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.