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Bioinformatics Colloquium
Spring 2005 Schedule

The Colloquium meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm in the Verizon Auditorium in the Occoquan Building, on the Prince William Campus. Refreshments are served at 4:00 pm. Click here for directions.

Click on the title of the talk to access the abstract.

Feb 1

Administrative meeting (Notes)
John Grefenstette

Feb 8

Steps toward Models of Gene Regulatory Networks (Notes)
John Grefenstette, George Mason University

Feb 15

From Text Mining to Gene Mining (Notes)
Jeff Solka, GMU and Naval Surface Warfare Center

Feb 22

Mitochondrial Calcium Signalling and Energy Metabolism in Cardiac Myocytes (Notes and references: contact speaker)
Saleet Jafri, GMU

Mar 1

Computational Geometry Analysis of Protein Structure and Function (Notes) (References)
Iosif Vaisman, GMU

Mar 8

Blocking Amyloid Assembly with Chemical Denaturants (Notes) (References)
Dmitri Klimov, GMU

Mar 15

No meeting (Spring Break)

Mar 22

Co-factors as Biological Universals (References)
Harold Morowitz and Vijay Surathy, Krasnow Institute, George Mason University

Mar 29

Pfiesteria Hysteria: Fad or Fallacy (Notes)
Pat Gillevet, George Mason University

Apr 5

Simple Mathematical Model Of Microsatellite Expansions: When Self-Reparation Does Not Work (Notes: contact speaker) (References)
Boris Veytsman, GMU and Leila Akhmadeyeva, Bashkortostan Medical University, Ufa, Russia

Apr 12

An Introduction to Bovine Genomics: From QTL Mapping to the Bovine Genome Project (References)
Curt van Tassell, USDA

Apr 19

Gene Expression in Soybean Roots Upon Invasion by the Soybean Cyst Nematode (References)
Ben Matthews, USDA

Apr 26

Graduate Student Research Presentations


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Spring 2004


George Mason University graduate students may enroll in the Bioinformatics Colloquium for credit, using the course numbers are BINF 704 Sec 001. Requirements and grading are described here.

Colloquium coordinator is John Grefenstette.


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