Group Name

Computational Biology Center


CBC Seminars are usually Wednesdays, 1 - 2pm in Yorktown 20-001. At times the day, time and location may vary to accommodate guest speakers. Seminars are coordinated and hosted by James Kozloski

Next Seminar

Speaker: Paola Bonizzoni, Università di Milano-Bicocca
Seminar: Combinatorial structures and NGS data in Transcriptomics and Genomics: Some results and open problems
When: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Fri. Oct. 17, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Upcoming Seminars

Speaker: Mukesh Bansal, Columbia University Department of Systems Biology
Seminar: Driving Translational Research using Systems Biology approaches
When: 1:00 - 2:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 in Yorktown 20-043

Past Seminars

Speaker: Xiao-Jing Wang, Provost, NYU Shanghai, Professor, Center for Neural Science
Seminar: From “cognitive-type” microcircuits to large-scale brain structure and dynamics
When: 1:00 - 2:00 pm on Wed. Sept. 10, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dr. Harold Swerdlow, Vice President of Technology Innovation, New York Genome Center
Seminar: Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies
When: 1:00 - 2:00 pm on Wed. Sept. 3, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Cheryl Corcoran and Gill Bedi, Columbia University Medical Center
Seminar: Communication disorders, drug abuse and automated analysis in clinical psychiatry
When: 1:00 - 2:00 pm on Wed. Aug. 20, 2014 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Branislav Vlahovic, North Carolina Central University
Seminar: Detecting somatic mutations in genomic sequences by means of Kolmogorov-Arnold analysis
When: 1:00 - 2:00 pm on Wed. Aug. 6, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: David Grayden, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne
Seminar: Estimation of Functional Dynamics using Data-Driven Mesoscopic Neural Modeling
When: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Mon. Aug. 4, 2014 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Anthony Burkitt, Research Director of Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) and Professor of Engineering, University of Melbourne
Seminar: The quest to restore vision to people with profound vision impairment using retinal implants: The challenge of functional control of electrical stimulation of neural tissue
When: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Fri. Aug. 1, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Peter Doerschuk, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
CB PIC Seminar: Shape and motion of nanoscale machines: Computational characterization of heterogeneity of particles such as viruses from single-particle cryo electron microscope images
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. July 30, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Erhan Bilal, IBM Research
Seminar: Genome-wide mapping and characterization of novel Notch-regulated long non-coding RNAs in acute leukemia
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. July 23, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Samrat Mukhopadhyay, Department of Biological Sciences & Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali
Seminar: Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: From Disordered Globules to Ordered Amyloid Fibrils
When: 11:00 am -12:00 pm on Mon. July 21, 2014 in Yorktown 21-113

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Seminar: The Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative: Past, Present, and Future
When: 10:00-11:00 am on Mon. May 12, 2014 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: David Eliezer, Weill Cornell Medical College
Seminar: Structural transitions in disordered proteins linked to neurodegeneration and neurotransmission
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. May 14, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Mark Birtwistle, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Seminar: Noise and Signaling in Cancer Systems Pharmacology
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. May 07, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Yuval Kluger, Yale University
Seminar: From heterogeneity in cancer to heterogeneity in bioinformatics tools
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. April 23, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Amy Wu, Princeton University
Seminar: Chemotherapy resistance in tumor microenvironment: from genomics to behavior modeling
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. April 16, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rahul Agarwal, Johns Hopkins University
Seminar: The effects of DBS patterns on basal ganglia activity and thalamic relay
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. April 2, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Colleen Clancy, University of California, Davis
Seminar: The effects Modeling and Simulation for Therapeutics
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Mon. March 31, 2014 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Research Opportunities in the US Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research & Development
Seminar: Tshaka Cunningham, Office of Veterans Affairs
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. March 12, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Steven Salzberg, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
CB PIC Seminar: Computational Challenges of High Throughput Genome Sequence Analysis
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Feb. 19, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Whole Cell Modelling
Seminar: Jonathan Karr, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Feb. 26, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Andrey Dobrynin, University of Connecticut, Physics
Seminar: Electrostatic Interactions in Polymers and Soft Matter
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Feb. 12, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Andreas Raue, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
Seminar: Parameter estimation – CANCELLED due to storm
When: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Wed. Feb. 5, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Jochen Kumm, IBM Africa
Seminar: Lab Uses of genomics in healthcare and agribusiness in Africa: A computational perspective
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Mon. Feb. 3, 2014 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Saleet Jafri, George Mason University
Seminar: Computational Studies of Cardiac Excitation-Contraction Coupling: From Molecule to Arrhythmias
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Jan. 15, 2014 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Monica Nicolau, Stanford University
CB PIC Seminar: Tackling the topology and geometry underlying big data
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Thurs. Nov. 21, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Robert Austin, Princeton University
Seminar: Nanofluidics and Nanostructures to Analyze Genomic DNA
When: 12:00-1:00 pm on Thu. Nov. 21, 2013 in Yorktown 40-200

Speaker: Kevin Chen, Rutgers University
Seminar: Spectral Learning of Hidden Markov Models for Genomic Segmentation
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Brandon Allgood and Guido Lanza, Numerate
Seminar: Numerate: Data Driven Drug Design
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Tues. Nov. 12, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dr. Ellen Jorgensen and Daniel Grushkin, Co-Founders, GenSpace
Seminar: Community Labs, Biohackers and the Future of Innovation
When: 10:00-11:00 am on Wed. Nov. 06, 2013 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Prof. Sagar Khare, Chemistry, Rutgers Univ.
Seminar: Computational design of novel protein functions
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 23, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Yaoqi Zhou, Professor of Computational Biology, Institute for Glycomics, School of Informatics and Communication Technology, Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems, Griffith University, Australia
Seminar: From protein sequence to structure, to function, to phenotype: Integrating physical and knowledge-based approaches for predicting protein folding, binding and malfunction
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Fri. Oct. 18, 2013 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Dr. Bruce Walker, Director, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
CB PIC Seminar: Immune Control of HIV
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 16, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Sebastian Stolzenberg, Weil Cornell
Seminar: Multi-Scale Computational Studies of Molecular Mechanisms in the Function of Neurotransmitter Transporters
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Oct. 09, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dmitri "Mitya" Chklovskii, Janelia Farm, HHMI
Seminar: Understanding the building blocks of neural computation: Insights from connectomics and theory
When: 1:00-2:00 pm on Wed. Sept. 25, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Larry Sirovich, Center for Studies in Physics & Biology, Rockefeller University
Seminar: Genomic data and disease forecasting: Application to type 2 diabetes
When: 2:30-3:30 pm on Wed. Sept. 18, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Pedro Blecua, Weill Cornell
Seminar: Theoretical and Computational Physics at the Service of Life Sciences: From Feynman Diagrams to Lymphoma
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Aug. 28, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rui Costa, University of Edinburgh, IBM Summer Intern
Seminar: Modelling memory traces of chronic pain
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Aug. 21, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Darby Kozak, Ionz Science US Ltd
Seminar: Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensors for High Resolution Characterization of Nano to Micro-Scale Particle Solutions
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mon. Aug. 19, 2013 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Guillermo Cecchi, Computational Biology Center, IBM Yorktown
Seminar: Behavioral modeling for cognition and dysfunction
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Aug. 14, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dietmar Schmitz, Einstein Professor at the Charite & Humboldt University
Seminar: Fast network synchronisation within the hippocampal formation
When: 11 am - 12 pm on Fri. Aug. 9, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Jed Pitera, IBM Almaden
Seminar: Computational Chemistry at IBM Research - Almaden
When: 1 - 2 pm on Tues. July 23, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Manuel Peitsch, VP Biological Systems Research, Philip Morris International R&D
Seminar: sbv IMPROVER: A process for the verification of Systems Biology-based approaches. Application to toxicological product assessment
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. July 17, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Misha Ahrens, Janelia Farm
Seminar: Whole-brain functional imaging and motor learning in the larval zebrafish
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. July 10, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Martin Akerman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Seminar: Differential connectivity of splicing activators and repressors to the human spliceosome
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 26, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rita Goldstein, Cold Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
Seminar: Treating stimulant users with stimulants? Neuropsychoimaging evidence from the NARC lab
When: 11:30 – 12:30 pm on Tue. June 25, 2013 in Yorktown 36-002

Speaker: Saeed Tavazoie, Columbia University
Seminar: Decoding the regulatory genome
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 19, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Santosh Srivastava, IBM India
Seminar: T Cell Repertoire and Palindromic Nucleotide Analysis
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 5, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Jin Wang, SUNY Stony Brook
Seminar: Quantifying the topography of the intrinsic energy landscape of protein folding
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 29, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Thomas Gregor Princeton University
Seminar: Segmentation by the numbers
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 22, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Pilib O’Broin, Dept. of Genetics, Div. of Computational Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Seminar: Automated Construction of Familial Binding Profiles
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 15, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Thomas J. Mariani, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Environmental Medicine, Division of Neonatology and Center for Pediatric Biomedical Research, Co-Director, Pediatric Translational Biospecimen Laboratory, University of Rochester
Seminar: Integrating Systems-Level Analysis to Define the Molecular Bases of Respiratory Disease
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 8, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Willy Wriggers, DE Shaw Research Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medical College
Seminar: From Atoms to Living Organisms
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 1, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Andrew Marshall and Craig Mak, Nature Biotechnology
Seminar: Computational biology at Nature Biotechnology
When: 11 - 12 pm on Wed. April 24, 2013 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Mark Hargreaves, University of Melbourne
Seminar: Histone modifications and exercise adaptations
When: 11 - 12 pm on Fri. April 19, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Peter Tass, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine - Neuromodulation, Research Center Juelich, Germany
Seminar: Long-lasting neuronal desynchronization with coordinated reset neuromodulation
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. April 10, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Camille Stephan-Otto, IRB Barcelona
Seminar: Estimating expression of known and denovo splicing variants from RNA-sequencing data
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. April 3, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Jacob Oppenheim, Rockefeller University
Seminar: The Limits of Auditory Acuity and their Implications for Auditory Processing
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. March 13, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Deok-Soo Kim, Department of Industrial Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Seminar: Molecular Geometry – New Paradigm for Molecular Problems
When: 11 - 12 pm on Tue. Feb. 26, 2013 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Niina Haiminen, IBM Research
Seminar: Comp Bio PIC all hands mtg
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Feb. 20, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ted Slater, CTO, OpenBEL Consortium
Seminar: A Lingua Franca for the Life Sciences: An introduction to OpenBEL
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Feb. 13, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Constantin Aliferis, MD, PhD, FACMI, Director, Center for Health Informatics & Bioinformatics, New York University
Seminar: Evidence-Based Bioinformatics In the Face of Continuous Methodological Innovation: Notes on Best Practices, Guidelines, and Benchmarking
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Feb. 6, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: James Kozloski, IBM Research
Seminar: What are the latest changes in patent law for life sciences?
When: 11 - 12 pm on Thurs. Jan. 31, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Paul Glimcher, Professor of Neural Science, Economics, and Psychology; Director, NYU Center for Neuroeconomics
Seminar: Understanding the Neural Basis of Human Economic Decision-Making
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Jan. 30, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ben Strowbridge, Cold Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dept. of Neurosciences
Seminar: Cellular mechanisms of mnemonic representations in the rodent brain
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Jan. 23, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ravi Rao, IBM Research – Computational Biology Center
Seminar: A computational model for receptive field organization of color opponent cells incorporating a konio-cellular pathway
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Jan. 16, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Paul Geha, John B. Pierce Laboratory of Affective Sensory Neuroscience, Yale University
Seminar: Global and local functional connectivity changes with increased body weight
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Jan. 9, 2013 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ian Peikon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Neuroscience,Yale University
Seminar: Sequencing the Connectome
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Dec. 12, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Stan Skafidas, The University of Melbourne, Centre for Neural Engineering, Parkville, Australia
Seminar: Functionalised Nanowires: Chemical and Electronic Sensors for Nanobionics
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mon. Dec. 10, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: David Kaplan, Univ. of Melbourne, Florey Neurosciences Institute
Seminar: TBD
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 31, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Keith Baggerly, Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Seminar: The Importance of Reproducibility in High-Throughput Biology: Case Studies in Forensic Bioinformatics
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mon. Oct. 22, 2012 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Cameron Wellock, Rockefeller University
Seminar: Variability in singing and in song in the zebra finch
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 10, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Charles Peck, IBM Research
Seminar: A Biologically-Constrained, Computationally Grounded Theory for the Emergence of Subjective Experience
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 03, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dirk Evers, New York Genome Center
Seminar: Creating a Collaborative Bioinformatics Resource for the New York Genome Center and its 11 Institutional Founding Members
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Sept. 26, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Sushmita Allam, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Seminar: Modeling Structure, Function and Dynamics: From Sub-synaptic Mechanisms to Neuron-Glia Interactions
When: 2 - 3 pm on Thu. Sept. 20, 2012 in Yorktown 36-002

Speaker: Dimitris Anastassiou, Columbia Univ.
Seminar: Biomolecular events in cancer revealed by attractor metagenes
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Sept. 19, 2012 in Yorktown 40-200

Speaker: Timothy David, Centre for Bioengineering, Univ of Canterbury
Seminar: Massively parallel coupled cell dynamics: An Exascale problem
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mon. Aug 13, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ralph Garippa, Research Leadership and Group Management specializing in Cell-Based High Throughput Screening & High Content Automated Microscopy Expertise in Pluripotent Cell Biology and Preclinical Project Management Formerly with HOFFMANN-La ROCHE, INC.
Seminar: The Use of Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs, ESCs, and MSCs) in Drug Development and in Medicine
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. July 18, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Tobias Reichenbach, Laboratory for Sensory Neuroscience, The Rockefeller University
Seminar: Neurobiology of hearing
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. July 11, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dragos Amarie, Biocomplexity Institute and Physics Department, Indiana University
Seminar: Label-Free Microcavity Biosensors: Detection Technology to Facilitate Personalized Medicine
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 20, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Matthias Reumann and Jeremy Rice, IBM Research Collaboratory in Melbourne and IBM Research, Yorktown
Seminar: Not publicized externally
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 13, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Aurelie Lozano, IBM Research
Seminar: Robust Joint Sparse Estimation of Multiresponse Regression and Inverse Covariance Matrix for eQTL Data Analysis
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 6, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Yuriy Polyakov, USPolyResearch
Seminar: Biomedical signal analysis: Application to the diagnosis of schizophrenia and photosensitive epilepsy
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 30, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Yoshio Okada, Harvard University, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Seminar: Can we read cortical activity in real time with magnetoencephalography?
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 23, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rodolfo Llinas, NYU, Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Physiology and Neuroscience
Seminar: Biologically Based, Hardware Implemented, Heuristic Analog Model of Motor Control
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 16, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ralph Backofen, Department of Computer Science, Univ. Freiburg
Seminar: RNA Dark Matter
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 9, 2012 in Yorktown 40-100

Speaker: Jeremy Chambers, IBM, MapReduce, Solution Architect
Seminar: Shared Services Platform for Bioinformatics and Hadoop Applications
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 2, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Arno Klein, Asst. Professor of Clinical Neurobiology, Columbia University
Seminar: Brain labeling, feature identification, and shape analysis
When: 1 - 2 pm on Fri. April 27, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Carlos Diuk, Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University
Seminar: Divide and conquer: Hierarchical reinforcement learning and task decomposition in humans
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. April 25, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Stuart C. Sealfon, M.D., Mount Sinai Medical Center and School of Medicine
Seminar: Time domain information coding in CPUs built of living matter (aka cells)
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. April 18, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Roger Traub, IBM Research
Seminar: Why is it so hard to understand the brain?
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. April 11, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Thomas McTavish, Department of Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Yale University
Seminar: Illuminating mechanisms of neural synchrony in the olfactory bulb
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. April 4, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Daniela Bruner, Psychogenics
Seminar: Bioinformatics Analysis of Behavioral Data
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. March 28, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Raquel Norel, Computational Biology Center, IBM Research
Seminar: Predicting epitope-antibody recognition: A DREAM5 Challenge
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. March 21, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: James Glazier, Director, Biocomplexity Institute, Professor of Physics, Adjunct Professor, Biology and Informatics, Indiana University
Seminar: Multi-scale, Multi-Cell Simulations of Neovascularization in Cancer and Age-Related Macular Degeneration using the Open-Source Modeling Environment CompuCell3D
When: 1 - 2 pm on Thurs. March 15, 2012 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Silvina Matysiak, University of Maryland
Seminar: Modeling of self-assembly processes
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. March 14, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Gyan Bhanot, Rutger’s University
Seminar: Evolution and mimicry in influenza and other RNA viruses
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. March 7, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Randal Koene, Halycon Molecular
Seminar: Building tools to solve the system identification problem for functional reconstruction of a brain's connectome
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Feb. 29, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Nikita Vladimirov, IBM Research, Physical Sciences
Seminar: Waves and high-frequency oscillations in networks of electrically coupled axons
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Feb. 15, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ferenc Mechler, Dept. Neurology and Neuroscience, Cornell University Medical College
Seminar: Dipole characterization of single neurons from their extracellular action potentials Three-dimensional localization of neurons in cortical tetrode recordings
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Feb. 8, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Avi Ma’ayan, Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Seminar: Data Mining Strategies in Systems Pharmacology and Stem Cell Systems Biology
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Jan. 25, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: David Haws, University of Kentucky
Seminar: Optimality of the Neighbor Joining Algorithm and Faces of the Balanced Minimum Evolution Polytope
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mon. Jan. 23, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Cori Bargmann, Rockefeller University, Integrative Neuroscience Lab
Seminar: The invisible wiring diagram: Using fixed circuits to generate flexible behaviors
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Jan. 11, 2012 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Diego Fernandez Slezak, University of Buenos Aires, Integrative Neuroscience Lab
Seminar: Incorporating Information Technology in the Teaching and Learning Cycle
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Dec. 7, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Ed Boyden, MIT Dept of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Engineering
Seminar: Technologies for Analyzing the Computations of the Brain
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Nov 30, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Frank Hsu, Fordham University,
Seminar: Are Two Heads Better Than One? Combinatorial Fusion Analysis in Brain Informatics and Cognitive Informatics
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Nov. 23, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Benjamin Torben-Nielsen, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Seminar: The generation and maintenance of phase-differences and frequency changes in a network model of Inferior Olive subthreshold oscillations
When: 1 - 2 pm on Thu. Nov. 17, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Aurel Lazar, Columbia University,
Seminar: Massively Parallel Neural Encoding and Decoding of Visual Stimuli
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Nov. 9, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Pablo Meyer Rojas, Computational Biology Center, IBM Research
Seminar: Enzyme localization and Metabolic network regulation in bacteria
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Nov. 2, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Thierry Emonet, Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University
Seminar: Smelling odor intensity and identity
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 26, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Lena Granovsky, Technion (Israel Institute of Technology)
Seminar: Statistical Analysis of DNA Microarrays
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 19, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Guillermo Cecchi, Computational Biology Center, IBM Research
Seminar: Homer to madness: Measuring cognition and psychiatric dysfunction in language
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 12, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rob Froemke, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, NYU
Seminar: Long-term cortical synaptic plasticity improves sensory perception
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Oct. 5, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Jacinta Wubben, IBM Collaboratory - Melbourne
Seminar: Halfway around the world in 90 days; an international molecular dynamics journey
When: 1 - 2 pm on Thurs. Sept. 29, 2011 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Dennis Shasha, Dept. of Computer Science, NYU
Seminar: Storing Clocked Programs Inside DNA: A Simplifying Framework for Nanocomputing
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Sep. 28, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: James Taylor (Emory) and Anton Nekrutenko (Penn State), Galaxy Project Team
Seminar: Galaxy: Analyze, Visualize, Communicate
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Sep. 14, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Edward Drigger and Abhishek Jha, Agios Pharmaceuticals
Seminar: Lessons from development of a platform to characterize the metabolic flux networks in cells and its applications
When: 1 - 2 pm on Fri. Sept 9, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Swagatam Mukhopadhyay, Cold Spring Harbor Lab (Mitra Lab)
Seminar: Role of chromatin interactions in long-range gene regulation
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Sept 7, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: James R. Kozloski, IBM Watson Research, Computational Biology Center
Seminar: Patent Jam
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Aug 31, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Seunghak Lee, Eric Xing's group, CMU; Summer Intern of Aurelie C Lozano, Watson IBM
Seminar: Hybrid Linear Model: Detecting Marginal and SNP-SNP Interaction Effects for Genome-wide Association Studies
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Aug 24, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: James R. Kozloski, IBM Watson Research, Computational Biology Center
Seminar: Brain Systems Computation Using the Ultrascalable Neural Tissue Simulator
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Aug 17, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Yuguang Mu, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
Seminar: Resveratrol Inhibits the Formation of Multiple-Layered β-Sheet Oligomers of the human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide segment 22-27
When: 3:30 - 4:30 pm on Fri. July 22, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Jesse H. Goldberg, McGovern Inst. for Brain Research, MIT
Seminar: Basal ganglia, thalamic and cortical circuitry underlying vocal exploration in the songbird
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. July 13, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Govind V. Kaigala, IBM Zurich
Seminar: The vertical microfludic probe: A novel scanning, non-contact microfluidic device for the life-sciences
When: 1 - 2 pm on Tues. July 5, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dr. Viatcheslav Gurev, Institute for Computational Science, John Hopkins University
Seminar: Multi-scale electromechanical models of the ventricles
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 29, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Mike Kuiper, Molecular modelling scientist, Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing, Melbourne, Australia
Seminar: Modelling ligand interactions in the age of high performance computing
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 8, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Grégoire Altan-Bonnet, ImmunoDynamics Group, Program in Computational Biology & Immunology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Seminar: Modeling the immune system: reliable responses with unreliable lymphocytes
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 8, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Erhan Bilal, IBM Watson, Computational Biology Center
Seminar: A gamma distribution model for the analysis of RNA-seq data
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. June 1, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Paul Munro, University of Pittsburgh
Seminar: Spike-timing dependent plasticity: We know what it is, but what does it do?
When: 1 - 2 pm on Tues. May 24, 2011 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Iannis Aifantis, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine
Seminar: Genetic and genomic dissection of oncogenic pathways in leukemia
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 18, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: William A. Goddard, III, Charles and Mary Ferkel Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science, and Applied Physics, Director, Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC), California Institute of Technology
Seminar: Recent advances in first principles based modeling and simulation with applications to materials science, chemistry, catalysis, biotechnology and nanotechnology
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 11, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Guillermo Cecchi, IBM Watson, Computational Biology Center
Seminar: Feeling Your Pain: Computational Exploration of Pain Processing
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. May 4, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Georges Belfort, Russell Sage Endowed Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, RPI
Seminar: Insight into the Kinetics of Oligomer Formation During Amyloidosis
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Apr. 27, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Leonidas Alexopoulos, Systems Biology and Bioengineering Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens
Seminar: Construction of Signaling Pathways and Identification of Drug Effects via Phosphoproteomic Experiments and Combinatorial Optimization
When: 1 - 2 pm on Fri. Apr. 15, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Fred Mintzer, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Program Director of Blue Gene Watson
Seminar: Exascale discussion #3
When: 1 - 2 pm on Apr. 13, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Shay Zakov, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Seminar: Sparse RNA folding: Time and space efficient algorithms
When: 1 - 2 pm on Wed. Apr. 6, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Alain Coletta and David Weiss, InSilico DB
Seminar: InSilico DB: An efficient starting point for the analysis of curated human gene expression public datasets in GenePattern
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mar. 30, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Fred Mintzer, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Program Director of Blue Gene Watson
Seminar: Exascale discussion #2
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mar. 16, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Hans-Guido Wendel, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Seminar: Deciphering complex genomic alterations in cancer
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mar. 9, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Fred Mintzer, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Program Director of Blue Gene Watson
Seminar: Exascale discussion
When: 1 - 2 pm on Mar. 2, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Thibaud Tailefumier, Center for Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University
Seminar: Algorithms for Neural Networks
When: 1 - 2 pm on Jan. 19, 2011 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Don Pfaff, Rockefeller Univ., and Alex Proekt, Cornell Univ.
Seminar: Neural Origins of Consciousness and Arousal in Humans
When: 1 - 2 pm on Dec. 15, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Franco Pestelli, Mahoney-Keck Center for Brain and Behavior Research and Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University
Seminar: Attentional enhancement via selection and pooling of early sensory responses in human visual cortex
When: 1 - 2 pm on Dec. 8, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dr. Sam Markind, Neurologist in Private Practice
Seminar: The Creative Legacy of George Gershwin: A Musical and Medical Exploration of Brain and Mind
When: 2 - 3 pm on Nov. 17, 2010 in Yorktown Auditorium (Note special time and room)

Speaker: Michael Lisanti, MD-PhD, Thomas Jefferson University
Seminar: HIF1-alpha functions as a tumor promoter in cancer associated fibroblasts, and as a tumor suppressor in breast cancer cells: Autophagy drives compartment-specific oncogenesis
When: 1 - 2 pm on Nov. 10, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Andrey Rzhetsky, University of Chicago
Seminar: Ontologies, disease, and models
When: 1 - 2 pm on Nov. 3, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rita Goldstein, Neuropsychoimaging Group, Brookhaven National Lab
Seminar: Neuroimaging and Neuropsychology in Drug Addiction: Implications for Assessment and Treatment
When: 1 - 2 pm on Oct. 27, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Guillermo Solovey, Magnasco laboratory, Rockefeller University
Seminar: To be announced
When: 1 - 2 pm on Oct. 13, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Michael C. Pitman, Computational Biology Center, IBM Watson Research Center
Seminar: An Atomic Model of the Spontaneous Activation of the Cannabinoid CB2 Receptor via its Endogenous Ligand
When: 1 - 2 pm on Sep 29, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: James Kozloski, Computational Biology Center, IBM Watson Research Center
Seminar: Invent, Collaborate, Patent: Getting Started
When: 1 - 2 pm on Sep 22, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Stuart Lindsay, Biodesign Institute, Ariz. State University
Seminar: Recognition Tunneling - a new approach to DNA sequencing
When: 1:30 - 2:30 pm on Sep 3, 2010 in Yorktown 20-043 (special day, time and room)

Speaker: Francisco Pereira, Princeton University
Seminar: Using topic models to uncover neural representations of word meaning in fMRI data
When: 1 - 2 pm on Aug 5, 2010 in Yorktown 20-043 (Special day and room)

Speaker: Ajay Royyuru, Computational Biology Center, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Seminar: Are We There Yet?
When: 1 - 2 pm on Aug 4, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Irina Rish, Computational Biology Center, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
Seminar: Recent Advances in Sparse Modeling: An Overview
When: 1 - 2 pm on July 28, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Roderick Y. H. Lim, Biozentrum and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland
Seminar: Synthetic Protein Targeting
When: 1 - 2 pm on July 21, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Rahul Garg and Guillermo Cecchi, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Computational Biology
Seminar: Brain as a Dynamical System: Full-brain Auto-Regressive Modeling using fMRI
When: 1 - 2 pm on July 14, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Pablo Meyer, Columbia University Medical Center
Seminar: Cellular Organization and Function of a Bacterial Biochemical Pathway
When: 1 - 2 pm on June 30, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Sebastian Strobel, MIT, Dept. of EE and Comp. Sci.
Seminar: Nanoscale contacts to organic molecules
When: 1:00 - 2:00 pm on June 23, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Peter Horvatovich, Analytical Chemistry Dept., U. of Groningen
Seminar: Combined effort of bioinformatics and analytical chemistry to advance biomarker discovery using comprehensive profiling with LC-MS
When: 1 - 2 pm on June 16, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Doron Betel, Post-Doc fellow, Comp. Bio. dept., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Seminar: Computational and experimental approaches towards genome-wide identification of microRNA targets
When: 10 - 11am on June 10, 2010 in Yorktown 20-043 (Special room and day: Thursday)

Speaker: Duygu Ucar, Computing Innovation Fellow, University of Iowa, Internal Medicine Dept.
Seminar: Identification of consistent and combinatorial histone modification patterns to explore 'histone code' hypothesis on human DNA
When: 1 - 2 pm on June 4, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001 (Special day: Friday)

Speaker: Amol Ghoting, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Seminar: Indexing Genomic Sequences on the IBM Blue Gene
When: 1 - 2 pm on May 26, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Debora Marks, Ph.D., Systems Biology Department, Harvard Medical School
Seminar: Saturation and competition drives microRNA/siRNA regulation of gene expression: a systems level approach
When: 1 - 2pm on May 19, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Karin Hehenberger, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances, for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Seminar: Partnerships to Improve the Lives of Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
When: 11am - 12pm on May 14, 2010 in Yorktown Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. Richard Insel, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Seminar: Computational Biology Opportunities in Type 1 Diabetes
When: 2:30 - 3:30pm on May 14, 2010 in Yorktown 20-043

Speaker: Prof. Srinivas Aluru, Computer Engineering, Iowa State University
Seminar: The new era in genomics: Opportunities and challenges for high performance computing
When: 10 - 11am on May 13, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Matthias Reumann, Computational Biology Center, IBM Research
Seminar: Computational Modeling of Cardiac Disease: Potential for Personalized Medicine
When: 1-2pm on May 12, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Itsik Pe'er, Dept. of Computer Science & Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Columbia University
Seminar: Algorithms for Detection of identity-by-descent and application in population and medical genetics
When: 1-2pm on May 5, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Samantha Kleinberg, NYU Bioinformatics Lab
Seminar: The Temporal Logic of Causal Structures
When: 1 - 2pm on April 28, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Mark Goulian, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Seminar: Perturbing, Modeling, and Evolving Two-Component Signaling Systems in Bacteria
When: 1 - 2pm on April 21, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Prof. Sean Ling, Brown University
Seminar: DNA sequencing using solid-state nanopores
When: 1 - 2pm on April 14, 2010 in Yorktown 20-001

Speaker: Dimitris Samaras, Stony Brook University
Seminar: Machine Learning Exploration of Brain fMRI data to study Inhibitory Control Mechanisms
When: 11am - 12pm on March 29, 2010 in Yorktown 20-059