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Fall 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Computational Biology Seminar: "Genomic insights into the evolution and epidemiology of hospital-associated pathogens"

Seminar: Featured | October 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Evan Snitkin, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School

Center for Computational Biology


Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) affect 5% of hospitalized patients, result in 99,000 deaths and cost $30 billion each year in the United States alone. The impact of HAI is poised to become even greater, as multi-drug resistant organisms continue to spread, and the number of effective antibiotics dwindles. Thus, there is an urgent need for more effective infection prevention strategies and...   More >

Monday, November 24, 2014

Simons Institute Open Lecture: Tensors: A Geometric View

Lecture | November 24 | 4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium


Giorgio Ottaviani

Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing


The third in the fall series of Simons Institute Open Lectures. The Open Lectures are intended for a broad scientific audience.

Light refreshments will be served before the lecture at 3:30 p.m.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Simons Institute Open Lecture: The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Spectral Graph Theory: A Confluence of Algorithms, Geometry, and Physics

Lecture | December 8 | 4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium


James R. Lee

Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing


The fourth in the fall series of Simons Institute Open Lectures. The Open Lectures are intended for a broad scientific audience.

Light refreshments will be served before the lecture at 3:30 p.m.