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2013/2014 Seminars


September


9

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Lee Niswander
The University of Colorado

“New viewpoints into early neural development and brain disorders”

 

CDB

16

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Michael Dyer
Director, Division of Developmental Biology
St. Jude Children’s Hospital

“Retinoblastoma: Bridging Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Genetics”

 

Genetics

23

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Sally Horne-Badovinac
The University of Chicago

Spinning the matrix - basement membrane secretion and remodeling during organ morphogenesis

 

CDB

30

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Elizabeth R. Gavis
Princeton University

“Localized RNAs, local translation, and developmental asymmetry”

 

CDB


October


14

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Hopi Hoekstra
Harvard University

“From mice to molecules: the genetic and developmental basis of evolutionary change

 

CDB

21

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Jessica Tyler
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Regulation of genomic processes by chromatin assembly and disassembly”

 

CDB

28

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

James Noonan
Yale University

"Evolution of the human developmental regulome"

 

Genetics


November


4

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
SCTR

James R. Priess
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

"Formation and remodeling of epithelial tubes in C. elegans"

 

Genetics

18

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Kenneth Fischbeck
National Institutes of Health

"Therapeutics development for hereditary neurological diseases"

 

Genetics

25

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

George Daley
Harvard University

"Stem Cells in Development and Disease"

 

CDB


December


2

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Joseph Gleeson
University of California San Diego

"Exome sequencing in early onset neurodegenerative diseases"

 

Genetics

9

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Karen Adelman
National Institutes of Health

"Pausing of Pol II: providing a window of opportunities"

 

CDB

16

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Matthias Hebrok
University of California San Francisco

"Loss of identity – cellular dedifferentiation in pancreas cancer and diabetes"

 

CDB


January

6

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

David Page
Whitehead Institute, MIT

"The Fruits of Abstinence: The Sex Chromosomes"

CDB

13

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Stavros Lomvardas
Asst Professor, Dept of Anatomy
University of California San Francisco

Molecular mechanisms of olfactory receptor gene choice"

Genetics


February


3

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Max Heiman
Harvard University

"How neurons and glia get their shapes in C. elegans"

Genetics

10

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Ronald Evans
Salk Institute

“Nuclear Receptors and the Hunger Games: From Feast to Famine"

CDB

17

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Morgan Sheng
Genentech

"Sculpting neurons and boosting mitochondria -- relevance to ADHD and Parkinson's disease"

Genetics

24

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Karen Mohlke
University of North Carolina

“Insulin processing and secretion: genes, variants, and mechanisms”

Genetics


March


10

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Mark Krasnow
Stanford University

"Elucidating lung development and stem cells at single cell resolution"

CDB

31

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Peng Jin
Emory University

“Dynamic DNA Methylation in Development and Diseases”

Genetics


April


14

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Trudy Mackay
North Carolina State University

“Charting the Genotype-Phenotype Map: Lessons from Drosophila”

Genetics

21

4:00PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Michael S. Levine
University of California Berkeley

"Transcriptional precision in the Drosophila embryo and the evolutionary origins of vertebrate neural crest and cranial placodes in the Ciona tadpole"

Genetics

28

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Johnathan R. Whetstine
Harvard Medical School

“Chromatin modulators provide a new insight into cancer genomes”

CDB


May


5

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Su Guo
University of California San Francisco

From construction to function: exploring how the brain works”

Genetics

12

12:15PM
Main Auditorium
BRB I/II

Andrew McMahon
University of Southern California

“Generation and repair of the mammalian kidney”

CDB