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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 Dr. Peter Chien, 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

Dr. Jef Boeke, NYU

Evidence that retrotranspotion of LINE elements is linked to the S phase

J. Sedivy

12 PM

SFH 220            

2/9/18 MCB Data Club

Alexandra Mascaro

Diego Jaime

 

4 PM

SFH 220

2/9/18 MCB Recruitment Reception

 

5PM - 6:30 PM

SFH Atrium

2/14/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Al Ayala, Brown University Novel Roles for the Inhibitory Co-receptor, Programmed Cell Death Receptor (PD)-1, and its Ligands, in the Response to Sepsis/Shock M. Johnson

12 PM  

LMM 107  

2/21/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Engin Ozkan, University of Chicago Protein Interactomes to Connectomes: Neural Connectivity through proteomics, structure and function A.Jaworski

12 PM

SFH 220     

2/23/18 MCB Data Club

Megan Gura

William Jordan

   

4pm

LMM 107

2/28/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak, NIH The tubulin code: how cells build specificity into microtubule networks C. de Graffenried

12 PM  

LMM 107  

3/9/18 MCB Graduate Program Rotation Talks 1st year MCBGP students presenting findings from their 2nd rotations    
3/14/18 MCB Thesis Defense Alexander Conicella

Structural Determinants of TDP-43 Liquid Phase Separation

 


N. Fawzi

12 PM  

LMM 107  

3/23/18 MCB Data Club

Shawn Williams

Amy Sinclair-Davis

   

4 pm

LMM 107

4/4/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. John McDonald, Georgia Institute of Technology The potential of machine learning for the improved diagnosis and treatment of cancer M. Dawson

12 PM  

LMM 107  

4/5/18 MCB Thesis Defense Jennifer Forcina

Functional Analysis of HAP2 Reveals Insights into a Gamete Fusion Mechanism

M. Johnson

1:30 PM  

LMM 107  

4/11/18 MCB Graduate Program Seminar Dr. Beronda Montgomery, Michigan State University Selective Plant Vision: Spatiotemporal Phytochrome-Dependent Regulation of Photosynthesis and Growth A. DeLong

12 PM

SFH 220    

4/12/18 MCB Thesis Defense Robert Thorn

Development, Disease, and Regeneration: Using Zebrafish to Model Neurological Perturbations

R. Creton

1:00pm

Salomon Center, Room 001

4/13/18 MCB Thesis Defense Stephanie Post Characterizing Distinct and Shared Functions of Drosophila Insulin-Like Peptides in Regulating Metabolism and Longevity M. Tatar

9:00am

BMC 202 (Purple Palace)

4/13/18 MCB Data Club

Sean Gillis

Angela Tata

 

4 pm

SFH 220

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

Inferring the sensory repertoire of our deepest animal ancestors: a story of paradigm shifts and plot twists 

E. Morrow

12 PM

LMM 107

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

12 PM

SFH 220    

4/27/18 MCB Data Club

Brett Baggett

Christy Rhine

 

4 PM

LMM 107

5/11/18 First Year Rotation Talks

 

1:30pm - 5:00pm

LMM 107

6/1/18 MCB Data Club

Erin Powrie, Postdoc, Mowry Lab

Victoria St. Amand, Tech, Reenan Lab

4 PM

LMM 107

 

 



 


Fall 2017 Calendar

View Past Events

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