CMPH/Biomathematics Seminars

2021

  6 July  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/133445/ Abhyudai Singh University of Delaware
  8 June  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/133450/ Ariel Amir Harvard University
  25 May  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/132758/ Nathan Skene Imperial College London
Optimal checkpoint strategies balancing risk and speed  11 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/132760/ Sahand Rahi École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Cell cycle gene regulation dynamics revealed by RNA velocity and deep-learning 27 Apr https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/132766/ Andrea Riba  Université de Strasbourg
Phase separation in active systems 23 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/132056/ Cesare Nardini CEA Saclay, Paris
Frequency Spectra and the Colour of Cellular Noise  09 Mar  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/130554/ Ankit Gupta  ETH Zurich
Effects of cell cycle variability on stochastic gene expression 09 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/129738/ Ruben Perez-Carrasco Imperial College London

2020

Mathematical models of diversity in bacterial pathogens 15 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/127593/ Leonid Chindelevitch Imperial College London
Statistics for Phylogenetic Trees with Tropical Geometry 17 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/126417/ Anthea Monod Imperial College London
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Structure and region-specific function predictions of microbial proteins for microbiome research 27 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/116158/ Vladimir Gligorijevic, Tomasz Kosciolek, Richard Bonneau Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation & New York University,  MaƂopolska Centre of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
Revisiting T cell antigen discrimination 11 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/95941/ Omer Dushek  University of Oxford
(Re)Thinking growth of cell populations from a single-cell perspective 21 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/95942/ Frank Bruggeman VU University Amsterdam,

2019

Dynamic Network Models: from community detection to link prediction 03 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/96129/ Paulo Barucca  UCL
Modelling Contagion Processes on Complex Networks 22 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/96552/ Nicola Perra University of Greenwich Business School
Using single-cell RNA-sequencing to provide insight into cell fate 04 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97114/ John Marioni  Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute & CRUK Cambridge Institute
Responses to auxin signals: an operating principle for dynamical sensitivity yet high resilience 14 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97119/ Olivier Martin  GQE-Le Moulon, INRA, Université Paris-Sud & CNRS, AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay
Understanding the robustness of morphogenesis using stochastic mechanical models of tissue growth 12 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97650/ Arezki Boudaoud  École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Maps, Minds and Maths 26 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97605/ Petra Vertes  University of Cambridge
Quantitative regulation of the dynamic steady state of actin networks 29 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97546/ Angelika Manhart Imperial College London
Large Scale Machine Learning Methods for Predicting Protein Functions 10 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97585/ Vladimir Gligorijevic and Richard A Bonneau   Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation & New York University

2018

Scalable Inference for Statistical Models of Ranking Data 18 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97714/ Milan Vojnovic  London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Mathematical modeling of blood vessel development 11 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97706/ Roland Merks Universiteit Leiden
Core-periphery pairs in networks: algorithms and rationales 20 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97793/ Naoki Masuda University of Bristol
Rhythms for Life: GnRH pulse generation and frequency decoding – a mathematical perspective 06 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/97905/ Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova  University of Exeter
Modeling epigenetically-driven drug resistance in cancer 16 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98023/  Jasmine Foo  University of Minnesota
Comparing models with data using computational algebra 03 Jul https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98369/ Heather Harrington University of Oxford
Energy Landscapes: from molecules and nanodevices to machine learning 26 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98479/ David J. Wales  University of Cambridge
Collective dynamics of cell migration and cell rearrangements 02 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98481/ Alexandre Kabla University of Cambridge
Social network interventions to improve targeting for neglected tropical diseases 29 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98582/ Goylette Chami University of Cambridge
Regulation of metabolism: dynamics and optimality 22 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98583/ Bas Teusink VU University Amsterdam  
Community structure in complex networks 15 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98584/ Santo Fortunato Indiana University
Predictor Variable Prioritization in Nonlinear Models: A Genetic Association Case Study 08 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98586/ Seth Flaxman Imperial College London
The role of metabolomics in precision medicine: uncovering biomarkers and novel targets 01 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98618/ Elizabeth O’Day Olaris Therapeutics, Boston
Bayesian modelling of temporal bipartite networks using a latent space approach with applications to interlocking directorates in Irish companies 24 Apr https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98659/ Nial Friel University College Dublin
Critical regimes driven by recurrent mobility patterns of reaction–diffusion processes in networks 27 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98574/ Alex Arenas Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona
Perturbation and Control of Human Brain Network Dynamics 20 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/98834/ Danielle Bassett University of Pennsylvania
Deep learning in medical imaging 13 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99155/ Ben Glocker Imperial College London
Statistics of the number of internal equilibria: Evolutionary Game Theory meets Random Polynomial Theory 06 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99158/ Hong Duong Imperial College London
Multiscale (sub)optimal control of collective behaviour phenomena 30 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99160/ Dante Kalise Imperial College London
Fitness response relation of a growing population: large deviation theory and semi-Markov processes 23 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99162/ Yuki Sughiyama  University of Tokyo

2017

Learning from the uncertain: modelling and forecasting of infectious disease outbreaks 12 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99877/ Sebastian Funk London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Intrinsic noise profoundly alters the dynamics and steady state of morphogen-controlled bistable genetic switches 05 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99878/ Ruben Perez-Carrasco  UCL
The hierarchical landscape of industries in the UK 28 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99879/ Elsa Arcaute UCL
Computational methods for comparisons of single-cell RNA-seq data 21 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99880/ Martin Hemberg Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge
Revealing symmetries in complex networks. Self-similarity and scale-invariance 14 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99881/ Marian Boguna Universitat de Barcelona
Spectral techniques for network learning 10 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99500/ Michael Schaub MIT
The Brain’s Canonical Computational Motifs: A Multi-Scale Model of Brain Function 07 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99882/ Federico Turkheimer King's College London
Global resource allocation and growth transitions in bacteria 31 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99883/ Ulrich Gerland Technical University of Munich
Hybrid frameworks for modelling reaction-diffusion processes 24 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99884/ Kit Yates University of Bath
Evolution in heterogeneous and random environments 17 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99885/ Kamran Kaveh Harvard University
Simplicial complexes and emergent network geometry 10 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/99886/ Ginestra Bianconi Queen Mary University
Quantitative approaches to epithelial morphogenesis 20 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100415/ Ruth Baker University of Oxford
The dynamics of natural selection 13 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100416/ Michael Bentley  University of Leeds
An entropy network approach for omics data integration 06 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100417/ Korbinian Strimmer Imperial College London
Toward a theory of stem cell differentiation 30 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100418/ Patrick Stumpf  University of Southampton
AFM indentation tests revealed a poroelastic cytoplasm rheology 23 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100419/ Emad Moeendarbary UCL
Frequency doubling in the cyanobacterial circadian clock 16 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100420/ Bruno Martins  University of Cambridge
The Bacterial Sequential Markov Coalescent 02 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100421/ Nicola de Maio University of Oxford
Evolutionary strategies to combat antibiotic resistance 28 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/100560/ Michael Baym Harvard University
Modelling the self-assembly of DNA in nanotechnology and biology 21 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101129/ Ard Louis  University of Oxford
Strength in numbers: how demographic noise can reverse the direction of selection 14 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101130/ Tim Rogers  University of Bath
A phylodynamic trip through the tree of life 07 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101131/ Tanja Stadler  ETH Zurich
Bacterial functional interaction networks in natural environments 28 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101132/ Thomas Bell Imperial College London
How do brief stochastic events lead to heritable phenotypic variation?  21 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101133/ Lucas Carey  Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Leaking information in polar transport systems: how plants avoid traffic 14 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101134/ Veronica Grieneisen John Innes Centre 
From gene networks to behaviours 31 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101135/ Filippo Menolascina  University of Edinburgh
Impact of Growth and Cell Size on Fission Yeast Gene Expression 24 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101142/ Samuel Marguerat  MRC London Institute for Medical Sciences, MRC-LMS
Dissecting the mechanistic basis of cell size control in fission yeast 17 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101143/ Martin Howard John Innes Centre 

2016

Information processing and noise in recurrent biological networks 13 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101709/ Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo  Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Stochastic activation of a DNA damage response causes cell-to-cell mutation 06 Dec https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101710/ Stephan Uphoff  University of Oxford
Coherent heterogeneity – making sense out of single cell profiling data 29 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101711/ Fabian Theis  Technical University Munich
Laboratory Practise & Mathematical Theory of Antibiotic Resistance 22 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101712/ Robert Beardmore  University of Exeter
RNAs mutually influence their fluctuations in a microRNA-dependent manner 17 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101713/ Carla Bosia  University of Turin
Systems level understanding of cell size and cell polarity regulation 08 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101714/ Attila Csikász-Nagy  King's College London  
Molecular circuits for dynamic noise filtering 01 Nov https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101715/ Christoph Zechner ETH Zurich
Disentangling cell fate transition in biological bistable feedback systems 25 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101716/ Chieh Hsu  University of Kent
Mathematical tales of a sperm tail 19 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101717/ Hermes Gadelha  University of York
  04 Oct https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101718/ David Schnoerr  The University of Edinburgh
New methods for learning network models underlying Immune-microbiome interactions 22 Aug https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/101865/ Richard Bonneau New York University
Absolute robustness in deterministic and stochastic chemical reaction networks 22 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102246/ German Enciso University of California, Irvine
Stochastic modelling of somatic cell reprogramming 21 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102097/ Tomas Alarcon Centre de Recerca Matematica and ICREA, Barcelona
Plant Microbe Interactions and Maths 14 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102150/ Dan Maclean The Sainsbury Laboratory
Getting Things Right in a Noisy Milieu: Stochastic Models of Cell Cycle Dynamics in Yeast & Bacteria 07 Jun https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102188/ John J. Tyson Virginia Tech
Entrainment dominates the interaction of microalgae with micron-sized objects 31 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102242/ Marco Polin Warwick University
Stochastic Reaction-Diffusion Methods for Modeling Cellular Processes 24 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102268/ Samuel Isaacson Boston University
Algebra and tensors give interpretable groups for crosstalk mechanisms in breast cancer 17 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102301/ Anna Seigal University of California, Berkeley
Temporal control of cell division: switches, refractory periods and feedback control 10 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102558/ Silvia Santos Crick Institute
Topological Computer Vision 03 May https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102373/ Vitaliy Kurtin Durham University & Microsoft Research
Distributions for stochastically modelled biochemical reaction systems 26 Apr https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102374/ David Anderson University of Wisconsin-Madison
Models for antibiotic action and the evolution of antibiotic resistance 22 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102540/ Rosalind Allen The University of Edinburgh
Inference of individual ancestry and natural selection using genomic and spatial data 8 Mar https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102624/ Olivier Francois  Universite Grenoble Alpes
Evolution driven by environmental heterogeneity 23 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102680/ Rutger Hermsen Universiteit Utrecht
Modelling 3D chromatin organisation in mammalian genomes 16 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102717/ Davide Marenduzzo The University of Edinburgh
Real time control of gene expression in living cells: from yeast to mammals 9 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102787/ Gianfranco Fiore University of Bristol
Tissue refinement: a noisy path to order 2 Feb https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102827/ Buzz Baum UCL
Stochasticity and homeostasis in cellular metabolism 26 Jan https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102901/ Sander Tans AMOLF, Amsterdam
“Soapbox” for junior colleagues 19 Jan  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/102951/ Sim/Liepe/Smadbeck/Micali/De Palo/Ojik Imperial College London
Saturday Morning & Sunday Night: Retrospective and Prospective Satiation 12 jan  https://www.imperial.ac.uk/events/103038/ Peter Dayan UCL