PB HLTH 292, Section 008
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Fall 2012

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 HTLH 292, Section 008
Course control number: 76331
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, August 30th
Speaker: Professor Haiyan Huang, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Multilabel Classification in Disease Diagnosis Using Public Gene Expression Data

Thursday, September 6th
Speaker: Dr. Darya Chudova, Data Analysis and Algorithm Development, Veracyte, Inc.
Title: Challenges in the Development of Robust Clinical Classifiers from High-Dimensional Data

Thursday, September 13th
Speaker: Professor Ian Holmes, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
Title: Indels, Ecotypes, and Browsers

Thursday, September 20th
Speaker: Professor David Schaffer, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, and The Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley
Title: Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of Stem Cell Fate Decisions

Thursday, September 27th
Speaker: Dr. Ana Conesa, Head, Genomics of Gene Expression Lab, Centro de Investigacion Principe Felipe, Valencia
Title: Pathway Based Methods to Unravel Functional Relationships: Application to Pathway Network Inference and Drug Repurposing

Thursday, October 4th
No seminar

Thursday, October 11th
Speaker: Professor Elad Ziv, Department of Medicine, UCSF
Title: Leveraging Population History to Map Complex Traits in the Post-GWAS Era

Thursday, October 18th
Speaker: Noah Simon, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Title: A New Approach To High Dimensional Interaction Testing

Thursday, October 25th
Speaker: Dr. Paul Lin, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Roles of miR-34 miRNAs in Epigenetic Regulation during Somatic Reprogramming

Thursday, November 1st
Speaker: Dr. Francisco M. De La Vega, VP Genome Science, Real Time Genomics, Inc.
Title: Leveraging Family Pedigrees to Improve Genome Variant Identification from Next-Generation Sequencing Data

Thursday, November 8th
Speaker: Professor Leonard Lipovich, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics and Department of Neurology, Wayne State University
Title: Long Non-Coding RNA (lncRNA) Regulatory Networks in Primate-Specific Phenotypes and Human Disease

Thursday, November 15th
Speaker: Professor Manolis Kellis, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Title: Functional Genomics and Epigenomics of Complex Disease Genetics

Thursday, November 22nd
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 29th
Speaker: Professor Lisa Barcellos, Division of Epidemiology, UC Berkeley
Title: Approaches to Finding Missing Heritability in Autoimmune Disease

Thursday, December 6th
Speaker: Professor Annette Molinaro, Departments of Neurological Surgery and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Title: Tree-Based Methods for Creating Survival Risk Groups