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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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Using Functional Genomics to Explore the Interface Between Viruses and Hosts

Sara Cherry, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology; Scientific Director, High-throughput Screening Core; Director, Program for Chemogenomic Discovery University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 Feb 20, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Steering Through the Ups and Downs of Research Science

Sara Cherry, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology; Scientific Director, High-throughput Screening Core; Director, Program for Chemogenomic Discovery University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 Feb 21, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of ‘62 Aud G-9425

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Engineered tRNAs for Suppression of Nonsense Mutations

John Lueck, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 Feb 27, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Mark Dumont (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

Functions of Motile Cilia in the Male Reproductive System

Wei Yan, M.D., Ph.D. - University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professor; Director, Single Cell Genomics & Genome Editing Core Labs; Director, Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Reno, NV

 Mar 06, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Xin Li

Linear-Time Prediction of RNA Secondary Structures”

Liang Huang, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; Principal Scientist, Baidu Research USA, Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA

 Mar 13, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Dave Mathews (co-sponsored by the Bioinformatics Cluster)

Translational Control by FMRP in Neuronal Populations: Targets and Mechanism

Jennifer C. Darnell, Ph.D. - Research Associate Professor, Rockefeller University, New York, NY; Professor, Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

 Mar 20, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by the RNA Society & Lexogen and the Graduate Women in Science)

Always Up!

Jennifer C. Darnell, Ph.D. - Research Associate Professor, Rockefeller University, New York, NY; Professor, Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

 Mar 21, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (co-sponsored by the RNA Society and Lexogen)

Sequence Selective Recognition of Double-Stranded RNA by Cationic Nucleobase and Backbone-Modified Peptide Nucleic Acids

Eriks Rozners, Ph.D.. - Chair and Professor, Department of Chemistry, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

 Mar 27, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Ben Miller (Co-sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

RNAs and RNA Binding Proteins in Transcriptional Control

Xiang-Dong Fu, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

 Apr 03, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

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

RNA Aptamers for AMPA Receptors and Beyond

Li Niu, Ph.D. - Chair and Professor, Department of Chemistry, SUNY Albany, Albany, NY

 Apr 10, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

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

Graduate Student NIH T32 Retreat in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Science: Collaboration of Transcription Factors at Promoters and Enhancers to Regulate Distinct Steps in Gene Expression

John Lis, Ph.D. - Barbara McClintock Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Class of ‘62 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 Apr 17, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 (G-9425)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Surviving and Thriving as a Graduate Student

Brigid Cahill, Ph.D. - Director, University Counseling Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 Apr 18, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Controlling Oncogenic RAS with Monobodies”

Shohei Koide, Ph.D. - Professor of Biologics Design, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, New York University School of Medicine; Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY

 Apr 24, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes

Molecular Mechanisms of Splicing Aberrations in Splicing Factor Mutant Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Stephanie Halene, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine and Yale Cancer Center; Member, RNA Science and Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

 May 01, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf (Co-sponsored by the RNA Society & Lexogen and the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)