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Seminars & Events

Genetics Research-in-Progress seminar series 

Fridays, 12:30-1:30pm, Austrian Auditorium CRB

A weekly seminar series in which graduate students and postdoctoral fellows present formal 30-minute talks on their current research. All GGR students and GEN-TG trainees are required to speak annually.

Genetics and Cell & Developmental Biology Joint Seminar Series

Mondays, 12:15-1:15pm, BRB Auditorium

A weekly seminar series that features prominent speakers from outside of UPenn. Interested students and postdocs can sign up to have lunch with the speaker.

Penn Epigenetics Program Seminar Series

Penn Center for Bioinformatics (PCBI) Seminar series

Penn Genome Frontiers Institute (PGFI) Seminar series

Biostatistics Seminar Series

Genomics and Computational Biology (GCB) Chalk Talks

Bernard Cohen Memorial Lecture in Genetics

This annual Spring lecture brings a renowned geneticist to speak on campus. Interested students and postdocs can sign up to have lunch with the speaker.

Annual Genetics Symposium

This annual Fall symposium focuses on a different area of Genetics each year and features both faculty and student speakers, and presentation of the Tom Kadesch Prize in Genetics.

Genetics Final Friday socials (“FFF”)

Final Friday of the month, 4:30-6pm, 302 CRB

A monthly happy hour and dinner organized by GGR 3rd year students.

Genetics Journal Club

Thursdays, 12-1pm, 302 CRB

A bi-weekly journal club covering recent papers in human genetics and genomics.

Genetic Epidemiology and Statistics (GES) Journal Club

Tuesdays, 11am-noon, 235 Blockley

A bi-weekly journal club covering recent papers in epidemiology and statistical genetics

Genetics Career Forum

The annual Genetics Career Forum brings back alumni and other guests to tell students about career opportunities relevant to Genetics PhDs.