Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2012 Fall Schedule

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The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology hosts a different speaker every Monday (unless otherwise noted) of the academic year, with invitees ranging from postdoctoral researchers to prominent scientists presenting a broad array of current, cell & developmental biology-related research. Our series is co-sponsored with the Department of Genetics and the Institute for Regenerative Medicine. We encourage all interested faculty, students and staff to attend.

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Unless otherwise noted, time and location: 12:15 p.m., Biomedical Research Building II/III

To link to the speaker's laboratory, please click on their name.

September 17
BRB Auditorium

Shanthini Sockanathan, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
"Novel mechanisms regulating neurogenesis
in the developing nervous system"

Host: Michael Granato, Ph.D. and Amita Sehgal, PhD. (CDB)

September 24
BRB Auditorium

IRM Symposium

October 1
BRB Auditorium

S. Lawrence Zipursky, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
"Cell recognition and wiring the brain"
Host: Michael Granato, Ph.D. (CDB/Liu Lecture)

October 8
BRB Auditorium

Dale Dorsett, Ph.D.
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Host: Ian Krantz, Ph.D. (Genetics)

October 22
BRB Auditorium

Paul Sternberg, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Host: John Murray, Ph.D. (Genetics)

October 29
BRB Auditorium

Angelika Amon, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Jesse Platt, ( Grad Student; CDB Student Invite)

November 5
BRB Auditorium

Xinyu Zhao, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)

November 12
BRB Auditorium

Mario Pirastu
Institute of Population Genetics Alghero, Italy
Host: Dwight Stambolian, Ph.D. (Genetics)

November 19
BRB Auditorium

Eric F. Wieschaus, Ph.D.
Princeton University
Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (RG Williams Lecture)

November 26


December 3
JMB Class 62

Deborah Andrew, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Host: Meera Sundaram, Ph.D. (Genetics)

December 10


December 17
BRB Auditorium

Tae Hoon Kim, Ph.D.
Yale University
Host: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou (Genetics)


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Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6058
Tel: (215) 746-2815
Fax: (215) 898-9871