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.





*3:30 p.m.*
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University "Stem cells, lineage determination and morphogenesis" Student Invited Speaker
(Thursday, 12:00 p.m.)
Herman Dierick, M.D., The Neurosciences Institute "Molecules and circuits involved in fly aggression" Lopez
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
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
(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"