PB HLTH 292, Section 020
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

  Spring 2008

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

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Graduate Group in Computational and Genomic Biology
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PB HLTH 292, Section 020
Course control number: 76340
N.B. SU grade option only, 2 units maximum

Thursday, January 24th
Speaker: Dr. Joe Carlson, Celniker Lab, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title: Completion of the Drosophila Gene Collection
N.B. Seminar to be held exceptionally in 332 Evans Hall

Thursday, January 31st -- Sponsored by the DE in Computational and Genomic Biology
Speaker: Professor Rasmus Nielsen, Departments of Integrative Biology and Statistics, UC Berkeley
Thursday, February 7th
Speaker: Dr. Ingileif B. Hallgrimsdottir, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
Title: A complete classification of epistatic two-locus models

Thursday, February 14th
Speaker: Dr. Timothy A. Thornton, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Case-Control Association Testing with Incomplete Genealogy

Tuesday, February 19th
Speaker: Professor Manolis Kellis, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Broad Institute of MIT, and Harvard Stata Center
Title: Regulatory genomics of Drosophila and mammalian genomes
N.B. Special Seminar, Tuesday, 2:30pm, 1011 Evans Hall

Thursday, February 21st
Speaker: Professor Mark Abney, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago
Title: Methods for mapping disease genes in large families

Thursday, February 28th
Thursday, March 6th
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth A. Purdom, Division of Biostatistics and Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Detecting Alternative Splicing from Exon Array Data

Thursday, March 13th
Thursday, March 20th -- Center for Computational Biology Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Alain T. Rappaport, General Manager, Health Search, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft Corp.
Title:Information-Based Personalized Medicine
N.B. Seminar to be held in Room 290, Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Thursday, March 27th
Spring recess

Thursday, April 3rd
Speaker: Dr. Juli K. Atherton, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Using In-Vitro Experiments to Model the Affinity of DNA Sequences to the Transcription Factor Bicoid

Thursday, April 10th
Speaker: Dr. Darlene R. Goldstein, Institut de mathématiques, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Title: Gene expression signatures in human disease: an illustration with genomic data on breast cancer

Thursday, April 17th
Speaker: Dr. Rachel B. Bevan, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title:Estimating and modeling rates of evolution

Thursday, April 24th -- Sponsored by the DE in Computational and Genomic Biology
Speaker: Professor John Quackenbush, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard School of Public Health
Title:Stochasticity and Networks in Genomic Data

Thursday, May 1st
Speaker: Dr. Tom Slezak, Associate Program Leader, Informatics and Assays, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Title: Biodefense: Bioinformatics Challenges in a Global Context

Thursday, May 8th
Speaker: Dr. Kasper Munch, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Title:Statistical Assignment of DNA Sequences using Bayesian Phylogenetics