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 

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


September 10, 2024

Speaker: Arvind Rao

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

Past Seminars

March 5th, 2024

Viewing snapshots of the cellular landscape of diseased tissue through the lens of a statistician

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.

Watch seminar recording here

February 6th, 2024

Speaker: Anna Tseng

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

Watch seminar recording here

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.

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.

Watch seminar recording here

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.

Watch seminar recording here

October 3rd, 2023

Speaker: Rushin Gindra

PhD Candidate, Experimental Medicine, Technical University of Munich.