Computational Biology

Recommended Readings: Gina G. Turrigiano, Ph.D. Friday September 20, 2019

By |2019-09-06T20:46:59+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Biology, Biophysics, Computational Biology, Electrophysiology, Friday Lectures, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 20, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Gina G. Turrigiano Ph.D. Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science Department of Biology                                                                 Brandeis University                                         Firing Rate Homeostasis in Neocortical Networks   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Miska, Nathaniel J.; Richter, Leonidas M. A.; Cary, Brian A.; et al. (2018). Sensory experience inversely regulates [...]

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Recommended Readings: Li Zhao, Ph.D. Monday April 15, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:22+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Mathematics/Physics, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 15, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Li Zhao, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics The Rockefeller University The Origin and Evolution of De Novo Genes   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Matthews, Benjamin J.; Dudchenko, Olga; Kingan, Sarah B.; et al. (2018). Improved reference genome of [...]

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Recommended Readings: David Baker, Ph.D. Friday January 11, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , |

  Friday Lectures Friday, January 11, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium David Baker Ph.D. Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Institute for Protein Design University of Washington The Coming of Age of De Novo Protein Design Recommended Readings: Science News Scientists program proteins to pair exactly. December 19, 2018. Science Daily Empirical Articles Shen, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Peter Reddien, Ph.D. Friday September 28, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:51+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Recommended Readings, Stem Cell Research|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 28, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Peter Reddien Ph.D. Professor and Associate Department Head Department of Biology Massachusetts Institute of Technology How Stem Cells and Positional Information Lead to Planarian Regeneration Recommended Readings: Science News Lisa Girard. A blueprint for regeneration. March 15, 2018. MIT News Empirical Articles Fincher, Christopher T.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Friday March 2nd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Professor and Head Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language The Rockefeller University Insights from non-human animals into the neurobiology of spoken language  Recommended Readings: Science News Jordana Cepelewicz. In Birds’ Songs, Brains and Genes, He Finds Clues to Speech. (2018, Jan 30). Quanta [...]

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Recommended Readings: Vamsi Mootha, M.D. Friday November 17th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Medicine, System Biology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 17, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Vamsi Mootha, M.D. Professor Systems Biology and Medicine Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Genome-scale Approaches to Mitochondrial Disease Recommended Readings: Science News Howard Hughes Medical Institute. (2017, May 8). Low oxygen reverses mitochondrial disease in mice. ScienceDaily Empirical Articles Ferrari, Michele; Jain, Isha [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D., Friday April 24, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:36+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Chemical Biology, Chemistry, Computational Biology, Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, April 28, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D. Professor of Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Biology Harvard University Distinguished Investigator Department of Molecular Biology and Center for Computational and Integrative Biology Massachusetts General Hospital The Surprising Chemistry of Nonenzymatic RNA Replication Recommended Readings: https://pandasthumb.org/archives/2013/12/new-szostak-pro.html Li, Li; Prywes, Noam; Tam, [...]

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