News & Events

Event

CSB Student Seminars

Posted
October 1, 2018

Casual research talks on Computational and Systems Biology. Lunch provided!

 

Event

CSB Thesis Defense

Posted
September 10, 2018

Nezar Abdennur

Mirny Lab 

Title: Unfolding genome organization interphase

Abstact: 

Contact frequency maps from high throughput chromosome conformation capture technologies have revealed several organizing patterns for mammalian interphase chromosomes, including self-interacting topologically associating domains (TADs) which are believed to function as insulating gene regulatory neighborhoods. However, the mechanisms driving these patterns are still unknown. In this thesis...

Event

2018 CSB Retreat

Posted
September 5, 2018

The Computational and Systems Biology Ph.D. Program will hold our annual retreat at the Colony Hotel in picturesque Kennebunkport, ME Saturday October 13th - Sunday October 14th. Our retreat will feature a poster session, lobster buffet, and talks from:  CSB students, CSB Alumna, MIT and Harvard Faculty, as well as industry leaders.

We are pleased to announce our line up of speakers:

Tamara Broderick, PhD, ITT Career Development Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and...

News

Scientists Are Retooling Bacteria to Cure Disease

Posted
September 5, 2018

By manipulating DNA, researchers are trying to create microbes that, once ingested, work to treat a rare genetic condition - a milestone in synthetic biology.

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