The Inclusive Possibilities Cluster meets the second Monday of every month from 2:30-3:30 pm:

February 10, 2014, 2:30-3:30 (River Campus, Dewey 1-160A)
March 10, 2014, 2:30-3:30 (URMC Campus Room 2-1318, ACF B)
April 14, 2014, 2:30-3:30 (River Campus, Dewey 1-160A)
May 12, 2014, 2:30-3:30 (URMC Campus, Room 2-1318, ACF B)
June 9, 2014, 2:30-3:20 (River Campus, Dewey 1-160A)

Anyone interested in being a member of the cluster or for further information, please contact: Julia White at

University Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies (UCIS) Cluster in Epigenetics and Genome Stability with the Program in Pediatric Molecular and Personalized Medicine Presents

Alexander Garruss (Stowers Institute for Medical Research)
Anusha Nagari (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)

A Workshop on ChIP-Seq Bioinformatics — Friday, June 13

ChIP-sequencing is a powerful and widely used method for genome-wide mapping of epigenomic modifications and transcription factor binding. The most significant challenge in adopting chIP-sequencing to an existing research program is properly analyzing and presenting the enormous datasets that represent the output of this technique. In addition to the technical issues with applying genome-wide approaches, standards of practice in processing and publishing of chIP-sequencing are still emerging, and investigators are faced with a wide variety of possible tools to use.

To address this issue at the University of Rochester, the UCIS Cluster in Epigenetics and Genome Stability will host two experts in bioinformatic analysis of chIP-sequencing datasets. Anusha Nagari works with the group of Dr. W. Lee Kraus at the University of Texas Southwestern, and Alexander Garruss with the group of Dr. Ali Shilatifard at the Stowers Institute in Kansas City, MO. Both have extensive experience with analysis of chIP-sequencing. They will share their expertise in instructional lectures and a computer workshop. Lunch will be provided for workshop participants.

Instructional Seminar: 9-11:30 AM
Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

Computer Workshop: 1-4 PM
Nesbit Computer Room (G-7545)

Space will be limited for the computer workshop; please RSVP to

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