Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2015 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 2014 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 5
BRB Auditorium

Lila Solnica-Krezel, Ph.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
Title:
"Genetic Analysis of Gastrulation in Zebrafish"
Host: Joseph Zinski (CDB Student)

January 12
BRB Auditorium
Oliver Hobert, Ph.D.
Columbia University
Title:
" The genetics of left/right asymmetry in the nervous system of C.elegans"
Host:
Meera Sundaram, Ph.D. (Genetics)
January 26
BRB Auditorium
Derek L. Stemple, Ph.D.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Title:
“Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of Vertebrate Gene Function"
Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (CDB)

February 2
BRB Auditorium

*Rescheduled*

Tony Wynshaw-Boris, M.D., Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Title:
"Chromosome therapy: rescue of ring chromosomes by cellular reprogramming"
Host: Maja Bucan, Ph.D. (Genetics)
February 9
BRB Auditorium

Chris Doe, Ph.D.
University of Oregon
Title:
"Developmental origins of neural circuits: crawling towards an answer"
Host: John Murray, Ph.D. (Genetics)

February 16
BRB Auditorium

Mark Rebeiz, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Title:
"Morphological Evolution: the modification and origination of nodes and networks in development."
Host: Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D. (Genetics)

February 23
BRB Auditorium
Nipam Patel, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Title:
"The Evolution of Developmental Diversity: Insights from Emerging Model Systems"
Host: Roberto Bonasio, Ph.D. (CDB/R.G. Williams Lecture)

February 26
SCTR 9-146AB

*12:00PM

Jennifer Zallen, Ph.D.
Sloan Kettering Institute
Title:
"Shaping the embryo: Integrating signals and forces in multicellular systems"
Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (CDB)

March 2
BRB Auditorium
John Kim, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Medical School
Title:
" The role of small RNAs and RNA binding proteins in post-transcriptional gene regulation"
Host: Joe Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)
March 9
BRB Auditorium
Catherine Dulac, Ph.D.
Harvard University
Title:
"Molecular and Cellular Architecture of the Mouse Social Brain: from Genes to Circuits."
Host: Celine Santiago (CDB Student)
March 16
BRB Auditorium
Adam Frost, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Utah
Title:
"DOGmas, CATtails, and a Structural Surprise: How the Ribosome Quality Control Complex (RQC) recognizes and rescues renegade ribosomes."
Host: Erfei Bi, Ph.D. (CDB)
March 23
BRB Auditorium
Thomas Lecuit, Ph.D.
IBDM
Title:
"Biomechanics of Tissue Morphogenesis"
Host: Amin Ghabrial, Ph.D. (CDB/Pepe Lecture)
March 30
BRB Auditorium
Tony Wynshaw-Boris, M.D., Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Title:
"Chromosome therapy: rescue of ring chromosomes by cellular reprogramming"
Host: Maja Bucan, Ph.D. (Genetics)
April 6
BRB Auditorium

Jeannie Lee, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Title:
TBA
Host: Dan Rader, M.D. (Genetics)

April 13
BRB Auditorium
Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Title:
TBA
Host: Wenqin Luo, M.D., Ph.D. (CDB)
April 20
BRB Auditorium
Yingzi Yang, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Title:
TBA
Host: Eileen Shore, Ph.D. (Genetics)
April 27
BRB Auditorium
James Nelson, Ph.D.
Stanford School of Medicine
Title:
TBA
Host: Marisa Bartolomei, Ph.D. (CDB)
May 4
BRB Auditorium
Bing Ren, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
Title:
TBA
Host: Joe Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)
May 11
BRB Auditorium
Roberto Mayor, Ph.D.
University College London
Title:
TBA
Host: Shannon Fisher, M.D., Ph.D. (CDB/R.G. Williams Lecture)

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