Seminars: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Date Location Visitor Title Host
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Jason Papin

Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia
"Network analysis of microbial pathogens" Kai Tan, Associate Professor, U of IA, Dept. of Internal Medicine
Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Andrew Peek

Senior Director Bioinformatics at GE Healthcare SeqWright DNA Sequencing Services

Whole Exome and RNA Sequencing in a Pre-Treatment and Post-Treatment Case Study Terry Braun, Ph.D.
Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Kin Fai Au

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa


Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Dan Knights

Assistant Professor
Dept of Computer Science and Engineering
BioTechnology Institute
University of Minnesota
Linking microbiome structure and function to host phenotype and genotype TBD
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Krishna Kalari

Mayo Clinic Rochester MN
“Bioinformatics approaches to map targets for cancer and drug response phenotypes” TBD
Tue, 11/12/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Adam Deluca

Postdoctoral Scholar
Wynn Institute for Vision Research
University of Iowa

"Using Next Generation Sequencing to Identify Causative Non-Exomic Variants in Stargardt Disease"
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Isabelle Darcy

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Iowa
"The Shape of Data"
Tue, 10/29/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Ben Darbro

Director, Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics  - Medical Genetics
University of Iowa
Tue, 10/15/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Takis Benos

Associate Professor,
Department of Computational & Systems Biology
University of Pittsburgh
"The importance of being microRNA (from disease markers and gene network regulators to therapeutic agents)" Kai Tan
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Jake Michaelson

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Iowa
Carver College of Medicine
"Using machine learning to detect genomic variants" TBD
Wed, 04/03/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Haiyuan Yu

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology
Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology Cornell University
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 11:00am 2189 MERF Barak Cohen

Associate Professor
Washington Univeristy  St. Louis
Local sequence determinants underlie the regulatory potential of ChIP-seq peaks TBD
Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Mingyao Li

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Translational Genomics Studies in Evoked Human Inflammation TBD
Tue, 11/13/2012 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Christina Kendziorski

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Affiliate Faculty, Department of Statistics
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
Statistical methods for genomic based studies of disease
Tue, 09/11/2012 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Brian Gregory

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Penn Genome Frontiers Institute
University of Pennsylvania
Global analysis of RNA-protein interactions throughout the transcriptomes of two human cell types TBA
Tue, 04/24/2012 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Todd Lowe

Associate Professor
Biomolecular Engineering
University of California Santa Cruz
Comparative RNA Sequencing Across Archaea Reveals a Constellation of New Small RNAs Sam Lifton
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 12:30pm 101 BCSB Dr. Ucar, Post Doc Fellow

Standford University

Computational models to reveal functional characteristics of combinatorial and spatial epigenetic marks
Tue, 02/21/2012 - 11:00am 2189 MERF Chad Myers

Assistant Professor
Computational Biology & Functional Genomics Lab
University of Minnesota
Systems-Level Insights from Large Scale Genetic Interaction Networks in Yeast Taylor Raborn
Tue, 11/08/2011 - 11:00am 2117 MERF Timothy Hughes

Professor Hughes Lab
Banting and Best Department of Medical Research
University of Toronto
Determination and Inference of Eukaryotic Transcription Factor Sequence Specificity Yi Xing
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 11:00am BSB Auditorium 1 Lisa Stubbs

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Illinois
Lineage-Specific Transcription Factors and the Evolution of Gene Regulatory Networks Yi Xing