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Past Activities (2002)


 Programs

 

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Representation Theory of Lie Groups (Jul 2002 - Jan 2003) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Jian-Shu Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

    -

Eng-Chye Tan (National University of Singapore)

 

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Post-Genome Knowledge Discovery (Jan - Jun 2002) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

    -

Simon Tavaré (University of Southern California, USA)

    -

Limsoon Wong (Laboratories for Information Technology)(formerly KRDL)

 

 Workshop

 

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IMS-BII Population Genetics Workshop (29 Nov, 2 - 3 Dec 2002)

 

Jointly organized with Bioinformatics Institute

 

Time:

9:00am - 12:00nn
2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Venue:

Auditorium
Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) (formerly Laboratories for Information Technology (LIT))
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119613

 

 ICM 2002 Satellite Conference

 

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SSA - Symposium on Stochastics and Applications (15 - 17 Aug 2002)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability and Singapore Mathematical Society

 

 Inter-Faculty Workshop on Financial Mathematics

 

 

Date:

Saturday, 12 Jan 2002

Time:

9:00am - 1:00pm

Venue:

Seminar Room, IMS, 3 Prince George's Park

URL

http://www.ims.nus.edu.sg/activities/cfe/Interfac.php

 

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, Centre for Industrial Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society.

Date:

Monday, 21 Oct 2002

Venue:

LT 31 (Faculty of Science Auditorium), Blk S16, Level 3
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Economics and Cryptography on the Internet
Andrew M. Odlyzko, Digital Technology Center, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Genome Institute of Singapore

Date:

Friday, 16 Aug 2002

Venue:

LT 31 (Faculty of Science Auditorium), Blk S16, Level 3
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

5:30pm - 6:30pm

The Assembly of the Human and Mouse Genomes
Gene Myers, Informatics Research, Celera Genomics

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2002

Venue:

LT 31 (Faculty of Science Auditorium), Blk S16, Level 3
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Back to the Future: Ancestral Inference in Molecular Biology
Simon Tavaré, University of Southern California, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2002

Venue:

LT 31 (Faculty of Science Auditorium), Blk S16, Level 3
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:00pm - 7:00pm

How Similar are Human and Chimpanzee at the Genomic Level?
Wen-Hsiung Li, University of Chicago, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2002

Venue:

LT 31 (Faculty of Science Auditorium), Blk S16, Level 3
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Unraveling Genes: The Role of Mathematics and Statistics
Warren Ewens, University of Pennsylvania

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Friday, 15 Feb 2002

Venue:

LT 31 (Faculty of Science Auditorium), Blk S16, Level 3
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Highlights of an Emerging Field: Computational Biology
Franco Preparata, Brown University, USA

 

 

 Lectures to Schools

 

 

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society and respective schools

Date:

Thursday, 28 Mar 2002

Venue:

AVA 5, River Valley High School
698 West Coast Road, Singapore 608784

3:30pm - 5:00pm

The Evolution of Genes and Organisms
Rasmus Nielsen, Cornell University, USA

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2002

Venue:

LT 4, Hwa Chong Junior College
661 Bukit Timah Road, Singapre 269734

3:00pm - 4:00pm

What Do We Know About Genetic Variation?
Magnus Nordborg, University of Southern California, USA

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2002

Venue:

AVA Theatrette, Clementi Town Secondary School
673 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269735

2:45pm - 3:45pm

On Heredity and Mathematics
Susan Wilson, Australian National University, Australia

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2002

Venue:

Auditorium, GEP / The Chinese High School
10 Clementi Avenue 3, Singapore 129904

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Mathematics and DNA
David Balding, University of London, UK

 

 

 Colloquium Lecture

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Thursday, 5 Sep 2002

Venue:

Colloquium Room A, (S14, #03-10)
Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Pure Point Diffraction in Aperiodic Structures
Robert V. Moody, University of Alberta, Canada

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminars

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

Date:

Thursday, 12 Dec 2002

Venue:

Seminar Room, Blk S16, #06-118
3 Science Park Drive 2
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Approximate Tail Probabilities for Scan Statistics
David Siegmund, Stanford University

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Tea Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm

On Modelling Weather Indices and Pricing Weather Derivatives
Shuangzhe Liu, Australian National University

 

 

Date:

Monday, 11 Feb 2002

Venue:

IMS Seminar Room, 3 Prince George’s Park

9.00am - 10.00am

Protein Diversity as a Result of Transcript Isoform Variation in Expressed Genes
Winston Hide, University of The Western Cape, South Africa

10:00am - 10:20am

Tea Break

10:20am - 11:20am

Inferring New Gene and Protein Functions
Christian Schoenbach, RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center

11:20am - 12:20pm

Evidence of Adaptive Evolution Provides the Achilles-Heel of Pathogen Genomes: Candidates for Drug and Vaccine Targets
Winston Hide, University of The Western Cape, South Africa

 

 

Date:

Friday, 1 Feb 2002

Venue:

IMS Seminar Room, 3 Prince George’s Park

11.00am - 12.00nn

Recent Issues in Biopathway Extraction from Literature
Jong C. Park, Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

 

 

Date:

Thursday, 24 Jan 2002

Venue:

IMS Seminar Room, 3 Prince George’s Park

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Prokaryote Phylogeny Based on Complete Genomes --- A Compositional Approach
Bailin Hao, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Beijing Genomics Institute, Academia Sinica

 

 

 Discussion Series

 

 

Discussion group on bioinformatics, lead by Prasanna Kolatkar of the Genome Institute of Singapore

Time:

9.30am - 11.00am

Venue:

IMS Lounge, 4 Prince George’s Park

 

 

Dates

Topics

2 Mar 2002

Improved Clustering of ESTs by Alan Christoffels

16 Mar 2002

Views on Alternative Splicing by Shawn Hoon

13 Apr 2002

Aspects of Evolution by Uttam Surana, IMCB

27 Apr 2002

Brainstorming Session on Comparative Functional Genomics

11 May 2002

Phylogeny

25 May 2002

Linkage Disequilibrium by Mark Seielstad

8 Jun 2002

Comparisons of Protein-Protein Interaction Assessment Methods, jointly led by Prasanna Kolatkar and Jerry Joseph

22 Jun 2002

Relevance Vector Machines by Li Yi of GIS

6 Jul 2002

Regulation by Lin Chin-yo of GIS

20 Jul 2002

Cancer Genomics

3 Aug 2002

TEIRESIAS a Pattern Searching Tool

17 Aug 2002

Sampling Techniques and Sample Size Determination by Amirul Islam (GIS)

31 Aug 2002

LongSage and also Array based Clone Selection by Ruan Yijun of GIS

14 Sep 2002

E-cell Project by Pawan Dhar of BII

28 Sep 2002

Comparison of an Emerging Method, Non-Negative Matrix Factorization, with Principal Components Analysis and Vector Quantization, Two Related Methods by Phil Long of the GIS

12 Oct 2002

Nerves and Brains by Tania Oh of GIS

26 Oct 2002

S. Pombe Genetics by Liu Jian Hua of GIS

9 Nov 2002

FT Mass Spec by Newman Sze of GIS

23 Nov 2002

Video Lecture Wayward Cells: The Genesis of Human Cancer by Micheal J Bishop

 

 

 

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