Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

George Mason University

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The Colloquium meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm in room 248 of Bull Run Hall, on the Prince William Campus unless otherwise specified.

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Fall 2012 Schedule

August 28

Jeff Solka, PhD

George Mason University

Course Expectations

Sep 4

David Marchette, PhD


Investigation of a Random Graph Model for Neuronal Connectivity

Sep 11

Getting Funded

Sep 18

Jim Willett, PhD

George Mason University


Sep 25 Class Presentation 1

Oct 2

Michael Sheridan

Department of Homeland Security


Oct 9 No Class Columbus Day Break

Oct 16 Class Presentation 2

Oct 23

Amanda Payne Ph.D.


The Gut Microbiome

Oct 30

Class Presentation 3

Nov 6

Col. Christian Macedonia


When Biology is the Information

Nov 13 Class Presentation 4

Nov 20

External Presentation 5

Nov 27 Class Presentation 5

Dec 4 Student Research Day


Colloquium coordinator Jeff Solka (jsolka @

To see a list of previous colloquiums, please click here.