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The DNA Papers Podcast: Episode 1

By |2023-02-01T19:48:01+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Genetics, History of Science, Library, Library Blog|

Pneumococcus colony. Avery et al.: Transformation of pneumococcal types. From J Exp Med 1944, 79(2): 137-158 On February 1, 1944, The Journal of Experimental Medicine published an account by Oswald Avery, Colin MacLeod, and Maclyn McCarty of what Nobelist Peter Medawar called “the most interesting and portentous biological experiment of the 20th century.” [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., February 17, 2023

By |2023-01-30T17:14:50+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Friday Lectures, Molecular Genetics|Tags: , , |

Friday Lecture Series (open to Tri-I community) Friday, February 17, 2023 Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D. Marilyn M. Simpson Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, The Rockefeller University Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Leptin and Neural Circuits Regulating Body Weight Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Schneeberger, M., Brice, N. L., Pellegrino, K., Parolari, L., [...]

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Recommended Readings: Scott Edwards, Ph.D., February 10, 2023

By |2023-01-30T17:05:39+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Ornithology, Zoology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lecture Series (open to Tri-I community) Friday, February 10, 2023 Scott Edwards, Ph.D. Alexander Agassiz Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Curator of Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Boston, MA   Wings, Feathers, Flight: Using Comparative Pangenomes to Link Genotype and Phenotype in Birds Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Wu, M. Y., Forcina, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jeffrey V. Ravetch, M.D., Ph.D., February 13, 2023

By |2023-01-23T16:28:36+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Immunology, Molecular Genetics, Monday Lectures|Tags: |

Monday Lecture Series (open to the Rockefeller community) Monday, February 13, 2023 Jeffrey V. Ravetch, M.D., Ph.D. Theresa and Eugene M. Lang Professor, Head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology, The Rockefeller University   Diversity of Antibody Effector Functions Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Kao, K. S., Gupta, A., Zong, G., Li, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sanford Simon, Ph.D., January 30th, 2023

By |2023-01-23T16:11:08+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Biophysics, Cancer|Tags: , |

Monday Lecture Series (open to the Rockefeller community) Monday, January 30th, 2023 Sanford Simon, Ph.D. Günter Blobel Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Cellular BioPhysics, The Rockefeller University Fighting Rare Cancers: Lessons from Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Neumayer, C., Ng, D., Jiang, C. S., Qureshi, A., Lalazar, G., Vaughan, R., & Simon, [...]

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The Centenary of E.G.D. Cohen Birthday (1923-2017)

By |2023-01-20T16:32:17+00:00January 20th, 2023|Categories: History of Science, Library Blog, Mathematics/Physics|Tags: , |

100 years ago, on January 16th, 1923, Ezechiel Godert David “Eddie” Cohen, the Professor Emeritus at The Rockefeller University and leader in statistical physics and nonequilibriu statistical mechanics, was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, into a Jewish family. His father, David Ezechiel Cohen, studied medicine in Amsterdam and after receiving his Ph.D. in 1913, specialized [...]

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The New NIH Data Management & Sharing (DMS) Policy is Coming!

By |2023-01-20T16:20:31+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Effective 01/25/2023 the new NIH Data Management & Sharing (DMS) Policy will apply to all research, funded or conducted in whole or in part by NIH, that results in the generation of scientific data. This means that all Competing grant applications that are submitted to NIH on or after 01/025/2023. Proposals for contracts that are [...]

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Recommended Readings: Michael T. Laub, Ph.D., February 3, 2023

By |2023-01-18T15:35:37+00:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Biology|Tags: , |

Friday Lecture Series (open to the Tri-I community) Friday, February 3, 2023 Michael T. Laub, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute New Players in the Molecular Arms Race Between Bacteria and Phages Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Zhang, T., Tamman, H., Coppieters 't Wallant, K., Kurata, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Danny Reinberg, Ph.D., January 27, 2023

By |2023-01-18T15:28:09+00:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Biochemistry, Friday Lectures, Molecular Pharmacology|Tags: , |

Friday Lecture Series (open to the Tri-I community) Friday, January 27, 2023 Danny Reinberg, Ph.D. Terry and Mel Karmazin Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, New York University School of Medicine, Smilow Research Center, New York, NY   Polycomb, Inheritance and Disease Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Escobar, T. M., Yu, J. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Margaret Gardel, Ph.D., January 20, 2023

By |2023-01-12T21:45:44+00:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: Friday Lectures, Physics|Tags: , , |

Friday Lecture Series (open to Tri-I community) Friday, January 20, 2023 Margaret Gardel, Ph.D. Horace B. Horton Professor Department of Physics, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, James Franck Institute & Institute for Biophysical Dynamics Director, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Mechanical Information Processing by Epithelial Tissue Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Lynch, A. [...]

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