Saint Louis University
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Colloquium Series, Fall 2017

Week Date Speaker
Title
1 Monday 8/28/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Ru Zhang
Danforth Plant Science Center
Exploring functional genomic landscapes of heat sensing and regulation in photosynthetic cells by using algal high-throughput and quantitative approaches
2 No Seminar (Labor Day)
3 Friday 9/15/17
1:10-2:00, Schwitalla M215
Rebecca Bart
Danforth Plant Science Center
Dissecting the disease triangle: host, pathogens and the environment
4 Monday 9/18/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Weixiong Zhang
Washington University
Transcriptome and promoter analysis for identification of stress-responsive microRNAs
5 Monday 9/25/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Ryan Williams
Monsanto
Describing the root-associated microbiomes of maize and soybean using comparative metagenomics
6 Monday 10/02/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Hani Zaher
Washington University
Role of ribosome collision on quality control during no-go decay
7 No Seminar
8 No Seminar (Midterm week)
9 Friday 10/27/17
1:10-2:00, Schwitalla M215
Hong Ma
Penn State University
Nuclear gene-based phylogenies of major eukaryotic groups and analyses of divergence times and morphological evolution in angiosperms
10 Friday 11/03/17
1:10-2:00, Schwitalla M215
Ross Hardison
Penn State University
Validated systematic integration: a vision for epigenomics in hematopoietic gene regulation
11 Monday 11/06/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Richard DiPaolo
SLU School of Medicine
Analyzing T-cell receptor sequences in blood to identify vaccinated and infected individuals
12 Monday 11/13/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Chris Topp
Danforth Plant Science Center
What's Going on Down There? - Imaging Technologies and Computational Approaches to Understand Root Growth Dynamics and Genetics
13 Monday 11/20/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Xu Wang
Auburn University
Comparative and evolutionary genomics of allelic imbalance in mammals
14 Friday 12/01/17
1:10-2:00, Schwitalla M215
Lakshminarayan Iyer
NCBI/NLM/NIH
Discovering novel DNA modifications and phage/plasmid biology using comparative genomics
15 Monday 12/04/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Ted Ahn
SLU Dept. Computer Science
Use case of building a new R package for bioconductor: Long gene expression for neuronal identity
16 Monday 12/11/17
2:10-3:00, Ritter 323
Student Presentations

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