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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Monday, February 2, 2015

Departmental Seminar
Raju Tomer, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Stanford University

"Rapid high-resolution brain mapping with light microscopy"
12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Departmental Seminar
Ivo Spiegel, Ph.D.
Harvard University
"Regulation of excitatory-inhibitory balance in cortical circuits by sensory-induced gene programs"
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12:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room
Host: Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.

Journal Club
Ardon Shorr & Chien Ho
3:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Conference Room

Recent Publications

Pongpom M, Liu H, Xu W, Snarr BD, Sheppard DC, Mitchell AP, Filler SG. Divergent Targets of Aspergillus fumigatus AcuK and AcuM Transcription Factors during Growth in vitro versus Invasive Disease. Infect Immun. 2014 Dec 22. pii: IAI.02685-14.

Casadevall A, Mitchell, AP, Berman J,Kwon-Chung KJ, Perfect, Heitman J. Human Fungal Pathogens. Book Series: A Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine Collection. 2014.

Saurabh S, Beck LE, Maji S, Baty CJ, Wang Y, Yan Q, Watkins SC, Bruchez MP. Multiplexed modular genetic targeting of quantum dots. ACS Nano. 2014 Nov 25;8(11):11138-46.

Gittis AH, Berke JD, Bevan MD, Chan CS, Mallet N, Morrow MM, Schmidt R. New roles for the external globus pallidus in Basal Ganglia circuits and behavior. J Neurosci. 2014 Nov 12;34(46):15178-83.

Shackney SE, Chowdhury SA, Schwartz R. A Novel Subset of Human Tumors That Simultaneously Overexpress Multiple E2F-responsive Genes Found in Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancers. Cancer Inform. 2014 Nov 3;13(Suppl 5):89-100.

Chung D, Barker BM, Carey CC, Merriman B, Werner ER, Lechner BE, Dhingra S, Cheng C, Xu W, Blosser SJ, Morohashi K, Mazurie A, Mitchell TK, Haas H, Mitchell AP, Cramer RA. ChIP-seq and In Vivo Transcriptome Analyses of the Aspergillus fumigatus SREBP SrbA Reveals a New Regulator of the Fungal Hypoxia Response and Virulence. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Nov 6;10(11):e1004487.

Song L, Bachert C, Schjoldager KT, Clausen H, Linstedt AD. Development of Isoform-specific Sensors of Polypeptide GalNAc-transferase Activity. J Biol Chem. 2014 Oct 31


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Recruiting Visit

February 5th & 6th, 2015
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Santosh Chandrasekaran
Thesis: "Unbiased, high-throughput EM analysis of experience-dependent synaptic changes"
Advisors: Dr. Alison Barth & Dr. Nathan Urban

Merissa Remus
Thesis: "Contribution of Nucleus Accumbens to Reward-Seeking Behaviors: Role of Dopamine Mediated ERK Signaling"
Advisor: Dr. Edda Thiels

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