PB HLTH 292, Section 013
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Fall 2006

N.B. New location: 1011 Evans Hall.

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

Program from previous semesters

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Graduate Group in Computational and Genomic Biology

Course registration information

PB HLTH 292, Section 013
Course control number: 76432
N.B. SU grade option only

Thursday, August 31st
Speaker: Professor Haiyan Huang, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: A statistical framework to infer functional gene associations from
multiple biologically interrelated microarray experiments

Thursday, September 7th
Speaker: Oliver Bembom, Graduate Group in Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Supervised detection of conserved motifs in DNA sequences with cosmo

Thursday, September 14th
Speaker: Lee Chae, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: A Statistical Learning Approach to Identifying Receptor-Like Kinases

Thursday, September 21st
Speaker: Professor Rachel Brem, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Genome-wide evolutionary rates in lab and wild yeast

Thursday, September 28th
Speaker: Dr. Henrik Bengtsson, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley (MSc Comp.Sci., PhD Math. Stat.)
Title: Package aroma.affymetrix - How to analyze huge Affymetrix data sets in R on a notebook

Thursday, October 5th
Speaker: Guillaume Obozinski, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Data fusion for protein classification and function prediction with kernel methods

Thursday, October 12th
Speaker: Dr. Duncan Brown, Sirna Therapeutics
Title: Clustering functionally similar proteins using the Dirichlet process

Thursday, October 19th
Speaker: Dr. Yuanyuan Xiao, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC San Francisco
Title: Genotyping using Affymetrix SNP arrays

Thursday, October 26th
Speaker: Professor Ian Korf, UC Davis Genome Center
Title: What's wrong with computational gene prediction?

Thursday, November 2nd
Speaker: Dr. Paul Spellman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title: Systematic Approaches for Characterizing Cancer

Thursday, November 9th
Speaker: Dr. Eran Halperin, Senior Research Scientist, International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley.
Title: A Discrete Approach for Modeling Population Substructure

Thursday, November 16th
Speaker: Dr. Monica Nicolau, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
Title: Disease--Specific Genomic Analysis: Identifying the Signature of Pathologic Biology

Thursday, November 23rd
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 30th
Speaker: Dr. Darlene Goldstein, Institut de Mathématiques, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Title: Integration of diverse data types: an illustration with genomic data on breast cancer