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Spring 2018 Calendar

Date Event Speaker/Presenter Title Host Time/Location
1/12/18 Rotation Reports 1st year MCB Graduate Students  

1-5 pm

LMM 107

1/31/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Peter Chian, U Mass Amherst
Regulated protein degradation in bacterial growth and stress response
A. Deaconescu

12 PM  

LMM 107          

2/7/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar

Jef Boeke, NYU

J. Sedivy

12 PM

SFH 220            

2/14/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Al Ayala, Brown University M. Johnson

12 PM  

LMM 107  

2/21/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Engin Ozkan, University of Chicago A.Jaworski

12 PM

SFH 220     

2/28/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak, NIH C. de Graffenried

12 PM  

LMM 107  

3/7/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Bruce Goode, Brandeis University A. Jameison

12 PM

SFH 220     

3/14/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Christopher Brett, Associate Professor, Concordia University, Montreal L. Lapierre

12 PM  

LMM 107  

3/21/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. John Carlson, Yale University S. Helfand

12 PM

SFH 220

4/4/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. John McDonald, Georgia Technical University M. Dawson

12 PM  

LMM 107  

4/11/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Beronda Montgomery Michigan State University A. DeLong

12 PM

SFH 220    

4/18/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar David Plachetzki, University of New Hampshire E. Morrow

12 PM

LMM

4/25/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Carmen Williams, NIEHS G. Wessel

12 PM

SFH 220    

 



 


Fall 2017 Calendar

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Date Event Speaker/Presenter Title Host Time/Location
7/21/17 MCB Graduate Student Thesis Defense Emily Kaye  GA-Binding Proteins Regulate Dosage Compensation in Drosophila melanogaster E. Larschan 12 PM               SFH 220
8/24/17 MCB Graduate Program Thesis Defense Judson Belmont A. Salomon 10 AM              SFH 220
9/13/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Jill Kreiling, Brown University Unraveling the Role of Heterochromatin Dysfunction in Aging J. Bender

12 PM

SFH 220

9/15/17 MCB Data Club

Anna Petrashen

Lauren Olinski

Translational regulation of insulin-like growth factor 1 by MYC

Opsin 3-mediated regulation of human skin pigmentation

4 PM

LMM 107

9/20/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Ann Stock, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Rutgers Two-Component System Design Principles: Balancing Cost and Benefit A. Deaconescu

12 PM

LMM 107

9/27/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Chun Geun Lee, Brown University TGF-beta and its modifiers in the pathogenesis of lung fibrosis M. Johnson 12 PM               SFH 220

9/29/17

MCB Data Club

Yee Veon Teo

 

 Anastasia Murthy

Cell-free DNA as a biomarker for healthy aging

 Mechanisms of liquid-liquid phase separation of the RNA-binding protein Fused In Sarcoma

4 PM               SFH 220

10/4/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Judy Liu, Brown University Molecular, Cellular, and Circuit mechanisms of Cortical Malformations E. Morrow

12 PM

LMM 107

10/11/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Kausik Si, Stower Institute What memories are made of R. Reenan

12 PM

SFH 220

10/13/17 MCB Data Club

Sun Maybury-Lewis

Gregory Thompson

 Dynamics of chromatin accessibility in neural stem cell activation

D-Tagatose metabolism induces chromosome instability in the opportunistic pathogen Candida albicans

4pm

SFH 220

10/18/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dick Nassel, Stockholm University Action of insulin-IGF signaling on postembryonic neurons in Drosophila during development, aging and diapause M. Tatar

12 PM 

LMM 107

10/25/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Ethan Garner, Harvard University A tale of contrasting dynamics: How two different polymers define the rod shape of bacteria and divide them in half BIOL 2050 (Gerbi & Miller)

12 PM

SFH 220

11/8/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Amar Sahay, Massachusetts General Hospital

Rejuvenating and re-engineering aging memory circuits


A. Webb

12 PM

SFH 220

11/10/17 MCB Data Club

Arjun Mather

Nathalie Oulhen (Postdoc)

4 pm

LMM 107

11/15/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Joseph LoTurco, University of Connecticut Modeling and Tracking Cellular Disruptions in Neocortical Development with PiggyBac and CRISPR/Cas9 E. Morrow

12 PM 

LMM 107

11/29/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Xin Chen, Johns Hopkins Breaking Symmetry--Asymmetric epigenetic inheritance during Drosophila germline stem cell asymmetric division BIOL2050 (Gerbi & Miller)

12 PM 

SFH 220

12/1/17 MCB Data Club

Trenton Woodham

 

 

Liam O'Connell

Piloting a chromatin accessibility technique for use with senescent cells and characterizing replicative senescence in astrocytes

 

Insane Without The Membrane: The Role of Low Complexity Domains in Transport Granules

4 pm

SFH 220

12/6/17 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Sebastian Klinge, Rockefeller University Assembly, structure and function of the ribosomal small subunit processome BIOL2050 (Gerbi & Miller)

12 PM 

SFH 220

12/8/17 MCB Thesis Defense Allison Taggart

The Life Cycle of the Intron: What rare splicing intermediates can teach us about pre-mRNA processing and gene expression

William Fairbrother

10:30 AM

LMM 107

12/15/17 MCB Data Club

Abigail Brown

Mikko Jaakkima Sokka (Postdoc)

4 PM

SFH 220 

 

12/19/17 MCB Thesis Defense Kevin Murphy

The Aging Heart: Mechanisms of Arrhythmogenesis and Sudden Cardiac Death

Gideon Koren

10:00 AM

LMM 107