2015 Student-Organized Symposium

2015 BU Bioinformatics Program
Student-Organized Symposium

 

Congratulations to the SoS 2015 Best Poster Winners!
Ania Tassinari, Andy Rampersaud and Joshua Klein

 

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SoS 2015 was held on June 3rd and featured the following distinguished speakers:

 

Elinor Karlsson, Ph.D.

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(BU Bioinformatics Alumnus)

Assistant Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

FROM ANCIENT HISTORY TO MODERN MEDICINE: NATURAL SELECTION AND CHOLERA RESISTANCE IN BANGLADESH

 

Jeff Leek, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health

MULTI-RESOLUTION ANALYSIS OF RNA-SEQ DATA

 

X. Shirley Liu, Ph.D.

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Director, Center for Functional Cancer Epigenetics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Harvard School of Public Health

USING CRISPR-CAS9 KNOCKOUT SCREENS TO UNDERSTAND CANCER PROGRESSION

 

Christopher Mason, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute for Computational Biomedicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

NASA’S TWIN’S PROJECT: A MODEL FOR INTEGRATIVE GENOMICS APPROACHES TO MEDICINE AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY

 

Bin Zhang, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

MULTI-SCALE NETWORK MODELING OF COMPLEX HUMAN DISEASES

 

Opening remarks by Alexandra Dumitriu, PhD, a 2012 BU Bioinformatics alum and currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine

 

 

Previous SoS:

2014: http://www.bu.edu/bioinformatics/2014-student-organized-symposium/

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/

 

The 2015 SoS is being sponsored by the Bioinformatics Program at Boston University.