FALL 2006 PUBLIC LECTURES SHOWCASE SERIES

Ontology, Bioinformatics and the Life Sciences

TIME:

ALL LECTURES BEGIN AT 5:00PM,

FOLLOWED BY AN OPEN PANEL DISCUSSION AT 6PM

 

LOCATION:

101 BALDY HALL

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO NORTH CAMPUS

 
 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

 
 

The Future of Biomedicine:

How Common Ontologies Create Research Communities

Barry Smith (Philosophy)

 

Ontology in the Fight Against Bugs: The Future of Vaccine Design

Lindsay Cowell (Duke University)

     
 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

 

What the Parts of Your Body Do:

Why Even Post-Darwinian Biology Needs an Ontology of Functions

Ingvar Johansson (Philosophy)

 

Pathological Reasoning: How to Think About Disease

Louis J. Goldberg (Dental Medicine) and Neil Williams (Philosophy)

     
 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

 

What Genes Do

Marc S. Halfon (Biochemistry)

 

The Microbiome: Assaying What Lives Inside Your Body

Steven R. Gill (Oral Biology)

     
 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

 

Anatomical Reasoning: How to Think About the Body

Maureen Donnelly (Philosophy)

 

Ontology and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Werner Ceusters (Psychiatry/Bioinformatics)

     
 

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