Spring 2015 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2015 Departmental Research Seminar

Seminars are held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at
12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.

Date Speaker Title Host
1/26
*Monday
Kassandra Ori-McKenney, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Building a Neuron: Mechanisms Regulating the Cytoskeleton during Development and Function
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Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
1/28 Richard McKenney, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Multiplex Regulation of Cytoplasmic Dynein Controls Intracellular Transport
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Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
2/4 Ivo Spiegel, Ph.D.
Harvard University
Regulation of excitatory-inhibitory balance in cortical circuits by sensory-induced gene programs
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Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
2/11 Won-Suk Chung, Ph.D.
Stanford University
The phagocytic role of astrocytes in synapse elimination
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Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
2/18 Sandeep Robert Datta, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
Sensorimotor coupling in the olfactory system
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Alison Barth, Ph.D. & Nathan Urban, Ph.D.
2/25 Bruce Herring, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
The role of guanine nucleotide exchange factors at the synapse
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Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
3/2
*Monday
Jason Aoto, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
3/4 Roy Parker, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder
Joel McManus, Ph.D.
3/11 Spring Break
3/18

Eric Harvill, Ph.D.
Penn State University

Luisa Hiller, Ph.D. & Joel McManus, Ph.D.
3/25 William Hancock, Ph.D.
Penn State University
David Hackney, Ph.D.
4/1 Rob Knight, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder
Luisa Hiller, Ph.D. & Dannie Durand, Ph.D.
4/10
*Friday
Andrew Fire, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Student-invited Seminar Series
4/15 Robert Edwards, M.D.
Cahill Professor of Neurology and Physiology
University of California, San Francisco
Formation of the Regulated Secretory Pathway Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
4/22 James Casanova, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
4/29 Mario Roederer, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, ImmunoTechnology
5/6
5/13 John Rinn, Ph.D.
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University
Joel McManus, Ph.D.