Oct 2018: Camir gave a seminar talk titled 'Using large-scale data to drive healthcare' at the University of the West Indies, Mona in Kingston, Jamaica
Sep 2018: Iman, Pegah, Camir, Vianne, Zakieh and Steve attended the Bridging the Divide: Machine Learning in Medicine meeting in Ithaca, NY
Iman gave an oral presentation on the recent deep learning embryology project in the lab
Pegah presented a poster on deep learning pathology and won the third prize!
Aug 2018: The lab was awarded an NSF grant to study an afficient algorithm to map Linked-Read DNA sequencing data
May 2018: Iman gives a seminar at CANCER, DEVELOPMENT AND COMPLEXITY meeting (CDAC 2018), Lake Como, Italy
May 2018: Iman gives an invited talk at the University of Milan, Italy
May 2018: Iman attended the Biology of Genome meeting in Cold Spring Harbor Lab and presented Minerva, our new tool for Linked-Read Metagenomics.
April 2018: Iman, David, Camir, Dima, and Simone all attended the RECOMB 2018 meeting in Paris, France. Wonderful meeting and catching up with old and new friends! Plus several presentations from the group:
Dima presented a poster on the assembly of SVs using Linked-Read data
David presented a poster Linked-Read Metagenomics
Iman presented a highlight talk at the RECOMB computational cancer biology meeting about our newest work on Deep Learning pathology image classifications
Simone gave an oral presentation at RECOMB computational cancer biology on SASC, our method for Tumor Phylogeny reconstruction using Single Cell Genomics
Camir gave an oral presentation at RECOMB computational cancer biology and presented a poster on Meltos, our method for mapping Structural Variations on Tumor Phylogeny Trees
December 2017: Iman gave two invited highlight talks at Sharif University of Technology, and at the IPM (Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences)
October 2017: Iman gave a talk on recently accepted paper BAMSE: Bayesian model selection for tumor phylogeny inference among multiple samples, in Orlando, Florida (ICCABS 2017)
July 2017: Camir, David, Iman and Pegah all attanded the UCLA Computational Genomics short summer program. Lots of science, networking and fun!
June 2017: Iman gave a talk at UC Berkeley in connection to the Simons Institute reunion for the Algorithmic Challanges Program in Genomics
March 31, 2017: Simone Ciccolella, M.Sc. candidate from the University of Milan won a competetive Exchange Mobility fellowship to join our group for summer 2017. Congratultions Simone!
March 30, 2017: Pegah Khosravi, Postdoc, from Tehran's IPM (Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences) joins the group. Welcome Pegah!
Feb 2017: Iman attends the AGBT 2017 meeting in Hollywood, Florida.
Jan 18, 2017: Iman joins the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center.
Jan, 2017: Iman serves on program committees of RECOMB-Seq 2017 and ACM-BCB 2017. Iman has previously served on program committees of ISMB/ECCB 2015, ISMB 2016, GIW 2015, GIW 2016, AlCoB 2016, RECOMB-CCB 2016.
Nov 9-12, 2016: Camir represents the Tri-I Computational Biology program (and helps recruit students!) at ABRCMS 2016, Tampa, Florida.
Nov 7, 2016: Iman gives an invited talk at the Department of Genetics and Genomics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.
Oct 17-20, 2016: Iman attends the American society of Human Genetics (ASHG) meeting in Vancouver, BC
Note: If you could not find me at the main venue, come see me at 10X Genomics Community Mixer on Tuesday, Oct 18 7:00PM—11:00PM
Oct 14, 2016: Camir Ricketts, Ph.D. student from the Tri-I Computational Biology program joins the group. Welcome Camir!
Sep 25-30, 2016: Iman gives an invited talk at the Models for Oncogenesis, Clonality and Tumor Progression workshop in Columbus, Ohio.
Sep 15-16, 2016: Iman attends the Genome In A Bottle meeting in Gaithersburg, MD
Sep 13, 2016: Iman gives a seminar at the Institute for Precision Medicine.
Sep 1, 2016: Official start of the IH lab!