Microbiology

Recommended Readings: Ian A. Wilson D. Phil., D. Sci., Friday February 10, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:37+00:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Immunology, Infectious Disease/Mechanisms, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Retroviruses, Virology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 10, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Ian A. Wilson  D. Phil., D.Sci. Hansen Professor of Structural Biology, and Chair, Dept. of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology The Scripps Research Institute Broad Neutralization of Influenza Viruses and Implications for a Universal Vaccine and Therapy Recommended Readings: Dreyfus, Cyrille; Laursen, Nick S.; Kwaks, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Tania Baker Ph.D. Friday, November 18, 2016

By |2019-08-02T18:55:49+00:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, HHMI, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, November 18, 2016   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Tania Baker, Ph.D. Edwin C. Whitehead Professor of Biology, MIT Investigator, HHMI Operations of AAA+ Unfoldase Motors: Powerful Destroyers and Activators of Protein Function Selected Publications: Baker, Tania A.; Sauer, Robert T.  ClpXP, an ATP-powered unfolding and protein-degradation machine.    BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-MOLECULAR CELL [...]

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Recommended Readings: Shixin Liu Ph.D. Monday November 14 2016

By |2019-08-02T18:55:49+00:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Biophysics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Methods, Microbiology, Monday Lectures, Science|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday November 14, 2016   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Shixin Liu   Ph.D. Assistant Professor, The Rockefeller University Laboratory of Nanoscale Biophysics and Biochemistry Watching Biological Machines in Action Recommended Readings:  Liu, Shixin; Chistol, Gheorghe; Hetherington, Craig L.; et al.  A Viral Packaging Motor Varies Its DNA Rotation and Step Size to Preserve Subunit Coordination [...]

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Recommended Readings: Nicole King Ph.D. October 7 2016

By |2019-08-02T18:55:50+00:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Bacteriology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, HHMI, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday October 7, 2016   3:45 p.m. The Fairfield Osborn Memorial Lecture Caspary Auditorium Nicole King Professor, and HHMI Investigator Dept.of Molecular and Cell Biology, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Development University of California Berkeley Bacteria as Master Regulators and Aphrodisiacs Recommended Readings: Anderson, Douglas P.; Whitney, Dustin S.; Hanson-Smith, Victor; et al.  Evolution [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sean Brady, Ph.D., May 16

By |2019-08-02T18:55:51+00:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genomics, Microbiology, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Monday Lecture Series Monday, May 16, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Sean Brady, Ph.D. Tri-Institutional Associate Professor, Evnin Associate Professor and Head, Laboratory of Genetically Encoded Small Molecules, The Rockefeller University Early Career Scientist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Bioactive Metabolites from the Human Microbiome: Natural Cures or Snake Oil Recommended Readings: Cohen, L. J., [...]

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Recommended Readings: Ying Lu, Ph.D., February 29

By |2019-08-02T18:56:10+00:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Monday, February 29 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Ying Lu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School Specificity, Efficiency and Processivity in the Eukaryotic Protein Degradation System Recommended Readings Lu, Y., Lee, B. H., King, R. W., Finley, D., & Kirschner, M. W. (2015). Substrate degradation by the [...]

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Recommended Readings: Franziska Bleichert, Ph.D., March 21

By |2019-08-02T18:56:10+00:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Monday, March 21, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Franziska Bleichert, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Molucular Mechanisms for Initiating DNA Replication in Eukaryotes Recommended Reading Bleichert, F., Balasov, M., Chesnokov, I., Nogales, E., Botchan, M. R., & Berger, J. M. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Julie Segre, Ph.D., February 12

By |2019-08-02T18:56:11+00:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, Infectious Disease/Mechanisms, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science, Translational medicine|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday, February 12, 2016 3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium Julie Segre, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Microbial Genomics Section, Chief, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health Human Skin Microbiome in Health and Disease Recommended Reading Empirical Papers Conlan, S., Thomas, P. J., Deming, C., Park, M., Lau, A. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Talia Lerner, Ph.D., March 10

By |2019-08-02T18:56:11+00:00January 13th, 2016|Categories: Microbiology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Special Lecture Series Thursday, March 10, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Talia Lerner, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University Distinct Information Encoding in Circuit-Defined Nigrostriatal Dopamine Neuron Subpopulations Recommended Reading Adhikari, A., Lerner, T. N., Finkelstein, J., Pak, S., Jennings, J. H., Davidson, T. J., ... & Kim, S. Y. (2015). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Beth Levine, M.D., September 25th

By |2019-08-02T18:56:21+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Friday Lectures, Microbiology, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday, September, 25th 2015 3:45 p.m., Caspary Auditorium Beth Levine, M.D. Charles Cameron Sprague Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science, Director, Center for Autophagy Research, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Molecular Regulation and Functions of Beclin 1 and the Autophagy [...]

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