Systems Biology Seminars

All talks are held on Thursdays in LSEB 103

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

 

 

 

Spring 2018

2/1  
Reserved for BU Biology Department Faculty Search Seminar

2/8 
Reserved for BU Biology Department Faculty Search Seminar

 

2/15
Kai W. Wucherpfennig, MD PhD
Chair, Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Wilson Wong

 

3/15
Xiling Shen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Talk Title: Spatiotemporal Regulation of Cancer, Stem and Neuronal Cells in the Gut
BU Host: Wilson Wong

 

3/22
Sean Eddy, PhD
HHMI Investigator
Ellmore C. Patterson Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and of Applied Mathematics
Harvard University

Talk Title: Sequence homology searches: the future of deciphering the past
BU Host: Tom Tullius

 

3/29
Mark Crovella, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science
Boston University

Talk Title: Joint Network Embedding to Aid Cross-Species Functional Inference
BU Host: Tom Tullius

 

4/5
Stefani Spranger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
MIT

Talk Title: Batf-3 DC impact T cell priming but also T cell recruitment into the tumor microenvironment
BU Host: Trevor Siggers

 

4/12
Haiyuan Yu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology
Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
Cornell University

Talk Title: Precision medicine through proteome-scale 3D interactome models and network perturbation studies
BU Host: Andrew Emili

 

4/19
Oleg Igoshin, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Center for Theoretical and Biological Physics
Rice University

Talk Title: Mechanisms of emergent self-organization behaviors in Myxococcus xanthus biofilms
BU Host: Rama Bansil

 

4/26 
Zhiwei Cao, PhD
Life Science and Technology School
Tongji University, Shanghai

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Honghuang Lin

 

5/3
Vijaya B. Kolachalama, PhD
Assistant Professor
Section of Computational Biomedicine
Boston University School of Medicine

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Tom Tullius

 

Fall 2017

9/7
Charles DeLisi, PhD
Metcalf Professor of Science and Engineering
Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering
Boston University

Talk Title: A Conversation About Climate Change

BU Host: Bioinformatics Program

 

9/28
Mary Dunlop, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

Talk Title: Dynamics, Feedback, and Transient Antibiotic Resistance in Single Cells

BU Host: Tom Tullius

 

10/12
Elena Rivas, PhD
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Talk Title: A Statistical Test of RNA Base Pair Covariations Shows Lack of
Evidence for Structure in Long Noncoding RNAs

BU Host: Tom Tullius

 

10/19
David Baum, PhD
Professor
Department of Botany
University of Wisconsin

Talk Title: A Chemical Ecosystem Selection Paradigm for Studying the Origin of Life

BU Host: Daniel Segrè

 

10/26
Ryan Gutenkunst, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Arizona

Talk Title: Inferring Natural Selection on Proteins Using Network- and Population-scale Models

BU Host: Robert Marsland, Pankaj Mehta

 

11/2
Laura Landweber, PhD
Professor
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Department of Biological Sciences, and the Department of Systems Biology
Columbia University

Talk Title: RNA-mediated Genome Rearrangement in the Ciliate Oxytricha

BU Hosts: Robert Marsland, Pankaj Mehta

 

11/9
Ji-Xin Cheng, PhD
Moustakas Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

Talk Title: Unveiling Hidden Signatures in Living Cells through Molecular Spectroscopic Imaging

BU Host: Daniel Segrè

 

11/16
Aseem Z. Ansari, PhD
Professor of Chemical Genomics and Synthetic Biology
Department of Biochemistry and the Genome Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Talk Title: From Sequence Specificity Landscapes to Designer Synthetic Transcription Factors

BU Host: Trevor Siggers

 

11/30
Allyson E. Sgro, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

Talk Title: Who Said To Do That? Visualizing Single-Cell Dynamics Driving Multicellular Collective Behavior

BU Host: Tom Tullius

 

12/7
Chris Myers, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Department of Physics and Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics
Cornell University

Talk Title: The curiosity of dimensionality in systems biology: the case of C4 photosynthesis

BU Hosts: Robert Marsland, Pankaj Mehta

 

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