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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. "How the kinetochore harnesses microtubule force and centromere stretch to move chromosomes revealed by a FRET tension sensor within Ndc80 protein"
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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