Fall 2018 Seminar Series


The Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM), Quantitative Life Sciences PhD program (QLS), the Ludmer Center and the McGill Initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM) are joining efforts to offer weekly interdisciplinary seminars in Quantitative Life Sciences and Medicine

Seminars will be held in the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, room 1027, Tuesday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.


Fall 2018 Speaker TOPIC
Sep. 11 Hinke Osinga
(University of Auckland)
"When slow meets global: geometric insight from numerics" 
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Sep. 18 Frank Harrell
(Vanderbilt University)
"Musings on statistical models vs. machine learning in health research"
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Sep. 25 Dominique Gravel
(Université de Sherbrooke)

"Predicting the architecture of biodiversity"
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Oct. 2 Jackie Vogel
(McGill University)
"Born that way: The role of initial state in the formation, stability and function of the mitotic spindle"
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Oct. 9 Dannie Durand
(Carnegie Mellon University)

"Evolutionary rewiring of a bacterial signaling pathway"
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Oct. 16 Eric Cytrynbaum
(University of British Columbia)

"Control of growth in plant cells through kinetic and mechanical microtubule organization"
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Oct. 23 Josee Dupuis
(Boston University)

"Ancestry attracts, but love is blind: Evaluation of structured mating"
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Oct. 30 Alan Evans
(McGill University)
"Modelling of connectivity in normal and disordered brains"
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Nov. 6 Leslie Loew
(University of Connecticut)
"The interplay of structural and cellular biophysics controls clustering of multivalent molecules"
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Nov. 13 Sylvain Baillet
(McGill University)
"The predictive machine: neural network architectures for brain perceptual inference"
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Nov. 20 Hamed Najafabadi
(McGill University)
"RNA stability, the uncharted territory of gene regulation"
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Nov. 27 Conor Liston
(Weill Cornell Medicine)

"Resting-state connectivity biomarkers define neurophysiological subtypes of depression"
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Dec. 4 Anna Goldenberg
(University of Toronto)

"Developing machine learning models for phenotype prediction vs disease mechanism detection. A play in 3 acts."
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Dec. 11 Erica Moodie
(McGill University)

"SMART studies: An Evidence-Based approach to Precision Medicine"
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