Year 2014 Archive
- Category: Biophysics
Sid Goyal, Toronto
Terry Hwa, University of California, San Diego, “A quantitative phenomenological approach towards predictive biology”
Roy Bar-Ziv, Weizmann/Harvard, "Programmable on-chip DNA compartments as “Artificial cells”"
Jim Weisshaar, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Organization within the E. coli Cytoplasm"
Jose Feijo, University of Maryland, “How cells coordinate growth and shape: unravelling the complexity of ion signaling in pollen tubes”
Chris Gabel, Boston University, "Worm Neurosurgery: Using femtosecond lasers to study neuronal damage and regeneration in C. elegans"
Denis Wirtz, Johns Hopkins University, Cell Migration in 3D
Surya Ganguli, Stanford, The functional contribution of synaptic complexity to learning and memory
Timothy O'Leary, Brandeis, Stable neural function from sloppy underlying components
Open Gathering: Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with the members of your Biophysics Community
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland, Follow the wave - a dynamic mechanism for contact guidance and collective cell migration
Dan Needleman, Harvard Medical School, Self-Focusing of the Ran Gradient in Mitosis: Signaling, Mechanics, and Spindle Size
Massimo Vergassola, UCSD, Finding the needle in a biological haystack
Karen Kasza, Sloan Kettering, Spatiotemporal control of the forces that shape tissues
David Nelson, Harvard, Range Expansions of Microorganisms in Structured Environments
Adrienne Fairhall, University of Washington, Computation in neurons and networks
CANCELLED: Daniel Kronauer, Rockefeller, The clonal raider ant Cerapachys biroi as a new model system for social evolution and behavior
Madhav Mani, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, A Physical Approach to Organismal Development
David Biron, University of Chicago, Worm sleep: a universal behavior meets a simple model system
Ila Fiete, University of Texas
- Category: Home & Away
Sara Mostafavi, Stanford, "Integrating multiple types of genomics data to disentangle meaningful associations"
Juan Fuxman Bass, University of Massachusetts, Human Transcription Factor Network Rewiring in Evolution and Disease
John Calarco, Harvard, Interrogating co- and post-transcriptional gene regulation within the nervous system
Rebecca Shapiro, Boston University, Evolution of antibiotic resistance in the most microbiota
Lauren O'Connell, Harvard Bauer Fellow, Dressed to kill: chemical ecology of poison frogs
Ethan Garner, Harvard, Watching Spheres Convert To Rods: Dissecting The Regulation And Spatial Organization Of Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis
- Category: Integrated Science Shorts
- Category: Quantitative & Computational Biology
John Wikswo, Vanderbilt University, “Biology coming full circle: Joining the whole and the parts”
John Murray, University of Pennsylvania, "Decoding development through the C. elegans lineage"
Tanja Kortemme, UCSF, "Molecular Design and Functional Specificity - from Proteins to Cells"
Michael Elbaum, Weizmann Institute of Science, "Fluorescent Ferritin-Based Supra-Molecular Protein Assemblies that Form in Living Cells"
Olga Vitek, Northeastern University, Statistical methods and tools for mass spectrometry-based proteomics
John Quackenbush, Harvard, Solving the Personalized Medicine Puzzle
Eric Greene, Columbia, Visualizing protein-nucleic acid interactions at the single-molecule level with DNA curtains
Matt Weirauch, University of Cincinnati, Determination and Inference of Eukaryotic Transcription Factor Binding Specificities
John Hogenesch, University of Pennsylvania, The landscape of circadian transcription -- implications for biology and medicine
Ben Langmead, Johns Hopkins University, Scalable software for sequencing data
Kevin Janes, University of Virginia, Stochastic profiling—an integrative tool for studying single-cell regulation and incomplete penetrance
Michael Eisen, UC Berkeley/LBNL, Activation and control of gene expression during early Drosophila development
Jeffrey Leek, Johns Hopkins University, Dissecting variation in RNA-seq measurements
CANCELLED: Krishna Shenoy, Stanford, Cortical Control of Arm Movements: A Dynamical Systems Perspective
CANCELLED: Paul Sternberg, Caltech
CANCELLED - Tanja Kortemme, UCSF, Molecular Design and Functional Specificity - from Proteins to Cells
Steven Salzberg, JHU
Steven Salzberg, Johns Hopkins University, Computational Challenges of High Throughput Genome Sequence Analysis
- Category: Special Seminars
Barbara Engelhardt, Princeton, Bayesian latent factor models recover gene networks and expression QTLs
Rui Chen, Stanford
Franziska Michor, Harvard, Towards a mechanistic framework of the generation of somatic genomic alterations in cancer
Michael Levine, University of California, Berkeley, The Regulatory Genome in Animal Development and Evolution
Steven Salzberg, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Computational Challenges of High Throughput Genome Sequence Analysis
Joshua Rabinowitz, Princeton University, Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Cellular Metabolism
Richard Lenski, Michigan State University, Time travel in experimental evolution: Phenotypic and genomic dynamics across 50,000 generations