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 September meeting

We’re back from the summer break with three exciting presentations, on Thursday, September the 3rd, in the main IRCM auditorium.
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Dr Claudia Kleinman,  head of a bioinformatics laboratory at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, will be presenting her research on gene expression and RNA processing in the human brain.

Geneviève Boucher, bioinformatics analyst at the IRIC bioinformatics core facility, will be presenting her research on machine learning approaches for prognosis in leukemia.

Emmanuel Noutahi, phD candidate in Dr El-Mabrouk’s laboratory at the Université de Montréal, will be presenting the ETE toolkit, a Python environment for phylogenetic tree exploration and visualization.

Agenda

16:00 – 16:05 Introduction and open floor to participants for questions, comments or announcements (Alain Bateman)
16:05 – 16:45 Gene expression and RNA processing regulation in the human brain, Claudia Kleinman, PhD (Lady Davis Institute)
16:45 – 17:05 Snacks and beverages
17:05 – 17:30 A machine learning approach for prognosis in leukemia using transcriptomics, Geneviève Boucher (IRIC)
17:30 – 18:00 Phylogenetic tree exploration and visualization made easy with ETE,  Emmanuel Noutahi, (Université de Montréal)