Friday, April 27, 2018

Program

8:00 - 9:00 Registration & refreshments (Poster & lightning talk slides setup) 
9:00 - 9:10

Chris Sullivan, Assistant Director for Biocomputing, CGRB

Opening Remarks

    Moderator: Duo Jiang, Assistant Professor, Statistics
9:10 - 10:00

Haiyan Huang, UC Berkeley

Inferring Gene Interactions and Functional Modules Beyond Standard Statistical Models

10:00 - 10:25 Break, time for poster setup
10:25 - 10:50

David Hendrix, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics, EECS

Large-scale Automated Annotation and Analysis of RNA Secondary Structure

10:50 - 12:15

Lightning talks

Moderator: Molly Megraw, Assistant Professor, Botany & Plant Pathology

12:15 - 1:20

Lunch and Poster Session (Poster & Lightning Talk slides judged)

Poster & lightning talk ballot envelopes will be picked up for counting right after lunch

    Moderator: Rebecca Hutchinson, Assistant Professor, Fisheries & Wildlife, EECS
1:20 - 1:45

Susan Tilton, Assistant Professor, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology

A 3D Vitro Respiratory Model for Predicting Chemical Toxicity

1:45 - 2:10

Stephen Ramsey, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences, EECS

Machine-Learning for Identifying Functional Noncoding SNPs

2:10 - 2:35 Clinton Epps, Associate Professor, Fisheries & Wildlife, CAS  
Genetic applications in the Conservation and Management of Bighorn Sheep
2:35 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:50

Fei Fang, Carnegie Mellon

Machine Learning and Game Theory for Biodiversity Conservation

3:50 - 4:00

Vrushali Bokil, Associate Professor, Mathematics

Awards and Closing Remarks

   

Thank you to our conference committee:

Vrushali Bokil - Associate Professor, Mathematics

Rebecca Hutchinson - Assistant Professor, Fisheries & Wildlife, EECS

Duo Jiang - Assistant Professor, Statistics

Molly Megraw - Assistant Professor, Botany & Plant Pathology