Bioinformatics Seminar Series 2020


Bonnie Berger, MIT
Compressive genomics: leveraging the geometry of biological data
Speaker(s): Bonnie Berger
Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Domitilla Del Vecchio, MIT
Context dependence of biological circuits: Predictive models and engineering solutions
Speaker(s): Domitilla Del Vecchio
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Lior Pachter, CalTech
Some solved and unsolved problems in computational genomics
Speaker(s): Lior Pachter
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-D463 Star
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Joshua Welch, University of Michigan
Quantitative Definition of Cellular Identity by Single-Cell Multi-Omic Integration
Speaker(s): Joshua Welch
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location:
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Marinka Zitnik, Harvard
Learning actionable representations of biomedical data
Speaker(s): Marinka Zitnik
Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Stata Center Building 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Yang Yang, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
New probabilistic models for comparing genome organization and function
Speaker(s): Yang Yang
Date: Monday, March 09, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Seminar Room D463 (Star)
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

This event has been cancelled. Peter Karchenko, Harvard
Cancelled:Using single-cell RNA-seq to characterize disease impact
Speaker(s): Peter Karchenko
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 32-G575
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Alex Shalek, MIT Department of Chemistry
Identifying and rationally modulating cellular drivers of enhanced and diminished immunity
Speaker(s): Alex Shalek
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting ID 540212779 Password 759321
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Simon Kasif, Boston University
Should Machines Understand Nature to Pass the Turing Test? Co-evolving AI and Systems/Synthetic Biology
Speaker(s): Simon Kasif
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting ID 540212779 Password 759321
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Peter Karachenko, Harvard
Comparative analysis of disease-oriented single-cell transcriptional dataset collections
Speaker(s): Peter Karachenko
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting ID 540212779 Password 759321
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu

Ziv Bar-Joseph, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Reconstructing dynamic regulatory networks from time series single cell data
Speaker(s): Ziv Bar-Joseph
Date: Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting ID 540212779 Password 759321
Contact: Patrice Macaluso, 617-253-3037, macaluso@csail.mit.edu