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Department Seminars

If you would like to speak with any of these people during their visit, or need additional information, please contact Stephanie Scoville.

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RNA Collaborative: TBA

Sethu Pitchiaya, PhD & Chase Weidmann, PhD - University of Michigan, Center for RNA Biomedicine

 Jun 30, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

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Host: TBA

Dean's Lecture: TBA

Lynne Elizabeth Maquat, PhD - J. Lowell Orbison Distinguished Service Alumni Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Director, Center for RNA Biology

 Sep 13, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

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Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: "Transitioning from Academia to Industry"

Meemanage (DD) DeZoysa, PhD - Scientist, Molecular/Viral Vector Biology, Elevatebio, Waltham MA

 Sep 16, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

DBB Seminar: "Visualize and Manipulate Single Allele and RNA in Live Cells"

Bin Wu, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

 Sep 22, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Xin Li (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: "Weighted Ensemble Simulations of Long-Timescale Dynamics: From Chemical Reactions to SARS-CoV-2"

Lillian T. Chong, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 Sep 29, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Alan Grossfield (co-sponsored by the Bioinformatics Cluster)

DBB Seminar: "RNA-based Mechanisms of DNA Virus Restriction"

John Karijolich, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

 Oct 13, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Yi-Tao Yu (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: “What is There to Eat Around Here? How Nutrient Availability Impacts Tumor Biology”

Alex Muir, PhD - Assistant Professor, Ben May Department for Cancer Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 Oct 20, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Joshua Munger and Dr. Isaac Harris

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: "Polymers to Policy; Perspective on a Winding Path"

Clayton Cox, PhD - Assistant Director for Federal Relations, Office of Government & Community Relations, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 Oct 21, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

DBB Seminar: “Security Checkpoint in Genome Defense: The Functions of Germ Granules in Small RNA-mediated Genome Surveillance”

Heng-Chi Lee, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 Oct 27, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Xin Li (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: "RNA Editing by Adenosine Deaminases that Act on RNA (ADARs)"

Peter A. Beal, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, CA

 Nov 03, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Yi-Tao Yu (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: “Novel Technologies for High Throughput Measurements of Translation”

Can Cenik, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, TX

 Nov 10, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Xin Li (co-sponsored by the Bioinformatics Cluster and the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: “Tips and Tricks for Surviving and Thriving in your PhD”

Lucy Taylor, PhD - Junior Research Fellow, Christ Church College/ Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, England

 Nov 18, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Catherine Ovitt

DBB Seminar: "Transposon-encoded CRISPR-Cas Systems Direct RNA-Guided DNA Integration"

Sam Sternberg, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY

 Apr 06, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.

Host: Dr. Mitchell O’Connell (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)