Computational Biology Seminar

The Computational Biology Seminar is a weekly series of seminars on topics in computational biology presented by invited speakers, Duke faculty, and CBB doctoral and certificate graduate students.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Place: 4233 French

DateSpeakerInstitutionHost Presentation Title
9/10Sheng ZhongUCSD, Jacobs School of EngineeringScarlett ZouRainbow-seq: combining cell lineage tracking with single-cell RNA sequencing in preimplantation embryos.
9/17Anne West

Duke University, Dept of Neurobiology-Cancelled

Paul Magwene“Measuring, manipulating, and modeling chromatin regulation of neuronal gene expression”
9/24Ting LuUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept of BioengineeringLingchong You Bottom-up Assembly of Microbial Communities: Modeling, Analysis and Engineering
10/1Saurabh SinhaUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept of Computer ScienceYuning ZhangStatistical and biophysics-inspired methods for exploring gene regulatory mechanisms
10/8No SeminarFall Break 2018
10/15Michael GreenbergWashington University, Depts of Biochemistry and Molecular BiophysicsDebraj GhoseUnderstanding Familial Cardiomyopathies from the Ground Up
10/22Mike LoveUNC-Chapel Hill, Dept of GeneticsGreg WrayAdaptive priors for estimating effect sizes with sequence count data
10/29Amy GoldbergDuke University, Dept of Evolutionary AnthropologyJenny TungMechanistic models of recent admixture histories
11/5Pablo IglesiasJohn Hopkins University, Dept of Electrical & Computer EngineeringKyle MoranControlling the set point of coupled excitable systems: relations to wave propagation and morphology of protrusions in migrating cells
11/12Cavin Ward-CavinessEPA/CBB AlumniDebraj GhoseEnvironmental ‘Omics: exploring the molecular mediators and modifiers of environmental exposures.
11/19Alberto BartesaghiDuke University, Depts of Computer Science & BiochemistryPaul MagweneExpanding the structural biology toolbox with high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy.
11/26Craig LoweDuke University, Dept of Molecular Genetics & MicrobiologyPaul MagweneFinding copy number variants relevant to vertebrate evolution and human disease
12/3Dennis WrightUniversity of Connecticut, Dept of Pharmaceutical SciencesBruce DonaldTBA
12/10Anne WestDuke University, Dept of NeurobiologyPaul Magwene“Measuring, manipulating, and modeling chromatin regulation of neuronal gene expression”