Seminars / Events

Herbold Computational Biology Program

Seminars / Events

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May 14, 2018, 11:00 a.m. M1-A305/M1-A307, Arnold Building

Folding Viral RNAs that Sense and Manipulate the Host Cell Machinery 
Jeffrey Keift, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Colorado School of Medicine


May 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building

Decoding the Epigenetic of T Cell Dysfunction 
Christina Leslie, PhD
Associate Member
Computational Biology Program
Sloan Kettering Institute

September 12, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building

Inferring Complex and Global Epistasis in Molecular Genotype-Phenotype Maps
Jakub Otwinowski, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Pennsylvania 

September 25, 2017, 11:00 am Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building

Studying Genome Structure Alterations in Metastatic Cancer from Long-range Tumor DNA Sequencing and Blood Biopsies
Computational Biology Program Faculty Candidate Gavin Ha, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard


November 29, 2017, 11:00 am Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building

Non-Invasive Diagnostics Cell Free DNA and Sequencing the Immune System
Stephen Quake, PhD
Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering
Standford University


February 1, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Antibiotic Resistance in E. faecalis
Kevin Wood, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biophysics
University of Michigan


March 22, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building

Machine Learning Approaches to Identify Regulatory Mechanisms of Gene Transcription
Barbara Engelhardt, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Center for Statistics and Machine Learning
Princeton University


Groups is an initiative to facilitate education about and promote access to computational resources at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. is a freely accessible online seminar series on phylogentics organized by Dr. Matsen. The seminars occur approximately monthly and can be attended either interatively in real time or via recordings.