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Bioinformatics Colloquium: Spring 2009 Schedule

The Colloquium meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm in room 132 of Bull Run Hall, on the Prince William Campus unless otherwise specified. Click here for directions.

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Jan 20

No Class - Inauguration Day   

Jan 27

Cancelled due to weather
Statistical Model for Identification of ChIP-Enriched Regions in Epigenomic Data
Weiqun Peng, The George Washington University

Feb 3

Intermolecular interactions induce helix to strand structural transition in Abeta peptides   
Dmitri Klimov, George Mason University

Feb 10

A Combined Modeling/Experimental Study of Pulsatile Insulin Secretion   
Richard Bertram, Florida State University

Feb 17

Probability Density Methods for Modeling Local Control of Calcium- Induced Calcium Release in Cardiac Myocytes   
George Williams, George Mason University

Feb 24

Transcriptional Control of Heart Failure   
Saleet Jafri, George Mason University

Mar 3

Recognition-by-Parts Using Boosting and Transduction   
Harry Wechsler, George Mason University

Mar 10

Spring Break   
No Class

Mar 17

Systems Biology of Angiogenesis   
Sasha Popel, The Johns Hopkins University

Mar 24

Mathematical Models of Human Metabolism and Body Weight Regulation   
Kevin Hall, The National Institutes of Health

Mar 31

Superhelical Duplex Destabilization (SIDD) in DNA and its Roles in Regulation   
Craig Benham, The University of California, Davis

Apr 7

Computing Biomolecular Transitions with Dynamic Importance Sampling   
Tom Woolf, The Johns Hopkins University

Apr 14

Using comparative analysis for solving biological problems   
Mihaela Pertea, The Univeristy of Maryland

Apr 21

Anti-microbial peptides & Francisella: An ancient mechanism of innate immunity   
Monique Van Hoek, George Mason University

Apr 28

Gene Regulation by Small RNAs   
Lakshmi Matukumalli, George Mason University

May 5

Research Day   
Class meets 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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