Distinguished Lecture Series in Systems Biology: Archive

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Spring 2013

Guest Speaker & Lecture Title Date Video
Gabriele Varani, University of Washington, Seattle, "Inhibiting RNA in chronic and infectious disease" Tue, Feb 25 2014
William Jorgensen, Yale University, "Drug Discovery Accelerated by Computational Methods" Tue, Apr 30 2013 Video
Robert Sauer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series, "Machines of Protein Destruction" Tue, Apr 23 2013
Margaret Fuller, Stanford University School of Medicine - Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series, "Life style decisions in an adult stem cell lineage" Thu, Apr 11 2013
James Ferrell, Jr., Stanford University School of Medicine - Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series, "Bistability and trigger waves in mitosis" Thu, Apr 4 2013
Eugene Shakhnovich, Harvard University - Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series, "Mapping protein folding on organismal fitness one mutation at a time" Tue, Mar 12 2013 Video
Richard Caprioli, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, "Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Molecular Mapping Beyond the Microscope" - Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series Thu, Feb 21 2013
Tom Keyes, Boston University, "Statistical temperature molecular dynamics (STMD) and generalized replica exchange (GREM) algorithms for enhanced sampling of biomolecules and first order phase transitions" Tue, Feb 19 2013
Steven Henikoff, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, "Histone variants, nucleosome dynamics and epigenetics" - Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series Tue, Feb 12 2013 Video

Spring 2011

Guest Speaker & Lecture Title Date Video
Andrew Fire, Stanford University School Of Medicine, "Sequence-based tracking of biological responses to foreign information" Thu, Jun 2 2011
Paul Clemons, Broad Institute, "Cheminformatic and assay-performance profiling of small-molecule screening collections" Tue, May 17 2011 Video
S. Walter Englander, University of Pennsylvania, "How do proteins do all of that as seen by hydrogen exchange. Protein folding, GroEL function, lipoprotein structure" Tue, May 10 2011 Video
Bonnie Bassler, "Manipulating Quorum Sensing to Control Bacterial Pathogenicity", VWR Distinguished Seminar in Experimental Biology and Joint Seminar with the School of Biology Seminar Series Thu, Mar 31 2011
Jennifer A. Doudna, University of California, Berkeley, "Dicing and Beyond: Regulatory RNA in Humans and Bacteria" Tue, Mar 29 2011
Peter E. Wright, The Scripps Research Institute, "Promiscuous liaisons: functional interactions of intrinsically disordered proteins in biological signaling" Tue, Mar 15 2011
Glenn J. Martyna, IBM TJ Watson Laboratory, "Using in Silico Studies and Physical Experiments to advance Biomedicine from Therapeutic Peptides to DNA Sequencing" Tue, Feb 22 2011
Eugene Shakhnovich, Harvard University, "Evolution: From Atoms to Organisms" Tue, Feb 15 2011 Video
Anthony A. Kossiakoff, University of Chicago, “Synthetic Antigen Binders: Novel applications for Structural and Cell Biology” Tue, Feb 8 2011 Video
Kevan Shokat, University of California San Francisco, "Chemical Genetic Investigations of Protein and Lipid Kinase Signaling" Tue, Jan 25 2011 Video
CANCELED: Arthur Skoultchi, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, "Controlling the Proliferation Versus Differentiation Decision in Normal and Malignant Blood Cells" Tue, Jan 11 2011

Spring 2010

Guest Speaker & Lecture Title Date Video
Andrew P. McMahon, Harvard University, "Mechanisms of morphogen-mediated neural diversity in the mammalian central nervous system" Tue, May 11 2010
Michael Lynch, Indiana University, "Mutation and Evolution" Thu, May 6 2010
Timothy H. Bestor, Columbia University, "Biology of Genomic Methylation Patterns" Thu, Apr 22 2010
Mark Ratner, Northwestern University, "Molecular Transport Junctions: Some Mysteries and Some (Partial) Answers Tue, Apr 20 2010 Video
Gordon G. Hammes, Duke University ,"Understanding Enzymes: Protein Conformation Coupled Catalysis" Tue, Mar 23 2010 Video
Gregory A. Petsko, Brandeis University,"The Systems Biology of Parkinson's Disease" Tue, Mar 9 2010 Video
Steve G. Oliver, Cambridge Systems Biology Centre (CSBC),"Design Rules and Evolutionary Imperatives for a Simple Eukaryote" Tue, Feb 23 2010 Video
William (Bill) A. Eaton, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases,"Single Molecule Photon Trajectories and Transition Path Times in Protein Folding Tue, Feb 16 2010
Sung-Hou Kim, University of California, Berkeley,"Demography and Phylogeny of Organisms based on Whole Genome Sequences Tue, Feb 9 2010
Martha (Marti) S. Head, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmeceuticals, "10,000 Hours and Loving It: or, How to be a Successful Computational Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry" Tue, Jan 26 2010
Wayne Hendrickson, Columbia Univ. Medical Center, "Transduction of Biochemical Signals across Membrane into Cells" Tue, Jan 19 2010

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

Guest Speaker & Lecture Title Date Video
Martin J. Cohn, University of Florida: "Fins, limbs and genitalia: from evolutionary origins to congenital malformations" Tue, Apr 29 2008
Nikolaos V. Sahinidis, Carnegie Mellon University: "Optimization in the New Biology" Tue, Apr 8 2008
Ernest Fraenkel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: "Using High-Throughput Data to Understand Transcriptional Regulation" Tue, Apr 1 2008
Martha J. Fedor, Scripps Research Institute, "RNA Enzymes: From Folding to Function in Living Cells" Tue, Mar 25 2008 Video
Gabriele Varani, University of Washington: "New RNA-binding peptidomimetic structures that repress HIV viral replication by specifically inhibiting transcriptional activation" Tue, Mar 18 2008 Video
Nick Grishin, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas: "Protein comparison: from new methods to unexpected discoveries" Tue, Mar 11 2008
Greg Wray, Duke University: "Positive selection on non-coding sequences during human evolution: From genome to nucleotide" Tue, Mar 4 2008 Video
Erin O'Shea, Harvard University: "Reverse Engineering of a Transcriptional Network Regulated by the MAPK Hog1" Tue, Feb 26 2008
Kevin Plaxco, University of California, Santa Barbara: "Better living through biosensors" Tue, Feb 19 2008 Video
Dietmar Schomburg, Technical University of Braunschweig: "Joining Bioinformatics and metabolome research to systems biology models" Tue, Feb 12 2008
Eberhard Voit, Georgia Institute of Technology: "Systems Biology and its Role in Predictive Health and Personalized Medicine" Tue, Feb 5 2008 Video
Facundo Fernandez, Georgia Institute of Technology: "Enabling Mass Spectrometry Technologies for High-Throughput Proteomics and Metabolomics" Tue, Jan 29 2008 Video
Kirill Lobachev, Georgia Institute of Technology: "Mechanisms of chromosomal fragility and genome rearrangements triggered by human unstable repeats" Tue, Jan 22 2008 Video