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MARCH 2023

Katie was featured in a UCSF short documentary for International Women’s Day.


We were honored by a gift from the L.K. Whittier Foundation that awards Katie with a named directorship of the Gladstone Institute of Data Science and Biotechnology.


Sean Whalen’s recent papers dissected the function and evolution of Human Accelerated Regions with machine learning and massively parallel reporter assays. Read the about the Neuron study here and our Annual Review here. His approach was covered in a story from the Simons Foundation.


Graduate student Maureen Pittman was chosen as a finalist for the Epstein Award for excellence in human genetics research and gave a great talk at ASHG 2022!

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