"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 the organiser, jeremy (at) hms.harvard.edu
Theory Lunch now has a hybrid format following the pandemic.
You are welcome to participate remotely over zoom but please try to keep your video on.
To receive zoom details, you need to be on the mailing list.
(R) = remote speaker.
Recordings of talks, if available, are accessible through abstracts
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||!!! CANCELLED, WITH APOLOGIES - TO BE RESCHEDULED !!!|
|24 Feb 2023||Arvind Murugan||Learning without neurons|
|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|
|17 Mar 2023||Xia Yang||Multitissue multiomics systems biology in complex disease studies|
|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|
|28 Apr 2023||Andre Levchenko||Cancer as a great teacher: testing our theories of cells and tissues|
|5 May 2023||Trevor GrandPre||Thermodynamics and growth of active matter|
|12 May 2023||Leon Peshkin||A blueprint for radically open, citizen science|
|19 May 2023||Jörn Dunkel||Title to be announced|
|26 May 2023||MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND|
|2 June 2022||SB DEPARTMENT RETREAT|
|9 June 2023||Allyson Sgro||Understanding the emergence of microbial collective behaviors|
|16 June 2023||Srividya Iyer-Biswas||Emergent simplicities in the living histories of individual cells|
|23 June 2023||Kwabena Boahen||Title to be announced|
|30 June 2023||Katie Bentley||Title to be announced|
|THEORY LUNCH GOES INTO RECESS AFTER 30 JUNE 2023 AND RESTARTS IN SEPTEMBER|
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