic tissue
Tuesday Oct 16 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Samantha Ing Esteves
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Julie Lefebvre
Title: Molecular and dynamic cellular determinants of dendrite self-avoidance in Starburst Amacrine Cells
Tuesday Oct 16 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Jenica Van Gennip and Juntao Mai

Jenica Van Gennip and Juntao Mai

Jenica Van Gennip
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Ciruna
Title: Investigating the Role for Neuroinflammation in the Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Scoliosis
Tuesday Oct 9 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Juntao Mai
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Jun Liu
Title: Functional characterization of the 6C sRNA in mycobacteria
Tuesday Oct 9 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Lauren Tracey and Erin Oi-Yan Wong

Lauren Tracey and Erin Oi-Yan Wong

Lauren Tracey
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Monica Justice
Title: The Pluripotency Regulator Prdm14 Hijacks Hematopoietic Regulatory Cbfa2t3 to Initiate Leukemia in Mice
Tuesday Oct 2 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Erin Oi-Yan Wong
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. William Navarre
Title: Developing Defined Microbiota to Model Inflammation in The Mouse Gut
Tuesday Oct 2 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Chris Onderisin and Yeji An

Chris Onderisin and Yeji An

Chris Ondersin
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Ian Scott
Title: Deeply Conserved Cardiac Enhancers Guide Zebrafish Heart Regeneration
Tuesday Sep 25 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Yeji An
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Sean Egan
Title: A Novel Mouse Model For Invasive Lobular Carcinoma: Platform For Therapy Development
Tuesday Sep 25 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116