Bioinformatics Seminar Series 2019


Predrag Radivojac, Northeastern University
Deciphering molecular mechanisms of disease consequent to mutation via semi-supervised learning
Speaker(s): Predrag Radivojac
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Stata Center 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-2533037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Shirley Liu, Harvard
Hidden cancer immunology insights from tumor RNA-seq
Speaker(s): Shirley Liu
Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Soumya Raychaudhuri, Harvard Medical School
Fast, sensitive, and accurate integration of single cell data to define cell-type specific immune disease mechanisms
Speaker(s): Soumya Raychaudhuri
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Gerorg K. Gerber, Harvard Medical School
Bayesian machine learning models for understanding microbiome dynamics
Speaker(s): Gerorg K. Gerber
Date: Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Building 32, Room G575 (STATA)
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Idoia Ochoa, Univ of Illinois Urbana
Genomic analysis pipeline: overview, challenges, and proposed solutions
Speaker(s): Idoia Ochoa
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Karel Brinda, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health,
Lineage calling can identify antibiotic resistant clones within minutes
Speaker(s): Karel Brinda, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Date: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Travis Gibson, Research Fellow Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women's Hospital
Learning microbial dynamics for therapeutic applications: Scalable inference, robustness, and control.
Speaker(s): Travis Gibson
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Stata Center Building 32 Room G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Ruth Nussinov, Professor in the Dept. of Human Genetics, School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and Senior Principal Scientist, Principal Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Interface Mimicry-Based Prediction of Host-Microbe Interactions
Speaker(s): Ruth Nussinov
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Stata Center Building 32 Room G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Peter Park, Harvard University
Mutational signature analysis and its applications to the clinic
Speaker(s): Peter Park
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Paul Medvedev, Penn State
Data structures to represent sets of k-mers
Speaker(s): Paul Medvedev
Date: Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Su-In Lee, University of Washington
ROOM CHANGE D463 STAR Explainable Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicine
Speaker(s): Su-In Lee
Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-D463 Star
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Tsachy Weissman, Stanford Univerrsity
On storage of and in DNA
Speaker(s): Tsachy Weissman
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu