Monthly Archives: May 2017

Recommended Readings: Kenneth Zaret, Ph.D., Friday May 26th, 2017

By |2019-04-09T19:48:05+00:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: Cell and Developmental Biology, Epigenetics, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 26, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Kenneth Zaret, Ph.D. Joseph Leidy Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Overcoming Chromatin Barriers to Control Cell Fate Recommended Readings: Zaret, Kenneth S.; Lerner, Jonathan; Iwafuchi-Doi, Makiko (2016). Chromatin Scanning by Dynamic [...]

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Recommended Readings: Thomas P. Sakmar, M.D., Monday May 22th, 2017

By |2019-04-08T19:03:11+00:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: Chemical Biology, Genomics, Monday Lectures, Signal Transduction|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, May 22, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Thomas P. Sakmar, M.D. Richard M. and Isabel P. Furlaud Professor and Head, Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Signal Transduction The Rockefeller University Uveal Melanoma: Case History of a Mutant GPCR Recommended Readings: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-newly-chemical-reaction-eye-vision.html Chua V, Lapadula D, Randolph C, Benovic JL, Wedegaertner PB, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Bing Ren, Ph.D., Friday May 19th, 2017

By |2019-04-22T19:21:11+00:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Friday Lectures, Genomics|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 19, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Bing Ren, Ph.D. Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Director of the Center for Epigenomics University of California, San Diego Organization and Regulation of the Human Genome Recommended Readings: https://www.bcm.edu/news/genetics/nih-funds-effort-map-genome-folding https://www.bcm.edu/news/genome-sequencing/scientist-assemble-genome-of-zika-virus Schmitt, Anthony D.; Hu, Ming; Ren, Bing (2016). Genome-wide mapping and analysis of [...]

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Recommended Readings: Michael P. Rout, Ph.D., Monday May 15th, 2017

By |2019-03-26T13:13:04+00:00May 12th, 2017|Categories: Cellular Biology, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, May 15, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Michael P. Rout, Ph.D.  Professor and Head, Laboratory of Cellular and Structural Biology The Rockefeller University Getting the Hole Picture: Structure-Function Mapping of the Nuclear Pore Complex Recommended Readings: http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47529/title/Nuclear-Pores-Come-into-Sharper-Focus/ Timney, Benjamin L.; Raveh, Barak; Mironska, Roxana; et al. (2016). Simple rules for passive diffusion [...]

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Recommended Readings: James P. Allison, Ph.D., Friday May 12th, 2017

By |2019-04-08T19:05:58+00:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Clinical Studies, Friday Lectures, Immunology, Oncology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 2, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium James P. Allison, Ph.D. Professor and Vivian L. Smith Distinguished Chair of Immunology, Executive Director of the Immunotherapy Platform The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New Insights, Opportunities, and Prospects for a Cure Recommended Readings: http://thetartan.org/2017/5/1/scitech/immunotherapy Hazarika [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sue Biggins, Ph.D., Friday May 5th, 2017

By |2019-04-22T18:56:39+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 5th, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Sue Biggins, Ph.D. Member and Associate Director Division of Basic Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Sensing Tension at Kinetochores Recommended Readings: https://www.ibiology.org/ibioseminars/chromosome-segregation.html  Miller, Matthew P.; Asbury, Charles L.; Biggins, Sue (2016). A TOG Protein Confers Tension Sensitivity to Kinetochore-Microtubule Attachments. CELL. 165(6): 1428-1439 [...]

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Recommended Readings: Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D., Monday May 1, 2017

By |2019-03-26T13:22:15+00:00May 1st, 2017|Categories: Monday Lectures, Neurosciences and Behavior, Optogenetics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, May 1, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Alipasha Vaziri, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics The Rockefeller University Optical Tools for Unraveling Whole-brain Neuronal Circuit Dynamics Underlying Behavior Recommended Readings: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20170302/Advances-in-optogenetics.aspx http://news.mit.edu/2017/multifunctional-tiny-fibers-brain-0221 Prevedel, Robert; Verhoef, Aart J.; Pernia-Andrade, Alejandro J.; et al. (2016).  Fast volumetric calcium imaging across [...]

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