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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Departmental Seminar
Justin Fay, Ph.D.
Washington University's School of Medicine
"Domestication and Diversification of Wine Yeast"
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12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Journal Club
Nicholas Audette
"An Evolving View of the Barrel Cortex Circuit"
Javier López
"Woof! Genomics and evolution of our best friend"
3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Friday, September 5, 2014

Final Public Oral Examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Ezgi Kunttas-Tatli
Gone with the Wnt and then some: Dissecting the role of the multifunctional APC proteins in Wnt signaling and actin regulation
3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Social Room

Doctoral-level Training Areas

Recent Publications

Zarnowski R, Westler WM, Lacmbouh GA, Marita JM, Bothe JR, Bernhardt J, Lounes-Hadj Sahraoui A, Fontaine J, Sanchez H, Hatfield RD, Ntambi JM, Nett JE, Mitchell AP, Andes DR. Novel entries in a fungal biofilm matrix encyclopedia. MBio. 2014 Aug 5;5(4). pii: e01333-14

Tewari R, Jarvela T, Linstedt AD. Manganese induces oligomerization to promote down-regulation of the intracellular trafficking receptor used by Shiga toxin. Mol Biol Cell. 2014 Jul 30. pii: mbc.E14-05-1003.

Chowdhury SA, Shackney SE, Heselmeyer-Haddad K, Ried T, Schäffer AA, Schwartz R. Algorithms to Model Single Gene, Single Chromosome, and Whole Genome Copy Number Changes Jointly in Tumor Phylogenetics. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jul 31;10(7):e1003740.

Vistein R, Puthenveedu MA. Src regulates sequence-dependent beta-2 adrenergic receptor recycling via cortactin phosphorylation. Traffic. 2014 Jul 31. doi: 10.1111/tra.12202.

Van PT, Ganesan V, Bass V, Parthasarathy A, Schlesinger D, Minden JS. In-gel equilibration for improved protein retention in 2DE-based proteomic workflows. Electrophoresis. 2014 Jul 17

Cheatle Jarvela AM, Brubaker L, Vedenko A, Gupta A, Armitage BA, Bulyk ML, Hinman VF. Modular Evolution of DNA-Binding Preference of a Tbrain Transcription Factor Provides a Mechanism for Modifying Gene Regulatory Networks. Mol Biol Evol. 2014 Jul 12

Jarvela TS, Linstedt AD. The Application of KillerRed for Acute Protein Inactivation in Living Cells. Curr Protoc Cytom. 2014 Jul 1;69:12.35.1-12.35.10


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Alys Cheatle Jarvela
Thesis: Evolution of DNA Recognition in a Tbrain Transcription Factor and
its Impact on Larval Neurogenesis in Echinoderms

Advisor: Veronica Hinman, Ph.D.

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September 6-7, 2014
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