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Andrew Kern
Andrew Kern
Assistant Professor
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(848) 445-3986
(732) 445-6920
Nelson C217
604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8082

Research

My lab focuses on studying genomic variation within and between populations through the lens of evolution. This means that we are alternately interested in using evolutionary signals in genetic variation to find functional elements in genomes as well as understanding the forces that create and maintain genetic variation. To these ends we rely on computational and statistical approaches to glean information from large, genomic sequence data sets.

Publications

B. Kolaczkowski*, A. D. Kern*, A. Holloway, and D. J. Begun. Genomic differentiation between temperate and tropical Australian populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics, 187(1): 245-260, 2011. *these authors contributed equally.

B. Kolaczkowski, D. Hupalo, A. D. Kern. Recurrent adaptation in RNA-interference genes across the Drosophila phylogeny. Mol. Biol. Evol., 28(2): 1033-1042, 2011.

A. D. Kern and D. Haussler. A Population Genetic Hidden Markov Model for Detecting Genomic Regions Under Selection. Mol. Biol. Evol., 27(7):1673-1685, 2010.

S. Katzman*, A. D. Kern*, G. Bejerano, G. Fewell, L. Fulton, R. Wilson, D. Haussler. Human genome ultraconserved elements are ultraselected. Science 317:915, 2007. *these authors contributed equally.

The ENCODE consortium. The ENCODE pilot project: functional annotation of 1% of the human genome. Nature, 447: 799-816, 2007.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

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20180226.120000Mon, Feb 26, 2018 @ 12:00pm
"Epigenetic plasticity and antiangrogen resistance in prostate cancer"Genetics/Human Genetics InstituteSpeaker: David W. Goodrich, Ph.D.
David W. Goodrich, Ph.D. / Professor of Oncology / Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Education / Roswell Park Institute / NY
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Life Sciences Building
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145 Bevier Road, Piscataway, NJ
20180402.120000Mon, Apr 02, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Department of Genetics Seminar Series Genetics/Human Genetics InstituteSpeaker: Dr. Ting Wang
Dr. Ting Wang/ Washington University/ St. Louis, MO
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Life Sciences Building
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145 Bevier Road, Piscataway , NJ
20180521.093000Mon, May 21, 2018 @ 9:30am
Department of Genetics Mini-Symposium TranscriptomicsGenetics/Human Genetics InstituteRegistration is free but required. Please register at the website below. Speakers: Jens Hjerling-Leffler, PhD., Karolinska Institutet, Sweden Coleen T. Murphy, PhD., Princeton University Hongjun Song, PhD., University of Pennsylvania Angel Barco, PhD., Instituto de Neurociencias, Spain
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Life Sciences Building
Auditorium:
145 Bevier Road, Piscataway, NJ
20180604.120000Mon, Jun 04, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Genetics Department Seminar Genetics/Human Genetics InstituteSpeaker: Dr. Bonnie Firestein
Dr. Bonnie Firestein / Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience/ Rutgers University/ Piscataway, NJ
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Life Sciences Building
Auditorium:
145 Bevier Road, Piscataway, NJ

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