PB HLTH 292, Section 020
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Spring 2012

Time: Thursday, 16:00-17:00
Location: 1011 Evans Hall
Organizer: Professor Sandrine Dudoit

Please e-mail sandrine@stat.berkeley.edu to be added to the seminar e-mail list.

Program from previous semesters

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Center for Computational Biology

Course registration information

PB HLTH 292, Section 020
Course control number: 76403
N.B. SU grade option only, maximum of 2 units

CCB: The Center for Computational Biology is sponsoring this talk. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, January 19th
Speaker: Dr. Wu Wei, Stanford Genome Technology Center
Title: The Landscape of Complex Transcriptome

Thursday, January 26th
Speaker: Dr. Reuben Thomas, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: A Systems Biology Approach to Inform Human Health Risk Assessment of Benzene

Thursday, February 2nd
Speaker: Meromit Singer, Computer Science Division, UC Berkeley
Title: Analysis of DNA Methylation in the High-Throughput Sequencing Era

Thursday, February 9th
Speaker: Professor Jean-Philippe Vert, Mines ParisTech and Institut Curie
Title: Group Lasso for Genomic Data

Thursday, February 16th
Speaker: Professor Mark Gerstein, Biomedical Informatics, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and Computer Science, Yale University
Title: Approaches to Genome Annotation
N.B. Exceptionally held in 334 Evans Hall.

Thursday, February 23rd
Speaker: Dr. Or Zuk, Broad Institute
Title: Reconstructing Sparse Genomical Signals

Thursday, March 1st
Speaker: Dr. Philipp Messer, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Title: Heterozygote Advantage as a Natural Consequence of Adaptation in Diploids

Thursday, March 8th
Speaker: Professor Lior Pachter, Departments of Mathematics, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley
Title: Transcript-Level Differential Analysis of RNA-Seq Experiments

Thursday, March 15th

Thursday, March 22nd
Speaker: Dr. Madhavan Ganesh, Director, QB3 - Computational Genomics Resource Laboratory, UC Berkeley
Title: Galaxy Project: Bringing Computation Closer to Biologists

Thursday, March 29th
Spring Recess

Thursday, April 5th
Speaker: Professor Terry Speed, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley, and Division of Bioinformatics, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Title: Relating microRNA and mRNA Expression in Cancer Genomics

Thursday, April 12th
Speaker: Professor Thomas Hoffmann, Division of Biostatistics, UCSF
Title: Design and Coverage of Genotyping Arrays Using Imputation and a Hybrid SNP Selection Algorithm

Thursday, April 19th
Speaker: Dr. Hao Xiong, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: A Flexible Estimating Equations Approach for Mapping Function-Valued Traits

Thursday, April 26th
Speaker: Dr. Samantha Riesenfeld, Gladstone Institutes, UC San Francisco
Title: Optimized Oligomer Libraries to Screen Short Synthetic Enhancers in Vivo

Thursday, May 3rd
Speaker: Dr. Sharon Aviran, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley
Title: Automated RNA Structure Characterization from High-Throughput Chemical Mapping Experiments

Thursday, May 10th
Speaker: Dr. Alicia Ohslack, Bioinformatics, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia
Title: Analyzing Human Illumina 450k Methylation Arrays