KBRIN Bioinformatics Journal Club
Spring 2017 Schedule
NOTE: All meetings are held at 12:00pm unless otherwise noted
Jan 11CTR 124Julia Chariker, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Psychological and Brain Sciences and KBRIN Networks and Data Visualization SpecialistTopic: "New scoring system to identify RNA G-quadruplex folding." Read article
Jan 18CTR 124Cassandra Scalf, Doctoral student, Western Kentucky UniversityTopic: "Transcriptomic Response to Immune Challenge in Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata) using RNA-seq."
Feb 1CTR 124Cynthia Gomes, Ph.D. Postdoc, UofL Dept. of Anatomical Sciences and NeurobiologyTopic: Visualization and analysis of gene expression in tissue sections by spatial transcriptomics. Access Article
Feb 8CTR 124Kalina Andreeva, PhD, UofL Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept. of Anatomical Sciences and NeurobiologyTopic: Oncogenic Role of Fusion-circRNAs Derived from Cancer-Associated Chromosomal Translocations. Access Article
Feb 15CTR 124Shizuka Uchida, Associate Professor, School of Medicine; Investigator, Cardiovascular Innovative Institute’s Division of Regenerative MedicineTopic: Long Non-Coding RNAs and Circular RNAs. Learn more about Dr. Uchida's research
Feb 22CTR 124Andrey Smelter, PhD student in Bioinformatics Topic: Simulation-based comprehensive benchmarking of RNA-seq aligners. Access Paper
Mar 1CTR 124Michal Hetman, Professor of Neurological Surgery; Endowed Chair in Molecular Signaling at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research CenterTopic: "Is there a role for ribosomal stress in neuropathogenesis of Zika virus infection?"
Mar 8CTR 124Tyler Weirick, a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration, Goethe University and a senior research technologist at the UofL Cardiovascular Innovation InstituteTopic: "Towards distributed automated science through solving scientific reproducibility problems."
Mar 22CTR 124Christine Dolin, graduate student, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at UofLTopic: "A systems-based approach to discover alcohol-induced mechanisms in the liver, lung, and kidney."
Mar 29CTR 124Samantha Carlisle, graduate student, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at UofLTopic: "A Multi-omic Approach to Elucidating the Role of Arylamine N-acetyltransferase 1 (NAT1) in Breast Cancer Cell Metabolism"
Apr 5CTR 124Jun Yan, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Endowed Chair in Translational Research in the James Graham Brown Cancer CenterTopic: "Regulation of Immunosuppressive Macrophages by Transcription Factor c-Maf"
Apr 12CTR 123Hong Gao, PhD, Research Associate in the Genomics Core at U of L Topic: "The genomic landscape of balanced cytogenetic abnormalities associated with human congenital anomalies." Access Paper
Apr 19CTR 124David Tieri, PhD, postdoctoral associate in the KBRIN Bioinformatics CoreNational Cancer Institute's Genomic Data Commons (GDC) Read background info: Nature article or the UChicagoNEWS article
Sep 14CTR 124Julia CharikerTopic: Cytoscape: PhosphoPath
12:30 pmCTR 124Mohammed Sayed, Doctoral Student, CECS, UofLTopic: "microRNAs with AAGUGC seed motif constitute an integral part of an oncogenic signaling network." Oncogene (2016). Read Paper
Oct 5CTR 124Ataur Katebi, PhDTitle: Conformational Variability of Proteins and Chromatin View Abstract
Oct 12RESEARCH LOUISVILLE
12:30 pm Oct 19CTR 123Mohamed Chaabane"RAP: RNA-Seq Analysis Pipeline, a new cloud-based NGS web application." View Article
Oct 26TBDRakesh Kaundal, Ph.D.Title: Systems biology approach to study gut microbiota-host interaction
Nov 2CTR 124Xiaoxi Dong, PhDCentralizing Bioinformatics via High-Performance Computing: Opportunities and Challenges in the -Omics era. Read abstract
Nov 9CTR 124Patrick Trainor"Revealing disease-associated pathways by network integration of untargeted metabolomics." View Article
Nov 16CTR 123Aanchal MalhotraRegulation of circRNA biogenesis. Article
Nov 30CTR 123John Caskey, Division of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine and the Center for Computation & Technology at Louisiana State UniversityTBD
Feb 17CTR 124Kalina Andreeva, PhD, UofL Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept. of Anatomical Sciences and NeurobiologyNeural circular RNAs are derived from synaptic genes and regulated by development and plasticity Access paper
Feb 24CTR 124Robert Flight, PhD, Senior Bioinformatics Research Associate, University of Kentucky"Cancer Classification and Power Analysis From Metabolomics"
Mar 9CTR 124TBA"High-throughput Sequencing Analysis at the KBRIN Bioinformatics Core”
Mar 16SPRING BREAK
Mar 23CTR 124Mohammed Sayed, Doctoral Student in Computer Science (Location: Rouchka Lab on Belknap)“Discover hidden splicing variations by mapping personal transcriptomes to personal genomes.” Access Paper
Apr 6CTR 124Julia Chariker, KBRIN Bioinformatics Core "Spark: A navigational paradigm for genomic data exploration."
Apr 13CTR 124Ali Magableh"Histone Modifications Are Associated with Transcript Isoform Diversity in Normal and Cancer Cells," Access Paper
Apr 20CTR 124Maha Soliman, KBRIN Bioinformatics Core
Apr 27CTR 124Michael Merchant, Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension"The evolving revolution in proteomic dataset search strategies. Where will they lead us?" Dr. Merchant will use research data to illustrate how approaches to data set analysis continually improve and how this has a significant impact on proteomic research.
May 4CTR 124Patrick Trainor,
Sept 9CTR 124Eric Rouchka
Sept 16 CTR 124 Julia Chariker
Sept 23CTR 124 Ben Harrison
Sept 30CTR 124Xiao Li
Sept 23CTR 124 Ben Harrison
Oct 7, 12pmCTR 124Juw Won Park"Complementary sequence-mediated exon circularization” Read Paper
Oct 13-14CTR 124Genome Browser Workshop
Oct 21CECS Dept.Eric Rouchka"Bioinformatics Challenges, Competitions and Hackathons.” On Belknap campus today in the Bioinformatics Lab, Duthie 238 or Join Via Browser
Nov 4, 12pmCTR 124Patrick Trainor"Computational and statistical analysis of metabolomics data"
Nov 11Cancelled due to IDeA Conference
Nov 18CTR 124 Kalpi deSilva"A comparative encyclopedia of DNA elements in the mouse genome"
Dec 2CTR 124 Sudhir Srivastava