Fall 2007 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2007 Departmental Research Seminar

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

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

Sept. 12
Franck Polleux, Ph.D., UNC School of Medicine "New insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying neuronal polarity during cortical development in vivo" Crowley
Sept. 19
Leslie Vosshall, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University "A glimpse into the odor universe of humans and flies" Urban
Sept. 26
Jonathan P. Rast, Ph.D., University of Toronto

"Immune gene regulatory networks and the evolution of deuterostome immunity"

Hinman
Oct. 3
Gerard Apodaca, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine "The uroepithelium: role of EGF receptor in regulating stretch-induced exocytosis" Linstedt
Oct. 10
Kris Jones Prather, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology "From metabolic engineering to synthetic biology: rational design of microbial chemical factories" Berget
Oct. 17
Markus Deserno, Ph.D., Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University "Uncovering biomembrane physics using coarse-grained simulations: methods and applications" Schwartz
Oct. 24
David Sherwood, Ph.D., Duke University "Orienting the anchor cell for invasion" Ettensohn
Oct. 31
Michael Domach, Ph.D., Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

"Metabolic engineering of E. coli and B. subtilis to increase synthetic efficiency"

Schwartz
Nov. 12
(12:30 p.m.)
Judith Klein-Seetharaman, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh   Minden
Nov. 28
Michael Grabe, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh "Insight into the Nature of Voltage Sensing in Voltage-gated Potassium Channels" Lee