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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 2014-2015

October 9, 2014

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Yinghan Fu, Mathews and Sharma labs, Biochemistry and Biophysics

"Dynalign II: Common Secondary Structure Prediction for RNA Homologs with Domain Insertions"

November 13, 2014

11:00 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Tim Mosmann, Center for Vaccine Biology

and

Gaurav Sharma, Electrical & Computer Engineering

"SWIFT: High-resolution High-dimensional Analysis of Flow-Cytometry Data - Clustering, Templating, and Competition"

 

December 11, 2014

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Juilee Thakar, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

"Transcriptional Regulation Involved in Influenza Infections"

March 12, 2015

11:30 AM

Neuman Room

(Medical Center Room
1-6823)

Dongmei Li, CTSI

"An Evaluation of Statistical Methods for DNA Methylation Microarray Data Analysis"

May 6, 2015

2:00 PM

Room K307

(Medical Center Room 3-6408)

Rhiju Das, Departments of Biochemistry and Physics, Stanford University

Towards RNA Structure/Function from Scratch

May 19, 2015

11:30 AM

Computer Studies Building 209

River Campus

Dan Brown, Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Fast Algorithms for Phylogenetic Reconstruction of Aligned Sequences

May 21, 2015

11:30 AM

Georgen Hall 101

River Campus

Henry Kautz, Department of Computer Science

nEmesis: Which Restaurants Should You Avoid Today?

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 and 2013-2014.

Thanks to Tod Romo for the headline image.