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.
|Jan 11||Prof. Dr. Rolf Backofen (Lehrstuhl für Bioinformatik Institut für Informatik)||Motif Detection under RNA Structural Constraints|
|Jan 23||Claire Herrbach||Pairwise RNA secondary structures alignment|
|Feb 6||Bonnie Berger (MIT)||Comparative Genomics: Sequence, Structure and Networks|
|Feb 13||Peter Clote (BC)||Riboswitches, RNA conformational switches and prokaryotic gene regulation|
|Feb 20||Jinbo Xu (TTI-C)||Protein conformation sampling using conditional random fields|
|Feb 27||Liise Holm (Univ of Helsinki/Radcliffe)||Sequence space graph and some applications|
|Mar 5||Arjun Bhutkar (BU, Harvard)||Comparative Genomics: Synteny and genome rearrangements|
|Mar 12||Jerome Waldispuhl||Algorithms for exploring the mutation landscape of RNA molecules|
|Mar 19||Dr. Shobha Polturi (Pfizer)||Predictive Models for Toxicity using rat in-vivo Gene Expression Data (ToxExpress)|
|Apr 2||Yann Ponty (BC)||Statistical sampling of RNA structures: Analysis and algorithmic improvements|
|Apr 9||Eric Xing (CMU)||Nonparametric Bayesian Methods for Genetic Inference|
|Apr 16||Jadwiga Bienskowska (Biogen/CSAIL)||Convergent Random Forest Predictor: A new method for designing predictors of drug response. Predicting response to anti-TNFs in Rheumatoid Arthritis using whole blood gene expression.|
|Apr 23||Leonid Mirney (Harvard, MIT)||How gene order is influenced by the biophysics of transcription regulation|
|Apr 30||Joseph Lehar (CombinatoRx)||Systems Biomedicine and the Multi-Node Drug Target|
|May 7||Yoel Shkolnisky (Yale)||Reference Free Cryo-EM Structure Determination through Eigenvectors of Sparse Matrices|
|May 14||Lenore Cowen (Tufts)||Comparative Modeling for Protein Structure Prediction|
A listing of the Bioinformatics Seminar series home pages from prior terms.
- Spring 2017
- Spring 2016
- Spring 2015
- Spring 2013
- Spring 2011
- Spring 2010
- Spring 2009
- Fall 2008
- Fall 2007
- Spring 2007
- Fall 2006
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.
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