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Working Conference on Covariance Analysis in Biology, May 1-4, 2017

May 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - May 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications will be hosting a working Conference on Covariance Analysis in Biology, May 1-4, 2017.  The conference will be hosted in Room G10 of the CMSA Building located at 20 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

This event is open and free.  If you would like to attend, please register here to help us keep a headcount. A list of lodging options convenient to the Center can also be found on our recommended lodgings page.


Orr Ashenberg, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

John Barton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Simona Cocco, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de l’ENS

Sean Eddy, Harvard University

Efthimios Kaxiras, Harvard University

Michael Laub, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Debora S. Marks, Harvard University

Govind Menon, Brown University

Rémi Monasson, Laboratoire de Physique Théorique de l’ENS

Andrew Murray, Harvard University

Ilya Nemenman, Emory College

Chris Sander, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Dave Thirumalai, University of Texas at Austin

Martin Weigt, IBPS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Matthieu Wyart, EPFL

More speakers will be confirmed soon.



(Please click here for a downloadable version of the schedule.)

Please note that the schedule for both days is currently tentative and is subject to change.

May 1, Monday

Time Speaker Topic
9:00-10:00am Sean Eddy TBA
10:00-11:00am Mike Laub TBA
11:00am-12:00pm Ilya Nemenman TBA
May 2, Tuesday
Time Speaker Topic
9:00-10:00am Orr Ashenberg TBA
10:00-11:00am Debora Marks TBA
11:00am-12:00pm Martin Weigt TBA
4:30pm-5:30pm Simona Cocco CMSA Colloquia


May 3, Wednesday
Time Speaker Topic
9:00-10:00am Andrew Murray TBA
10:00-11:00am Matthieu Wyart TBA
11:00am-12:00pm Rémi Monasson TBA


May 4, Thursday
Time Speaker Topic
9:00-10:00am David Thirumalai TBA
10:00-11:00am Chris Sander TBA
11:00am-12:00pm John Barton TBA



Michael Brenner, Lucy Colwell, Elena Rivas, Eugene Shakhnovich

* This event is sponsored by CMSA Harvard University.


May 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am
May 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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20 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
MA, MA 02138 United States
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