MIT Biophysics Seminar Series

 

Fall 2019
Seminars are held on Wednesday's
at 400 Technology Square in the Ragon Institute (1st Floor) **Unless otherwise noted**

Coffee/Tea- 4pm-4:15pm
Talk- 4:15pm-5:15pm
Refreshments- 5:15-5:45pm

 

September 4 -

Professor Thomas Burg, PhD - Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry - Biological Micro & Nanotechnology "Microsystems for Cryomicroscopy"

Hosted by Scott Manalis, Departments of Biological & Mechanical Engineering

 

September 18 -

Professor Olga K. Dudko, PhD - University of California, San Diego - Physics -"On the Border of Order: Chromosomal Organization in Space and Time"

Hosted by Mehran Kardar, Department of Physics

 

September 25 -

Aleksandra Walczak, PhD - Ecole Normale Superieur - Laboratory of Theoretical Physics ENS - "Precision in a Rush: Decision Making in Early Fly Development"

Hosted by Leonid Mirny, Departments of Medical Engineering and Science, and Physics

 

October 9 -

Professor Arpita Upadhyaya, PhD - University of Maryland - Physics, IPST - "Mechanosensing in Immune Cells: The Role of Cytoskeletal Forces and Active Fluctuations"

Hosted by Mark Bathe, Department of Biological Engineering

 

October 16 -

Professor Paul W. Wiseman, PhD - Departments of Chemistry & Physics McGill University - "Mining the Molecular Noise:  Fluorescence Fluctuation Image Analysis of Microscopy and Super-Resolution Microscopy Images Reveals Protein Interactions & Coupled Transport in Living Cells"

Hosted by Gabriela S. Schlau-Cohen, Department of Chemistry

 

October 23 -

Professor Paul Cherukuri, PhD - Rice University - Biosciences and Bioengineering - "Teslaphoresis and the Future of Bioelectronics"

Hosted by Mark Bathe, Department of Biological Engineering

 

October 30 -

Professor Ruedi Aebersold, PhD -  Institute of Molecular Systems Biology ETH Zurich and Faculty of Science, University of Zurich  - Department of Biology - "Mass Spectrometric Exploration of the Proteotype"

Hosted by Gene-Wei Li, Department of Biology

 

November 6-

Professor Nozomi Ando, PhD - Cornell University - Chemistry and Chemical Biology - "Proteins in Motion: Going Beyond Bragg Diffraction"

Hosted by Cathy Drennan, Departments of Chemistry and Biology

 

November 20-

Professor Gevorg Grigoryan, PhD - Dartmouth College - Biology, Chemistry, and Computer Science - "Making sense of protein structure by factorization: applications to design and prediction"

Hosted by Amy E. Keating, Departments of Biology and Biological Engineering

 

December 11-

Professor Sharad Ramanathan, PhD - Harvard University - John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - Applied Physics, Bioengineering, and Material and Mechanical Engineering

Hosted by Nikta Fakhri, Department of Physics

 

Spring 2020
Seminars are held on Wednesday's
at 400 Technology Square in the Ragon Institute (1st Floor) **Unless otherwise noted**

Coffee/Tea- 4pm-4:15pm
Talk- 4:15pm-5:15pm
Refreshments- 5:15-5:45pm

 

January 29-

Professor Doug Barrick, PhD - John Hopkins University - Thomas C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics

Hosted by Amy E. Keating, Departments of Biology and Biological Engineering

 

February 12-

Professor Margaret E. Johnson, PhD - John Hopkins University - Biophysics

Hosted by Nikta Fakhri, Department of Physics

 

March 25 -

Professor Rasi Subramaniam, PhD - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Public Health Sciences and Basic Sciences & University of Washington - Genome Sciences

Hosted by Gene-Wei Li, Department of Biology

 

April 1 -

Professor Mikhail Shapiro, PhD - California Institute of Technology - Chemical Engineering

Hosted by Ankur Jain, Department of Biology

 

April 15 -

Professor Stefano DiTalia, PhD - Duke University School of Medicine-  Cell Biology

Hosted by Adam C. Martin, Department of Biology

 

May 6 -

Professor Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, PhD - Princeton University - Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Hosted by Jörn Dunkel, Department of Physical Applied Mathematics