Spring 2014 Journal Club (Graduate Research Seminar)-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2014 Journal Club

(Graduate Research Seminar)

Journal club is held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.

Date

Speaker

Topic

1/15 Ardon Shorr
Gravity
Matt Saunders
Applications of Fluorogen Activating Proteins (FAPs) in Molecular Biology or FAPlications
1/22 Pieter Spealman
Starvation is Not a Piece of Cake
Alison Barth
The Language-related Transcription Factor FoxP2 Regulates Synaptic Density and Vocalization in Mice
2/5
Shanna Bowersox
Cell Autonomous Tuning of Opioid Responses by Substance P
Chien Ho An Old Drug With New Tricks
2/12
Rotation 2 Presentations
2/19
Gino Gallo
Biosensor Romance: Match-Making and Love at a Molecular Level
Veronica Hinman Cerebrating Darwin Day: On the Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics
2/26 Salini Konikkat
Dissecting Molecular Interaction Networks in Ribosome Assembly
David Hackney
Deep Fried Crystallography
3/5 Karen Kormuth
Unconventional Guanine Quadruplexes and their Role in Ribosome Biosynthesis
Xiaohong Tan
A 95% off sale for molecular beacon *with a coupon of label-free
3/12 No Journal Club Due to Spring Break
3/19 Han Lai
What makes a Prochlorococcus a Prochlorococcus? A genome content analysis
Wenjie Xu
Pathogen gene expression during infection
3/26 Ting Liu
Pump DNA into Viral Capsid Shell
Tina Lee The Cost of Moving a Lipid = Moving Another Lipid
4/2 Kaustubh Sinha
Mapping Metal Ion Effects in a Protein-DNA Complex
4/9 John Pettersson
The Secret Life of GST: Enzyme Characterization in Singulo
Robert Murphy
Learning Protein Function From Noise
4/16 Madhumitha Ramesh
Intriguing Exceptions: Roles of rRNA Expansion Segments in Ribosome Biogenesis
Olivia Molinar
Walking the walk, talking the talk: APC proteins speak the language of actin assembly factors in vivo
4/23
Sahil Sangani
TBA
Russell Schwartz
TBA
4/30
Rotation 3 Presentations
5/1
Rotation 3 Presentations
5/7
Yi Wang
TBA
Jing Wen TBA
5/14
Ritika Tewari
TBA
Diego Pafundo TBA
5/21
Idil Ulengin
TBA
Charles Ettensohn
TBA
5/28
Zhongling Sun
TBA
Simran Saini
TBA