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Genetics Department Seminar Series: "ChRO-seq: A New Lens for Interpreting Genome Sequence"

I will introduce ChRO-seq, a new molecular tool to map the location of RNA polymerase, and a suite of machine learning tools designed to identify functional regions of the genome using ChRO-seq data. I will show how ChRO-seq is useful to identify causal DNA sequence variants that drive evolutionary changes in adaptive immunity in humans. Finally, I will use ChRO-seq to identify transcription factors that contribute to inter-tumor heterogeneity in cancer, using brain tumors as an example.

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  • Cornell University

    Charles Danko, PhD
    Professor

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Oct 201922Tuesday
11:30 AM12:30 PM
The Anlyan CenterN107, TAC Auditorium300 Cedar StreetNew Haven, CT