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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 2010-2011

November 11, 2010

11:30 AM

Upper S-Wing Auditorium

(Medical Center Room
3-7619)

Matthew Seetin, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Mathews Lab

Prediction of RNA Tertiary Structure

December 9, 2010

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

(Cancelled because of weather.)

Alain Laederach, Wadsworth Center

Disease-Associated Mutations that alter the RNA structural ensemble: Identifying new RiboSNitches

FRIDAY, January 14, 2011

NOON

K-207

(Medical Center Room
2-6408)

Charles Lawrence, Applied Mathematics, Brown University

RNAG: A New Gibbs Sampler for Predicting RNA Secondary Structure for Unaligned Sequences

February 10, 2011

11:30 AM

Upper S-wing Auditorium

(Medical Center Room
3-7616)

Harry Stern, Department of Chemistry

Many-body effects in protein- ligand binding

March 10, 2011

11:30 AM

Upper S-wing Auditorium

(Medical Center Room
3-7616)

Vicente M. Reyes, Biological Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology

Novel Representations of Protein 3D Structures and their Potential Applications

April 14, 2011

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Alain Laederach, Wadsworth Center

Disease-Associated Mutations that alter the RNA structural ensemble: Identifying new RiboSNitches

May 12, 2010

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Ross Walker, San Diego Supercomputer Center and UC San Diego

Towards routine microsecond molecular dynamics simulations of proteins on commodity hardware: Extreme GPU acceleration of AMBER

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, and 2009-2010.

Thanks to Tod Romo for the headline image.