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