MIT Biophysics Seminar Series

Fall 2018
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 12

Prof. Srividya Iyer-Biswas                  

(Purdue University)

Emergent laws governing stochastic single-cell dynamics

Prof. Jeff Gore


September 19

Prof. Otger Campas

(University of California- Santa Barbara)

Shaping tissues through controlled fluid-to-solid transitions

Prof. Nikta Fakhri


October 31

Prof. Jeffrey Moffitt    

(Harvard Medical School)

Mapping the brain with spatially resolved, single-cell transcriptomics

Prof. Jeff Gore


November 7

  Dr. Herbert Levine                

(Rice University)

Thinking about the cancer-immune interaction

Prof. Leonid Mirny

(Medical Engineer and Sciences)

November 7


Dr. Uri Alon     

(Weizmann Institute)

Senescent Cells and the Dynamics of Aging

Prof. Gene-Wei Li


November 14

Prof. Suri Vaikuntanathan 

(University of Chicago)

Organization and self-assembly far from equilibrium: Dissipation induced transitions in membranes and materials

Prof. Nikta Fakhri


November 28


Prof. Dan Needleman

(Harvard University)

Biophysics and Quantitative Genetic of Cell Division

Prof. Nikta Fakhri


December 5

Prof. Chase Broedersz

(Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich)

Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics of Confined Cell Migration

Prof. Ming Guo

(Mechanical Engineering)