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April 2017

Penn Bioinformatics Forum – Christina Kendziorski, PhD

April 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Austrian Auditorium, CRB, 415 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19104
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Statistical methods for single-cell RNA-seq experiments Dr. Christina Kendziorski Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics University of Wisconsin - Madison Abstract: Single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq) has emerged as a revolutionary tool that allows us to address scientific questions that were elusive just a few years ago. With the advantages of scRNA-seq come computational challenges that are just beginning to be addressed. In this talk, I will review statistical methods our group has developed for scRNA-seq experiments with a focus on…

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May 2017

WEBINAR – Introduction to Cytoscape: network visualization software

May 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Introduction to Cytoscape: network visualization software   Date: Thursday May 4th, 12:00-1:30 PM   Description: Cytoscape is an open source network visualization tool that can be used to explore complex networks of genes, author co-publications, social networks, and more. This webinar will provide an introduction to some of the core functionality of Cytoscape, including the loading and manipulation of experimental data. For example, you will learn how to change visual properties to easily distinguish biologically significant relationships. Many of the…

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IBI Seminar: Bin Chen, PhD

May 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Reunion Hall, John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
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"Leveraging molecular and clinical data to transform cancer drug discovery in the era of precision medicine" Bin Chen, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics and Institute for Computational Health Sciences University of California, San Francisco Thursday, May 11, 2017 JMB Reunion 10:00AM-11:00AM Seminar Abstract: Rapidly decreasing costs of molecular measurement technologies not only enable profiling of disease sample molecular features at different levels (e.g., transcriptome, proteome, metabolome), but also enable measuring of cellular signatures of individual drugs in clinically relevant…

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IBI Seminar: Li Shen, PhD

May 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
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" Bioinformatics Strategies for Multidimensional Brain Imaging Genomics" Li Shen, PhD Associate Professor, Center for Neuroimaging, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences Associate Director, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Indiana University School of Medicine Tuesday, May 30, 2017 JMB Class of 62' 10:00am -11:00am Seminar Abstract: Imaging genomics is an emerging data science field, where integrative analysis of imaging and omics data is performed to provide new insights into the phenotypic characteristics and genetic mechanisms of normal or disordered…

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June 2017

IBI Seminar: Ryan J. Urbanowicz, Ph.D.

June 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Reunion Hall, John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
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"A new paradigm for data mining in bioinformatics: Embracing genetic heterogeneity" Ryan J. Urbanowicz, Ph.D. Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics University of Pennsylvania Thursday, June 1, 2017 JMB Reunion Auditorium 10:00am-11:00am Seminar Abstract: The goals for data mining in bioinformatics are to detect, model, interpret, and make predictions.  In genomics, this typically involves connecting predictive genotypes with a disease phenotype. However, this task is regularly confounded by the complexity of underlying patterns of association as well as…

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2017 Institute for Biomedical Informatics/Genomics and Computational Biology Retreat

June 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Click here to register for the 2017 Retreat.

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August 2017

IBI Seminar: Melissa A. Haendel, Ph.D.

August 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
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“Crossing the semantic chasm of despair: semantics for translational research” Melissa A. Haendel, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology Oregon Health and Science University Tuesday, August 8th JMB Class of 62’ Auditorium 10:00am – 11:00am Seminar Abstract: Deep phenotyping is the precise and comprehensive analysis of phenotypic abnormalities in which the individual components of the phenotype are observed and described. However, one of the biggest challenges is that the languages used to describe phenotypes are notoriously…

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September 2017

IBI Seminar: Mathias Brochhausen Ph.D.

September 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reunion Hall, John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
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"Advanced Knowledge Management for Biomedicine using Semantic Web Technologies" Mathias Brochhausen Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Biomedical Informatics University of Arkansas for Biomedical Sciences September 27, 2017 JMB Reunion Auditorium 3:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Abstract: Recent years have seen an explosion of data available for biomedical research. Tackling big data has created a call for advanced knowledge management approaches in this field. Semantic Web Technologies, a set of methodologies allowing schema-free data representation and logical inference, provide huge opportunities to foster using computers…

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October 2017

Penn Bioinformatics Forum – Eytan Ruppin, MD, PhD

October 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Austrian Auditorium, CRB, 415 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19104
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Genome wide identification of genes mediating cancer resistance to targeted and immune therapy Dr. Eytan Ruppin Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology & Dept. of Computer Science, the University of Maryland University of Maryland Abstract: Most patients with advanced cancer eventually acquire resistance to targeted therapies, spurring extensive efforts to identify molecular events mediating therapy resistance. Many of these events involve synthetic rescue (SR) interactions, where the reduction in cancer cell viability caused by targeted gene inactivation is rescued by the adaptive…

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November 2017

Penn Bioinformatics Forum – Will Noble, PhD

November 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Austrian Auditorium, CRB, 415 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19104
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Machine learning and statistical challenges in protein mass spectrometry Dr. Will Noble Professor, Department of Genome Sciences &  Director, Computational Molecular Biology Program University of Washington Abstract: Bioinformatics is driven in large part by technological innovation, such as the advances in DNA sequencing for genomics. The field of proteomics is undergoing a similar, technology-driven transformation, as the field begins to switch from data-dependent acquisition to data-independent acquisition. I will explain this transformation and its implications for our understanding of the…

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December 2017

Penn Bioinformatics Forum – Eimear Kenny, PhD

December 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Austrian Auditorium, CRB, 415 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19104
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Population Genomics in an Era of Precision Medicine Eimear Kenny, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in Genetics and Genomic Sciences Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Abstract: Achieving confidence in the causality of a disease locus is a complex task that often requires supporting data from both statistical genetics and clinical genomics. Here we describe approaches leveraging population-scale statistical genetics to identify and characterize genetic disorders in a large health system in New York City. First we utilize genomic data to uncover…

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January 2018

IBI/CIS Invited Seminar – Howard Chizeck, PhD

January 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Howard Jay Chizeck, PhD Professor of Electrical Engineering University of Washington Telerobotics: In Surgery, Underwater and in Space Abstract: Whenever tasks need to be done in environments that are too hostile or difficult for humans, but that require human judgement, telerobots provide a solution. Telerobots are appropriate for situations involving unsafe temperatures, chemical or biological hazards, radioactivity, lack of atmosphere or pressure extremes. They are also useful for manipulating very small objects, very large objects, or in situations where the…

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Penn Bioinformatics Forum – Jeff Barrett, PhD

January 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Austrian Auditorium, CRB, 415 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19104
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Expanding the genetic architecture of neurodevelopment and autism Dr. Jeff Barrett Director, Open Targets Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Abstract: Recent advances in scale and speed of DNA sequencing have transformed our understanding of a range of neurodevelopmental disorders, from autism spectrum disorders to profound intellectual disability with a wide range of physical comorbidities. I will describe two efforts that are beginning to shed light on the differences and similarities of genetic architecture across these disorders. The Deciphering Developmental Disorders study…

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February 2018

IBI Seminar: Danielle Mowery PhD, MS, MS

February 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reunion Hall, John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
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"Supporting Clinical and Population Health Research with Natural Language Processing" Danielle Mowery PhD, MS, MS Post-doctoral Fellow | Department of Biomedical Informatics | University of Utah Health Science Officer | Informatics, Decision-Enhancement and Analytic Sciences Center (IDEAS 2.0) | George E Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center Thursday, February 1, 2018 JMB Reunion Auditorium 3:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar Abstract: Textual data sources including clinical notes from electronic health records and posts from public social media platforms (e.g., Twitter and Reddit) provide…

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IBI/CIS Invited Seminar – Munmun De Choudhury, PhD

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall, 3330 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Munmun De Choudhury, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Computing Georgia Institute of Technology Transforming Mental Health Care with Social Media Abstract: Social media platforms continue to deeply intertwine with our lives. In this talk I will present a body of work demonstrating how social media can serve two purposes supporting our mental wellbeing. First, employing social media as a passive “sensor” of behaviors, emotion, socialization, and linguistic expression, I will highlight a series of projects that enable fine-grained and proactive…

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