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University of Rochester

Bioinformatics Cluster

The Bioinformatics cluster meets monthly for student and faculty talks on current research in the area of Bioinformatics. The meeting is open to all members of the University community. We meet at 11:30 on the second Thursday of the month and additionally for outside speakers.

Funding for cluster activities is provided by the Provost through UCIS.

Schedule 2016-2017

September 28, 2016

2 PM

K307

(Medical Center Room 3-6408)

Paul Whitford, Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Identifying the Structural and Energetic Factors that Govern Ribosome Function”

October 13, 2016

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Andrew McDavid, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

"Inference of cell phenotype using single cell RNA sequencing"

November 10, 2016

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Jeff Zuber, Mathews Lab, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

"Precision in RNA Secondary Structure Prediction: A Sensitivity Analysis of the Folding Nearest Neighbor Parameters"

January 12, 2017

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Matthew McCall, Department of Biostatistics & Computational Biology

"Incorporating Uncertainty in the Estimation of Gene Regulatory Networks"

February 9, 2017

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

 

March 9, 2017

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

 

April 13, 2017

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

 

May 11, 2017

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Rebecca Jackobson, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

The cluster is co-directed by David Mathews and Gaurav Sharma.

Previous year schedules are available at 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013,2013-2014, 2014-2015, and 2015-2016.

Thanks to Tod Romo for the headline image.