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Rice University
6500 Main Street, MS-180
Houston, Texas 77030-1400

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Ph.D. Program in Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology
Suite 170 BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC)
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005

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Events


UPCOMING SEMINARS/COLLOGUIA
, WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES        

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
April 18, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm

Dave Thirumalai, University of Texas at Austin
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030


PAST EVENTS

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
April 11, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm

Carlos Bustamante, Stanford School of Medicine
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
April 4, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm

Marija Vucelja, University of Virginia
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 28, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm
Chang Liu, University of California, Irvine
Orthogonal Replication for Rapid Evolution and Synthetic Biology

BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 21, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm
Greg Morrison, University of Houston
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 7, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm

Alex Groisman, University of California, San Diego
Studying Directed Cell Migration with Microfluidic Tools

BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
February 28, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm
Susan Marqusee
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
February 21, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm
Fred MacKintosh
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 29, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Thierry Emonet, Non-genetic Diversity Modulates Population Performance
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 22, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Anna Marie Sokac, Beyond Cell Shape: Actin Exerts Systems-level Control During Morphogenesis
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 15, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Edo Kussell, Bacterial Growth in Fluctuating Environments
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 8, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Steve Pressé, Hydrodynamic Hunters
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 1, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Kirill Korolev, Beyond the Standard Model of Growth: From Chiral Cells to Polymer Networks
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 25, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Dennis Vitkup, Phenotypic and Genome Evolution of Bacteria
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 18, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Sauro Succi, Harvard University, Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Complex States of Flowing Matter
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 4, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Lisa Manning
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 27, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Paul Francois, Immune Recognition, Antagonism and Phenotypic Spandrel
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 20, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Keir Neuman, A Chink in the Armour: Dynamic Structural Defects in Fibrillar Collagen Enable Collagenase Degradation
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 13, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Ashutosh Agrawal
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 6, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Hanna Salman, Protein Fluctuations in Single Cells and Population Variability
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
August 30, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Junji Iwahara, Target DNA Search by Proteins: A Needle-in-a-Haystack Problem?
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
August 23, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Peter G. Vekilov, Metastable Mesoscopic Clusters: A Novel Class of Protein Aggregates
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series

April 26, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Kresimir Josic
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
April 19, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm

Lisa Manning
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
April 12, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
David Lubensky

BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
April 5, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Christina Smolke

BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics & the
Ph.D. Program
in Systems, Synthetic and Physical Biology
Special Seminar Presentation
March 30, 2016, 4pm
Leonidas Bleris, Mammalian Synthetic Biology: From Network Properties to Therapeutic Modalities
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
Room 1069
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 29, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Jen Schwarz
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 22, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Andrew J. Mugler
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 15, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
David Nelson
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
March 8, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Suckjoon Jun
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
February 23, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Ralf Bundschuh
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
February 16, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Chris Myers
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
February 9, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Ilya Levental
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
February 2, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Sunney Xie
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
BIOE Special Colloquium Presentation
January 27, 2016
Aashiq Kachroo, University of Texas at Austin
Saccharomyces sapiens - Humanizing yeast to study disease and evolution
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
Room 280, 4pm
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
January 26, 2016, 12:30-1:30pm
Jianhua Xing
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
December 1, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
Matthew R. Bennett 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 24, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
Laising Yen 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 17, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
Arpita Upadhyaya 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 10, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
Wolfgang Losert 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
November 3, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm

CANCELLED
Angel Garcia 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 27, 2015
, 12:30-1:30pm
Reka Albert 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
  
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 20, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
Alex Morozov 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 13, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
James Hudspeth 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
October 6, 2015, 12:30-1:30pm
Jennifer Ross 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 29, 2015
12:30-1:30pm
Gerard Wong 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 22, 2015
12:30-1:30pm
Arthur Lander
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 15, 2015

12:30-1:30pm
Kandice Tanner 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 8, 2015
12:30-1:30pm
Jan Liphardt   
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
September 1, 2015
Jeremy England 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) Seminar Series
August 25, 2015
Stefan Bekiranov, University of Virginia
Estimating Transcription Factor-Chromatin Dynamics Across the Yeast Genome 
BioScience Research Collaborative Building (BRC)
10th Floor, Room 1060A/B
Rice University
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77030

CANCELLED
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
April 21, 2015
Stefan Bekiranov, University of Virginia
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
April 14, 2015
Ilya Nemenman, Emory University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
April 7, 2015
Jacob Robinson, Rice University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
March 31, 2015
Hana El-Samad, University of California, San Francisco
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
March 24, 2015
Ricardo Azevedo, University of Houston
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
March 17, 2015
Sarah L. Keller, University of Washington
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
March 10, 2015
Erel Levine, Harvard University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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BioSciences-Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vanzant Seminar Series
March 9, 2015
Marc Kirschner, Harvard Medical School
12 - 1 PM, 102 Keck Hall
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
February 24, 2015
Dave Savage, University of California, Berkeley
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
February 17, 2015
Ned Wingreen, Princeton University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
February 10, 2015
Michael T. Laub, MIT
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
CANCELED

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
February 3, 2015
Jlan Liu, National Institute of Health
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
January 27, 2015
Aaron Dinner, The University of Chicago
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Department of Bioengineering Colloquia
January 26, 2015
Bernhard Palsson, University of California, San Diego
4 PM, BRC 280
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
January 22, 2015
Giovanni Bussi, SISSA/ISAS, Italy
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
January 20, 2015
Pamela Silver, Harvard Medical School
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Seminar Series
January 13, 2015
Alan S. Perelson, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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BioSciences-Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vanzant Seminar Series
December 8, 2014
Federica Brandizzi, Professor, Michigan State University
12 - 1 PM, 102 Keck Hall
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

December 2, 2014
Amina A. Qutub, Rice University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

November 25, 2014
KC Huang, Stanford University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Chemistry Seminar
November 19, 2014
Feng Gai, University of Pennsylvania
4 - 5 PM, 180 Dell Butcher Hall
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BIOE Colloquium
November 18, 2014
Michael Savageau, UC Davis
4 - 5 PM, 280 BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 
November 18, 2014
Michael T. Woodside, University of Alberta
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

November 11, 2014
Brian Kuhlman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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BioSciences-Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vanzant Seminar Series
November 10, 2014
Xlling Shen, Assistant Professor, Cornell University
12 - 1 PM, 102 Keck Hall
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24th Keck Annual Research Conference
Quantitative Synthetic Biology
November 7, 2014
BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

November 4, 2014
Gemunu Gunaratne, University of Houston
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

October 28, 2014
John F. Marko, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

October 21, 2014
Leonid Mirny, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

October 16, 2014
Ron Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

October 7, 2014
Aryeh Warmflash
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

September 30, 2014
Juan de Pablo, The University of Chicago
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

September 23, 2014
Douglas B. Weibel, University of Wisconsin - Madison
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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BioSciences-Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vanzant Seminar Series
September 22, 2014
Michelle M. Meyer, Assistant Professor, Boston College
12 - 1 PM, 102 Keck Hall
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

September 16, 2014
Leor S. Weinberger, University of California - San Francisco
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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BioSciences-Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vanzant Seminar Series
September 15, 2014
Jacob Robinson, Assistant Professor, Rice University
12 - 1 PM, 102 Keck Hall
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

September 9, 2014
Dmitrii E. Makarov, UT Austin
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

September 2, 2014
Neal Waxham, Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, UT Medical School at Houston
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series 

August 26, 2014
Joshua W. Shaevitz, Associate Professor, Princeton University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, 1060 A/B BioScience Research Collaborative
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

April 22, 2014
Thomas Yankeelov, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series
April 15, 2014
Jie Xiao Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series
April 8, 2014
Xaq Pitkow, Ph.D., Rice University/Baylor College of Medicine
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

April 1, 2014
T. J. Ha, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
Joint Seminar (Chemistry and CTBP/SSPB)

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

March 25, 2014
Shenshen Wang, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

March 18, 2014
Chenghang Zong, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

March 12, 2014 - Special Seminar
Frank Noe, Ph.D., Head of Computational Molecular Biology Group
2 - 3 PM, BRC 10th Floor, Rm 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 
March 11, 2014
Erez Lieberman Aiden, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 
February 25, 2014
Chin-Lin Guo, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

February 17, 2014 (Monday)
Evolution of Robustness
Kunihiko Kaneko, Ph.D., University of Tokyo
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060 A/B 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 
February 11, 2014
Lani Wu, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

February 4, 2014
Alexandra Jilkine, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
Joint Seminar (Statistics and CTBP/SSPB)
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

January 28, 2014
William Bialek, Ph.D., Princeton University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

January 21, 2014
Vernita Gordon, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 10th Floor
Joint Seminar (Dept. of Physics & Astronomy and CTBP/SSPB)
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring Seminar Series 

January 14, 2014
Arjun Raj, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
BRC 280, 12:10 PM
Sponsored by CTBP/SSPB & BIOE
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CTBS Symposium

December 6-7, 2013
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series
December 3, 2013
Dr. Michael Grabe, Pittsburgh University
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series
November 26, 2013
Dr. Josh Leonard, Northwestern
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B  
 

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series
November 19, 2013
Dr. David Hu, Georgia Tech
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

November 18, 2013
Dr. Ronald Levy, Rutgers University
3-4pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
(see flyer

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

November 12, 2013
Dr. Tim Cooper, University of Houston
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

November 5, 2013
Dr. Mary Dunlop, University of Vermont
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

October 29, 2013
Dr. Igor Aronson, Argonne National Labs
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

October 22, 2013
Dr. Meredith Betterton, University of Colorado
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B

Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

October 15, 2013
Dr. Lingchong You, Duke University
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

October 8, 2013
Dr. Wenying Shou, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

October 1, 2013
Multiscale Modeling in Biology and Medicine
Dr. Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

September 24, 2013
Genetic Variation and the Dynamics of Genome Sequence Evolution in Microbial Populations
Dr. Michael Desai, Harvard University
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

September 17, 2013
Dr. Arup Chakraborty, MIT
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

September 10, 2013
Dr. Michael Diehl, Rice University
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

September 3, 2013
Splitsville: Regulating the Bacterial Cytokinetic Ring
Dr. William Margolin, University of Texas - Houston Medical School
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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The Jeffrey Michel Annual Innovations in Systems Biology Lectureship

August 29, 2013
Dr. Leroy Hood, President, Institute for Systems Biology
1:30-2:30pm, BioScience Research Collaborative Auditorium
(followed by a reception 2:30-3:30pm in the Auditorium Foyer)
More information can be found here.
 
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Fall Seminar Series

August 27, 2013
Customized molecular reporters from regulatory proteins with altered effector specificity
Dr. Patrick Cirino, University of Houston
12:30-1:30pm, BRC, 10th Floor, Room 1060 A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
May 28, 2013
Thomas Gregor, Princeton University
1:00 - 2:00 PM, BRC 1060A/B

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
May 14, 2013
Meredith Betterton, University of Colorado
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
April 30, 2013
Jianpeng Ma, Baylor College of Medicine
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
April 23, 2013
Gabor Balazsi, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
 
The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
April 16, 2013
Jung-Chi Liao, Columbia University
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
 
The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
April 9, 2013
Leonard Sander, University of Michigan
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
April 2, 2013
pH-dependent Transmembrane Peptide Insertion: Mechanism and Uses in Tumor Targeting and Drug Delivery
Donald M. Engelman, Yale University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
March 26, 2013
Jeff Gore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
March 19, 2013
Armindo Salvador, University of Coimbra, Portugal
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
March 12, 2013
Alex Mogilner, University of California Davis
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
March 5, 2013
Genotype to Phenotype? How about Physicochemical to Fitness Instead?
Yousif Shamoo, Rice University
12:30 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
February 19, 2013
Yi Jiang, Georgia State University
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
February 12, 2013
Joao Xavier, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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Department of Bioengineering Seminar
February 7, 2013
James Boedicker, California Institute of Technology
Predicting and Controlling Microbial Activity through Quantitative Theory and Experiments
4 -5 PM, BRC 280

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
February 5, 2013
David Kessler, Bar-llan University, Israel
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B

George R. Brown School of Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
January 31, 2013
Design and Prediction of Proteins that Control Biomineralization
Jeffrey J. Gray, Johns Hopkins University
2:30 PM, Duncan Hall Rm 1064
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Department of Bioengineering Seminar
January 30, 2013
Whole Genome Amplification and Sequencing of Single Human Cells
Chenghang Zong, Harvard University
4-5 PM, BRC 280

The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
January 29, 2013
Prahlad Ram, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B

Department of Bioengineering Seminar
January 28, 2013
Synthetic Approaches to Deciphering Cis-Regulatory Codes
Sriram Kosuri, Wyss Institute, Harvard Medical School
4-5 PM, BRC 280

Keck Seminar
January 25, 2013
Systems Approaches to Understand the Innate Immune Response
Allan Brasier, Director, Institute for Translational Sciences and Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
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The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics Spring 2013 Research Seminar
January 22, 2013
Cellular Navigation: from Amoeba to Cancer
Inbal Hecht, Tel Aviv University, Israel
12:15 - 1:30 PM, BRC 1060A/B
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Vanzant Lecture Series - Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar
Monday, January 7, 2013
Molecular Engineering for Diagnostics Applications
Dr. Andrew Ellington (hosted by Dr. Matt Bennett) 
12pm, Anderson Biological Labortoires 131
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Vanzant Lecture Series - Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar
December 10, 2012
Dr. Herbert Levine, Professor, Rice University
4pm - 5pm, BRC 280

9th Annual (2012) Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium
November 30 & December 1, 2012
The symposium will be held at the BRC at Rice University, and it is open to the public (registration fees will be paid for by the Rice Univ. Dept. of Bioengineering, the Edgar Allen O'Rear Endowment, and Jeffrey Michel Systems Biology Gift). Go here to register.
Event information and detailed program can be found here.

Multicellular Self-Organization Meeting
November 9, 2012
Featuring keynote speaker Roger Kamm, Ph.D., MIT
Click here for more information regarding additional speakers and the tentative schedule, and here to register (must register by 11/5). Additional details can be found in the flyeragenda abstract.
BRC Auditorium

deemventerIn honor of Rice's Centennial Celebration, Dr. J. Craig Venter spoke on October 10, 2012. His talk, From Reading to Writing the Genetic Code, took place at 3pm at Autry Court, Tudor Fieldhouse.
venter talkClick here for more details regarding the event.  (In photo on the left, Dr. Venter visits with host, Dr. Michael Deem, SSPB Director.)

Collaborative Workshops for Investigators in Biosciences, Bioengineering & Computational Sciences
October 19, 2012
Action at the Junction: Dynamic Cell-Cell Interactions Shape the Vascular Network in the Zebrafish Embryo
Dr. Heinz Georg-Belting, University of Basel, Switzerland
11:30am - 12:30pm, BRC 280, Rice University
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22nd Keck Annual Research Conference
October 19, 2012
7:30am - 8pm, BRC Auditorium, Rice University
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Centennial Lecturers
October 10, 2012
Dr. J. Craig Venter
From Reading to Writing the Genetic Code
3pm - 4:15pm, Autry Court, Tudor Fieldhouse, Rice University.
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Gulf Coast Consortia - Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience Training
October 5, 2012
Lauren Becnel, Ph.D., Co-Director, Biostatistics and Informatics, Baylor College of Medicine
4pm, BRC Auditorium, Rice University

Bioengineering Seminar
October 2, 2012
Elebeoba E. May, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston
Computational Systems Biology and the Dynamics of Pathogenesis
4pm -5pm, BRC 280, Rice University
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Keck Seminar
September 28, 2012
Jonathan Silberg, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Rice University
Transposase-Mediated Protein Mutagenesis: Libraries for Fundamental and Applied Research
4pm, BRC 280, Rice University
(casual networking, pizza & refreshments - click here for more details)

Gulf Coast Consortia - Distinguished Speaker
September 27, 2012
Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Children's Medical Center Research Institute, UT Southwestern Medical Center
The Regulation of Stem Cell Self-Renewal
12 noon, Onstead Auditorium, Basic Science Research Building, 3rd Floor, 6767 Bertner, Baylor College of Medicine
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Bioengineering Seminar
September 25, 2012
Ilya Levental, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, UT Health Medical School, Univeristy of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The Structure and Function of the Mammalian Plasma Membrane
4pm - 5pm, BRC 280, Rice University
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International Conference on Stochastic Processes in Systems Biology, Genetics and Evolution
August 22-25, 2012
BRC, Rice University
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Rice University Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Computer Science, Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology present Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden, Harvard
Zooming Out:  New Tools for Probing the Human Genome and the Historical Record
Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
2pm, Herzstein 210, Rice University
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