2014 Student-Organized Symposium

Annual Boston University Bioinformatics Program

Student-Organized Symposium

 

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 – 9:30 AM

 

glyphicons_242_google_mapsLife Science and Engineering Building  – 24 Cummington Mall – LSEB B01

Schedule

9:30-10:00 AM

Registration and breakfast: Lobby

10:00-10:15 AM

Welcome remarks: Eric Franzosa, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health 

10:15-11:15 AM

Super-Enhancers in the Control of Cell Identity and DiseaseBrian J. Abraham, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, Whitehead Institute

11:15-12:15 PM

Exploring heterogeneity between and within tumorsDana Pe’er, PhD

Associate Professor Departments of Biological Sciences and Systems Biology, Columbia University

12:15-1:15 PM

Lunch break  

1:15-2:15 PM

Personalized Medicine: Personal Omics Profiling for Healthy and Disease StatesMichael Snyder PhD

Professor and Chair of Genetics

Director, Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine

2:15-3:15 PM

Noncanonical Diversification of the DNA Binding Specificities of Transcription Factor ParalogsMartha L. Bulyk, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

3:15-3:30 PM

Coffee break

3:30-4:30 PM

Long Noncoding RNAs : From Molecules to MiceJohn Rinn, PhD

Alvin and Esta Starr Associate Professor 

Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University and Medical School

Senior Associate Member of the Broad Institute

4:30-4:45 PM

Closing remarks  

4:45-5:45 PM

Student poster session

Featuring the Following Distinguished Speakers:

 

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Brian Abraham, PhD

2013 BU Bioinformatics alum

Postdoctoral Associate

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Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

 

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Martha L. Bulyk, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

 

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Dana Pe’er, PhD

Associate Professor

Departments of Biological Sciences and Systems Biology

Columbia University

 

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John L. Rinn, PhD

Assistant professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Harvard Medical School

Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

 

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Michael Snyder, PhD

Professor and Chair

Department of Genetics

Stanford University

Director, Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine

 

Opening remarks by Eric Franzosa, PhD,  2011 BU Bioinformatics alum and currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Huttenhower Lab at the Harvard School of Public Health

 

The SoS 2014 Organizing Committee

Tanggis Bohnuud, Daniel Gusenleitner,  Scott Mottarella, Andy Rampersaud and Ania Tassinari

 

The Symposium is free and open to the general public.

Please Registration Below:

View a campus map to locate accessible parking areas, audible crosswalk signals, TTY/TDD payphones, as well as curb cuts and building wheelchair accessible entrances at BU Maps or head over to the T Access Guide for information on the MBTA.  If you require accommodations to attend the Symposium, please visit the Disability Services website, or contact the office by email at access@bu.edu.

 

Previous SoS:

2013 - http://www.bu.edu/bioinformatics/news/2013-student-organized-symposium/

2012 - http://www.bu.edu/bioinformatics/news/annual-student-organized-symposium/

2011 - http://www.bu.edu/bioinformatics/specialevents/student-symposium-2011/

2010 - http://www.bu.edu/bioinformatics/studentsymposium-2010/

 

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Sponsored by BU Bioinformatics and an IGERT grant from the National Science Foundation