Invited Seminars – US Nationwide (Extramural)

November 2016

“GeneTerrain Knowledge Maps: A Visual Analytic Platform for Complex Disease Molecular Systems Exploration and Classifications”, Joint UAB Genetic Department and HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Institute Seminar, Guntersville, AL

March 2015

 “Integrative Modeling of Biological Systems with the new GeneTerrain Software Platform” , Asuragen, Inc., Austin, TX

October 2014 

“Network Medicine: from Biomedical Big Data to Medicine 2.0”, Applied Mathematics and Statistics Departmental Seminar, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN,

February 2013 

“Systems Pharmacology: Are we ready for predicting new uses of old drugs?” , Bioinformatics Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

October 2012

“Advanced Analytics: A Primer”, KeLabs, Carmel, IN

April 2012 

“Informatics Solutions Enabling Predictive and Personalized Medicine”, Translational Science & Technology, Eli & Lilly Company, Indianapolis, IN

“Modeling Drug Efficacy and Side Effects using Systems Pharmacology”, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

November 2011 

“Predictive and Personalized Medicine: Computational Challenges and Opportunities”, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University, Scottsdale, AZ

October 2011

 “Plans for Analysis of Type 2-Diabetes Clinical and Health Survey Data”, Fairbanks Institute, Indianapolis, IN

April 2011

“Computational Drug Discovery using Translational Bioinformatics”, LONI Institute/LA-SiGMA Seminar series, Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) Institute, New Orleans, LA

February 2011

“Drug Discovery and Repurposing with Translational Bioinformatics”, Biomedical Research Seminar Series, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, UT

April 2010

“Bioinformatics in Biomarker Discovery”, DBS Translational Biomedical Research Seminar Series, University of Illinois Urbana-Champion, Champion-Urbana, IL

March 2010

“Biomarker Discovery: Computational Challenges and Opportunities”, Department of Computer Science, the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

December 2009

“Finding Biomarkers and Drugs in Silico: A Translational Bioinformatics Approach”, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

October 2009

“Enabling Informatics Methods to Biomarker Discovery”, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

September 2009

“Translational Bioinformatics for Genome Medicine”, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

July 2009

 “Translational Bioinformatics in Genome Medicine”, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

May 2009

“Network and Systems Biology: Power Tools for Post-genome Biomarker Discovery”, Windber Research Institute, Windber, PA

“Bioinformatics and Genome Medicine”, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, College Station, PA

April 2009

“Molecular Network Pharmacology: Enabling Future Drug Discovery through Translational Systems Biology”, College of Medicine, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

December 2008

“Building Connectivity Maps for Drug Repurposing and Toxicogenomics Studies”, Chemical Informatics Division, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

July 2008 

“Translational Bioinformatics: Computational Tools Enabling Genome Medicine”, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA

April 2008

 “Translational Systems Biology: Connectivity, Network Models, & Panel Biomarker Discoveries”, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Graduate Program Colloquium, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

October 2007

“Translational Bioinformatics and Systems Biology”, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, Falls Church, VA

February 2007 

“Computational Systems Biology: New Research Opportunities & Applications”, Cyber Center and Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

April 2007 

“TBD: Computational Systems Biology Agenda 2.0”, Integrative Biology Division, Eli Lilly & Company, Greenfield, IN

July 2006

“Informatics as a Platform Supporting Translational Disease Therapeutics and Diagnostics”, Asuragen, Inc., Austin, TX

May 2006

“From Systems Biology to Personalized Medicine Informatics: How to Plan for Success”, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

June 2005

 “Computational Discovery from Large Biological Network Data”, Prolexys Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

March 2005 

“A Few Thoughts on Large Protein Interaction Networks”, Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

September 2004

“Human Protein Interactome: Reasoning on Structures of Randomness”, Bioinformatics Colloquium, Department of Statistics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

January 2004

 “A Bioinformatics Study of the Human Protein Interactome”, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

November 2003 

“The Human Protein Interactome: Computational Opportunities and Discovery Surprises”, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

“Computational Proteomics: Mining Hidden Links between Proteins”, National Center for Genome Resources, Santa Fe, NM

October 2003

“Extended DBMS: Towards a Bio-computing Platform and a Scientific Discovery Tool”, Life Sciences Group, Oracle Corporation, Burlington, MA 

“Guilt-by-Association: Proteomics Analysis using Random Yeast 2-Hybrid Data”, Windber Research Institute, Windber, PA

September 2003

 “Knowledge Discovery of High-throughput Protein-protein Interaction Data”, Medical Informatics Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

April 2002

“Developing a Computational Framework for Mining Yeast-2-hybrid Interaction Data”, Myriad Proteomics, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

“Bioinformatics: Managing Biological Data and Discoveries”, Monthly Seminar Series, ACM San Francisco Bay Area Local Chapter, Cupertino, CA

March 2002

“Bioinformatics: Challenges, Opportunities, and Transitions”, Bay Area Young Scientists Forum, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

November 2001.

“Developing Bioinformatics Information Models” , Rosetta Inpharmatics, Bothell, WA

October 2001

“A GeneChip Case Study of Discovery-oriented Bioinformatics”, Cray-sponsored Computer Science Colloquia, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

January 2000

“Building Genomic Database Systems for Bioinformatics”, Affymetrix, Inc., Santa Clara, CA

March 1999 

“Designing A Rat Expression Chip”, Affymetrix, Inc., Santa Clara, CA

August 1998 

 “Experience with a Data-Centric Approach to Building Bioinformatics Systems”, Russ Altman’s Bioinformatics Group Seminar, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Invited Seminars – International

January 2017

“GeneTerrain: An Integrative Omics and Biomolecular Systems Modeling Platform to Enable Precision Medicine”, Bioinformatics Group, Lilly China Research and Development Center, Shanghai, China

December 2016 

“Informatics Research Collaboration Opportunities”, Health Data Analytics Division, Philips Research China, Shanghai, China

July 2016 

“Translational Bioinformatics and its Application to Precision Medicine: Outlook and Trends”, Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital, Chengdu, China

May 2016 

“Translational Informatics: Developing Tools to Model Human Genomics Big Data Towards Medicine 2.0”, Computational Bioscience Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

June 2015

“From Systems Biology to Network Medicine: How to Leverage Big Data for Biomedical Discoveries”, Lilly China Research and Development Center, Shanghai, China

August 2014 

“Research Opportunities in Biomedical Big Data”, Wenzhou Medical University First Affiliate Hospital, Wenzhou, China

July 2014

“Modeling Biological Networks: from Genomic Big Data to Biomedical Insights”, GlaxoSmithKline China, Shanghai, China

December 2013

“Translational Bioinformatics Applications”, Beijing University of Traditional Medicine, Beijing, China

June 2013

“Bioinformatics in Network Medicine—From Systems Biology to Systems Pharmacology”, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

February 2013

“Accelerating T2D Research and Discovery through Translational Bioinformatics”, Lilly China Research and Development Center, Shanghai, China

June 2012

“Systems Pharmacology: Concepts, Challenges, and Trends”, Beijing University of Traditional Medicine, Beijing, China

“Modeling Drug Efficacy and Side Effects using Systems Pharmacology”, Department of Computer Science and Technologies, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

December 2011

“Bioinformatics Applications in Predictive and Personalized Medicine”, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China

“Power Tools for Predictive and Personalized Medicine”, Beijing Computing Center, Beijing, China

July 2011

“Computational Biomarker Discovery”, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

July 2010

“Computational Biomarker Discovery for Cancer”, School of Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

“Unraveling Human Complexity with Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine”, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

“Social and Bioethical Concerns with the Emergence of Modern Genomics”, Yibo Modern Educational Institute, Guangzhou, China

“Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine: A Bioinformatics Perspective”, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

“Protein Biomarker Discovery and Personalized Medicine”, Beijing Genome Institute, Shengzhen, China

June 2010

“Textual Information Retrieval and Text Mining in Bioinformatics”, College of Life Sciences, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

July 2009

“Translational Bioinformatics in Drug Discovery”, South China Center for Innovative Pharmaceuticals, Guangzhou Science City, Guangzhou, China

“Translational Bioinformatics and Applications in Genome Medicine”  School of Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

“Systems Biology Approaches to Biomarker Discovery” , Department of Mathematical Sciences, School of Mathematics and Computational Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

June 2009

“Bioinformatics for Biomarker Discoveries and Personalized Medicine”, College of Life Sciences, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

June 2008

“Computational Opportunities in Clinical Proteomics and Biomarker Discoveries”, Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

“Bioinformatics towards Human Disease-related Studies: Trends and Opportunities”, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

“Developing Translational Bioinformatics Tools for Biomedical Applications”, College of Life Sciences, Shandong University of Technology, Shandong, China

July 2007

“Development of Systems Biology Resources and Applications at IUPUI”, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

“Computational Systems Biology: Research Opportunities & Applications for Post-genome Bioinformatics”, School of Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

“Post-genome Bioinformatics Applications in Cancer Research”, Invited Seminar, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China

June 2007

“Network Biology and Informatics”, College of Life Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong Province, China

August 2006

“Systems Biology Informatics Supporting Translational Disease-specific Studies”, Center for Bioinformatics, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China

July 2006

“Systems Biology Informatics: Translational Bio-computing for Disease-specific Studies”, Department of Computer Science & Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

July 2005

“Bio-discovery Informatics”, Invited Seminar, Center for Bioinformatics, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China

“Systems Biology Informatics: Shaping the Future Landscape of Biology using Computers”, School of Information Sciences, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China

April 2005

“Bio-discovery Informatics: A Case Study in Integrative Network Biology”, Center for Information Biology and the DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ), National Institute of Genetics of Japan, Mishima, Japan

August 2004

“Protein Interactomics: An Emerging Frontier in Bioinformatics”, College of Life Sciences, Peking University Beijing, China

March 2002

“Establishing Bioinformatics Infrastructure in Support of Biological Knowledge Discoveries”, Bioinformatics Center, Institute of Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

May 2000

“Managing Genomic Data”, Center for Bioinformatics, Peking University, Beijing, China