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Alison Barth Named Interim Director of BrainHub

Robert Kass Named Interim CMU Co-Director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition Carnegie Mellon University has named Alison Barth interim director of BrainHub. Barth, ... Read More »

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Journal Club
James Winsor & Fred Lanni

3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Departmental Seminar
Vaughn Cooper, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

"Experimental evolution in bacterial biofilms to understand adaptation during infections"

Host: Luisa Hiller, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Journal Club
Mia Zheng & John Woolford

3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Recent Publications

Navlakha, S., Barth, AL, and Bar-Joseph, Z. Synapse pruning rates optimize construction of efficient and robust networks. (2015) PLoS Computational Biology July 28; 11(7): e1004347.

Desai JV, Cheng S, Ying T, Nguyen MH, Clancy CJ, Lanni F, Mitchell AP. Coordination of Candida albicans Invasion and Infection Functions by Phosphoglycerol Phosphatase Rhr2. Pathogens. 2015 Jul 24;4(3):573-589.

Magenau AJ, Saurabh S, Andreko SK, Telmer CA, Schmidt BF, Waggoner AS, Bruchez MP. Genetically targeted fluorogenic macromolecules for subcellular imaging and cellular perturbation. Biomaterials. 2015 Jul 2;66:1-8.

Temerinac-Ott M, Naik AW, Murphy RF. Deciding when to stop: efficient experimentation to learn to predict drug-target interactions. BMC Bioinformatics. 2015 Jul 9;16:213

Desai JV, Mitchell AP. Candida albicans Biofilm Development and Its Genetic Control. Microbiol Spectr. 2015 Jun;3(3).

Huppler AR, Whibley N, Woolford CA, Childs EE, He J, Biswas PS, McGeachy MJ, Mitchell AP, Gaffen SL. A Candida albicans strain expressing mammalian IL-17A results in early control of fungal growth during disseminated infection. Infect Immun. 2015 Jul 6. pii: IAI.03057-14.

Eutsey RA, Powell E, Dordel J, Salter SJ, Clark TA, Korlach J, Ehrlich GD, Hiller NL. Genetic Stabilization of the Drug-Resistant PMEN1 Pneumococcus Lineage by Its Distinctive DpnIII Restriction-Modification System. MBio. 2015 Jun 16;6(3). pii: e00173-15.

Wang W, Tripathy SJ, Padmanabhan K, Urban NN, Kass RE. An Empirical Model for Reliable Spiking Activity. Neural Comput. 2015 Jun 16:1-15.

Chowdhury SA, Gertz EM, Wangsa D, Heselmeyer-Haddad K, Ried T, Schäffer AA, Schwartz R. Inferring models of multiscale copy number evolution for single-tumor phylogenetics. Bioinformatics. 2015 Jun 15;31(12):i258-i267.

Lin Y, May GE, Joel McManus C. Mod-seq: A High-Throughput Method for Probing RNA Secondary Structure. Methods Enzymol. 2015;558:125-52.

Willard AM, Bouchard RS, Gittis AH. Differential degradation of motor deficits during gradual dopamine depletion with 6-hydroxydopamine in mice. Neuroscience. 2015 Jun 9. pii: S0306-4522(15)00519-9.

Bruchez MP. Dark dyes-bright complexes: fluorogenic protein labeling. Curr Opin Chem Biol. 2015 Jun 5;27:18-23.

Bowman SL, Puthenveedu MA. Postendocytic Sorting of Adrenergic and Opioid Receptors: New Mechanisms and Functions. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2015;132:189-206.


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