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

McGill Seminar Series in Quantitative Life Sciences and Medicine

Please note the McGill Seminar Series in Quantitative Life Sciences and Medicine will be held via Zoom in Winter 2021. The seminars will be held on Tuesdays between 12 and 1pm. 

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

QLS is joining efforts with the Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM), the McGill initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM) and the Ludmer Center to offer weekly interdisciplinary seminars.

For video recordings of previous seminars please visit here: http://ludmercentre.ca/qls-seminar-videos/

Winter 2021 Speaker Topic

Jan. 12

Vladimir Reinharz
Sponsored by QLS

Conservation of structural long-range modules in RNAs

Jan. 19

Paul Francois
(McGill University)
Sponsored by QLS

Information in cytokine dynamics : robotic mapping

Jan. 26
(QLS Research Day)

Corina Tarnita
(Princeton University)
Sponsored by QLS

Self-organization and robustness in biological systems

Feb. 2

Benjamin Haibe-Kains
(University of Toronto)
Sponsored by MiCM

Platforms to improve computational reproducibility in biomedical research

Feb. 9

David Albers
(University of Colorado)
Sponsored by QLS

Inference and dynamics using clinical data for mathematical physiology and biomedicine

Feb. 16

Gordon Berman
(Emory University)
Sponsored by QLS

Measuring behavior across scales

Feb. 23

Sahir Bhatnagar
(McGill University)
Sponsored by QLS
Variable selection methods in high-dimensional genetic data

Mar. 2

Reading Week

No Seminar

Mar. 9

Albert Goldbeter
(Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Sponsored by CAMBAM

From circadian clock mechanism to sleep disorders and jet lag: Insights from a computational approach

Mar. 16

Victoria Booth
(University of Michigan)
Sponsored by CAMBAM

Dynamics and bifurcations of sleep-wake behavior

Mar. 23

Daniel Alexander
Sponsored by QLS


Mar. 30

Cristina Savin
Sponsored by CAMBAM


Apr. 6



Apr. 13

Rava Azeredo da Silveira
Sponsored by QLS


Apr. 20

Arjun Krishnaswamy
(McGill University)
Sponsored by CAMBAM


Apr. 27

Stephen Coombes
Sponsored by CAMBAM


QLS would like to thank Dr. Mathieu Blanchette, Dr. Suresh Krishna, Dr. Anmar Khadra, Dr. Celia Greenwood, Lindsay Dayton, and Joanne Clark for their help with organizing the seminars.

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