• Bubble Ball/Knocker Ball
    September 30 12:00am
    New intramural sport where participants climb into a bublle and play, bounce, roll, and enjoy the excitement. Team entry fee is $60. All intramurals participants are required to create an account on IMLeagues.com/iupui. Questions? Contact Matthew Jones - Coordinator of Intramural Sports - 317.278.9939 - mj221@iupui.edu. more »
  • Competition Pool
    September 30 5:30am
    The competition pool for lap swim is open more »
  • Creating Graphics for the Web
    September 30 9:00am
    This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation This workshop introduces the different tools available in Illustrator and Photoshop for creating web graphics. Participants will create graphics for a website, including buttons, a logo, and a banner image. During the crea more »
  • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview
    September 30 10:00am
    This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
  • Mindfulness Meditation
    September 30 11:00am
    Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
Friday, September 30, 2016
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    • Bubble Ball/Knocker Ball
      September 30 12:00am
      New intramural sport where participants climb into a bublle and play, bounce, roll, and enjoy the excitement. Team entry fee is $60. All intramurals participants are required to create an account on IMLeagues.com/iupui. Questions? Contact Matthew Jones - Coordinator of Intramural Sports - 317.278.9939 - mj221@iupui.edu. more »
    • Competition Pool
      September 30 5:30am
      The competition pool for lap swim is open more »
    • Creating Graphics for the Web
      September 30 9:00am
      This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation This workshop introduces the different tools available in Illustrator and Photoshop for creating web graphics. Participants will create graphics for a website, including buttons, a logo, and a banner image. During the crea more »
    • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview
      September 30 10:00am
      This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
    • Mindfulness Meditation
      September 30 11:00am
      Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
    Friday, September 30, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Bubble Ball/Knocker Ball
        September 30 12:00am
        New intramural sport where participants climb into a bublle and play, bounce, roll, and enjoy the excitement. Team entry fee is $60. All intramurals participants are required to create an account on IMLeagues.com/iupui. Questions? Contact Matthew Jones - Coordinator of Intramural Sports - 317.278.9939 - mj221@iupui.edu. more »
      • Competition Pool
        September 30 5:30am
        The competition pool for lap swim is open more »
      • Creating Graphics for the Web
        September 30 9:00am
        This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation This workshop introduces the different tools available in Illustrator and Photoshop for creating web graphics. Participants will create graphics for a website, including buttons, a logo, and a banner image. During the crea more »
      • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview
        September 30 10:00am
        This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
      • Mindfulness Meditation
        September 30 11:00am
        Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
      Friday, September 30, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Bubble Ball/Knocker Ball
          September 30 12:00am
          New intramural sport where participants climb into a bublle and play, bounce, roll, and enjoy the excitement. Team entry fee is $60. All intramurals participants are required to create an account on IMLeagues.com/iupui. Questions? Contact Matthew Jones - Coordinator of Intramural Sports - 317.278.9939 - mj221@iupui.edu. more »
        • Competition Pool
          September 30 5:30am
          The competition pool for lap swim is open more »
        • Creating Graphics for the Web
          September 30 9:00am
          This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation This workshop introduces the different tools available in Illustrator and Photoshop for creating web graphics. Participants will create graphics for a website, including buttons, a logo, and a banner image. During the crea more »
        • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview
          September 30 10:00am
          This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
        • Mindfulness Meditation
          September 30 11:00am
          Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
        Friday, September 30, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          Announcing the Final Examination of Huiying Zhao for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in informatics

          Dissertation: Protein function prediction by integrating sequence, structure and binding affinity information

          Proteins are nano-machines that work inside every living organism. Functional disruption of one or several proteins is the cause for many diseases. However, the functions for most proteins are yet to be annotated because inexpensive sequencing techniques dramatically speed up discovery of new protein sequences (265 million and counting) and experimental examinations of every protein in all its possible functional categories are simply impractical. Thus, it is necessary to develop computational function-prediction tools that complement and guide experimental studies. In this study, we developed a series of predictors for highly accurate prediction of proteins with DNA-binding, RNA-binding and carbohydrate-binding capability. These predictors are a template-based technique that combines sequence and structural information with predicted binding affinity. Both sequence and structure-based approaches were developed. Results indicate the importance of binding affinity prediction for improving sensitivity and precision of function prediction. Application of these methods to the human genome and structure genome targets demonstrated its usefulness in annotating proteins of unknown functions and discovering moon-lighting proteins with DNA, RNA, or carbohydrate binding function. The predictors are available at http://sparks.informatics.iupui.edu/spot.

          Education Career 

          • Major: Bioinformatics BS, North China University, 2001

          • Minor(s): Biostatistics 

          Committee in Charge

          • Yunlong Liu, PhD, Chairman, 317-278-9222

          • Yaoqi Zhou, PhD, Advisor

          • Samy Meroueh‎, PhD

          • Sarath Chandra Janga, PhD

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          Mary O'Neill
          moneill@iupui.edu

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          • Bubble Ball/Knocker Ball
            September 30 12:00am
            New intramural sport where participants climb into a bublle and play, bounce, roll, and enjoy the excitement. Team entry fee is $60. All intramurals participants are required to create an account on IMLeagues.com/iupui. Questions? Contact Matthew Jones - Coordinator of Intramural Sports - 317.278.9939 - mj221@iupui.edu. more »
          • Competition Pool
            September 30 5:30am
            The competition pool for lap swim is open more »
          • Creating Graphics for the Web
            September 30 9:00am
            This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation This workshop introduces the different tools available in Illustrator and Photoshop for creating web graphics. Participants will create graphics for a website, including buttons, a logo, and a banner image. During the crea more »
          • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview
            September 30 10:00am
            This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
          • Mindfulness Meditation
            September 30 11:00am
            Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
          Friday, September 30, 2016