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BC2 - Basel Computational Biology Seminar Series - Fall Semester 2019

The lectures take place at Klingelberstr. 61 (vis-à-vis Pharmazentrum), in the lounge on level E13, and start at 16:00h, unless noted otherwise.

Please check below schedule for upcoming lectures. The schedule will be updated regularly.


16.09.2019 | Timothy Vaughan, ETH Zürich 

Timothy Vaughan
Computational Evolution
Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zürich
Basel, Schweiz

Trees and Beyond! Adventures in Bayesian Phylodynamics  

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 16:00h
Room:  Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Pierre Barrat-Charlaix


23.09.2019  | Anne-Florence Bitbol, Sorbonne Université

Anne-Florence Bitbol
Laboratoire Jean Perrin, Sorbonne Université
Paris, France

Inferring interaction partners and evolutionary constraints from protein sequences   

Date: Monday, September 23, 2019 
Time: 16:00h
Room:  Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Pierre Barrat-Charlaix


30.09.19 | Sven van Teeffelen, Institut Pasteur

Sven van Teeffelen
Laboratory of Microbial Morphogenesis and Growth, Institut Pasteur
Paris, France

Control of cell volume in rod-shaped bacteria 
download abstract

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Time: 16:00h
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Dany Chauvin 


14.10.19 | Jose Vilar, University of the Basque Country

Jose Vilar
Biofisika Institute,  University of the Basque Country
Bilbao, Spain

Inference and prediction in biological systems at the molecular, cellular, and cell-population levels
download abstract

Date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Time: 16:00h
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Dany Chauvin    


21.10.19 | Volker Busskamp, TU Dresden

Volker Busskamp
Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden, TU Dresden
Dresden, Germany

Revealing regulatory networks mediating human in vitro neurogenesis

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 
Time: 16:00h 
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Chandraday Prodhan   


28.10.19 | Christophe Dessimoz, Uni Lausanne

Christophe Dessimoz
Computational Evolutionary Biology and Genomics
Department of computational biology, University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

title tba


Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Time: 16:00h
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Meric Ataman    


04.11.19 | Martin Weigt , Sorbonne Université 

Martin Weigt
Laboratory of Computational and Quantitative Biology
Sorbonne Université
Paris, France 

Protein sequence landscapes : from data-driven inference to evolution guided protein design

Date: Monday, November 4,  2019
Time: 16:00h
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Pierre Barrat-Charlaix    


11.11.19 | Bin Tian,  Rutgers University 

Bin Tian
Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics 
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Newark, NJ, USA

tba

Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Time: 16:00h 
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Meric Ataman    


 18.11.19 | Collin Ewald, ETH Zürich

Collin Ewald
Department of Health Sciences and Technology
ETH Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland

tba

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 
Time: 16:00h 
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Meric Ataman    


25.11.19 | Fabian Theis, TU München

Fabian Theis
Mathematische Modellierung biologischer Systeme 
Technische Universität München
Munich, Germany

tba

Date: Monday, November 25, 2019 
Time: 16:00h 
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Meric Ataman    


09.12.19 | Matthieu Wyart, EPFL

Matthieu Wyart
Physics of Complex Systems Laboratory, Institute of Physics, EPFL
Lausanne, Switzerland

title tba

Date: Monday, December 9, 2019
Time: 16:00h 
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Pierre Barrat-Charlaix    


16.12.19 | Sebastian Hörsch, NIBR 

Sebastian Hörsch
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Basel, Switzerland

tba

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019 
Time: 16:00h
Room: Lounge, level E13, Klingelbergstr. 61 (vis-a-vis Pharmazentrum)
Contact: Meric Ataman    


 

 

This lecture series is part of the graduate teaching program. If you would like to obtain credit points, please sign up for "22830-01 Current research in Bioinformatics I" (fall semester) or "21563-01 Current research in Bioinformatics II" (spring semester). During the first lecture you will be informed on how credit points can be obtained.