April 30, 2007: Seminar: Mona Singh: "Analyzing and Interrogating Protein Interaction Maps"

Seminar Announcement

Analyzing and Interrogating Protein Interaction Maps

Mona Singh
Department of Computer Science,
Princeton University
Monday, April 30, 2007

11:00 a.m., Room 1000 SEO


High-throughput technologies have determined physical interactions for a significant fraction of proteins in several organisms. Taken together, these linkages form large protein interaction networks. Computational analysis of these networks can help uncover the functions of individual proteins as well their roles within larger pathways. In this talk, I will introduce novel methods for analyzing protein interaction networks and uncovering recurring means with which diverse biological processes are carried out. Our approach lends insight into the organizational principles of protein networks by identifying cellular "building blocks" which can be used to help uncover protein pathways and protein function.

Brief Bio:

Mona Singh is an associate professor at Princeton University, with appointments in the Computer Science Department and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. She has an AB in computer science from Harvard University, and a PhD in computer science from MIT. She did postdoctoral training at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. She joined the Princeton faculty in 1999.

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