PB HLTH 292, Section 013
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

  Fall 2008

Time: Thursday, 4-5pm
Location: 1011 Evans Hall
Organizer: Professor Sandrine Dudoit

Program from previous semesters

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Center for Computational Biology

Graduate Group in Computational and Genomic Biology

Course registration information

PB HLTH 292, Section 013
Course control number: 76280
N.B. SU grade option only, maximum of 2 units

Thursday, August 28th
Speaker: Leonid Teytelman, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Silent but Not Static: Accelerated Base-pair Substitution in Silenced Chromatin of Budding Yeasts

Thursday, September 4th
Speaker: Dr. Su Yeon Kim, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Adaptive Evolution of Conserved Non-coding Elements

Thursday, September 11th
Speaker: Houston N. Gilbert, Graduate Group in Biostatistics, UC Berkeley, and Intern, Early & Business Development, Genentech, Inc.
Title: Applications of Statistics in Examining Patient SNP Data

Thursday, September 18th
Speaker: Professor Ian Holmes, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
Title: Beyond Jurassic Park: Remixing the Primordial Soup

Thursday, September 25th
Speaker: Dr. Devin Scannell, Eisen Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title: Comparative genome assembly and genome-scale comparison of regulatory networks between Saccharomyces and Zygosaccharomyces yeasts

Thursday, October 2nd
Speaker: Professor Nancy R. Zhang, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Title: A Simultaneous Change-point Model for Cross Sample Analysis of DNA Copy Number

Thursday, October 9th
Speaker: Professor Rafael Irizarry, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Hidden Markov Model-based CpG islands definition substantially increases overlap with functional elements in the genome

Thursday, October 16th
Speaker: Dr. Xiaoyue Zhao, Bionovo
Title: Joint analysis of ChIP-seq and expression data to understand the regulatory mechanism of estrogen receptors

Thursday, October 23rd
Speaker: Professor Antoine Chambaz, MAP5, Universite Paris Descartes, and Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Studying high-throughput short read sequences with hidden Markov models for multiple processes: First results

Thursday, October 30th
Speaker: Dr. Pierre Neuvial, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Defining true recurrences among ipsilateral breast tumor recurrences using DNA copy number data

Thursday, November 6th
Speaker: Wei-Chun Kao, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley
Title: BayesCall: A model-based basecalling algorithm for high-throughput short-read sequencing

Thursday, November 13th
Speaker: Laurent Jacob, Center for Computational Biology, Mines ParisTech
Title: Virtual screening, a chemogenomics approach

Thursday, November 20th
Speaker: Professor Abby Dernburg, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Recognizing the right partner: Chromosome dynamics during meiosis

Thursday, November 27th
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, December 4th
Speaker: Charles Denby, Brem Lab, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Screening Yeast Transcription Factors for Feedback on Gene Expression

Thursday, December 11th
Speaker: Professor Alan Hubbard, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Some Genomic Studies of Aging: from why exercising makes you younger to finding biomarkers of aging (using worms) to homologous patterns of aging among humans and invertebrates