Spring 2007 Departmental Research Seminar-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2007 Departmental Research Seminar

Seminars are held in the Conference Room of the Mellon Institute at
12:30 on Wednesdays unless otherwise indicated.

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

1/24
*3:30 p.m.*
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University "Stem cells, lineage determination and morphogenesis" Student Invited Speaker
1/25
(Thursday, 12:00 p.m.)
Herman Dierick, M.D., The Neurosciences Institute "Molecules and circuits involved in fly aggression" Lopez
1/29
(Monday)
David Airey, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Medical School "Complex trait neurogenetics of serotonergic transmission" Lopez
1/31 Jeffrey Hollinger, D.D.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University "The bench to the bedside "  
2/14 Catherine Collins, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine "The Wallenda kinase regulates synaptic growth and axonal transport" Lopez
2/19
(Monday)
Greg Suh, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology "Molecular genetic analysis of neural circuits underlying innate behavior in Drosophila" Lopez
2/21 Bioimaging Day
2/28 Bruno van Swinderen, The Neurosciences Institute "Neurophysiology of attention-like processes in the Drosophila brain" Lopez
3/14 Spring Break - No Classes
3/21 Newell Washburn, Ph.D., Chemistry Department, Carnegie Mellon University "Adventures in biomaterials" Durand
3/28 Paula Grabowski, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh "Learning new tricks about exon silencing from neurons" Barth
3/29
(Thursday, MI Auditorium)
Aaron Mitchell, Harold S. Ginsberg Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis, Columbia University "Control of cell surface features in the fungal pathogen Candida albicans " Jones
4/4 Jason Swedlow, Ph.D., University of Dundee "Functional analysis of the mitotic centromere" Murphy
4/18 Sascha Du Lac, Ph.D., Salk Institute "Potentiation of intrinsic excitability in motor learning" Student Invited Speaker
4/25 Gus Rosania, Ph.D., University of Michigan - College of Pharmacy "Six-dimensional image analysis of cellular transport" Murphy
5/2 Tracy Handel, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego The Margaret Ottie Lecture Series:
"Chemokine structure and interactions with receptors and glycosaminoglycans"
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