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2017 Bioinformatics and Genomics Retreat

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The 2017 Bioinformatics and Genomics retreat will be held on September 22nd and 23rd. The one and a half day retreat will feature Dr. Zhiping Weng from University of Massachusetts Medical School as the keynote speaker. There will also be a number of faculty and student talks as well as a workshop session on the September 23rd. The retreat is open to everyone and attendance is free, but everyone must register before September 15th.
22 September 2017 3:15 PM to 23 September 2017 4:00 PM
Life Sciences Bldg
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Register for the retreat

Please register here.

Lightning Talks

There will be two sessions of lightning talks by graduate students. Each talk is of 90 sec duration. You will be allowed one power point slide. If interested in presenting your work in this format, register here.


There will be a free hands-on workshop session entitled “Bioinformatics 101: Simple and Efficient Genomic & Transcriptomic Data Analysis” on Saturday afternoon.



Poster session

Students in the Bioinformatics and Genomics program are required to present a poster.

This is a great opportunity to discuss your research with faculty and students in the Bioinformatics and Genomics community at Penn State as well as with our distinguished keynote speaker!

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