Fall 2020 Seminar Series

Please note the McGill Seminar Series in Quantitative Life Sciences and Medicine will be held via Zoom in Fall 2020.

Zoom Link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/91589192037

Seminars are from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. ****Martin Lindquist's will begin at 12:30pm

Did you miss a seminar? Here are the recordings

Fall 2020 SPEAKERS TOPIC
Sept. 15 Arvind Kumar
Sponsored by CAMBAM
Emergence and control of spatiotemporal sequences of neuronal activity in biological neuronal networks
Sept. 22

Thomas Bury (McGill University)
Sponsored by QLS

Bifurcations in the era of big data: applications in cardiology and ecology

Sept. 29 Sebastien Lemieux (University of Montreal)
Sponsored by QLS
Challenges and opportunities for biomarker discovery when applying machine learning techniques to large RNA-Seq cohorts
Oct. 6 Jesse Shapiro (McGill University)
Sponsored by QLS

Pangenome evolution on human time scales

Oct. 13 Tatjana Tchumatchenko (Max Planck)
Sponsored by CAMBAM
Statistical laws of protein motion in neuronal dendritic trees

Oct. 20

Jian Tang (HEC Montreal)
Sponsored by QLS

Graph Representation Learning and Applications to Drug Discovery

Oct. 27 Candice Odgers (Duke University)
Sponsored by MiCM

The shifting science of screen time, social media use, and adolescent development

Nov. 3 Patricia Silveira (McGill University)
Sponsored by Ludmer
Expression-based Polygenic Risk Score Workshop 
Nov. 10 Roger Peng (Johns Hopkins University)
Sponsored by MiCM
Lessons in Disaster: How Can We Learn From Data Analysis Failures?
Nov. 17 Claire Brown (McGill University)
Sponsored by QLS
Lipoma Preferred Partner (LPP) Regulates Breast Cancer Cell Migration and Invasion
Nov. 24 Martin Lindquist (Johns Hopkins University) ***will start @ 12:30
Sponsored by MiCM
Principal Directions of Mediation
Dec. 1 Adrian Serohijos (McGill University)
Sponsored by QLS
High-resolution lineage tracking reveals coupling between intra-species and community-level population dynamics during bacterial colonization of the mouse gut
Dec. 8 Justin Marleau
(McGill University)
Sponsored by CAMBAM
Elements of an ecology of material conditions

 

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