University of Dundee

Computational Biology Seminar Series

Computational Biology Seminar Series 2017

DATE, TIME & VENUE
SPEAKER
TITLE
 
Friday 3rd March 2017
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Chris Ponting
University of Edinburgh 
"Decoding disease variation in the non-coding genome"
 
Thursday 23rd March 2017
1pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Francois Graner
MSC, University Paris
"From cell dynamics to epithelial tissue patterning: movements and forces during fly metamorphosis"
Friday 31st March 2017
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Guido Sanguinetti
University of Edinburgh

"Using machine learning to address challenges in high-throughput biology"

Friday 21st April 2017
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Mark Sansom
University of Oxford
 
Friday 12th May 2016
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Raluca Eftimie
University of Dundee
 
Friday 9th June 2017
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Phillip Stansfeld
University of Oxford
 

Computational Biology Seminar Series 2016

Date, time & venue
Speaker
Title
 
Monday 18th January 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Andre Brown
Imperial College London 
"Syntax in C. elegans locomotion"
 
Monday 1st February 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Peter Bond
Bioinformatics Institute, A*STAR Singapore
"Insights into the Immunological Recognition of Lipids"
 
Monday 15th February 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Richard Smith-Unna
University of Cambridge
"Getting the most out of RNA-seq data"
 
Monday 22nd February 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Tyler Reddy
University of Oxford
"Veni, Vidi, Voronoi: Attacking Viruses With Spherical Voronoi Diagrams"
 
Monday 29th February 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Rhoda J Hawkins
University of Sheffield
"Modelling active droplets and cell motility"
 
Monday 7th March 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Jennifer Schwarz
Syracuse University, New York
"Interplay between morphology and mechanics in biological systems: From cerebral cortex folding to endocytosis in yeast to mechanical regulation of transcription"
 
Monday 21st March 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Ewa Paluch
University College London
"Cell morphogenesis across scales: from molecular processes to cell-scale behaviours"
 
Tuesday 22nd March 2016
1 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Kevin Chalut
University of Cambridge
"Mechanical signalling in pluripotency"
 
Monday 18th April 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Milos Knezevic
University of Oxford
"Pore emptying transition during nucleation in hydrophobic nanopores"
 
Monday 25th April 2016
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dirk Gillespie
Rush University, Chicago
"Local Control of Intracellular Calcium Release in Cardiac Muscle"
 
Monday 16th May 2016
2 pm
WTB Seminar Rooms
Professor Rob Coalson
University of Pittsburgh, USA
"A Simple Polymer Brush Model of the Nuclear Pore Complex"
 
Friday 7th October 2016 
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Ben F Luisi
University of Cambridge
"Assembly and operation of bacterial multidrug efflux pumps"
 
Thursday 3rd November 2016
10am
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Gunnar Schroeder
Forschungszentrum, Jülich
 
"Protein Structure and Dynamics from Single-particle Cryo-EM Data"
 
Friday 11th November 2016
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Shiladitya Banerjee
University College London
"Design and mechanics of contractile actin networks, bundles and droplets"
 
Friday 18th November 2016
11am
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Francois Nedelec
EMBL, Heidelberg
"Two Examples of Cytoskeletal Mechanics"
 
Wednesday 23rd November 2016
4pm
Murray Seminar Room
Dr Paddy Brock
University of Glasgow
"The epidemiology of zoonotic malaria (Plasmodium knowlesi) in South East Asia"
 
Friday 25th November 2016
12pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Chandra Verma
Bioinformatics Institute A* Singapore
"Design of novel peptidic reagents/therapeutics"
 
Thursday 1st December 2016
3pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor David T. Jones
Francis Crick Institute & UCL
"Predicting Protein Structure and Protein-Protein Interactions using Amino Acid Coevolution and Machine Learning"  
       

Computational Biology Seminar Series 2015

Date, time & venue Speaker Title
Monday 12th January 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Rosalind Allen
University of Edinburgh  
"How does bacterial growth state affect the efficacy of antibiotic treatment?"

Monday 30th March 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre 

Dr John Mitchell
University of St Andrews
"Quantum Chemical and Machine Learning Calculations of the Intrinsic Aqueous Solubility of Druglike Molecules"
Monday 18th May 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Daniel Seeliger
Boehringer Ingelheim
"Emerging technologies in computational drug discovery and optimization"
Monday 15th June 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Vasa Curcin
King's College London
"Using data provenance to embed reproducibility in the research process"
Monday 22nd June 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Edina Rosta
King's College London
"Asymmetric activation of RAF Kinase Dimers"
Monday 29th June 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Michelle Scott
University of Sherbrooke, Canada
"The expanding landscape of snoRNAs: a tale of deep-sequencing"
Tuesday 15th September 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Yaouen Fily
Brandeis University, Massachusetts
"Migrating in a Curved Environment"
Thursday 1st October 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Amit Das
NCBS, Bangalore
"Phase segregation of passive molecules in an active fluid: Implication for molecular segregation at the cell surface"
Monday 19th October 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Ben Leimkuhler
University of Edinburgh
"Enhanced sampling of molecular systems using extended dynamics"
Wednesday 21st October 2015
10 am
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Rob Finn
EBI, Cambridge
"Navigating the protein universe in real time"
Monday 16th November 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Guillaume Salbreux
Crick Institute, London
"Physics of tissue morphogenesis"
Monday 14th December 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Antreas Kalli
University of Oxford
Membrane proteins and their interactions: Insights from multi-scale molecular dynamics simulations
Monday 21st December 2015
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Simon Hubbard
University of Manchester
"Quantitative approaches to understanding translational control in yeast"

Computational & Systems Biology Seminar Series 2014

Date, time & venue Speaker Title
Monday 28th April 2014
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Silke Henkes
University of Aberdeen   
"Active matter at high density"
Monday 30th June 2014
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Argyris Politis
University of Ulster
A hybrid strategy for structure deteremination of large protein complexes
Monday 28th July 2014
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Reiko Tanaka
Imperial College London
Roles of balanced positive and negative feedbacks in inflammatory and infectious diseases
Monday 10th November 2014
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre

Dr Yanlan Mao
University College London

"Getting in Shape: in vivo and in silico studies of tissue mechanics in growth control"
Monday 17th November 2014
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Teuta Pilizota
University of Edinburgh
"Origins of bacterial growth rate changes at high external osmolarities"

 

Computational & Systems Biology Seminar Series 2013

Date, time & venue Speaker Title
Monday 11th March 2013
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Vincent Danos
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh
"Energy as Syntax"
Monday 24th June 2013
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Julian Gough
Depart. of Computer Science
University of Bristol
"Predicting the functional outcomes of genomic variation"
Monday 29th July 2013
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Anton Enright
EMBL
Cambridge
"Understanding the roles of regulatory RNAs (micro, piwi and Inc) through computation and experiment"
Monday 26th August 2013
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Sarah Teichmann
EMBL
Cambridge
"From protein interactions to gene expression distributions"
Monday 30th September 13
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Dr Johannes Soeding
Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
“New methods for protein sequence searching, structure and function prediction”
Monday 28th October 2013
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Martin Vingron
Max Planck Institute
Germany
Computational approaches in epigenetic regulation
Monday 25th November 2013
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Rob Russell
University of Heidelberg
“Analysis and prediction of how protein modifications and mutations impact on the interactome"
     

Systems Biology Seminar Series 2012

Date, time & venue Speaker Title
Monday 30th January 2012
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Martin Howard
Depart. of Computational and Systems Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich
"Dissecting quantitative epigenetic silencing through mathematical modelling and experiments"
Monday 26th March 2012
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Benjamin Simons
St John’s College, Cambridge
"Strategies of stem cell fate in adult tissues"
Monday 30th April 2012
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Hans Meinhardt
Max Plank Institute, Tubingen
"Models of biological pattern formation: from elementary steps to the generation of the primary body axes"
Monday 28th May 2012
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Bela Novak
Centre for Integrative Systems Biology, Depart. of Biochemistry, Oxford University
"Systems-level feedbacks in cell cycle controls"
Monday 29th October 2012
2 pm
Small Lecture Theatre
Professor Frank Jülicher
Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
"Dynamic organization of epithelia"