The Bioinformatics Seminar is co-sponsored by the Department of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Theory of Computation group at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The seminar series focuses on highlighting areas of research in the field of computational biology.
The regular weekly seminar series will resume in February 2009.
Time and Location
Class Meeting Time: 11:30 - 1:00 in The Theory of
Computation Lab Room Building 32, Room G575
Office Hours for Professor Berger: 10:30-11:30am, Wednesdays (CSAIL office, 32G-574) or by appointment.
|Feb 11||Lenore Cowen
|Fault Tolerance in Protein Interaction Networks: Stable Bipartite Subgraphs and Redundant Pathways|
|Feb 18||Shuba Gopal
formerly at Rochester Institute of Technology
|Genetic Algorithm Learning: A New Approach for the Discovery of Small, Diffuse Patterns in Genomic Sequences|
University of Montreal
|The Discovery of Nucleotide Cyclic Motifs, the Implementation of the MC-Fold and MC-Sym Pipeline, and the Prediction of Small and Large RNA 3-D Structures|
|Mar 4||Amy Keating
|Designing Protein-Protein Interaction Specificity|
|Mar 11||Rolf Backofen
|Non-Coding RNAs: How to Find Them and How to Find Targets|
|Mar 18||Tobias Bollenbach
|Non-optimal Microbial Response to Antibiotics Underlies Drug Interactions|
|Mar 30||Jinbo Xu
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
|Protein Threading by Nonlinearly Combining Evolutionary and Non-evolutionary Information|
|Apr 1||David Reich
|Reconstructing Indian Population History|
|Apr 8||Samuel Kou
|Exploring Global Energy Landscape of Lattice Protein Models Via Monte Carlo Methods|
|Apr 15||Austin Che
MIT, Ginkgo BioWorks
|Engineering Synthetic Splicing Ribozyme Systems|
|Apr 22||Charles W. O'Donnell
|Modeling Ensembles of Beta-Sheet Folds|
|Apr 29||Ivan Dotu
|Combinatorial Optimization Applications in Computational Biology|
|May 6||Jim Collins
|Bacterial Network Biology|
|May 13||Jin Liu
|A Bayesian Partition Model for Detecting eQTL Modules|
A listing of the Bioinformatics Seminar series home pages from prior terms.
Organizers and Information
The Bioinformatics Seminar is co-hosted by Professor Peter Clote of Boston College's Biology and Computer Science Departments and MIT Professor of Applied Mathematics Bonnie Berger. Professor Berger is also affiliated with CSAIL & HST.The seminar is announced weekly via email to members of the seminar's mailing list and to those on CSAIL's event calendar list. It is also posted in the BioWeek calendar.
To be added to the seminar's email announcement list or for any questions you have about the seminar, please mail email@example.com.