Biology Colloquium Series

The Biology Colloquium is a weekly seminar held throughout the academic year, featuring distinguished speakers in many areas of the biological sciences, from universities and institutions worldwide. More information on speakers, their affiliations, and titles of their talks will be added as available. Please check back regularly.

The Colloquium takes place at the Stata Center's Kirsch Auditorium, 32-123, at 4:00PM on most Tuesdays during the school year and January (Please note some location changes as indicated below). Refreshments are served at 3:45 outside the seminar room.

To be added to our mailing list to receive further information and announcements please email: biocolloquium [at] mit.edu.

 


Fall 2016

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

9/13

Bruce Spiegelman, Harvard Medical School,
http://research4.dfci.harvard.edu/spiegelmanlab/

"TBD"

Omer Yilmaz

 

9/20      
9/27 Matt Vander Heiden, MIT
http://vanderheiden.scripts.mit.edu
TBD Alan Grossman
10/4 Phil Sharp, The Luria Lecture, 
Salvador E. Luria
TBD introduced by Tyler Jacks
10/18 

Mariano Barbacid, Spanish National Cancer Research Center https://www.cnio.es/ing/grupos/plantillas/curriculum.asp?pag=14

TBD Omer Yilmaz
11/1 Susan Dymecki, Harvard Medical School,http://genepath.med.harvard.edu/~dymecki/ TBD Elly Nedivi
11/8  David Botstein, Princeton University,http://www.calicolabs.com/david-botstein/ TBD Gene Wei-Li
11/29

Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbruck Center (GER) https://www.mdc-berlin.de/1151037/en/research/research_teams/systems_biology_of_gene_regulatory_elements
The Sackler Lecture, Raymond & Beverly Sackler

 

TBD

Phillip Sharp 

 

12/6      
12/13

Michael Sixt, Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)
https://ist.ac.at/research/research-groups/sixt-group/

TBD TBD

IAP 2017

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

1/10

Hao Wu, Harvard Medical School http://wulab.tch.harvard.edu/

TBD

Hidde Ploegh
1/24 Vamsi Mootha, Harvard Medical School   TBD Monty Krieger

Spring 2017

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

2/28 Karl Deisseroth Stanford Universityhttp://web.stanford.edu/group/dlab/
Francis O. Schmitt Lecture

 

TBD Hidde Ploegh
3/7 Michael Rosen, UT Southwestern, http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/rosen/research/ Physical
Mechanisms of Cell Organization
on Micron Length Scales  
Phillip Sharp
4/4 Kenneth Yamada, NIH. http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/research/NIDCRLaboratories/CellDevelopmental/KennethYamada.htm TBD Frank Gerlter 
4/11 Jonathan Weissman UCSF http://weissmanlab.ucsf.edu Postdoc Lecture TBD The Biology Postdoctoral Association
       
       

 

 

Named Lectures

Thanks to the generousity of our donors, the Biology Colloquium Series has a number of special lectures, named in honor of members of the MIT Biology community: