Seminars

2017-2018 CBM Seminar Series

Evans Building (E), 6th Floor Evans Conference Room (E-605)
72 East Concord Street
Tuesdays
3:00-4:30 PM
*unless otherwise noted
Updated 11/21/2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
“Targeting transcriptional regulation in Small Cell Lung Cancer”
Invited Speaker: Camilla L. Christensen, Ph.D., Instructor, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
“Transcriptomic changes in the airway associated with diesel engine exhaust exposure”
Eduard Drizik, Computational Analyst, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine
“Sample size optimization and power calculations in scRNA-seq experiments”
Tyler Faits, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Evan Johnson, Computational Biomedicine

Friday, October 20, 2017
“Gene regulatory networks and polygenic risk of breast cancer”
Invited Speaker: Professor Sir Bruce Ponder, MD, PhD, FRCP, FMedSci, FRS; Emeritus Director, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute; Emeritus Professor of Oncology, University of Cambridge

Friday, October 27, 2017
“Application and evidence for comprehensive liquid biopsy testing in advanced solid tumor cancer”
Invited Speaker: Richard Lanman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Guardant Health, Inc.

*Tuesday, November 14, 2017 *12:00-1:00 p.m.
“p62 and miR-21 promote tumorigenesis in mTORC1 hyperactivated cells by maintaining mitochondrial homeostasis”
Invited Speaker: Hilaire Lam, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Elizabeth P. Henske, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
“TBA”
Grant Duclos, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Program in Molecular and Translational Medicine, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine
“In-vitro gene expression profiling of chemical perturbations to predict long-term carcinogenicity”
Amy Li, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Stefano Monti, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Eric Reed, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Stefano Monti, Computational Biomedicine
Ke Xu, M.D./Ph.D. Candidate, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Xingyi Shi, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine
Jiarui Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Beth Becker, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Lab of Katrina Steiling
Yuqing Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Evan Johnson, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Invited Speaker: Matthew D. Wilkerson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and GeneticsBioinformatics Director, The American Genome Center, Collaborative Health Initiative Research Program (CHIRP), HJF Member, Murtha Cancer Center, Uniformed Services University

*Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Julian Lel, M.D., Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellow, BMC, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine
Zhe Wang, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Joshua Campbell, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Sean Corbett, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine
Ethel Nankya, Ph.D. Candidate, Lab of Evan Johnson, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
David Jenkins, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Evan Johnson, Computational Biomedicine
Sarah Mazzilli, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, Lab of Avrum Spira and Marc Lenburg, Computational Biomedicine

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Yusuke Koga, Computational Analyst, Lab of Joshua Campbell, Computational Biomedicine
Yue (Jason) Zhao, Ph.D. Candidate, Bioinformatics Program, Lab of Evan Johnson, Computational Biomedicine