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 5:30 PM on the second Thursday of the month (expect for December 2005, when the meeting is the first Thursday).

Schedule 2005-2006
October 13, 2005; 5:30 PM

Northeastern Conference Room

(Room 1-9535)

Anthony Almudevar

Using a Bayesian Posterior Density in the Design of Perturbation Experiments for Network Reconstruction

Ilyas Yildirim (Turner Lab)

AMBER and Thermodynamic Integration (TI) approach in free energy calculations

November 10, 2005; 5:30 PM


Room 3-6408

Mike King

Fractal analysis of DNA sequences: a review

Ollivier Hyrien

Stochastic modeling of oligodendrocytes generation observed at the clonal level

December 1, 2005; 5:30 PM

Northeastern Conference Room

Room 1-9535

Derick Peterson

Constructing Prognostic Gene Expression Profiles for Breast Cancer Survival

Harry Stern

Molecular Simulation with Variable Protonation States

January 12, 2006


Medical Center Room 2-6408

Mitsu Ogihara

A Comparison of Gene Ranking Methods and Multiclass Classification Algorithms

Jim McGrath

Cell Motility in Sheets and Crowded Cultures

February 9, 2006


Medical Center Room 2-6408

Xing Qiu, Yuanhui Xiao, Alexander Gordon and Andrei Yakovlev

Assessing stability of gene selection in microarray data analysis

David Mathews

Novel non-coding RNA sequence discovery in genomes

March 9, 2006


Medical Center Room 2-6408

Matthew Seetin

(Mathews Lab)

Efficiently Measuring Free Energies of Folding from Computational Pulling Experiments

April 13, 2006


Orr Ravitz

(Stern Lab)

Spectral Tuning in the Visual Receptors - a QM/MM study

David Gee

(King Lab)

Inflammation: What makes a neutrophil stick?

May 11, 2006


Peterson Lab Hyrien Lab

If you would like more information about the cluster, please email David Mathews, David_Mathews[at]