Statistics and Genomics Seminar
STAT 278B, Section 004

Fall 2018

[Practical Matters] [Schedule] [Abstracts]

Practical Matters

Thursday, 16:10-17:00

1011 Evans Hall (Campus map)

Professor Sandrine Dudoit

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Course registration information
STAT 278B, Section 004
Class number: 24603
N.B. S/U grading basis only, maximum of 2 units
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Department of Statistics Calendar.

Program from previous semesters.

Center for Computational Biology.


Thursday, September 6th
Speaker: Professor Priya Moorjani, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and Center for Computational Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Genetic Insights into Human Evolutionary History

Thursday, September 13th
Speaker: Professor Jennifer Listgarten, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Center for Computational Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Statistical and ML Challenges from Genetics to CRISPR Gene Editing

Thursday, September 20th
Speaker: Dr. Diya Das, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, and Berkeley Institute for Data Science
Title: Unraveling Tissue Regeneration with Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing

Thursday, September 27th
Speaker: Eugene Katsevich, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Title: Controlling FDR while Highlighting Distinct Discoveries, with Applications to GO Enrichment Analysis

Thursday, October 4th
Speaker: Professor Lani Wu, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UC San Francisco
Title: Predicting Cell-Fate Decisions to Non-Lethal Dose of Chemotherapy

Thursday, October 11th

Thursday, October 18th

Thursday, October 25th
Speaker: Professor Sourav Bandyopadhyay, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UC San Francisco
Title: TBA

Thursday, November 1st
Speaker: Professor Marina Sirota, Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute (BCHSI), UC San Francisco
Title: Drug Discovery in the Era of Precision Medicine

Thursday, November 8th

Thursday, November 15th
Speaker: Professor Katherine A. Heller, Department of Statistical Science and at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University
Title: Machine Learning for Health Care

Thursday, November 22th
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 29th
Speaker: Dr. Fanny Perraudeau, Whole Biome
Title: Unlocking RNA-seq Tools for Zero-Inflation and Single Cell Applications Using ZINB-WaVE Observation Weights

Thursday, December 6th
Speaker: Dr. Ciera Martinez, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, and Berkeley Institute for Data Science
Title: Data Science and the Evolution of Plant and Animal Morphology