Friday Lectures

Recommended Readings: Harmit Malik, Ph.D., March 20, 2020

By |2020-03-09T15:32:06+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Human Disease|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures   Friday, March 20, 2020  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Harmit Malik, Ph.D. Member and Associate Director Division of Basic Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Genetic Conflicts Shape Meiosis, Centromeres, and Species   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Schroeder, Courtney M.; Malik, Harmit S. (2019). Meiosis: How Gambling Chromosomes Beat the Rules. CURRENT BIOLOGY. 29 [...]

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Recommended Readings: Ramanujan Hegde, Ph.D., March 13, 2020

By |2020-02-21T23:32:44+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 13, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Ramanujan Hegde, Ph.D. Group Leader Laboratory of Molecular Biology MRC - University of Cambridge, UK Mechanisms of Multi-pass Membrane Protein Biogenesis   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Volkmar, Norbert; Thezenas, Maria-Laetitia; Louie, Sharon M.; et al. (2019). The ER membrane protein complex promotes biogenesis of sterol-related [...]

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Recommended Readings: Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D., March 6, 2020

By |2020-02-21T16:32:46+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Physiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 6, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D. Senior Principal Investigator Calico Breaking the Mold; Insights into Aging from the Long-lived Cancer-resistant Naked Mole-Rat   Recommended Readings: Science News Kai Kupferschmidt. Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging. January 26, 2018. Science magazine Empirical Articles Hilton, Hugo G.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D., Friday February 21, 2020

By |2020-02-20T19:57:53+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Friday Lectures, Genomics, Neurosciences and Behavior, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 21, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D. Jonathan M. Nelson Family Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition The Rockefeller University Memory: A Window in Time    Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Nandi, Sayan; Chandramohan, Dhruva; Fioriti, Luana; et al. (2016). Roles for small noncoding RNAs [...]

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Recommended Readings: Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D., Friday February 28, 2020

By |2020-02-20T19:58:12+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Virology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 28, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D. Professor and Head Laboratory of Bacteriology The Rockefeller University CRISPR-Cas10: When DNA Cleavage Just Isn’t Enough   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Wang, Ling; Mo, Charlie Y.; Wasserman, Michael R.; et al. (2019). Dynamics of Cas10 Govern Discrimination between Self and Non-self in [...]

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Recommended Readings: Alice Ting, Ph.D., Friday February 7th, 2020

By |2020-02-04T19:12:51+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Biology, Chemistry, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 7, 2020  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Alice Ting, Ph.D. Professor Laboratory of Genetics, Biology, and Chemistry Stanford University   Optogenetic and Chemogenetic Technologies for Probing Molecular and Cellular Interactions   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Li J.; Han S.; Li H.; et al. (2020). Cell-Surface Proteomic Profiling in the Fly Brain Uncovers [...]

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Recommended Readings: Peter Tyack, Ph.D. Friday January 24, 2020

By |2020-01-22T19:07:53+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Environmental Science, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Marine Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures   Friday, January 24, 2020  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Peter Tyack, Ph.D. Professor School of Biology University of St. Andrews How Can Mammals Learn New Vocalizations and Can Humans Learn How to Reduce Environmental Stressors to Maintain Critical Ecosystem Functions?   Recommended Readings: Science News Carolyn Wilke. Some mama whales may whisper to keep [...]

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Recommended Readings: Patrick Cramer, Ph.D. Friday January 17, 2020

By |2020-01-02T22:44:17+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: Biophysics, Chemistry, Computational Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Recommended Readings, Structure Biology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Friday Lectures   Friday, January 17, 2020  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Patrick Cramer, Ph.D. Director Department of Molecular Biology Max Planck Institute                                     Mechanisms of Chromatin Transcription   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Farnung, Lucas; Vos, Seychelle M.; Cramer, Patrick. (2018). Structure of transcribing RNA polymerase II-nucleosome complex. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS. 9 Boehning, Marc; Dugast-Darzacq, Claire; Rankovic, Marija; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Christine Seidman, M.D. Friday January 10, 2020

By |2019-12-24T17:25:44+00:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Cardiovascular Medicine, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures   Friday, January 10, 2020  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Christine Seidman, M.D. Thomas W. Smith Professor of Medicine and Genetics Cardiovascular Genetics Center Harvard Medical School Mutations, Mechanisms, and New Medicines for Cardiomyopathies     Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Toepfer, Christopher N.; Sharma, Arun; Cicconet, Marcelo; et al. (2019). SarcTrack An Adaptable Software Tool [...]

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Recommended Readings: Hermann Steller, Ph.D. Monday January 13, 2020

By |2019-12-20T22:33:10+00:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Cell Biology, Development, Friday Lectures, Neurosciences and Behavior, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, January 13, 2020 4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Hermann Steller, Ph.D. Strang Professor and Head Laboratory of Apoptosis and Cancer Biology The Rockefeller University Life without Aggregates: Regulated Protein Degradation in Neuronal Function and Neurodegenerative Diseases   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Liu, K., Jones, S., Minis, A., Rodriguez, J., Molina, H., and [...]

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