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Events & Seminars

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Tales from the Other Side: My Experience Working in Industry

Melanie Preston, Ph.D. - Scientific Instructional Designer, Promega; Madison, WI
Jan 18, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619
Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Domestication and Diversification of Yeast

Justin Fay, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Feb 14, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Mark Dumont

A Career Path of Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research: Challenges and Rewards

Michelle Janelsins-Benton, Ph.D., M.P.H. - Assistant Professor of Surgery, Radiation Oncology, and Neuroscience; Director, Cancer Control and Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory; Chair of Translational Research, URCC NCORP Research Base Member, Wilmot Cancer Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Feb 15, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Class of 62 Aud G-9425
Host: Dr. Catherine Ovitt

Small RNA Fighting Genome Invaders: From Bacteria to Mammals

Alexei Aravin, Ph.D. - Professor, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Feb 21, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko

Epigenetic Control of Transposable Elements in the Genome

P. Jeremy Wang, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor of Developmental Biology; Director, Center for Animal Transgenesis & Germ Cell Research, Department of Biomedical Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Mar 07, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Xin Li

RNA Quality Control: Recognizing and Eliminating Nonsense

Kristian Baker, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Mar 14, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Family Planning During the Pursuit of a Career in Scientific Research - Perspectives, Considerations and Resources

Kristian Baker, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Mar 15, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Ryan Case Method Room 1-9576
Host: Dr. Elizabeth Grayhack

Biology of RNA End Modification and Repair

Jay Hesselberth, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Mar 21, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

Functional and Regulatory Insights into RNA Editing

Jin Billy Li, Ph.D. - ssociate Professor, Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Mar 28, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Yi-Tao Yu (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

Targeting the Viral RNA Polymerase for Antiviral Therapy: Insight From Studies of Single Molecules and Single, Infected Cells

Craig E. Cameron, Ph.D. - Professor and Holder of the Eberly Family Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Apr 04, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: T32 Training Graduate Student, Miriam Barnett (Co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences, Dr. Lynne Maquat, PI)

Designer Spliceosomes and Disease

Charles Query, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Apr 11, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf and Dr. Yi-Tao Yu (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

Deciphering the Code of N-terminal Post-translational Modification

Christine E. Schaner Tooley, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Apr 18, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: (Co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science)

Science Co-Parenting: Raising a Family and a Lab at the Same Time

Christine E. Schaner Tooley, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Apr 19, 2018 - 3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619
Host: Dr. Mark Dumont

Graduate Student NIH T32 Retreat in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Science: When Genetics and Epigenetics Collide: Insights Gained into Human Cancer

C. David Allis, Ph.D. - Joy and Jack Fishman Professor; Tri-Institutional Professor, Laboratory Class of ’62 Aud of Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Apr 25, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center Class of 62 Aud G-9425
Host: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes

Division of Labor Among the Subunits of a Highly Coordinated Ring ATPase

Carlos J. Bustamante, Ph.D. - Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; Raymond and Lander Aud. Beverly Sackler Chair of Biophysics; Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology, Physics, and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
May 02, 2018 - 12:00 p.m.
Hutchison Hall Lander Aud.
Host: Dr. Ignacio Franco (Chemistry Colloquium; Co-sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics)

Epigenetic Genome Control by Heterochromatin and RNA Processing Factors

Shiv Grewal, Ph.D. - NIH Distinguished Investigator; Chief, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
May 16, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: T32 Training Graduate Student, Michael Bryan (Co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences, Dr. Lynne Maquat, PI)