Graduate Program Annual Retreat

The Genetics Graduate Program Annual Retreat is held in the Fall of each year to promote interaction between members of the genetics program community on campus.

The 2023 Retreat will be held on Friday, September 15, 2023 at the Pyle Center.

All Genetics graduate students and mentors should attend. Genetics post-docs and lab staff are also encouraged to attend.

2023 Schedule

8:30am Registration begins
9:00-9:45am Networking and Breakfast
10:00-10:45am Plenary Talk- Brenna Henn, UC Davis
11:00-11:45am Poster Session #1
12:00-12:30pm Lightning Talks #1
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:00pm State of the Graduate Program- Nicole Perna
2:15-3:00pm Poster Session #2
3:15-4:00pm Community News and Updates
*Genetics Department Diversity Committee Updates- Emma Howell
*Summer research programs: Opening doors for aspiring scientists- David Wassarman
*XULA partnership- Francisco Pelegri
4:15-5:00pm Lightning Talks #2
5:00-5:15pm Awards and Closing