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Michael Elowitz, PhD

Michael Elowitz - Many-to-Many Networks: Multifunctional Modules for Multicellularity

Dr. Michael Elowitz of the California Institute of Technology presents the June 2024 Monthly Seminar on Physical Genomics
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Steve Jacobsen, PhD

Steve Jacobsen - Mechanisms and Applications of DNA Methylation and Gene Silencing in Plants

Dr. Steve Jacobsen of UCLA presents the May 2024 Monthly Seminar on Physical Genomics.
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Masashi Narita, PhD

Masashi Narita - Gene Regulation in Cellular Senescence

Dr. Masashi Narita of Cancer Research UK presents the keynote lecture at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Symposium Q&A

Morning Q&A Session

Profs. Narita, Lakadamyali and Huang answer audience questions at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Fang Huang, PhD

Fang Huang - Ultra-Resolution Imaging Through Deep Tissue and a New Information-Based Theoretical Resolution Limit

Dr. Fang Huang of Purdue University presents an invited talk at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Melike Lakadamyali, PhD

Melike Lakadamyali - Super-Resolution Imaging of Chromatin Structure and Dynamics in Health & Disease

Dr. Melike Lakadamyali of the University of Pennsylvania presents an invited talk at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Joe Wakim, PhD

Joseph Wakim - Modeling of Nucleosome Clustering in Euchromatin Resulting from Interactions Between Reader Proteins

Joseph Wakim of the Spakowitz Lab at Stanford University presents an invited talk at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Karmella Haynes, PhD

Karmella Haynes - Investigating Gene Activation Dynamics in Human Polycomb Chromatin with Synthetic Reader-Effectors

Dr. Karmella Haynes of Emory University presents an invited talk at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Allison Squires, PhD

Allison Squires - Capturing Biomolecular Interactions at Single-Molecule Level via ABEL Trap Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Dr. Allison Squires of the University of Chicago presents an invited talk at the 2024 Symposium on Physical Genomics
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Pietro Berico - 3D Chromatin Rewiring During Melanoma Phenotypic Transition

Pietro Berico - 3D Chromatin Rewiring During Melanoma Phenotypic Transition

Dr. Pietro Berico of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine presents the March 2024 Seminar on Physical Genomics
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Erez Lieberman Aiden - Fossils of Ancient Chromosomes

Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden of Baylor College of Medicine presents the February 2024 Seminar on Physical Genomics
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Anna Lappala - The X Factor: Unveiling the Secrets of the X-Chromosome with Data-Driven 3D Modeling

Dr. Anna Lappala of Harvard University presents the January 2024 Seminar on Physical Genomics
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Towards an Understanding of Chromatin Remodeler Function in Mammalian Development at Single-Cell Resolution

David Gorkin - Towards an Understanding of Chromatin Remodeler Function in Mammalian Development at Single-Cell Resolution

Dr. David Gorkin of Emory University presents the October 2023 Monthly Seminar on Physical Genomics
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BME Seminar Series: Dr. Nicola Neretti

Dr. Nicola Neretti: Transcriptional and Nuclear Changes in Cellular Senescence

Dr. Nicola Neretti of Brown University presents the November 2023  BME Seminar Series

Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Cancer and Physical Sciences Program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering

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Genomics and Transcriptomics of Heart Disease

Igor Efimov - Genomics and Transcriptomics of Heart Disease

Dr. Igor Efimov of Northwestern University presents the September 2023 Monthly Seminar on Physical Genomics
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Nick Gilbert - Gene Structure Heterogeneity and Loop Extrusion Drive Transcriptional Noise in Human Cells

Dr. Nick Gilbert of the University of Edinburgh presents the August 2023 Monthly Seminar on Physical Genomics
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Physical Genomics Training Program Research Showcase

Graduate trainees in the T32 Physical Genomics Training Program at CPGE present their research, with talks by Jorin Graham, Sophia Lamperis and Lucas Carter.
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Bas van Steensel - Probing Principles of Genome Organization and Function

Dr. Bas van Steensel of the Netherlands Cancer Institute presents the June 2023 Monthly Seminar on Physical Genomics.
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Clodagh O'Shea

Dr. Clodagh O'Shea - Cracking the Nuclear Codes: Finding Order in Chaos

Dr. Clodagh O'Shea of the Salk Institute of Biological Studies delivers the keynote lecture at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Dr. Chuan He

Dr. Chuan He - RNA Methylation in Chromatin Regulation

Dr. Chuan He of the University of Chicago presents his research at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Dr. Song Li

Dr. Song Li - Mechano-Epigenetics for Cell Engineering

Dr. Song Li of the University of California, Los Angeles presents his research at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Gary Karpen, PhD

Dr. Gary Karpen - New Insights into Formation, Organization and Function of Heterochromatin Condensates

Dr. Gary Karpen of the University of California, Berkeley presents his latest research at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics.
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Dr. Carolyn Larabell

Dr. Carolyn Larabell - Quantitative Imaging of Nuclear Organization

Dr. Carolyn Larabell of the University of California, San Francisco presents her research at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics and Engineering.
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Question and Answer Part I

Question and Answer - Part I

The invited speakers at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics answer questions from the audience. Part one of two.
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Question and Answer Part Two

Question and Answer - Part Two

The invited speakers at the 2023 Symposium on Physical Genomics answer questions from the audience. Part two of two.
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Physical Genomics Training Program Seminar - Feb. 15, 2022

Dr. Vadim Backman, Director of the Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering at Northwestern University, and PGTP Administrator Dr. Jayms Peterson provide an overview of the NIH T32 Physical Genomics Training Program at Northwestern and discuss exciting developments in this fascinating new field of convergent science.
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2021 Symposium on Physical Genomics

The 2021 Symposium featured lectures by world-renowned scientists including Dr. Richard Kriwacki, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Dr. Melike Lakadamyali, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Andrew Spakowitz, Stanford University; Dr. Vivek Shenoy, University of Pennsylvania; and Dr. Song Li, UCLA.

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WWT/CPGE Seminar: A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist

This seminar provides insights into the reality of a career in data science and an overview of a unique collaboration between World Wide Technology, which provides technology and supply chain services with a focus on the enterprise commercial, public and telecom service provider sectors, and Northwestern’s Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering (CPGE)
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CPGE Director Vadim Backman: Epidemics That Changed Human History

As part 1 of the Biomedical Engineering Department's COVID-19: Historical Context and Current Knowledge series, Professor Vadim Backman seeks to put the COVID-19 pandemic into its historical context. Backman ranks a set of 10 infectious diseases and pandemics, arguing that microbes and bacteria may have altered the course of human history to a larger degree than great leaders, individuals, and wars.
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