Latino Studies at New York University

COB Day

COB DAY 2011 is on Friday, February 4, 2011

From 1pm - 6pm, Ground Fl. room 109 - Courant

Institute, 251 Mercer Street, Warren Weaver Hall

 

Come join us for a day of exploring various aspects of Computational Biology. This is a day the CIMS and COB Community won’t want to miss! COB Phd Applicants are also invited to attend. The day will include invited lectures and a student poster session during the refreshment break.

 

Featured speakers include:

1pm - David Weitz, Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard

“Methods for high-throughput screening and selection assays for biology and its applications to directed evolution”

 

2pm – Adnan Derti, Sr Research Scientist, Merck Research Labs

“Practical challenges of next-generation sequencing: applications to genome, exome and transc-riptome sequencing”

 

3pm – Student Poster session/ break in 13 fl. lounge

 

4pm - Arjun Raj, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

“FISHing for worm guts: a single molecule view of cell fate”

 

5pm - Edo Kussell, Biology and Physics, New York University

"Dynamics of Bacterial Sequence Evolution"

 

This event is open to the ENTIRE CIMS and COB Community as well as Prospective COB Students

 

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COB Day 2009 is this Saturday, December 5, 2009

From 9am - 4:30pm

Courant Institute, 251 Mercer Street, Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109 in Lobby Level

Come join us for a day of exploring various aspects of Computational Biology. This is a day COB students and faculty  as well as prospective students won’t want to miss. The day will include invited lectures and COB student poster presentations. 

Featured speakers include:

·        Benoît Roux @ 9:20am, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Chicago

    "Refinement and validation of models of the Kv1.2 channel and calculation of the gating charge using molecular dynamics simulations"

·        Charlie Peskin @ 10:30am, Silver Professor of Mathematics and Neural Science, Courant Institute, NYU

"From hearts to molecules by the immersed boundary method"

·        Ivet Bahar @ 11:30am,  Professor of Computational Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

"Protein Dynamics: Insights from Structural Ensembles and Network Models"

·        Ehud Kaplan @ 2:00pm, Professor of Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Structural & Chemical Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    "Cortical choreography of thalamic dances: from Mahler to the LGN"

·        Eve Marder @ 3:00pm, Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience, Volen Center and Department of Biology, Brandeis University

"Variability, Homeostasis, and Compensation in Neuronal Networks"

·        Adi Rangan @ 3:30pm, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute, NYU

"Coding capacity and reliability in the fly olfactory system"

·        John Rinzel @ 4:00pm, Professor of Neural Science and Mathematics, Courant Institute, NYU

"Dendrites and temporally-precise neuronal computations"

 

 

This event is open to the ENTIRE CIMS and COB Community as well as Prospective COB Students

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COB Day 2008 is scheduled for Saturday, December 6, 2008

From  9:00am - 4:00pm

251 Mercer Street, Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109 in Lobby Level

Come join us for a day of exploring various aspects of Computational Biology. This is a day COB students and faculty won’t want to miss. We have arranged for four featured lectures as well as presentations of student posters.

This event is open to the ENTIRE CIMS and COB Community as well as Prospective COB Students

Our speakers include:

 

·       @ 9:45am Marcelo Magnasco, Ph.D. (Rockefeller University) Professor & Head, Mathematical Physics Lab. 

    Dynamical and Statistical Criticality in a Model of Neural Tissue”

 

·       @ 11:00am Edo Kussell, Ph.D. (NYU), Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Center for Genomics and Systems Biology.

   Sensing and Selection in Bacterial Populations”

 

·       @ 1:30pm Chris Wiggins, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics.

         Inferring and Encoding Modules in Biological Networks”

 

·       @ 2:45pm Stevan R. Hubbard, Ph.D. (NYU), Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Structural Biology Program, Skirball Institute

  “Structural Basis for Protein Recruitment to Activated Receptor Tyrosine Kinases”

 

 

 

 

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

 

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COB Day September 29, 2007

Saturday, September 29th, from 9am – 4pm
251 Mercer Street, Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109 in lobby level

Come join us for a day of exploring various aspects of Computational Biology. This is a day COB students and faculty won’t want to miss. We have arranged for four featured lectures from various backgrounds and presentations of student posters.

Our speakers, include:

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Ajay Royyuru (Watson Research Center, IBM), Senior Manager, Computational Biology Center.

This event is open to entire Courant and COB community.