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

Theory Zoom is expected to revert back to Theory Lunch in September 2022.
We hope to offer lunch as we did before the pandemic and will continue to welcome remote participants over zoom.
To receive zoom details, you need to be on the mailing list.
(R) = remote speaker.

Schedule of talks for 2022-23

HMS, Warren Alpert Building, Room 563, 12-2pm (US Eastern Time).
Lunch is served from 12noon; the talk starts at 12.15pm and is expected to finish around 1.30pm with further time for discussion until 2pm.


      THEORY LUNCH USUALLY STARTS ON THE LAST FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER BUT NOT THIS YEAR!

23 Sep 2022  Ariel Chipman  Serial homology – How do we define it? How do we identify it?
30 Sep 2022  Li Zhao  Two patterns of origination – the origin of novel regulatory sequences and novel proteins
7 Oct 2022  Andrés Ortiz-Muñoz  A category-theoretical account of self-organization
14 Oct 2022  Julia Salzman (R)  A statistical, reference-free algorithm subsumes diverse problems in genome science
21 Oct 2022  Benjamin Machta  Information theory for connecting molecules to function in bacterial chemotaxis
28 Oct 2022  Alon Oyler-Yaniv  Beyond the plate: what studying cell communication in 3D teaches us about immunology and research
4 Nov 2022  Zeba Wunderlich  Molecular competition in gene regulation
11 Nov 2022    VETERAN'S DAY
18 Nov 2022  Manu Prakash  Neuroscience without neurons: bodies without brains, toroidal cells and other musings in science
25 Nov 2022    THANKSGIVING
2 Dec 2022  Emily Standen  Phenotypic plasticity and its role in major evolutionary transitions: a discussion
9 Dec 2022  Alla Karpova  Towards the neural underpinnings of intelligence

      WE TAKE A BREAK FROM 16 DEC 2022 - 10 FEB 2023 INCLUSIVE

17 Feb 2023  Angela DePace  Title to be announced
24 Feb 2023  Arvind Murugan  Title to be announced
3 Mar 2023  Yana Kamberov  Synergistic pleiotropy directed the evolution of the sweaty and naked ape
10 Mar 2023  Elena Koslover  Navigating networks for intracellular transport
24 Mar 2023  Hinrich Boeger  Why do eukaryotic cells employ ATP-consuming reaction cycles to regulate transcription?
31 Mar 2023  Arnaud Krebs  Towards a quantitative understanding of transcription factor function
7 Apr 2023    EASTER WEEKEND
14 Apr 2023  Armin Moczek  From descent with modification to the origins of novelty
21 Apr 2023  Javier Apfeld  Strategic diversity by worms in hydrogen-peroxide survival
26 May 2023    MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

      THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS AFTER 30 JUNE 2023 AND RESTARTS IN SEPTEMBER


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