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.

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

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.
10/14
Eric Phizicky, Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center tRNA Quality control
John L. Woolford, Ph.D.
10/21
Christoph Wuelfing, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Spatiotemporal Patterning as a Regulator of Lymphocyte Activation
Robert F. Murphy, Ph.D.
10/28
Stefan Duensing, M.D., University of Pittsburgh
Dangerous Duplications: Genomic Instability Induced by the HPV-16 E7 Oncoprotein Frederick Lanni, Ph.D.
11/4
Michael Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology, Duke University
Membrane and Protein Dynamics in Neuronal Plasticity
Jing Wen, representing the SISS committee
11/11
(12:30 p.m.)
Shohei Koide, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Design and Engineering of Synthetic Binding Proteins and Sensors
Alan Waggoner, Ph.D.
11/11
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.
11/18
Brenda Andrews, Ph.D., University of Toronto
Deciphering Cellular Networks and Pathways Using Yeast Functional Genomics
Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
11/25
No Seminar
12/2
Katherine Roche, Ph.D., National Institute of Health (NIH)
Molecular Mechanisms Regulating NMDA Receptor Trafficking
Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.