• IU School of Nursing Lunch with the Dean in Naples, FL
    February 12 12:00am
    You and a guest are cordially invited to join us for a special luncheon to welcome our new dean, Dean Robin Newhouse, at Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Immokalee Room, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples, FL  34102-5397 at 12:00 noon.  Please reply to Theresa Bell at the IU School of Nursing Alumni Association, thebell@iupui.edu or t more »
  • Web Accessibility Evaluation (Webinar)
    February 12 10:00am
    This session is being delivered online and simultaneously in room 144 in Wells Library in Bloomington. This is the online session, so please register for this session only if you plan to attend remotely.” This workshop lasts 2 h more »
  • IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL
    February 13 12:00am
    IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL – February 13 and 15, 2016   We are pleased to invite you to join us as our guest(s) for two additional events taking place this weekend:   Winter College Reception, Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:00pm, (you are welcome to join us for an informal dinner after the more »
  • Illustrator CC 2015: The Basics
    February 13 9:00am
    This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn how the basics of Adobe Illustrator, a drawing program. Participants will spend time building basic skills like drawing with brushes, creating and combining shap more »
  • Cascade Server: Managing Content
    February 15 1:30pm
    This workshop lasts 3 hours. Cascade Server: Managing Content will teach users how to manage content in IU’s WCMS, Cascade Server. Users will be provided a demonstration site, demonstration username and passphrase, and will be guided through tasks focused on the skills needed to create and edit conte more »
Thursday, February 11, 2016
    IU Calendar




    • IU School of Nursing Lunch with the Dean in Naples, FL
      February 12 12:00am
      You and a guest are cordially invited to join us for a special luncheon to welcome our new dean, Dean Robin Newhouse, at Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Immokalee Room, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples, FL  34102-5397 at 12:00 noon.  Please reply to Theresa Bell at the IU School of Nursing Alumni Association, thebell@iupui.edu or t more »
    • Web Accessibility Evaluation (Webinar)
      February 12 10:00am
      This session is being delivered online and simultaneously in room 144 in Wells Library in Bloomington. This is the online session, so please register for this session only if you plan to attend remotely.” This workshop lasts 2 h more »
    • IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL
      February 13 12:00am
      IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL – February 13 and 15, 2016   We are pleased to invite you to join us as our guest(s) for two additional events taking place this weekend:   Winter College Reception, Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:00pm, (you are welcome to join us for an informal dinner after the more »
    • Illustrator CC 2015: The Basics
      February 13 9:00am
      This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn how the basics of Adobe Illustrator, a drawing program. Participants will spend time building basic skills like drawing with brushes, creating and combining shap more »
    • Cascade Server: Managing Content
      February 15 1:30pm
      This workshop lasts 3 hours. Cascade Server: Managing Content will teach users how to manage content in IU’s WCMS, Cascade Server. Users will be provided a demonstration site, demonstration username and passphrase, and will be guided through tasks focused on the skills needed to create and edit conte more »
    Thursday, February 11, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • IU School of Nursing Lunch with the Dean in Naples, FL
        February 12 12:00am
        You and a guest are cordially invited to join us for a special luncheon to welcome our new dean, Dean Robin Newhouse, at Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Immokalee Room, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples, FL  34102-5397 at 12:00 noon.  Please reply to Theresa Bell at the IU School of Nursing Alumni Association, thebell@iupui.edu or t more »
      • Web Accessibility Evaluation (Webinar)
        February 12 10:00am
        This session is being delivered online and simultaneously in room 144 in Wells Library in Bloomington. This is the online session, so please register for this session only if you plan to attend remotely.” This workshop lasts 2 h more »
      • IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL
        February 13 12:00am
        IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL – February 13 and 15, 2016   We are pleased to invite you to join us as our guest(s) for two additional events taking place this weekend:   Winter College Reception, Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:00pm, (you are welcome to join us for an informal dinner after the more »
      • Illustrator CC 2015: The Basics
        February 13 9:00am
        This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn how the basics of Adobe Illustrator, a drawing program. Participants will spend time building basic skills like drawing with brushes, creating and combining shap more »
      • Cascade Server: Managing Content
        February 15 1:30pm
        This workshop lasts 3 hours. Cascade Server: Managing Content will teach users how to manage content in IU’s WCMS, Cascade Server. Users will be provided a demonstration site, demonstration username and passphrase, and will be guided through tasks focused on the skills needed to create and edit conte more »
      Thursday, February 11, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • IU School of Nursing Lunch with the Dean in Naples, FL
          February 12 12:00am
          You and a guest are cordially invited to join us for a special luncheon to welcome our new dean, Dean Robin Newhouse, at Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Immokalee Room, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples, FL  34102-5397 at 12:00 noon.  Please reply to Theresa Bell at the IU School of Nursing Alumni Association, thebell@iupui.edu or t more »
        • Web Accessibility Evaluation (Webinar)
          February 12 10:00am
          This session is being delivered online and simultaneously in room 144 in Wells Library in Bloomington. This is the online session, so please register for this session only if you plan to attend remotely.” This workshop lasts 2 h more »
        • IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL
          February 13 12:00am
          IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL – February 13 and 15, 2016   We are pleased to invite you to join us as our guest(s) for two additional events taking place this weekend:   Winter College Reception, Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:00pm, (you are welcome to join us for an informal dinner after the more »
        • Illustrator CC 2015: The Basics
          February 13 9:00am
          This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn how the basics of Adobe Illustrator, a drawing program. Participants will spend time building basic skills like drawing with brushes, creating and combining shap more »
        • Cascade Server: Managing Content
          February 15 1:30pm
          This workshop lasts 3 hours. Cascade Server: Managing Content will teach users how to manage content in IU’s WCMS, Cascade Server. Users will be provided a demonstration site, demonstration username and passphrase, and will be guided through tasks focused on the skills needed to create and edit conte more »
        Thursday, February 11, 2016

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          Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce two new computational problems stemming from the analysis of next-generation sequencing data. In the first, I will describe the problem of determining the position of nucleosomes in a genome (nucleosomes are the basic elements of DNA chromatin structure). We solved this problem using a method based on a modified Gaussian mixture model. An expectation maximization (EM) algorithm is used to infer the parameters of the mixture of distributions.

          In the second, I will briefly address the problem of obtaining the primary sequence for large, complex genomes. We propose a BAC-by-BAC sequencing protocol that leverages recent advances in combinatorial pooling design (group testing). I will show that combinatorial pooling is a cost-effective and practical alternative to exhaustive DNA barcoding when preparing sequencing libraries for hundreds or thousands of DNA samples, such as in this case case gene-bearing BAC clones.

           

          Bio: Stefano Lonardi is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, Riverside, CA. He is also a faculty member of the Graduate Program in Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics, the Center for Plant Cell Biology, the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, and the Graduate Program in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology.

          Stefano received his Laurea cum laude from University of Pisa in 1994 and his Ph.D. in the summer of 2001 from the Department of Computer Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.  He also holds a doctorate degree in Electrical and Information Engineering from University of Padua (1999). During the summer of 1999, he was intern at Celera Genomics, Department of Informatics Research, Rockville, MD.

          Stefano's recent research interest includes design of algorithms, computational molecular biology, data compression and data mining. He has published over 40 papers in major theoretical computer science and computational biology journals and over 50 publications in refereed international conferences. In the year 2005, he received the CAREER award from National Science Foundation. He has received funding from NSF, NIH, DARPA, and USDA.

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          • IU School of Nursing Lunch with the Dean in Naples, FL
            February 12 12:00am
            You and a guest are cordially invited to join us for a special luncheon to welcome our new dean, Dean Robin Newhouse, at Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Immokalee Room, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples, FL  34102-5397 at 12:00 noon.  Please reply to Theresa Bell at the IU School of Nursing Alumni Association, thebell@iupui.edu or t more »
          • Web Accessibility Evaluation (Webinar)
            February 12 10:00am
            This session is being delivered online and simultaneously in room 144 in Wells Library in Bloomington. This is the online session, so please register for this session only if you plan to attend remotely.” This workshop lasts 2 h more »
          • IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL
            February 13 12:00am
            IU School of Nursing Events in Naples, FL – February 13 and 15, 2016   We are pleased to invite you to join us as our guest(s) for two additional events taking place this weekend:   Winter College Reception, Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 4:30 – 6:00pm, (you are welcome to join us for an informal dinner after the more »
          • Illustrator CC 2015: The Basics
            February 13 9:00am
            This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn how the basics of Adobe Illustrator, a drawing program. Participants will spend time building basic skills like drawing with brushes, creating and combining shap more »
          • Cascade Server: Managing Content
            February 15 1:30pm
            This workshop lasts 3 hours. Cascade Server: Managing Content will teach users how to manage content in IU’s WCMS, Cascade Server. Users will be provided a demonstration site, demonstration username and passphrase, and will be guided through tasks focused on the skills needed to create and edit conte more »
          Thursday, February 11, 2016