The Thursday sessions of the 2012 Biology of Genomes meeting being held in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, kicked off with computational biology talks. The University of Washington's Michael Hoffman presented his team's semi-automated approach for analyzing RNA-seq data to uncover functional elements. Hoffman and his colleagues developed a dynamic Bayesian network — an extension of the Segway genomics pattern discovery system — to model different tracks of data.

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