Statistics Seminar: STA 290
Thursday, October 20th at 4.10pm, MSB 1147 (Colloquium Room)
Speaker: Dawei Lin (Genome Center, UC Davis)
Title: Digitizing Biology Through High-Through DNA Sequencing
Abstract: Current generation DNA sequencing technology is touted as enabling the next wave of biological and medical revolution. Massively parallel DNA sequencing makes it affordable for individuals to map out their entire genetic makeup that was previously only possible at large research centers. How to take advantage the large amount of information produced by the technology is at the forefront of Bioinformatics research. This seminar will overview major DNA sequencing technologies, illustrate interesting applications and demonstrate the solutions developed by the Bioinformatics Core at the Genome Center.