IEEE Signal Processing Society, Santa Clara Valley Chapter

Workshop on Bio-informatics and Bio-signal processing

 

Location: Williman Room, Benson Student Center, Santa Clara University

Date: Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Time: 8:30am 5:00pm

 

 

Topics at a glance

 

(1) Molecular Biology Basics

Speaker: Dr. Craig Stephens, Santa Clara University

http://www.scu.edu/cas/biology/staffandfaculty/craig-stephens.cfm

(2) Computational Methods in Bioinformatics

Speaker: Dr. Sami Khuri, San Jose State University

http://www.cs.sjsu.edu/faculty/khuri

 

(3) Signal Processing Models and Algorithms for RNA Sequence Analysis

Speaker: Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

http://www.ece.tamu.edu/~bjyoon

(4) Biostatisitcs: Statistical analysis of bio-data

Speaker: Dr. Ru-Fang Yeh, University of California San Francisco

http://www.biostat.ucsf.edu/rufang

 

 

Workshop Website

http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/bioSPS/

 

Workshop Flyer

http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/bioSPS/flyer.pdf

 

Tentative Agenda

8:15 am - 8:45 am

Registration/breakfast

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Introduction

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Topic 1: Molecular Biology Basics

10:30 am - 10:40 am

Break

10:40 am - 12:10 pm

Topic 2: Computational Methods in Bioinformatics

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Topic 3: Signal Processing Models and Algorithms for RNA Sequence Analysis

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm

Break

2:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Topic 4: Biostatisitcs: Statistical analysis of bio-data

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Wrap-up panel discussion: Engineering Challenges and Business Opportunities

 

 

Detailed Workshop Program

http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/bioSPS/program.html

 

 

Directions to Benson Student Center in Santa Clara University and Parking information

Directions, parking information and map to workshop location: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/bioSPS/map.html

 

Santa Clara University campus

Benson Student Center

 

 

Registration

 

Before Aug 20

After Aug 20 or on-site

IEEE member

$40

$50

Non-IEEE member

$50

$60

Student

$20

$30

 

Registration includes a copy of the workshop proceedings, lunch, breakfast and coffee.

 

Follow this link to register: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/bioSPS/register.html

 

 

 

Contacting the Workshop

  • SPS SCV Chair: Tokunbo Ogunfunmi, email: tokunbo[at]ieee[dot]org
  • SPS SCV Program Coordinator: Yen-Kuang Chen, email: y[dot]k[dot]chen[at]ieee[dot]org
  • Chapter Website: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/

 

 

 

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Disclaimer: The DNA double helix image (DNA_Overview.png) is reused from Wikimedia Commons under the GNU Free Documentation License. All other graphics on this workshop website are obtained from the Santa Clara University website (http://www.scu.edu/).

 

Website revision history:

Aug 21, 2008

-          Registration page reflects post-early-bird reg fees.

Aug 10, 2008

-          Small editorials to program page.

Jun 24, 2008

-          Launch of workshop webpage

July 9, 2008

-          Registration link goes live

-          Updated parking information.

-          Provided link to workshop flyer.

July 17, 2008

-          Program details for our second talk, Computational Methods in Bioinformatics, provided now

 

 

Website last modified: Aug 21, 2008