Statistics and Genomics Seminar
STAT 278B, Section 003

Spring 2019

[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 003, Class number: 24789
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, January 31st
Speaker: Professor Katie Pollard, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC San Francisco, Gladstone Institute, and Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub
Title: Dissecting Gene Regulation with Machine Learning: Discoveries and Challenges

Thursday, February 7th
Speaker: Professor Danny Barash, Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University
Title: Inverse RNA folding and Computational Riboswitch Detection

Thursday, February 14th
Speaker: Professor Ron Shamir, The Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University
Title: Integrated Analysis of Cancer Data: Multi-omic Clustering and Personalized Ranking of Driver Genes
Note that the seminar will exceptionally be held in 125 Li Ka Shing and will be preceded by a reception 3:30-4:00 pm.

Thursday, February 21st
Speaker: Courtney Schiffman, Graduate Group in Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Data-Adaptive Filtering of Untargeted LC-MS Metabolomics Data

Thursday, February 28th
Speaker: Norma Morella, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Multiple Forces Shape Microbial Community Structure in the Phyllosphere

Thursday, March 7th
Speaker: Professor John Marshall, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Close-Kin Genetic Methods to Infer Demography and Dispersal Patterns of Mosquitoes

Thursday, March 14th

Thursday, March 21st
Speaker: Michael Kellman, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley
Title: Data-driven Design for Computational Imaging Systems

Thursday, March 28th
Spring Recess

Thursday, April 4th
Speaker: Professor Mark Segal, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC San Francisco
Title: Statistical and Computational Challenges in Conformational Biology

Thursday, April 11th

Thursday, April 18th
Speaker: Hector Roux de Bezieux, Graduate Group in Biostatistics, UC Berkeley
Title: Unlocking the Power of Continuity in Single Cell RNA-Seq: Differential Gene Expression Along Developmental Trajectories

Thursday, April 25th
Speaker: Professor Peter Sudmant, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: The Evolution of Gene Expression Across Species, Tissues, and Cell Types

Thursday, May 2nd

Thursday, May 9th
Speaker: Dr. Zhiqiang Hu, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
Title: Latent Privacy Risk in Omics Data Manifesting over Time