QLS seminar videos

QLS & Medicine – Fall 2020 Lecture Videos

McGill’s Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) PHD program, the Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine (CAMBAM), the McGill initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM), and the Ludmer Center for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health have join forces to offer weekly interdisciplinary seminars. To see the weekly program, invited speakers and abstracts, click here.

Talks, with permission from the speaker, will be posted 1 week after the lecture. To view a recorded talk, click on the videos below. They are also viewable from the Ludmer YouTube Channel (select icon on the navigation bar). 

Looking for a PHD Program, the deadline to apply for the QLS program is January 15, 2021.

We have added a tutorial to the  Nov. 3  QLS Lecture on ePRS (poster left): Register here 

Emergence and control of spatiotemporal sequences of neuronal activity in biological neuronal networks

Arvind Kumar,  KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sept. 15, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by CAMBAM

Bifurcations in the era of big data: applications in cardiology and ecology (This talk was not recorded; however, we have added a related May 2020 talk.)

Thomas BuryMcGill University

Sept. 22, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by CAMBAM

Challenges and opportunities for biomarker discovery when applying machine learning techniques to large RNA-Seq Cohorts

Sebastien Lemieux, University of Montreal

Sept. 29, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by QLS

Pangenome evolution on human time scales

Jesse Shapiro, McGill University

Oct. 6, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by QLS

Statistical laws of protein motion in neuronal dendritic trees

Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Max Planck

Oct. 13, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by CAMBAM

Graph Representation Learning and Applications to Drug Discovery

Jian Tang, HEC Montreal

Oct. 20, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by QLS

The shifting science of screen time, social media use, and adolescent development

Candice Odgers, Duke University

Oct. 27, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by MiCM

Deriving a biologically-informed, expression-based Polygenic Risk Score (ePRS) – Method Lecture

Patricia Silveira, McGill University

Nov. 3, 2020

Register for the additional tutorial: here

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by Ludmer Centre

Lessons in Disaster: How Can We Learn From Data Analysis Failures?

Roger Peng
Johns Hopkins University

Nov. 10, 2020

Abstract: click here

Sponsored by MiCM

TBD

Claire Brown
McGill University

Nov. 17, 2020

Abstract: pending

Sponsored by QLS

TBD

Martin Lindquist
Johns Hopkins University

Nov. 24, 2020

Abstract: pending

Sponsored by MiCM

TBD

Adrian Serohijos
University of Montreal

Dec. 1, 2020

Abstract: pending

Sponsored by QLS

TBD

Justin Marleau
McGill University

Dec.  8, 2020
Sponsored by CAMBAM

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