Due to extreme weather conditions and canceled travel, our scheduled speaker for today’s Brown Bag Lunch, Bryan Cwik, will NOT be here. Instead, today’s BBL will be an OPEN DISCUSSION. We will work with Dr. Cwik to reschedule his talk.
Dr. Bryan Cwik, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and University Studies at Portland State University, will be speaking at CMCI’s Brown Bag Lunch on Monday, February 11, 12:30 p.m., in the Collaboratorium. Title: Moving Beyond ‘Therapy’ and ‘Enhancement’ in the Ethics of Gene Editing Abstract: Since the advent of recombinant DNA technology, expectations (and trepidations) about […]
Dr. Aaron King, a professor at the University of Michigan, will present the first IBEST/CMCI Seminar of the semester on Thursday, January 24 at 12:30 p.m. in LSS 277. Dr. King is interested in studying evolution and ecology at long temporal and spatial scales using stochastic approaches. He’s done work on disease modeling and method/model/software […]
The IBEST/CMCI Seminar Series for the Spring 2019 semester has been finalized. All seminars will be held in LSS 277, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Jan 24 – Aaron King, University of Michigan“Efficient Scientific Inference for Stochastic Dynamical Systems” Feb 07 – Bruce Rannala, UC Davis“The Species Delimitation Dilemma” Mar 28 – Peter Ralph, University of […]
The CMCI Modeler’s Workshop with Aaron King on Friday, January 25, 2019, is for faculty, postdocs and students interested in biological dynamics, infectious disease ecology, inference for stochastic processes and time series analysis. The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and lunch is included. — REGISTER HERE! — Registration is required and […]
The Office of Research and Economic Development is sponsoring Short and Sweet Talks from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in the IRIC Step Auditorium. Faculty from across campus will present on a variety of internationally-focused research projects. Each talk will include 20 easy-to-understand slides and each of those slides will be timed to 20 seconds. The […]
Aaron King, a professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, professor of Mathematics and member of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan, will present an all-day CMCI WORKSHOP on modeling and fitting stochastic dynamic systems on Friday, January 25. Registration will be required. Interested participants are strongly encouraged to […]
Event: CMCI Brown Bag Lunch Date: Monday, November 12 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Place: Collaboratorium, IRIC 352 Talk: “Performance of a bacterial cell as an energy conversion device in terms of energy-return-on-investment determined from atomic-detail structural models,” presented by Melih Sener, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, Beckman Institute, UIUC, https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~melih/ Abstract: Bioenergetic […]
Irene Eckstrand, retired NIGMS Program Officer and chair of CMCI’s External Advisory Committee, will be in Moscow October 18-19. She will participate in the joint IBEST-CMCI Seminar Series on Thursday and also give a less formal talk on Friday. If you would like to meet individually with Dr. Eckstrand while she is on campus, please […]
The next IBEST/CMCI seminar is on Thursday, October 11, 12:30 p.m. in EP 122. Fabienne Chevance, Research Assistant Professor in Biology at the University of Utah, will present, “Effect of ajacent codons on MRNA translation.” Her work has uncovered the importance of codon pair and codon triplet interactions in regulating the speed of translation in bacteria.