Seminars and Workshops

Seminars, unless otherwise indicated, are held every Thursday 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Room 908 of the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building located at 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler.  Special joint seminars with the Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) Program will be indicated by (**).     

Date SPEAKER TOPIC
2017                                            

 

07-Sep Dr. Celia Greenwood (McGill University) Mendelian randomization in the presence of pleiotropy.
14-Sep Dr. Yoram Vodovotz (University of Pittsburgh) Integrating Data-Driven and Mechanistic Computational Models of Inflammation: A Roadmap for Translational Systems Biology.
21-Sep Dr. Stephanie Weber (McGill University) Assembly and function of membraneless organelles.
28-Sep Dr. David Rocke (University of California, Davis) (**) Excess False Positives in Negative-Binomial Based Analysis of Data from RNA-Seq Experiments.
05-Oct Dr. Alex Mogilner (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University)

Theoretical and experimental analyses of cell motility initiation and turning

12-Oct Dr. Dirk Bucher (New Jersey Institute of Technology) (**)  
19-Oct Dr. Guillaume Bourque (McGill University)

Scalable methods for genomic and epigenomic data analyses

26-Oct Dr. Leon Glass (McGill University) Tipping points, critical transitions, and bifurcations: Can we predict the future?
02-Nov Dr. Sivabal Sivaloganathan (University of Waterloo) The Mathematical & Computational Modelling of some Problems in Clinical Medicine
09-Nov Dr. Gregor Fussmann (McGill University) (**)

Adaptive and non-adaptive dynamics

16-Nov Dr. Adam Hendricks (McGill University) Microtubule associated proteins and bundling direct intracellular trafficking 
23-Nov Dr. Michael Guevara (McGill University) Regularity of beating of small clusters of embryonic chick ventricular cardiomyocytes: experiment and stochastic model
30-Nov Dr. Fahima Nekka (University of Montreal Mathematical Challenges in the Pharmacokinetics of Biologics: Review, Contributions and Perspectives
07-Dec Dr. Lydia Bourouiba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (**)

Transmission: from experiments to modeling

14-Dec Dr. Patrick Boyle (Johns Hopkins University) New Frontiers in Cardiac Arrhythmia Research: The Emergent Power of Computational Modelling