Biochemistry

Recommended Readings: Michael P. Rout, Ph.D. Monday April 2, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Chemical Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Monday Lectures, Virology|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 2, 2018  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Michael P. Rout, Ph.D. Professor Laboratory of Cellular and Structural Biology The Rockefeller University A Hole New View: Structure-Function Mapping of the Nuclear Pore Complex Recommended Readings: Science News March 15, 2018. Scientists map the portal to the cell’s nucleus. Science Daily. Empirical Articles [...]

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Recommended Readings: Edward H. Egelman, Ph.D. Friday January 19th, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:13+00:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: Biochemistry, Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Molecular Genetics|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, January 19, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Edward Egelman, Ph.D. Harrison Distinguished Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics University of Virginia Medical School Cryo-EM of Protein and Nucleoprotein Polymers at Near-Atomic Resolution Recommended Readings: Science News Kenny Walter. Virus Holds Key to Durable Material. (2017, Jul 20). Virus Holds Key to Durable Material. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D. Friday January 5th, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:26+00:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, January 5, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D. Sterling Professor Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University RNA Triple Helices in Cellular and Viral Biology   Recommended Readings: Science News Michael White. Oct 17, 2017. The Women Who Should Win the Nobel Prize—but Haven't. PacificStandard Empirical Articles Brown, Jessica A.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Vamsi Mootha, M.D. Friday November 17th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Medicine, System Biology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 17, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Vamsi Mootha, M.D. Professor Systems Biology and Medicine Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital Genome-scale Approaches to Mitochondrial Disease Recommended Readings: Science News Howard Hughes Medical Institute. (2017, May 8). Low oxygen reverses mitochondrial disease in mice. ScienceDaily Empirical Articles Ferrari, Michele; Jain, Isha [...]

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Recommended Readings: Gregory M. Alushin, Ph.D. Monday November 13th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Monday Lectures, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, November 13, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Gregory M. Alushin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Structural Biophysics and Mechanobiology The Rockefeller University Cytoskeletal Structural Plasticity in Force Generation and Mechanosensation Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Omabegho T, Gurel PS, Cheng CY, Kim LY, Ruijgrok PV, Das R, Alushin GM, Bryant [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sten Linnarsson, Ph.D. Friday November 10th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 10, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Sten Linnarsson, Ph.D. Professor Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics Karolinska Institute Unraveling Brain Development using Single-cell Technologies Recommended Readings: News Ed Yong. Oct 14, 2016. A Google Maps for the Human Body. The Atlantic Empirical Articles Cervo, Pia Rivetti di Val; Romanov, Roman A.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Seth Darst, Ph.D. Monday November 6th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Monday Lectures, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, November 6, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Seth Darst, Ph.D. Jack Fishman Professor and Head Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics The Rockefeller University Promoter Melting by Bacterial RNA Polymerase – One Step at a Time Recommended Readings: Feklistov, Andrey; Bae, Brian; Hauver, Jesse; et al. (2017). RNA polymerase motions during promoter melting. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Timothy Ryan, Ph.D., Monday October 23th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Monday Lectures, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, October 23, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Timothy Ryan, Ph.D. Tri-Institutional Professor Department of biochemistry Weill Cornell Medical College The Cost of Thinking: Metabolic Fitness at the Synapse Level Recommended Readings: Jaime de Juan Sanz (2017). The surprising metabolism of "exercising" neurons. Plos Blogs http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/01/brain-cells-mobilize-sugar-response-increased-activity Ashrafi, Ghazaleh; Ryan, Timothy A. (2017). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Tom Maniatis, Ph.D., Friday October 6th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, October 06, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Tom Maniatis, Ph.D. Isidore S. Edelman Professor and Chair Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Columbia University Medical Center The Generation and Function of Protocadherin Cell Surface Diversity in Mammalian Neural Circuit Assembly Recommended Readings: Technology Networks - Wrong Wiring Causes Depression. Apr 28, 2017 [...]

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

By |2019-08-02T18:55:36+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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