Seminars

QLS has joined efforts with the Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM) to offer weekly interdisciplinary seminars. Seminars featured by QLS are indicated in bold.

All seminars are held in the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, room 908.

Fall 2017 Speaker Topic

07-Sep

Dr. Celia Greenwood (McGill University)

Mendelian randomization in the presence of pleiotropy.

14-Sep

Dr. Yoram Vodovotz (University of Pittsburgh)

Integrating Data-Driven and Mechanistic Computational Models of Inflammation: A Roadmap for Translational Systems Biology.

21-Sep

Dr. Stephanie Weber (McGill University)

Assembly and function of membraneless organelles.

28-Sep

Dr. David Rocke (University of California, Davis) 

Excess False Positives in Negative-Binomial Based Analysis of Data from RNA-Seq Experiments.

05-Oct

Dr. Alex Mogilner (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University)

Theoretical and experimental analyses of cell motility initiation and turning

12-Oct

Dr. Dirk Bucher (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Neuromodulation shapes motor output at all levels of neural processing

19-Oct

Dr. Guillaume Bourque (McGill University)

Scalable methods for genomic and epigenomic data analyses

26-Oct

Dr. Leon Glass (McGill University)

Tipping points, critical transitions, and bifurcations: Can we predict the future?

02-Nov

Dr. Sivabal Sivaloganathan (University of Waterloo)

The Mathematical & Computational Modelling of some Problems in Clinical Medicine

09-Nov

Dr. Gregor Fussmann (McGill University)

Adaptive and non-adaptive dynamics

16-Nov

Dr. Adam Hendricks (McGill University)

Microtubule associated proteins and bundling direct intracellular trafficking 

23-Nov

Dr. Michael Guevara (McGill University)

Regularity of beating of small clusters of embryonic chick ventricular cardiomyocytes: experiment and stochastic model

30-Nov

Dr. Fahima Nekka (University of Montreal)

Mathematical Challenges in the Pharmacokinetics of Biologics: Review, Contributions and Perspectives

07-Dec

Dr. Lydia Bourouiba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Transmission: from experiments to modeling

14-Dec

Dr. Patrick Boyle (Johns Hopkins University)

New Frontiers in Cardiac Arrhythmia Research: The Emergent Power of Computational Modelling

 

QLS would like to thank Dr. Anmar Khadra for his help with organizing the seminars.