2013 Student-Organized Symposium

Sixth Annual Boston University Bioinformatics Program

June 5, 2013 | 9:30AM to 5:30PM | Life Science and Engineering Building, Room B01, 24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215

Featuring  Five Distinguished Speakers:


Mariano AlvarezMariano Alvarez

Research Scientist
Columbia Initiative in Systems Biology

Columbia University

Assembling and interrogating the cell regulatory logic to elucidate mechanisms of tumor initiation, progression, and chemosensitivity


Slava Epstein

Professor of Biology
Department of Biology

Northeastern University

Slava Epstein Web Page

Advanced cultivation, state-of-the-art meta-omics, and the holy grail of microbial ecology


Steven Salzberg

Professor of Medicine, Biostatistics, and Computer Science
Director, Center for Computational Biology
McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Steven Salzberg Web Page

Computational Challenges of Next-Generation DNA Sequencing


Cole Trapnell

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Rinn Lab
Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University

Cole Trapnell Web Page

The role of long, noncoding RNAs in cellular programming


Tim Reddy

Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine

Tim Reddy Web Page

Genetics and genomics of gene expression


SoS 2013 is free and open to the public

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