Friday Lectures

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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Recommended Readings: Coleen Murphy, Ph.D. Friday April 26, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:22+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , |

Friday Lectures Friday, April 26, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Coleen Murphy Ph.D.  Professor and Director Glenn Center for Quantitative Aging Research                                                           Princeton University Transgenerational Inheritance of Pathogen Avoidance (or, How Getting Food Sickness Might Save Your Species)   Recommended Readings: Science News Paternal transmission of epigenetic memory via sperm. October 17, 2018. Science [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sebastian Klinge, Ph.D. Friday April 12, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:22+00:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, April 12, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Sebastian Klinge Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry The Rockefeller University Nucleolar Assembly of the Small Ribosomal Subunit   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Chaker-Margot, Malik; Klinge, Sebastian. (2019). Assembly and early maturation of large subunit precursors. RNA. 25 (4): [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jodi Nunnari, Ph.D. Friday February 15, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 15, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Jodi Nunnari Ph.D. Professor and Chair Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology University of California Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway: From Physiology to Atomic Structure Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Mallat, A.; Uchiyama, L. F.; Lewis, S. C.; et al. (2018). Discovery and [...]

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Recommended Readings: David Julius, Ph.D. Friday February 8, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Friday Lectures, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 8, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium David Julius Ph.D. Morris Herzstein Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine Professor and Chair of Physiology University of California Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway: From Physiology to Atomic Structure Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Gao, Yuan; Cao, Erhu; Julius, David; et al. (2016). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Tom Muir, Ph.D. Friday January 25, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Friday Lectures, Molecular Genetics, Physics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, January 25, 2019 3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Tom Muir Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry and Chair Department of Chemistry Painting Chromatin with Synthetic Protein Chemistry Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Nacev, B.A., Feng, L., Bagert, J.D. Lemiesz, A., et al. (2019). The expanding landscape of ‘oncohistone’ mutations in human cancers. NATURE, in press Wojcik, [...]

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