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September 2014

8     2pm - 3pm Ram Dixit, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Biology Washington University in St. Louis, "Life inside a box: how the microtubule cytoskeleton contributes to plant cell shape”
15     2pm - 3pm John Solaro, PhD - Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago, "Integration of Sarcomere Signaling in Cardiac Function"
22     2pm - 3pm James M. Ervasti, PhD - Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, University of Minnesota, College of Biological Sciences, "Specialization of dystrophin and utrophin impacts muscular dystrophy pathogenesis and treatment"
29     2pm - 3pm John Cooper, MD, PhD - Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, Professor and Interim Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington University in St. Louis, "Capping Protein, CARMILs and Actin Assembly at Membranes"

October 2014

6     2pm - 3pm Eva Nogales, PhD - Senior Faculty Scientist, Deputy Department Head of the Life Sciences Division, Department of Bioenergy/GTL & Structural Biology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley. “Structural insights into microtubule dynamic instability and its regulation”
13     2pm - 3pm Evelyn Ralston, PhD - Chief Light Imaging Section, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, "Microtubules of skeletal muscle: dynamic and stable, different, and important."
20     2pm - 3pm Rebecca Heald, PhD - Flora Lamson Hewlett Chair and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley "Mechanisms of mitosis and size control in Xenopus"
27     2pm - 3pm Donald M. Bers, PhD - Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, Davis. "Calcium Signaling in Cardiac Myocytes  in Health and Disease"

November 2014

3     2pm- 3pm Edward D. Salmon, PhD - Research Professor (Retired James Larkin and Iona Mae Ballou Distinguished Professor), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
10     2pm - 3pm Anthony Cammarato, PhD - Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, John Hopkins University
17     2pm - 3pm Robert T. Dirksen, PhD - Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester Medical Center
24     2pm - 3pm David Odde, PhD - Professor and Acting Department Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

December 2014

1     2pm - 3pm Ye Chen Izu, PhD - Assitant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, Davis
15     2pm - 3pm Scott H. Soderling, PhD - Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Neurobiology, Department of Cell Biology, Co-Director of the BAC Recombineering Facility, Duke University School of Medicine

January 2015

5     2pm - 3pm Michael Previs, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, "Myosin-binding protein C mechanically enhances cardiac excitation-contraction coupling"
12     2pm - 3pm Joseph Metzger, PhD - Professor and Department Head, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology, University of Minnesota
26     2pm - 3pm Jonathan Howard, BSc, PhD - Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Physics, Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Yale University

February 2015

2     2pm - 3pm Thomas D. Pollard, MD - Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Yale University
16     2pm - 3pm Kazuhiro Oiwa
23     2pm - 3pm Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan

March 2015

9     2pm - 3pm Kerry Bloom
16     2pm - 3pm Elizabeth Rhoades
30     2pm - 3pm Ajit Joglekar

April 2015

6     2pm - 3pm Jinghua Hu, PhD - Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology/ Assitant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
20     2pm - 3pm Thomas Surrey

May 2015

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