Fall 2004 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2004 Departmental Research Seminar

Seminars are held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at
12:30 on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.





Sept. 1
*Special Time*
3:30 pm
Amy Burkert, Carnegie Mellon For Biology Seniors:
"Making the most of your senior year: Preparation for graduate school, professional school or the job market"
Sept. 8 Yikang Rong, National Cancer Institute, NIH "Genome maintenance by the ATM checkpoint kinase and the Mre11 DNA repair protein in Drosophila" Csink
Sept. 15 Michele Perella, Department of Science and Biomedical Technology,
University of Milan
"Crucial roles of ligation analogs in the understanding of hemoglobin cooperativity" Ho
Sept. 22 Olivera Finn, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh "Cancer immunity, cancer vaccines and cancer prevention" Ahrens
Sept. 29 Jenny Hinshaw, National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, NIH "Structural properties of dynamin reveal a mechanism for membrane constriction" Lee
Oct. 13 Peter Espenshade, Johns Hopkins University "Regulation of cellular cholesterol homeostasis: New connections to oxygen-sensing" Linstedt
Oct. 20 Sarah Tishkoff, University of Maryland "Genetic History of Africa" Women in Science Seminar
Oct. 27 Daniel Jay, Tufts University "Functional proteomic screens for proteins required for metastasis" Minden
Nov. 3 Yixian Zheng, Carnegie Institution of Washington "Cell division and mitotic spindle morphogenesis" Lee
Nov. 10 Yolanda Sanchez, University of Cincinnati "Genome integrity via signaling networks: Lessons from the budding yeast" Miles
Nov. 17 Richard Carthew, Northwestern University "Gene Silencing by Small RNAs" Woolford
Nov. 24 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 1 Mariano Garcia-Blanco, Duke University "Alternative splicing of FGFR2 transcripts: biology and mechanism" Lopez
Dec. 8 Karen Arndt, University of Pittsburgh "Transcription elongation by RNA polymerase II: exploiting the genetic and biochemical toolbox of yeast" Woolford