Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2014 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 8
BRB Auditorium

Bob Goldstein, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Cellular Mechanisms of Morphogenesis"
Host: Stephen DiNardo, Ph.D. (CDB)

September 15
BRB Auditorium

Jonathan Weissman, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
" Globally monitoring translation in space and time through ribosome profiling"
Host: Ian Silverman (Genetics student)

September 22
BRB Auditorium

David Reich, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
"Toward a new science of the human past informed by ancient DNA"
Host: Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D. (Genetics)

September 29
BRB Auditorium

David Fay, Ph.D.
University of Wyoming
"How British Nematodes Maintain a Stiff Upper Lip: An unexpected connection between Marfan Syndrome and worm embryogenesis"
Host: Meera Sundaram, Ph.D. (Genetics)

October 6
BRB Auditorium

Ben Stanger, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
"The tricks of the trade: Using the tools of developmental biology to study pancreatic cancer"
Host: M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D. (CDB)

October 27
BRB Auditorium

Dmitri Petrov, Ph.D.
Stanford University
"Population genomics of rapid adaptation"
Host: Nicholas G. Crawford, Ph.D. (Genetics Postdoc)

November 3
BRB Auditorium

Genetics Sympsoium
Monica Justic and Joe Takahashi

November 10
BRB Auditorium

Allan Jacobson, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Bench to bedside and back to the bench: NMD, translation termination, and the development of therapeutic nonsense suppression."
Stephen Liebhaber, M.D. (Genetics)

November 17
CRB Austrian

Peter Devreotes, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
"The Cell's Compass: How cells move and know where to move."
Host: Peter Klein, M.D., Ph.D. (CDB)

November 24
BRB Auditorium

Fred de Sauvage, Ph.D.
"Targeting Developmental Pathways in Cancer"
Host: Ryan Cedeno (CDB Student)

December 1
BRB Auditorium

Arthur Lander, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California Irvine
"Design Principles of Biological Growth Control"
Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (CDB)

December 8
BRB Auditorium
Marian Walhout, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Nutritional regulatory networks"
Host: John Murray, Ph.D. (Genetics)
December 15
BRB Auditorium

Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6058
Tel: (215) 573-9306
Fax: (215) 898-9871