Research Seminars

All seminars are held from noon to 1 p.m. at the University Center Tower 7000 Fannin Street, room 1414, Houston, TX 77030.

Individuals who are unable to attend in person can watch the seminar afterward by clicking the seminar titles below, which link to the recorded presentations.*

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Research Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Advisor/Introducer Topic
01/15/2014 Dr. Ming Zhan Jiajie Zhang, PhD. Integrated omics and systems biology to explore stem cell fate control and microenvironment
01/22/2014 Todd Johnson/Zhiguo "Stanley" Yu Elmer V. Bernstam, MD.,MSE. DELVE: A Document Exploration and Visualization Engine for PubMed
01/29/2014 Kevin Cohen Hua Xu, PhD. In the context of natural language processing, doing "software testing" is otherwise known as doing linguistics**
02/04/2014 James Langabeer II Jiajie Zhang, PhD Outcomes, Analytics, and Opportunities for Bioinformatics
02/05/2014 Lucila Ohno - Machado Elmer V. Bernstam, MD., MSE.  Data Sharing, Patient Privacy, and Clinical Data: How Informatics Solutions Can Satisfy Multiple Stakeholders
 02/12/2014  Jimeng Sun Hua Xu Do it once, do it right- Building a Scalable Predictive Modeling Platform for Biomedical Research
02/19/2014 Rachel Karchin Elmer V. Bernstam, MD., MSE. Tools to interpret genomic variation
02/26/2014 Melissa Resnick Patricia Mullen PIG In MUD: Innovation and Idea Generation In the Health Sciences
03/05/2014 Gilad Kuperman Elmer V. Bernstam, MD.,MSE Care Coordination (and Health Information Exchange)
03/12/2014 Spring Break (3/10-14)
03/19/2014 Scott Sittig Amy Franklin, PhD. Mobile Health: Bridging the Gap in Diabetes Care & Self-Management
03/26/2014 No research seminar
04/02/2014 No research seminar
04/09/2014  Tyler Carruth Sriram Iyengar, PhD.  Developing a Center for Population Health Informatics Analytics to advance core public health functions
04/16/2014   No research seminar
04/23/2014 Jianbo Lei Hua Xu "A study of entities in Chinese clinincal text"
04/30/2014 Franck Diaz Vasquez  Todd Johnson, PhD.  "Comparing exploratory methods applied to continous variables for the discovery of drug side-effect signals in EHR data"
05/07/2014   FINALS WEEK 

*Past seminars recorded before January 2014 can be viewed on the School of Biomedical Informatics webcast.

**The audio malfunctioned on this video, so there is not a recorded presentation to view.