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

Fall 2011 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 & Abstract

Host

8/31

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

Lynne Maquat, Ph.D., University of Rochester

Tales from the Cellular Underworld: Quality-control and Conditionally Regulated mRNA Decay
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Javier López, Ph.D.
9/7 Philip Benfey, Ph.D., Biology Department and IGSP Center for Systems Biology, Duke University and GrassRoots Biotechnology

Development Rooted in Interwoven Networks
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Veronica Hinman, Ph.D.
9/14
Veronica Hinman, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University The Evolution of Developmental Gene Regulatory Networks
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9/21 James Hurley, Ph.D., National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH Nipped in the Bud: The Strange Ways that ESCRTs Sever Membranes
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SISS Committee
9/28
Amanda Paulovich, M.D., Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center You Can't Study What You Can't Measure
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Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
10/5 Meyer Jackson, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Exocytosis, Fusion Pores, and Membrane Bending
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Manojkumar Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
10/12



10/19
Leslie C. Griffith, M.D., Ph.D., Brandeis University Sleep Circuits in Drosophila
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Manojkumar Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
10/26



11/2
Dmitry Rinberg, Ph.D., HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus Timing in Olfaction
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Nathan Urban, Ph.D.
11/9
Tim Ryan, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medical College
Control of Synaptic Function
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Manojkumar Puthenveedu, Ph.D.
11/16
Paul Selvin, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Nanometer Accuracy and Resolution with Fluorescence Microscopy: Watching Molecular Motors; Cancer Therapy
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Marcel Bruchez, Ph.D.
11/23
No Departmental Seminar due to Thanksgiving Break
11/30
 Sandra Kuhlman, Ph.D., UCLA
Practice Makes Perfect: Defining the Role of Inhibition in Vision and Sensory Learning
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Alison Barth, Ph.D. & the Neurobiology Search Committee
12/7
Lynne Angerer, Ph.D., NIH-NICDR
Qwnt-essential Patterning of the Sea Urchin Embryo
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Veronica Hinman, Ph.D.
12/8
Kevin Franks, Ph.D., Columbia University

Assembling an Odor: Cortical Integration of Olfactory Information

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Alison Barth, Ph.D. & the Neurobiology Search Committee

12/14

(MI Social Room)

David Cox, Ph.D., The Rowland Institute at Harvard

Reverse-Engineering the Neuronal Substrates of Invariant Visual Object Recognition

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Alison Barth, Ph.D. & the Neurobiology Search Committee