Center for Precision Health

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SEMINARS


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: Genealogical history inference at biobank scale
Speaker: Ardalan Naseri
01/31/2020, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: EpiSAFARI: Sensitive detection of valleys in epigenetic signals for enhancing annotations of functional elements
Speaker: Arif O. Harmanci
01/17/2020, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX



CPH Seminar: Large-Scale Determination of Transcription Factor Binding Sites in Human and Other Organisms
Speaker: Wen-Hsiung Li
12/03/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: FiMap: A Fast Identity by Descent Mapping Test for Biobank-Scale Cohorts
Speaker: Han Chen
11/22/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Deep Learning in Single-Cell RNA Sequencing
Speaker: Lukas Simon, Ph.D.
11/15/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Benchmarking at Scale: Comparing Analysis Workflows for Single-Cell Genomic Data
Speaker: Jun Li.
11/08/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Learning Brain Imaging Patterns from Temporal and Spatial Differences
Speaker: Luca Giancardo, Ph.D.
11/01/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: “Harnessing Machine Learning and Omics Big Data to Discover Novel Risk Loci of Complex Human Diseases"
Speaker: Zhaohui “Steve” Qin, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health Emory University, Atlanta, GA
10/15/2019, 4 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Special Seminar: The Opium Poppy Genome and Morphinan Production
Speaker: Kai Ye, Research Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis
10/15/2019, 4 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: No Seminar
Speaker: Guangsheng Pei and Yulin Dai
10/11/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: “Psychiatric GWAS, PsychENCODE and After"
Speaker: Chunyu Liu, Ph.D.
10/04/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: “Dissect the Biology and Therapeutic Vulnerabilities of p53 (R249S) Mutant Liver Cancer”
Speaker: Jian Tu and Zijun Huo
09/27/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: “OMICs Approaches to Studying Autoimmunity”
Speaker: Chandra Mohan
09/20/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: The Promise of Interoperable Clinical Decision-Support with Contemporary Health IT Standards and Technologies
Speaker: Dr. Aziz Boxwala President of Elimu Informatics, Inc
09/13/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Deciphering the Role of DNA Methylation in Bipolar Disorder
Speaker: Gabriel R. Fries, Ph.D.
09/09/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Genetics, Epigenetics and Single Cell Genomics in the Retina
Speaker: Rui Chen, PhD
08/30/2019, 12 p.m., UCT E618, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX




CPH Seminar: Characterization of Genomic Alterations in Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas
Yoshua Esquenazi, MD
12/07/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Yoshua Esquenazi, MD
12/07/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Genome-wide characterization of risk genes reveals spatiotemporal heterogeneity of mental disorders
Yulin Dai, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
11/30/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Guangsheng Pei & Yulin Dai
11/30/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Tissue-Specific Enrichment Analysis (TSEA) to Decode Tissue Specificity
Guangsheng Pei, Postdoctoral Fellow
11/30/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: No Seminar
THANKSGIVING BREAK
11/23/2018

CPH Seminar: Towards Automated Eligibility for Endovascular Stroke Therapy using CT-Angiography and Symmetry-sensitive Convolutional Neural Networks
Arko Barman, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
11/16/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Arko Barman
11/16/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TACC resource introduction
William J. Allen
11/09/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Texas Advanced Computing Center: Overview of Capabilities and Services
William J. Allen, Ph.D.
11/09/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Sheng Pan
11/02/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Gindy Bekhet, Laila R
10/26/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Penalized Weighting Methods for Robust Copy Number Variation Detection
Xiaoli Gao
10/19/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Yi-Ching Tang
10/12/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Xinyu Wang
10/05/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Degui Zhi
9/28/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Arif Harmanci
9/21/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Yang Xie
9/14/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: TBA
Yidong Chen & Yufei Huang
9/07/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

CPH Seminar: Informatics approaches to identifying cancer mutations and genes for drug repurposing
Zhongming Zhao
8/31/2018, 12 p.m., UCT1414, 7000 Fannin St., Houston, TX

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 multiomics 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

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


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:

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: 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





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: 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

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