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

PGFI Research Seminar 2012-2013

PGFI Research Seminar Series are at 3:00pm and held on every 3rd Tuesday of each month. To schedule a meeting with one of our speakers during their visit, please contact Danielle at


2012 Fall Seminar Series

Sept. 18, 2012
Dr. Len A. Pennacchio

DOE Joint Genome Institute

Oct. 16, 2012
Dr. Andrew Kasarskis
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Nov. 13, 2012
Frederic D. Bushman, PhD
University of Penn

Dec. 11, 2012
Dr. Shankar Subramaniam

University of California, San Diego

2013 Spring Semester

Jan. 15, 2013
Special GCB student-invited PGFI seminar speaker:
Dr. Ron Weiss

Feb. 19, 2013
Dr. Olga Troyanskaya

Mar. 19, 2013
Dr. Nevan Krogan

University of California, San Francisco

April 16, 2013
Dr. Brent Graveley

University of Connecticut Health Center

May 21, 2013
Dr. Barbara Wold

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...