Matt Lorincz, Ph.D. – VAI Seminar Series

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Matt Lorincz, Ph.D. – VAI Seminar Series

March 30 @ 12:00 pm

Chromatin-guided DNA methylation: Insights from the mouse germline & early embryo

Dr. Matthew Lorincz is a Full Professor and Interim Head of the Department of Medical Genetics at University of British Columbia, where he has worked since 2005. Dr. Lorincz received his doctoral degree from Sandford University and then worked for Drs. David Martin and Mark Groudine as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Lorincz has been the recipient of many awards during his career including, CIHR, New Investigator Award in 2010 and the UBC, Department of Medical Genetics Basic Science Teaching award in 2015. Dr. Lorincz has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, an h-index of 35, and over 6,000 citations.

Research in the Lorincz lab focusses on dissecting the interplay between covalent histone modifications, DNA methylation and transcription in embryonic and germline development, using the mouse as a model system.

Speaker Information

Matthew Lorincz, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Head
Department of Medical Genetics
University of British Columbia

Time & Location

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

12:00 p.m.

Van Andel Institute, Rooms 3104/3105

Host: Scott Rothbart, Ph.D.

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March 30
12:00 pm
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MI United States