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 2014-15

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


19 Sep 2014  Mary Morgan  The transition to a modelling science in economics: from verbal laws to mathematical representations
3 Oct 2014  Sriram Chandrasekaran  Brain metabolic states and behavior
10 Oct 2014  Laura Landweber  How nature builds a genome from 225,000 pieces
17 Oct 2014  Ray Keller  Tissue shaping by cell intercalation: the emerging nature of the Beast
24 Oct 2014  William (Ned) Friedman  Darwin's 'abominable mystery' and the quest for ancient flowering plant biology                                 
31 Oct 2014  Brian Munsky  Integrating single-cell experiments and multiscale models to predict transcriptional dynamics
7 Nov 2014  Joanna Masel  Molecular errors, cryptic sequences, and evolvability
14 Nov 2014    SB PhD PROGRAMME RETREAT
21 Nov 2014  Michael Lynch  POSTPONED!!
28 Nov 2014    THANKSGIVING
5 Dec 2014  Thierry Emonet  Functional trade-offs and phenotypic diversity in cellular migration
12 Dec 2014  Rob Phillips  Taming mutants with the physics of allostery

      THEORY LUNCH TAKES A BREAK FROM 19 DEC 2014 - 6 FEB 2015 INCLUSIVE

13 Feb 2015  Gordon Hager  Transcription factor/chromatin interactions: integrating genome wide and real time dynamic datasets
20 Feb 2015  Pankaj Mehta  In defense of phenomenological modeling in biology: some case studies
27 Feb 2015  Timothy O'Leary  How smart are neurons at controlling excitability?
6 Mar 2015  Suzanne Gaudet  Dynamics and duration in signal transduction
27 Mar 2015  Daniel Brooks  Children of time: the major metaphors of evolution
10 Apr 2015  David Sloan Wilson  Multi-level selection for the 21st century
8 May 2015  Jennifer Zallen  Title to be announced
15 May 2015    SB DEPARTMENT RETREAT

      THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS UNTIL FRIDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2015

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