News

2017


July 03-07: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the Joint ICGEB-ICTP-APCTP Workshop on Systems Biology and Molecular Economy of Microbial Communities in Trieste, Italy, on the role of spatial structure in multi-species microbial communities.

June 15: Rajita Menon is giving a talk on the role of microbial interactions in microbiome studies at the 23rd Boston Bacterial Meeting.

May 16: Our paper with Ana Pavel on genetic load in cancer came out in Scientific Reports.

Apr 27-30: Kirill Korolev is attending the third Scialog: Molecules Come to Life cosponsored by RCSA, NIH, and Moore Foundation.

Apr 07: Rajita Menon and Kirill Korolev are at the Theory & Biology Conference organized by the Simons Foundation in NYC.

Mar 31: Our paper with Lene Oddershede on the mechanistic origins of chirality in E. coli colonies came out in the ISME Journal.

Mar 13: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the APS March Meeting in New Orleans (Assembly and control of large microtubule complexes).

Feb 21: Kirill Korolev receives a Cottrell Scholar Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Feb 16: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at BU Microbiome Day.


Jan 18: Kirill Korolev and Daniel Segre received a Research Award from the Hariri Institute.

Jan 02: Our paper on the role of fungi in inflammatory bowel disease came out in the Journal of Crohn's and Colitis.


2016

Dec 1: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the Physics Colloquium at the University of Massachusetts Boston (To grow or not to grow: From microtubules to cancer).

Nov 30: Kirill Korolev contributed a commentary on a recent paper by Daniele De Martino, Fabrizio Capuani, and Andrea De Martino  for the Condensed Matter Journal Club (Entropic costs of metabolic regulation).

Nov 28: Our paper with Keisuke Ishihara and Timothy Mitchison on how large microtubule complexes assemble came out in eLife.

Nov 01: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Center for Theoretical Biological Physics at Rice University (Beyond the standard model of growth: From chiral cells to polymer networks).

Oct 20-21: Kirill Korolev is attending Mathematics and Physical Sciences Annual Meeting in New York City organized by Simons Foundation. 

Sep 13: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Widely Applied Mathematics seminar at Harvard University.


Jun 22: Gabriel Birzu has passed his qualifying exam.

Jun 17: Kirill Korolev was appointed as a Simons Investigator in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems

Jun 15: Ashish Bino George is talking about his work on chiral growth at the 22nd Boston Bacterial Meeting

May 19: Ashish Bino George has passed his qualifying exam.

May 18: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Squishy Physics on the assembly and control of large microtubule complexes at Harvard University.

May 17: Rajita Menon was awarded a Hariri Graduate Fellowship.

May 16: Our paper with Jeff Gore about a transition from pulled to pushed expansions came out in PNAS; see also a commentary by Mark Lewis.

Apr 26: Rajita Menon was awarded an Alvaro Roccaro Memorial Prize by the BU Physics Department for her contributions to the Physics of Living Systems.

Mar 31: Kirill Korolev is attending the second Scialog: Molecules Come to Life

Mar 25: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Channing Network Science Seminar at Harvard Medical School.

Mar 14-18: APS March Meeting. Kirill Korolev and  Jeff Gore have co-organized a session complex microbial communities; there is also a talk and a poster.

Feb 02: Our paper with Harland Winter on microbiome changes in Crohn's disease came out in Cell Reports.

Jan 29: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the First Quantitative Ecology Meeting at MIT; Rajita Menon, Gabriel Birzu, and Ashish Bino George are presenting posters.

Jan 08: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk on invasion arrest in cooperative populations at an Aspen Winter Conference on Populations, Evolution, and Physics.


2015

Nov 16: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Computational Biology and Bioinformatics seminar series at Duke University.

Nov 13: Our paper on the evolution of dispersal in cooperative populations came out in Physical Review Letters; see also this Focus article.

Sep 30: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the Hariri Institute.

Sep 28: Kirill Korolev is named a Junior Faculty Fellow at the Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Sciences & Engineering.http://www.pnas.org/content/111/42/15138.short

Aug 11: Our paper with Jeff Gore about predicting ecological transitions under multiple environmental drivers came out in PNAS.


Jun 19: Rajita Menon is giving a talk on how public good diffusion affects cross-feeding at the 21st Boston Bacterial Meeting.

Apr 23: Our paper about the role of metabolite diffusion in microbial cross-feeding came out in Physical Review Letters; see also this Synopsis.

Mar 13: Kirill Korolev was selected a Scialog Fellow and is attending the first Scialog: Molecules Come to Life.

Mar 05: Kirill Korolev is giving an invited talk at APS March Meeting.

Feb 27: Rajita Menon has passed her qualifying exam.


2014

Oct 24: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the annual NASPGHAN meeting about our work on microbiome in IBD.

Oct 21: Our paper with Leonid Mirny on role of damaging mutations in cancer came out in PNAS.

Aug 15: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America.

Jun 23: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the annual Evolution Meeting.

May 03: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Digestive Disease Week on microbiome changes in Crohn's disease.

Apr 17: Our perspective on Allee effects in cancer came out in Nature Reviews Cancer; see also an article in MIT News.

Mar 03: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Biology Department Seminar at BU.

Feb 01: Our paper with Irene Chen on horizontal gene transfer inside microbial biofilms came out in Biophysical Journal.