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Bioinformatics Colloquium: Fall 2009 Schedule

The Colloquium meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm in room 130 of Bull Run Hall, on the Prince William Campus unless otherwise specified. Click here for directions.

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Sep 01

Student Orientation   

Sep 08

Comprehensive Full Genomic Sequencing of 2009 Novel H1N1 Viruses by High Throughput "Next-Gen" Sequencing
Dr. Huo-Shu Houng (USA MEDCOM WRAIR)

Sep 15

A Conditional Exntropy Based Approach to Co-clustering for the Analysis of Gene Expression Data
Dr. Jeff Solka (NSWCDD, GMU)

Sep 22

Novel Approaches to Cell and Tissue Image Analysis, and its Applications to Genomic Analysis of Breast Cancer
Dr. Stephen Lockett (National Cancer Institute - Frederick / SAIC - Frederick, Fort Detrick)

Sep 29

Making Rare Diseases More Complex with Genomics: Eye on Childhood Cancer
Dr. James Taylor (National Institutes of Health)

Oct 06

AutDB: A disease-driven database model
Dr Sharmila Basu (MindSpec)

Oct 13

No Classes Columbus Day Break

Oct 20

Performing Scientometric Analysis through Document Clustering and Dynamic Graph Visualization
Avory Bryant (NSWCDD)

Oct 27

Analysis of 2D Gels: Global and Region-based Approaches
Dr. Francoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (Georgetown University Medical Center)

Nov 03

Composite Dependency-reflecting Model for Core Promoter Recognition in Vertebrate Genomic DNA Sequences
Dr. Ki-Bong Kim (Sangmyung University; Visitng Professor George Mason University)

Nov 10

DOTS: DNA Order Tracking System
Dr. James Diggans (Mitre Corporation)

Nov 17

Chemometrics approach to modeling siRNA gene silencing and receptor-based SAR
Dr. Weifan Zheng (NCCS)

Nov 24

Contribution of local genetic variants to differential gene expression in the prefrontal cortex of bipolar disorder patients
Dr. Brandon Higgs

Dec 01

Dr. Jennifer Barb (NIH)

Dec 08

Student Research Day

To see a list of previous colloquiums, please click here.