Bioinformatics Reading Group

The rapid development of bioinformatics techniques is leading to innovations in various fields in computer science including machine learning, data mining, information retrieve, high performance computing, and database management, among others. Bioinformatics seminar is an initiative at ITTC to provide a forum for faculty, stuff, and students to discuss the latest research progress related to bioinformatics.

   Topics For Spring 2008
  • Machine learning methods in bioinformatics
  • Data mining methods in bioinformatics
  • Biological databases
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Protein/RNA structure prediction
  • Sequence and structural motifs
  • Modeling of biochemical pathways and biological networks
  • Biomedical literature mining


We will meet every Friday at Nichols Hall Room 250, from 2:00 pm to 3:00pm. On April 11th, the speaker is Jingtao Zhang. He will present the paper "Predicting protein interaction sites: binding hot-spots in protein-protein and protein-ligand interfaces" Bioinformatics, 1 June 2006; 22: 1335 - 1342.

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Last Updated on 01/29/08
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