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Seminars Archive 2010-2011

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July '10
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    16 11:30am - 1:30pm

John Beausang Thesis Defense: Single molecule investigations of DNA looping using the tethered particle method and translocation by acto-myosin using polarized total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy (polTIRF). Advisors: Philip Nelson, Ph.D., Department of Physics and Yale E. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., Pennsylvania Muscle Institute BRB, room 252

August '10
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    16 2pm - 3pm The role of mTOR signaling in muscle during development, growth and aging. Markus A. Rüegg, PhD, Department of Neurobiology, Biozentrum, University of Basel. Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)

September '10
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    20 2pm - 3pm Maintaining skeletal muscle mass: Lessons learned from hibernation and aging. Ronald Cohn, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Neurology and the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    27 2pm - 3pm Mechanisms and therapies for respiratory muscle failure. Ahlke Heydemann, PhD, Department of Molecular Cardiology, University of Chicago. Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)

October '10
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    4 2pm - 3pm Calcium signaling to myosin. James Travis Stull, PhD, Department of Physiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    11 4pm - 5pm -Special Seminar- Progress in understanding the motor mechanism of myosin: Lessons from myosin V and VI. Recipient of the 2010 Stanley N. Cohen Biomedical Research Award H. Lee Sweeney, PhD, Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    25 2pm - 3pm Stretch-induced force enhancement and sarcomere mechanics in skeletal muscles. Dilson Rassier, PhD, Department of Kinesiology, Physics and Physiology, McGill University, Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)

November '10
5

    8 2pm - 3pm Switches, levers, and transmissions in kinesin motors. Steven Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center. Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    15 2pm - 3pm The role of N-linked glycans in protein maturation and quality control in the early secretory pathway. Daniel Hebert, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    22 2pm - 3pm  
    29 2pm - 3pm  

December '10
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    6 2pm - 3pm The search for genes associated with skeletal muscle size and strength: Does GWAS have the answer? Joseph Devaney, Ph.D., Center for Genetic Medicine Research (CGMR), Children's National Medical Center, Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    10 9am-6:30pm Retreat and Symposium - Cytoskeleton, Motors, and Membrane Traffacking
    13   ASCB - American Society for Cell Biology
    20 3pm - 5pm Holiday Party
    27 2pm - 3pm WINTER BREAK

January '11
5

    3 2pm - 3pm  
    10 2pm - 3pm  
    17 2pm - 3pm MLK Day
    24 2pm - 3pm Myostatin: A molecular rheostat for muscle mass. Se-Jin Lee, MD, PhD, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building
    31 2pm - 3pm  

February '11
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    7 2pm - 3pm Membrane remodeling during Ca2+-triggered exocytosis. Edwin Chapman, PhD, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building
    8 1pm - 2pm John Lewis Thesis Defense: Examining the coupling of the mechanical and chemical functions of myosin family members using single molecule and bulk solution techniques. Advisors: Yale E. Goldman, MD, Ph.D., E. Michael Ostap, Ph.D., Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building
    14 2pm - 3pm  
    21 2pm - 3pm NO SEMINAR
    28 2pm - 3pm Ca2+ release units/mitochondria association in developing and diseased skeletal muscle. Simona Boncompagni, PhD, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building

March '11
5

    1 - Tuesday

2pm - 3pm

 

Special Workshop - Tracking single particles and elongated filaments with nanometer precision. Felix Ruhnow, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics. Dresden, Germany, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building
    7 2pm - 3pm Biophysical Society Annual Meeting
    14 2pm - 3pm Identification of Enhancers of DMD Exon Skipping Carrie Miceli, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, UCLA, ***Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    21 2pm - 3pm Molecular mechanism of co-translational protein targeting - a tale of two GTPases and an RNA. Shu-Ou Shan, PhD, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building
    28 2pm - 3pm CANCELLED - Ras Trafficking and compartmentalized signaling. Mark Philips, PhD, Department of Medicine, Cell Biology, and Pharmacology, New York Cancer Institute, Disision of Rheumatology, NYU School of Medicine, Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)

April '11
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    4 2pm - 3pm Epigenetic control of skeletal myogenesis. Vittorio Sartorelli, MD, Laboratory of Muscle Stem Cells and Gene Regulation, NIH/NIAMS, Physiology Conference Room, B400 Richards Building
    5 2pm - 3pm Roman Gorelik Thesis Defense: Actin-independent mechanisms of targeting formin mDia2 to the plasma membrane. Advisors: Tatyana Svitkina, PhD, Room 253 Biomedical Research Building
    11 2pm - 3pm Endoplasmic reticulum nanodomains in regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis. Larry Gerace, PhD, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building
    18 2pm - 3pm Wnt signaling and the control of synaptic strength. Andres Villu Maricq, MD, PhD, Department of Biology, Center for Cell and Genome Science, University of Utah, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building
    25 2pm - 3pm Toxic RNAs in neuromuscular disease. Maurice S. Swanson, PhD, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and the Genetics Institute, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building

May '11
5

    2 2pm - 3pm Deciphering the fate decisions of human pluripotent stem cells. Fei Wang, PhD, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building
    5 Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Systems analysis of clathrin-coated pit dynamics. Allen Liu, PhD, Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute (Cell & Molecular Imaging Faculty Candidate), Class of 62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building)
    9 2pm - 3pm Assembling and connecting the cytokinesis dots. Jian-Qiu Wu, PhD, Department of Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building
    16 2pm - 3pm Paying the piper-tracking calcium movements in the superfast sound-producing muscle of fish. Larry Rome, PhD, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building
    23 2pm - 3pm Modifiers of exon skipping for Duchenne. Stanley F. Nelson, MD, Department of Human Genetics, UCLA, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building
    30 2pm - 3pm Memorial Day

June '11
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2pm - 3pm Single Molecule Studies of α-Synuclein and Tau : Mapping Conformational Changes Relevant to Disease. Elizabeth Rhoades, PhD, Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Yale University, Physiology Conference Room, B404 Richards Building

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