Computational Biology Seminar

The Computational Biology Seminar is a weekly series of seminars on topics in computational biology presented by invited speakers, Duke faculty, and CBB doctoral and certificate graduate students.

Spring 2019 Schedule

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Place: 4233 French

DateSpeakerInstitutionHostPresentation Title
1/14Anne WestDuke University, Dept of NeurobiologyPaul Magwene“Measuring, manipulating, and modeling chromatin regulation of neuronal gene expression”
1/21No SeminarMLK Holiday
1/28Molly PrezworskiColumbiaSayan Mukherjee"An evolutionary perspective on meiotic recombination in vertebrates"
2/4Alex OchoaDuke University, Dept of B&BTim Reddy"Relatedness and differentiation in arbitrary population structures"
2/11John MarioniCRUK/EMBLJenny Tung Using Single Cell Genomics to understand cell fate decisions in early mammalian development.
2/18Zhiping WengU Mass Medical SchoolHarshit Sahay An Atlas of polymerase III-transcribed Alu elements across human cell types and tissues
3/4Neeraj (Neil) SuranaDuke University, Dept of PediatricsPaul Magwene“Determining causality within the microbiome: Finding the needle in the haystack”
3/11No SeminarSpring Break
3/18Michael BeerJohn Hopkins , Dept of Biomedical EngineeringHarshit SahayUsing Machine Learning to Predict the Impact of Non-coding Genetic Variation and Enhancer-Promoter Interactions
3/25Deborah WinterNorthwesternKyle Moran“Modeling the Gene Regulatory Networks of Macrophages in Health and Disease”
4/1Enrique De La CruzYaleDanny LewHow cells break the filament bones that power their movement
4/8Xihong LinHarvardMengqi ZhangAnalysis of Massive Data from Genome, Exposome and Phenome: Challenges and Opportunities
4/15Hongyu ZhaoYaleBeth Hauser“Dissecting Genetic Architecture of Complex Diseases From Genome Wide Association Studies”