Cannon Room, HMS Quad
Speaker: Martin Nowak, PhD
Title: “Somatic evolutionary dynamics of cancer”
Question: How do rates of mutation, selective pressure, and spatial configuration of cells in tissues affect the development of cancer?
Quantitative Method: Graph theory and game theory.
Medical Impact: Understanding how cells evolve to cancer suggests new treatments and new ways to monitor existing treatments.
Speaker URL: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~ped/people/faculty/