Program Schedule

The suggested reading list for this summer's PiTP program can be found here. We ask that participants review the items on the list to be adequately prepared for the lectures.
Lecturer bio can be found here.

Please note, on Monday, July 15th, the program times differ until lunch.  Times can be found in bold above the talk titles. 
*Program schedule is subject to change.

 

Week #1 - July 15 - 19

 

Monday,
July 15 
Introduction; Evolution

Tuesday,
July 16 
Principles of Evolution; Machine Learning

Wednesday,
July 17
Viruses

Thursday,
July 18
Cancer; Biological Time

Friday,
July 19
Immunology

8:00 - 9:15 am

Registration/
Breakfast

Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
   (9:30 - 10 am)
Welcome and Introduction by Arnold Levine

video
9:15 -10:45 am

(10-11:15 am)
"Building Unique Sequencing Platforms to View Different Parts of the Genome"
- David Ting

video

"Evolutionary Dynamics and Population Genetics" - Michael Desai
video

Viruses Overview - Tom Shenk
video

Cancer Origins and Overview
- Arnold Levine
video

Immunology Overview
- Arnold Levine 
video
10:45-11:15 am Break
(11:15-11:45am)
Break Break Break Break
11:15 am - 12:45 pm

(11:45am-12:45pm) "Repetitive DNA: What is the genome made of and what can it do?"
- Benjamin Greenbaum

"Learning Phylogeny Through Simple Statistical Genetics"
- Nick Patterson
video

"Evolution of Influenza"
- Marta
Łuksza
video

"Some Quantitative Problems in Evolution and Heterogeneity of Human Cancers"
- Raul Rabadan
video

"Learning to Read the Cellular Adaptive Immune Repertoire"
- Harlan Robins

12:45 - 2:00 pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
  2:00 - 3:30 pm

"What Life is"
-
Clyde Hutchison, III

"Rethinking 
Chemistry with Deep Learning
"
- Regina Barzilay

"Retroviruses: Replication and Consequences for Evolution of Their Hosts"
- Steve Goff

video

"Circadian Rhythms:  Past, Present and Future"
- Michael Rosbash
video

"The Statistical Ensemble Approach to Adaptive Immunity"
- Curt Callan
video

  3:30- 4:00 pm Break Break Break Break Break
 4:00 - 6:00 pm Discussions Discussions Discussions Discussions Discussions
Evening Events

 Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Director's Dinner
(6:00 - 8:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)

 

Week #2 - July 22 - 26

 

Monday,
July 22
Immunology/Cancer and Epigenetics

Tuesday,
July 23
Aging

Wednesday,
July 24
Neurobiology

Thursday,
July 25
Topics of Interest

Friday,
July 26
Topics of Interest

8:00 - 9:15 am Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9:15 - 10:45 am

"Immune Checkpoint Blockade: Blurring the Line between Autoimmunity and Tumor Immunity"
- Benjamin Greenbaum and Jedd Wolchok

"Telomeres and cancer: tumor suppression and genome instability"
- Titia de Lange

"Large-scale Connectomics of Cerebral Cortical Networks"
- R. Clay Reid

"Modeling Proteins: From Sequences to Structure and Fitness" 
- Remi Monasson

"Memory in Bacterial Adaptations to Fluctuating Stress"
- Edo Kussell

10:45 -11:15 am Break Break Break Break Break
11:15 am -
12:45 pm

"Mitochondria Control Physiology and Diseases: Beyond ATP"
- Navdeep Chandel

"Epigenetic Clocks and Predictors of Lifespan"
- Ake T. Lu

"Towards a Computational Model of the Brain: Tools for Mapping and Perturbing Neural Circuits"
- Ed Boyden

Discussions

"Machine Learning Approaches for Molecular-level Understanding of Human 
Disease" 

- Olga Troyanskaya

12:45 - 2:00 pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 pm

"Epigenetics of Human Health and Disease"
- Shelly Berger

"Design Principles of Physiological Circuits and Their Aging Process"
- Uri Alon

"From Receptors to Behavior"
- Charles Zuker

"Novel Approaches to Study Metabolism"
- Shawn Davidson

PROGRAM ENDS WITH LUNCH ON FRIDAY
 3:30 - 4:00 pm Break Break Break Break
 4:00 - 6:00 pm

"Metabolism Revisited"
- Josh Rabinowitz
(4-5:30pm)

Discussions Discussions Discussions
Evening Events Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)
Pizza and Pool Party
(6:00 - 8:00 pm)
Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)
Dinner
(6:00 - 7:00 pm)