Monthly Archives: January 2016

Recommended Readings: David A. Relman, M.D., February 19

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Friday Lecture Series Friday, February 19 3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium David A. Relman, M.D. Thomas C. and Joan M. Merigan Professor, Department of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University The Human Microbiome Across Space and Time Recommended Readings Empirical Article DiGiulio, D. B., Callahan, B. J., McMurdie, P. J., Costello, E. K., Lyell, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Ying Lu, Ph.D., February 29

By |2016-01-21T15:31:15+00:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Monday, February 29 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Ying Lu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School Specificity, Efficiency and Processivity in the Eukaryotic Protein Degradation System Recommended Readings Lu, Y., Lee, B. H., King, R. W., Finley, D., & Kirschner, M. W. (2015). Substrate degradation by the [...]

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Recommended Readings: Franziska Bleichert, Ph.D., March 21

By |2016-01-19T15:40:10+00:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Monday, March 21, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Franziska Bleichert, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Molucular Mechanisms for Initiating DNA Replication in Eukaryotes Recommended Reading Bleichert, F., Balasov, M., Chesnokov, I., Nogales, E., Botchan, M. R., & Berger, J. M. [...]

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Recommended Readings: David Breslow, Ph.D., February 17

By |2016-01-19T15:29:53+00:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings, Science, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Wednesday, March 17, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) David Breslow, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford School of Medicine Unraveling the Primary Cilium: Insights from New Biochemical and Functional Genomic Tools Recommended Reading Breslow, D. K., & Nachury, M. V. (2015). Analysis of soluble protein entry [...]

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Recommended Readings: Julie Segre, Ph.D., February 12

By |2016-01-19T15:11:28+00:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, Infectious Disease/Mechanisms, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science, Translational medicine|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday, February 12, 2016 3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium Julie Segre, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Microbial Genomics Section, Chief, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health Human Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease Recommended Reading Empirical Papers Conlan, S., Thomas, P. J., Deming, C., Park, M., Lau, A. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Gregory Alushin, Ph.D., February 24

By |2016-01-14T10:29:26+00:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Wednesday, February 24, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Gregory Alushin, Ph.D. Early Independent Scientist, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Cytoskeletal Structural Plasticity in Force Generation and Mechanosensation Recommended Reading Alushin, G. M., Lander, G. C., Kellogg, E. H., Zhang, R., Baker, D., & Nogales, E. (2014). High-resolution microtubule structures [...]

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Recommended Readings: Li Zhao, Ph.D., March 2

By |2016-01-13T12:00:25+00:00January 13th, 2016|Categories: Evolution, Genomics, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Wednesday, March 2, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Li Zhao, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis Evolution of Genetic Novelties in Drosophila Recommended Reading Li, X., Fan, D., Zhang, W., Liu, G., Zhang, L., Zhao, L., ... & Ding, Y. (2015). Outbred genome sequencing [...]

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Recommended Readings: Talia Lerner, Ph.D., March 10

By |2016-01-13T11:31:19+00:00January 13th, 2016|Categories: Microbiology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Thursday, March 10, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Talia Lerner, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University Distinct Information Encoding in Circuit-Defined Nigrostriatal Dopamine Neuron Subpopulations Recommended Reading Adhikari, A., Lerner, T. N., Finkelstein, J., Pak, S., Jennings, J. H., Davidson, T. J., ... & Kim, S. Y. (2015). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Xiaoliang “Sunney” Xie, Ph.D, January 15

By |2016-01-07T11:04:32+00:00January 7th, 2016|Categories: Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday, January 15, 2016 3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium Xiaoliang "Sunney" Xie, Ph.D. Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University Life at the Single Molecule Level: From Single Molecule  Enzymology to MALBAC Babies Recommended Reading Empirical Articles Hou, Y., Fan, W., Yan, L., Li, R., Lian, Y., Huang, J., ... & [...]

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

By |2016-01-06T11:36:44+00:00January 6th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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