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 2018-19. See also 2019-20.

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


      THEORY LUNCH NORMALLY STARTS ON THE LAST FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER

28 Sep 2018  Galit Lahav  Keeping up with moving targets in cells and science
5 Oct 2018  Nicholas Pyenson  When and how does history matter in the marine realm? Ecology versus phylogeny
12 Oct 2018  Daniel Fisher  Evolution and ecology in high dimensions
19 Oct 2018  Srividya Iyer-Biswas  Emergent simplicity in stochastic individual-cell dynamics
26 Oct 2018  Jennifer Marshall Graves  Sex chromosome evolution and turnover and the future of men
2 Nov 2018    SYSTEMS BIOLOGY PhD PROGRAMME RETREAT
9 Nov 2018  Elizabeth Tran  Dynamic regulation of gene expression by long non-coding RNAs
16 Nov 2018  Gina Turrigiano  Self-tuning neurons and firing rate homeostasis
23 Nov 2018    THANKSGIVING
30 Nov 2018  Antony Dean  Fluctuating selection
7 Dec 2018  Nina Fefferman  Title to be announced
14 Dec 2018  Justin Crocker  Title to be announced

      WE TAKE A BREAK FROM 21 DEC 2018 - 8 FEB 2019 INCLUSIVE

15 Feb 2019  Paul Turner  Virus evolvability and the consequences for virotherapy
22 Feb 2019  John Dabiri  Using ideas from fluid dynamics to analyze genomic data
1 Mar 2019  David Sivak  Design principles of molecular machines: efficient control and functional coupling
8 Mar 2019  Dervis Can Vural  The rise and fall of evolutionary sand castles
15 Mar 2019  Daniel Jarosz  Remembering the past: protein-based inheritance in development, disease, and evolution
22 Mar 2019  Nitin Phadnis  Genetic conflicts and speciation
29 Mar 2019  Ran Kafri  Title to be announced
5 Apr 2019  Cassandra Extavour  A network approach to the evo-devo of organ growth
19 Apr 2019    EASTER WEEKEND
3 May 2019  Katie Pollard  Massively parallel dissection of gene regulatory enhancers
24 May 2019    MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
7 June 2019  David Stern  How does everything evolve?
14 June 2019  Yvonne Chen  Engineering living immunotherapy for cancer
21 June 2019  Peter Zandstra  How does tissue and organ function emerge?
28 June 2019  Rafael Yuste  Can you see a thought? Neuronal ensembles as emergent units of cortical function

      THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS AFTER 28 JUNE 2019 AND RESTARTS IN SEPTEMBER


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