Cell & Developmental Biology

UPenn Cell & Developmental Biology

Seminar Series - 2013 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 2012 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 7
BRB Auditorium

Thomas A. Rando, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Host: M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D. (CDB)

January 14
BRB Auditorium

H. Joseph Yost, Ph.D.
The University of Utah

Host: Yi Wang, Graduate Student Invite (CDB)

January 28
BRB Auditorium

James Manley, Ph.D.
Columbia University

Host:  Steve Liebhaber, Ph.D. (Genetics)

February 4
BRB Auditorium

Michael Dyer, Ph.D.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Host: Arupa Ganguly, Ph.D. (Genetics)

February 11
BRB Auditorium

Keith Mostov, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Host: Amin Ghabrial, Ph.D. (CDB)

February 18
BRB Auditorium

Amy Wagers, Ph.D.
Harvard University

Host: M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D. (CDB)

February 25
BRB Auditorium

Arend Sidow, Ph.D.
Stanford University Medical Center

Host: John Murray, Ph.D. (Genetics)

March 4
BRB Auditorium

Sharon Y.R. Dent, Ph.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Host: Shelley Berger, Ph.D. (Epigenetics)

March 11
BRB Auditorium

Angelika Amon, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
" Causes and consequences of aneuploidy "
Host: Jesse Platt, ( Grad Student; CDB Student Invite)

(Rescheduled from 10/29/12)

March 18
BRB Auditorium

Michael Rosbash, Ph.D.
Brandeis University

“Genome-wide Approaches and Circadian Regulation of Gene Expression”

Host: Renske Erion, Graduate Student Invite (Genetics)

March 25


April 1
BRB Auditorium

Karen Adelman, Ph.D.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - National Institutes of Health

" Potentiating signal-responsive gene expression: a dynamic dance between paused RNA polymerase and chromatin"

Host: Kenneth Zaret, Ph.D. (CDB)

April 8
BRB Auditorium

Mark Bear, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

" Pathophysiology and treatment of fragile X and related disorders"

Host: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D. (Genetics)

April 15
BRB Auditorium

Zena Werb, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

"Of Mice and Women: How studying mammary development informs us about breast cancer metastasis"

Host: Amin Ghabrial, Ph.D. (CDB)

April 22
BRB Auditorium

Sean Morrison, Ph.D.
Southwestern Medical Center

Title: "Stem cell self-renewal and cancer"

Host: David Rawnsley, Graduate Student Invite (CDB)

April 29
BRB Auditorium

Iswar Hariharan, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley

Title: "Genetic regulation of developmental and regenerative growth"

Host: Mary Mullins, Ph.D. (CDB)

May 6
BRB Auditorium

Yi Zhang, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Title: "Mechanism and function of Tet-Mediated 5mC oxidation"

Host: Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou (Genetics)

May 13

TRC Auditorium


May 20
BRB Auditorium

Mary-Claire King, Ph.D.
University of Washington School of Medicine

Title: "Anna Karenina and the genetics of complex human disease"

Bernard Cohen Memorial Lecture (Genetics)

June 3
BRB Auditorium

Alex Meissner, PhD
Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Title: "DNA methylation dynamics in stem cells and development"

Host: Robert Plasschaert, Graduate Student Invite (Genetics)

June 17
BRB Auditorium

Ruth Lehmann, Ph.D.
NYU Langone Medical Center

Title: "Forming and protecting the germ line"

Host: Jonathan Raper, Ph.D. (CDB)

June 25

Click here for Chalk Talk Schedule

Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6058
Tel: (215) 746-2815
Fax: (215) 898-9871