Seminar in Systems and Computational Biomedicine (SCBM)
Science Building G19
BMSC-GA 4435 - 1.5 Credits
The Seminar in Systems and Computational Biomedicine course is meant to give students the opportunity to practice their presentation skills and to facilitate the development of student’s dissertation research ideas.The main goal of the course is to provide students an open forum for scientific discussion of relevant topics in Biomedical Informatics and provide feedback to the doctoral students about their scientific work.
After taking this class students are expected to:
Read and understand scientific literature.
Critically evaluate scientific work.
Actively listen and evaluate presentation content and formulate pertinent questions.
Develop presentation, communication and teaching skills.
Attendance and participation
Students are required to attend to seminars in order to obtain a passing grade and/or credit for the course. Attendance will be taken and two absences per semester will be allowed. Attendance will be taken and two absences per semester will be allowed. In cases where a student misses more than two classes per semester, they will be required to summarize an assigned article per class missed. Master’s students can attend via WebEx or another telecommuting method with permission of the course director.
All students are required to present, with the exception of first-year students. This class will be graded as a pass or fail will based on attendance, the quality of the student presentations and their participation in class.
September 13: Lili Blumenberg - Ruggles Lab
Discussants: Anna Yeaton, Dalia Barkley
September 20: Rescheduled
September 27: Igor Dolgalev - Aifantis/Tsirigos Lab
Discussants: Cindy Wang, MacIntosh Cornwell
October 4: Emily Kawaler - Fenyo/Ruggles Lab
Discussants: Raquel Moya, Sofia Nomikou
October 11: Vincent Major - Aphinyanaphongs Lab
Discussants: Runyu Hong, Angelina Volkova
October 18: Britney Martinez - Nudler Lab
Discussants: Sonali Narang, Lili Blumenberg
October 25: Rigor and Reproducibility Discussion — PhD students only (Mandatory)
November 1: Greg Brittingham - Holt Lab
Discussants: Sana Badri, Kevin Yang
November 8: Sofia Nominkou - Aifantis/Tsirigos Lab
Discussants: Emily Kawaler, Neil Jethani
November 15: Ji Chen - Aphinyanaphongs Lab
Discussants: Juan Irizarry-Cole, Jonathan Abebe
November 22: Angelina Volkova - Ruggles Lab
Discussants: Laura McCullough, Menghan Liu
November 29: OFF Thanksgiving Break
December 6: Menghan Liu - Blaser Lab
Discussants: Cooper Devlin, Tobias Schraink
December 13: Laura McCullough - Boeke Lab
Discussants: Britney Martinez, Gregory Brittingham
Spring 2020 (not yet finalized)
January 17: Anna Yeaton - Tsirigos Lab
January 24: Runyu Hong - Fenyo Lab
January 31: Cooper Devlin - Loke/Ruggles Lab
February 7: Jonathan Abebe - Long/Tsiringos Lab
February 14: Cindy Wang - Fenyo Lab
February 21: Sana Badri - Skok/Bonneau Labs
February 28: Neil Jethani - Aphingyanaphongs Lab
March 6: Dalia Barkley - Yanai Lab
March 13: RETREAT!
March 20: Sonali Narang - Tsirigos/Tibes Lab
March 27: SPRING BREAK
April 3: Ethics Refresher — PhD students only (Mandatory 2 hour session)
April 10: Tobias Schraink - Carlton Lab
April 17: Raquel Moya - Maurano Lab
April 24: Juan Irizarry-Cole - Jonson Lab
May 1: MacIntosh Cornwell - Ruggles Lab
May 8: Kevin Yang - Nudler Lab