Katie is co-author on an op/ed piece in the SF Chronicle about the impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on scientists without childcare and schools.
Read about data science efforts at Gladstone!
Kathleen Keough did an evolutionary analysis that predicts a broad host range of SARS-COV-2 across vertebrates, suggesting humans could infect endangered species and domesticated animals. Read the pre-print.
We’re very proud of the work Alex Pico and colleagues are doing to develop network based data resources for COVID-19 research. Read about it here.
Read about our lab’s contributions to team science to elucidate causes of heart disease.
Katie was selected as a Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology recognizing the lab’s outstanding contributions to the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics! Read the story here.
On March 5, 2020, Katie will be speaking at an Exploratorium After Dark event BioFutures: Exploring Human Microbes Through Big Data. Detail and tickets here.
Congratulations Annamarie (Pre-doc) and Xiaofan (Post-doc) for being award the PhRMA Fellowship!
We are excited to start work on a new program project grant on 3D genome folding and epigenetics in cardiac developmental gene regulatory networks.
Gladstone’s science was featured on Headline News. Watch the long and short versions of the video.
Katie Pollard is the new director of the UCSF Bioinformatics Graduate Program. Read the story.
Happy 40th Anniversary Gladstone! Katie was proud to speak about “Design for Inference” at our celebratory symposium.
Congratulations to the lab on publishing our 20th paper this year! Let’s keep up the amazing work.
We are founding members of the new UCSF Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine. Read more about the mission in this story.
Our assembly and comparative genomics analysis of the Komodo dragon genome revealed positive selection and gene family expansions associated with this lizard’s amazing traits. Check out the paper, story, and New York Times coverage.
Hassan was featured in a podcast about DNA shape and our algorithm ShapeMF.
We published a manuscript about sequencing the Komodo dragon genome and using comparative genomics to understand the genetic basis of this species’ unique traits. Check out the story.
We are organizing a Microbiome Symposium at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub on September 30, 2019.
Katie Pollard was featured in the podcast Human about different perspectives on what makes us human.
Our manuscript on discovering >2000 new human microbiome species and their disease associations through metagenome-assembled-genomes appeared in Nature. Check out the Press release.