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MCB Seminar Program Schedule

SPRING 2015

Tuesdays – 4:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Integrated Sciences Building, Room 221
Refreshments at 3:45 p.m.
Faculty Organizes: Michele Klingbeil (Klingbeil@microbio.umass.edu) & Wei-Lih Lee (wlee@bio.umass.edu)
Student Organizers: Ketan Mathavan, E. Ilker Ozay 

JANUARY 27- POSTPONED DUE TO STORM -

FEBRUARY 3 - POSTPONED DUE TO STORM - Mohan Gupta, The University of Chicago
"Spatial Regulation of Microtubule Dynamics During Mitosis"
HOST: Wei-Lih Lee

FEBRUARY 10 - Saskia Neher, UNC School of Medicine
"Cutting the Fat: Regulation of Lipase Activity"
HOST: Peter Chien

FEBRUARY 17 - No Seminar
Monday Class Schedule

FEBRUARY 24 - No Seminar
MCB Retreat & Poster Session on Feb. 28!

MARCH 3 - - POSTPONED DUE TO STORM - Christina Cuomo, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
"Genome Evolution and Host-Pathogen Profiling Reveal Strategies for Obligate Intracellular Growth of Microsporidia"
HOST: Li-Jun Ma

MARCH 10 - Joel Griffitts, Brigham Young University
"Listening in on Symbiotic Deliberations Between Legumes and Nitrogen-Fixing Rhizobia"
CO-SPONSOR: Plant Biology Graduate Program; HOST: Dong Wang

MARCH 17 - No Seminar
Spring Break

MARCH 24 - Ying-Hui Fu, University of California, San Francisco
"Journey into Molecular Machinery of Sleep"
CO-SPONSOR: Neuroscience & Behavior Graduate Program; HOST: Emily Manoogian

MARCH 31 - Special BMB Seminar: Walid Houry, University of Toronto
"Insights into the Mechanism of Function of the Protein Unfolding and Degradation System ClpXP"
CO-SPONSOR: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department; HOST: Daniel Hebert

*WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 - Scott Gilbert, Swarthmore College
"How the Turtle Got Its Shell: Hypothesis from Evo-Devo"
CO-SPONSOR:Veterinary and Animal Sciences Department; HOST: Helene Cousin

APRIL 7 - James Wells, Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
"Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Tissues as New Models to Study Gastrointestinal Diseases and Diabetes"
HOST: Kimberly Tremblay

APRIL 14 - Susan Marqusee, University of California, Berkeley
"Sequence and Environmental Determinants of a Protein’s Energy Landscape"
CO-SPONSOR:Chemistry Biology Interface ProgramHOST: Lila Gierasch

*FRIDAY, APRIL 17 - Greg Wray, Duke University
"Evolution of the Human Brain: Genome, Development and Metabolism"
CO-SPONSOR:Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Program; HOST: Courtney Babbitt

APRIL 21 - TBA

APRIL 28 - Elizabeth Miller, Columbia University
"Policing Secretion:Traffic COPs and protein Quality Control"
HOSTS: Peter Chien, Daniel Hebert

 

 
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