Bioinformatics Seminar

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.

Time and Location

Meeting Time: 11:30 - 1:00 in room 32-G575 unless otherwise specified.

Schedule - Spring 2018

Date Speaker Title Abstract
Feb. 14 Olga Vitek
Statistical Design and Analysis for Reproducible Quantitative Mass Spectrometry-based Experiments PDF
Feb. 21 Po-Ru Loh
Harvard Medical
Leveraging long range phasing to detect mosaicism in blood at ultra-low allelic fractions PDF
Feb. 28 Brian Cleary
Broad Institute
Understanding genetic networks with Compressive Biology PDF
Mar. 7 Yaniv Erlich
Columbia University
Quantitative analysis of population-scale family trees with millions of relatives PDF
Mar. 14 Yue Li
Multi-view Bayesian matrix factorization for mining large-scale heterogeneous electronic health records PDF
Mar. 21 Rob Patro
Stony Brook
When less enables more: making models and methods for modern genomics PDF
Apr. 4 Yana Bromberg
Deeper understanding of microbes as a benefit of forgetting microbial names PDF
Apr. 11 Mona Singh
Sequence, Structure and network methods to uncover cancer genes PDF
Apr. 18 Manolis Kellis
From Genetics to Theraputics: Uncovering and Manipulating the Circuitry of Non-coding Disease Variants PDF
Apr. 25 Nikhil Wagle
Harvard, Dana-Farber
Translational Genomics and Precision Medicine in Metastatic Breast Cancer PDF
May 2 Alkes Price
Harvard, Broad
Impact of negative selection on the genetic architecture of diseases and complex traits. PDF
May 9 Daniel Segre
Boston University
From genome-scale to ecosystem-level models of microbial metabolism PDF
May 16 Lenore Cowen
Community Detection in Biological Networks: Lessons from the DREAM 2016 Module Identification Challenge PDF

Past Terms

A listing of the Bioinformatics Seminar series home pages from prior terms.

Organizers and Information

The Bioinformatics Seminar is hosted by MIT Simons Professor of Mathematics and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Bonnie Berger. Professor Berger is also Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Affiliated Faculty of Harvard Medical School.

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