Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York

Fordham University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Computer and Information Science
Fifth Annual Computer Science Day
April 7, 2006

Celebrating over two decades of computer and information science education and research, aspiring to become a national leader in computer and information science, and embracing Fordham’s strategic plan to achieve its eminence and preeminence, the Department of Computer and Information Science is proud to present the Fifth Annual Computer Science Day on April 7, 2006 at Rose Hill Campus (morning), Lincoln Center Campus (afternoon), and the New York Academy of Sciences (evening). All members of the Fordham Community are invited to attend the following three lectures (a), (b) and (c).

Schedule (April 7, 2006)

(1) 10:00am – 11:00am;Rose Hill campus (JMH 403)
Welcome – Dr. Brennan O’Donnell, Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill

Practical Tools for Gene Expression
(a) Dr. Stuart M. Brown, Director, Research Computing Resource, NYU School of Medicine

11:00am – 12:30pm; Refreshments and Light Lunch

(2) 12:30pm – 2:00pm; Enroute from RH to LC by car, Ram Van, or information superhighway

(3) 2:00pm – 3:00pm; Lincoln Center campus (LL816)

Welcome – Rev. Robert Grimes, S.J.; Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center

Robust Resource Management in Parallel & Distributed Computing Systems
(b)Prof. H. J. Siegel, Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado State University

Probe and Probe Sets
(c) Dr. Hong Fang Liu, School of Medicine, Georgetown University

3:00pm – 4:00pm; Coffee and Cookies

(4) 4:00pm – 5:30pm; Career and Placement Forum

(5) 5:30pm – 6:00pm; Annual Walk from Fordham LC Campus to NYAS

(6) 6:00pm – 7:00pm; Refreshments and Reception (NYAS, 2 East 63rd Street, bet. 5th and Madison)

7:00pm – 9:00pm; Dinner (RSVP by April 4, 2006)

For more information; contact Diane Roche at, (718) 817-4480 or Dionne McDowell at, (212) 636-6310, or consult the website:

Organizing Committee:

• Michael Houlihan, Frank Hsu, Damian Lyons, Arthur Werschulz

• Ying Andrews (GSAS’03), Michelle Ciraco (FCRH’05), Anthony Ferrante (FCRH’01), Hong Fang Liu (GSAS’98), Jennifer McNinch (GSAS’02), Mike Palma (FCRH’01), Katie Pepin (FCRH’01), Michael Rogawelski (FCRH’05), Franklin Wong (FC’86)


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