Bioinformatics Seminar Series 2015


Noam Kaplan, UMass Amherst
How the 1D genome encodes 3D topological domains
Speaker(s): Noam Kaplan
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Po-Ru Loh, Harvard School of Public Health
Fast linear mixed model algorithms for association testing and heritability analysis
Speaker(s): Po-Ru Loh
Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Uri Alon, Weizmann Institute
Pareto optimality in the evolution of animal morphology and gene expression
Speaker(s): Uri Alon
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Jerome Waldispuhl, Computer Science, McGill
Crowdsourcing genomics research
Speaker(s): Jerome Waldispuhl
Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

David Reich, Harvard Medical School
Massive migration from the Eurasian steppe was a source for Indo-European languages in Europe
Speaker(s): David Reich
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Debora Marks, Harvard Medical School
Evolutionary couplings: causal relationships for discovery and design
Speaker(s): Debora Marks
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

MICHAEL BAYM, Harvard Medical School
Evolution, Antibiotics, and Algorithms
Speaker(s): MICHAEL BAYM
Date: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Ben Raphael, Brown University
Algorithms for Cancer Genomics
Speaker(s): Ben Raphael
Date: Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Jadwiga Bienkowska,
ExpertMIX stratification of molecular profiles and clinical phenotypes
Speaker(s): Jadwiga Bienkowska
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Bonnie Berger,
Computational biology in the 21st century: Algorithms that scale
Speaker(s): Bonnie Berger
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Stata 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Eric Kelsic, Wyss Institute, Harvard University
Interactions in genes and ecosystems
Speaker(s): Eric Kelsic
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Konstantin Zeldovich, UMass Medical School
Biophysics and Bioinformatics of Influenza Virus Reassortment
Speaker(s): Konstantin Zeldovich
Date: Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Jennifer Listgarten ,
Linear Mixed Models for Genome and Epigenome-Wide Association Studies
Speaker(s): Jennifer Listgarten
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Julia Shifman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Cold spots in protein-protein interactions
Speaker(s): Julia Shifman
Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Tandy Warnow, University of Illinois
Grand Challenges in Phylogenomics - Tandy Warnow Seminar
Speaker(s): Tandy Warnow
Date: Friday, December 04, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Star Conference Room, Dreyfus Tower, 32 Vassar St. 32D-463
Contact: Manolis Kellis, 617-253-3434, manoli@mit.edu

Tim Reddy, Duke University School of Medicine
Tim Reddy: Experimentally Validating Regulatory Mechanisms Underlying Human Disease
Speaker(s): Tim Reddy
Date: Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: D-463 Star
Contact: Deborah Lehto, 617.324.7303, dlehto@csail.mit.edu