2017-2018 Seminar Series

Fridays at 11am.

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2017-2018 Seminar Series Schedule

All Pitt seminars are in 6014 BST3 unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker Host Title
Sept. 15, 2017
6014 BST3
Dr. Jintao Liu
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, San Diego
Dr. Jim Faeder
Pitt
“Emergent dynamics in bacterial communities”
 Sept. 22, 2017  NO SEMINAR
 Sept. 29 2017 Dr. Adam Siepel
Professor & Chair, Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Dr. Nathan Clark
Pitt
“New methods for measuring natural selection and predicting deleterious variants in noncoding regions of the human genome.”
 Oct. 6 2017
GHC 6115
Dr. Kayhan Batmanghelich
Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Andreas Pfenning
CMU
 “Generative Method to Discover Genetically Driven Image Biomarkers”
 Oct. 13, 2017 Dr. Daniel Jarosz
Stanford University
Dr. Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis
Pitt
“Remembering the past: A new form of protein-based inheritance”
 Nov. 3, 2017
GHC 6115
Dr. Luay Nakhleh
Rice University
Dr. Jian Ma
CMU
 Nov. 10, 2017 Dr. Jason Ernst
UCLA
Dr. Russell Schwartz
CMU
“Computational Approaches for Deciphering the Non-coding Genome”
 Nov. 17, 2017
BST3 6014
Dr. Xuedong Liu
UC Boulder
Dr. Jianhua Xing
Pitt
“Autocrine and Paracrine Signaling During Cell Migration”
 Dec. 1, 2017 Dr. Jean Yang
CMU
 Dec. 4, 2017
 11:00 AM – GHC 4303
Note: Joining this seminar will count as attendance credit, however attendance it is NOT mandatory.
Dr. Giri Narasimhan
Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG)
School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University
CMU Microbial “Social Networks”
 Dec. 8, 2017 Dr. Sarah Slavoff
Yale University
Dr. Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis
Pitt
 “Discovery and Characterization of Microproteins”
 Dec. 15, 2017
 Jan. 26, 2018 Dr. Andrew J. Spakowitz
Stanford University
Dr. Jianhua Xing
Pitt
 Feb. 2, 2018

Dr. Heng Huang

University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Jian Ma
CMU
 Feb. 9, 2018 Dr. Jan Skotheim
Stanford University
Dr. Robin Lee
Pitt
 Feb 16, 2018
 Feb. 23, 2018 Dr. Kathryn Miller-Jensen
Yale University
Dr. Robin Lee
Pitt
 Mar. 2, 2018
 Mar. 23, 2018
GHC 8102
Dr. Sushmita Roy
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Systems Biology
University of Wisconsin
Dr. Jian Ma
CMU
 Mar. 30, 2018
GHC 4307
Dr. Lydia Tapia
Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
Dr. Russell Schwartz
CMU
 April 6, 2018 Dr. Xiaosong Wang
Associate Professor, Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
Pitt
 April 13, 2018
 April 27, 2018
GHC 4307
Dr. David Gifford
MIT
Dr. Ziv Bar-Joseph
CMU