Seminars 2011-2012

Seminars 2011-2012

All Deparment Seminars are held on Wednesday at noon in Jordan Hall 1-14, unless otherwise noted.

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Friday, 1 July 2011: 2pm (Jordan 3006-08)
Regulation of Sirtuins by NAD Biosynthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Julie McClure, Dissertation Seminar (J. Smith lab)
Wednesday, 27 July 2011: 2pm (Jordan 3006-08)
The Ndc80 complex utilizes a tripartite attachment point to generate kinetochore-microtubule interactions
John Tooley, Dissertation Defense and Seminar (Stukenberg lab)
Thursday, 28 July 2011: 1:30pm (Jordan 3006-08)
Nocturnin, A Novel Circadian Deadenylase Regulates mRNA Processing
Danielle Shingle, Dissertation Seminar (C. Green lab)
21 September 2011
Prolonged prometaphase blocks daughter cell proliferation despite normal completion of mitosis
Greenfield Sluder, Ph.D., Professor, UMASS Medical Center
Host - George Bloom and Todd Stukenberg
Friday, 30 September, 2:30pm (Jordan 3006-08)
Leucine and arginine regulate trophoblast motility through mTOR-dependent and independent pathways in the preimplantation mouse embryo
Isabel Gonzalez, Dissertation Seminar (A. Sutherland lab)
12 October 2011
Wnt signaling and cell polarity in early vertebrate development
Sergei Sokol, Ph.D., Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Host - Ian Macara
Friday, 14 October 2011: 1pm (Jordan 3006-08)
ADAM Functions in Early Development of Xenopus tropicalis
Guofeng Xu, Dissertation Seminar (DeSimone lab)
26 October 2011
Wnt signaling in development and diseases
Yingzi Yang, Ph. D., Head - Developmental Genetics Section, NIH
Host - Jing Yu
Tuesday, 8 November 2011: 4pm (Jordan Hall 1-14)
Elizabeth Fisher, Professor, Institute of Neurology, UCL, London
Host - NSGP
Co-host Cell Biology
9 November 2011
MCDB/Cell Biology 1st Year Graduate Student Rotation Talks
16 November 2011
MicroRNAs and other short RNAs in cell proliferation and differentiation
Anindya Dutta, MD, Ph.D., Byrd Professor, Department of Biochemisty & Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia
Host - Ying Yu
30 November 2011
Development of spinal cord locomotor circuitries
Samuel L. Pfaff, Ph.D., Investigator, HHMI, Professor, Salk Institute
Host - Noelle Dwyer
7 March 2012
Molecular Constitutents of the Mechanotransduction Machinery of Hair Cells
Uli Mueller, Ph.D., Professor, The Scripps Research Institute
Host - Xiaowei Lu
14 March 2012
Regulation of Cell Adhesion by the Mechanics and Structure of the Actin
Dr. Margaret Gardel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
Host - Dorothy Schafer & Rick Horwitz
21 March 2012
Mechanisms of Polarized Sorting in Neurons
Juan S. Bonifacino, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Dorris Neuroscience Center, The Scripps Research Institute
Host - Jim Casanova
28 March 2012
Curing diabetes one fish at a time: the long road of translational research
Didier Stainier, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF
Host - Adrian Halme
Monday, 9 April 2012, 12:15pm
Amyloid-β Induced, Tau-Dependent, Neuronal Cell Cycle Re-Entry in Alzheimer's Disease
Matt Seward, Dissertation Seminar (Bloom lab)
Friday, 27 April 2012
MCDB/Cell Biology 1st Year Graduate Student Rotation Talks
Thursday, 3 May 2012, 4pm (Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium)
Distinguished Lecture Series
Cell biology of virus entry and uncoating
Ari Helenius, Department of Biochemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Host: Judy White
Sponsors: Departments of Cell Biology; Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology; and Biophysics
9 May 2012
Extrinsic and intrinsic force regulation of cancer progression
Valerie M. Weaver, Ph.D., Professor, Dept's of Surgery, Anatomy & Bioengineering & Therapeutics
Host - Jennifer Hodges, MCDB graduate program
23 May 2012
If you only have time to attend one talk on autophagy today, this is the one
Daniel J. Klionsky, Ph.D., Professor, University of Michigan
Host - Gordon Laurie