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Bioinformatics Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Feb 25, 2014, 1:30-2:30pm, Baker University Center 231
    Topic: Churchill: A Cloud-Enabled, Ultra-Fast Computational Approach for the Discovery of Human Genetic Variation
    Peter White, Ph.D.
    Principal Investigator, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis
    Director, Biomedical Genomics Core
    Director of Molecular Bioinformatics, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

  • Oct 28, 2013, 2:00-3:00pm, ARC 106
    Topic:  Reconstructing Population-Level History from Genetic Variation Data
    Russell Schwartz, Professor of Biological Sciences, co-Director, Carnegie Mellon/University of Pittsburgh Joint Ph.D. Program  in Computational Biology Carnegie Mellon University
  • April 2, 2013, 1:30-2:30pm, Stocker Center 103
    Topic:  "Comprehensive Numerical Simulation as a Tool for Understanding Dynamic Genetic Systems"
    John Sanford, Ph.D, Cornell University
  • Feb 19, 2013, 1:30-2:50pm, Stocker Center 103
    Topic: "Learning regulatory codes through modeling and analyzing 'omics data"
    Victor Jin, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical informatics, The Ohio State University

  • May 2, 2012, 2:00pm, Stocker Center 103
    Topic:  "A Revolution in DNA Sequencing Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities."
    The talk is sponsored by the Bioinformatics Distinguished Lecture series.
    Jeff Schloss, Ph.D., program director from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
  • November 4, 2011, 10:10am, Stocker Center 103
    Topic:  Computing with Bacteria
    Laurie J. Heyer, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics at Davidson College
  • May 4, 2011, 9:00-10:00am. Keynote speech
    Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

  • May 3, 2011, 9:00-10:20am. Keynote speech
    Topic: Pattern discovery from high throughput biological data.
    Alfred Hero, Ph.D., University of Michigan.

  • May 3, 2011, 1:30-2:30pm. Keynote speech
    Topic: Dynamics of Genome Evolution During a Long-Term Experiment with E. coli.
    Richard Lenski, Ph.D., Michigan State University.

  • May 3, 2011, 8:30-9:00pm. Keynote speech
    Topic: The Role of Biomedical Informatics in Next Generation.
    Michael Becich, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

  • April 7, 2010, 2:00-3:00pm, Stocker Center 103
    Topic: Real World CSI: The Science and Non-Science of Forensic DNA Analysis and Interpretation.
    Michael L. Raymer, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science and engineering at Wright State University.

  • May 6, 2009, 2:10-3:00pm, Stocker Center 103
  • Topic: Indexing for Success: Effective and Efficient Analysis of Biological Data.
    Jignesh M. Patel, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin.
  • March 3, 2009, 2:10-3:00pm, Stocker Center 103.
    Topic: Identification of A Breast Cancer Associated Regulatory Network.
    Jeffrey D. Parvin, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Biomedical Informatics Shared Resource of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Oct. 24, 2008.
    Topic: Regulatory and Epigenetic Landscapes of Mammalian Genomes
    Laura Elnitski, Ph.D., Head, Genomic Functional Analysis Section, Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health.

Sponsored by the Russ College of Engineering and Technology's School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Biomedical Engineering program; Center for Scientific Computing and Immersive Technologies; and Bioinformatics Laboratory; the College of Arts and Sciences' Molecular and Cellular Biology program and Department of Biological Sciences ; the College of Osteopathic Medicine's Department of Biomedical Sciences; the Ohio University Genomics Facility; the Edison Biotechnical Institute; and Diagnostic Hybrids, Inc.

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