Annual Retreat

 

4th Annual Retreat

The 2021 GGI Retreat


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Save the date! The fourth annual GGI retreat will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Hunt Library on NC State's Centennial Campus. The GGI Annual Retreat welcomes new graduate students and new faculty, highlights the research of GGI laboratories and Research Interest Groups, and features discussions about GGS graduate student recruitment and admission strategies.

Date: August 20, 2021

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gene Robinson, Professor of Entomology and Director of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location Address: Duke Energy Hall CD, Hunt Library

IN-PERSON Registration: Link

ZOOM Registration: Link

Schedule of Events: See below!

Questions? Please contact Dr. Fred Gould and Jenni Wilson with any questions: fgould@ncsu.edu and jenni_wilson@ncsu.edu

Full Program for GGI 4th Annual Retreat

 

Schedule of Events

09:00 AM      Opening Remarks, Welcome, and Updates from the GGI Executive Committee
– Seminar Series
– Research Interest Groups (RIGs)
– New Faculty
– GG Scholars Program (Cohort, Curriculum, & Recruiting)
– Initiative vs. Academy
– GN & FG Merger
– Discussion

10:30 AM    Coffee Break & Posters

11:00 AM     Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gene Robinson, Sociogenomics: The Molecular Biology that Links Nature and Nurture

12:00 PM     Provided Lunch & Posters

01:30 PM     Science Talks: Session 1

03:00 PM    Coffee Break & Posters

03:30 PM     Science Talks: Session 2

04:45 PM     GGI Contest Winners Announced & GGI Paper of the Year Presentation

05:05 PM     Closing Remarks & Poster Awards

Profile: Keynote Speaker Dr. Gene Robinson

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2021 Retreat Sponsors

         

 

Past Retreats

2020 Retreat

Date: August 29, 2020

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gregory Wray, Professor of Biology and Director of the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology, Duke University

Location Address: Zoom

Registration: CLOSED. Registration is FREE.

Schedule and Full Retreat Program can be viewed below.

Full retreat program: View program

Schedule of Events

09:00 AM      Opening Remarks, Welcome, and Updates from the GGI Executive Committee
– Seminar Series
– GGI Contest Winners
– Research Interest Groups (RIGs)
– New Faculty
– GG Scholars Program (Cohort, Curriculum, & Recruiting)
– Director Search
– Discussion

10:30 AM      Break & Sponsor Meetings

11:00 AM     Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gregory Wray
“No Gene Is An Island: The Evolutionary Causes and Consequences of Gene Interactions”

12:00 PM     Lunch Break & Sponsor Meetings

01:00 PM     External Sponsor Presentations

01:15 PM     Science Talks: Session 1

02:30 PM      Break & Sponsor Meetings

03:00 PM     Internal Sponsor Presentations

03:15 PM     Science Talks: Session 2

04:15 PM     GGI paper of the Year Presentation

05:00 PM     Adjourn

2020 Retreat Sponsors:

2019 Retreat

Date: August 19, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished professor of Biomedical Engineering, NCSU

Location Address: 2450 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Parking is FREE.

Registration Deadline: Friday August 9, 2019 (CLOSED).

Registration: Registration includes breakfast, buffet lunch, refreshments, and coffee breaks. Registration is FREE.

Schedule and Full Retreat Program can be viewed below.

Full retreat program: View program

Schedule of Events

08:30 AM     Registration and Breakfast

09:00 AM     Welcome and Updates: The Future of GGI
– Seminar Series
– Research Interest Groups (RIGs)
– GGI Graduate Training Program and Curriculum
– And more!

10:30 AM     Coffee Break

11:00 AM     Keynote Speaker: Dr. Frances Ligler
“On being a Gemini: Combining science and engineering to help people”

12:00 PM     Lunch Buffet and Poster Presentations

01:30 PM     Science Talks: Session 1

03:00 PM     Coffee Break and Poster Presentations

03:30 PM     Science Talks: Session 2

05:00 PM     Adjourn

2019 Retreat Sponsors: