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Date/TimeLocationTitle/Presenter/Affiliation
Jan 11, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Regulation of Reversible Phosphorylation in Synaptic Plasticity and Memory Formation
Hugh Xia, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Paul Stark Professor of Pharmacology; Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Physiology and Neuroscience, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Jan 24, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Dissecting the Function of Domain-Forming Transcriptional Enhancers
Sierra Fox
PhD Candidate
Jan 24, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Investigating Genome-wide Patterns of Secondary Structure in mRNA Sequences
Mohammad Kayedkhordeh
PhD Candidate
Jan 31, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Relating RNA Structure to Regulatory Conformation in Live Cells
Debapratim Dutta
PhD Candidate
Jan 31, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)HCMV and Immunity: UL26 Interactions with NFkB and ISGylation Pathways
Christopher Goodwin
PhD Candidate
Feb 07, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Exploring the Link between Longevity and DNA Double Strand Break Repair Coordination by SIRT6
Steven Henderson
PhD Candidate
Feb 07, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Characterization of Opsin's Activation Mechanism Using Multi-basin Structure-based Models
Letty Salas Estrada
PhD Candidate
Feb 14, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Model RNA Secondary Structure with Sequence Comparison and Experimental Mapping Data
Zhen Tan
PhD Candidate
Feb 14, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Regulation and Function of Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases in Pathological Vascular Remodeling
Lingfeng Luo
PhD Candidate
Feb 21, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Yeast Cell Surface Display of HIV Envelope Glycoprotein for Vaccine Development
Hong Zhu
PhD Candidate
Feb 21, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Defining Mechanisms that Maintain Reading Frame in Eukaryotic Translation
Jiyu Wang
PhD Candidate
Feb 28, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Benchmarking RNA Force Fields using Hairpin Loop Folding Free Energy Change
Louis Smith
PhD Candidate
Feb 28, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)Coactivator PGC1β Contains a Novel CBP80-Binding Motif That Orchestrates Efficient Target-Gene Transcription and Transcript Splicing
Christopher Phipps
PhD Candidate
Mar 01, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Diversity in Post-Transcriptional Modifications: Adaptive or Not?
Jianzhi
Marshall W. Nirenberg Collegiate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Mar 07, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Meemanage De Zoysa
PhD Candidate
Mar 07, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Fanfan Hao
PhD Candidate
Mar 08, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Mechanisms of RNA-based Immunity in Prokaryotes
Ailong Ke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Mar 15, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Mechanism-Based Antisense Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Adrian R. Krainer, Ph.D.
St. Giles Foundation Professor of Molecular Genetics and Program Chair, Cancer & Molecular Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Mar 21, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Luke Marr
PhD Candidate
Mar 21, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Viktoriya Anokhina
PhD Candidate
Mar 22, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Genomic Mechanisms of Gene Regulation and Chromatin Organization
Frank Pugh, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Mar 28, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Thareendra De Zoysa
PhD Candidate
Mar 28, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Lauren Benoodt
PhD Candidate
Mar 29, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Specialized Translation Mechanisms by microRNAs in Cancer Quiescence
Shobha Vasudevan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Genetics, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Cancer Research, Boston, MA
Apr 04, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Qiang Chen
PhD Candidate
Apr 04, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Tyler Couch
PhD Candidate
Apr 05, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)LncRNA Control of Heart Development and Disease
Doug M. Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Apr 11, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center Whipple (2-6424)TBA
Lisa Houston
PhD Candidate
Apr 11, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center Whipple (2-6424)TBA
Michael Bryan
PhD Candidate
Apr 12, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)How RNA Structures ‘Jiggle and Wiggle’ at Atomic Resolution: Importance to Function and Drug Discovery
Hashim Al-Hashimi, Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, Director, Duke Center for RNA Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Apr 18, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Chapin Cavender
PhD Candidate
Apr 18, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Nazish Jeffery
PhD Candidate
Apr 19, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center Class of ’62 Aud (G-9425)Exploration of CRISPR Diversity: from Microbiology to Biotechnology
Feng Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Core Member, Broad Institute of MIT, Cambridge, MA
Apr 25, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Yuliya Muradova
PhD Candidate
Apr 25, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Wan-Jung Lai
PhD Candidate
Apr 26, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Ribosomal RNA Modification and Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance
Graeme L. Conn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
May 02, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Jerry Madukwe
PhD Candidate
May 02, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Medical Center S-Wing Auditorium (3-7619)TBA
Rohith Palli
PhD Candidate
May 03, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Mechanism and Dysfunction of Spliceosome Assembly
Aaron Hoskins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
May 31, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)Uncovering Novel Capabilities of Acid Sensing Ion Channels
David M. MacLean, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY