George Mason University
School of Computational Sciences

Bioinformatics Colloquium

The Colloquium meets on Tuesdays, at 4:30 pm in the Auditorium, Building PWII.
Refreshments are served before the seminar at 4:00 pm.
Directions to Prince William Campus.

Fall 2001 Schedule
Spring 2002 Schedule
Fall 2002 Schedule

Spring 2003 Schedule

Jan 21 James Olds
Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study
The Need for Neural Informatics in Learning and Memory Research: Making Sense of a Contentious Field

Jan 28 Administrative session

Feb 4 Kenneth A. Jacobson
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Molecular Recognition in Purine Receptor Choline Ligand Development and Receptor Interactions

Feb 11 Isabel K. Darcy
University of Texas at Dallas 
A First-order Model of Protein-DNA Complexes

Feb 18
Olga Brazhnik
Epidemic Outbreak Surveillance Project USAF

Feb 25 Kenneth L. Geoly
Medical Director of Clinical Informatics, Inova Health System
The Multiple Roles of a Clinical Informaticist

Mar 4  Olga Brazhnik
Epidemic Outbreak Surveillance Project USAF
Architecting databases for bioinformatics

Mar 11  Spring break  (no semunar)

Mar 18 No seminar

Mar 25 Peter A. Covitz
NCI Center for Bioinformatics, NIH
caCORE: common infrastructure for biomedical informatics

Apr 1

Apr 8  Jennifer Weller
George Mason University

Apr 15 Ben Shneiderman
Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland 
Information Visualization for Gene Expression Data

Apr 22

May 12 Arthur Sherman
Mathematical Research Branch, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Inferring the Unseen: Effects of Hidden Calcium Pools on Oscillatory Insulin Secretion

George Mason University graduate students may enroll in the Bioinformatics Colloquium for credit .
For the Spring 2003 the course numbers are BINF 704 Sec 001 or CSI 898 Sec 002.

Colloquium coordinator Iosif Vaisman (