Seminar Series 2018-2019

Past seminar series

2018-2019 Seminar Series Schedule

All talks will be at 11:00am unless otherwise noted.

All CMU seminars (unless otherwise noted) will be in NSH 1305  for Fall Semester / 300 South Craig for Spring Semester

All PITT seminars (unless otherwise noted) will be in BST3 6014


*Anyone registered for CPCB Seminar for credit, is REQUIRED to attend AT LEAST 80% of the Seminars each semester for a passing grade.

Date Speaker Host Title
 September 14, 2018 Warren Ruder
University of Pittsburgh
Russell Schwartz (CMU) Modeling Emergent Behavior in Synthetic Biological Systems
 September 21, 2018 Bokai Zhu
University of Pittsburgh
Robin Lee (Pitt) Unveiling “Musica universalis” of the Cell: A Brief History of Biological 12h Rhythms
 September 28, 2018  No Seminar (FAB2018 @ CMU)
 October 5, 2018 Chad Myers
University of Minnesota
 Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis (Pitt)  Translating insights from yeast to discover genetic interactions in humans
 October 12, 2018 Ryan Suderman
 James Faeder (Pitt) Understanding the limits of information transmission in cellular signaling networks
 October 19, 2018  No Seminar (CMU Mid-semester break)
 October 26, 2018  No Seminar (CMU Presidential Inauguration)
 November 2, 2018 Robert Jernigan
Iowa State University
Ivet Bahar (Pitt) Improving Protein Sequence Matching to Aid Genome-Based Medicine
 November 9, 2018 Guo-Cheng Yuan
Harvard University
 Jian Ma (CMU) Systematic Mapping of Cellular States and Regulatory Circuits
 November 16, 2018 Brian Munsky
Colorado State University
James Faeder (Pitt) Using Stochastic Models to Interpret, Predict and Design Single-cell Experiments.
November 23, 2018 No Seminar (Thanksgiving Break)
November 30, 2018 Aaron Wise  MetaSchool Event (Pitt)
December 7, 2018 Peter Kekenes-Huskey
University of Kentucky
 Jacob Durrant (Pitt)
 December 14, 2018 No Seminar
 December 21, 2018 No Seminar
 December 28, 2018 No Seminar (Winter Break)
 January 4, 2019 No Seminar
 January 11, 2019 No Seminar
 January 18, 2019 Rachel Gottschalk
University of Pittsburgh
Robin Lee (Pitt)
 January 25, 2019 Iman Hajirasouliha, Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medicine
 Hosein Mohimani (CMU)
 February 1, 2019 Will Fairbrother
Brown University
 Joel McManus (CMU)
 February 8, 2019 James Taylor
Johns Hopkins University
 Jian Ma (CMU)
 February 15, 2019
 February 22, 2019 No Seminar (Pitt Open House)
 March 1, 2019 No Seminar (CMU Open House)
 March 8, 2019 No Seminar (Pitt Spring Break)
 March 15, 2019 No Seminar (CMU Spring Break)
 March 22, 2019 Alberto Bartesaghi
Duke University
 Robert F. Murphy (CMU) Workflows for high-resolution structure determination by single particle Cryo-EM
 March 29, 2019 Dennis Vitkup
Columbia University
 Robin Lee (Pitt)
 April 5, 2019 Paul Medvedev
Penn State University
 Hosein Mohimani (CMU)
 April 12, 2019 No Seminar
 April 19, 2019 Wei Chen
University of Pittsburgh
 Jianhua Xing (Pitt)
 April 26, 2019 Bo Huang
University of California, San Francisco
 Jianhua Xing (Pitt)
 May 3, 2019