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 virtually on Wednesdays unless otherwise specified.

Zoom Link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/94668502175 Please access Zoom with your institutional account (mit.edu)

More information coming soon

Spring 2005

Date Speaker Title Abstract
Feb. 14 Michael Jordan
UC Berkeley
Bayesian Bioinformatics PDF
Feb. 21 Holiday
(President's Day)
Feb. 28 Peter Clote
BC
Structural RNA, folding energy and asymptotic Z-scores
Mar. 7 Jerome Waldispuhl
Ecole Polytechnique & BC
Modeling and predicting the structure of transmembrane proteins PDF
Mar. 14 Elizabeth Thomas
Harvard
Doublets: a new player in genome evolution PDF
Mar. 21 Spring Vacation
Mar. 28 Norbert Perrimon
Harvard Medical School
Functional genomic and network analysis in Drosophila PDF
Apr. 4 Rohit Singh
MIT
CHAINTWEAK: Sampling From The Neighbourhood of a Protein Conformation PDF
Apr. 11 Huajan Wang
Ambergen
SED, a Normalization Free Method for DNA Microarray Data Analysis PDF
Apr. 18 Holiday
(Patriot's Day)
Apr. 25 Garbor Marth
BC
A Coalescent Computational Platform to Predict Strength of Association for Clinical Samples PDF
May 2 David Mathews
Univ of Rochester Medical School
Predicting Secondaray Structures Common to Two RNA Sequences PDF
May 9 Jim Collins
Boston University
Engineering Gene Networks PDF
May 12 Zasha Weinberg
University of Washington
Accurate annotation of non-coding RNAs in practical time 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 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

Sarah Nyquist (TA): nyquist@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 Sarah Nyquist (nyquist@mit.edu) for more information