Spring 2004 Departmental Research Seminar
Seminars are held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at
3:30 on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.
|1/14||Partha Roy, Ph.D., Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh||"Perturbation of actin-binding proteins in the study of cell migration"||Lanni|
Ziv Bar-Joseph, Dept. of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon
|Science at the Interface:
"Computational discovery of gene modules and regulatory networks"
|1/28||Phil LeDuc, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon||"Linking mechanics to biochemistry in biology and medicine: exploring the science of molecular to cellular biomechanics with nanotechnology and computational biology"||Urban|
|2/4||Michael Mancini, Baylor College of Medicine||"Multiplex single cell analyses and transcription"||Murphy|
|2/11||J. Richard Chaillet, M.D., Ph.D., Dept. of Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
|"Molecular and genetic analysis of genomic Imprinting"||Ahrens|
|Pavel Pevzner, University of California,
|Merck Distinguished Seminar
"Transforming men into mice: lessons from human and mouse genomic sequences"
|2/18||Dr. Nicholas Swindale, University of British Columbia||"Coverage, polymaps and the visual cortex"||Crowley|
|2/25||Doug Wallace, University of California, Irvine||"Ancient origins, modern diseases; the mitochondrial connection"||Jarvik|
|3/3||Bartlett Mel, USC||Science at the Interface:
"Modeling pyramidal neurons: from McCulloch-Pitts to multi-layer networks"
|3/17||David Deerfield, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Carnegie Mellon||"Viewing large to very large volumetric image datasets: application to the visible human, mouse, and worm"||Ho|
|3/24||Yoshinaga Saeki, Harvard University||"Development of HSV amplicon vector system: a versatile gene delivery tool for functional studies"||Jarvik|
12:30 pm, MI Conference Room
|Dr. Marc Kirschner, Harvard Medical School, Dickson Prize Winner||"Control of actin nucleation"||Jones|
|3/31||Dan Simons, Dept. of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical School||"Rodent whisker barrels: Windows into cerebral cortical function"||Barth|
||Dr. Peter Kolodziej,Vanderbilt University||"Actin nucleation and translational control coupled to the cytoskeleton direct repulsion at the midline"||McCartney|
|4/14||Dr. Barbara Trask
Head, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
|"The dynamics of segmental duplications containing human olfactory receptor genes"||SISS-
|4/21||Norma Andrews, Yale University||"Regulated exocytosis and membrane resealing: Why lysosomes?"||Women In Science Seminar|
Location: MI Auditorium, 2nd floor
|Robert M. Stroud, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco||"Structure and selectivity of an ancient family of transmembrane channels: the aquaporins and others"||Ho|
|4/28||Yong Wan, University of Pittsburgh||"Role of proteolysis in the control of biological transition and tumor formation"||Lee|