2014 – 2015 Thursday Seminar Series

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DateSpeakerTitle
Sep 4Rob Wheeler, PhD
University of Maine
Host: Joe Heitman
In vivo fungal-immune
recognition dynamics
Sep 11Shu-Bin Qian, PhD
Cornell University
Host: Chris Nicchitta
Translational control in stress response revealed by ribosome profiling
Sep 18Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD
NC State University
Host: Nick Barrows
CRISPR-Cas systems: from adaptive immunity to genome editing
Oct 2Claudio Hetz Flores, PhD
Biomedical Neuroscience Institute (BNI); University of Chile
Host: Alejandro Aballay
ER proteostasis impairment in neurodegenerative diseases
Oct 9Stephen Noctor, PhD
UC Davis Health System
Host: Debby Silver
Neuroimmune regulation of prenatal brain development
Oct 16Ed Miao, MD, PhD
UNC School of Medicine
Host: Jorn Coers
Cytoplasmic LPS activates caspase-11: implications in TLR4-independent endotoxic shock
Oct 23Patricia Jensen, PhD
National Institutes of Health
Host: Fan Wang
New mouse strains for manipulating genetically defined subpopulations of central noradrenergic neurons
Oct 30Eric Siggia, PhD
The Rockefeller University
Host: Nicolas Buchler
Recapitulation of early embryonic patterning in human embryonic stem cells using micropatterned colonies
Nov 6Zemer Gitai, PhD
Princeton University
Host: David Tobin
Mechano-microbiology: Mechanical regulation of bacterial colonization and virulence
Nov 13Rick Bushman, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Lawrence David
The human virome in health and disease
Nov 20Shai Shaham, PhD
The Rockefeller University
Host: Stefano Di Talia
A new C. elegans cell death program: Implications for neurodegeneration
Dec 4Richard Gregory, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Mechanisms of microRNA regulation in stem cells and cancer
Dec 18Phil Soriano, PhD
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Host: Blanche Capel
Deconstructing the face, one phosphate at a time
Jan 8Dennis Discher, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Host: Michael Boyce
'Self' versus 'Foreign' and 'Soft' versus 'Stiff': Forcing decisions in survival and differentiation
Jan 15Terry Orr-Weaver, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Stefano Di Talia
Translational and proteolytic regulation at the oocyet-to-embryo transition
Jan 22Alan Aderem, PhD
Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
Host: Gianna Hammer
A systems approach to dissecting immunity
Jan 29Doug Koshland, PhD
University of California, Berkeley
Host: Don Fox
Small molecules: Controlling the genome and stress
Feb 5Kang Shen, PhD
Stanford University
Host: TBD
Molecular mechanisms of dendrite morphogenesis
Feb 12Mari Shinohara, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Host: TBD
Early host immune responses against fungal infections
Feb 19Michel Bagnat, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Physiological regulation of morphogenesis in zebrafish
Feb 26Clodagh O'Shea, PhD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Host: Micah Luftig
Exploiting viruses to understand and treat cancer
Mar 5Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Host: Paloma Liton
Selective autophagy: More than tossing out the cellular garbage
Mar 12Vera Gorbunova, PhD
University of Rochester
Host: Nick Rizzo
Longevity and tumor suppressor mechanisms in the longest-lived rodent--the naked mole rat
Mar 19Nigel Mackman
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Host: Bruce Sullenger
Hemostasis, thrombosis and the innate immune response
Mar 26Tom Schilling, PhD
University of California, Irvine
Host: Michael Bagnat
A Developmental Achilles' Heel: Tendon Morphogenesis and
Musculoskeletal Assembly
Apr 2Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D.
Duke University Medical Center
Control of Synaptic Connectivity by Astrocytes
Apr 9Don Cleveland, PhD
Ludwig Cancer Research
Host: Beth Sullivan
Boveri revisited: centromeres, aneuploidy and tumorigenesis
Apr 16Anthony Koleske, PhD
Yale University
Host: Cagla Eroglu
Adhesive and cytoskeletal control of dendrite and dendritic spine stability
Apr 23Eugene Chang, MD
The University of Chicago
Host: Lawrence David
The gut microbial organ and its role in metabolic health and disease
Apr 30Suzanne Noble, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Host: John Rawls
A Cell Type Switch Drives Candida albicans Commensalism
May 7José M. Alonso, PhD
NC State University
Host: Tai Ping Sun
Ribosome footprinting unveils gene-specific translational regulation of hormonal responses
May 14Chay Kuo, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Host: TBD
CANCELLED
May 21Jonathan Terman, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Host: Scott Soderling
Reversible Redox Regulation of Actin Dynamics to Control Development
May 28Gyorgyi Csankovszki, PhD
University of Michigan
Balancing up- and down-regulation of the X chromosomes
Jun 11Vittorio Gallo, PhD
Children's National
Host: Chay Kuo
Mechanisms of White Matter Injury and Recovery in the Developing Brain

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