Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium
Thursdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UC San Diego, Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Fung Auditorium
Complete schedule here

2019 Spring Plots n Pints

Wednesday, May 29, 20194:00 – 8:00 pm

“Tap Room” at Rock Bottom La Jolla8980 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

The SDCSB’s “Plots n Pints” features short talks by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from labs throughout the Center. Hosted in the private room upstairs at Rock Bottom, there will be plenty of food and to time to chat about projects new and old both before and after the talks. There’s even a pool table.


4:00Welcome & Happy Hour  …

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5th Annual Host-Pathogen Interactions: Circuits to Systems Symposium

Organized by: FluOMICs Consortium 

Co-sponsored by Program Project for the study of Innate Immune Responses and Vaccines Against Tumor-Associated Herpesviruses (P01 CA177322)

Please register here

Elucidating the molecular mechanisms that govern host-pathogen interactions is a subject of intense research in the field of infectious disease. National and local thought leaders will discuss current gaps in our understanding of how pathogens manage to evade host immune surveillance and establish acute and chronic infection states.

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First Annual Systems Biology of Infectious Diseases Workshop
2018 Fall Plots n Pints

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
4:00 – 8:00 pm


“Tap Room” at Rock Bottom La Jolla
8980 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037


“Plots n Pints” will feature short talks by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from labs throughout the SDCSB. We have booked a private room upstairs at Rock Bottom where we’ll have plenty of food, beer and time to chat. With six speakers, there will be plenty of science too.



Welcome & Happy Hour

Juan Carlos Jado Rodriguez (Postdoctoral Fellow, Elizabeth Winzeler’s …

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Cytoscape Tutorial for Beginners

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

UC San Diego, Biomedical Research Facility II, Room 3A04


Organized by Barry Demchak, Cytoscape’s Chief Architect

With additional financial support provided by Flu-OMICS 


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Cytoscape is the most popular software for analyzing and visualizing molecular networks and biological pathways. Cytoscape has many powerful features for integrating these networks with annotations, gene expression profiles and other state data.

At this beginner’s clinic, the Cytoscape development team will provide hands-on instruction and guidance on using Cytoscape. Attendees …

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4th Annual “Host-Pathogen Interactions: Circuits to Systems” Symposium

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

2880 Torrey Pines Science Drive, La Jolla, CA

Participation is FREE, but registration is required for all attendees. For registration, including travel grant and poster abstract submissions, please click here

In collaboration with the NIAID-funded FluOMICS and FluDyNeMo Programs are pleased to announce, the registration and poster abstract submission for the 4th …

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Applications Now Open For the Systems Biology Training Program

Sponsored by the San Diego Center for Systems Biology and UC San Diego Health Sciences



The San Diego Center for Systems Biology (SDCSB) is pleased to accept applications for our Systems Biology Training Program. Applications are solicited from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at UC San Diego or affiliated institutions wishing to develop and apply systems biology approaches to address a compelling biomedical question.

Applicants are encouraged to have two faculty mentors, at least one of which must be a …

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Ensembl Tutorial

Monday, May 8, 2017, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Medical Education & Telemedicine Building, Room 141

Hosted by Helen Sparrow – Ensembl Outreach Officer

European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)


Register for the event here



This full-day workshop will provide an introduction to Ensembl (, a freely available comprehensive and integrated genomic resource. Ensembl currently has over 80 vertebrate species available, including human genomes, whether in its latest assembly (GRCh38) or the previous ones (GRCh37 and …

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Intellectual Property and Licensing Workshop 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 1.30 pm – 6.15 pm

Main Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

Organized by Kamala Janiyani

This workshop will bring together inventors, legal and business professionals from the local San Diego community to discuss recent updates in intellectual property law and sponsored research. Speakers will share their thoughts in details followed by Q and A..


Please visit here to register.




Welcome Remarks

April Wurster (Patent Attorney, Viacyte, Inc.)
Patent …

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“The Story of Lee Hood” Book Tour – Lecture and Lunch with Luke Timmerman

March 3, 2017, from 11 am – 1 pm

MET 145 and BRF2 1102, UC San Diego

Please register for the event here


The San Diego Center for Systems Biology is happy to host Luke Timmerman, author of “The Story of Lee Hood, Pioneer of Automated DNA Sequencing and Systems Biology”.

Lee Hood is best known for leading the team at Caltech in the 1980s that developed the first automated DNA sequencing instrument. It was the tool that paved the way for emerging …

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