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VanBUG Seminar: Anshul Kundaje (Stanford University)

VanBUG April 2019

Date:

Speaker Info:

Anshul Kundaje
Assistant Professor, Genetics and Computer Science
Stanford University

Description

Anshul Kundaje is an Assistant Professor of Genetics and Computer Science at Stanford University. His primary research area is large-scale computational regulatory genomics.

The Kundaje lab specializes in developing statistical and machine learning methods for large-scale integrative analysis of heterogeneous, high-throughput functional genomic and genetic data to decipher regulatory elements and long-range regulatory interactions, learn predictive regulatory network models across individuals, cell-types and species and improve detection and interpretation of natural and disease-associated genetic variation.

Abstract:
TBC - see http://www.vanbug.org/schedule/ for details

Introductory Speaker:

  • Will Casazza (CMMT, UBC)

Following the presentations, guests are invited to stay for networking over pizza and refreshments.

Webcast Link: 
https://vidyoreplay.computecanada.ca/replay/webcastShow.html?key=OS63GYOfyFK3aRo
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About VanBUG: 

VanBUG (Vancouver Bioinformatics Users Group) is an association of researchers, other professionals and students in the BC Lower Mainland who have an interest in the field of bioinformatics. VanBUG meets on the second Thursday of every month from September through April. Research presentations by bioinformatics leaders, students and industry representatives are followed by networking over pizza and refreshments.