Speaker: Travis Glenn, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia
Event Date: 4/16/2015
Event Times: 12:05-1:00 pm
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Dr. Glenn was a mid-western farm kid who studied agricultural biotechnology, natural resource management, conservation genetics, and evolutionary biology. He has been developing new DNA tools and collaborating widely since his PhD work using microsatellite DNA loci at the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian.
He worked at the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Lab for 9 years before joining the Department of Environmental Health Science in the College of Public Health at UGA in 2008. He served as the faculty director of the Georgia Genomics Facility at UGA from 2008 through 2012. His research now focuses on developing novel sequence-capture techniques and next-generation DNA sequencing assays to improve public health.