Seminars and Events
Department Seminars

Thursday Series

The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology has joined the University Program in Cell and Molecular Biology and the Department of Cell Biology to create a seminar series we refer to as the "Thursday Series." These seminars are held each Thursday from 12:30-1:30pm in 147 Nanaline Duke Building.


2014 - 2015
Date Speaker Title
Sep 4 Rob Wheeler, PhD
University of Maine
Host: Joe Heitman
In vivo fungal-immune
recognition dynamics
Sep 11 Shu-Bin Qian, PhD
Cornell University
Host: Chris Nicchitta
Translational control in stress response revealed by ribosome profiling
Sep 18

Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD
NC State University
Host: Nick Barrows

CRISPR-Cas systems: from adaptive immunity to genome editing

Oct 2 Claudio Hetz Flores, PhD
Biomedical Neuroscience Institute (BNI); University of Chile
Host: Alejandro Aballay

ER proteostasis impairment in neurodegenerative diseases

Oct 9 Stephen Noctor, PhD
UC Davis Health System
Host: Debby Silver

Neuroimmune regulation of prenatal brain development

Oct 16 Ed Miao, MD, PhD
UNC School of Medicine
Host: Jorn Coers

Cytoplasmic LPS activates caspase-11: implications in TLR4-independent endotoxic shock

Oct 23 Patricia Jensen, PhD
National Institutes of Health
Host: Fan Wang
TBD
Oct 30 Eric Siggia, PhD
The Rockefeller University
Host: Nicolas Buchler
TBD
Nov 6 Zemer Gitai, PhD
Princeton University
Host: David Tobin

TBD

Nov 13 Rick Bushman, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Lawrence David
TBD
Nov 20 Shai Shaham, PhD
The Rockefeller University
Host: Stefano Di Talia
TBD
Dec 18 Phil Soriano, PhD
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Host: Blanche Capel
TBD
Jan 8 Dennis Discher, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Michael Boyce
TBD
Jan 15 Terry Orr-Weaver, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Stefano Di Talia
TBD
Jan 22 Alan Aderem, PhD
Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
Host: Gianna Hammer
TBD
Jan 29 Doug Koshland, PhD
University of California, Berkeley
Host: Don Fox
TBD
Feb 26 Clodagh O'Shea, PhD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Host: Micah Luftig
TBD
Mar 5 Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Host: Paloma Liton
TBD
Mar 12 Vera Gorbunova, PhD
University of Rochester
Host: Nick Rizzo

TBD

Mar 19 Anna Pyle, PhD
Yale University
Host: Bruce Sullenger
TBD
Mar 26 Tom Schilling, PhD
University of California, Irvine
Host: Michael Bagnat
TBD
Apr 9 Don Cleveland, PhD
Ludwig Cancer Research
Host: Beth Sullivan

TBD

Apr 16 Anthony Koleske, PhD
Yale University
Host: Cagla Eroglu

TBD

Apr 23 Eugene Chang, MD
The University of Chicago
Host: Lawrence David

TBD

Apr 30 Suzanne Noble, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Host: John Rawls
TBD
May 7 Jose Alonso, PhD
NC State University
Host: Joe Heitman

TBD

May 14 Vittorio Gallo, PhD
Children's Research Institute
Host: Chay Kuo
TBD
May 21 Jonathan Terman, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Host: Scott Soderling
TBD

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