Fall 2013 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2013 Departmental Research Seminar

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





8/28 Maggie Braun, Ph.D.
Making the Most of Your Senior Year
9/4 Laura Rusche, Ph.D., University at Buffalo
Evolutionary Connections Between Heterochromatin and DNA Replication
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Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
9/11 Melissa Moore, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Assembly & Dynamics of Uber Complex RNPs
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John Woolford, Ph.D.
9/18 Sergey Nuzhdin, Ph.D., University of Southern California
Genotype-to-Phenotype Mapping in Post GWAS World
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Joel McManus, Ph.D.


(12:30 pm.)

Garth Ehrlich, Ph.D., Drexel University, College of Medicine

The Universality of the Distributed Genome Hypothesis among Bacterial Species
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Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.


(3:30 p.m.)

Eric Betzig, Ph.D., HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus

Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution
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Nathan Urban, Ph.D.

The Margaret Ottie, MM'28 Undergraduate Lecture Series in Biological Sciences

Barth Grant, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Worming our Way Through Endosomes: C. elegans Provides Insights into Receptor Recycling Mechanisms
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Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
10/9 Joshua Rest, Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Fitness and Modularity of Stochasticity in Gene Expression
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Dannie Durand, Ph.D.
10/16 Jack Waters, Ph.D., Allen Institute for Brain Science Excitation of Neocortical Pyramidal Neurons via Nicotinic Receptors
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Sandra Kuhlman, Ph.D.
Tom Maniatis, Ph.D., Columbia University
The Clustered Protocadherins Provide a Barcode for Single Cell Diversity in the Mammalian Brain
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Student-invited Seminar Series Committee
10/30 Alan Wells, D.M.Sc., M.D., Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh

Won't you be my Neighbor? Cell Fate Determination by the Microenvironment

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Nathan Urban, Ph.D.
Guy Salama, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Sex Differences, Calcium and Cardiac Arrhythmias

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Nathan Urban, Ph.D.
Denise Montell, Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara Life, Death, and Resurrection at the Cellular Level
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Student-invited Seminar Series Committee

No Seminar due to Thanksgiving Break

Cecilia Lo, Ph.D., Department of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh

Genetic Etiology of Congenital Heart Disease: Insights Gained from a Large Scale Mouse Forward Genetic Screen.

Veronica Hinman, Ph.D.