Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2015 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.

October 5
BRB Auditorium

Angela DePace, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Title:
"Precision and plasticity in animal gene regulation"
Host: John Murray, Ph.D. (Genetics)

October 12
BRB Auditorium

Sally Camper, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Title:
"Pituitary development and disease: regulation of stem cell function"
Host: Steve Liebhaber, M.D. (Genetics)

October 19
BRB Auditorium

Sabine Petry, Ph.D.
Princeton
Title:
"Building the Mitotic Spindle via Branching Microtubule Nucleation"
Host: Matthew Good, Ph.D. (CDB)

October 26
BRB Auditorium

David Spector, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Title:
"Probing the Role of the Long Non-Coding RNA Malat1 in Breast Cancer Progression"
Host: Maya Capelson, Ph.D. (CDB)

November 2
BRB Auditorium

Karla Neugebauer, Ph.D.
Yale
Title:
"Zygotic Genome Activation: Transcription, Splicing and the Organization of cell nucleus"
Host:
Peter Klein, M.D. (CDB)

November 9
BRB Auditorium

CANCELLED

November 16
BRB Auditorium

Maria Barna, Ph.D.
Stanford
Title:
"Novel Modes of Cellular Communication: From Specialized Ribosomes to Signaling Filopodia"
Host: Doug Epstein, Ph.D. (Genetics)

November 23
BRB Auditorium

Abby Dernburg, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkely
Title:
"Chromosome architecture and dynamics during meiosis"
Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (CDB/Pepe Lecture)

November 30
BRB Auditorium
Ana Pombo, Ph.D.
MDC
Title:
"Complex multi-enhancer contacts captured in ES cell by Genome Architecture Mapping, a novel ligation-free approach."
Host: Gerd Blobel, M.D., Ph.D. (Epigenetics)
December 7
BRB Auditorium
Jim Ferrell, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford
Title:
"Trigger waves in mitosis and apoptosis"
Host: Matthew Good, Ph.D. (CDB)
December 14
BRB Auditorium
Jim Wells, Ph.D.
Cincinnati
Title:
"Modeling human gastrointestinal development and disease using pluripotent stem cells"
Host: Ed Morrisey, Ph.D./Ken Zaret, Ph.D. (IRM)
December 21
BRB Auditorium
Roel Nusse, Ph.D.
Stanford
Title:
"Wnt Signaling and Stem Cells in the Liver"
Host: Maryam Yousefi (CDB student/R.G. Williams)

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