Upcoming Events

Apr

22

tRNA gene set evolution

Miguel Pedraza

MS graduate student, Bioinformatics and Data Science program
University of Delaware

April 22, 2024 | 3:30 PM

Ammon-Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation (BPI) Building
Conference Room 140

Mechanisms of cell size homeostasis and consequences for proliferation and gene expression

Cesar Augusto Nieto Acuna

Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Delaware

April 22, 2024 | 4:00 PM

Ammon-Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation (BPI) Building
Conference Room 140

Past Events

Apr

15

Heavy metal neuroscience: Tracking somatosensory development with single-cell mass cytometry

Dr. Austin Keeler

​Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
University of Delaware

April 15, 2024

Apr

08

Examining early stage psychosis through structural equation modeling and multimodal analysis

Kristina Holton

PhD in Bioinformatics Data Science

April 8, 2024

Identification of the substrates and targets of ADAM9 in colorectal cancer using multi-omics integration

Neha Sindhu

Ph.D. candidate in Bioinformatics Data Sciences
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
University of Delaware

April 8, 2024

Apr

01

We are not alone: the role of the intestinal microbiome in the setting of sepsis

Nathan Klingensmith, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Traumatology, University of Pennsylvania

April 1, 2024

Mar

18

BiSA Career Panel

TBD

March 18, 2024

Mar

11

Study of disease comorbidity based on incomplete human interactome with machine learning

Li Liao, PhD

Associate Professor
Computer and Information Sciences Department
University of Delaware

March 11, 2024

Mar

04

Functional Annotation of Glycan Motifs via Glycosylation Enzymes and the GlyGen GlycoTree Sandbox

Nathan Edwards, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology, and
Clinical and Translational Glycoscience Research Center
Georgetown University

March 4, 2024

Feb

26

Exploring Disease Mechanisms through Gene Expression Analysis: Case Studies on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease and Prader-Willi Syndrome

Karen Ross, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology
Senior Bioinformatics Scientist in the Protein Information Resource
Georgetown University Medical Center

February 26, 2024

Feb

19

Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students

Amelia Harrison

Academic Advisor
CBCB Program, University of Delaware

February 19, 2024

Bacteriophage Alchemy: Turning Genotypic Data into Phenotypic Gold

Dr. Shawn Polson

Associate Professor, Departments of Computer and Information Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Delaware

February 19, 2024

Feb

12

CBCB and Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences Joint seminar: Understanding the Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Basis of Retinal Adaptations to Diet and Lifestyle

Anupam Kumar Mondal, Ph.D.

Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory,
National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

February 12, 2024

Feb

05

Effective Presentation Strategies Workshop

Oral Communication Consultants of the University of Delaware Writing Center

February 5, 2024

Dec

11

Engineering Root Systems for Climate Resilience

Erin Sparks

Associate Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences Department
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
University of Delaware

December 11, 2023

Dec

04

KSFinder – a Model to Predict Kinases of Phosphorylated Substrates, Its Enhancement, and Applications in Human Diseases

Manju Anandakrishnan

PhD Student, Bioinformatics Data Science Program
CBCB, University of Delaware

December 4, 2023

How Computational Techniques Can Improve CAR-T Therapy

Andrew Fennimore

MS Student Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, CBCB
University of Delaware

December 4, 2023

Nanopore CapZyme-Seq, a method for detecting and quantifying metabolite caps on RNA

Venkata Sai Vaishnavi Prathivadi Bhayankaram

MS Student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, CBCB
University of Delaware

December 4, 2023

Nov

27

Breaking Symmetry: Asymmetric Histone Inheritance

Xin Chen, PhD

HHMI Investigator, Professor
The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology

November 27, 2023

Nov

13

Regional-scale microbiome analysis of distinct ecosystems: leveraging phylogenetic and functional genes

Alexa Bennett

PhD student, Bioinformatics Data Sciences Program, University of Delaware

November 13, 2023

Web tool to visualize the global injury response of lens epithelial cells

Suhotro Gorai

PhD student, Bioinformatics Data Sciences Program, University of Delaware

November 13, 2023

Challenges and Opportunities in Continuous Biomanufacturing

Rachel Swamy

MS Student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Delaware

November 13, 2023

Nov

06

Lineage tracing and spatiotemporal analyses of HSV-I infection reveals heritable host-intrinsic factors dictating viral susceptibility and IFN-I production in the skin

Laura Van Eyndhoven, PhD

Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

November 6, 2023

Oct

30

Prediction of 10-Year Risk for Future Coronary Heart Disease using Machine Learning Algorithms

Anagha Gardane

MS student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program

October 30, 2023

Unraveling T-cell and endothelial cell interactions through computational analyses

Krithika Umesh

MS student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program

October 30, 2023

Oct

23

Applying Large Language Models to Biomedicine

Qiao Jin, PhD

Post doctoral researcher, BioNLP group
NCBI/NLM/NIH

October 23, 2023

Oct

16

Exploring Motor Control Deficits in Parkinson’s Disease: Insights from MRI Studies

Roxana Burciu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Delaware
Director of the Motor Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Laboratory and Parkinson’s Disease Registry

October 16, 2023

Oct

09

Hard Microbiology: The microbiome of concrete

Julia Maresca, PhD

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Delaware

October 9, 2023

Oct

02

Leveraging ClinicalBERT for Hospital Readmission Prediction Using Clinical Notes and Discharge Summaries

Omar Alharbi

Bioinformatics Data Science PhD student
University of Delaware

October 2, 2023

Sep

25

Extracting Suicide Causes and Discovering Annotation Inconsistencies in Death Investigation Notes through NLP Approaches

Yifan Peng, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Health Sciences Department of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine

September 25, 2023

Sep

18

Tumor Circadian Clock Strength Influences Metastatic Potential and Predicts Patient Prognosis in Luminal A Breast Cancer

Ron Anafi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

September 18, 2023

Sep

11

Communicating Intersections of Data Science and Health Equity Principles through Outreach Activities

Simone Stanley, MS

Outreach and Workforce Development Program Manager
Georgetown University Medical Center
Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics

September 11, 2023

May

15

Pausing Characteristics of People Who Stutter: An Automatic Speech Pause Analysis

Vishruta Yawatkar

Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics Data Science Program
University of Delaware

May 15, 2023

Genetic Insights from Anabaptist Founder Populations: Advancing Translational Medicine for Rare Diseases

Ashlin Callahan

MS student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program
University of Delaware

May 15, 2023

May

08

Developmental origins of heterogeneity in cancer

Salil Garg, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Yale University

May 8, 2023

Apr

24

The promise of multi-omics and machine learning in modeling CHO cell productivity

Guna Gurazada

Ph.D. student, Bioinformatics Data Science program

April 24, 2023

Local Sensitivity Analysis of A Generic Antiretroviral Drug Pharmacokinetic Model for More Efficient Drug Design

Yasaman (Yasmin) Moghadamnia

PhD Student, Bioinformatics Data Science
CBB T32 Fellow

April 24, 2023

Apr

17

Computational Screen to Identify Potential Targets for Immunotherapeutic Removal of Specific Cell Types

Avi Ma’ayan, PhD

Mount Sinai Endowed Professor in Bioinformatics
Professor, Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Director, Mount Sinai Center for Bioinformatics

April 17, 2023

Apr

10

Patient-sharing among Diabetes Healthcare Professionals: A Network Analysis Approach to Examine Collaboration

Mina Ostovari, PhD

Lead Research Investigator, Christiana Care Health Services, Inc
Affiliated Faculty, Data Science Institute, UD

April 10, 2023

Apr

03

Detecting Cerebral Palsy from Epigenetic Signals

Jonathan Hicks

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Delaware, Nemours Children’s Health

April 3, 2023

Mar

20

BiSA Career Panel

Panelists: Irene Rombel (BioCurie), Liang Sun (Boston Children’s Hospital), JuniPer Lake (Pacific Bioscience) and Madolyn MacDonald (University of Delaware)

March 20, 2023

Mar

13

Statin for the Prevention of Osteoarthritis

Dr. X. Lucas Lu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

March 13, 2023

Mar

06

Using NLP to Explore Long-term Functional Outcomes in Children following COVID-19

Drs. Cara Reedy and H. Timothy Bunnell

Research Data Scientist (Reedy)
Director, Center for Pediatric Auditory and Speech Sciences (Bunnell)
Neumors Children’s Hospital, Wilmington Delaware

March 6, 2023

Feb

27

Feb

20

Pursuit for Better Berries: Integration of Natural and Technological resources

Dr. Kalpalatha Melmaiee

Associate Professor at Delaware State University

February 20, 2023

Feb

13

The Delaware Microbiome Project

Alexa Bennett

Ph.D. candidate, Bioinformatics Data Sciences, UD

February 13, 2023

Biochemical and structural insights to marine viral phenotype from metagenomic sequence data

Rachel Keown

Graduate Student and CBB T32 Fellow, Bioinformatics Data Science, UD

February 13, 2023

Feb

06

A tale of two eggs: Application of small and big data in zebra shark conservation.

Dr. Jennifer Wyffels

Post Doctoral Researcher, Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, UD

February 6, 2023

Dec

05

Personalized Medicine: Will It Work for Decreasing Age Related Morbidities?

Dr. Christopher Martens

Assistant Professor, Neurovascular aging lab, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, UD

December 5, 2022

Nov

28

Optical Pooled Multi-omic Single Cell Screening

Dr. Jellert T. Gaublomme

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Columbia University, NY

November 28, 2022

Nov

14

Role of ADAM9 in Colorectal Cancer

Neha Sindhu

PhD Student in Bioinformatics Data Science

November 14, 2022

Prediction of kinase-substrate phosphorylation interaction using knowledge graph embedding and machine learning technique

Manju Anandakrishnan

PhD Student in Bioinformatics Data Science

November 14, 2022

Nov

07

Influenza virus evolution and epidemiology: an overview

Dr. Anastasia Nikolskaya

Staff Scientist, NCBI, National Library of Medicine, NIH, MD

November 7, 2022

Oct

31

SPIDR: a novel and highly multiplexed method for mapping RNA-protein interactions to comprehensively study post-transcriptional gene expression regulation

Dr. Marko Jovanovic

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Columbia University, NY

October 31, 2022

Oct

24

Data integration and evidence tracking in biomedical knowledgebases such as GlyGen and OncoMX

Dr. Raja Mazumder

Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and Co-Director of The McCormick Genomic Proteomic Center at The George Washington University, DC

October 24, 2022

Oct

14

A Night in the Lentiviral Natural History Museum: How HIV and SIV Hijack Host Membrane Biology

Dr. James Hurley

Professor, University of California Berkeley, CA

October 14, 2022

Oct

10

Artificial intelligence and Natural Language Processing for Digital Epidemiology: Overcoming the Challenges of Real World Data

Dr. Graciela Gonzalez-Hernandez

Vice Chair Department of Computational Biomedicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA

October 10, 2022

Oct

03

Data Harmonization and Integration in the Common Fund Data Ecosystem

Dr. Michelle Giglio

Associate Professor, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland Baltimore, MD

October 3, 2022

Sep

26

Hypothesis Generation with AGATHA: Accelerate Scientific Discovery with Deep Learning

Ilya Tyagin

PhD Student in Bioinformatics Data Science

September 26, 2022

Segmentation of Mouse Social Behavior Using an Unsupervised Machine Learning Approach

Joel Turk

PhD Student in Bioinformatics Data Science

September 26, 2022

Sep

19

Lens wound healing and the pathogenesis of posterior capsular opacification: Insights from RNAseq profiling

Dr. Melinda Duncan

Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Delaware

September 19, 2022

Sep

12

Modeling drug delivery in the lymph node

Dr. Ryan Zurakowski

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware, DE

September 12, 2022

Aug

29

Bioinformatics Graduate Student Orientation

Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

August 29, 2022

Aug

26

International Student Orientation

Center for Global Programs & Services

August 26, 2022

Aug

09

Chemical Ventures Conference

Innovation Space

August 9, 2022

To view seminars from previous years, visit the Past Seminars page.