Opening remarks from Edison Liu, M.D.
President and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory
Featuring keynote speaker: Manolis Kellis, Ph.D.
Professor, Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Member, Broad Institute
Director, MIT Computational Biology Group
Including updates from core facilities
Center for Genome Innovation
Computational Biology Core
Single Cell Genomics Facility
Microbial Analysis, Resources and Services Facility
Showcasing research from our faculty
Ming Xu, Ph.D.
UConn Center on Aging and the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Jelena Erceg, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut
Olga Anczukȯw, Ph.D.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Mukul Bansal Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut
Sarah Knutie, Ph.D.
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
Offering Breakout Sessions with our Vendors
Oxford Nanopore Technologies
Presenting a Virtual Poster Session
Highlighting the work of graduate students and postdoctoral associates.
Attention Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Associates! Call for Posters:
Poster presentations are open to all UConn and JAX graduate students and postdoctoral associates. This is a great opportunity for training and exposure!
Submission Deadline: May 4, 2021 to Jessica Williamson at Jessica.Williamson@uconn.edu
Please submit presenter name, affiliated lab and title. Abstract optional and limited to 250 words.
Final poster must be submitted no later than May 11.
It's optional, but encouraged, to include a video to a brief lightening talk.
The specification for posters and lightning talks is as follows:
Max size: A0
Max File Size: 8mb
Format: H.264 .mp4
Resolution: 540p minimum / 1080p max
Max file size: 50mb per minute of recording (e.g. 3 minute video, maximum of 150mb)
Awards: Prizes will be given to best poster, best lightening talk and most creative poster.