Ecological Dynamics

Fri, Apr 9, 2021, 10:00 am
Location: 
Virtual event
Sponsor(s): 
CPBF an NSF PFC
Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences (ITS)
CUNY doctoral programs in Physics and Biology

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We will start at 10 AM

Directed Evolution of Microbial Communities
Alvaro Sanchez, Yale University

High dimensionality in the dynamics and structure of ecological communities
Guy Bunin, Technion

Impact of environment variability and population spatial structure on mutant fixation probabilities
Anne-Florence Bitbol, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

Susanne Still: Thermodynamics of information processing

Mon, Apr 19, 2021, 4:00 pm

Living systems need to remember information about their environment in order to take decisions that ultimately ensure survival.

Location: Zoom

Julia M. Yeomans: Active nematic physics in cell layers and tissues

Mon, Apr 26, 2021, 12:15 pm

Active materials such as bacteria, molecular motors and eukaryotic cells continuously transform chemical energy taken from their surroundings to...

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Rosalind Allen: TBD

Mon, May 3, 2021, 12:15 pm
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Justin Kinney: Massively parallel assays, machine learning, and the biophysics of gene regulation

Mon, May 10, 2021, 12:15 pm

Gene expression in all organisms is controlled by short DNA and RNA sequences called cis-regulatory elements (CREs).