BMI 205: Biomedical Informatics for Medicine

  • Location: Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Room LK308
  • Time: Wednesdays 12:15-1:05, lunch will be provided and served at 12:00.
  • Recordings of class lectures can be found here.

Schedule, Spring 2011

Date Presenter Affiliation Topic Reading
30 March Hunter Fraser Biology Genome-wide association studies: what they can and can't tell us about disease biology Common polymorphic transcript variation in human disease
6 April Stuart Kim Developmental Biology, Genetics Kidneys, Aging, and Longevity Sequential Use of Transcriptional Profiling, Expression Quantitative Trait Mapping, and Gene Association Implicates MMP20 in Human Kidney Aging
13 April Dr. Ron Davis Biochemistry, Genetics Target Sequencing and New Technologies
20 April Paul Tang PAMF
27 April Mike Snyder Genetics Personal Genomics and Regulomics Variation in Transcription Factor Binding Among Humans Personal genome sequencing: current approaches and challenges
4 May Daphne Koller Computer Science Probabilistic Models for Understanding Regulatory Mechanisms in Transcription and Translation The Immunological Genome Project: networks of gene expression in immune celles Learning a prior on regulatory potential from eQTL data
11 May Dmitri Petrov Biology Population genomics of adaptation Genomewide spatial correspondence between nonsynonymous divergence and neutral polymorphism reveals extensive adaptation in Drosophila. Pervasive Hitchhiking at Coding and Regulatory Sites in Humans Evidence that Adaptation in Drosophila Is Not Limited by Mutation at Single Sites
18 May Nigam Shah Biomedical Informatics The Age of Data-Driven Medicine The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Data
25 May Sylvia Plevritis Radiology The integration of medical images and gene expression for tumor characterization
1 June John Ioannidis Stanford Prevention Research Center Evidence-based personalized -omics


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The only requirement for this seminar is weekly attendance. If you are unable to attend, the seminars are videotaped, and you will have to complete a short written assignment and answer questions based on the content of the seminar. These make-up questions will be emailed to students shortly after lecture.


Recordings of class lectures can be found here.

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