Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

George Mason University

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Bioinformatics Colloquium: Spring 2008 Schedule

The Colloquium meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm in room 134 of Bull Run Hall, on the Prince William Campus unless otherwise specified. Click here for directions.

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Jan 22

An Examination of Latent Semantic Indexing and Its Application to Discovery
Dr. Jeff Solka, George Mason University

Jan 29

Carey E. Priebe, Johns Hopkins University

Feb 05

DNA Forensics
Susan Cropp, FBI

Feb 12

Iterative Denoising: A Flexible Knowledge Discovery Methodology for High Dimensional Data
Kendall Giles, VCU

Feb 19

Screening for Alternative Splicing Events using the Affymetrix Exon Array
Peter Munson, NIH

Feb 26

Noncoding DNA and the Evolution of Development
Cristian I. Castillo-Davis, University of Maryland

Mar 04

Leveraging the Gene Ontology and Text Mining for Biological Information Discovery
Tony Zukas, SAIC

Mar 11

No Meeting, Spring Break

Mar 18

Broadening resistance of soybean to the soybean cyst nematode
Ben Matthews, USDA

Mar 25

A combined statistical and bioinformatic approach for identifying hypermethylated genes in human hepatocellular carcinoma
Kellie Archer, VCU

Apr 01

Illuminating the Genome Landscape by Deep Sequencing
Yuan Gao, VCU

Apr 08

Analysis of Gene Microarray Data at the Level of Gene Sets - Exploration of the Behavior of Four Leading Methods
Alan Berger, Johns Hopkins

Apr 15

The use of SNPs, and functional cellular assays to identify markers predictive of liver rejection status in pediatric liver transplantations.
Brandon Higgs, Consultant

Apr 22

Biophysical Modeling of Microarray Data
Jennifer Weller, UNCC

Apr 29

Student Research Day
Graduate Students

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