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
Aug 27 New students orientation
Sep 3 Saleet Jafri 
SCS, George Mason University 
Modeling the Mechanims of Calcium Sparks in the Heart
Sep 10 Administrative session (Iosif Vaisman)
Sep 17 Claudio Cioffi-Revilla 
SCS and Center for Social Complexity, George Mason University 
The New Center for Social Complexity: Computational Social Science at GMU
Sep 24 Douglas Julin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland 
Dissection of the bacterial RecBCD enzyme by biochemical and bioinformatics approaches
Oct 3, 
Daniel Carr 
George Mason University 
Visualizing Gene Regulation and Peptide Docking Statistics
Oct 10, 
S&T I, Rm 206
Toshiko Ichiye
School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University 
Computational Approaches to Understanding Electron Transfer Properties of
Oct 15  Columbus Day Recess Schedule (no semunar)
Oct 22 Tyra Wolfsberg
Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute 
Computational approaches to studying transcriptional regulation
Oct 24 
S&T I, Rm 206
Pedro Mendes 
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute 
Inferring Biochemical Networks from Functional Genomic Data
Oct 29 John Weinstein
National Cancer Institute, NIH 
Integrating Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics
Oct 30 
Wed, 3:30 pm 
PWII, Rm185
Malgorzata Kotulska
Wroclaw University of Technology,  Poland 
Modeling the Mechanism of Metabolic Oscillations in Ischemic Cardiac Myocytes
Nov 5 Sorin Istrail
Informatics Research, Celera Genomics 
Inferring Gene Transcription Networks: The Davidson Model
Nov 12 Angela Gronenborn
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health 
Structural and Functional Studies on Cyanovirin-N, a Potent HIV
Inactivating Protein
Nov 19 Fatah Kashanchi 
Department of Microbiology, George Washington University 
Microarray and Proteomic approach in viral infections.
Nov 26 Simon Berkovich
Department of Computer Science, George Washington University 
Biological information in the physical Universe
Dec 3 Eugene Koonin
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine 
Evolution of eukaryotic gene structure: remarkable conservation of intron positions in plants and vertebrates and massive, lineage-specific loss of introns 

George Mason University graduate students may enroll in the Bioinformatics Colloquium for credit .
For the Fall 2002 the course numbers are BINF 704 Sec 001 or CSI 898 Sec 002.

Colloquium coordinator Iosif Vaisman (