PB HLTH 295, Section 001
Statistics and Genomics Seminar

Fall 2013

Time: Thursday, 16:00-17:00
Location: 1011 Evans Hall
Organizer: Professor Sandrine Dudoit

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Program from previous semesters.

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Center for Computational Biology.

Course registration information

PB HLTH 295, Section 001
Course control number: 76272
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 29th
Speaker: Dr. Ben Brown, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Title: The Dynamical Genome: Preliminaries Toward Multi-Scale Models of Animal Physiology

Thursday, September 5th
Speaker: Professor Elizabeth Purdom, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Timing Chromosomal Abnormalities using Mutation Data

Thursday, September 12th
Speaker: Professor Peter Buhlmann, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Title: Assigning Statistical Significance in High-Dimensional Problems

Thursday, September 19th
Speaker: Dr. Woj M. Wojtowicz, Bowes Research Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Investigating the Molecular Basis of Neuronal Circuit Formation

Thursday, September 26th
Speaker: Alexis Battle, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
Title: Characterizing the Genetic Basis of Transcriptome Diversity through RNA-Sequencing

Thursday, October 3rd
Speaker: Dr. Kin Fai Au, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Title: Gene Isoform Identification of Human ESC Transcriptome by Second/Third Generation Sequencing

Thursday, October 10th
Speaker: Professor Stephen B. Montgomery, Stanford University School of Medicine
Title: The Extent and Impact of Rare Non-Coding Variants in Humans

Thursday, October 17th
Speaker: Dr. Pierre Neuvial, Laboratoire Statistique et Genome, University d'Evry Val d'Essonne, UMR CNRS 8071 -- USC INRA, France
Title: Improved Performance Evaluation of DNA Copy Number Analysis Methods in Cancer Studies

Thursday, October 24th
Speaker: Dr. Davide Risso, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Title: The Role of Spike-In Standards in the Normalization of RNA-Seq

Thursday, October 31st

Thursday, November 7th
Speaker: Dr. Yuval Benjamini, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Title: GC-Content Bias in RNA-seq: A Single Base Model

Thursday, November 14th

Thursday, November 21st
Speaker: Kelley Harris, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley
Title: Signatures of Error-Prone Polymerase Activity in Human Genomic Variation Data

Thursday, November 28th
Thanksgiving Holiday

Tuesday, December 3rd
Speaker: Professor Jean-Philippe Vert, Mines ParisTech and Institut Curie, Paris, France
Title: On Segmentation of DNA Copy Number Profiles

Thursday, December 5th
Speaker: Dr. Sara Kherad, Division of Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Semi-Parametric Robust Methods for Biomarker Discovery Among Potential Confounders in Small but High Dimensional Data Sets: A Marriage of Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation and LIMMA

Thursday, December 12th
Speaker: Professor Oskar Hallatschek, Department of Physics, UC Berkeley
Title: Genealogies in Rapidly Adapting Populations