Academic Year '15 Events

September 24th, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Josh Stuart
Professor, Biomolecular Engineering Department  
UC Santa Cruz

"Pan-Cancer to Personalized Cellular Wiring Diagrams of Tumor Cells"

Hosted by Ben Raphael

October 1st, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Anastasios Matzavinos 
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Brown University

"Random Walk Distances in Data Clustering and Applications"

Hosted by Dan Weinreich

October 15th, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Ying Zhang
Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Rhode Island

"Computational Modeling of the Metabolism and Evolution of Microorganisms"

Hosted by Jean Wu

October 22nd, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Chris Gignoux
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,  Genetics 
Stanford School of Medicine

"Ancestry in the Americas and its Impact on Medical Traits"

Hosted by Sohini Ramachandran 

November 5th, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Priyanka Nakka & Wilson McKerrow 
Ramachandran GroupLawrence Group 

PhD research presentations:
"Genomic dumpster diving: A probabilistic treatment of repetitive sequence"
"An analytical method for gene-level tests of association using genome-wide association data." 

Hosted by CCMB

November 12th, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Todd Lencz
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“The Genetic Architecture of Schizophrenia: Insights from a Population Isolate”

Hosted by Eric Morrow

November 17th, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Alberto Apostolico
Georgia Tech College of Computing
School of Computational Science & Engineering

 "Sequence Comparison in the Time of Deluge"

Hosted by Sorin Istrail, Franco Preparata, and the CS Department

November 19th, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Leonid Chindelevitch
Harvard School of Public Health

"Probing Networks to Understand Nature"

Hosted by Ben Raphael

November 20th, 4:30 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Stephen Altschul
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health

"Dirichlet Mixtures, the Dirichlet Process, and the Topography of Amino Acid Multinomial Space"

Hosted by Sorin Istrail

December 3, 2014, 4:00 pm - Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

Quaid Morris
Associate Professor
The Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto

"Reconstructing the Evolutionary History of Tumors"

Hosted by Ben Raphael

December 10, 2014, 4:00 pm - Metcalf Auditorium

Distinguished Lecturer and Reception to follow

Lydia Kavraki
Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science & Bioengineering
Rice University

"Planning for Complex Physical Systems"

Hosted by CCMB and HCRI