Fall 2005 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2005 Departmental Research Seminar

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





Aug. 31 No Seminar
Sept. 7 Jeffrey Hildebrand, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh "Controlling tissue morphogenesis via the regulation of cell shape" Lee
Sept. 14 Amy Burkert, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon

"Preparing for the next step: understanding the graduate and professional school process"

Sept. 21 Norbert Perrimon, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School "Cell signaling and morphogenesis in Drosophila" Minden
Sept. 28 Kirsten Benjamin, Ph.D., Molecular Sciences Institute, Berkeley, CA. "Quantitative cell signaling: A combined experimental and computational approach" Barth
Oct. 5 No Seminar
Oct. 12 Danith Ly, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University "An effort towards determining the cellular origins of cancer" McCartney
Oct. 19 Enrique de la Cruz, Ph.D., Yale University

"Mechanisms of myosin motors: It's all in the timing"

Oct. 26
Joseph Martens, Ph.D.,
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
"Control of gene expression by intergenic transcription" Woolford
Nov. 2 Susan Gottesman, National Institutes of Health "Integrating regulation by small RNAs into biological circuits and stress responses" Jones
Nov. 9 K. Dane Wittrup, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Protein engineering in biomedicine" Waggoner
Nov. 16 Janet Heasman, Ph.D.,
Division of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation
"Control of embryonic development- a new look at old problems" Ettensohn
Nov. 23 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 30 Ehud Isacoff, Ph.D., University of California, Berkley "Optical control of channels and receptors" Waggoner
Dec. 7
Chris Burge, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Science at the Interface
"Towards an RNA splicing code"
Christine Wang