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 2019-20

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


      THEORY LUNCH STARTS ON THE LAST FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER, 27 SEP 2019

27 Sep 2019  Torbjörn Lundh  Why don't circular wounds heal and a few other bloody problems
4 Oct 2019  Lea Goentoro  Why are jellyfish round?
11 Oct 2019  Gina Turrigiano  Self-tuning neurons and firing rate homeostasis
18 Oct 2019  Daniel Milo  Embracing neutrality and Nature's safety net
25 Oct 2019  Jon Bloom  Do brains and artificial neural networks learn the same way?
1 Nov 2019  Caroline Uhler  Genomes and AI — from packing to regulation
8 Nov 2019    NO THEORY LUNCH – DEPARTMENT EVENT
15 Nov 2019  Meromit Singer  Computational immunology: a single-cell perspective
29 Nov 2019    THANKSGIVING
6 Dec 2019  Eva Jablonka  Learning, memory mechanisms and the evolutionary transition to consciousness

      WE TAKE A BREAK FROM 20 DEC 2019 - 14 FEB 2020 INCLUSIVE

28 Feb 2020    SB DEPARTMENT EVENT
20 Mar 2020  Karl Niklas  The evolution of cell polarity, symmetry, multicellularity and cancer (+ 23 March @Arnold Arboretum)
27 Mar 2020  Mike Levin  Bioelectric pattern memories: a new kind of epigenetics in development and regeneration
3 Apr 2020  Sahand Hormoz  Title to be announced
10 Apr 2020    EASTER WEEKEND
24 Apr 2020  Geeta Narlikar  Conceptualizing phase-separation mechanisms in the context of chromatin
22 May 2020    MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
19 June 2020  Catherine Bliss  A new eugenics? Sociogenomics' promise and peril

      THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS AFTER 26 JUNE 2020 AND RESTARTS IN SEPTEMBER


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