Statistics and Genomics Seminar
Location: 334 Evans Hall
Organizer: Professor Mark J. van der Laan
For directions to Evans Hall, please consult the campus map.
Graduate Group in Computational and Genomic Biology
Thursday, January 22nd
Speaker: Professor Lior Pachter, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Parametric inference for biological sequence analysis
Thursday, January 29th
Speaker: Sandra E. Sinisi, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: A general description of the Deletion/Substitution/Addition algorithm with an example in polynomial regression
Thursday, February 5th
Speaker: Annette Molinaro, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Piecewise Constant Estimation in Prediction of Survival Outcomes: Applications in Genomics
Thursday, February 12th
Speaker: Richard Bourgon, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: The SERA gene family in Plasmodium: Multiple criteria for assessing and improving inferred gene trees
Thursday, February 19th
Speaker: Professor Sandrine Dudoit, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title:Multiple Testing Procedures: Applications to Genomics
Thursday, February 26th
Speaker: Professor Erich Lehmann, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Conflicting principles in hypothesis testing
Please note the change in location for this talk: Room 4 Haviland.
Thursday, March 4th
Speaker: NO SEMINAR.
Thursday, March 11th
Speaker: Professor Bin Yu, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
Title:MDL and Its Application to Gene Clustering and Selection
Thursday, March 18th
Speaker: Dr. Sunduz Keles, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Statistical Methods for Analyzing ChIP-High Density Oligonucleotide Array Data
Thursday, March 25th
Spring recess -- no seminar.
Thursday, April 1st
Speaker: Alan Moses.
Title: Evolutionary mixture models for phylogenetic motif finding
Thursday, April 8th
Speaker: Professor Michael Eisen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Thursday, April 15th
Speaker: Mathias Drton, Department of Statistics, University of Washington.
Title: Iterative Conditional Fitting for Gaussian Ancestral Graph Models
Thursday, April 22nd
Speaker: Dr. Blythe Durbin, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title:Optimizing Neural Network Architecture for Prediction of Protein Secondary Structure
Thursday, April 29th
Speaker: Professor Alan Hubbard, Divisions of Biostatistics and Environmental Health, UC Berkeley.
Title: Statistical complications of using molecular genotyping to improve estimates of antimalarial treatment efficacy: right-censored data with missing indicators of failure
Thursday, May 6th
Speaker: Professor Ru-Fang Yeh, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco.
Title: Predictive Identification of Cis-regulatory Elements for Pre-mRNA Splicing in Humans
Thursday, May 13th
Speaker: Professor Michael Steel, Biomathematics Research Centre, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Title: Phylogenetic closure operations
Thursday, May 20th
Commencement -- no seminar.
Thursday, May 27th
Speaker: Seth Sullivant, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Phylogenetic Invariants