QLS (Quantitative Life Sciences); SQV (Sciences quantitatives du vivant)

McGill Seminar Series in Quantitative Life Sciences and Medicine

QLS has joined efforts with the Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM) to offer weekly interdisciplinary seminars.

Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12-1pm EST.

Zoom Link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/86855481591

In Person: 550 Sherbrooke, Room 189
(for directions, please email communications.qls [at] mcgill.ca

For recordings of the seminars please visit the QLS YouTube Page.

Fall 2023 Speaker Topic

Sept. 12

Charles S. Peskin
Sponsored by CAMBAM

Control of Cell Volume with Space-Charge Layers and Bulk Electroneutrality

Sept. 19

Steven Prescott
(University of Toronto)
Co-Sponsored by CAMBAM & the Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain

Neural coding strategies and the importance of excitability

Sept. 26

Elena Kuzmin
(Concordia University)
Sponsored by QLS

Evolution of chromosome arm aberrations in breast cancer through genetic network rewiring

Oct. 3 Carsen Stringer
(Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
Sponsored in CAMBAM
Making sense of large-scale neural and behavioral data
Oct. 10 No Seminar (Reading Week) TBD
Oct. 17

Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis
(University of Pittsburgh)
Sponsored by QLS

Systems Approaches to Decipher the Molecular Mechanisms of Evolutionary Innovation

Oct. 24

Simon Levin
(Princeton University)
Sponsored by QLS

Oct. 31 Eric Pedersen
(Concordia University)
Sponsored by QLS
How do we define a patch? Deriving subpopulation structure from movement models using random-walk-based distance metrics

Nov. 7

Tarik Gouhier
(Northeastern University)
Sponsored by QLS
Quantitative Dissonance

Nov. 14

Ariel Rokem
(University of Washington)
Sponsored by QLS

Opportunities and challenges for studying human brain connections in the era of brain observatories

Nov. 21

Jonathan Rubin
(University of Pittsburgh)
Sponsored by CAMBAM

Nov. 28

Adrienne Fairhall
(University of Washington)
Sponsored by CAMBAM


Dec. 5

Angela Yu
Sponsored by CAMBAM


QLS would like to thank Dr. Jesse Shapiro, Dr. Suresh Krishna, and Dr. Celia Greenwood for their help with organizing the seminars.

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