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RESEARCH SEMINAR IN PRECISION MEDICINE AVAILABLE AT THE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS

Seminar in Precision Medicine will introduce and discuss recent advances, frontier technologies, case studies, and future direction in precision medicine. The topics cover precision medicine, bioinformatics, systems biology, pharmacogenomics, genetics, genomic medicine, study design, methodologies and computational tools.

CPH Seminar: Proteogenomics: A New Avenue for Cancer Research
Bing Zhang, Ph.D.
3/30/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Computational epigenetic methods to uncover driver genes for cell lineage specification
Kaifu Chen, Ph.D.
3/9/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Helping clinicians in the era of precision medicine: Overview of the TREC 2017 Precision Medicine Track
Kirk Roberts, Ph.D.
2/16/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Identification of disease genes for rare and undiagnosed disorders through an integrative multi-omics approach
Shan Chen, Ph.D.
2/9/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: The Potential of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Balancing Anti-aging and Anti-tumor
Ying Luo, Ph.D.
2/2/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Representation learning of 3D brain angiograms, an application for stroke research
Seymanur Capoglu
1/19/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX




CAPABILITIES AND APPLICATIONS OF NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING TECHNOLOGY - UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HOUSTON

University of Texas Houston and Illumina are pleased to invite you to participate in an upcoming seminar on next-generation sequencing.

Topics include:

  • Get acquainted with Illumina informatics solutions, including BaseSpace® Sequence Hub and BaseSpace® Informatics Suite
  • Learn the basics of RNA-Seq and how your lab can get started
  • Combine transcriptomics and epigenetics to gain more insights into human biology and disease
  • Learn about the latest methods for whole genome, exome and targeted resequencing

Speaker:

Mehdi Keddache, PhD, Sequencing Specialist, Illumina Inc.

When:

Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Where:

University of Texas Houston
6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2.006, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

Lunch will be provided.*

To view more details about this event, please click on the "Register" button below.

There is no charge to attend this event. However, registration is required.

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CPH Seminar: Identification of disease genes for rare and undiagnosed disorders through an integrative multi-omics approach
Shan Chen, Ph.D.
2/9/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: The Potential of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Balancing Anti-aging and Anti-tumor
Ying Luo, Ph.D.
2/2/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Alternative Splicing Links Histone Modifications to Embryonic Stem Cell Fate Decision through Cell Cycle-dependent Mechanisms
Yungang Xu, Ph.D.
1/12/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Exploring Disease Mechanisms using Genetically Regulated Endophenotypes
Hae Kyung Im, Ph.D.
12/8/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: Diffusion MRI of the Brain: Principles and Applications in Neuroscience
Rodrigo de Luis Garcia, Ph.D.
12/4/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Evaluating the Evaluation of Cancer Driver Genes
Rachel Karchin, Ph.D.
12/1/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Post GWAS Schizophrenia Study: What we do now?
Xiangning (Sam) Chen, Ph.D.
11/10/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: Integrative Analysis of Long Noncoding RNA and Transcription in Neural Cell Fate Determination and Spinal Cord Injury
Jiaqian Wu, Ph.D.
11/3/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: Integrating Proteomics with Drug Screen Provides Novel Information Content
Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
10/13/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: Identification of genome-wide non-canonical spliced regions, including IRE1a targeted regions with Read-Split-Fly algorithm
Yongsheng Bai, Ph.D.
10/6/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Using Artificial Intelligence to Plan and Conduct Bioinformatics Analyses
Jeffrey T. Chang, Ph.D.
9/29/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Integrated Analysis of TCGA Genomic Data Reveals Clinically important Subtypes in Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer
Yuexin Liu, Ph.D.
9/22/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Annotating Regulatory Variants for Precision Medicine
Dr. Junwen Wang, Ph.D.
9/15/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

I. CPH Seminar: TissGDB: Tissue specific Gene DataBase in Cancer
Pora Kim, Ph.D.
II. CPH Seminar: Genetic Variants in microRNSA Genes and Targets associated with Cardiovascular Disease risk factors in the African American population
Chang Li, Ph.D.
9/8/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: Match up Nature Products with Cancer Targets in the Era of Precision Medicine
Dr. Wendong Huang, Ph.D.
8/18/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: Privacy-Preserving Sharing and Analyzing Sensitive and Biomedical Data
Dr. Xiaoqian Jiang, Ph.D.
6/30/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Data-Driven Approaches For Efficient Drug Discovery
Dr. WanKyu Kim, Ph.D.
6/23/2017, 3 p.m., UCT1412, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Using The Blueprint Of the Human Genome To Understand The Causes Of Metabolic Disease
Luca Lotta, Ph.D.
6/1/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1412, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Progression and Subtypes of Prediabetes with Metabolomics Profiling in Starr County Mexican Americans
Jun Goo, Ph.D.
5/5/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: FunSPU: an adaptive multiple functional annotations-based association test of whole genome sequencing data
Peng Wei, Ph.D.
4/28/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Biomarker selection for personalized medicine: Prediction-Oriented Marker Selection (PROMISE)
Soyeon Kim, Ph.D.
4/21/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Emerging Aspects of Personalized Biomedical Data Analysis
Arif Ozgun Harmanci, Ph.D.
4/14/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX


THE 2017 PRECISION MEDICINE DAY

Precision Medicine Day Banner for April 13th 2017 Event



I. CPH Seminar: The UTHealth Biobank and The UT System Health Biobank (UTSHB) Consortium – A Brief Introduction
Jennifer Sanner, Ph.D.
II. CPH Seminar: Biomarkers of Illness Pathophysiology in Patients with Schizophrenia
Olaoluwa Okusaga, Ph.D.
4/7/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Identification genomic variants predispose individuals to thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection
Dongchuan Guo, Ph.D.
3/31/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Computationally efficient hybrid rare variant association test for complex study samples
Han Chen, Ph.D.
3/10/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Visualizing Human Genome in Time and Space
Wenjin "Jim" Zheng, Ph.D.
3/3/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Extensive cryptic splicing upon loss of RBM17 and TDP43 in neurodegeneration models
Zhandong Liu, Ph.D.
2/24/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Dissection novel genetic elements in cancer from The Cancer Genome Atlas
Leng Han, Ph.D.
2/17/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Population-specific imputation of gene expression for pharmacogenomics
Assaf Gottlieb, Ph.D.
2/10/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Pushing the limits of low coverage WGS for population genomics
Fuli Yu, Ph.D.
2/3/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Challenges in HTS Data Analysis and Clinical Applications
Yuriy Fofanov, Ph.D.
1/27/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Bayesian modeling and integration for NGS data analysis
Jason Jianhua Xuan, Ph.D.
1/13/2017, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Genomic analyses of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates and identification of drug resistant mutations
Wen-Hsiung Li
12/23/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

I. CPH Seminar: Application of Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) in Modern Drug Discovery: The Path from Protein Sequences to Drug Candidates
Pinyi Lu, Ph.D., M.S.
II. CPH Seminar: Investigation of complex trait and disease correlations using GWAS summary data
Hua Sun, Ph.D., M.S.
12/16/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX


THE 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE

The 2016 International conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2016) will be held at BioScience Research Collaborative, Houston Texas from DEC 8-10, 2016. The physical address is 6500 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77030. Please visit https://www.uth.edu/cph/icibm/ for more information on registration, travel etc.



CPH Seminar: Leukocyte Telomere Length as Predictor of Metabolic Disease in Latinos
Janet Wojcicki, Ph.D.
12/02/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Managing Data as a Product -- Digging by-products in cancer genomic sequencing data pipelines
Jiayin Wang, Ph.D.
11/18/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: An exome-wide sequencing study of lipid response to high-fat meal and fenofibrate in Caucasians: the GOLDN cohorts
Xin Geng, Ph.D.
11/11/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Bioinformatics Analysis of Fusion Genes in Cancer Genomes
Pora Kim, Ph.D,MS
CPH Seminar: Transcriptome analysis of Alzheimer’s disease
Guangchun Han, Ph.D.
11/04/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Functionally oriented association tests in complex traits
Dr. Jennifer “Piper” Below, Ph.D.
10/28/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Genomic drug repositioning leads to new targets for breast cancer metastasis
Jeffrey Chang, Ph.D.
10/14/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Whole exome and whole genome functional annotation using dbNSFP and WGSA
Xiaoming Liu, Ph.D.
9/13/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Transcription factor and miRNA co-regulatory network analysis and its application in complex diseases
An-Yuan Guo, Ph.D.
9/16/2016, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH welcomes Ms. Smita Saraykar to join as a Research Coordinator II.
8/1/2016

CPH space renovation was complete and we moved to a central place!
7/1/2016

CPH welcomes Dr. Degui Zhi to join as an associate professor. He was an associate professor in University of Alabama at Birmingham before joining us.
7/1/2016

CPH welcomes Dr. Peilin Jia to join as an assistant professor. She was an assistant professor in Vanderbilt University Medical Center before joining us.
3/1/2016

Center for Precision Health (CPH) was launched with Dr. Zhao’s arrival to UT SBMI from Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
1/1/2016