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

(Please note the new schedule! In previous years, the seminar was held on Wednesdays.)

Meeting time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 AM (Eastern Time) virtually on Mondays, unless otherwise specified.

The seminar meets over Zoom (link here).

More information coming soon!

Fall 2022

Date Speaker Title Abstract
Sep. 12 Ron Shamir
Tel Aviv University
Integration, modularity and network analysis for understanding disease PDF
Sep. 19 Jian Peng
UIUC
High-resolution de novo structure prediction from primary sequence PDF
Oct. 3 Zhiping Weng
UMass Medical
Evolutionary Landscapes of Human cis-regulatory Elements and Transcription Factor Binding Sites in the Mammalian Lineage PDF
Oct. 10 HOLIDAY
Oct. 17 Teresa Przytycka
NIH
TBA
Oct. 24 Lenore Cowen
Tufts
TBA
Oct. 31 Xihong Lin
Harvard
TBA
Nov. 7 (Tentative) Burkhard Rost
TUM
TBA
Nov. 14 Vikram Khurana
Brigham and Women's Hospital
TBA
Nov. 21 Deborah Marks
Harvard
TBA
Nov. 28 Martin Vingron
Max Planck Institute
TBA
Dec. 5 Barry Honig
Columbia
TBA
Dec. 12 Haixu Tang
Indiana University
TBA

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 head of the Computation and Biology group at CSAIL 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.

Bonnie Berger: bab@mit.edu

Younhun Kim (TA): younhun@mit.edu

To be added to the seminar's email announcement list or for any questions you have about the seminar, please mail bioinfo@csail.mit.edu.

If you plan to enroll in the associated course, 18.418/HST.504: Topics in Computational Molecular Biology, please contact Professor Berger (bab@mit.edu) and cc TA Younhun Kim (nyquist@mit.edu) for more information.