Systems Biology Theory Lunch

"Chalk" talks (whiteboard only, no slideware) on conceptual issues in biological systems. Open to all.
To join the mailing list or for more information, contact jeremy (at) hms.harvard.edu

Schedule of talks for 2020-21

HMS, Warren Alpert Building, Room 563, 12-2pm, on most fridays during term


      THEORY LUNCH STARTS ON THE LAST FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER, 25 SEP 2020

25 Sep 2020  Michael Lynch  Title to be announced
2 Oct 2020  Nadav Ahituv  Functional characterization of gene regulatory elements
9 Oct 2020  Ellen Rothenberg  Transcriptional regulatory networks vs. epigenetic constraints in development
16 Oct 2020  John Tyson  Title to be announced
23 Oct 2020  Aleksandra Nita-Lazar  Protein signaling networks in macrophages
30 Oct 2020  Jianhua Xing  Studying cell phenotypic transition dynamics from a chemical physics perspective
6 Nov 2020  John Reinitz  Title to be announced
13 Nov 2020  Edward Hall  Treating "cause" as a scientific concept
20 Nov 2020  Karl Niklas  The evolution of multicellularity and the origins of cancer
27 Nov 2020    THANKSGIVING                                                                                                                                                        
4 Dec 2020  Hashim Al-Hashimi  Dynamic ensembles of biological molecules: a conceptual basis for predicting cellular behavior from its component parts
11 Dec 2020  Daniel Forger  Principles of molecular circadian timekeeping across species

      WE TAKE A BREAK FROM 18 DEC 2020 - 12 FEB 2021 INCLUSIVE

19 Feb 2021  Catherine Marler  Social and physical context: it matters for behavior, hormones and the brain
12 Mar 2021  Mike Levin  Bioelectric pattern memories: a new kind of epigenetics in development and regeneration
2 Apr 2021    EASTER WEEKEND
9 Apr 2021  Trisha Wittkopp  Effects of mutation and selection on the evolution of gene expression
30 Apr 2021  Geeta Narlikar  Conceptualizing phase-separation mechanisms in the context of chromatin
7 May 2021  Joanna Wysocka  Title to be announced
28 May 2021    MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

      THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS AFTER 25 JUNE 2021 AND RESTARTS IN SEPTEMBER


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