Seminars Spring ‘15

Jan. 7 Wed.

3:45 tea
4:00pm seminar

Miriam Osterfield

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Princeton University

“Three-dimensional Epithelial Morphogenesis in Drosophila Evolution: Theme and Variations”

Scott Holley

BASS 305

Jan. 12 Mon.

1:00 pm tea
1:15 pm seminar

Yannick Jacob

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Cold Spring Harbor Lab

“Silent passengers no more: new roles for histone H3 variants during DNA replications and reproductions”

Stephen Dellaporta

OML 202

Jan. 14 Wed.

3:45 pm tea
4:00 pm seminar

Young Kwon

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Harvard Medical School

“Modeling Systemic Organ Wasting in Drosophila”

Haig Keshishian

OML 202

Jan. 21 Wed.

3:45 pm tea
4:00 pm seminar

Nadya Dimitrova

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MIT

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

“Investigation of long non-coding RNAs in Tumorigenesis”

Ron Breaker

OML 202

Jan. 26 Mon.

1:00 pm tea
1:15 pm seminar

Carolyn Adler

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Stowers Institute, Univ. Utah

“Uncovering the Molecular Logic of Organ Regeneration in Planarians”

Valerie Horsley

OML 202

Jan. 28 Wed.

3:45 pm tea
4:00 pm seminar

Stephanie Weber

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POSTPONED

Feb 23 weather

Princeton University

“Inverse size scaling of the nucleolus by a concentration-dependent phase transition”

John Carlson

OML 202

Feb. 2 Mon.

1:00 pm tea
1:15 pm seminar

Josien van Wolfswinkel

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MIT, Whitehead Institute

‘Hiding in the crowd: pluripotent stem cells in planarian regeneration”

Shirin Bahmanyar

OML 202

Feb. 4 Wed.

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Heng-Chi Lee

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UMAss , Medical School Worcester.

“Small RNA-mediated epigenetic silencing of foreign nucleic acids in C. elegans

Haig Keshishian

OML 202

Feb. 9 Mon.

1:00 pm tea
1:15 pm seminar

Yuval Rinkevitch

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CANCELLED

Stanford University

“Regeneration of Tissues & Organs:From Analysis to Synthesis”

Josh Gendron

OML 202

Feb. 11 Wed.

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Sarah Zanders

faculty search

Fred Hutchinson Cancar Res. Ctr. “How to cheat at sex and win”

Tom Pollard

OML 202

Feb. 16 Mon.

1:00 pm tea

1:15 pm seminar

Samantha Morris

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Harvard University

“A Blueprint for Cell Fate: Biology Applied to Stem Cell Engineering”

Farren Isaacs

OML 202

Feb. 18 Wed.

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Won-Suk Chung

faculty search

Stanford University

“The phagocytic role of astrocytes in synapse elimination”

Damon Clark

OML 202

Feb. 23 Mon.      1:00 tea 1:15 seminar

Stephanie Weber

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Princeton University

“Inverse size scaling of the nucleolus by a concentration phase transition”

Damon Clark

OML 202

Feb 25

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Brendan Manning

Harvard

“Nutrient sensing and metabolic regulation through the mTOR signaling network”

Craig Crews

OML 202

Mar. 4

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Marc Hammarlund Yale “Mechanisms of axon regeneration in C.elegans

Shirin Bahmanyar

OML 202

Mar. 11

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

break

OML 202

Mar. 24

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Suckjoon Jun

Sacker Physics Eng.

seminar

UCSD

“Cell size control and homeostasis if individual cells”

Thierry Emonet

KBT 1214

Mar. 25

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Grace Pavlath

Emory University “Molecular regulation of muscle stem cells: Regulating the balance between quiescence and proliferation”

Valerie Horsley

OML 202

Apr. 1

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Harry Higgs Dartmouth Medical School

“E Uno Plures: role of formins in actin-dependent filopodia assembly and mitochondrial fission”

Tom Pollard

OML 202

Apr. 8

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Canceled

Jeannie Lee

will reschedule in the fall

Harvard

“TBA”

Anna Pyle

OML 202

Apr. 22

12:45 tea
1:00 pm seminar

Elaine Ostrander NIIH

“Dog Tales: The Genetics of Man’s Best Friend”

MCDB Grad Student Patrick McMillen

KBT 1214

Apr. 22

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Special Seminar

Sidney Altman

Yale University

“RNA Biology and Profanity”

MCDB Dept.

OML 202

Apr. 29

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Daniel Suter

 Purdue University

 ”Reactive Oxygen Species in Axonal Growth and Guidance”

 Paul Forscher

OML 202

   

May 6

3:45 tea
4:00 pm seminar

Lance Davidson

University of Pittsburg

“Mechanobiology of morphogenesis: ensuring robust development with feedback control”

Scott Holley

OML 202