CIGars - Center for Integrative Genomics Advanced Research Seminar

The Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) holds a monthly advanced research seminar (CIGars) with two presentations given by graduate students and post-docs. Each presentation is approximately 25 minutes with five minutes for questions. These talks are directed to graduate students and post-docs but are open to anyone who is interested in the topics. 

Genetic Ancestry Inference at Biobank Scale"

Shivam Sharma, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Bioinformatics Ph.D. Program – King Jordan, Ph.D., Advisor Georgia Tech   

“Sick Individuals Sick Populations: A Test of the Rose Hypothesis for Health Disparities"

Sonali Gupta, Research Scientist with the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory (ABiL)      

This is a great opportunity to: 

  • Improve your presentation skills as a speaker
  • Communicate science, research, and technology to an audience with diverse backgrounds
  • Practice giving your talk for an upcoming conference, thesis defense, or qualifying oral exams
  • Enjoy free lunch and hear about a wide range of work happening in the local bioscience community