UF Compbio / Genomics Journal Club

Sponsored by the McKnight Brain Institute

The Computational biology / Genomics Journal Club takes place every Monday at noon. Please see the table below for a list of upcoming journal clubs with their locations. This journal club is sponsored by the McKnight Brain Institute. Food is usually provided.

Announcements for upcoming journal clubs are distributed through the COMPBIOJC-L mailing list. To subscribe, please send an email to listserv@lists.ufl.edu containing the line “subscribe COMPBIOJC-L (your first name) (your last name)”.

If you would like to present at this Journal Club, please use the signup form at the bottom of this page.

Note: the Journal Club is currently on hiatus for the summer. Below are the presentations that took place over the past semester.


Date Location Speaker Paper
March 6 CGRC 133 James Thomas (Swanson Lab) Widespread intron retention diversifies most cancer transcriptomes (Dvinge & Bradley, Genome Med 2015).
March 13 BMS JG32 Lance Denes (Wang Lab) Guo JU and Bartel DP. RNA G-quadruplexes are globally unfolded in eukaryotic cells and depleted in bacteria. Science 353, 2017. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf5371
March 27 CGRC 133 Amrutha Pattamatta (Ranum Lab) Neri F et al. Intragenic DNA methylation prevents spurious transcription initiation Nature, 543, 2017. doi: 10.1038/nature21373
April 3 CGRC 133 Lauren McIntyre RNA-Seq discussion
April 17 BMS JG32 Alison Morse (McIntyre Lab) Identification of viral integration sites:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28361674
https://genomemedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13073-015-0126-6
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26166306
April 24 CGRC 133 Cecile Pereira (Conesa Lab) Blais EM et al. Reconciled rat and human metabolic networks for comparative toxicogenomics and biomarker predictions Nature Communications, 14250 (2017). doi: 10.1038/ncomms14250
May 15 BMS JG32 Manuel Tardaguila (Conesa Lab) Qiu X, Hill A, Packer J, Lin D, Ma YA and Trapnell C. Single-cell mRNA quantification and differential analysis with Census Nature Methods 14, 309–315(2017). doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4150



CompBio JC signup

If you would like to volunteer to present at the CompBio Journal club, please fill in this form indicating your name and email, your preferred date, and the details of the paper you would like to present (including a link to it if possible). We will evaluate your proposal and get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you!