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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Departmental Seminar
Charles Sindelar, Ph.D.
Yale University

"One tiny step for kinesin, one slightly less tiny step for motor mechanics"
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Host: David Hackney, Ph.D.

12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Journal Club
Shawn Burton & Joel McManus

3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Recent Publications

Yu Y, Lee HC, Chen KC, Suhan J, Qiu M, Ba Q, Yang G. Inner membrane fusion mediates spatial distribution of axonal mitochondria. Sci Rep. 2016 Jan 8;6:18981

Mitchell AP. The New Shape of EC. Eukaryot Cell. 2015 Dec;14(12):1151-2.

Chandrasekaran S, Navlakha S, Audette NJ, McCreary DD, Suhan J, Bar-Joseph Z, Barth AL. Unbiased, High-Throughput Electron Microscopy Analysis of Experience-Dependent Synaptic Changes in the Neocortex. J Neurosci. 2015 Dec 16;35(50):16450-62.

Johnson GR, Li J, Shariff A, Rohde GK, Murphy RF. Automated Learning of Subcellular Variation among Punctate Protein Patterns and a Generative Model of Their Relation to Microtubules. PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Dec 1;11(12):e1004614.

Cheetham CE, Grier BD, Belluscio L. Bulk regional viral injection in neonatal mice enables structural and functional interrogation of defined neuronal populations throughout targeted brain areas. Front Neural Circuits. 2015 Nov 5;9:72.

Spealman P, Wang H, May G, Kingsford C, McManus CJ. Exploring Ribosome Positioning on Translating Transcripts with Ribosome Profiling. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1358:71-97.

Stolzer M, Siewert K, Lai H, Xu M, Durand D. 2015. Event inference in multidomain families with phylogenetic reconciliation. BMC Bioinformatics, Oct 2;16 Suppl 14:S8

Willard AM, Gittis AH. Mapping neural circuits with CLARITY. Elife. 2015 Oct 9;4:e11409.

Xu W, Solis NV, Filler SG, Mitchell AP. Pathogen Gene Expression Profiling During Infection Using a Nanostring nCounter Platform. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1361:57-65.


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Madhu Ramesh
Thesis: A Comprehensive Analysis of Eukaryotic Ribosome Biogenesis from Three Standpoints: Investigating the Roles of Ribosomal RNA, Ribosomal Proteins and Assembly Factors
Advisor: John Woolford, Ph.D.

Salini Konikkat
Thesis: Dynamic Remodeling Events Drive the Removal of the ITS2 Spacer Sequence During Assembly of 60S Ribosomal Subunits in S. cerevisiae
Advisor: John Woolford, Ph.D.

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