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. 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

            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