Calendar

Spring 2019 Calendar

Next MCB Seminar:

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
12:00pm
70 Ship St, Room 107

Michael Laub, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, MIT

 

 

 

Date Event Speaker/Presenter Title Host Time/Location
8/28/18 MCB Thesis Defense Christopher Neil, Mowry Lab

9:30 AM

BMC 202, Purple Palace

8/28/18 MCB Thesis Defense Aaron Held, Wharton Lab

12 PM

SFH 220   

8/31/18 MCBGP Annual Program Retreat Multiple speakers Whispering Pines Conference Center, URI W. Alton Jones Campus, 401 Victory Hwy, West Greenwich, RI
9/12/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Yu-Wen Alvin Huang, Stanford University
Risk and opportunity for Alzheimer’s Disease and age-related disorders
E. Morrow

12 PM  

LMM 107   

9/14/18 MCB Data Club

Anastasia Murthy    

Amy Elias

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

Transcriptomic insights into region specific differences in aged and Alzheimer’s brains

3 PM  

LMM 107   

9/19/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Bruce Goode, Brandeis University Coordination of Microtubule and Actin Dynamics: A Journey from Yeast to Mammals A. Jamieson

12 PM

SFH 220   

9/26/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Geraldine Seydoux, Johns Hopkins University Liquids and gels: Regulation of RNA granule assembly by intrinsically-disordered proteins K. Mowry

12 PM  

LMM 107

9/28/18 MCB Data Club

Lauren Olinski


Joshua Berus

Noncanonical roles of the light-insensitive extraocular opsin OPN3

Macrophage Rac1 Activity Drives Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis

3 PM

SFH 220   

10/3/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Catherine Marquer, Columbia University

Endolysosomal lipid dysregulations in Alzheimer's disease

E. Morrow

12 PM

SFH 220  

10/10/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Christopher Brett, Concordia University, Montreal Discovery of the ILF pathway and its roles in lysosome biology and cell death L. Lapierre

12 PM  

LMM 107 

10/12/18 MCB Data Club

Gregory Thomson

 


Emily Chen

Metabolism-induced oxidative damage drives genome instability in polyploid Candida albicans cells

Elucidating the Mechanism of Stratifin in TGFβ-mediated Fibrosis 

 

4 PM

SFH 220  

10/17/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Reza Khayat, CUNY City College Mechanism of cellular recognition and entry by porcine circovirus 2 G. Jogl

12 PM

SFH 220 

10/24/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Bob Goldstein, UNC Tardigrades as a new model for studying the evolution of development and how life can survive extremes S. Gerbi

12 PM  

SFH 220 

10/26/18 MCB Data Club

Arjun Mathur

 

Jenna Kotak

Double Trouble: Investigation of endogenous double stranded RNA toxicity

An amino-terminal motif necessary for H3K9 methyltransferase function

 

4 PM  

LMM 107 

10/31/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Ben Black, UPenn Epigenetic, genetic, and structural features driving centromere identity and function
Gerbi/Miller

12 PM

SFH 220

11/7/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar  Dr. Mike Ragusa, Dartmouth University

 The Molecular Mechanisms of Ubiquitin-Independent Mitophagy Initiation

N. Fawzi

12 PM  

LMM 107 

11/9/18 MCB Data Club

Abigail Brown

Ethan FitzGerald

 

4 PM

SFH 220

11/28/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Michelle Dawson, Brown University Tumor Microenvironment Interactions: Forcing Cancer Progression M. Johnson

12 PM  

LMM 107 

12/3/18 MCB Thesis Defense Chapman Beekman Analysis of Secreted Enzymes, Metabolism and
Virulence in the Bat Fungal Pathogen
Pseudogymnoascus destructans
 

1:30 PM

SFH 220

12/5/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Priyanka Narayan
Decoding Alzheimer’s Disease Risk: From Biophysics to Brain Tissue E. Morrow

12 PM

SFH 220

12/14/18 MCB Data Club

Liam O'Connell

 

Sarah Gordon

hnRNP AB as a Tool to Investigate RNP Granule Biochemistry

The Reciprocal Relationship Between Zinc and the Microbiome: Implications for Host Immunity

 

4 PM  

LMM 107 

1/16/19 Thesis Defense Alger Fredericks Investigating The Role Of Splicing Intermediates In Human Disease

12 PM

70 Ship St, 107