Center for Cell Circuitry Seminar
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Gábor Balázsi

Henry Laufer Professor, The Louis and Beatrice Laufer Center for Physical & Quantitative Biology
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Adaptive steps in chemoresistance or metastasis can be conceptualized as cells exploring and climbing the hills of fitness landscapes, such as cell survival or invasiveness as a function of gene expression. Gábor Balazsi will discuss the role of fitness landscapes in chemoresistance and metastatic processes and provide examples of inferring such landscapes with the help of protein distribution–controlling synthetic gene circuits.

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Date
October 28, 2021
Time
10:00-11:00am PDT
Location
Online
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The Center for Cell Circuitry Seminar connects investigators across disciplines to develop single-cell tools to map how cellular components connect into circuits. The center aims to develop new single-cell approaches that overcome limitations inherent in traditional techniques that analyze bulk populations of cells, thereby obscuring individual cell behavior.

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