Talks

2017

T54. "Ethnolinguistic and genetic analysis in Bantu populations", Algorithmic Anthropology Panel and Workshop, Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, March 29, 2017. (presented by Jia Wen).

T53. "An Integrative Approach to Genomic Data Analysis", Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, March 24, 2017.

T52. "A Future Infrastructure Integrating Security, Privacy and Computing for Big Data Genomics", The Energy Consequences of Information (ECI) Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, February 23, 2017.

2016

T51. “Network Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, China, December 19, 2016.

T50. "A Predictive Model of Gene Expression Using a Deep Learning Framework", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2016), Dec 17, 2016.

T49. "Building Bayesian Networks from GWAS Statistics Based on Independence of Causal Influence", IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2016), Dec 17, 2016.

T48. “Functional Analysis: Allele Specific Expression Analysis”, 1000 Genomes SV Consortium Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, October 18, 2016.

T47. “Network Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, October 11, 2016.

T46.  “Infringement of Individual Privacy via Mining Differentially Private GWAS Statistics”, The 2nd International Conference on Big Data Computing and Communication (BIGCOM 2016), Shenyang, Liaoni, China, July 30, 2016.

T45. "Epistasis Analysis of microRNAs in Colon Cancer Using Empirical Bayesian Elastic Nets", The 12th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA2016), Minsky, Belaruse, June 8, 2016.

T44. "Sequential and Parallel LASSO: Novel Scalable Methods for eQTL Mapping",  the 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB), Las Vegas, Nevada, April 5, 2016 (presented by Jia Wen).

T43. “RCR: Genetic Technology and Scientific Integrity”, Responsible Conduct of Research Course (GRAD 8002/6002), University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, March 4, 2016.

T42. "Genetic Privacy: Risks, Ethics, and Protection Techniques", The Workshop on Data Science Learning and Applications to Biomedical and Health Sciences, New York, NY, January 8, 2016.

2015

T41. "Genetic Privacy in the Era of Precision Medicine", Department of Software and Information Systems, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, October 8, 2015.

T40. "Genetic Privacy in the Era of Personal Genomics", Key Lab of Systems Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China, July 17, 2015.

T39. “Bioinformatics Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, The Bio-X Institutes of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, July 17, 2015.

T38. "Advanced Topics in Bioinformatics: 1) Computing Challenges in Genomics and Precision Medicine; 2) Computing Challenges in Functional Genomics and Epigenomics ", Summer Course at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, July 1-2, 2016.

T37. “Bioinformatics Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, College of Animal Science and Technology, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, China, June 6, 2015.

T36. “Network Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, Berry Genomics, Beijing, China, June 5, 2015.

T35. “Network Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China, June 2, 2015.

T34. “Network Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, May 26, 2015.  

T33. “Network Approaches for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data”, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, May 25, 2015.

T32. Saturday Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, March 21, 2015.

        "A Brief Introduction to Bioinformatics in Human Genetics", presented by Mindy Shi. "The Buzz Word Talk: Open Science, Big Data, Data Science and Bioinformatics",  presented by Andrew Quitadamo. "R Programming", presented by Dahlia Shvets.

T31. "Genetic Privacy in the Era of Personal Genomics", Duke-UNC Joint Health Informatics Seminar Series, Charlotte, NC, March 18, 2015.

2014

T30. "A Bioinformaics Approach to Characterizing Human Genetic Variation", Centro Infantil Boldrini, Campinas University City, São Paulo, Brazil, November 6, 2014.

T29. "1000 Genomes SV eQTL update", The 1000 Genomes Project U41 SV Subgroup Workshop, San Diego, CA, October 19, 2014 (presented by Andrew Quitadamo).

T28. "CNVnet: Combining Sparse Learning and Biological Networks to Capture Joint Effect of Copy Number Variants", The 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB 2014), Newport Beach, CA, September 22, 2014.

T27. "A Brief Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomic Basis or Perioperative Medicine", Carolinas Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program/UNCC, Charlotte, NC, August 29, 2014.

T26. "A Network Approach for Integrative Analysis of Genomic Data in Ovarian Cancer", The 22nd Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB2014, presented by Andrew Quitadamo), Boston, MA, July 13, 2014.

T25. "A microRNA-Gene Network in Ovarian Cancer from Genome-Wide QTL Analysis", The 10th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA2014), Zhangjiajie, China, June 30, 2014.

T24. "Examination of SV functional effect using eQTL analysis - contribution to SV companion paper", The 1000 Genomes Project Structural Variant Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, May 4, 2014.

T23. “Understanding Genetic Variation and its Contribution to Human Health: A Bioinformatics Approach”, Translational Science Seminar Series at Levine Cancer Institute, Charlotte, NC, April 22, 2014.

T22. "A Brief Introduc/on to Bioinformatics in Human Genetics", Japanese STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Students Visit, Intercultural Outreach Programs, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, March 17,2014.

2013

T21. “Finding Alternative eQTLs by Exploring Sparse Model Space”, The 6th Annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges (RECOMB/ISCB RegSys 2013), Toronto, Canada, November 12, 2013. 

T20. "1000 Genomes SV QTL Analysis - update on deletion eQTL analysis", The 1000 Genomes Project SV Subgroup Pre-Meeting, Boston, MA, October 20, 2013.

T19. “Sparse Learning Approaches to Characterizing Human Genetic Variation”, Department of EECS and Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse,NY, October 9, 2013.

T18. “Genetic Variation and its Contribution to Human Health”, Duke-UNC Joint Health Informatics Seminar Series, Charlotte, NC, October 2, 2013.

T17. “A Machine Learning Approach to Understanding Human Genetic and Phenotypic Variation”, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, July 3, 2013.

T16. “A Machine Learning Approach to Understanding Human Genetic and Phenotypic Variation”, School of Computer Science and Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, July 1, 2013.

T15. “A Machine Learning Approach to Understanding Human Genetic and Phenotypic Variation”, Key Lab of Systems Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China, June 14, 2013.

T14. “A Machine Learning Approach to Understanding Human Genetic and Phenotypic Variation”, School of Computer Science and Technology, XiDian University, Xi’an, China, June 5, 2013.

T13. “A Computational Approach to Understanding Human Genetic Variation and Diseases”, Peking University Medical Informatics Center, Beijing, China, June 3, 2013.

T12. “Fine Mapping of Methylation Expression Quantitative Loci in Ovarian Cancer”, The 9th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA 2013), Charlotte, NC, May 20, 2013. 

T11. "1000GP SV eQTL Analysis - GEUVADIS mRNA-seq and Phase1 SV data", The 1000 Genomes Project SV Subgroup Pre-Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, May 1, 2013.

2012 and before

T10. “A Computational Approach to Understand Human Genetic and Phenotypic Variation”, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, November 14, 2012.

T9. “A Computational Approach to Understand Human Genetic and Phenotypic Variation”, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, November 2, 2012.

T8. “Career Opportunities along Charles River”, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, September 21, 2012.

T7. “A ‘Subnetwork-to-Subnetwork’ Association Approach for eQTL Mapping”, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, March 16, 2011.

T6. “Combining Statistical Learning and Biological Networks to Characterize Epistasis among Copy Number Variants”, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, October 28, 2011.

T5. “Population-Scale Discovery and Characterization of Structural Variants”, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, March 11, 2011.

T4. “A Bayesian Approach To High-Throughput Biological Model Generation”,   Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, April 28, 2009.

T3. “A Bayesian Approach to High-Throughput Biological Model Generation”, The 1st Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Conference (BiCob 2009), New Orleans, LA, April 9, 2009.

T2. “Bayesian Approaches to Improve Metabolic Networks”, Hope College, Holland, MI, April 10, 2008.

T1. “SWARM: A Scientific Workflow for Supporting Bayesian Approaches to Improve Metabolic Models”, The 6th ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Challenges of Large Applications in Distributed Environments (CLADE 2008), Boston, MA, March 23, 2008.