Single Cell Analysis Symposium

March 12, 2014 @ the University of Pennsylvania

Hold the date for this all-day symposium. Speakers include Nancy Allbritton, Helen Blau, Chi Dang, Jim Eberwine, Junhyong Kim, Christopher Murray, Garry Nolan, Arjun Raj and Sherman Weissman.

More details and registration here for this free event.


The next frontier in the genome sciences will be developing technology that captures novel quantitative biological measurements ... more about genomics


Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

Meets every two months or as needed. Advises in all scientific issues related to Penn Genome Frontiers Institute, including recruitment, core facility development and pilot grant awards.

Oversight Committee

Meets twice a year for regular meetings and ad hoc as needed. Oversees the financial support of the institute, strategic missions and coordinates the interschool sponsorship of the institute. The oversight committee consists of representatives from the Dean's offices of each of the stakeholder schools-Arts and Sciences (SAS), Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Medicine (SOM) and Veterinary Medicine (SVM). It is chaired by the Provost's representative. The committee's meeting schedule is coordinated by the Vice President for Research's office.

PGFI Announcements

The PGFI Fall 2013 Newsletter can be viewed here.

Educational Facility Professional Development Workshops can be applied for here.



Based at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Genome Frontiers Institute (PGFI) is a university-wide institute dedicated to the advancement of the interdisciplinary field of genomics research. PGFI fosters collaborations and scientific exchange across biology, veterinary medicine, pharmacology, medicine, genetics, microbiology, engineering, physics, chemistry and psychology. Our mission...