The University of California at Berkeley
8:30 AM to 5:15 PM, June 2, 2017
540 Cory Hall
Thursday, June 1
Dinner for invited speakers and organizers at Oliveto Restaurant,
in Oakland, CA (6 PM to 9 PM)
Friday, June 2
8:30-8:50 Registration (in front of 306 SODA Hall)
Introductions by Satish Rao and Tandy Warnow
Richard Karp, University of California at Berkeley.
Models, Algorithms and Lower Bounds for a Binary
Multi-Armed Bandit Problem
Siavash Mirarab, University of California at San Diego
Luay Nakhleh, Rice University.
The Multispecies Network Coalescent and Inference of Reticulate Evolutionary Histories
10:15-10:45 Break and poster set-up time
David Sankoff, University of Ottawa.
The similarity distribution of paralogous gene pairs created by recurrent alternation of polyploidization and fractionation
Vineet Bafna, University of California at San Diego.
Identifying the favored variant in a selective sweep.
Tanya Berger-Wolf, University of Illinois at Chicago.
Title: Computational Behavioral Ecology.
12:00-1:20 Catered lunch (for registered participants
only) and poster session in Cory Hall courtyard
International Institute of Information Technology and Yen4Ken Software.
Title: Dependence Modeling with Copulas
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Principled Synteny using Common intervals and Hierarchical Organization (PSyCHO)
Philipp Bucher, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Evolutionary mechanisms that created and shaped
ultraconserved non-coding sequences elements
2:35-3:00 Yu Lin, Australia National University.
From the de Bruijn graph to the A-Bruijn graph
3:00-3:30 Champagne Reception in Cory Courtyard
University of New Mexico.
Bernard Moret: 1980-2006 at UNM
Tandy Warnow, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Bernard Moret: 2003-2006 and the
Willy Zwaenepoel, Ecole Polytechnique
Fédérale de Lausanne.
Bernard Moret: 2006-2011,
early years at EPFL
Fédérale de Lausanne.
Bernard Moret: 2011-2016, later years
Pavel Pevzner, University of California at San Diego.
From the Theory of Computation to Bioinformatics
5:00-5:15 Closing remarks Tandy Warnow and Satish Rao
Return to Bernard Moret Festschrift