Systems Biology Seminars

Systems Biology Seminars are held on Thursdays at 12:30 PM

Talks will be held virtually for the Spring semester
Join By Zoom / Meeting ID: 928 8181 7514 / Passcode: 960427

 

Spring 2021

January 28
Ana Fiszbein, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Burge Lab
Department of Biology
MIT
*Joining the BU Department of Biology Jan. 2021

Title: Dynamic determinants of co-transcriptional gene regulation
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

February 4
Alma Dal Co, PhD
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University

Title: Interaction networks in microbial communities
BU Host: Joe Larkin

February 18
Livnat Jerby-Arnon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator
Stanford University School of Medicine

Title: Dissecting multifactorial immune evasion mechanisms in cancer: From single-cell data to combinatorial perturbations
BU Host: Simon KasifAssistant Professor

March 11
Ruben Dries, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Divisions of Hematology and Oncology and Computational Biomedicine
Associate Member, Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM)
Boston University School of Medicine

Title: Building tools to explore the emerging field of spatial transcriptomics
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

March 18
Melissa Gymrek, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Departments of Computer Science and Engineering
UC San Diego

Title: Genome-wide characterization of de novo tandem repeat mutations in humans and their contribution to autism spectrum disorders
BU Host: Simon Kasif

April 1
Ryan Logan, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Boston University School of Medicine

Title: Novel Sleep and Circadian Mechanisms Linking Rodents and Humans in Opioid Addiction
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

April 8
Xiaoling Zhang, PhD
BU Bioinformatics PhD Alum
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Departments of Medicine, and Biomedical Genetics

Title: From GWAS to Function: Using Functional Genomics to Identify the Mechanisms Underlying Complex Diseases
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

April 15
Catherine Freije, PhD 
Associate, Rice Lab
Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease
Rockefeller University

Title: Point-of-care and multiplexed CRISPR technologies for SARS-CoV-2 detection
*Based on work done in the Sabeti Lab
BU Host: Simon Kasif, and Mo Khalil

 

 

Fall 2020 Schedule

September 24
Dileep Bhattacharya, PhD
Director, Denovo Analytics

Title: Adaptive Intelligence Platform for Cancer Care Delivery
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

October 1
Megan McClean, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Title: Single-cell measurement and control to unravel yeast gene expression heterogeneity
BU Host: Allyson Sgro

October 15
Gyungah Jun, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Genetics Section
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Title: Genome Guided Drug Discovery Framework in Alzheimer’s Disease
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

November 5
*Rescheduled*
Ana Fiszbein, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Burge Lab
Department of Biology
MIT
*Joining the BU Department of Biology Jan. 2021

Title: Dynamic determinants of co-transcriptional gene regulation
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

November 12
Martin Aryee, PhD
Merkin Institute Fellow at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Institute Member, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Title: TBA
BU Host: Simon Kasif

December 3
Megan McClean, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Title: Single-cell measurement and control to unravel yeast gene expression heterogeneity
BU Host: Allyson Sgro