Jul 28: Our paper about the effects of nutrient diffusion on morphology and genetic diversity of microbial colonies has been published in Physical Biology. This work was done in collaboration with the lab of Daniel Segre.
Jan 04: Our paper about competition between slow and fast expanders has been published in PNAS. This work with done in collaboration with Hyunseok Lee and Jeff Gore.
Aug 24: Our paper about genealogies in expanding populations has been published in PNAS. This work was done in collaboration with Gabriel Birzu and Oskar Hallatschek.
Aug 10: Ashish George has defended his thesis: "Eco-evolutionary dynamics of microbial communities with heterogeneous growth and dispersal". Upon graduation, he is starting a postdoc with James O'Dwyer and Sergey Maslov at UIUC.
May 14: Kirill Korolev has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.
Mar 2-6: We would go to the APS March Meeting :(
Jan 16: Alex Golden is giving a talk at a workshop at Princeton on Collective Cell Migration.
July 29: Gabriel Birzu has defended his thesis: "Stochastic reaction-diffusion fronts: Applications to ecology and evolution". He will be starting a postdoc with Daniel Fisher at Stanford in October.
May 30-31: We are hosting the second Theory of Living Systems Meeting at BU.
May 23: Kirill Korolev leads a discussion on quantitative ecology and evolutionary dynamics at Harvard's QuantBio Symposium on The Future of Quantitative Biology.
May 02: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Materials Research Science and Engineering seminar series at Brandeis University (The role of space in population dynamics).
Mar 20: Kirill Korolev is giving a physics colloquium at the University of Michigan (Universality classes in the evolutionary dynamics of expanding populations).
Mar 04-08: Gabriel Birzu, Ashish George, and Kirill Korolev are giving talks at the APS March meeting.
Feb 27: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center at a joint seminar of Mathematical Modeling and Basic Biology groups (The role of space in population dynamics).
Feb 25: Kirill Korolev has joined the editorial board of JSTAT.
Oct 17-19: Kirill Korolev is attending the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Annual Meeting organized by the Simons Foundation in NYC.
Jul 11-13: Kirill Korolev is attending the Cottrell Scholar Conference organized by RCSA in Tucson, AZ.
Jul 1-10: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the workshop for physicists working on cancer at Weizmann Institute of Science (Population genetics and ecology of spatially growing populations).
Jun 8: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at ASM Microbe meeting in Atlanta, GA (Effects of Cellular Chirality on Competition and Cooperation in Microbial Colonies).
Apr 19: Ashish B. George won a travel grant to go to the q-bio conference this summer.
Apr 13: Kirill Korolev is at Simons Conference on Theory & Biology.
Apr 04: Rajita Menon has defended her thesis: "Network Topology and Community Function in Spatial Microbial Communities". She will be heading to Vedanta Biosciences upon graduation.
Mar 06: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the APS March Meeting in Los Angeles (Neither pulled nor pushed: Genetic drift and front wandering uncover a new class of reaction-diffusion waves).
Feb 06: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the Harvard CMT Kid's seminar.
Jan 31: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the Aspen Winter Conference on Fundamental Problems in Active Matter.
Jan 26: Rajita Menon is giving a talk at the MIT Ecology Meeting.
Dec 07: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Biomathematics seminar series at Harvard University.
Sep 01: Sakib Matin joined the group.
Aug 01: The project on the evolution of temporally-regulated cooperative dispersal by Kirill Korolev and Minsu Kim from Emory University have been selected for funding by the Gordon and Betty Moore foundation.
Jul 09-14: Kirill Korolev is at the Gordon Research Conference on Microbial Population Dynamics.
Jul 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.
Jun 15: Rajita Menon is giving a talk on the role of microbial interactions in microbiome studies at the 23rd Boston Bacterial Meeting.
Apr 07: Rajita Menon and Kirill Korolev are at the Theory & Biology Conference organized by the Simons Foundation in NYC.
Mar 13: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the APS March Meeting in New Orleans (Assembly and control of large microtubule complexes).
Feb 16: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at BU Microbiome Day.
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 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 the New York City organized by Simons Foundation.
Sep 13: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Widely Applied Mathematics seminar at Harvard University.
Jul 11-15: Kirill Korolev is teaching in Nicolas Cabrera Summer School in Madrid on the Physics of Biological Systems.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 16: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Computational Biology and Bioinformatics seminar series at Duke University.
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.
Jul 19-24: Kirill Korolev is at the Gordon Research Conference on microbial population dynamics.
Jun 19: Rajita Menon is giving a talk on how public good diffusion affects cross-feeding at the 21st Boston Bacterial Meeting.
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.
Oct 24: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at the annual NASPGHAN meeting about our work on microbiome in IBD.
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.
Mar 03: Kirill Korolev is giving a talk at Biology Department Seminar at BU.