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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

A Newton Institute Workshop


22-23 March 2004


Monday 22 March
11:00-12:00 Coffee \& Registration

12:00-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

Session 1: Microarray analysis

Chair: Wally Gilks

14:00-14:15 Kingman, J

14:15-14:45 Hein, A-M (Imperial College School of Medicine)

A fully Bayesian method for estimating gene expression levels from
Affymetrix GeneChip arrays

14:45-15:15 Schaefer, J (Munich)

A practical approach to inferring graphical models from sparse
microarray data

15:15-15:45 Wild, D (Keck Graduate Institute)

Classical \& Bayesian approaches to reconstructing genetic regulatory
networks with hidden factors

15:45-16:30 Tea \& Poster Session 1

Session 2: Genetics

Chair: Alun Thomas

16:30-17:00 Clark, T (Oxford)
Bayesian logistic regression using a perfect phylogeny

17:00-17:30 Fearnhead, P (Lancaster)

Learning about fine-scale recombination rates from population data

17:30-18:00 Lange, C (Harvard School of Public Health)

On family-based association tests: a nonparametric test for repeatedly
measured quantative traits .........

18:00-19:30 Wine \& Beer Reception and Poster Session 1

19:30-20:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court

Tuesday 23 March

Session 3: Phylogeny 1

Chair: Nick Goldman

09:15-09:45 Yang, Z (UCL)
High posterior probabilities for trees

09:45-10:15 Gowri-Shankar, V (Manchester)

Base frequency parameters in statistical phylogenetic inference

10:15-11:00 Coffee \& Poster Session 2

Session 4: Phylogeny 2

Chair: Richard Durbin

11:00-11:30 Kosiol, C (EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute)
Protein sequence evolution: Markov or non-Markov?

11:30-12:00 Loytynoja, A (EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute)

A hidden Markov model of evolution \& structure for multiple
sequence alignment

12:00-13:30 Group photograph, Lunch at Wolfson Court \& Poster Session 2

Session 5: Miscellaneous

Chair: Peter Avery

14:00-14:30 Nye, T (MRC Biostatistics Unit)
Analysing \& predicting contracts between domains in interacting

14:30-15:00 McEwen, G (MRC Rosalind Franklin Centre)

Statistical methodologies for detecting non-coding RNAs in
vertebrate genomes

15:00-15:30 Tea \& depart

Mustapha Amrani
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