Recommended Readings: Mark M. Davis, Ph.D. April 25

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, April 25, 2014
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Mark M. Davis, Ph.D.
Burt and Marion Avery Family Professor of Immunology
Director, Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection
Member, Bio-X and Stanford Cancer Institute
Stanford University

Reinventing Human Immunology

Recommended Readings:

Davis, M. M. (2008). A prescription for human immunology. Immunity, 29(6), 835–838. doi:10.1016/j.immuni.2008.12.003

Davis, M. M. (2012). Immunology taught by humans. Science Translational Medicine, 4(117), 117fs2. doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.3003385

Kidd, B. a, Peters, L. a, Schadt, E. E., & Dudley, J. T. (2014). Unifying immunology with informatics and multiscale biology. Nature Immunology, 15(2), 118–127. doi:10.1038/ni.2787

Maecker, H. T., McCoy, J. P., & Nussenblatt, R. (2012). Standardizing immunophenotyping for the Human Immunology Project. Nature Reviews Immunology, 12(3), 191–200. doi:10.1038/nri3158

Su, L. F., Han, A., McGuire, H. M., Furman, D., Newell, E. W., & Davis, M. M. (2014). The Promised Land of Human Immunology. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology. doi:10.1101/sqb.2013.78.022905

Recommended Readings: Susan L. Ackerman, Ph.D. May 2

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, April 25, 2014
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Susan L. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Multicopy Genes Encoding Functional RNAs and Their Role in the CNS

Recommended Readings:

Empirical Articles

Jia, Y., Mu, J. C., & Ackerman, S. L. (2012). Mutation of a U2 snRNA gene causes global disruption of alternative splicing and neurodegeneration. Cell, 148(1-2), 296–308. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2011.11.057

Liu, Y., Zaun, H. C., Orlowski, J., & Ackerman, S. L. (2013). CHP1-mediated NHE1 biosynthetic maturation is required for Purkinje cell axon homeostasis. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(31), 12656–12669. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0406-13.2013

Zhao, L., Longo-Guess, C., Harris, B. S., Lee, J.-W., & Ackerman, S. L. (2005). Protein accumulation and neurodegeneration in the woozy mutant mouse is caused by disruption of SIL1, a cochaperone of BiP. Nature Genetics, 37(9), 974–979. doi:10.1038/ng1620

Review Papers

Cooper, T. A, Wan, L., & Dreyfuss, G. (2009). RNA and disease. Cell, 136(4), 777–793. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2009.02.011

Lemmens, R., Moore, M. J., Al-Chalabi, A., Brown, R. H., & Robberecht, W. (2010). RNA metabolism and the pathogenesis of motor neuron diseases. Trends in Neurosciences, 33(5), 249–258. doi:10.1016/j.tins.2010.02.003

Recommended Readings: Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Friday Lecture Series

Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Deborah E. Wiley, chair, The Wiley Foundation, Welcome

Gunter Blobel, Ph.D., chair, Wiley Prize Jury, Award Presentation and Introduction of Award Lecture

William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D., professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Lessons from von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Steven McKnight, Ph.D., professor and chairman, department of biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Hitting the Bullseye of HIF2a, the Kidney Cancer Oncoprotein

Peter J. Ratcliffe, M.D., professor and head, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, From Epo to Oxygen: Elucidation of Hypoxia Sensing in Animals

Gregg L. Semenza, M.D., Ph.D., professor and director, vascular program, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Regulation of Oxygen Homeostasis by Hypoxia-inducible Factors

April 11, 2014

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Beckmann, R., Spahn, C. M. T., Eswar, N., Helmers, J., Penczek, P. A., Sali, A., . . . Blobel, G. (2001). Architecture of the protein-conducting channel associated with the translating 80S ribosome. Cell, 107(3), 361-372

Kaelin Jr., W. G., & McKnight, S. L. (2013). Influence of metabolism on epigenetics and disease. Cell, 153(1), 56-69

McKnight, S. L. (2010). On getting there from here. Science, 330(6009), 1338-1339

Ratcliffe, P. J. (2013). Oxygen sensing and hypoxia signalling pathways in animals: The implications of physiology for cancer. Journal of Physiology, 591(8), 2027-2042

Semenza, G. L. (2013). Cancer-stromal cell interactions mediated by hypoxia-inducible factors promote angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis, and metastasis. Oncogene, 32(35), 4057-4063