Recommended Readings: Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D., January 25

Special Lecture
Monday, January 25, 2016
3:45 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC)

Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D.
Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Bioengineering,
Stanford University

Targeted Top-down Control of Memory Retrieval

Recommended Reading

Fiumara, F., Rajasethupathy, P., Antonov, I., Kosmidis, S., Sossin, W. S., & Kandel, E. R. (2015). MicroRNA-22 gates long-term heterosynaptic plasticity in Aplysia through presynaptic regulation of CPEB and downstream targets. Cell Reports, 11(12), 1866-1875. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.05.034.

Rajasethupathy, P., Antonov, I., Sheridan, R., Frey, S., Sander, C., Tuschl, T., & Kandel, E. R. (2012). A role for neuronal piRNAs in the epigenetic control of memory-related synaptic plasticity. Cell, 149(3), 693-707. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2012.02.057.

Rajasethupathy, P., Sankaran, S., Marshel, J. H., Kim, C. K., Ferenczi, E., Lee, S. Y., … & Liston, C. (2015). Projections from neocortex mediate top-down control of memory retrieval. Nature, 526(7575), 653-659. doi: 10.1038/nature15389.

Recommended Readings: Gerry Rubin, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

Richard M. Furlaud Distinguished Lecture

A Molecular Geneticist’s Approach to Understanding the Fly Brain

Gerry Rubin, Ph.D., vice president and executive director,

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus

October 19, 2012

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

Caspary Auditorium

Recommended Readings

Aboobaker, A. A., Tomancak, P., Patel, N., Rubin, G. M., & Lai, E. C. (2005). Drosophila microRNAs exhibit diverse spatial expression patterns during embryonic development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(50), 18017-18022

Ashburner, M., Misra, S., Roote, J., Lewis, S. E., Blazej, R., Davis, T., . . . Rubin, G. M. (1999). An exploration of the sequence of a 2.9-mb region of the genome of drosophila melanogaster: The adh region. Genetics, 153(1), 179-219

Bellen, H. J., Levis, R. W., Liao, G., He, Y., Carlson, J. W., Tsang, G., . . . Spradling, A. C. (2004). The BDGP gene disruption project: Single transposon insertions associated with 40% of drosophila genes. Genetics, 167(2), 761-781

Miklos, G. L. G., & Rubin, G. M. (1996). The role of the genome project in determining gene function: Insights from model organisms. Cell, 86(4), 521-529

Pfeiffer, B. D., Jenett, A., Hammonds, A. S., Ngo, T. -. B., Misra, S., Murphy, C., . . . Rubin, G. M. (2008). Tools for neuroanatomy and neurogenetics in drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(28), 9715-9720

Pfeiffer, B. D., Ngo, T. -. B., Hibbard, K. L., Murphy, C., Jenett, A., Truman, J. W., & Rubin, G. M. (2010). Refinement of tools for targeted gene expression in drosophila. Genetics, 186(2), 735-755