Track in Computational Systems and Synthetic Bioengineering







  1. BME 6770: Genomic Signal Processing
  2. BME 6900-003: Data Science for Bioengineers
  3. BME 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
Spring 2021
Fall 2020
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Summer 2014
Spring 2014



  1. Linda M. Liau
April 9, 2021
    Professor and W. Eugene Stern Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery
    at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the
    University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

    Overcoming Immunotherapy Resistance in Glioblastoma
    Bioengineering Elevated Lecture of the Department of Bioengineering,
    University of Utah
  1. Rafael Palacios with Kim Palacios-Flores
April 2, 2021
    Honorary Professor and Coordinator at the
    International Laboratory for Human Genome Research at the
    National Autonomous University of Mexico (LIIGH-UNAM), with
    Postdoctoral Researcher at the
    Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

    Perfect Match Genomic Landscape
    Bioengineering Elevated Lecture of the Department of Bioengineering,
    University of Utah

    1. Dennis E. Discher
    October 30, 2020
      Robert D. Bent chaired Professor and
      Director of NCI-Physical Sciences Oncology Center
      at the University of Pennsylvania

      Convergent Science Approaches to Solid Tumors: From Mechano-Genetic Variation to a Macrophage Checkpoint
      Bioengineering Elevated Lecture of the Department of Bioengineering,
      University of Utah

      1. Kristin R. Swanson
      October 9, 2020
        Professor and Vice Chair of Research in Neurological Surgery,
        Co-Director of the Precision Neurotherapeutics Innovation Program,
        Director of the Mathematical NeuroOncology Lab at the Mayo Clinic, and
        Professor of Mathematics at Arizona State University

        Sex, Drugs, and Radiomics of Brain Cancer
        Bioengineering Elevated Lecture of the Department of Bioengineering,
        University of Utah

        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 (JHU)

              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 LLC

                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