Previous CCSB Seminar Series

Date Speaker, Talk title
4 Jun 2013
Manor Askenazi, Ph.D.
Assistant Investigator, Center of Cancer Systems Biology, GRI
Slice: Scalable Data Sharing for Remote Mass Informatics
Host: Lynn Hlatky
21 May 2013
Michael Levin, Ph.D.
Director, Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology;
Vannevar Bush Professor, Biology Department, Tufts University
Endogenous voltage gradients and cancer as a developmental disorder: patterning cues in the microenvironment that control carcinogenesis
Host: Edward Rietman
16 Apr 2013
Martha L. Bulyk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology,
Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Transcription Factors and DNA Regulatory Elements
Host: Edward Rietman
2 Apr 2013
Hakho Lee, Ph.D.
Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Protein typing of circulating microvesicles allows real-time monitoring of glioblastoma therapy
Host: Nava Almog
19 Feb 2013
Lawrence Weissbach, Ph.D.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
formerly Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital
Do the truncated plasminogen/apolipoprotein(a)-related genes encode angiogenesis inhibitors?
Host: Chris Briggs
14 Feb 2013
Robert H. Austin, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Observations of Accelerated Evolution
Host: Ed Rietman
5 Feb 2013
Olga Kozyreva, M.D.
Attending Physician, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center;
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Irreversible Electroporation: A Drug-Free Treatment for Cancer
Host: Jaspreet Batra
22 Jan 2013
Dorre Grueneberg, Ph.D.
President, Augusta Pharmaceuticals
Development of small molecule inhibitors of the ROS receptor tyrosine kinase for cancer treatment
Host: Chris Briggs
8 Jan 2013
Thomas N. Seyfried, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Boston College
Cancer as a Metabolic Disease
Host: Ed Rietman
18 Dec 2012
Nikolai Slavov, Ph.D.
van Oudenaarden Systems Biology Lab, MIT
Experimentally identified trade-offs of aerobic glycolysis
Host: Irina Kareva
12 Dec 2012
Thierry Colin, Ph.D.
Professor, Université Bordeaux 1; INRIA Futurs, team MC2, France
Image-based simulation of tumor growth: application to metastasis of the lung and the liver. Extension for glioblastomas
Host: Sébastien Benzekry
11 Dec 2012
William Chang, Ph.D. candidate
João Xavier Lab, Computational Biology Department, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology program, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Computational modeling of stromal cell-assisted collective cancer cell migration
Host: Kathleen Wilkie
4 Dec 2012
James Rheinwald, Ph.D.
Department of Dermatology, Brigham & Women's Hospital; Harvard Skin Disease Research Center, Harvard Medical School
EGFR/MAPK signaling hyperactivity, detectable at the single cell level, identifies early precursors of human squamous cell carcinoma
Host: Shiva Kalinga
20 Nov 2012
Michail Sitkovsky, Ph.D.
Director of New England Inflammation and Tissue Protection Institute
Eleanor W. Black Chair and Professor, Immunophysiology and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Northeastern University
Immune system response to hypoxia and immunotherapy
Host: Irina Kareva
6 Nov 2012
Eric J. Chaisson, Ph.D.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophsyics
Energy Rate Density: An Astrophysicist Speculates About a Complexity Metric of Potential Interest to the Medical Community
Host: Ed Rietman
23 Oct 2012
Carl D. Novina, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT
Lost in translation: Ribosomes, microRNAs and cancer
Host: Nava Almog
9 Oct 2012
Hava Siegelmann, Ph.D.
Biologically Inspired Neural and Dynamical Systems (BINDS) Lab
Computer Science Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Dynamic Computational Model for Shrinking Tumors
Host: Nava Almog

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