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We are hosting seventeen computational biologists from a diverse array of disciplines to speak at BioFrontiers this year. Please join us as they present their work in a series of six mini-symposia.

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BioFrontiers Institute Presents

Computational Biology Mini-Symposia Series

 

Please join BioFrontiers Institute in welcoming seventeen computational biologists from a diverse array of disciplines to present their work in a series of six mini-symposia.


 


Insight into mechanisms of innovation, regeneration, speciation, and plasticity from model systems with extreme phenotypes – case studies in snakes and other things without legs.

 

“Endogenous retroviruses as catalysts of gene regulatory evolution”

 

Intrinsically Disordered Living Systems

 

BioFrontiers Task Force members and department faculty are encouraged to join our speakers in the following department chalk talks on Thursday, February 16th:

Edward Chuong: MCDB TALK, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, GOLD A450 (Lunch will be served)
Todd Castoe: EBIO TALK, 1:15 – 2:00 pm, Ramaley N240
Orit Peleg: CS TALK, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, DLC 170

 

“Gene regulatory changes in vertebrate evolution and human disease”


“Molecular clocks of human evolution”

“Unlocking the Power of Microscopy: from Cell Culture to Tissue”

 

BioFrontiers Task Force members and department faculty are encouraged to join our speakers in the following department chalk talks on Tuesday, February 21st:

Satwik Rajaram: BIOCHEMISTRY CHALK TALK, 10:30 – 11:30am, JSCBB Linfield A400
Craig Lowe: MCDB CHALK TALK, 12:00 – 1:00pm, GOLD A450 with Lunch
Priya Moorjani: EBIO TALK, 1:30 – 2:30pm , Ramaley N240



 

Previous symposia


 

Regulation of the Transcriptome: Integrating Data and Modeling Dependencies

 

    The Integrative Biology of Disease

     

    "Illuminating the Dark Corners of the Genome

     

    BioFrontiers Task Force members and department faculty are encouraged to join our speakers in the following department chalk talks:

    Wednesday, January 11th, 12:00 pm

      • Noah Spies, "Advancing the Frontiers of Genomic Characterization and Interpretation"

      BioFrontiers / MCDB, Gold A450

      • Samuel V. Scarpino, "Topological Features of Gene Regulatory Networks Predict Patterns of Natural Diversity in Environmental Response"

      BioFrontiers / EBio, Ramaley N240

       

      Dissect regulatory circuits in human cancers – from gene transcription to RNA translation.”

      • Zhe Ji, Harvard Medical School

       

      "Methods for Exploring Large-Scale Genetic Datasets

       

      Advances and Challenges in Disease Modeling

       

      BioFrontiers Task Force members and department faculty are encouraged to join our speakers in the following department chalk talks:

      Thursday, January 26

      • Ryan Layer: CS TALK, 10:30 – 11:30 am, ECOT 831
      • Zhe Ji: MCDB TALK, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, GOLD A450 (Lunch will be served)
      • Laurent Hébert-Defresne: CS TALK, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, ECOT 831