NHGRI Annual Conference

BIG trainees presented and attended at the NHGRI Research Training and Career Development Annual Meeting, April 7-9, 2019


2019 NHGRI Research Training and Career Development Annual Meeting 2019

The Annual Meeting is a venue for trainees supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in Genomic Sciences, Genomic Medicine and Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) fields to present their research and form collaborations with other trainees and established researchers from training programs across the United States.

BIG attendees of the 2019 NHGRI

BIG students at NHGRI 2019

BIG Students at 2019 NHGRI

BIG Students at 2019 NHGRI

BIG Students at 2019 NHGRI

BIG Student at 2019 NHGRI

BIG Student at 2019 NHGRI

BIG Students Aparna Tiffany and Katy at 2019 NHGRI

2018 NHGRI Conference

BIG trainees presented at the NHGRI Research Training and Career Development Annual Meeting,
March 18-20, 2018.

Katherine Lachance - PFinderAlison BartonZack ChiangTiffany AmariutaVinayak ViswanadhamGaurav LuthriaRyan CollinsJacob Luber

Many BIG students attended and presented posters at the annual NHGRI Training and Career Development Annual Meeting which was held at the University of California Los Angeles over March 18-20, 2018.
Presentations from the Harvard Medical School BIG trainees included:

  • Siranush Sarkizova presented her poster “Refining the rules of immune recognition to support selection of personalized tumor vaccine targets”
  • Alison Barton presented her poster “Somatic Mutation Rate of the X Chromosome in Non-Cancer Samples”
  • Eric Bartell presented his poster “Genetic studies of body proportion (sitting height ratio) shed light on the genetics and recent evolution of human skeletal growth”
  • Zack Chiang presented his poster “Computational Tools for In Situ Sequencing”
  • Tiffany Amariuta presented her poster, “Sites of transcriptional regulation mediated by T-bet tag SNPs that explain a large proportion of rheumatoid arthritis heritability”
  • Vinayak Viswanadham presented his poster “Correcting widespread Tn5 transposition bias in ATAC-seq footprinting”
  • Gaurav Luthria presented his poster “Towards Translational Deep Phenotyping: Quantitative Single Cell Imaging of In Vivo Tumor Morphology”
  • Katherine Lachance presented her poster “PFinder: A computational tool to identify genomic regions affected by perturbation”
  • Ryan Collins presented his poster “Rare copy-number variants in 102,257 humans highlight triplosensitive genes and noncoding cis-regulatory loci as risk factors in disease”
  • Jacob Luber presented his poster “Metagenomic and Functional Analysis of the Elite Athlete Identify a Performance-Promoting Microbiome”