Recommended Readings: Ruth Lehmann, Ph.D., April 1

Friday Lecture Series
Friday, April 1
3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Ruth Lehmann, Ph.D.
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Professor of Cell Biology,
Director, Skirball Institute,
Chair, Department of Cell Biology,
New York University School of Medicine
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Mechanisms and Function of Mitochondrial Inheritance in Germ Line Stem Cells

Recommended Readings

Slaidina, M., & Lehmann, R. (2014). Translational control in germline stem cell development. The Journal of Cell Biology, 207(1), 13-21. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201407102.

Teixeira, F. K., Sanchez, C. G., Hurd, T. R., Seifert, J. R., Czech, B., Preall, J. B., … & Lehmann, R. (2015). ATP synthase promotes germ cell differentiation independent of oxidative phosphorylation. Nature Cell Biology, 17(5), 689-696. doi: 10.1038/ncb3165.

Recommended Readings: Charles Zuker, Ph.D. November 20

Harvey Society Lecture Series
Thursday, November 20, 2014
8:00 p.m., Caspary Auditorium

Charles Zuker, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Neuroscience
Columbia University Medical Center
Janelia Senior Fellow and Investigator
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Receptors, Neurons and Circuits: The Biology of Mammalian Taste

Recommended Readings

Empirical Articles

Chandrashekar, J., Kuhn, C., Oka, Y., Yarmolinsky, D. A., Hummler, E., Ryba, N. J. P., & Zuker, C. S. (2010). The cells and peripheral representation of sodium taste in mice. Nature, 464(7286), 297–301. doi:10.1038/nature08783

Chen, X., Gabitto, M., Peng, Y., Ryba, N. J. P., & Zuker, C. S. (2011). A gustotopic map of taste qualities in the mammalian brain. Science, 333(6047), 1262–1266. doi:10.1126/science.1204076

Huang, A. L., Chen, X., Hoon, M. A, Chandrashekar, J., Guo, W., Tränkner, D., … Zuker, C. S. (2006). The cells and logic for mammalian sour taste detection. Nature, 442(7105), 934–938. doi:10.1038/nature05084

Mueller, K., Hoon, M., & Erlenbach, I. (2005). The receptors and coding logic for bitter taste. Nature, 434(7030), 225–230. doi:10.1038/nature03366.1.

Zhao, G., Zhang, Y., & Hoon, M. (2003). The receptors for mammalian sweet and umami taste. Cell, 115(3), 255–266. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(03)00844-4

Review Paper

Chandrashekar, J., Hoon, M. A., Ryba, N. J. P., & Zuker, C. S. (2006). The receptors and cells for mammalian taste. Nature, 444(7117), 288–294. doi:10.1038/nature05401