Fall 2008 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2008 Departmental Research Seminar

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





8/27 Amy Burkert, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon One Origin, Many Endpoints: Preparing for Life Beyond Carnegie Mellon  
9/10 Anne E. West, M.D., Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center Epigenetic Regulation of Transcriptional Repression by Drugs of Abuse Alison Barth, Ph.D.
9/17 Jon Johnson, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Voltage-Dependent Mechanisms of NMDA Receptor Regulation Alison Barth, Ph.D.
9/24 Yu-Li Wang, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon, Department of Biomedical Engineering The Forces and Shapes of Adherent Cells Frederick Lanni, Ph.D.
10/1 Mathias Losche, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon, Department of Physics Protein-Membrane Interactions: Planar Membrane Models in Biomedical Research Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
10/8 Beth Stronach, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Regulating Jun Kinase Signaling to Sculpt Tissue Morphology Jonathan Minden, Ph.D.
10/15 Elizabeth W. Jones Memorial Symposium
10/22 Paula Foster, Ph.D., Robarts Research Institute Tracking the Fate of Transplanted Cells Using MRI Chien Ho, Ph.D.
10/29 Karin Reinisch, Ph.D., Yale University TRAPPs, Tethers, Rabs, and GEFs: Structural Studies in Membrane Trafficking Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
11/5 Tom Kirchhausen, Ph.D., Harvard University

Dynamics of Endocytosis

Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
11/12 Jonathan Staley, Ph.D., University of Chicago Motors and Switches that Regulate the Specificity and Activity of the Spliceosome
John Woolford, Ph.D.
12/3 Ralph Isberg, Ph.D., Tufts University Membrane Trafficking and Intracellular Growth of Legionella pneumophila Tina Lee, Ph.D.
(12:30 p.m.)
Eric Alani, Ph.D., Cornell University
Modeling Disease Penetrance in Yeast
Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.
(12:30 p.m.)
Randall Johnson, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Systemic Hypoxic Response: How the Organism Adapts from the Outside In Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.

(4 p.m.)

Richard Carthew, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Mechanism and Biology of Small Regulatory RNAs Adam Linstedt, Ph.D.