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Lectures & Events

Academic Symposia are hosted throughout the year to honor, celebrate, and acknowledge scientific achievements of the University's faculty, as well as national and international leaders spanning various fields of research.
2017


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Inaugural Peter H. Sellers Lecture
Dirichlet Mixtures, the Dirichlet Process, and the Topography of Amino Acid Multinomial Space
Stephen F. Altschul, Ph.D., senior investigator, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/research/staff/altschul/

Tuesday, June 06, 2017
The Joshua Lederberg–John von Neumann Symposium: Towards Quantitative Biology
10:30 am: Variability of Growth in Single Cells, Nathalie Q. Balaban, Ph.D., professor, The Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
11:45 am: Immune Recognition, Spandrel and Antagonism, Paul François, Ph.D., associate professor, department of physics, McGill University, Canada
2:00 pm: Neural Mechanisms of Visual Object Recognition, Tatyana O. Sharpee, Ph.D., associate professor and Helen McLoraine Developmental Chair, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
3:00 pm: Confidence, Deliberation, and Democracy, Mariano Sigman, Ph.D., associate professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina; visiting professor, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
4:30 pm: Possible and Impossible Cells, Mukund Thattai, Ph.D., associate professor, Simons Centre for the Study of Living Machines, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India
http://www.rockefeller.edu/lederbergvonneumann

Friday, September 08, 2017
Anderson Center for Cancer Research Symposium




 
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