Seminars Spring ‘14

Date /Time

Seminar Speaker

Institution

Title

Host

Location

Jan. 22

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Holger Knaut

Skirball Institute, NYU School of Medicine

“Guidance Strategies - How Migrating Cells find Their Target”

Scott Holley

KBT 1214

Jan. 29

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

CBI Search

Raymond Moellering

The Scripps Research Institute

“Exposing and Exploiting Novel Metabolic Pathways in Normal and Diseased Biology”

Frank Slack

OML 202

Feb. 5

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

CBI Search

Matthew Good

University of California, Berkeley

“Adaptability of Intracellular Structures to Variations in Cell Size and Shape”

Frank Slack

OML 202

Feb. 12

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

CBI Search

Yasuo Yoshikuni

Bio Architecture Lab, Inc.

“Engineered Microbial Platforms for Biofuel and Renewable Chemical Production from Brown Seaweed”

Farren Isaacs

OML 202

Feb. 19

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

CBI Search

Jared Toettcher

University of California, San Francisco

“Using Optogenetics to Dissect Information Processing in Cell Signaling Networks”

Anna Pyle

OML 202

Feb 26

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

CBI Search

Prashant Mali

Harvard Medical School

“Cas9 as a Versatile Tool for Engineering Biology”

Farren Isaacs

OML 202

Mar. 5

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

CBI Search

Sloan Siegrist

University of California, Berkeley

“Tear Down this Wall! Peptidoglycan Dynamics during Infection”

Anna Pyle

OML 202

Mar. 12

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Lee Rubin

Harvard

“A New Pathway to the Clinic: Using Stem Cells to Identify Potential Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Disease”

Brett Shook

MCDB Students

OML 202

Mar. 19

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Brett Lindenbach

Yale University

“Protein-membrane nanomachines for RNA replication and infectious spread”

Anna Pyle

OML 202

Mar. 26

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Daniel

Colon-Ramos

Yale University

Glia in synaptic development and maintenance: lessons from C. elegans”  

Valerie Horsley

OML 202

Apr. 2

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Anne Brunet

Stanford University

“Epigenetic and Metabolic Regulation of Aging”

Frank Slack

OML 202

Apr. 9

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Mecky Pohlschroder

UPENN

“Novel Insights into Regulation and Biosynthesis of Prokaryotic Cell Surface Structures”

Frank Slack

OML 202

Apr. 16

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Christopher Potter

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

“Drosophila Respond to Food Odors in a Surprising Way”

John Carlson

OML 202

Apr. 23

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Danelle Devenport

Princeton University

“Crossing the Divide: Preserving Cell Polarity and Tissue Patterning During Mitosis” 

Valerie Horsley

OML 202

Apr. 30

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Jennifer Zallen

Sloan-Kettering Institute

“Shaping the embryo:  Cellular dynamics in development”

Valerie Horsley & Paul Forscher

KBT 1214

May 7

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Bruce Goode

Brandeis University

 ”Deconstructing Actin Network Turnover: from living cells to single molecules”

Paul Forscher

OML 202