January 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Symposium of Mathematical Genomics Day 1

Multiple Guest Speakers
The Florence Irving Auditorium×


Irving Cancer Research Center
1130 St. Nicholas Avenue
Room 116
New York, NY 10032

Columbia's Program for Mathematical Genomics (PMG) is hosting the Symposium of Mathematical Genomics over 2 days, January 17th and 24th, at the Florence Irving Auditorium, ICRC 1st floor, 1130 St. Nicholas Ave. Registration is not required. For more information, email Sophie Thuault-Restituito,

Program Details:

Thursday January 17th:

9:00 -9:40 am: Alexander Young, PhD, University of Oxford, UK

Disentangling nature and nurture using genomic family data

9:40-10:20 am: Farhad Hormozdiari, PhD, Harvard and the Broad Institute

Statistical methods to understand the genetic architecture of complex traits

10:40-11:20 am: Geoffrey Fundenberg PhD, UCSF

Physical biology of the genome  

11:20-12:00 pm: Noemi Andor PhD, Stanford University

Evolving Perspectives on the Genomic Instability and Fitness of Coexisting Tumor Clones


Thursday January 24th:

9:00 -9:40 am: Steven Gazal, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health

Impact of negative selection on disease genetic architectures

9:40-10:20 am: Elham Azizi, PhD, MSKCC

Probabilistic modeling of heterogeneous cell states in the tumor microenvironment

10:40-11:20 am: Anat Kreimer, PhD, University of California Berkeley

From (epi-) genomes to transcriptomes: massively parallel inference of regulatory determinants during neural induction

11:20-12:00 pm: David Van Dijk, PhD, Yale University

Manifold learning uncovers hidden structure in complex cellular state space

Event Series Name

PMG Symposium
Raul Rabadan, PhD

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