Friday Lectures

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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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: Alexander Rudensky, Ph.D. Friday December 7, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Cancer Biology, Cancer Therapy, Friday Lectures, Immunobiology, Immunology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, December 7, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Alexander Rudensky Ph.D. Tri-institutional Professor and Chair Immunology Program Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Faces and Functions of Regulatory T Cells   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Fan, Xiying; Moltedo, Bruno; Mendoza, Alejandra; et al. (2018). CD49b defines functionally mature Treg cells that survey skin and [...]

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Recommended Readings: Molly Przeworski, Ph.D. Friday November 30, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Bioinformatics, Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Mathematical Genomics, Recommended Readings, System Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 30, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Molly Przeworski Ph.D. Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Systems Biology Columbia University An Evolutionary Perspective on Meiotic Recombination in Vertebrates   Recommended Readings: Science News Hakhamanesh Mostafavi, Joe Pickrell and Molly Przeworski. Evolutionary geneticists spot natural selection happening now in people. September 11, 2017. [...]

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