Track in Computational Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering







  1. BIOEN 6900-003: Data Science for Bioengineers
  2. BIOEN 6770: Genomic Signal Processing
  3. BIOEN 3070/6070: Introduction to Statistics
  4. PHTX 7778: Applied Genomics II
  5. Bloomberg L.P. Distinguished Speaker Lectures
  6. MATH 7875: Seminar on Matrix Analysis
Fall 2018
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Summer 2014
Spring 2014



  1. Tom M. Mitchell
February 16, 2018
    E. Fredkin University Professor of Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University

    Using Machine Learning to Study How Brains Represent Language Meaning
    Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Seminar,
    University of Utah
    1. Cleve B. Moler
    September 22, 2017
      Chairman and Co-Founder of MathWorks, Inc.

      Evolution of MATLAB
      Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Seminar,
      University of Utah
      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 Seminar,
        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 Seminar,
          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 Seminar,
            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 Seminar,
            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, Inc.

              COMBREX – Genomes, Computers and Experimentation in Biology
              Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute Distinguished Seminar,
              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 Seminar,
                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