Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium

This weekly seminar of the UC San Diego Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Graduate Program began in 2008 as Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. Students enroll in it as BNFO 281. In Fall 2013, it was combined with the Genetics and Genomics in Medicine Seminar Series.

The 2016-2017 Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium

Presented by the UCSD Institute for Genomic Medicine, The Genetics Training Program, The Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Program, and The San Diego Center for Systems Biology.

When available, abstracts are posted on the Google calendar.


  Fall 2016
Thursdays noon - 12:50 p.m.
Leichtag Biomedical Sciences Building, Auditorium (room 107)
Sep 29, 2016 Su-In Lee (University of Washington)
Mining big data for molecular marker identification
Oct 6 Benjamin Voight (University of Pennsylvania)
Genome-wide mutation rates viewed through a local nucleotide window
Oct 13 John Storey (Princeton)
Latent Variable Models are an Essential Tool in Genomic Data Analysis
Oct 20 Richard Karp (UC Berkeley)
The Colorful Connected Subgraph Problem
Oct 27 Jill Mesirov (UCSD Associate Vice Chancellor for Computational Health Sciences)
Computational Approaches for Genomic Medicine
Nov 3 Susan Ackerman (UCSD)
Translational Defects and Neurodegeneration
Nov 10 Ravi Majeti (Stanford)
Leukemia Stem Cells in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Nov 17 Adam Philippy (National Institute of Health)
Toward the gapless assembly of complete vertebrate genomes
Dec 1  
 
  Winter 2017
Thursdays noon - 12:50 p.m.
Leichtag Biomedical Sciences Building, Auditorium (room 107)
Jan 5, 2017 Hakon Hakonarson (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
Genomics-Driven Biomarker Discovery and Applications at CHOP
Jan 12 Trista North (Harvard)
Chemical Genetic Screening for Regulators of Blood Stem Cell Production in Zebrafish
Jan 19 L. Stirling Churchman (Harvard)
Gene Expression Regulation at High Resolution
Jan 26 Ben Raphael (Princeton)
Evolution and Interpretation of Cancer Genomes
Feb 2 Yaniv Erlich (Columbia University)
 
Feb 9 Maria Figueroa (U of Michigan)
Epigenetic Deregulation in the Aging Hematopoietic Stem Cell: Insights from Epigenome-Wide Studies
Feb 16 Kathrin Plath (UCLA)
A Mechanistic Framework for Inducing Pluripotency
Feb 23 Howard J. Jacob (HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology)
Daniel T. O'Connor Memorial Lecture: Talk Title TBA
Mar 2 Michael Elowitz (Caltech)
 
Mar 9 Rob Knight (UCSD)
 
Mar 16  
 
  Spring 2017
Thursdays noon - 12:50 p.m.
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall (PFBH), Auditorium
Apr 6, 2017  
 
Apr 13 Atul Butte (UCSF)
 
Apr 20 Steve McCarroll (Harvard)
 
Apr 27 Russ Altman (Stanford)
 
May 4  
 
May 11  
 
May 18 Jonathan Pritchard (Stanford)
 
May 25  
 
Jun 1 Wendy Chung (Columbia Medical Center)
 
Jun 8 Anshul Kundaje (Stanford)