2019-2020 Seminar Series

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Steven Salzberg, Ph.D.


Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Biostatistics and Director of the Center for Computational Biology, Johns Hopkins University

Oct. 24, 2019, 1 PM, Lipsett Amphitheater

Re-assessing the Human Gene Catalog and Human Genome: How Much Are we Missing?

Videocast link:  https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?live=34578


November, 2019

Max Leiserson, Ph.D.

Leiserson Research Group: https://lrgr.io

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park

Nov. 19, 2019, 11 AM, NIH Bldg 37 Room 2041/2107

Methods for Characterizing the Activity of Mutational Processes in Cancer

Slides available: https://btep.ccr.cancer.gov/classes/max/

WebEx recording:



January 2020


Ben Langmead, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

Jan. 16, 2020, 11 AM – noon, NIH Bldg 37, Room 4041/4107

Marshaling Public Data for Lean and Powerful Splicing Studies

Slides available: https://btep.ccr.cancer.gov/classes/langmead/

WebEx recording: https://cbiit.webex.com/cbiit/ldr.php?RCID=da15d3aface8f25f7f478b9a813f6499



February, 2020


Sridhar Hannenhalli, Ph.D.


Senior Investigator, Cancer Data Science Lab, Center for Cancer Research, NCI

Feb. 6, 2020, 11 AM – 12 noon, NIH Bldg 37, Room 4041/4107

To Function or Not to Function

Slides available: https://btep.ccr.cancer.gov/classes/hannenhalli/

WebEx Recording: https://cbiit.webex.com/cbiit/ldr.php?RCID=ec72d1923ffe18a82b63ed348b75be0c




April 23, Online Webinar

Istvan Albert, Ph.D.


Research Professor of Bioinformatics, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Director of the Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University

April 23, 11 AM – noon, remote only

Bioinformatics Recipes: Creating and Sharing Reproducible Data Analysis Workflows


Webex recording: https://cbiit.webex.com/cbiit/ldr.php?RCID=d212f383485e4b0341264e14995dbc7b


July 9, Online Webinar

Peng Jiang, Ph.D.

NIH Stadtman Investigator, Cancer Data Science Laboratory, Center for Cancer Research, NCI/NIH

July 9, 3 PM, online only

Title: Data-driven Approaches to Identify the Regulators of the Anticancer Immune Response

Slides: Report

vBricks Recording: Peng Jiang