BMS Seminar Series

Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Brooke Hjelm, PhD

Brooke Hjelm, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Translational Genomics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Seminar Title

  • Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA): Somatic Alterations in Disease and Maternal Ancestry Analysis.

Seminar Objectives:

  1. Recognize the forms of mtDNA variation and how polyploidy effects this.
  2. Discuss disease examples of mtDNA somatic variation including copy number and large deletions.
  3. Assess next-generation sequencing (NGS) datasets that can provide information about genetic.

BMS Faculty Host

  • Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD.

For additional information, please contact Lisa Dunk, 602-827-2188. This seminar will be hosted via Zoom.