Past Seminars & Events


Date/Time: Friday, June 8th, 2012 @ 3:00 pm
by Dr. Elizabeth Read
Title: Natural Immunity to HIV: From Statistical Mechanics to Clinical Data
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium


Date/Time: Friday, September 14, 2012 @ 11:00 am
Dr. Luciano da Fontoura Costa, Ph.D., Professor
Physics Institute of Sao Carlos, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Title: Structure and Dynamics in Complex Networks
Location: Natural Sciences 2, Room 4201


Date/Time: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 @ 11:00 am
by Arthur Lander, CCBS
Title: "The Cost of Biological Control: Implications for Development and Disease"
Location: 6011 Donald Bren Hall (Bldg 314)


Date/Time: Monday, March 26, 2012 @ 11:00am
by Irene Chen, Harvard University
Title: "Information and Fitness Landscapes in an RNA World"
Location: Nat. Sci. 2, Rm 3201


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 11:00AM-12:00PM
Dr. Kenneth A. Jacobson, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Title: Compression and dilation of the plasma membrane-cortex couple: a mechanism for rapid changes in cell shape
Location: Natural Sciences 2, Room 3201
Host: Dr. Jun Allard
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 11:00AM-12:00PM
Dr. Omer Dushek, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Sir Henry Dale Fellow, and University Research Lecturer
Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford
Title: Phenotypic models of cellular signalling in T cells
Location: Natural Sciences 2, Room 4201
Host: Dr. Jun Allard


Friday, December 5, 2014 from 3:00-4:00PM
Dr. Ian Ehrenreich, Biological Sciences Professor at the University of Southern California
Title: Contributions of higher-order genetic interations to heritable traits
Location: Natural Sciences 2, Room 4201
Co-sponsored by the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Host: Dr. Anthony Long




Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 @ 11:00AM
Dr. Marie-Anne Felix, Professor, Institute of Biology, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
Title: C. Elegans In An Evolutionary and Ecological Context: Vulva Development and Natural Pathogens
Location: Natural Sciences 2, Room 3201
       Monday, December 10, 2012 @ 4:00PM
       Dr. Leah Edelstein-Keshet, Professor, University of British Columbia
       Title: Models of Cell Polarization and Motility
       Location: Rowland Hall, Room 306
Date/Time: Monday, April 30, 2012 @ 12:00pm, lunch to follow. RSVP required.
by Aaron Dinner, University of Chicago
Title: Accessing the Dynamics of Biological Regulatory Networks
Location: Nat. Sci. 1, Room 1114
CCBS Annual Retreat
Date: March 30 - April 1, 2012
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Date/Time: Monday, April 16, 2012 @ 1:00pm
by Joseph H. Nadeau, Institute for Systems Biology, Seatte
Title: Heritable epigenic changes: the unexpected ways that ancestral genetics affects phenotypic variation and disease risk today
Location: Natural Sciences 2, room 3201
Date: Friday, March 23rd 2012 @ 1pm
by Jeremy Green, Dept. of Craniofacial Development, Kings College London
Title: "Measuring growth, patterning and morphogenesis in oral epithelia"
Location: BioSci III, Rm 2120
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 @3:00pm
by Chenghang Zong, Harvard University
Title: "Imaging and Sequencing of Single Molecules of Individual Cells"
Location: Nat. Sci. 1, room 1114
Date/time: Thursday, March 15, 2012 @ 11:00am
by J. J. Emerson, UC Berkeley
Title: "Gene Regulation, sex chromosomes and Duplication: Population Genomic Perspectives on Evolution of New Gene Function"
Location: Nat. Sci. 3, rm 3201
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 11:00am
by Eva Maria Schoetz, Princeton University
Title: "Collective behaviors in embryogenesis, regeneration, and asexual reproduction"
Location: Nat. Sci. 2, Rm 2201
Date/Time: Monday March 12, 2012 @ 11:00am
by Mark Lewis, Univeristy of Alberta
Title: "The Mathematics Behind Biological Invasion Processes"
Location: Nat. Sci. 2, Rm 3201
Date/Time: Thursday, March 8, 2012 @11am
by Roger Pique-Regi, University of Chicago
Title: "DNasel Sensitivity QTLs are a Major Determinant of Human Expression > Variant"
Location: Nat. Sci. 2, Rm 3201
Date/Time: Monday, March 5, 2012 @ 11:00am
by Chang Liu, Miller Research Fellow, UC Berkeley
Title: "Expanded Genetic Codes -  From Protein Engineering to Protein Evolution, Regulation and Beyond"
Location: Nat. Sci. 2, Rm 3201
Date/Time: Monday, March 5, 2012 @3:00pm
by Dennis Bray, Cambridge University
Title: “Conformational Spread: Theory and Experiment”
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 4201

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 @11:00am
by Michael Chevalier, Postdoctoral Scholar,
UC, San Francisco
Title: “Quantifying stochastic, spatial and temporal effects in biological signaling pathways”
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 3201
Date/Time: Thursday, February 23, 2012 @11:00am
by Kyung Hyuk Kim, Post-doctoral Senior Fellow
U. of Washington, Seattle
Title: TBA
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 3201
Date/Time: Thursday, February 23, 2012 @1:00pm
by Ned Wingreen, Princeton University
Title: “Why are chemotaxis receptors clustered but other receptors aren't?”
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 4201
Date/Time: Thursday, March 1, 2012 @ 11:00am
by Krishanu Saha, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard/Whitehead
Title: "Engineering Pluripotent Stem Cells Using New Models and Biomaterials"
Location: Nat. Sci., Rm 3201

by Herbert Levine (Dept. of Physics, UCSD)
Date: Monday, January 23, 2012 @11:00am
Location: Natural Sci. I, Rm 1114
Title: "Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Directed Cell Motility"

by Angela DePace (Dept. of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School)
Date: Thursday December 8, 2011 @11:30am
Location: Nat. Sci. II, rm 4201
Title: "Quantitative comparison of regulatory circuits across Drosophila species."


by David Botstein (Princeton University)
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 @4:00pm
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 3201
Title: "Experimental Approaches to Understanding Biology at the System Level."
Reception in lobby following seminar


by Megan McLean (Princeton University)
Date: Monday, December 5, 2011 @1:30pm
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 3201
Title: "Probing Pathway Components to Understand Information Processing in Signaling Pathways."


by Bradley Olwin (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011@11:00am
Location: 4201 Natural Sciences II
Title: "Post-Transcriptional RNA Regulation Controls Muscle Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Transplantation Efficacy."
Hosted by CCBS and Developmental & Cell Biology


by John Reinitz (University of Chicago, Professor, Departments of Statistics; Ecology and Evolution; Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology; the College
Member: Institute of Genomics & Systems Biology)
Date: Monday, November 14, 2011
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 3201
Title: "Transcription and Canalization in the Drosophila Segment Determination System."

by Thierry Emonet (Yale University)
Date: Monday, October 10, 2011
Location: Nat. Sci. II, RM 3201
Title: "Coding of odor identity and intensity by olfactory receptor neurons"

Fall Fiesta
Date: October 31, 2011, 2:00-5:00pm
Location: Nat. Sci. I, Rm 1114

MCB 2011 Boot Camp
August 29 - September 21, 2011
Click here for more information.


by Fengzhu Sun (Professor, Molecular and Computational Biology, University of Southern California)
Date: September 19, 2011 @12:00pm
Location: Nat. Sci. II, Rm 3201
Title: "Diffusion Kernel over Networks and Their Applications in Systems Biology"


by Domenico Napoletani (George Mason University)
Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 @11:00am
Location: Natural Sciences II, Rm 3201
Title: "Homologous networks and active sources: A computational approach to control and biomarkers discovery in protein signaling networks."


Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 @2:00pm
Location: Natural Sci. II, Rm 3201
by Jooyoung Lee (Director, Center for In Silico Protein Science at KIAS)
Title: "Global Optimization by Conformational Space Annealing and its Applications to Various Biological Systems."


by Linda Petzold (UCSB)
Date: Monday, June 6, 2011 @12:00pm
Location: Natural Sci. 2, Room 3201
Title: "Spatial Stochastic Simulation of Polarization in Yeast Mating."


by Alan Garfinkel, PhD and Kristina Boström, MD, PhD [Dept. of Medicine (Cardiology), UCLA]
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011 @12:00pm
Location: Nat Sci 2, Room 3201
"Pattern Formation In Physiology and Pathophysiology."


Advanced Correlation Interest Group Meeting
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011 @4:00pm
Location: Natural Sciences II, Rm 3201
Presenter: Chiara Stringari
Topic of Discussion: "Fluorescence lifetime microscopy and Phasor analysis to investigate cells"


by Paul Sternberg (Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology, Caltech& Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011 @ 11:00am
Location: Natural Sci. II, Rm 4201
Title: Binary Decision-Making by Cells and Animals


by Roel Nusse (Professor, Department of Development Biology, Stanford University, School of Medicine )
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 @4:00pm
Location: Dr. S. Jerome & Judith D. Tamkin Student Lecture Building, Room F-114
Title: Wnt signaling and stem cell control


by Thomas Hillen (Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta)
Date: March 7, 2011
"Cancer Stem Cells and the Tumor Growth Paradox"


by Jon Wilkins (Santa Fe Institute)
Date: Tuesday, March 1
"Genomic Imprinting and the Origin of Maladaptive Phenotypes"


by Si Wu (Salk Institute)
Date: February 25, 2011 @1:00pm
Location: ICS2, Rm 136
"Neural Information Processing with Dynamical Synapses."


by Ali Mortazavi (California Institute of Technology)
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011 @11:00am
Location: Natural Sci. II, Rm 3201
"From sequence to biology: mapping the changes in mammalian nuclear organization during cellular differentiation."


by Suzanne S. Sindi (Brown University)
Date: Tuesday, Februrary 22, 2011 @11:00am
Location: Natural Sci. II, Rm 3201
"Generating Non-intuitive Insight at the Intersection of Math and Biology."


by Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez (Sloan-Kettering Institute)
Date: Tuesday, Februrary 15, 2011 @12:30pm
Location: Natural Sci. II, Rm 3201
"Mechanisms of cell coordination in epithelial morphogenesis."


by Dr. Jonghwan Kim (Harvard Medical School and the Children's Hospital of Boston)
Date: Februrary 9, 2011
"Separable Transcriptional Regulatory Modules in Pluripotent Stem Cells and Cancer."
Co-sponsored by the Stem Cell Research Institut.


by Dr. Thomas Kuhlman (Princeton University)
Date: February 7, 2011
"Genome Organization and its Consequences for Transcriptional Regulation."


by Orly Alter (Department of Bioengineering and Scientific Computing & Imaging (SCI) Institute, University of Utah)
Date: February 7, 2011
"Discovery of Cellular Mechanisms and Prognosis of Cancers from Mathematical Modeling of DNA Microarray Data."


by Susanne Rafelski (University of California, San Francisco)
Date: February 3, 2011
"Quantitative Analysis of Mitochondrial Network Size and Topology in Budding Yeast."


by D. Allan Drummond (Harvard University)
Date: February 1, 2011
"Evolutionary and cellular responses to protein misfolding."


by Simon A. Levin (Princeton University)
Date: January 24, 2011
"Evolution of ecosystem properties."


by David Holcman (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris)
Date: January 24, 2011
Dr. Holcman is the Director of Interdisciplinary Research and a member of the Department of Biology and Mathematics.
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