Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2016 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, Epigenetics and the Institute for Regenerative Medicine. We encourage all interested faculty, students and staff to attend.

Click here for 2015 FALL Schedule

Click here for Chalk Talk Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, time and location: 12:00 p.m., Biomedical Research Building II/III

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

January 11
BRB Auditorium

Gerd Blobel, M.D., Ph.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadephia
Title:
"Mechanisms, functions, and therapeutic potential of chromatin looping"
Host: Marisa Bartolomei, Ph.D. (Epigenetics)

January 25
BRB Auditorium
Becky Burdine, Ph.D.
Princeton
Title:
" Cilia Matters: From left-right patterning to skeletal morphogenesis"
Host: Michael Granato, Ph.D. (DB Training Grant Keynote Speaker)
February 1
BRB Auditorium
OPEN

February 8
BRB Auditorium

 

Christine Thisse, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Title:
"Induction of morphogenesis in vitro"
Host: Francesca Tuazon (CDB Student)
February 15
BRB Auditorium

Karolin Luger, Ph.D.
University of Colorado
Title:
"Nucleosomes: evolution and assembly"
Host: Ken Zaret, Ph.D./Shelley Berger, Ph.D. (IRM/Epigenetics)

February 22
BRB Auditorium

Sean Morrison
University of Texas Southwestern
Title:
"Adult niches for hematopoiesis and osteogenesis"
Host: Ken Zaret, Ph.D./Nancy Speck, Ph.D. (IRM)

February 29
BRB Auditorium
Dieter Egli, Ph.D.
New York Stem Cell Foundation
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Kate Palozola (Genetics Student)

March 7
BRB Auditorium

 

Lois Weisman
University of Michigan
Title:
"“PI(3,5)P2 and PI5P: signaling lipids with links to neurodegenerative disease."
Host: Mara Olenick (Cell & Molecular Biology Training Grant)

March 14
BRB Auditorium
Rob Martienssen, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Title:
" TITLE "
Host: Roberto Bonasio, Ph.D. (CDB)
March 21
BRB Auditorium
Michael Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Joe Zhou (Genetics)
March 28
BRB Auditorium
Brad Cairns, Ph.D.
University of Utah
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Suzi (Genetics Student)
April 4
BRB Auditorium
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Ph.D.
Cambridge
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Ken Zaret, Ph.D. (IRM)
April 11
BRB Auditorium
Tom Maniatis, Ph.D.
Columbia
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Dan Rader, M.D. (Genetics/Cohen Lecture)
April 18
BRB Auditorium

Rick Wozniak, Ph.D.
University of Alberta
Title:
"TITLE "
Host: Celeste Simon, Ph.D. (CDB)

April 25
BRB Auditorium
Gerry Rubin, Ph.D.
Janelia Research Campus
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (CDB/Liu Lecture)
May 2
BRB Auditorium
Wendy Bickmore, Ph.D.
University of Edinburgh
Title:
" TITLE"
Host: Shelley Berger, Ph.D. (Epigenetics)

May 9
BRB Auditorium

 

Cynthia Wolberger, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Title:
"Mechanisms for reading, writing and erasing the histone code"
Host: Ben Black, Ph.D. (Epigenetics)

May 23
BRB Auditorium
Hua Lou, Ph.D.
Case Western
Title:
"TITLE"
Host: Russ Carstens, M.D. (Genetics)
June13
BRB Auditorium
Yang Shi, Ph.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Title:
" Histone methylation, recognition and link to human disease"
Host: Ronen Marmorstein, PH.D. (Epigenetics)

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