Molecular Biology

Recommended Readings: Robert G. Roeder, Ph.D. Monday November 11, 2019

By |2019-10-30T17:53:56+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, November 11, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Robert G. Roeder, Ph.D. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Professor and Head Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology The Rockefeller University   50+ years of eukaryotic transcription: an expanding universe of factors and mechanisms   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Zhang D, Tang Z, Huang H, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Z. Jeffrey Chen, Ph.D. Friday October 25, 2019

By |2019-10-16T18:17:05+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Epigenetics, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Integrative Biology, Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

                                                                         Friday Lectures   Friday, October 25, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium   Z. Jeffrey Chen, Ph.D. D. J. Sibley Centennial Professor in Plant Molecular Genetics Department of Molecular Biosciences University of Texas Circadian and Epigenetic Regulation of Hybrid Vigor     Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Kirkbride, Ryan C.; Lu, Jie; Zhang, Changqing; et al. (2019). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Sean Carroll, Ph.D. Friday October 4, 2019

By |2019-09-13T16:16:47+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , |

                                                                Friday Lectures   Friday, October 4, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Sean Carroll Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Molecular Biology and Genetics University of Wisconsin-Madison Butterfly Spots and Rattlesnake Tales: The Evolution of Novelty     Recommended Readings: Science News Silver Spring, MD. The Serengeti Rules— Top-down ecology. April 15, 2019. Science on Screen Empirical Articles [...]

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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: 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: 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: John Hardy, Ph.D. Friday September 7, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:51+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 7, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium John Hardy Ph.D.  Head of the Department of Molecular Neuroscience Chair of the Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease University College London Genomic Analysis of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Neurodegenerative Disorders  Recommended Readings: Science News Rebecca Hiscott. AT THE BENCH: John Hardy, PhD, on Unraveling the [...]

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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: Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D. Friday January 5th, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:26+00:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, January 5, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D. Sterling Professor Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University RNA Triple Helices in Cellular and Viral Biology   Recommended Readings: Science News Michael White. Oct 17, 2017. The Women Who Should Win the Nobel Prize—but Haven't. PacificStandard Empirical Articles Brown, Jessica A.; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D. Monday November 20th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Development, Embryology, Evolution, Molecular Biology, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Stem Cell Research|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, November 20, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Ali H. Brivanlou, Ph.D. Robert and Harriet Heilbrunnand Professor and Head Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Molecular Embryology The Rockefeller University Self-organization of Spatial Patterns in Artificial Human Embryos and Organoids Recommended Readings: News Patrick Monahan. May 4, 2016. Why this lab-grown human [...]

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