Invited Talks

MMBios researchers and lab members present seminars and numerous talks at national and international meetings, such as symposia, workshops and conferences.

 

2016     2015     2014     2013      2012


2016

Ivet Bahar, University of Pittsburgh

Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics (SCBMB) program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Review Board Member.  January 19-20

The International Human Frontier Science Program Selection Committee, Strasbourg, FR. Selection Committee Member. January 25-27

Arizona State University in the Center for Biological Physics Seminar Series, Tempe, AZ. Invited Speaker.  February 10

NIH BTRR P41 Directors Meeting, Bethesda, MD. Invited Speaker.  March 13-15

"Landscapes, Pathways, and Kinetics in Biomolecular Simulations" Symposium, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition. San Diego, California. Invited Speaker.  March 15-17

Big Data Bioinformatics Conference. Boston, MA. Invited  Distinguished Speaker.  May 26-27

SBGrid - ProDy Webinar. Invited Host.  June 21

NIBIB Training Grantees Meeting. Natcher Conference Center, NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD. Invited NIBIB Training Program Director.  July 11-12

National Strategic Computing Initiative Anniversary Workshop. White House, Washington, DC. Invited Speaker.  July 28-29

9th SFB35 Symposium, "Transmembrane Transporters in Health and Disease". Vienna, Austria. Invited Chairperson.  August 31-September 2

Taiwan International Graduate Program Distinguished Lecture, Hosted by Academia Sinica.  September 20

Institute of Bioinformatics and Structural Biology, National Tsing Hua University. Taiwan. Invited Lecturer.  September 22

2015

Ivet Bahar, University of Pittsburgh

In Vivo Biophysics Subgroup Symposium in conjunction with the Bridging the Sciences: Computation and Experiment, Biophysical Society 59th Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland. Invited Speaker.  February 7-11

22nd International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference. San Francisco, CA. Featured Speaker.  February 15-20 

CUP XV OpenEye Scientific Software's Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, CA. Levinthal Lecturer.  March 9-11

ACS National Meeting Symposium, "Progress and Challenges in Molecular Simulations of Biomolecules". Denver, Colorado. Invited Presenter and Speaker.  March 22-26

Bioengineering Department Seminar Series, University of Pittsburgh, PA. Invited Seminar Speaker.  April 16

8th SFB35 Transmembrane Transporters in Health and Disease Symposium, Vienna, Austria. Invited Speaker. September 7-9

CATER Seminar Series. Invited Seminar Speaker. December 4

University of Maryland Biophysics Program, Seminar Series. Invited Seminar Speaker.  December 7

2014

Ivet Bahar, University of Pittsburgh

Laufer Center Seminar Series. Stony Brook University, New York. Invited Seminar Speaker. January 14

Biophysical Society 58th Annual Meeting on "Bridging the Sciences to Explore Biology". Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Invited Speaker at the Mid Career Luncheon.  February 15-19

Saint Francis University Seminar Series. Invited Seminar Speaker.   April 4

Membrane Protein Structural Dynamics Consortium Frontiers in Membrane Protein Structural Dynamics. Chicago, IL. Invited Speaker. May 7-9

Gordon Research Conference on Biopolymers. Salva Regina. Conference Chair.  June 2-6

Coarse-graining as a Frontier of Statistical Mechanics Conference. Santa Fe, New Mexico, Invited Speaker.  June 15-19

Zing Conference on Protein Folding. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Invited Speaker. July 16-19

IUPAP Conference for Computational Physics (CCP 2014). Boston, MA, Invited Speaker.  August 11-14

Biophysical Society Thematic Meeting "Modeling of Biomolecular Systems Dynamics, Allostery and Regulation: Bridging Experiments and Computations." Istanbul, Turkey. Organizer (co-organizer: Dr. Keskin, Koc U).  September 10-14

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Molecular Medicine Research Seminar Series. Pittsburgh, PA. Seminar Speaker.  September 30

Fall Seminar Series, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland. Invited Speaker.  November 11

Israeli Biochemistry Society Meeting on "Molecular Machines in Action". Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Keynote Lecturer.  December 4

Christopher James Langmead, Carnegie Mellon University

"Learning Sequence Determinants of Protein: Protein Interaction Specificity with Sparse Graphical Models", RECOMB14, Pittsburgh PA, April 4, 2014

 

Troy Wymore, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

“Computational Enzyme Design", MNPC Seminar series, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, March 11, 2014

 

Daniel Zuckerman, University of Pittsburgh

"Progress and Challenges in Weighted Ensemble Simulation", American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, March, 2014.

2013

MMBioS scientists contributed to GLBIO2013 with a keynote lecture (I. Bahar), tutorials (J. Faeder, M. Dittrich) and several talks (R. Murphy, Sullivan, Naik, Kumar).MMBioS scientists contributed to GLBIO 2013 with a keynote lecture (I. Bahar), tutorials (J. Faeder, M. Dittrich) and several talks (R. Murphy, D. Sullivan, A. Naik, A. Kumar).

Ivet Bahar, University of Pittsburgh

Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Stochastic Physics in Biology. Ventura, CA. Invited Session Chair and Speaker. January 13-18, 2013

Tetralateral Symposium Tsinghua University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Invited Speaker. March 7-8, 2013

NIH BTRC P41 Directors Meeting. Invited talk. Bethesda, MD. March 18-19, 2013.

Women in Medicine & Science Forum, "Advancing in a Male-Dominated Academic Culture" Panel. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Panel Member. April 4, 2013

Conference on "Protein Dynamics and Function", Collingwood College, Durham University, UK, and workshop on Protein Dynamics and Function at the Durham Institute of Advanced Study, organized jointly between Durham Biophysics Sciences Institute and the EU Network SoftComp. Invited Speaker. April 15-19, 2013

International Symposium "Computational Biology: Then and Today", Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Keynote Speaker. May 6-9, 2013

GLBIO (Great Lakes Bioinformatics, a conference of the International Society for Computational Biology). Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Keynote Speaker. May 14-16, 2013

UPCI Basic and Translational Seminar Series. University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, PA. Invited Seminar Speaker. May 21, 2012

"In-silico Drug Design and In-silico Screening" track in Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress 2013 International Conference. Boston, MA, Invited Speaker, Co-Chairman. June 3-6, 2013

7th International Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems (7th IDMRCS). Session: Amorphous pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals - physical and chemical stability. Barcelona, Spain. Invited Speaker. July 21-26, 2013

Markus Dittrich, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

"Spatial Rule-based Modeling of Cellular Biochemistry with MCell/BioNetGen/CellBlender,” Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO) 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited tutorial, May 14-16, 2013

James Faeder, University of Pittsburgh

“Rule-Based Modeling of Biochemical Signaling,” Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI; Invited seminar, April 3, 2013

"Spatial Rule-based Modeling of Cellular Biochemistry with MCell/BioNetGen/CellBlender", Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO) 2013, Pittsburgh, PA, Invited tutorial, May 14-16, 2013

Workshop on Mathematical tools for evolutionary systems biology, Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery, Banff, Canada, Invited participant, May 26-31, 2013

“Physiology based modeling of disease states” Session at the International Conference on Systems Biology (ISCB) 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark, Invited talk and Session Chair, August 30-September 3, 2013

Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University

High Content Analysis, San Francisco, California, Invited Speaker, January 8-11, 2013

Biomolecular Signaling and Control Group, ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Zurich, Switzerland, Seminar Speaker, February 26, 2013

52nd Annual Meeting, Society for Toxicology, San Antonio, Texas, Invited Speaker, March 12, 2013

2013 Meeting on Computational Cell Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, Invited Speaker and Session Chair, March 19-22, 2013

Advanced Models of Imaging-based Drug Screening, Houston, Texas, Invited Speaker and Session Chair, May 13-14, 2013

"Estimating Microtubule Distributions from 2D Immunofluorescence Microscopy Images Reveals Differences Among Human Cultured Cell Lines", 2013 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, Pittsburgh, May 14-16, 2013

Wolfson Bioimaging Colloquium, University of Bristol, England, June 12, 2013

Seminar, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany, June 26, 2013

“Journées Thématiques du GDR” Bioimage Informatics, Institute Curie, Paris, France, Invited Keynote Speaker, July 8-9, 2013

International Conference on Systems Biology, Copenhagen, Denmark, Invited Speaker and Session Chair, August 30-September 3, 2013

17th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, 2nd International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Proteomics, Structural Biology and Bioinformatics, Naples, Italy, Invited Speaker and Chair, September 10, 2013

The First International Aizu Conference on Biomedical Informatics and Technology, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, Invited Keynote Speaker, September 16-17, 2013

Cybio Users Group Meeting, Freiburg, Germany, Invited Speaker, September 23-24, 2013

Seminar, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland, September 27, 2013

FRIAS LifeNet Meeting on Proteostasis, Breisach, Germany, Invited Speaker, September 29-October 1, 2013

Science 2013, University of Pittsburgh, Invited Speaker, October 4, 2013

Armaghan Naik, Murphy Lab, Carnegie Mellon University

“Learning and using image-derived cell models with CellOrganizer”, LINCS Data Forum, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, March 20-21, 2013

"Active Learning of Drug Effects on Subcellular Patterns", 2013 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, Pittsburgh, flash talk May 14-16, 2013

Devin Sullivan, Murphy Lab, Carnegie Mellon University

"Predicting subcellular localization of small molecules", 2013 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, Pittsburgh, flash talk May 14-16, 2013

Taraz Buck, Murphy Lab, Carnegie Mellon University

“Modeling and simulation of 3D cellular and nuclear shape using a shape space learned from fluorescent microscopic images”, 2013 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, Pittsburgh, flash talk May 14-16, 2013

Gregory Johnson, Murphy Lab, Carnegie Mellon University

"Image-derived models of morphological changes associated with neuronal differentiation of PC12 cells", 2013 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, Pittsburgh, flash talk May 14-16, 2013

Aparna Kumar, Murphy Lab, Carnegie Mellon University

"Automated Analysis of Immunohistochemical Images Identifies Candidate Location Biomarkers for Cancers", 2013 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, Pittsburgh, flash talk May 14-16, 2013

Christopher James Langmead, Carnegie Mellon University

“Structured probabilistic models of proteins across fitness landscapes", Ashburn, VA, Janelia Farm Research Conference on Biological Sequence Analysis and Probabilistic Models, March 27, 2013

Art Wetzel, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

"Electron Microscopy Image Registration at the PSC/NRBSC", Seminar, Lichtman Lab, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 26, 2013

"Electron Microscopy Image Registration at the PSC/NRBSC", Seminar, Emmons Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, March 27, 2013

Daniel Zuckerman, University of Pittsburgh

"The weighted ensemble paradigm for parallel sampling of equilibrium and non-equilibrium processes",  “Free energy calculations: Three decades of adventure in chemistry and biophysics” workshop in Snowmass, CO; Organizers: J. Andrew McCammon, Benoit Roux, and Wei Yang, July, 2013.

"From the physics of trajectories to simulation methods for slow events at multiple scales", University of Sao Paolo Workshop on pDynamo and Molecular Simulation, Novermber 2013.

"Tunable, mixed-resolution modeling with Library-based Monte Carlo", University of Sao Paolo Workshop on pDynamo and Molecular Simulation, November 2013.

2012

Ivet Bahar, University of Pittsburgh

RiMED symposium on Comparative Effectiveness Research & Personalized Medicine. Sicily, Italy, Invited Speaker and advisory board member for RiMed. October 8-10, 2012

CECAM Workshop "Signalling pathways: Interplay between microscopic changes and global behavior of biological systems." Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France. Invited speaker. October 8-10, 2012

Zing Conference on Mathematical and Computational Medicine. Xcaret, Mexico. Plenary Speaker. December 3-7, 2012

Markus Dittrich, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Structure And Function of Synapses: Novel Insights From Spatially Realistic Cell Simulations, Seminar, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, 2012, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL.

James Faeder, University of Pittsburgh

Invited talk, “Some Frontiers in Rule-Based Modeling,” CMACS-ARiSE Workshop, Washington, DC, September 14, 2012

Invited seminar, “Rule-Based Modeling for Systems Biology,” Genetics Colloquium, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 10, 2012

“Modeling and Analysis of Peripheral T Cell Differentiation,” CMACS PI meeting, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, Invited talk, October 18-19, 2012

“Rule-Based Modeling for Systems Biology,” International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Special Session on Modeling and Design Automation of Biological Circuits and Systems, San Jose, CA; Invited talk; November 6, 2012

“Rule-Based Modeling for Systems Biology,” Mathematical and Computational Medicine Conference, Cancun, Mexico, Invited talk, December 1-4, 2012

 

Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University

 MipTec 2012, Basel, Switzerland, Invited Speaker, September 24-27, 2012

IEEE BIBM 2012, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Invited Keynote Speaker, October 5, 2012

Mathematical and Computational Medicine Conference, Invited Speaker, Xcaret, Mexico, Dec 1-5, 2012

 

Christopher James Langmead, Carnegie Mellon University

Probabilistic graphical models for protein sequence, structure, and dynamics”, Rutgers University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, New Brunswick, NJ, March, 7, 2012 

Probabilistic graphical models for structural biology”, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Philosophy, 
Seminar on Causation, Pittsburgh PA, April, 18, 2012

Narges Sharif Razavian, Langmead Lab, Carnegie Mellon University

“Kernels for Protein Structure Prediction”, Lake Tahoe, NV 2012 NIPS workshop entitled “Confluence between Kernel Methods and Graphical Models” December 8, 2012