Systems Biology Seminars

All talks are held on Thursdays in LSEB 103

24 Cummington Mall at 12:45 PM – Pizza at 12:15





Fall 2018

Hyonho Chun, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Math & Statistics
Boston University

Talk Title: A nonnegative robust linear model for deconvolution of proportions
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program


Qiang Cui, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Boston University

Talk Title: Understanding biomolecular functions with multi-scale computations
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program


10/11 – Open Date


Richard A. Bonneau, PhD
Professor of Biology and Computer Science;
Director, NYU Center for Data Science

Talk Title: Contrasting model-driven and data driven machine learning methods to explore and use biodiversity
BU Host: Simon Kasif


Alberto Paccanaro, PhD
Professor in Machine Learning & Computational Biology Centre for Systems and Synthetic Biology &
Department of Computer Science
Royal Holloway, University of London

Talk Title: Answering questions in biology and medicine by making inferences on networks
BU Host: Andrew Emili


Warren Ruder, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh

Talk Title: Modeling Emergent Behavior in Synthetic Biological Systems
BU Host: Wilson Wong


11/1 – rescheduled to 11/29


Nelson Lau, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Boston University School of Medicine

Talk Title: Can we bioinformatically predict piRNA precursor transcripts?
BU Host: Bioinformatics Program


Kimberly Glass, PhD
Instructor of Medicine
Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Simon Kasif


Shirley Liu, PhD
Biostatistics and Computational Biology
Center for Functional Cancer Epigenetics
Harvard & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Simon Kasif


Matthew Weirauch, PhD
Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics
University of Cincinnati

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Trevor Siggers


Spring 2019




Archive Systems Biology Seminar Fall ’09 – Spring ’18


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