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2014-2015 Seminars


September


8

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Bob Goldstein, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Cellular Mechanisms of Morphogenesis"

 

CDB

15

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Jonathan Weissman, Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco

"Globally monitoring translation in space and time through ribosome profiling"

 

Genetics

22

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

David Reich, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

"Toward a new science of the human past informed by ancient DNA"

 

Genetics

29

4:00PM*
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

*Please note time change

David S. Fay, Ph.D.
University of Wyoming

"How British Nematodes Maintain a Stiff Upper Lip: An unexpected connection between Marfan Syndrome and worm embryogenesis"

 

Genetics


October


6

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Ben Z. Stanger, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

"The tricks of the trade: Using the tools of developmental biology to study pancreatic cancer"

 

CDB

13

Smilow Center for Translational Research

ITMAT Symposium

ITMAT

27

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Dmitri Petrov, Ph.D.
Stanford University

"Population genomics of rapid adaptation"

 

 

Genetics


November


3

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

6th Annual Penn Genetics Symposium | Neurogenetics

 

Genetics

10

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Allan Jacobson, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts

"Bench to bedside and back to the bench: NMD, translation termination, and the development of therapeutic nonsense suppression"

Genetics

17

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Peter Devreotes, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

"The cell’s compass: How cells move and know where to move"

 

CDB

24

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Fred de Sauvage, Ph.D.
Genetech

"Targeting Developmental Pathways in Cancer"

 

CDB


December


1

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Arthur Lander, Ph.D.
University of California Irvine

"Design Principles of Biological Growth Control"

 

CDB

8

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Marian Walhout, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts

"Nutritional regulatory networks"

 

Genetics


January

5

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Lila Solnica-Krezel, Ph.D.
Washington University in Saint Louis

"Genetic Analysis of Gastrulation in Zebrafish"

CDB

12

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Oliver Hobert, Ph.D.
Columbia University

The genetics of left/right asymmetry in the nervous system of C.elegans"

Genetics

26

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Derek L. Stemple, Ph.D.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

Toward a Comprehensive Understanding of Vertebrate Gene Function"

CDB


February


9

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Chris Doe, Ph.D.
University of Oregon

"Developmental origins of neural circuits: crawling towards an answer"

Genetics

16

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Mark Rebeiz, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

"Morphological Evolution: the modification and origination of nodes and networks in development"

Genetics

23

R.G. Williams Lecture

Nipam Patel, Ph.D.
University of California Berkeley

"The Evolution of Developmental Diversity: Insights from Emerging Model Systems"

CDB


March


2

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

John Kim, Ph.D.
University of Michigan School of Medicine

"The role of small RNAs and RNA binding proteins in post-transcriptional gene regulation"

Genetics

9

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Catherine Dulac, Ph.D.
University of Michigan

“Molecular and Cellular Architecture of the Mouse Social Brain: from Genes to Circuits”

CDB

16

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Adam Frost, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine

“DOGmas, CATtails, and a Structural Surprise: How the Ribosome Quality Control Complex (RQC) recognizes and rescues renegade ribosomes"

CDB

23

Pepe Lecture

Thomas Lecuit, Ph.D.
Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille

“Biomechanics of tissue morphogenesis"

CDB

30

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, M.D., Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University

"Chromosome therapy: rescue of ring chromosomes by cellular reprogramming"

Genetics


April


6

Cohen Lecture
4:00PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Jeannie Lee, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

“Epigenetic regulation by long noncoding RNA”

Genetics

13

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

"Frizzled receptors in development and disease"

CDB

20

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Yingzi Yang, Ph.D.
Harvard School of Dental Medicine

"Learning the roles of Gαs in Wnt and Hedgehog signaling from genetic diseases"

Genetics

27

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Neil Risch, Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco

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Genetics


May


4

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Bing Ren, Ph.D.
University of California San Diego

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Genetics

11

R.G. Williams Lecture

Roberto Mayor
University College London

“Emergent properties of collective cell migration”

CDB