*Pizza will be provided for all lectures in the series courtesy of Dovetail Genomics


Stories from apes and rodents: how more and better genomes coupled with smart algorithms helps us understand the recent evolutionary past


Location: Biomed 200, UCSC Campus When: Thursday, November 02, 2017 11:40 AM Speaker: Benedict Paten

Comparative genomics, computational and experimental non-coding RNA research, RNA gene modeling, search tools, and function prediction, role of RNA modification in regulation of cell metabolism, transfer RNA research, microbial genomics, evolutionary adaptation to extreme environments, small nucleolar RNA research, RNase P evolution, evolution and regulation of RNA processing, extra-cellular RNA-based regulation, alternative roles of non-coding RNAs


Genome evolution battling transposons


Location: Biomed 200, UCSC Campus When: Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:40 PM Speaker: David Haussler

David_HausslerBioinformatics, Genomics, Computational genomic data analysis, Molecular evolution and comparative genomics, Genomic and clinical data sharing and standards, Cancer genomics, Neurodevelopment, Stem cell research, Immunogenomics, Information theory, pattern recognition, Pattern recognition, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Information theory, and Theoretical computer science.