Systems Biology Seminars

All talks are held on Thursdays in LSEB 103

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



Spring 2017


Jie Liang, P.h.D
Molecular and Systems Computational Bioengineering
Lab -MoSCoBL Bioengineering Department
University of Illinois at Chicago

Talk Title: TBA
BU Hosts: Simon Kasif, and Sandor Vajda


2/9 – No Seminar


*2/17 – FRIDAY at 2:00 pm

Eric Winfree, P.h.D
Professor of Computer Science,
Computation and Neural Systems, and

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Doug Densmore



Marcus Roper, P.h.D
Associate Professor
Mathematics Department

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Kirill Korolev


3/2 – Open Date


3/9 – No Seminar Spring Break



Orly Alter, P.h.D
USTAR Associate Professor
Bioengineering and Human Genetics at the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, and the Huntsman Cancer Institute University of Utah

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Simon Kasif, and Eric Kolaczyk



Markus Basan, P.h.D
Assistant Professor
Systems Biology Program

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Kirill Korolev



Vernita Gordon, P.h.D
Assistant Professor of Physics
Center for Nonlinear Dynamics
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology
UT Austin

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Kirill Korolev


4/6 – Open Date

4/13 – Open Date

4/20 – Open Date

4/27 – Open Date



Gyan Bhanot, P.h.D
Professor Molecular Biology & Physics
Rutgers University

Talk Title: TBA
BU Host: Charles DeLisi



Fall 2016


Josh Campbell, Ph.D.
BU Bioinformatics Alumnus
Assistant Professor
Division of Computational Biomedicine, Department of Medicine
Boston University

Talk Title:
Characterization of mutational signatures and single-cell heterogeneity in smoking-related lung disease

BU Host: Tom Tullius



David Miguez, Ph.D.
Head of Biophysics and Systems Biology Lab
University Autonoma de Madrid

Talk Title: Prediction of the mode and rate of division in a population of stem cells using a branching process
BU Host: Kirill Korolev




Xin Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, Acting Head,
Department of Bioinformatics,
College of Life Science
Zhejiang University, China

Talk Title: From omics profiles to phenotypic control
BU Host: Honghuang Lin



Nikolai Slavov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Northeastern University

Talk Title:
Trade-offs and principles in the coordination of metabolism and protein synthesis with cell growth and differentiation
BU Host: Pankaj Mehta



Timothy Elston, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology
University of North Carolina

Talk Title: Mathematical models for cell polarization and gradient sensing
BU Host: Tom Kepler



Christina Leslie, Ph.D.
Interim Chair, Computational Biology Program
Sloan Kettering Institute

Talk Title: Decoding epigenetic programs in cellular differentiation
BU Host: Tom Tullius



Raghuveer Parthasarathy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physics
University of Oregon

Talk Title: Glimpses of Gut Microbes in their Physical World
BU Host: Pankaj Mehta



Ibrahim I. Cissé, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics

Talk Tilte: RNA Polymerase II cluster dynamics predict mRNA output in living cells
BU Host: Pankaj Mehta



Ido Golding, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Talk Title: Deciphering the Stochastic Kinetics of Gene Regulation
BU Host: Pankaj Mehta



Nikta Fakhri, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physics Department

Talk Title: Active Matters: probing forces, fluctuations and self-organization in biological systems
BU Host: Pankaj Mehta



Brian Hammer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Biology
Georgia Institute of Technology

Talk Title: Love in the Time of Cholera:
Cooperation and conflict in Vibrio cholerae communities
BU Host: Kirill Korolev


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Archive Systems Bio Seminars Fall 2009-Spring 2016