Spring 2009 Journal Club
(Graduate Research Seminar)
Journal club is held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.
||Inferring the History of Multi-domain Proteins via Comparative Domain Tree Analysis|
||Evolutionary Insights Gleaned from Characterization of Neural Territories in the Sea Star Larva|
||Cytoskeletal Players in Ventral Furrow Formation|
||Sensory Plasticity Enhances Spike Timing Precision and Reliability in Neocortical Circuits|
||A Functional Cluster of Ribosome Assembly Factors Regulates Production of Precise 5'ends of rRNA|
||Seizure Dependent Regulation of BK Channel Activity|
||Organelle Tethering Mediated by GRASP65 Intermolecular PDZ Domain Interaction
||Mechanisms Underlying the Cortical Localization of APC2|
|2/11||Graduate Recruitment Week|
(2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
|Rotation 2 Reports||
Jineta Banerjee, Advisor: Alison Barth
Santosh Chandrasekaran, Advisor: Adam Linstedt
Alys Cheatle, Advisor: Brooke McCartney
Mark DeBlois, Advisor: Tina Lee
Cassandra Priddy, Advisor: Adam Linstedt
||Graduate Recruitment Week|
|3/4||Shantanu Bhattacharyya||NMR experiments on Single Chain Variable Fragment K7|
||Candida Biofilm Matrix Regulation|
|3/18||Saksham Chandra||Impact of Different Mechanisms of Oscillatory Synchrony on Information Coding by Neuron|
||The Hunt for ER Structuring Proteins|
||New Approach to Study Protein-protein Interactions and New Gene Candidates for Cell Wall Integrity in Candida albicans
||Facilitated Detection and Quantification of Theragnostic Magnetocapsules by Analyzing MRI Susceptibility Perturbations|
||CFTR Biosensors: Implementing Fluoromodules to Develop Therapeutic Strategies|
||Developmental Regulation of Experience-dependent Plasticity in Mouse Barrel Cortex|
||Towards Biopatterning of Complex Tissues|
|Ayshwarya Subramanian||Reconstructing Yeast Regulatory Networks|
||Transitioning from Early Neural Circuit Formation to Critical Period Plasticity|
|Smita Yadav||Role of Golgi Positioning in Directed Secretion, Cell Polarity and Wound Healing
||The Sea Urchin Micromere GRN: Novel Activation of a Conserved Mesoderm Developmental Program|
||Towards Nanoscale Resolution Using Fluorogen Activating Proteins (FAPs)|
|4/29||Kalin Vasilev||A Vector Toolbox for Developing New Protein Proximity Biosensors|
||Berget's Buttery Biosensors: Bradley's Branch|
(2:30 - 4 p.m.; MI Social Room)
|Rotation 3 Reports
Cassandra Priddy, Advisor: Mark Macbeth, Ph.D.
Mark DeBlois, Advisor: Alison Barth, Ph.D.
Alys Cheatle, Advisor: Charles Ettensohn, Ph.D.
Santosh Chandrasekaran, Advisor: Justin Crowley, Ph.D.
Jineta Banerjee, Advisor: Karl Kandler, Ph.D.