Genetics

Recommended Readings: David Reich, Ph.D. Friday April 27, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:11+00:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Archeology, Evolutionary Genetics, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Mathematics/Physics, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, April 27, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium David Reich Ph.D. Professor Department of Genetics Harvard Medical School Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past Recommended Readings: Science News Jared Diamond. A Brand-New Version of Our Origin Story. (April 20, 2018). The [...]

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Recommended Readings: Shai Shaham, Ph.D., Monday April 16, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:11+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Cancer Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Monday Lectures, Neurosciences and Behavior|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 16, 2018  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Shai Shaham, Ph.D. Richard E. Salomon Family Professor and Head Laboratory of Developmental Genetics The Rockefeller University Uncovering Cell Death Treasure Hiding in Plain Sight Recommended Readings: Science News Brandon Specktor. See How a Single Cell Dies in Gory, Intricate Detail. (March 28, 2018). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Gabriel D. Victora, Ph.D., Monday April 23, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:11+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Monday Lectures, Virology|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 23, 2018  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Gabriel D. Victora, Ph.D. Laurie and Peter Grauer Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Lymphocyte Dynamics The Rockefeller University Clonal and Cellular Dynamics of Antibody Evolution Recommended Readings: Science News New tool for tracking ‘kiss-and-run’ communication between cells. January 30, 2018. ScienceDaily Empirical Articles [...]

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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: Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D. Friday February 23rd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Cancer Biology, Development, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 23rd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D. Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor and Head Robin Chemers Neustein Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development The Rockefeller University Stem Cells in Silence, Action, and Cancer Recommended Readings: Science News David Nield. Our Skin Can ‘Remember’ Inflammation, And It Could Help Us [...]

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Recommended Readings: Laura Landweber, Ph.D. Friday February 2nd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:13+00:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Laura Landweber, Ph.D.  Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Biological Sciences Columbia University RNA-programmed genome rearrangement and editing in the ciliate Oxytricha Recommended Readings: Science News Greg Miller. This Bizarre Organism Builds Itself a New Genome Every Time It Has Sex. (2014, Sep 17). Wired [...]

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Recommended Readings: Thomas Tuschl, Ph.D., Monday October 30th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Genetics, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, October 30, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Thomas Tuschl, Ph.D. Professor and Head Laboratory of RNA Molecular Biology The Rockefeller University Molecular and Textual RNA Quality Control Recommended Readings: Garzia, Aitor; Jafarnejad, Seyed Mehdi; Meyer, Cindy; et al. (2017). The E3 ubiquitin ligase and RNA-binding protein ZNF598 orchestrates ribosome quality control [...]

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Recommended Readings: Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D., Friday October 20th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Virology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, October 20, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Head Laboratory of Bacteriology The Rockefeller University CRISPR-Cas, Acquired Immunity in Prokaryotes   Recommended Readings: Niewoehner, Ole; Garcia-Doval, Carmela; Rostol, Jakob T.; et al. (2017). Type III CRISPR-Cas systems produce cyclic oligoadenylate second messengers.  NATURE. 548 (7669): 543-+ Modell, [...]

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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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