Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2014 SPRING 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.

Click here for 2013 FALL Schedule

Click here for Chalk Talk Schedule

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.

January 6
BRB Auditorium
David C. Page, M.D.
Director, Whitehead Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title:
"The Fruits of Abstinence: The Sex Chromosomes"
Host: Jonathan Epstein, M.D. (CDB)
January 13
BRB Auditorium
Stavros Lomvardas, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Title:
"Molecular mechanisms of olfactory receptor gene choice"
Host:
Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)
February 3
BRB Auditorium
Maxwell Heiman, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Title:
"How neurons and glia get their shapes in C. elegans"
Host: Meera Sundaram, Ph.D. (Genetics)
February 10
BRB Auditorium

Ronald Evans, Ph.D.
The Salk Institute
Title:
"Nuclear Receptors and the Hunger Games: From Feast to Famine"
Host: Patrick Seale, Ph.D. (CDB/R.G. Williams Lecture)

February 11
BRB Auditorium
4:00PM

Barry Gumbiner, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Title:
"Bidirectional signaling by cadherins and catenins in development and cancer"
Cosponsored by CDB and the ITMAT Program in Translational Biomechanics

February 17
BRB Auditorium
Morgan Sheng, Ph.D.
Genentech
Title:
"Sculpting neurons and boosting mitochondria -- relevance to ADHD and Parkinson's disease"
Host: Tom Jongens, Ph.D. (Genetics)
February 24
BRB Auditorium
Karen Mohlke, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina
Title:
"Insulin processing and secretion: genes,
variants, and mechanisms"

Host: Maja Bucan, Ph.D. (Genetics)
March 10
BRB Auditorium
Mark Krasnow, Ph.D.
Stanford School of Medicine
Title:
"Elucidating lung development and stem cells at single cell resolution"
Host: Amin Ghabrial, Ph.D. (CDB)
March 17
BRB Auditorium

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March 24
BRB Auditorium


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March 31
BRB Auditorium
Peng Jin , Ph.D.
Emory University
Title: TBA
Host: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)
April 7
BRB Auditorium

Arjun Raj, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Title:
"Adventures in non-local and global gene regulation"
Host: Jonathan Epstein, M.D. (CDB)

April 14
BRB Auditorium
Trudy Mackay, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University
Title: TBA
Host: Maja Bucan, Ph.D. (Genetics)
April 21
BRB Auditorium
4:00PM
Michael Levine, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Title:
"Transcriptional precision in the Drosophila embryo and the evolutionary origins of vertebrate neural crest and cranial placodes in the Ciona tadpole"
Host: Stephen Liebhaber, M.D. (Genetics/Cohen Lecture)
April 24
SCTR Auditorium
4:00PM
Nancy Bonini, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Title: TBA
Host: Michael Granato, Ph.D. (CDB/Liu Lecture)
April 28
BRB Auditorium
Jonathan R. Whetstine, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Title: TBA
Host: Shelley Berger, Ph.D. & Ken Zaret, Ph.D. (Epigenetics)
May 5
BRB Auditorium
Su Guo, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Title: TBA
Host: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)
May 12
BRB Auditorium
Andrew McMahon, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Title: TBA
Host: Michael Convente, Tanya Corman, Mudit Gupta & Melinda Snitow (CDB Student Invite)

Click here for Chalk Talk schedule

Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology
1157 BRB II/III
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6058
Tel: (215) 573-9306
Fax: (215) 898-9871