Genomics Education Partnership

Workshops

  • Faculty Alumni Workshop
    June 15-18, 2014
  • Faculty Alumni Workshop
    July 12-15, 2014
  • Faculty Alumni Workshop
    August 2-5, 2014
  • Faculty/TA Workshop
    August 10-15, 2014
  • Faculty/TA Workshop
    January 4-9, 2015

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Contacts

  • GEP Program Director:
    Sarah C. R. Elgin
  • Technical Director:
    Chris Shaffer
  • Chief Technical / Teaching Assistant:
    Wilson Leung

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About GEP

The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership is to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in genomics research. GEP is a collaboration between a growing number of primarily undergraduate institutions and the Biology Dept and Genome Center of Washington University in St. Louis. Participating undergraduates learn to take raw sequence data to high quality finished sequence, and to annotate genes and other features, leading to analysis of a question in genomics and research publication. GEP organizes research projects and provides training/collaboration workshops for PUI faculty and teaching assistants. Workshops are fully supported, including participant travel.

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Sequence Tally

Total bases finished to high quality: 7,615,693

Student Quotes

"I seriously think this should be the model for all biology courses."

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Publications

  • Leung, W. et al. 2010. Genetics, Vol. 185, 1519-1534. Evolution of a Distinct Genomic Domain in Drosophila: Comparative Analysis of the Dot Chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila virilis
  • Shaffer, C.D. et al. 2010, CBE Life Sci Educ 9(1): 55-69. The Genomics Education Partnership
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