Xin Yin presented his BCB Dissertation Seminar on April 29. His mentors are Karin Dorman, Statistics and Greg Phillips, VMPM. The title of his dissertation is Probabilistic methods for quality improvement in high-throughput sequencing data.
The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student Organization (BCBGSO) hosted their Second Annual BCB Symposium, “Current Topics in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology” on March 25 at Reiman Gardens.
About 80 faculty and students attended the day-long symposium which featured several speakers, a poster session and 3-minute speeches highlighting graduate student research projects, and a presentation on professional networking. At the luncheon, students had time to interact with the speakers.
Divita Mathur will present for her dissertation defense on March 21 at 9 a.m. in 1062 Carver Co-Lab. Please feel free to attend. Her mentors are Eric Henderson in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology and Jack Lutz, Computer Science Department. The title and abstract of her dissertation are below.
Title: Dynamic self-assembling DNA nanosystems: Design and engineering
The Graduate College will be offering four, one-hour workshops that will allow you to develop your Career Plan. They will be introducing the Cyclone Strategy.
This strategy gives you 4 steps that will help you develop an active career plan by self-assessment, building a network, participating in information interviews, and developing SMART goals. Ideally you should attend all four workshops, but we understand if this is not possible. Please attend when/where you can.
The second round of awards in the Presidential Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research will help build four big data research teams and launch major projects in digital agriculture and intelligent text analysis.