Friday Lectures

Recommended Readings: Z. Jeffrey Chen, Ph.D. Friday October 25, 2019

By |2019-10-16T18:17:05+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Epigenetics, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Integrative Biology, Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

                                                                         Friday Lectures   Friday, October 25, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium   Z. Jeffrey Chen, Ph.D. D. J. Sibley Centennial Professor in Plant Molecular Genetics Department of Molecular Biosciences University of Texas Circadian and Epigenetic Regulation of Hybrid Vigor     Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Kirkbride, Ryan C.; Lu, Jie; Zhang, Changqing; et al. (2019). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Adrian Bird, Ph.D. Friday October 11, 2019

By |2019-09-18T17:25:15+00:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Epigenetics, Epigenetics, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

                                                               Friday Lectures   Friday, October 11, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Adrian Bird Ph.D. Buchanan Professor of Genetics The University of Edinburgh The Genetics and Epigenetics of Rett Syndrome    Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles  Cholewa-Waclaw, Justyna; Shah, Ruth; Webb, Shaun; et al. (2019). Quantitative modelling predicts the impact of DNA methylation on RNA polymerase II [...]

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Recommended Readings: Patrik Ernfors, Ph.D. Friday November 1, 2019

By |2019-09-16T20:02:19+00:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Cell and Developmental Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Molecular Neurobiology, Recommended Readings, Stem Cell Biology|Tags: , , , , |

                                                                        Friday Lectures   Friday, November 1, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Patrik Ernfors Ph.D. Professor of Tissue Biology Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics  Karolinska Institute The Cellular Basis for Somatosensation and Pain     Recommended Readings: Science News Karolinska Institutet. New pain organ discovered in the skin. August 15, 2019. EurekAlert! - AAAS Empirical [...]

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Recommended Readings: Charles L. Sawyers, M.D. Friday September 27, 2019

By |2019-09-12T16:05:26+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Friday Lectures, Oncology, Pathogenesis, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , , , |

                                                                          Friday Lectures   Friday, September 27, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium   Charles L. Sawyers M.D. Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chair Department of Human Oncology and Pathogenesis                                                   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center                                                         Lineage Plasticity in Prostate Cancer   Recommended Readings: Science News Matthew Tontonoz. Researchers Unravel the Biology of a Distinct Prostate Cancer [...]

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Recommended Readings: Gina G. Turrigiano, Ph.D. Friday September 20, 2019

By |2019-09-06T20:46:59+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Biology, Biophysics, Computational Biology, Electrophysiology, Friday Lectures, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 20, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Gina G. Turrigiano Ph.D. Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science Department of Biology                                                                 Brandeis University                                         Firing Rate Homeostasis in Neocortical Networks   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Miska, Nathaniel J.; Richter, Leonidas M. A.; Cary, Brian A.; et al. (2018). Sensory experience inversely regulates [...]

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Recommended Readings: Paola Arlotta, Ph.D. Friday June 7, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:11+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Friday Lectures, Regenerative Biology, Stem Cell Research|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, June 7, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Paola Arlotta Ph.D. Professor Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology                                                                Harvard University                 Understanding Cortical Development and Disease: From Embryos to Brain Organoids   Recommended Readings: Science News What you need to know about organoids. March 15, 2019. Journalist's Resource Empirical Articles Arlotta, Paola. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Wolfgang Baumeister, Ph.D. Friday May 31, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:11+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 31, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Wolfgang Baumeister Ph.D. Director Department of Molecular Structural Biology Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry Structural Biology in situ: The Promise and Challenges of Cryo-Electron Tomography   Recommended Readings: Science News Structural biology: The Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. March 11, 2019. SciTech Europa  Empirical Articles [...]

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Recommended Readings: Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D. Monday May 20, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:12+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Mechanisms of Human Disease, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, May 20, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D. Chapman Perelman Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics The Rockefeller University Metabolic Limitations of Cancer Cell Proliferation    Recommended Readings: Science News Oxygen-Starved Cancer Cells Languish without Aspartate. Jun 25, 2018. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Empirical [...]

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Recommended Readings: George R. Stark, Ph.D. Friday May 10, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:12+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Immunobiology, Infectious Disease, Oncology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 10, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium George R. Stark Ph.D. Distinguished Scientist Department of Cancer Biology Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Complex Regulation of Interferon-dependent Signaling in Cancer and Infectious Disease Recommended Readings: Science News Promising New Combination Drug Therapy Treats Several Models of Lethal Lung Cancer. March 1, 2018. Cleveland Clinic [...]

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Recommended Readings: Beth Shapiro, D.Phil, Friday May 3, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:53:12+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 3, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Beth Shapiro D.Phil Professor Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California Can Ancient DNA Reveal What Makes Us Human? Recommended Readings: Science News How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-extinction. April 23, 2019. Technology Networks Empirical Articles Fregel, Rosa; Ordonez, Alejandra [...]

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