Fall 2010 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2010 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

Thursday, 8/19 (1 – 3 p.m.)
Ben Jantzen, Coordinator of Graduate Student Programs, Eberly Center Overview of Student Cognition
8/25 Maggie Braun, Ph.D., Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Affairs and Special Faculty Lecturer, Carnegie Mellon University Preparing for Your Senior Year at Carnegie
Mellon (For Undergraduate Students)

9/1


9/8
Nathan Urban, Head, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Navigating NIH Funding (For Graduate Students)

9/15


9/16 (2 p.m.)
Chris Bakal Ph.D., Institute for Cancer Research in London
Signaling Networks that Regulate Morphological Noise and Promote Exploratory Behavior
Robert Murphy, Ph.D.
co-sponsored by the Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology
9/22



9/29


10/6
Aylin Hanyaloglu, Ph.D., Imperial College, London
Unravelling the Trafficking Code of G protein-coupled Receptors (GPCRs): Impact on Hormonal Signaling and Reproduction
Manojkumar Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
10/13

The Margaret Ottie, MM'28 Undergraduate Lecture Series in Biological Sciences

Katrin Karbstein, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute

Dissecting 40S Ribosome Assembly
John Woolford, Ph.D.
10/20
Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Utah
Planarians, Stem Cells, and Regeneration
SISS Committee
10/27
Steve Cresawn, Ph.D., James Madison University Fostering Bacteriophage Genomics in the Classroom and Beyond
Jonathan Jarvik, Ph.D.
11/3
Jeff Schloss, Ph.D., Program Director for Technology Development Coordination, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH
A Revolution in DNA Sequencing Technologies -- Challenges & Opportunities
Nathan Urban, Ph.D.
11/10


11/17
Mark von Zastrow, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco Regulation of Signaling Receptors by Endocytosis
Manoj Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
11/24
No Seminar due to Thanksgiving Break


12/1
Ed Lein, Ph.D., Allen Brain Institute
Neuroanatomical Transcriptomics: Large Scale Gene Expression Mapping in the Developing Mammalian Brain Alison Barth, Ph.D.
12/3 (11 a.m., 6115 Gates-Hillman Center)
Klaus Palme, Freiburg Inst. For Advanced Studies, University of Freiburg (Germany)
The Magic Role of Auxin and Beyond
The Lane Center for Computational Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, and Joint CMU-Pitt Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology Seminar