Theory Lunch: Marian Walhout


Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


WAB 563

Title: Metabolic and regulatory networks

Marian Walhout

Co-Director, Program in Systems Biology

U. Mass Medical School at Worcester


Gene regulation and metabolism lie at the heart of most biological processes. Both are accomplished by complex networks harboring hundreds of nodes and thousands of edges. We study these networks and the interactions between them mainly in the nematode C. elegans, because it is amenable to high-throughput, large-scale genetics and genomics. In addition, we study interspecies network interactions between C. elegans and bacteria, that may help illuminate interactions between mammalian intestinal cells and the gut microbiota.

Location: Warren Alpert 563

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