PB HLTH 292, Section 020
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Spring 2009

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

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PB HLTH 292, Section 020
Course control number: 76316
N.B. SU grade option only, maximum of 2 units

Thursday, January 22nd
Speaker: Dr. Bruce R. Conklin, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, UCSF
Title: WikiPathways: Pathway Editing for the People

Thursday, January 29th
Speaker: Dr. Gary P. Schroth, Sr. Director, Expression Applications R&D, Illumina Inc.
Title: Full Transcriptome Analysis using the Illumina Genome Analyzer

Thursday, February 5th
Speaker: Professor Terry Speed, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: From expression profiling to putative master regulators

Thursday, February 12th
Speaker: Dr. Hugh Rienhoff, MyDaughtersDNA.org
Title: Preliminary Transcriptome Analysis of a Trio: Mother, Father, Daughter

Thursday, February 19th
Speaker: Professor Elmer Fernandez, Catholic University of Cordoba
Title: Analysis of 2D-DIGE protein expression data

Thursday, February 26th
Speaker: Professor Esteban Burchard, Department of Medicine, UCSF
Title: The Importance of Race/Ethnicity & Genetics in Biomedical Research and Clinical Practice; Lessons from the Genetics of Asthma in Latino Americans (GALA) Study

Thursday, March 5th
Speaker: Margaret Taub, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Methods for Allocating Ambiguous Short-Reads

Thursday, March 12th
Speaker: Professor Wing Hung Wong, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Title: A Method for the Analysis of Longitudinal Multi-factorial Microarray Data

Thursday, March 19th
No seminar

Thursday, March 26th
Spring recess

Thursday, April 2nd
Speaker: Dr. Simon Cawley, Director, Algorithms & Data Analysis, Affymetrix
Title: Analysis of "DMET Plus" - a customized genotyping panel for simultaneous assessment of a wide variety of polymorphisms involved in adsorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of compounds in humans

Thursday, April 9th
Speaker: Professor Ping Ma, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Title: Statistical Analysis of Histone Modifications

Thursday, April 16th
Speaker: Professor Angel Rubio, Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Tecnicas de Gipuzkoa (CEIT), University of Navarra
Title: Algorithms for structure prediction and concentration estimation of alternatively spliced isoforms

Thursday, April 23rd
Speaker: Professor Mark Segal, Division of Biostatistics, UCSF
Title: A Novel Topology for Representing Protein Folds

Thursday, April 30th N.B. Time change: 3-4pm.
Speaker: Professor Jenny Bryan, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia
Title: Statistical methods for high-throughput phenotypic studies

Thursday, May 7th
Speaker: Philip L. F. Johnson, Graduate Group in Biophysics, UC Berkeley
Title: Estimating recombination rates in microbial populations from metagenomic data

Thursday, May 14th
Speaker: Professor Saunak Sen, Division of Biostatistics, UCSF
Title: Selective genotyping and phenotyping strategies in a complex trait context