GBCB Thursday Seminar Series


2016-2017 Seminar Series



Date Speaker Affiliation Title of Presentation Notes
December 01, 2016, 7:42pm Vandana Sreedharan GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. Naren Ramakrishnan, Computer Science Dept. at VT Application of Eigenvalue Sensitivity Analysis to Biological Bistable Networks
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
November 17, 2016, 4:00pm Dr. David Haak Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science at Virginia Tech Comparative Genomics of Plant Defense in Wild Tomatoes
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
November 10, 2016, 4:00pm Dr. Lauren Childs Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Virginia Tech The Role of Interconnectivity in Control of an Ebola Epidemic
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
November 03, 2016, 4:00pm Haktan Suren GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. Jason Holliday, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at VT Exome Capture from the Spruce and Pine Giga-genomes
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
October 27, 2016, 4:00pm Lin Kang GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. Pawel Michalak, Assoc. Research Professor, Biocomplexity Institute Comparative Genomics Insights into Speciation and Evolution in Drosophila
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
October 06, 2016, 4:00pm Karthik Velmurugan GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. David Bevan, Biochemistry at VT and Dr. Harold Garner, VCOMM and VTCRI High-depth, High Accuracy Microsatellite Genotyping Enables Precision Cancer Risk Classification
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
September 29, 2016, 4:00pm Dr. Brian Oliver NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases The Genomics of Sex Differences in Drosophila
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
September 22, 2016, 4:00pm Dr. Shihoko Kojima Biological Sciences Dept at VT, Fellow at Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech Circadian Rhythms in a Modern World
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
September 15, 2016, 6:54pm Amanda Fisher GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisors: Dr. Bevan, Biochemistry Dept. and Dr. Ryan Senger, Biological Systems Eng. Dept. Application of Discriminant Analysis of Principal Components to Raman Spectroscopy
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
September 08, 2016, 4:00pm Dr. Biswarup Mukhophdyay, Biochemistry Dept. at VT, Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Metabolic Control in Anaerobic Microbial Community Engaged in the Degradation of Biopolymers
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided at 3:30 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!
September 01, 2016, 4:00pm Daniel Chen GBCB Doctoral Candidate. Advisor: Dr. Dr. Mark Orr, Biocomplexity Institute, Research Associate Professor, SDAL Changing People’s Minds: Understanding Social Diffusion Dynamics Using Networked Cognitive Systems
Abstract
Pre-seminar with cookies and coffee provided 3:30-3:55 pm, seminar starts promptly at 4 pm. Public welcome!

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