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MCB Seminar Program Schedule

Spring 2007

Tuesdays – 4:00 p.m.
101 Lederle Graduate Tower
Refreshments at 3:45 p.m.


February 6 – Susan Lolle, University of Waterloo

“Evidence for Non-Mendelian Inheritance of Ancestral Sequences in Arabidopsis”
HOST: Alice Cheung

February 13 – D. Marshall Porterfield, Purdue University
“Advances in BioMEMS and Self-Referencing Optrodes for Physiological Sensing”
HOST: Joe Kunkel

February 27 – Charles Bell, Ohio State University

“Structure and Mechanism of the RecA DNA Repair Enzyme”
HOST: Steve Sandler

March 6 – David Williams, University of Toronto
“Calnexin and Calreticulin: Glycoprotein Folding Machines
of the Endoplasmic Reticulum”
HOST: Dan Hebert

Saturday, March 10 – MCB Retreat
Guest Speaker: Thomas D. Pollard, Yale University
HOSTS: Wei-Lih Lee and Magdalena Bezanilla

March 13 – Steve Kay, Scripps Institute
Sinauer Associates Lectureship in Biology
*LOCATION: Computer Science and Engineering Auditorium

“Systems Approach to Understanding Biological Clocks”
HOSTS: Alice Cheung and Eric Bittman

March 20 – NO SEMINAR (SPRING BREAK)

March 27 – Ted Jardetzky, Northwestern University
“Snapshots of Paramyxovirus F Protein Refolding Coupled to Membrane
Fusion and Virus Entry”
HOST: Scott Garman

April 3 – Duoja Pan, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“Control of Organ Size in Drosophila Development”
HOST: John Nambu

April 10 – Martin Smith, University of California, Irvine
“Agrin: from Brawn to Brain”
HOST: Elizabeth Connor

April 17 – Jeffrey S. Flier, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
“The Periphery and the Brain: Critical Conversations in the Control of Energy Balance”
HOST: Kristin Vella (MCB Student)

April 24 – Barry Rosen, Wayne State University School of Medicine
“Arsenic Uptake and Detoxification in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes”
HOST: Om Parkash

April 25 (Wednesday) - Cosponsored by NSB
Angeles Ribera, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
*LOCATION: 319 Morrill III South (OEB Conference Room)

“Activity-Dependent Development of the Zebrafish Spinal Cord”
HOST: Gerry Downes

May 1 – Jeff Kelly, Scripps Institute
Cosponsored by CBI
*LOCATION: 101 Campus Center

“Understanding and Ameliorating Age Onset Neurodegenerative Diseases”
HOST: Brad Pearse (MCB Student)

May 8 – Dorothy Erie, University of North Carolina
“AFM and Single-Molecule Fluorescence Studies of MutS-DNA Interactions Reveal the Mechanism of Mismatch Recognition”
HOST: Craig Martin
 
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