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8th RA Fisher Centre Meeting

David Dylus and Christophe Dessimoz

Monday, March 21, 2016 from 9:45 AM to 1:00 PM (GMT)

8th RA Fisher Centre Meeting

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Lunch/Poster session + Talks   more info 26 Tickets Ended Free  

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The goal of this meeting is to bring together UCL and Crick Institute research groups active in Computational Biology research. The meeting location alternates between UCL and LRI, with this next event taking place at UCL.

The meeting will take place in the Roberts Building 5th floor in lecture theatre 508. When passing the gates of the entrance move right to the elevators and take the lift to the 5th floor and follow the signs to the lecture theatre.


Provisional Schedule

9:45 - 9:50: Opening remarks

9:50 - 10:10: Dr. Ioanna Manolopoulou (Statistics): Bayesian modelling of motion trajectories using diffusion processes
10.10 - 10.30: Dr. Doug Speed (MRC Biostatistics Fellow): New advances in complex trait genetics
10:30 - 10:50: Prof. Benny Chain (Infection and Immunity):  Learning the language of T cell repertoires

10:50-11:10: Coffee break 

11:10-11:30: Prof. John Shawe-Taylor (CS): Feature Selection for Performance and Interpretability
11:30-11:50: Prof. Samuel Kaski (Aalto Unviersity and University of Helsinki): Drug sensitivity prediction from multiple data sources

11:50-12:00: Closing remarks 

12:00-13:00: Lunch and Poster Session 


About the Fisher Centre

The RA Fisher Centre for Computational Biology is an interdisciplinary centre of excellence for mathematical and computational analysis of the fast-growing data in genetics and biology.

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When & Where

UCL Roberts Engineering Building
Malet Place
WC1E 7JE London
United Kingdom

Monday, March 21, 2016 from 9:45 AM to 1:00 PM (GMT)

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