Spring 2004 Journal Club (Graduate Research Seminar)-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2004 Journal Club

(Graduate Research Seminar)

Journal club is held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at
12:30 on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.

Date

Speaker

Topic

1/14
Parul Nisha
"Chromatin structure of genes silenced by heterochromatin in trans"
 
Justin Crowley
"The eyes have it - or do they?"
1/21
Narayanan Raghupathy
"Role of duplication in the evolution of insulin ligand and receptor families"
  David Hackney
"Two-stepping your way to the synapse"
1/28 Nan Song
"Homology identification: strike back"
  Dannie Durand
"Drifting towards complexity" Lynch M., Conery J.S. The origins of genome complexity. Science. 2003 Nov 21; 302 (5649):1401-4.
2/4 Christine Wang
"PCBs, poly-carking chlorinated biphenyls in river sediments"
 
Tina Lee
"Business as unusual" Mazumder, B., Sampath, P., Seshadri, V., Maitra, R.K., DiCorleto, P.E. and Fox, P.L. Cell 115, 187-198. Regulated release of L13a from the 60S ribosomal subunit as a mechanism of transcript-specific translational control.
2/11 Allison Marciszyn
"Protein domains: putting GTPases in a bind"
 
Javier Lopez
"Be ifriid, be very ifriid..." Hoopengardner B., Bhalla T., Staber C., Reena R. (2003). Nervous system targets of RNA editing identified by comparative genomics. Science 301:832-836.
2/18
Tiffany Miles
"It takes a village to make a ribosome"
 
Brooke McCartney
"Looking for integrity at the cellular level?? Vote Moe at the poles"
2/25
Tamara Berdyyeva
"A taste for a long life"
 
Kaustubh Sinha
"Break on thru to the other side"
3/3
Yusong Guo
"An additional layer of control"
 
Rebecca Waddell
"Which way do we go, George? Don't ask George, ask CNN and APC!"
3/17
Alexander Mandel
"Throw me a lifeline"
 
Jingyu Zhang
"From less, one can get more"
3/24
Krishnan Padmanabhan
"And I would have diffused away if it hadn't been for you AMPARs and that meddling exchanger"
  Tiequan Zhang
"Guilt by association or by history?"
  Sandra Zimmerman
"Variety is the splice of life"
4/7
Ayse Celil
"Multiple signaling pathways mediate Osx"
  Nicole Brandon
"BOLD interpretation: making sense of fMRI data"
4/14
Rajalaxmi Natarajan
"A cycling cis GOlgi protein mediates early endosome to Golgi traffic"
 
Julie Jadlowiec
"The matrix for regeneration"
4/21
Mamta Puri
"Toll-Free? I don't think so!"