MIT Biophysics Seminar Series

SPRING 2018
Seminars are held on Wednesdays
at 4:15pm in 32-144
(refreshments at 4pm)

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
February 14

Tania Konry
Northeastern University

Dynamic analysis of human natural Killer cell response at single-cell resolution in B-cell non-hodgkin lymphoma Paul Blainey
Biological Engineering
February 28

Michael Murrell
Yale University

From Active Liquid Crystals to De-wetting Liquid Droplets Mark Bathe
Biological Engineering
March 14

Yoav Soen
Weizmann Institute of Science

Individual-specific adaptation by 'kinetic selection' of contrained variation Jeff Gore
Physics
March 21

Anna Sokac
Baylor College of Medicine

Actin in morphogenesis: Managing membrane economies, kinetics and robustness Adam Martin
Biology
April 4

Taekjip Ha
Johns Hopkins University

Superenzyme engineering and biotechnological applications Gabriela S.-C.
Chemistry
April 11

Ben Machta
Princeton University

Membrane criticality in ion channel function

 

Jeremy England
Physics
April 25

Dennis Discher
University of Pennsylvania

Matrix Mechanosensing: From scaling concepts in 'Omics to mechanisms in the nucleus and tumor heterogeneity

Ming Guo
Mechanical Engineering
May 2

Stirling Churchman
Harvard Medical School

From the nucleus to the mitochondria: Gene expression regulation at high resolution Gene-wei Li
Biology
May 9

Joshua Shaevitz
Princeton University

Self-driven phase transitions in living matter

Nikta Fakhri
Physics
May 16

Yijun Ruan
The Jackson Laboratories

3D Genome Organization & Transcription Regulation

Bin Zhang
Chemistry