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 2015-16 and 2016-17

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

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25 Sep 2015  Dagmar Iber  Scaled read-out of morphogen gradients on growing domains
2 Oct 2015  Eric Kramer  Regulating cell polarity in trees and other plants
9 Oct 2015  Gordon Hager  Transcription factor/chromatin interactions: integrating genome-wide and real-time dynamic datasets
16 Oct 2015  Harold Zakon  Evolution of molecular complexity in the earliest nervous system(s)
23 Oct 2015  Thomas Höfer  Eukaryotic gene regulation as frequency modulation
30 Oct 2015  Ariel Amir  Simultaneous regulation of cell size and chromosome replication in bacteria
6 Nov 2015  Eve Marder  Robustness, degeneracy and neuromodulation of neurons and networks
13 Nov 2015    SB PhD PROGRAMME RETREAT
20 Nov 2015  Johan Paulsson  Exploiting single-cell fluctuations
27 Nov 2015    THANKSGIVING
4 Dec 2015  Harinder Singh  Analyzing cell fate choice and dynamics using single-cell RNA-seq
11 Dec 2015  Jané Kondev  Building a proportional cell: the physics of size control

      THEORY LUNCH TAKES A BREAK FROM 18 DEC 2015 - 5 FEB 2016 INCLUSIVE

12 Feb 2016  Stanislav Shvartsman  Towards quantitative biology of developmental abnormalities
19 Feb 2016  David Zwicker  Recognition of natural odors by receptor arrays
26 Feb 2016  Ahmad Khalil  Naturally-inspired engineering of biological systems
4 Mar 2016  Esti Yeger-Lotem  Network approaches to hereditary diseases and the organization of eukaryotic phosphorylation systems
11 Mar 2016  Stirling Churchman  Coordination of gene regulatory processes
18 Mar 2016  Celeste Nelson  Complexity and the mechanics of folding in developing tissues
25 Mar 2016  Philip Maini  How do cells invade?
1 Apr 2016  Suri Vaikuntanathan  Robustness in non-equilibrium adaptation and biological decision making
8 Apr 2016  Nicholas Stroustrup  The temporal scaling of C. elegans aging
15 Apr 2016  Margaret Gardel  Actin-based materials
22 Apr 2016  Jesse Bloom  How can we make computational algorithms for gene sequence analysis more realistic?
29 Apr 2016  Elena Rivas  Do long noncoding RNA have secondary structure? A statistical test of base pair covariation
6 May 2016    SPEAKER CANCELLATION – NO THEORY LUNCH
13 May 2016  Dan McShea  The hierarchical organization of goal directedness in thought and action
20 May 2016  Ramy Arnaout  Learning to count in the immune system
27 May 2016  Sean Eddy  Phylostratigraphy: dating origin of new genes
3 June 2016    SB DEPARTMENT RETREAT
10 June 2016  Bassem Al-Sady  Intrinsic features of heterochromatin propagation and their regulation by the cell
17 June 2016  Roy Wollman  Cellular variability and information flow in signal transduction networks
24 June 2016  John Reinitz  Canalization and adaptation – or – the fitness landscape considered harmful?

      THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS UNTIL FRIDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2016


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