Statistics and Genomics Seminar
Location:334 Evans Hall
Organizer: Professor Mark J. van der Laan
Program from previous semesters
For directions to Evans Hall, please consult the campus map.
Graduate Group in Computational and Genomic Biology
296, Section 003
Course control number: 76491.
2 units, register with the SF grade option.
No discussion session, only the Thursday Seminar.
Speaker: Niko Beerenwinkel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Estimating evolutionary pathways by mutagenetic trees.
Thursday, February 3rd
Speaker: Dr. Julia Brettschneider, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Quality measures for Affymetrix chips.
Thursday, February 10th
Speaker: Ingileif B. Hallgrimsdottir, PhD Student, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Detecting Gene Interaction in Affected Sib-Pair Linkage Analysis.
Thursday, February 17th
Speaker: Dr. Dmitry Korkin, Andrej Sali Lab, Departments of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF.
Title: Localization of protein binding surfaces within families of proteins.
Thursday, February 24th
Speaker: Professor Marcie McClure, Montana State University, Bozeman.
Title: The Genome Parsing Suite: a Method to Rapidly Identify and Characterize Retroid Agents in Genomes.
Thursday, March 3rd
Speaker: Professor Robert Kass, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University.
Thursday, March 10th
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Metayer, Buffler Group, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley.
Title: Environmental Exposures and the Molecular Epidemiology of Childhood Leukemia: The Northern California Childhood Leukemia Study.
Thursday, March 17th
Speaker: Professor Dan Gusfield, Department of Computer Science, UC Davis.
Title: Efficient Computation of Close Upper and Lower Bounds on the Number of Recombinations Needed in Evolutionary History.
Thursday, March 24th
Thursday, March 31st
Speaker: Dr. Biao Xing, Genentech.
Title: Statistical methods for constructing transcriptional regulatory networks.
Thursday, April 7th
Speaker: Dr. Eran Halperin, The International Computer Science Institute (ICSI).
Title: Efficient Haplotype Analysis Tools.
Thursday, April 14th
Speaker: Oliver Bembom, PhD Student, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: COMODE - A web application for constrained motif detection.
Thursday, April 21st
Speaker: Maya Petersen, PhD Student, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Interpreting HIV mutations to predict response to antiretroviral therapy: The deletion/substitution/addition (DSA) algorithm for the estimation of direct causal effects.
Thursday, April 28th
Speaker: Professor Christopher Lee, Center for Bioinformatics, UCLA.
Title: Mapping Evolutionary Pathways of HIV-1 Drug Resistance using Conditional Selection Pressure.
Thursday, May 5th
Speaker: Dr. Mathias Drton, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Multiple Testing and Error Control in Graphical Model Selection.
Thursday, May 12th
Speaker: Dr. Alain Barrier, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley.
Title: Non-metastatic colon cancer prognosis prediction by gene expression profiling.
Thursday, May 19th
Speaker: Professor Brad Efron, Department of Statistics, Stanford University.
Title: Local False Discovery Rates.