PB HLTH 292, Section 013
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Fall 2007

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

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PB HLTH 292, Section 013
Course control number:76298
N.B. SU grade option only

Thursday, August 30th
Speaker: Dr. Steffen Durinck, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title:Database mining with biomaRt
N.B. Seminar to be held exceptionally in 332 Evans Hall

Thursday, September 6th
Speaker: Peter Huggins, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley
Title: The geometry of neighbor joining and minimum evolution trees

Thursday, September 13th
Speaker: Dr. Henrik Bengtsson, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Estimating chromosomal copy numbers from Affymetrix SNP & CN chips

Thursday, September 20th
Speaker: Liana Lareau, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Ultraconserved nonsense and unproductive mRNA splicing

Thursday, September 27th
Speaker: Professor Gavin Sherlock, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
Title: Evolution and Speciation in Saccharomyces yeasts - Insights Yielded By Genomic Approaches

Thursday, October 4th
Speaker: Professor Ingo Ruczinski, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Hidden Markov Models for the Assessment of Chromosomal Alterations using High-throughput SNP Arrays

Thursday, October 11th
Speaker: Dr. Şerban Nacu, Genentech Inc.
Title: Gene Expression Network Analysis

Thursday, October 18th
Speaker: Dr. Isaac Cohen, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Bionovo
Title: Statistics in drug development - from instruments, bench sciences and clinical data analysis

Thursday, October 25th
Speaker: Professor Andrej Sali, Departments of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF -- Sponsored by DE in Computational and Genomic Biology
Title: The architecture of the Nuclear Pore Complex determined by integrating spatial restraints from proteomic data

Thursday, November 1st
Speaker: Dr. Yun S. Song, Section of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis -- Sponsored by DE in Computational and Genomic Biology
Title: A Genealogical Approach to Studying Asexuality

Thursday, November 8th
Speaker: Dr. Martin G. Reese, CEO, President, and Co-Founder, Omicia
Title: Assessing disease predisposition from the genome: Implications and challenges for clinical applications

Thursday, November 15th
Speaker: Markus Fischer, Entelechon
Title: Towards an automated screening of biorisk-associated DNA and protein sequences

Thursday, November 22nd
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 29th
Speaker: Professor Jeff Wall, Division of Biostatistics, UCSF
Title: Detecting Neanderthal admixture from DNA sequence data

Thursday, December 6th
Speaker: Professor Mark Segal, Division of Biostatistics, UCSF
Title: Re-Cracking the Second Genetic Code

Thursday, December 13th
Speaker: Professor Rob Knight, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder
Title: To Tree or Not To Tree: Phylogeny and Microbial Community Comparisons