Events Archive

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
...

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

Evolution of Ribosomal RNA: rRNA conserved nucleotide elements highlight functional sites in the ribosome

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Susan Gerbi
Professor of Biology
George Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, & Biochemistry
Brown University 
"Evolution ...

A predictive fitness model for influenza

Thursday, December 05, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Marta Luksza
Dana Pe'er Lab of Computational Systems Biology
Columbia University
"A ...

The Fossilized Birth-Death Process: A Coherent Model of Fossil Calibration for Divergence Time Estimation

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Tracy Heath
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California Berkeley
"The ...

Postdoctoral Interview Seminar

Friday, November 15, 2013 12:00pm - 12:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Matthew Reyna
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Rensselaer  Polytechnic Institute
"High-order ...

The role of genomic repeats in host gene regulation

Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Guillaume Bourque
Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics
McGill University & Genome Quebec Innovation Center
 "The ...

Analyzing Long Term Fitness Trajectories in Experimental Populations

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Mike Wiser - Ph.D. Candidate
Dr. Richard Lenski's Lab
Experimental Evolution
Michigan State University
"Analyzing ...

Phylogenetics and functional genomics in non-model organisms

Thursday, November 07, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Casey Dunn, Assistant Professor of Biology
Dunn Lab, Brown University
Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

 "Phylogenetics and functional genomics in non-model organisms".

Modeling a path from genotype to phenotype using sparsity-enforced linear regression

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Suzannah Rutherford 
Affiliate, Division of Basic Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Modeling ...

A unified framework for testing multiple phenotypes for association with genetic variants

Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Matthew Stephens
 Professor, Dept of Human Genetics, Dept of Statistics
University of Chicago
"A ...

Identifying the role of functional microbial clades in Ulcerative Colitis

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Susan Huse
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
(Research)
Brown University, Bio Med Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
“Identifying ...

Mito-Nuclear Co-evolution, Epistasis and Systems Biology

Thursday, October 17, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
David Rand
Professor of Biology
Brown University

“Mito-Nuclear Co-evolution, Epistasis and Systems Biology”

Protein-DNA Interactions: Experimental and Computational Approaches

Thursday, October 10, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Gary Stormo
Center for Genome Sciences, Dept of Genetics
School of Medicine, Washington University

"Protein-DNA Interactions: Experimental and Computational Approaches" 

Hosted by Sorin Istrail

Genomic approaches to investigating disease resistance in oysters

Thursday, October 03, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Marta Gomez-Chiarri
Professor,  Department of Fisheries, Animal & Veterinary Science
University of Rhode Island
"Genomic ...

De Bruijn Graphs in Genome Assembly and Comparison

Thursday, October 03, 2013 1:00pm - 1:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
Son K. Pham
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of California San Diego
"De ...

SMOR: A database and web analysis tool to identify bacterial secondary metabolism and enable drug discovery"

Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
 Daniel Udwary
Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy
Department of Biomedical  & Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Rhode Island
"SMOR: ...

The tranSMART Platform and the tranSMART Foundation: Global Cyberinfrastructure for Integrative Informatics Analysis

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

 

Brian Athey
Professor & Chair, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics (DCM&B)
Professor, Psychiatry and Internal Medicine
Associate Director, Michigan Institute for Clinical Health Research (MICHR)
University of Michigan Medical School

 

"The tranSMART Platform and the tranSMART Foundation: Global Cyberinfrastructure for Integrative Informatics Analysis" 

Somatic mutations that affect RNA splicing in human cancers

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

 

Angela Brooks
Post Doctoral Associate - Broad Institute
Cambridge, MA 

"Somatic mutations that affect RNA splicing in human cancers" 

 

D.E. Shaw Research Event

Friday, September 13, 2013 5:00pm - 5:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
D. E. Shaw Research is an independent research laboratory that conducts basic scientific research in the field of computational biochemistry under the direct scientific leadership of Dr. David E. Shaw.  Our group is currently focusing ...

Bayesian sequence assembly and assessment by Markov Chain Monte Carlo sampling

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241
"Bayesian sequence assembly and assessment by Markov Chain Monte Carlo sampling"
Hosted ...

Complexity & Information: Genetics, circulating RNA & the analysis of data

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Swig Boardroom - CIT 241

 

David J. Galas
Principal Scientist, Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute
Seattle, WA 

"Complexity & Information: Genetics, circulating RNA & the analysis of data"

Hosted by Sorin Istrail 

 

Self-training Algorithm for Splice Junction Detection Using RNA-seq

Friday, August 16, 2013 11:00am - 11:00am
SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)
Assistant Professor, Dept of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Engineering
"Self-training Algorithm for Splice Junction Detection Using RNA-seq"
RNA-seq has proven to be a powerful technique ...

The Dark Side of the Interactome, Barcode Fusion Genetics, and Prix Fixe Menus

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
Frederick P (Fritz) Roth
Professor, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomedical Research
University of Toronto
 "The ...

Human germ line and somatic mutation rates: evolution, biology and statistical genetics

Wednesday, May 08, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)

Shamil Sunyaev
Associate Professor, Division of Genetics, Dept. of Medicine
Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School
 
"Human ...

Evolution of Cancer Symposium

Friday, May 03, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
Alpert Medical School - Lecture Hall 170

Presented with the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Bioinformatic Approach to Complex Diseases

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 4:00pm - 4:00pm
SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)
James Padbury
Oh-Zopfi Professor of Pediatrics & Perinatal Research
Brown University
Chair for Research Women and Infants' Hospital
 
“Bioinformatic ...