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IIGB/CEPCEB Seminar Speaker - Dr. Robert Gentleman

Friday, October 10, 2014
Noon1 p.m.


Genomics Building , 1102A
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Dear All,


The speaker for the next IIGB/CEPCEB seminar series on Fri, October 10,

2014 is Robert Gentleman. As most of you know, he is one of the two main originators of the R language, founder and former director of the Bioconductor project, and currently Senior Director of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at Genentech/Roche. The time, title and abstract of his seminar presentation are given below.


Also: to give students and postdocs an opportunity to interact with our famous visitor, there will be a Q&A session from 2-2:45pm (see below).


Seminar Speaker: Robert Gentleman

Seminar: 12:00-1:00PM, Fri, Oct 10, 2014 Q&A Session: 2:00-2:45PM, Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Location: Genomics Auditorium

Seminar Title: Genome Scale Data Analysis


Seminar Abstract

I will discuss some of the many genome scale data analysis problems, such as variant calling and genotyping and isoform identification that we are working on in my group. I will discuss the statistical approaches used, as well as the software development needs of addressing problems on this scale.


Q&A Session

This session will give students, postdocs and faculty the opportunity to interact with Dr. Gentleman and to discuss grand challenges in bioinformatics, big data analysis or other relevant topics.


Thank you,





Thomas Girke, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

University of California

Riverside, CA 92521

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