Events that began in 2014

Sequence Comparison in the Time of Deluge

Monday, November 17, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Alberto Apostolico
Georgia Tech College of Computing
School of Computational Science & Engineering

The Genetic Architecture of Schizophrenia: Insights from a Population Isolate

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Todd Lencz
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Hosted by Eric Morrow.

Nakka & McKerrow Research Presentations

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Wilson McKerrow:

"Genomic dumpster diving: A probabilistic treatment of repetitive sequence"
Many next generation sequencing pipelines begin by aligning reads to a reference genome using bowtie, bwa or another ...

Ancestry in the Americas and its Impact on Medical Traits

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

 

Computational Modeling of the Metabolism and Evolution of Microorganisms

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Ying Zhang
Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Rhode Island 
Microorganisms ...

Random Walk Distances in Data Clustering and Applications

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Anastasios Matzavinos
Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics
Brown University 
 Clustering data into groups of similarity is well recognized as an important step in many diverse applications, including biomedical ...

Pan-Cancer to Personalized Cellular Wiring Diagrams of Tumor Cells

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom CIT 241
Josh Stuart
Professor, Biomolecular Engineering Department
University of California, Santa Cruz 
Although many genomic events that directly contribute to cancer onset and progression have been identified, much of the complex ...

Computational Epigenomics and Regulatory Genomics for Deciphering the Non-coding Human Genome

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:00am - 11:00am
CIT 241 Swig Boardroom
Jason Ernst
Assistant Professor
Biological Chemistry, Computer Science, and Bioinformatics
UCLA
"Computational ...

Finding Active & Co-Active Subnetwork Modules

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 11:00am - 11:00am
CIT 241 Swig Boardroom
Mohammed El-Kebir
PhD student, Amsterdam Institute for Molecules, Medicines and Systems, Algorithmic Computational Biology Group.

"Finding Active & Co-Active Subnetwork Modules" 

CCMB Postdoctoral candidate Seminar

Monday, June 23, 2014 11:00am - 11:00am
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Yun-Ching Chen
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Computational Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
"Methods for Genome Interpretation: causal gene discovery and personal phenotype prediction".
His research ...

Towards network level modeling of tumor heterogeneity

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Teresa Przytycka
Senior Investigator, NCBI, NLM, NIH
Computational Biology Branch
"Towards ...

Quantitative modeling of transcription factor binding specificities using DNA shape

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Remo Rohs
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy, and Computer Science
University of Southern California
"Quantitative ...

CCMB Symposium - "Modern Genomic Approaches to Heritable Disease"

Monday, May 12, 2014 9:00am - 6:00pm
The Warren Alpert Medical School Building, Lecture Hall 170 - 1st Floor
At its most fundamental level the goal of genetics is to connect genotype to phenotype. Increasingly, this question is being asked in the clinic. Up until recently, hereditary diseases were analyzed by classical genetic methods. Remarkably, the modes ...

Towards a mechanistic understanding of cancer genome evolution

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Franziska Michor
 Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
"Towards a mechanistic understanding ...

Discovering somatic variation in cancer genomes using whole-genome sequencing

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Peter Park
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Center for Biomedical Informatics
Harvard Medical School
"Discovering ...

From ChIP-seq data to transcriptional regulation

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Chao Cheng
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University 

“From ChIP-seq data to transcriptional regulation”

Hosted by Jean Wu

Decoding transcription regulation: from global maps to single-nucleotide resolution

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Uwe Ohler
Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Duke University
"Decoding ...

The Pattern of Genetic Effects and the Power of Genetic Association Studies

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Zheyang Wu
Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
"The ...

Down the rabbit hole in support of Drosophila systems genetics

Thursday, March 20, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Eric Stone
Associate Professor of Genetics
Bioinformatics Research Center
North Carolina State University
"Down ...

The Computational Challenges of Complex Genetic Architectures

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Kathleen Askland
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Brown University

"The ...

Algorithms for genome assembly and disease analytics

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Michael Schatz
Assistant Professor 
Simons Center for Quantitative Biology
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
"Algorithms ...

Using a Bayesian Hierarchical Model to Assess Scientific Reproducibility

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Lauren Alpert
Graduate Student in Applied Mathematics
Brown University
Using ...

Integrative Modeling of Multi-platform Genomics Data for Cancer Survival

Thursday, January 30, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Yen-Tsung Huang
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology 
Brown University 
“Integrative ...

Systematic approaches to uncover mechanisms underlying complex immune-mediated diseases

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
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Data-driven approaches for uncovering protein interactions and protein interaction specificities

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Mona Singh
Professor of Computer Science
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Dept of Computer Science, Princeton University
"Data-driven ...

CCMB Research Day 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 8:30am - 8:30am
Watson-CIT Building, Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
8:30 - 9:00 - Breakfast - CIT 245
9:00 - 9:15 - Introductions: David Savitz (Vice President of Research), and Ben Raphael (Director, CCMB)
9:15 - 9:45 - Algorithms, Statistics, and Computation