Markus Library News

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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BioCyc database collection

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Database, Genomics|

The BioCyc collection of Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs) provides a reference on the genomes and metabolic pathways of thousands of sequenced organisms. BioCyc PGDBs are generated by software that predict the metabolic pathways of completely sequenced organisms, predict which genes code for missing enzymes in metabolic pathways, and predict operons. BioCyc also integrates information from other [...]

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Introducing Matthew Covey, new University Librarian

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Library|

This August, Matthew Covey joined Rockefeller as the new University Librarian. The first scientist to hold the position since Professor Alfred Mirsky’s tenure as librarian from 1965 until 1972, Matt’s appointment emphasizes Rockefeller’s commitment to revitalizing the Rita and Frits Markus Library with new services, resources, and expertise that more directly support biomedical research in [...]

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Library Training sessions and “Office hours”

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Library, Training|

Do you want to learn more about NIH Public Access Policy, Research Data Management, Searching Databases (PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science), Reference Management, using the new Markus Library Primo catalog, or do you already use these services and just have questions about how you could do more? Look out for the new schedule of training [...]

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BioCyc – New Database coming soon to the Library

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Database, Genomics|

The Markus Library is pleased to announce that starting in January Rockefeller University will have access to the BioCyc database collection from Phoenix Bioinformatics. Access will be freely available when on campus or via the RU VPN service when off campus. This suite of Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs) provides a reference on the genomes and metabolic [...]

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New Database available from the Library

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Database, Ornithology|

The Markus Library is pleased to announce that Rockefeller University now has access to the Birds of North America database from the Cornell Lab for Ornithology. Access is freely available when on campus or via the RU VPN service when off campus. This comprehensive database of bird species found in the US and Canada is [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jue Chen, Ph.D., Monday December 10, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, December 10, 2018  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Jue Chen, Ph.D. William E. Ford Professor and Head Laboratory of Membrane Biology and Biophysics The Rockefeller University CFTR, the Odd ABC Transporter Responsible for Cystic Fibrosis   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Kim, Youngjin; Chen, Jue. (2018). Molecular structure of human P-glycoprotein in the [...]

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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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