Demand for BroadE workshops is so high that they often fill quickly. To manage demand, we are continuing to increase the number of times we offer our workshops, and we have implemented a one-week registration period for all BroadE workshops. Participants are selected from the pool of applicants who register during this period.
Everyone who registers has an equal chance of being accepted. Registrants are given a priority number at random, and registrants with high priority numbers are put on a participant list. This list may be revised to ensure that BroadE workshops reach a diverse group of Broadies based on the following factors:
- the applicant’s home institution
- the applicant’s lab
- whether the applicant has previously participated in this particular workshop
- whether the applicant was previously waitlisted for this particular workshop
- whether the applicant was previously selected to attend this particular workshop and failed to attend without notifying the BroadE organizers
We offer our most popular workshops several times throughout the year. If you are not selected to attend a workshop the first time you register, we encourage you to apply for a future session.
In this virtual workshop, we will provide an overview of Deep Mutational Scanning pooled screens, and discuss issues for which these assays seem uniquely beneficial. We will also cover common experiment types for which Deep Mutational Scanning would be a poor choice. We will walk through an example of CDK6 deep mutational scanning experiments, discuss the process of collaborating with the Genetic Perturbation Platform on these experiments, and touch on sub-saturating alternative mutagenesis techniques available.
Primer on Medical and Population Genetics
The Primer on Medical and Population Genetics series includes informal discussions of basic topics relevant to medical and population genetics by speakers drawn from across the Broad community. The target audience includes technicians, grad students, postdocs, and established investigators just entering the field of complex trait genetics with the goal of bringing all up to speed on basic principles of human genetic variation, genotyping and sequencing methods, statistics, and analysis.
Please note: When the weekly MPG meeting is cancelled (due to weather, conflicting events, etc.), primers are also cancelled.
September - January