PB HLTH 292, Section 008
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Fall 2011

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 008
Course control number: 76355
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, September 1st
Speaker: Dr. Emidio Capriotti, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University
Title: Computational Methods for the Prediction of the Impact of Missense Variants

Thursday, September 8th CCB
Speaker: Dr. James Bullard, Pacific Biosciences
Title: Working with Pacific Biosciences Data

Thursday, September 15th
Speaker: Dr. Laurent Jacob, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Unsupervised Unwanted Variation Removal for Expression Data

Thursday, September 22nd
Speaker: Dr. Yu Chuan Tai, Roche Molecular Diagnostics
Title: BMCP: A Segmentation Algorithm for SNP Microarray Copy Number Data from Cancer Studies

Thursday, September 29th CCB
Speaker: Dr. Robert Bradley, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Title: Alternative Splicing of Single Codons is Regulated and Conserved

Thursday, October 6th
Speaker: Dr. Simon Cawley, Ion Torrent
Title: Statistical Challenges for Ion Torrent Semiconductor Sequencing

Thursday, October 13th

Thursday, October 20th
Speaker: Professor Jie Peng, Department of Statistics, UC Davis
Title: High-Dimension Gaussian Graphical Model Building with Re-Sampling Based Methods

Thursday, October 27th

Thursday, November 3rd
Speaker: Dr. Hector Garcia Martin, Joint BioEnergy Institute, Berkeley, CA
Title: Measuring and Predicting Metabolic Fluxes through 13C Carbon Labeling Experiments for Pure Cultures and Microbial Communities

Thursday, November 10th
Speaker: Dr. Peter Ralph, Department of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis
Title: Recent Shared Ancestry within Large Populations

Thursday, November 17th
Speaker: Professor Sandrine Dudoit, Division of Biostatistics and Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Normalization and Differential Expression in RNA-Seq
Seminar of the San Franscico Chapter of the American Statistical Association

Thursday, November 24th
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, December 1st
Speaker: Professor Kimmen Sjolander, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
Title: Challenges in Statistics in (Meta)genome Analysis

Thursday, December 8th
Speaker: Dr. Antonio Piccolboni, Revolution Analytics
Title: RHadoop, the Marriage of R and Hadoop