Genetics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Colloquium (2015–16)

Thursdays, Noon – 1 pm, at Leichtag Auditorium

Sponsored along with the UCSD Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Program, the Institute for Genomic Medicine, and the Departments of Medicine, Neuroscience, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

Fall 2015
Oct 1, 2015 Deborah M. Gordon (Stanford University)
The Ecology of Collective Behavior
Oct 8, 2015 Erez Lieberman Aiden  (Baylor College of Medicine)
How Genomes Fold: Now Inside the Loop
Oct 15, 2015 Eleazar Eskin (University of California — Los Angeles)
Known and Unknown Confounding in Genetic Studies
* Daniel T. O’Connor Inaugural Memorial Lecture *
Oct 22, 2015 Ben Langmead (Johns Hopkins University)
Scalable Analysis of Many Sequencing Datasets At Once
Oct 29, 2015 Stephan Ripke (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University)
Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going Tomorrow?
Nov 5, 2015 Andrew Su (Scripps Research Institute)
Open Biomedical Knowledge Using Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science
Nov 12, 2015 Talk cancelled
Nov 19, 2015 Lulu Qian (California Institute of Technology)
Programming a Combinatorial Diversity of Complex DNA Nanostructures
Dec 3, 2015 Paul Sternberg (California Institute of Technology)
Winter 2016
Jan 7, 2016 Yun Song (University of California — Berkeley)
Tracing Population History Through Genetic Data: Information-theoretic Limits and Efficient Inference Methods
Jan 14, 2016 Yana Bromberg (Rutgers University)
The last straw did not break the camel’s back: interpreting genomic variation to inform pathogenesis pathways
Jan 21, 2016 Abraham Palmer (University of California – San Diego)
Quantitative Genetic Studies of Behavior in Mice, Rats, and Humans
Jan 28, 2016 Talk cancelled
Feb 4, 2016 Rachel Karchin (Johns Hopkins University)
Computational Analysis of Genomic Data to Aid Medical Decision Making
Feb 11, 2016 William Hahn (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)
Systematic Interrogation of Cancer Dependencies
Feb 11, 2016 Talk cancelled
Feb 25, 2016 Peter Karchenko (Harvard University)
Analysis of Transcriptional and Genetic Heterogeneity with Single-cell Data
Mar 3, 2016 Hua Tang (Stanford University)
Learning About the Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits Across Populations
Mar 10, 2016 Yi Xing (University of California — Los Angeles)
Elucidate transcriptome isoform complexity using massive RNA-seq data
Spring 2016

NEW LOCATION: Fung Auditorium
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall

Mar 31, 2016 Uwe Ohler (Max Delbrueck Center, Berlin)
Combining Sequence and Chromatin Information for Predictive Modeling of Transcription
Apr 7, 2016 Tomas Walsh (University of Washington)
Multigene Cancer Panels in the Research and Clinical Setting
Apr 14, 2016 Karen Lasker (Stanford University)
Spatiotemporal Systems Biology of an Asymmetrically Dividing Bacterium
Apr 21, 2016 Galit Lahav (Harvard University)
Dynamics of Cancer Pathways in Single Cells
Apr 28, 2016 Karen Mohlke (University of North Carolina)
Genetic Variation and Adipose Gene Expression in Complex Metabolic Traits
May 5, 2016 Carol Gross (University of California – San Francisco)
Manufacture of the Bacterial Proteome
May 12, 2016 Leo Pallanck (University of Washington)
Genetic and Proteomic Analysis of a Mitochondrial Quality Control Pathway
May 19, 2016 Tandy Warnow (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
Genome-scale estimation of the Tree of Life
May 26, 2016 ….. Graham McVicker (Salk Institue)
Allele-specific methods for discovery of molecular quantitative trait loci
Jun 2, 2016 Christina Smolke (Stanford University)
Synthetic biology platforms for natural product biosynthesis and discovery