CTBP Weekly Seminar Series Archive


6/8/2007 - Tom Chou (Department of Biomathematics, UCLA)
"Stochastic Problems of Cells and Biophysicists"

6/1/2007 - Andrej Sali (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research, UCSF)
"Determining the structures of macromolecular assemblies"

5/25/2007 - Kyoung Jin Lee (Korea University, Department of Physics)
Spatiotemporal dynamics of line defects in cardiac tissues and beyond

5/18/2007 - Michael Elowitz (Department of Applied Physics California Institute of Technology)
"Transient differentiation at the single-cell level"

5/11/2007 - Martin Deschênes (Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard, Unité de neurobiologie systémique)
Parallel pathways of vibrissa information processing: a view from the thalamus

5/4/2007 - Ivaylo Ivanov (UCSD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
Global Collective Motions and Barriers to Ion Translocation in Receptors from the Cys-loop Family

4/27/2007 - Jianhua Xing (Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

4/20/2007 - Chao Tang (University of California San Francisco)
"Function and Form (of simple biological circuits)"

4/13/2007 - Tatyana Sharpee (Salk Institute)
"Optimal neural decision boundaries for maximal information transmission"

4/6/2007 - Matthew Cordes (Univ Arizona)
***CANCELED***

4/2/2007 - Fumio Hirata (Dept. of Theoretical Studies, Institute for Moleculear Science, Okazaki National Research Institutes)
Molecular Recognition Realized by the 3D-RISM Theory

3/27/2007 - Shigenori Tanaka (Kobe University, Graduate School of Science and Technology)
Applications of the Fragment Molecular Orbital Method to Biomolecular Systems

3/16/2007 - Adrian Elcock (Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa)
Modeling Diffusion, Association & Folding of Proteins With Structurally-Detailed-Macromolecular Models

3/9/2007 - Peter Arndt (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin)
The Evolutionary Processes that shape the Human Genome

3/2/2007 - Sergio Wong (UCSD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
Conformational selection in silico: Accounting for large loop rearrangements in docking calculations

2/23/2007 - Arieh Ben-Naim (Department of Physical Chemistry, The Hebrw University of Jerusalem and CTBP)
The entropy of mixing and assimilation: An information-theoretical perspective

2/16/2007 - David Bensimon (Paris)
Chromatine remodelling factors

2/9/2007 - Dennis Rapaport (Department of Physics, Bar-llan Universtiy)
Computer simulation of emergent behavior in many-particle systems

2/2/2007 - David Soll (Department of Biology, University of Iowa)
"How Does Candida albicans Maintain a Mating System, But Rarely Have Sex? Incorporate it Into Pathogenesis."

1/26/2007 - Shachi Gosavi (University of California, San Diego)
Slow folding, topological frustration and function: A case study of the beta-trefoil proteins

1/19/2007 - William Bialek (Joseph Henry Laboratories of Physics, Princeton University)
Physics Problems in Early Embryonic Development

1/12/2007 - Patrick P. Dennis, PhD (National Science Foundation)
On the regulation of bacterial growth control

12/13/2006 - Jesus M. Cortes (Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh)
Activity Dependent Mechanisms: Functional Importance in Classical Neural Systems

12/11/2006 - David Soll (Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Iowa)
How Does Candida albicans Maintain a Mating System, But Rarely Have Sex? Incorporate it Into Pathogenesis

12/8/2006 - Alex Evilevitch (Department of Biochemistry, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden)
Internal DNA pressure effect on the phage capsid stability. Evolutionary optimization of phage.

12/4/2006 - Andreas Herz (Humboldt University and Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Germany)
Olfactory dynamics and sensory memory: Hebbian reverberations revisited

12/1/2006 - Aviv Bergman (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Functional and evolutionary inference in gene networks: Does topology matter?

11/17/2006 - Thomas Nowotny (Institute for Nonlinear Science, UCSD)
From olfactory networks to single cell entrainment: What algorithms determine neuronal network function?

11/13/2006 - Alex Ninfa (University of Michigan, Department of Biological Chemistry)
Synthetic Biology: Developing Model Systems for Quantitative Studies of Complex Genetic Regulation

11/9/2006 - Charles F. Stevens (Salk Institute for Biological Studies)
The Scalable Architecture of the Brain and an Underlying Universal Scaling Law

11/3/2006 - Roberto Lins (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics)
Simulating the Sweet Side of Life: from parameter development to bioremediation

10/27/2006 - David Sept (Washington University Department of Biomedical Engineering)
Molecular Mechanism and Allosteric Effects of Microtubule Drugs

10/20/2006 - Gabriel A. Silva (UCSD Department of Bioengineering)
Imaging and mapping the topology of functional neural glial networks

10/13/2006 - Riccardo Baron (CTBP)
Biomolecular simulation: calculation of entropy and free energy, polypeptide and carbopeptoid folding, simplification of the force field for lipid simulations

10/6/2006 - Qiang Cui (University of Wisconsin, Department of Chemistry)
Mechanochemical coupling in "molecular machines" - insights from molecular simulations at multiple scales

9/29/2006 - Ulrich Gerland (University of Cologne/CTBP, Department of Physics)
A physics perspective on nucleosomes and gene regulation