Speaker: Prof. Jinbo Xu Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
Time: 2015-11-23 16:00-2015-11-23 17:00
Venue: FIT 1-222
Dr. Jinbo Xu is an associate professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, a computer science research and educational institute located at the University of Chicago, a Senior Fellow at the Computational Institute of the University of Chicago and a research affiliate of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Dr. Xu’s research lies in machine learning, optimization and computational biology (especially protein bioinformatics and biological network analysis). He has developed several popular bioinformatics programs such as the CASP-winning RaptorX (http://raptorx.uchicago.edu) for protein structure prediction and IsoRank for comparative analysis of protein interaction networks. Dr. Xu is the recipient of Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and NSF CAREER award.