Fall 2009 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2009 Departmental Research Seminar

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





8/26 Maggie Braun, Ph.D. and Amy Burkert, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon Making the Most of Your Senior Year
9/2 Sachdev Sidhu, Ph.D., Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Deciphering and Modulating Cellular Signaling with Combinatorial Biology Jonathan Jarvik, Ph.D.
9/9 Lewis Kay, Ph.D., University of Toronto
Seeing the Invisible by Solution NMR Spectroscopy Chien Ho, Ph.D.
9/16 Martha Cyert, Ph.D., Stanford University Calcineurin, the Ca2+/calmodulin Regulated Phosphatase, Recognizes Conserved Docking Sites in its Substrates Tina Lee, Ph.D.
9/23 No Seminar
9/30 Craig Roy, Ph.D., Yale University Manipulation of Host of Membrane Transport Pathways by the Intracellular Pathogen Legionella pneumophila Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
10/7 Leo Belluscio, Ph.D., National Institute of Health (NIH) Odorant-Induced Plasticity in the Neural Circuits of the Mammalian Olfactory Bulb Nathan Urban, Ph.D.
Eric Phizicky, Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center tRNA Quality control
John L. Woolford, Ph.D.
Christoph Wuelfing, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Spatiotemporal Patterning as a Regulator of Lymphocyte Activation
Robert F. Murphy, Ph.D.
Stefan Duensing, M.D., University of Pittsburgh
Dangerous Duplications: Genomic Instability Induced by the HPV-16 E7 Oncoprotein Frederick Lanni, Ph.D.
Michael Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology, Duke University
Membrane and Protein Dynamics in Neuronal Plasticity
Jing Wen, representing the SISS committee
(12:30 p.m.)
Shohei Koide, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Design and Engineering of Synthetic Binding Proteins and Sensors
Alan Waggoner, Ph.D.
Tracy Johnson, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Pre-mRNA Splicing and Histone Modification:  A "tail" of the Coordinated Control of Gene Expression
Alison Barth, Ph.D.
Brenda Andrews, Ph.D., University of Toronto
Deciphering Cellular Networks and Pathways Using Yeast Functional Genomics
Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
No Seminar
Katherine Roche, Ph.D., National Institute of Health (NIH)
Molecular Mechanisms Regulating NMDA Receptor Trafficking
Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.