CSB Seminars

Departmental seminars are on Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 PM (unless otherwise noted), refreshments provided. BST3 6014 (unless otherwise noted).

Distinguished Seminar 

Date Speaker/Institution Title of Talk Location
October 2, 2018
October 9, 2018
October 16, 2018
October 23, 2018 Edward Marcotte
University of Texas
Evolution and the Proteome: Insights into Human Disease From Deeply Conserved Protein Complexes 6014 BST3
October 30, 2018 Luca Ponzoni & James Krieger
University of Pittsburgh
Integrated Approach for Pathogenicity Prediction of Missense Variants

Normal Mode Sampling Simulations and Electron Microscopy Image Analysis

6014 BST3
November 2, 2018 Robert Jernigan
Iowa State University
Improving Protein Sequence Matching to Aid Genome-Based Medicine  6014 BST3
November 6, 2018
November 13, 2018 Agustin Cruz & HongChun Li
University of Pittsburgh
Uncovering Properties of Dynamic Signal Propagation in Single Cells

Quantitative Systems Pharmacological Analysis of Drugs of Abuse Reveals the Pleiotropy of Targets

6014 BST3
November 20, 2018
November 27, 2018 Aaron Wacholder
University of Pittsburgh
Evolution and Function of Proto-genes 6014 BST3
December 4, 2018 Jeffrey Gross
University of Pittsburgh
Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation of Retinal Development 6014 BST3
December 11, 2018 Yang Liu
University of Pittsburgh
Super-resolution Imaging of Higher-Order Chromatin Organization in Carcinogenesis 6014 BST3
December 18, 2018


Olivier Lichtarge
Baylor College of Medicine
 Making Personal Sense of Disease: Machine Learning and Mutational Calculus  1102 Scaife  *11AM-12PM
December 25, 2018
January 1, 2019
January 8, 2019
January 15, 2019
January 22, 2019 Sarah Hainer
University of Pittsburgh
 Profiling Pluripotent Factors in Single Cells and Early Embryos  6014 BST3
January 29, 2019
February 5, 2019 Branden Van Oss
University of Pittsburgh
 Methionine Starvation in Budding Yeast: Investigation of Strange Phenotypes in a Classic Auxotrophic Strain  6014 BST3
February 12, 2019 Weikang Wang
University of Pittsburgh
Single cell morphology trajectory analysis on cell cycle and Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal transition 6014 BST3
February 19, 2019 Ipsita Banerjee
University of Pittsburgh
Bioengineering and Systems Biology of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells  6014 BST3
February 26, 2019 Yuanyuan Chen
University of Pittsburgh
 The Roles of Rhodopsin Homeostasis and Signaling in Retinal Diseases  6014 BST3
March 5, 2019 Wynn Meyer
University of Pittsburgh
Fantastic Yeasts and What to Feed Them: A genome-wide analysis of metabolic trait evolution across 274 yeasts  6014 BST3    *3:30pm
March 12, 2019 Ali Saglam
University of Pittsburgh
Weighted ensemble sampling of rule-based models  6014 BST3
March 19, 2019 Jingyu Zhang
University of Pittsburgh
TBA 6014 BST3
March 26, 2019
April 2, 2019
April 9, 2019 Moshe Arditi
Cedars Sinai Center
Role of the intestinal microbiome, gut permeability and secretory IgA in the pathogenesis of Kawasaki Disease Vasculitis mouse model 6014 BST3
April 16, 2019 Lillian Chong
University of Pittsburgh
The Art of Possibility: Weighted Ensembles of Trajectories 6014 BST3
April 23, 2019
April 30, 2019
July 23, 2019 Sarah Harris
University of Leeds
Multiscale Simulations of Biological Macromolecules: from Atoms to the Continuum Limit 3074 BST3


For a list of seminars from our Joint CMU-Pitt Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology, please follow this link.