Track in Computational Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering







  1. BIOEN 6770: Genomic Signal Processing
  2. BIOEN 3070/6070: Introduction to Statistics
  3. PHTX 7778: Applied Genomics II
  4. Bloomberg L.P. Distinguished Speaker Lectures
  5. MATH 7875: Seminar on Matrix Analysis
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Summer 2014
Spring 2014



  1. Joel S. Bader
March 27, 2017
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University

    Quantitative Image-Based Phenotypes for Cancer Metastasis Systems Biology
    Department of Bioengineering Distinguished Seminar, University of Utah
  1. Andre Levchenko
March 4, 2016
    John C. Malone Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Yale University

    Uniting Genetics, Signal Transduction and Material Science in the Analysis of Cancer Invasion
    Department of Bioengineering Distinguished Seminar, University of Utah
  1. Peter J. Bickel
April 3, 2015
    Professor of Statistics at the University of California at Berkeley

    The ENCODE Project and Us
    Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Lecture,
    University of Utah
    1. Prabhakar Raghavan
    March 28, 2014
      Vice President of Strategic Technologies at Google

      Why Computer Scientists Need to Understand Consumer Behavior
      Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Lecture,
      University of Utah
      1. Matthew P. Scott
      October 4, 2013
        Howard H. and Jessie T. Watkins University Professor and Professor of
        Developmental Biology, Genetics, Bioengineering and, by courtesy, Biology at Stanford University

        Communicating with Hedgehogs: Transduction and Gene Regulation
        Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Lecture,
        University of Utah
      1. James E. Ferrell, Jr.
      March 8, 2013
        Professor and Chair of Chemical and Systems Biology, and
        Professor of Biochemistry at Stanford University

        Bistability and Trigger Waves in Mitosis
        Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Lecture,
        University of Utah
        1. Sir Richard J. Roberts
        April 13, 2011
          1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine and
          Chief Scientific Officer of New England Biolabs

          COMBREX – Genomes, Computers and Experimentation in Biology
          Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Lecture,
          University of Utah
          1. Charles F. Van Loan
          April 8, 2011
            Ford Professor of Engineering at the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University

            Block Tensor Computations
            Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Lecture,
            University of Utah
            1. Christopher R. Johnson
            January 22, 2008
              Director of the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute,
              Co-Director of the NIH Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing (CIBC),
              Distinguished Professor of Computer Science,
              Research Professor of Bioengineering, and
              Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of Utah, and
              Co-Founder of Visual Influence Inc., and
              Co-Editor of the Visualization Handbook

              Computing and Visualizing the Future of Biomedicine
              Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Distinguished Seminar,
              University of Texas at Austin
            1. John F. X. Diffley
            November 5–7, 2006
              Deputy Director of the London Institute and
              Director of the Clare Hall Laboratories of Cancer Research UK

              Regulation of DNA Replication by Cyclin Dependent Kinases
              Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology (ICMB) Special Seminar,
              University of Texas at Austin
            1. Steven Chu
            November 1–2, 2006
              Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
              Geballe Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University, and
              1997 Nobel Laureate in Physics

              Single Molecule Studies of Complex Systems In Vitro and In Vivo
              Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Distinguished Seminar,
              University of Texas at Austin



            February 29, 2008
              Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES)
              Special Symposium, University of Texas at Austin