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Spring 2015 Seminar Schedule

All seminars begin at 4:00pm in room 038 Lifes Sciences Building unless otherwise noted.







January 22, 2015

Dr. Mary Ann Osley

U. of New Mexico

N. Hollingsworth

The Epigenetic Landscape of Quiescent Yeast Cells

February 05, 2015

Dr. Peng Wu

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

R. Haltiwanger

Visualize Glycans in Living Systems and Human Samples

February 12, 2015

Dr. Ingela Parmryd

Uppsala University 

E. London

Colocalization Analysis in Fluorescence Microscopy

February 19, 2015

Dr. Monica Justice

SickKids, Research Institute 

B. Holdener

A mouse genetic suppressor screen reveals that lipid metabolism is a therapeutic target for Rett syndrome

February 26, 2015

Dr. Craig Townsend 

Johns Hopkins University

MCB/BSB Students 

Biosynthesis of β-Lactam Antibiotics and the Force of Convergent Evolution

March 05, 2015

Dr. Lawrence Marnett

Vanderbilt University

M. Kaczocha


March 12, 2015

 Dr. Rebecca Burdine

 Princeton University

 B. Martin

 Cilia Matters: From Left-Right Patterning to Skeletal Development

March 19, 2015

Dr. Steven S. Vogel


Y. Hannun

Covert Changes in Holoenzyme Organization Accompany CaMkII Activation, T286 Autophosphorylation,
and Subsequent T-Site Interactions

March 26, 2015

Dr. David L. Spector

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

K. Czaplinski

Probing the Role of the Long Non-Coding RNA Malat1 in Breast Cancer Progression

March 30, 2015 Monday

Dr. Nipam Patel 

UC Berkeley

D. Matus


April 2, 2015

Dr. Scott Holley

Yale University 

B. Martin


April 9, 2015

Dr. Andrea Tenner

University of California, Irvine

R. Haltiwanger & K. Dill 

Selective Targeting of Complement Functions to Control Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease

April 16, 2015

Dr. Nathaniel Heintz

Rockefeller University

G. Thomsen


April 23, 2015 *

Dr. Michael Boyce

Duke University School of Medicine

R. Haltiwanger/J. Seeliger

A Sweet Embrace: O-GlcNAc-Mediated Protein-Protein Interactions in Mammalian Cell Signaling

April 30, 2015 Dr. Friedhelm Schroeder Texas A&M University (TAMU)

D. Deutsch

May 07, 2015 Dr. Ann Sutherland  University of Virginia G. Thomsen Cell Behavior Regulating Convergent Extension of the Mouse Neural Tube
May 14, 2015 Dr. Hiro Furukawa CSHL E. London Neuropharmacology Viewed From Perspectives of NMDA Receptor Structures

 *Seminar will be held at 10:00am instead of 4:00pm

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