Evolution

Recommended Readings: Li Zhao, Ph.D. Monday April 15, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:22+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Mathematics/Physics, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 15, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Li Zhao, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics The Rockefeller University The Origin and Evolution of De Novo Genes   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Matthews, Benjamin J.; Dudchenko, Olga; Kingan, Sarah B.; et al. (2018). Improved reference genome of [...]

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Recommended Readings: David Baker, Ph.D. Friday January 11, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , |

  Friday Lectures Friday, January 11, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium David Baker Ph.D. Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Institute for Protein Design University of Washington The Coming of Age of De Novo Protein Design Recommended Readings: Science News Scientists program proteins to pair exactly. December 19, 2018. Science Daily Empirical Articles Shen, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D. Monday April 9, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Monday Lectures, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 9, 2018  4:00 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D. Stanley S. and Sydney R. Shuman Associate Professor and Head Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior The Rockefeller University The Evolution of Eusociality in Ants Recommended Readings: Science News Substance that guides ant trail is produced by symbiotic bacteria. April 9, 2018. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Friday March 2nd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Professor and Head Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language The Rockefeller University Insights from non-human animals into the neurobiology of spoken language  Recommended Readings: Science News Jordana Cepelewicz. In Birds’ Songs, Brains and Genes, He Finds Clues to Speech. (2018, Jan 30). Quanta [...]

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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: Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D. Monday November 20th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Development, Embryology, Evolution, Molecular Biology, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Stem Cell Research|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, November 20, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D. Robert and Harriet Heilbrunnand Professor and Head Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Molecular Embryology The Rockefeller University Self-organization of Spatial Patterns in Artificial Human Embryos and Organoids Recommended Readings: News Patrick Monahan. May 4, 2016. Why this lab-grown human [...]

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Recommended Readings: Nancy A. Moran, Ph.D., Friday September 22th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:28+00:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Bacteriology, Biology, Ecology and Environmental, Entomology, Evolution, Friday Lectures|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 22, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Nancy A. Moran, Ph.D. Leslie Surginer Endowed Professor Department of Integrative Biology University of Texas The evolution and function of gut communities in social bees Recommended Readings: Ashley P. Taylor. March 29, 2017. In Certain Social Bees, Gut Microbiomes Follow Phylogeny. TheScientist Kwong, Waldan K.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D., Friday September 15th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:28+00:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Evolution, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 15, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D. Stanley S. and Sydney R. Shuman Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior The Rockefeller University Communication and Social Behavior in Ants Recommended Readings: News provided by NYU Langone Health (2017). Mutant Ants provide insights into social interaction. Trible, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jon Clardy, Ph.D. March 24, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:37+00:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: Bacteriology, Chemical Ecology, Ecology and Environmental, Ecology/Environmental, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 24, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Jon Clardy, Ph.D. Hsien Wu and Daisy Yen Wu Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology The Rockefeller University Small Molecule Modulators of Multilateral Symbioses Recommended Readings: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170215084450.htm Pupo, Monica T.; Currie, Cameron R.; Clardy, Jon (2017). Microbial Symbionts of Insects are the [...]

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Recommended Readings: Elly Tanaka, Ph.D. March 17, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:37+00:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Molecular Genetics|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 17, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Elly Tanaka, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria The Control of Growth, Signaling, and Patterning during Vertebrate Limb Regeneration Recommended Readings: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03-inflammation-regeneration-friend-foe.html Tanaka, Elly M. (2016). The Molecular and Cellular Choreography of Appendage on Regeneration. CELL. 165(7): 1598-1608 Tornini, Valerie [...]

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