Seminar Series

2013 Fall Schedule-



Jay Jarman

Dept of Computing


September 13

Room 106 Gilbreath

Title: Automated Text Processing: Data/Text Mining and Natural Language Processing jarman 

Suzanne Lenhart
Dept of Mathematics

Associate Director NIMBioS: National Center for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
University of Tenn

Sponsored by
TN State Grant
Hosted by:
Ariel Cintron-Arias

September 30th

Room 205
Time 3:10-4:30

  Exploring the effects of order of events in population models with discrete time  lenhart
William Stone
Dept of Pediatrics
Quillen College of Medicine

October 11th

Room 106, Gilbreath

Time: 3:40 - 4:30

  A bioinformatics approach to cancer drug design  Stone

Professor H.T. Banks

Director for the Center for Research in Scientific Computation, &
Co-Director for the Center for Quantitative Sciences in Biomedicine

North Carolina State 

  Oct. 25th

Small Auditiorium

Stanton-Gerber Hall

VA Campus

Time: 3:15-4:10

 Mathematical and Statistical Models of Human Lymphocyte Proliferation Using CFSE Data  banks

Professor Arjun Gupta

Distinguished University Professor                     Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Bowling Green State University     

 Nov. 8th 


 Information Criteria and Detection of Change  gupta

 Dr. Ramin Homayouni 

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Director Bioinformatics Program & Center for Translational Informatics

University of Memphis

 Nov. 22

12:00 pm

Stanton Gerber Hall

Room B003

 Systems genetics and bioinformatics insights into neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's Disease





Previous talks:

Spring Semester

February 11- Dr. Nicole Lewis, Dept. of Statistics, University of South Carolina: Protein Identification Using Bayesian Stochastic Search

February 22 - Dr. Michele Joyner, Chelsea Ross and Dr. Edith Seier, ETSU Dept of Mathematics and Statistics: Things we found while CRAWLing

March 25 - Dr. Jerome Baudry, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular and Cell Biology at UT-Knoxville, Center for Molecular Biophysics at Oak Ridge National Labs, Super Computing and Drug Discovery, What's so Super About That?

April 26 - Dr. Jeff Knisley and Chance Brown, ETSU Dept of Mathematics and Statistics: Visualization and Analysis of Large, Complex Networks

2012 Schedule-

Fall Semester

Sept. 21st - Dr. Frank Hagelberg, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy                                                                                              Title: Computational Research on Carbon Nanostructures.                                                                                                          Location: Room 225 Nicks Hall                                                                                                                                                      Time: 1:40-2:35

Oct. 24th -Dr. Thomas Schmickl, holder of the Basler Chair of Excellence in the Integration of the Arts, Rhetoric and Science Title: Swarm intelligence and collective wisdom in biology and robotics                                                                                        Location: Room 436 Nicks Hall                                                                                                                                                      Time: 4:00-5:00

Nov. 30th - Dr. Matthew Shotwell, Vanderbilt  University

Title: TBA


 Spring Semester

Feb. 24th - Dr. Michele Joyner, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
Title: Mathematical Models in Medicine 
Location: Room 304 Gilbreath Hall
Time: 1:40-2:35

March 30th - Dr. Joseph Cavanaugh, Dept. of Biostatistics, University of Iowa
Title: Occum's Razor and Statistical Model Selection
Location: Room 116, Lamb Hall 
Time: 1:40-2:35

April 25th- Dr. Sharon Bewick, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis

Title: Too hot to handle: Temperature and its effects on the lives of ants  Location: Room304, Brown Hall Time:  4:00 pm


2011 Schedule- Fall Semester

Sept. 30th - Dr. Eric Sellers, Dept. of Psychology, ETSU
Title: Practical Application of P300 Event-Related Potential Brain-Computer Interface
Location: Gilbreath Hall, Room 314
Time: 12:30-1:30

Oct. 21st- Dr. Partha Mitra, Cold Spring Harbor Lab
The Mouse Brain Architecture Project
Beech Mountain Room
Millennium Center

Nov. 18th- Dr. Tamar Schlick, Courant Institute of Mathematics, and the Department of Chemistry, NYU

- 2011 Schedule- Spring Semester

Speaker Title Date-Time Location
Ariel Cintron-Arias
Networks and Random Graphs Feb. 4th
Room 304
Gilbreath Hall
Lee Glenn
Jeff Knisley
The Eigenslope Method Feb. 28
Room 205
Gilbreath Hall
H.T. Banks
Comparison of Optimal Design Methods in Inverse Problems March 4
Room 304 Gilbreath Hall
Ying Xu
Systems Biology
Univ of Georgia
A systems biology approach to a cancer biomarker search in blood and urine March 21st
Small Auditorium
David Johnson
College of Medicine
Codon Optimization for Human Protein Expression in Yeast April 5

Room 205
Gilbreath Hall
Dong Hong
Middle Tenn State Univ
Imaging Mass Spectrometry Proteomic Data - Analysis and Biomarker Discovery April 22
Room 305
Gilbreath Hall