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GENETICS & EPIGENETICS PROGRAM EVENTS

G&E Monthly Program Events
-- G&E GEM Student Seminar Series. Two students present their thesis research in 20-minute talks. Everyone welcome!

--G&E Faculty Insight Series. Informal dialog (without slides) with a faculty member about their career and how they have navigated scientific challenges. Speakers in last year included Drs. Richard Behringer, Swathi Arur, Francesca Cole, Georgios Karras, Jichao Chen & Michelle Hildebrandt. Everyone welcome!

2021 G&E EVENTS

G&E Spring Career SymposiumApril 23, 2021. Symposium Information

G&E Faculty Insight Series with Dr. George Eisenhoffer: March 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

G&E Winter Rotation Talks: March 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm

G&E Historical Perspectives in Science Inagural Lecture: February 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm: Dr. Nicole Nelson, Univ. Wisconsin-Madison

G&E Lunar New Year Event: February 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

G&E and Neuroscience 2021 Virtual Arts Showcase: January 27-29, 2021. More information and Exhibitor Program


2020 G&E EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

G&E Faculty Meeting: December 11, 2020 at 11:00 am - Zoom
G&E Fall Rotation Talks: December 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm - Zoom
G&E Directors Roundtable with StudentsDecember 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm - Zoom
2020 G&E Annual Retreat (November 6-7, 2020 over Zoom). https://gsbs.uth.edu/genetics-and-epigenetics/ge-retreat
G&E Faculty Insight Series with Dr. Jichao Chen (December 17, 2020) - Zoom
A series of G&E virtual student gatherings were held April through June - Webex/Zoom
G&E Student PhD Thesis Defense Seminars, Fall 2020 - Congratulations!!
   -December 3rd: Vanja Stankic (Advisor, Dr. Rachel Miller)
   -November 5th: Sydney Moyer (Advisor, Dr. Gigi Lozano)
   -November 4th: Sara Martin (Advisor, Dr. Richard Wood)
   -November 2nd: John Rose (Advisor, Dr. Giulio Draetta)
   -October 28th: Danielle Little (Advisor, Dr. Jichao Chen)
   -October 19th: Alem Belachew (Advisor, Dr. Michelle Hildebrandt)
GEM Student Seminar Series (February 13, 2020 at Noon). Location: GSBS Large Classroom and Smithville Auditorium
G&E / QS Lunar New Year Celebration (February 10, 2020 at 3:00p). Location: GSBS Commons
G&E Program Faculty Meeting (January 29, 2020 at 12:00p).  Location: GSBS Large Classroom; Smithville C102.
Directors Roundtable Lunch with Students (January 22, 2020 at 12:30p).  
G&E Program Faculty Meeting (June 23, 2020 at 11:00a) -Zoom
Directors Roundtable Lunch with Students (June 18, 2020 at 11:00a) - Zoom

2019 G&E EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

2019 G&E Annual Retreat - November 8-9, 2019, Galveston, Texas
G&E Rotation Talks (3 times/year)
G&E Illustrator Class (September 26, 2019)
G&E and Neuroscience Annual Arts ShowcaseOnstead Forum, MD Anderson

G&E New Student Orientation Presentation 
G&E Ice Cream Social & Cookie Decorating Contest, Onstead Forum
G&E Elevator Speech Contest (June 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm). 
G&E Directors Roundtable Lunch with Students
GEM Student Seminar Series (Monthly)
G&E 2019 Spring Career Symposium at MD Anderson Science Park, Smithville, Texas
G&E Lunar New Year Event 
Thesis defense seminars

2018 G&E EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

2018 G&E Annual Retreat - September 22-23, 2018, Lake Conroe, Texas
G&E Ice Cream Social & Cookie Decorating Contest
G&E Arts Showcase
2018 G&E Research Symposium April 12, 2018
G&E First Annual G&E Research Symposium (April 12, 2018)
G&E Rotation Talks (three times/year)
G&E Lunar New Year Event
G&E Ugly Sweater Afternoon Jingle & Mingle Networking Event

G&E Halloween Ice Cream Social and Cookie Decorating Event
G&E Lunch and Program Orientation for First Year Students
Thesis Defense Seminars

Program events and activities are organized by the G&E Community Committee throughout the year.