MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013

Biology at the Interface

Professor Iain Cheeseman, Member, Whithead Institute

Enrollment: Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up)
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions
Prereq: none

This series has speakers that have combined approaches and disciplines to study biological problems. This includes Computational Biology, Systems Biology, Chemical Biology, and Physics/Biophysics.

Sponsor(s): Biology
Contact: Prof. Iain Cheeseman, WI-401B, 617-324-2503,

Biology at the Interface

Jan/09 Wed 11:00AM-12:00PM Whitehead Auditorium

Reading & Writing Biology -- & Beyond

George Church - Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Biology at the Interface

Jan/14 Mon 11:00AM-12:00PM Whitehead Auditorium

Functional Validation of New Targets in Cancer using Covalent Kinase Inhibitors

Nathanael Gray - Dept Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard

Biology at the Interface

Jan/16 Wed 11:00AM-12:00PM Whitehead Auditorium

Structure and stability of genomes

Job Dekker - Dept Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, UMass Worcester

Biology at the Interface

Jan/28 Mon 11:00AM-12:00PM Whitehead Auditorium

"Anticipating sudden transitions in biological populations: Cooperation, cheating, and collapse"

Jeff Gore - Department of Physics, MIT

Biology at the Interface

Jan/30 Wed 11:00AM-12:00PM Whitehead Auditorium

Timekeeping with a Three-Protein Circadian Clock

Erin O'Shea - HHMI and Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard