The CCIB seminar series offers interesting presentations related to research in computational and integrative biology. The presentations reflect the types of collaborative research being done at the center and provide an opportunity to come together as a community for informal discussions and conversation.

Unless noted, all seminars take place weekly, on Tuesdays, during the free period (12:45-1:45 pm) in the CCIB Virtual Seminar Lecture Hall.

Spring 2021 Seminars


26 – CCIB Student Seminar Lingyu Guan


2 – Dr. Pablo Peixoto, Associate Professor, Department of Natural Sciences The City University of New York (Host: Dr. Marien Solesio)

9 – Dr. Matthew D. Green, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy; Affiliate Faculty, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions; Affiliate Faculty, Materials Science and Engineering; Affiliate Faculty, School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University (Host: Dr. David Salas de la Cruz)

16 – Dr. John Paul DeLong, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences; Director of Cedar Point Biological Station, University of Nebraska – Lincoln (Host: Dr. Angelica Gonzalez)

23 – CCIB Student Seminar Christopher Sottolano and Cody Stevens


2 – CCIB Student Choice Seminar: Dr. Alejandro Soto-Gutierrez, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine (Host: Student Organizing Committee)

9 – CCIB Student Seminar Heather Ciallella and Mark Nessel

23 – Dr. Adam Engler, Professor of Bioengineering; Resident Scientist, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, University of California – San Diego (Host: Dr. Eric Klein)

30 – CCIB Faculty Spotlight Seminar: Dr. Anthony Geneva, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Rutgers-Camden


6 – Dr. Gloria Garrabou Tornos, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Muscle Research and Mitochondrial Function Laboratory, University Hospital Clinic of Barcelona (Host: Dr. Marien Solesio)

13 – Dr. Thomas Werner, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University (Host: Dr. Nir Yakoby)

20 – Dr. Ying Gu, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE); Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, Penn State University (Host: Xingyun Qi)

27 – Dr. Denise Kirschner, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Co-Director, Center for Systems Biology (Host: Dr. Benedetto Piccoli)


Fall 2020 Seminars


15 – CCIB Student Seminar James Kelley (Grigoriev Lab) & Stacy Love (Salas Lab)

22 – Dr. Devlina Chakravarty (Lamoureaux Lab)

29 – Dr. Talant Ruzmetov (Lamoureux Lab)


6 – Dr. Brooke Flammang, Assistant Professor, Federated Department of Biological Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology/Rutgers University – Newark (Host: Dr. Angelica Gonzalez)

13 – Dr. Henry Hess, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University (Host: Dr. Jinglin Fu)

20 – Dr. Evgeny Pavlov, Associate Professor, Molecular Pathobiology, New York University (Host: Dr. Maria E. Solesio)

27 – CCIB Student Seminar Ezry St.Iago-McRae (Fu Lab) & Eliza Yost (Klein Lab)


3 – CCIB Student Seminar Vedangi Hambardikar (Solesio Lab), Xuelian Jia (Zhu Lab) & Siddharth Bhadra-Lobo

10 – Dr. Mia Levine, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania (Host: Dr. Nir Yakoby)

17 – Dr. Albert Siryaporn, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine (Host: Dr. Eric Klein)

24 – CCIB Student Seminar Nidhi Sheth (Grgicak Lab) & Zheming An (Piccoli Lab)


1 – Dr. Pedro Urquiza (Solesio Lab)

8 – CCIB Student Seminar Jesse Sandberg (Brannigan) & Anushriya Subedy (Klein Lab)

Past Seminars

See a list of past CCIB seminars.

CCIB Seminar Evaluation Form

If you are a registered student for CCIB Seminar, you will need to complete a seminar evaluation form at the conclusion of each seminar.   Seminar Evaluation must submitted by Wednesday following seminar at 4 pm. Failing to complete the feedback by the deadline will be registered as “No Attendance” in class. The seminar evaluation form can be found here: CCIB SEMINAR EVALUATION FORM.