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 2013-14

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

27 Sep 2013  Joshua Rabinowitz  Regulation and coordination in cellular metabolism
4 Oct 2013  Alexander Hoffmann  Dynamical control of cellular inflammatory responses
11 Oct 2013  Leor Weinberger  Evolvable "resistance-proof" therapies
18 Oct 2013    NO THEORY LUNCH DUE TO SCHEDULE CONFLICTS
25 Oct 2013  Günter Wagner  Barking up the wrong forest? An informal reflection on genetic explanations of organismal complexity
1 Nov 2013  David Matthews  Mathematical modelling in diabetes: the ups and downs, peaks and pitfalls
8 Nov 2013  Eran Segal  Regulation of gene expression: simpler than you thought
15 Nov 2013    SB PhD PROGRAMME RETREAT
22 Nov 2013  Rachel Brem  Does evolution use complex suites of regulatory mutations to create new traits?
29 Nov 2013    THANKSGIVING
6 Dec 2013  Jason Lieb  Reduce, reuse, recycle: the dynamics of regulatory information usage in development
13 Dec 2013  Ramy Arnaout  POSTPONED

      THEORY LUNCH TAKES A BREAK FROM 20 DEC 2013 - 7 FEB 2014 INCLUSIVE

14 Feb 2014  Hinrich Boeger  Nucleosomes, transcription and probability
21 Feb 2014  Dominique Bergmann  Patterning plant organs: careful planning or fixing mistakes as you go?
28 Feb 2014  Dale Purves  How biological vision succeeds in a world it cannot see
7 Mar 2014  Michael Springer  Intraspecies variation and ratio sensing of glucose and galactose in yeast
14 Mar 2014  Thomas Shemesh  Modelling the morphologies of the endoplasmic reticulum
21 Mar 2014  Nikolai Slavov  Quantification of homologous proteins with unprecedented accuracy
28 Mar 2014  Curtis Callan  Deriving simple models of complicated biological systems from noisy data: a few adventures in statistical inference
4 Apr 2014  Liz Torres & Maria Brincker  Using the plasticity of peripheral micro-movements to diagnose and treat autism-spectrum disorders
11 Apr 2014  James Shapiro  Thinking about the read-write genome
18 Apr 2014    EASTER
25 April 2014  Daniel Brooks  Children of time: the major metaphors of evolution
2 May 2014  Robert Ulanowicz  An ecological perspective on constraint and flexibility in biological systems
9 May 2014  Rahul Sarpeshkar  Analog synthetic and systems biology
16 May 2014    SB DEPARTMENT RETREAT
23 May 2014    MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
30 May 2014  Manyuan Long  New genes drive phenotypic evolution through rewiring genetic networks
6 June 2014  Richard Palmer  Asymmetry, development and evolution: reflections on genes as leaders or followers
13 June 2014  George Verghese  Title to be announced
20 June 2014  Benedikt Hallgrimsson  Title to be announced
27 June 2014  Jeremy England  Boltzmann's dog and Darwin's finch: the statistical thermodynamics of self-replication and evolution

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