Center for Computational Biology Seminar SeriesConsidering the many advances in computational biology that have yet to come, it is pertinent for scientists in this discipline to connect with colleagues of similar research interests. To facilitate communication with fellow scientists, the Center for Computational Biology Seminar Series invites professors from national and international research institutions to talk about their current research.
|Sept 4 2019||Speaker: Dr. Sriram Kosuri, Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry at UCLA
Title: Combining DNA Synthesis, Multiplexed Reporters, and Genome Engineering to better Understand Human Gene Regulation and Protein Function
|Oct 02 2019||Speaker: Dr. Brenna Henn, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology in the Genome Center at UC Davis
Title: Reconstructing Human Population History in Africa Using Genomic Data
|Nov 14 2019||Speaker: Dr. Molly Schumer, Professor in the School of Humanities & Sciences at Stanford
Title: Unraveling the Tangled Web: The Evolutionary Impact of Hybridization
|Dec 12 2019||Speaker: Dr. Mark Gerstein, Professor in Biology & Biomedical Sciences at Yale University|
|Feb 5 2020||Speaker: Dr. Trevor Bedford, Affiliate Assistant Professor, School of Public Health at the University of Washington and Associate Member at Fred Hutch|
|March 5 2020||Speaker: Dr. Katrina Claw, Research Associate in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Washington|
|April 1 2020||Speaker: Dr. Sean Eddy, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University|
|May 6 2020||Speaker: Dr. William Noble, Professor in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington|
CCB Industry Speaker SeriesThe Center for Computational Biology Industry Speaker Series features prominent professionals from computational biology-related companies. Speakers represent a number of industries, including biotech, pharma, high-tech, and health-tech, and present company projects, background, and industry trends. These are public lectures and are open to all UC Berkeley students and faculty. When possible, seminars are recorded for online publishing. Our industry speakers to date are listed below in reverse chronological order.
|23andMe: Genetics and Drug Research Robert Gentleman, Ph.D., VP of Computational Biology, 23andMe April 20, 2016, 4:00 PM, 125 Li Ka Shing Center|
|Understanding the Molecular Networks of Hydrogen Production in Bacteria Eric Schadt, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Pacific Biosciences May 7, 2010, 4:00 PM, 106 Stanley Hall|
|Accurate Whole Genome Sequencing: Today and Beyond Scott Kahn, Ph.D., Chief Information Officer, Illumina February 24, 2009, 4:00 PM, 177 Stanley Hall|
|Next-Generation Whole Genome Sequencing of a Single Human Recapitulates Population Signatures of Natural Selection Francisco De La Vega, Ph.D., Distinguished Scientific Fellow and VP of SOLiD(TM) Applilcations and Bioinformatics, Applied Biosystems September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM, 177 Stanley Hall|
|23andMe: Empowering Consumer Enabled Research Anne Wojcicki, Ph.D., Co-Founder, 23andMe June 26, 2008, 4:00 PM, 106 Stanley Hall|
|Information-Based Personalized Medicine Alain Rappaport, M.D., Ph.D., General Manager, Health Search, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft March 20 2008, 4:00 PM, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building Video recording|
Computational Biology and Genomics Symposium
The Fourth Annual Genomics and Computational Biology Symposium is on Genomics and the Brain. This meeting will bring together leading scientists from the field of brain genomics and provide a unique opportunity to learn about the state of the art research in the field.
Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Start Time: 9:00AM. Check-In begins at 8:00AM.
Location: 245 Li Ka Shing Center for Health and Biomedical Sciences, UC Berkeley
Li Ka Shing Center is located on the Western edge of campus, off of Oxford Street and University Avenue. For an interactive campus map, click here; to download a printable map, click here.
- Megan Dennis, Senior Fellow, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
- Jennifer Erwin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Salk Institute
- Daniel Geschwind, Gordon and Virginia Macdonald Distinguished Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
- Michael Kobor, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia
- Anna Kukekova, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Matthew State, Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
CompBio Student SeminarsThe CompBio Student Seminar Series features short seminars by graduate students from the Computational Biology PhD and DE programs about their current research. All seminars take place in 521 Stanley from 12-1PM.
|August 30 2019||Speaker: Isabel Serrano, PhD Student; Ana Lyons, DE Student
Affiliation: Sudmant Lab, Computational Biology; Williams Lab, Integrative Biology
|September 27 2019||Speaker: Manjusha Chintalapati, Postdoctoral Researcher
Affiliation: Moorjani Lab, Molecular and Cell Biology
|November 22 2019||Speaker: Yun Deng, PhD Student
Affiliation: Rotations, Computational Biology
|February 14 2020||Speaker: Adam Gayoso, PhD Student
Affiliation: Streets Lab, Yosef Lab, Computational Biology
|March 13 2020||Speaker: Amanda Mok, PhD Student
Affiliation: Lareau Lab, Computational Biology
|April 10 2020||Speaker: Diana Aguilar Gomez, PhD Student
Affiliation: Nielsen Lab, Computational Biology
|May 15 2020||Speaker: Sandra Hui, PhD Student
Affiliation: Nielsen Lab, Computational Biology