News from the Turner Lab
|September 27, 2021||Stephanie Sarkar presents “Optimized de novo variant calling in family trios using GPUs” Poster Presentation at WashU Undergrad Research Week 2021!||WashU Website|
|September 27, 2021||Eleanor Sams presents “Genomic Characterization of 9p Deletion and Duplication Syndromes” Video Poster Presentation at WashU Undergrad Research Week 2021!||WashU Website|
|July 13, 2021||Turner Lab publishes lab paper today! The paper entitled “Coding and noncoding variants in EBF3 are involved in HADDS and simplex autism” was published in Human Genomics.
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|May 26, 2021||Dr. Turner presents “Human Genomics in the New Era of Long-Read Sequencing” at the SMRT Leiden 2021 Young Investigator Virtual Conference.||PacBio Website|
|May 17, 2021||WashU undergraduate student Ani Kesanapally joins the lab!
|May 4, 2021||Dr. Turner presents “Identification and characterization of noncoding de novo variants in autism” at The International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) 2021 conference.||INSAR Website|
|April 20, 2021||Dr. Turner presents “Application of Long-read Sequencing in Human Genetics” at LabRoots Genetics Virtual Week 2021||LabRoots Website|
|April 19, 2021||Titilope Akinwe presents a poster entitled “CLUMP Analysis of Missense Mutations in the Context of Neurodevelopmental Disorders” at the National Human Genome Research Institute Conference||Meeting Website|
|April 12, 2021||Dr. Turner presents “Toward a One-Hour Genomic Workup” at NVIDIA GTC 2021 Conference||NVIDIA Website|
|April 6, 2021||Eleanor Sams is a 2021 BioSURF Award Recipient||WUSTL Website|
|April 1, 2021||Laura Metz joins the Turner lab as our lab manager!
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|March 26, 2021||Dr. Turner is an author on a new paper from the Gutmann laboratory entitled “Familial Lipomas Without Classic Neurofibromatosis-1 Caused by a Missense Germline NF1 Mutation” published in the journal Neurology Genetics.||PubMed Link|
|March 1, 2021||At the AGBT 2021 conference Jeffrey Ng presented a poster on a fast workflow to call de novo variants using GPU.||AGBT Conference Link|
|March 1, 2021||At the AGBT 2021 conference Zachary Payne presented a poster on a new reference genome for Chlamydomonas reinhardtii built using PacBio HiFi and Oxford Nanopore reads.
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|January 11, 2021||Dr. Turner is co-corresponding author on a paper in Scientific Reports, “Thousands of high-quality sequencing samples fail to show meaningful correlation between 5S and 45S ribosomal DNA arrays in humans.”||Pubmed Link|
|January 7, 2021||Dr. Turner is an author on a new paper from the laboratory of Dr. Gabe Haller. The paper “Rare and de novo coding variants in chromodomain genes in Chiari I malformation” was published in the American Journal of Human Genetics.||Pubmed Link|
|January 1, 2021||Bioinformatic Research Analyst Elvisa Mehinovic joins the lab!||Turner Lab Website|
|December 1-3, 2020||Undergraduate student Eleanor Sams presents a Video Poster Presentation “Predicting Autism Phenotypic Outcomes Based On Genotypic Information” at the WashU undergraduate symposium||WashU Undergraduate Symposium Website|
|November 30, 2020||Graduate student Evin Padhi gives a platform talk entitled “Analysis of 10,000 genomes identifies two enhancers with a significant excess of de novo variants in autism.” at the American Society of Human Genetics 2020 meeting.||ASHG meeting website|
|October 19, 2020||Dr. Turner gives an invited seminar at the New York Genome Center Neuropsychiatric Disease Working Group Evening Lecture
|September 14, 2020||WashU graduate student Dan Western begins a rotation in the lab!||Turner Lab Website|
|September 8, 2020||Titilope Akinwe joins the lab. Welcome!
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|June 15, 2020||Turner Lab publishes first lab paper today led by Jeffrey Ng and Eleanor Sams. The paper entitled “Precise Breakpoint Detection in a Patient With 9p- Syndrome” was published in the Pediatric Genetics special issue of Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies.||Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies Website|
|May 7, 2020||Zachary Payne joins the lab and will be co-mentored by Dr. Susan Dutcher!
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|May 7, 2020||Dr. Turner joins the editorial board of Genome Research||Genome Research Link|
|April 13, 2020||WashU graduate student Yoonhoo Chang begins a rotation in the Turner lab!|
|March 25, 2020||SPARK webinar by Dr. Tychele Turner, “Sex Bias and the Genetics of Autism”
|March 23, 2020||WashU graduate student Zachary Payne begins a rotation in the Turner and Dutcher labs!||joins|
|February 17, 2020||Evin Padhi joins the lab as the first graduate student!||Turner Lab Website|
|February 6, 2020||First lab lunch outing||Twitter Link|
|February 4, 2020||The lab received the Human Genetics SMRT Grant today from Pacific Biosciences||Pacific Biosciences Link|
|January 17, 2020||WashU graduate student Evin Padhi begins a rotation in the lab!||Turner Lab Website|
|January 13, 2020||WashU undergaduate Eleanor Sams joins the lab!||Turner Lab Website|
|January 9, 2020||Spectrum highlights our American Journal of Human Genetics paper||Spectrum Link|
|December 3, 2019||The American Society of Human Genetics Inside AJHG chat about our recent paper||ASHG Link|
|December 1, 2019||Bioinformatic Research Analyst Jeffrey Ng joins the lab!||Turner Lab Website|
|November 27, 2019||Our paper entitled “Sex-Based Analysis of De Novo Variants in Neurodevelopmental Disorders” is published in the American Journal of Human Genetics||AJHG Link|
|November 18, 2019||Dr. Turner gives an invited seminar at the Washington University Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center||IDDRC Link|
|November 12, 2019||WashU undergraduate Stephanie Sarkar joins the lab!||Turner Lab Website|
|October 16, 2019||Dr. Turner and Dr. Sumantra Chatterjee (New York University) moderate their invited session at the American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Houston, Texas. Dr. Turner also presents recent work in the genetics of autism.
|September 24, 2019||Our Early Career Investigator Commentary is online now in Biological Psychiatry||Biological Psychiatry Link|
|September 1, 2019||Turner Lab Opens||Twitter Link|
|August 26, 2019||The lab receives R00 funding from the National Institute of Mental Health. This is the next phase of Dr. Turner’s K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award.||WashU Genetics Link|
|January 7, 2019||Turner Lab to Open at Washington University School of Medicine in Fall 2019||WashU Genetics Link|