Spatial Biology Seminar Series

The Section of Computational Biomedicine will be holding a Spatial Biology Seminar Series beginning in October and continuing on until June 2024. Join us on Tuesdays, from 4-5 p.m. on Zoom, every month.  


CBM Spatial Biology Seminar Series 

Meeting ID: 914 6207 3561
Passcode: 546512 


Please e-mail Erin Kane ( to be added to the calendar invite.


Spatial Biology Seminar Series Schedule 

December 5th, 2023, “Constructing Tissue Atlas of the Microbe-Host Interface with MERFISH”

Speaker: Jeffrey Moffitt, PhD

Assistant Professor, Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital and Department of Microbiology, Harvard Medical School.


February 6th, 2024

Speaker: Anna Tseng

PhD Candidate, Department of Virology, Immunology & Microbiology, Chobanian and Avedisian BU School of Medicine.


March 5th, 2024

Speaker: Ellis Patrick

Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Sydney; Faculty, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research; Cluster Lead of Bioinformatics, Sydney Precision Data Science Centre.


April 2nd, 2024

Speaker: Arvind Rao

Associate Professor, Biostatistics, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, and Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan School of Public Health.


May 7th, 2024 

Speaker: Guo-Cheng Yao

Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


June 4th, 2024 

Speaker: Ajit Johnson Nirmal

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Past Seminars

October 3rd, 2023

Speaker: Rushin Gindra

PhD Candidate, Experimental Medicine, Technical University of Munich.


November 7th, 2023, “nnSVG for the identification of spatially variable genes and unsupervised analyses of spatial transcriptomics data”

Speaker: Lukas Weber

Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health.

Link to Seminar:

November 14th, 2023, “All optical genetic screens of intra cellular and inter cellular transcriptional circuits with Perturb-FISH.”

Speaker: Loic Binan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Klarman Cell Observatory, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

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