Events

Seminar Calendars

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Upcoming 2015 2014 2013

Date Location Presenter(s) Affiliation Title
Jan 08
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Manuel Ascano, Jr. Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of RNA Molecular Biology at the Rockefeller University The Role of RNA- and DNA-Binding Proteins in Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation and Innate Immunity
Jan 13
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Carolyn Phillips, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School Small RNA Sorting is Critical for Germline Surveillance and Fertility
Jan 15
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Lea Vacca Michel, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Rochester Institute of Technology Assessing the Orientation of Vaccine Candidate P6 in Nontypable Haemophilus Influenza
Jan 21
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Yinghan Fu PhD Candidate TBD
Jan 22
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Olivia Rissland, D.Phil. Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Unraveling the Effects of microRNAs: Targets and mRNP Remodeling
Jan 27
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Sarah Walker Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry at John Hopkins University School of Medicine; Research Fellow in the Intramural Program of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the NIH Mechanistic Studies of Eukaryolic Translation Initiation
Jan 28
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Nicholas Leioatts PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 04
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Stefanie DeVito PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 04
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Chinmay Surve PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 10
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Yiwen Chen, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health Integrative Approaches for Decoding the Function of Long Non-coding RNAs in Human Cancer
Feb 11
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Dejun Lin PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 11
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Sarah Loerch PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Xin Zhiguo Li, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, University of Massachusetts, Medical School/HHMI piRNA Primary Transcripts: A New Class of Long Non-coding RNA
Feb 18
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Yongchun Zhang PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 18
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) John Vadas PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 20
1:00 PM
MC G-9425 (Class of '62 Auditorium) Joe Palca, Ph.D. Science Correspondent, NPR News, Washington, D.C. Science and News: A Marriage of Convenience
Feb 25
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Shihao Xu PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 25
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Clarence Ling PhD Candidate TBD
Feb 26
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) William C. Wimley, Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University School of Medicine Synthetic Molecular Evolution of Membrane Active Peptides
Mar 04
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Christina Brule PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 04
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Jerry Madukwe PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 05
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jens Lykke-Andersen, Ph.D. Professor, Division of Biological Science, University of California, San Diego Mechanisms of Human Translation and mRNA Turnover Regulation
Mar 11
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Matthew Payea PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 11
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Jerry Madukwe PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 12
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Sua Myong, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Bioengineering Department, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign Stepwise Analysis of RNA Interference by Single Molecule and Single Cell Platform
Mar 18
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Rakesh Chatrikhi PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 18
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Mallory Scott PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 19
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Lorraine Symington, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Columbia University Mechanism and Regulation of DNA Double-Strand Break Repair
Mar 21
9:00 AM
MC 1-6823 (Neuman Room) Patrick Brandt, Ph.D. Director of Science, Training and Diversity, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Dentistry Using Microsoft Word to Format Your Dissertation
Mar 21
4:00 PM
HWH 1W304 Patrick Brandt, Ph.D. Director of Science, Training and Diversity, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Dentistry Thinking Strategically About Your Postdoc Training
Mar 25
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Morgan Monaghan PhD Candidate TBD
Mar 25
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Owen Smith PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 01
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Karl Smith PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 01
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Amber Cutter PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 02
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Thomas Dever, Ph.D. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health eIF5A Promotes Polyproline Protein Production
Apr 08
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Kyle Berger PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 08
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Bronwyn Lucas PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 09
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Dan Hershlag, Ph.D. Professor of Biochemistry, Chemistry and of Chemical Engineering; Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs, Stanford University How Enzymes Work
Apr 15
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Michael Mierzejewski PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 15
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Lu Han PhD Candidate TBD
Apr 16
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Joachim Frank, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Story in a Sample: How cryo-EM Unravels Multiple States of the Ribosome in a Single Experiment
Apr 23
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) John Doench, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard The Dark Side of Functional Genomics and a New Hope: Genome-Wide Screens with RNAi and CRISPR
Apr 30
2:00 PM
MC 1-9576 (Case Method Room) Michael Karin, Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego Liver Inflammation and Cancer
May 07
1:00 PM
MC G-9425 (Class of '62 Auditorium) Brian Shoichet, Ph.D. Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto; Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco; Member of the Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto The Metabolic Code
Sep 09
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Eric Phizicky Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics Course Overview
Sep 09
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Angela Balliano PhD Candidate Proximity Mapping Interactions of SWI/SNF, RSC, and ISW2 with Nucleosomes Indicates Distinct Mechanisms for Nucleosome Remodeling
Sep 16
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Rajashri Sridharan PhD Candidate Effects of agonist and antagonist mixtures on signaling by Ste2p, a G protein coupled receptor in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Sep 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jamie Cate, Ph.D. Professor, Departments of Molecular & Cell Biology and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley eIF3: a Bridge Between Translation and Transcription
Sep 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jamie Cate, Ph.D. Professor, Departments of Molecular & Cell Biology and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley eIF3: a Bridge Between Translation and Transcription
Sep 23
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Guangze Jin PhD Candidate Characterization of PIN-domain Toxin-antitoxins VapBC from Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Sep 24
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Kinga Hosszu, Ph.D. Outreach Director - F1000 Americas, Faculty of 1000, New York, NY Innovations in Research Impact Measurement and Literature Discovery
Sep 30
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Dhruba Jyoti Basu Roy PhD Candidate Exploiting the Self-assembly of Hydrogel Nanoparticles for Novel Applications in Biosensor Design and Cell Patterning
Oct 01
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jeffrey Kieft, Ph.D. Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine Flavivirus (Dengue, West Nile, etc.) - Caused Disease Depends on Structured RNA Wrenches Thrown into Protein Machines
Oct 07
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Kevin Murphy PhD Candidate Effects of non-histone protein HMGN1 on histone tail domain interactions and H1 binding in chromatin
Oct 08
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Victor Corces, Ph.D. Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Transcription and the Three-Dimensional Organization of the Genome
Oct 14
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Marina Feigenson PhD Candidate Investigating the role of PGE2 receptor subtype 1 (EP1) in Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) differentiation
Oct 15
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Traci Hall, Ph.D. Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Structural Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Long Lost Relatives: The Expanding PUF Protein Family
Oct 15
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Traci Hall, Ph.D. Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Structural Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC Long Lost Relatives: The Expanding PUF Protein Family
Oct 21
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) He Fang PhD Candidate Nucleosome Directed Folding of the linker histone C-terminal Domain
Oct 22
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Melanie Cobb, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX ERKonomics in Metabolic Signaling
Oct 28
1:00 PM
MC 3-7616 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Yinghan Fu PhD Candidate Dynalign II: Common Secondary Structure Prediction for RNA Homologs with Domain Insertions
Oct 29
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Ph.D. Senior Investigator, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD Structural Analyses of RNA-Small Molecule Interactions: Bacterial Riboswitches and Engineered Devices
Nov 04
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Chinmay Surve PhD Candidate 1i-GTP-Mediated Moderation of cAMP Levels is Required for Neutrophil Polarization and Chemotaxis
Nov 05
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Seth Darst, Ph.D. Jack Fishman Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY Structural Studies of Bacterial Transcription
Nov 12
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Mark O'Brian, Ph.D. Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo Coordinated Responses to Nutritional Metal Stress by Heme-Dependent Gene Expression
Nov 18
1:00 PM
MC 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium) Stefanie DeVito PhD Candidate HCMV-mediated activation of pyrimidine biosynthesis drives UDP-sugar synthesis to support viral protein glycosylation
Nov 19
12:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D. Professor of Immunology and Microbial Science, Scripps Research Institute, California Campus The Molecular Tool-Kit of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Nov 25
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Shihao Xu PhD Candidate Oncogenic mutations-induced restriction to HCMV infection
Dec 02
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Dejun Lin PhD Candidate Thermodynamics govern the mechanism of antimicrobial lipopeptides: insights from coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations
Dec 03
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408 (K-307) Jeff Coller, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for RNA Molecular Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH The Ribosome Determines mRNA Stability
Dec 09
1:00 PM
MC 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium) Yongchun Zhang PhD Candidate TBD