Spring 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.
|1/13||Takis Benos, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Department of Computational Biology
||The Non-coding DNA Strikes Back: DNA Motifs, microRNA Genes and Regulatory Networks||Veronica Hinman, Ph.D.|
|1/27||Sarah Gaffen, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Department of Immunology
||Straight from the Mouse's Mouth: Signaling and Biology by a New Cytokine Receptor Family
||Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
|2/3||Subha Das, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry||Expanding the (Bio)Chemical Toolkit: RNA Labeling, Ligation and Splicing Intermediates
||Mark Macbeth, Ph.D.
(Rescheduled for 2/24 due to weather.)
|Alex Evilevitch, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics
||Biophysics of Viral Infectivity: Matching Genome Length and Virus Size
||Russell Schwartz, Ph.D.
|2/17||Willi Halfter, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Department of Neurobiology
||Basement Membranes in the Developing and Aging eye||Justin Crowley, Ph.D.
2210 Doherty Hall)
|Michael Platt, Ph.D., Duke University, Department of Neurobiology and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
||From Brain to Society: Neuroethology and Neuroeconomics of Social Behavior||Undergraduate Student-invited Seminar Speaker
||Alex Evilevitch, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics||Biophysics of Viral Infectivity: Matching Genome Length and Virus Size||Russell Schwartz, Ph.D.|
||Deborah Chapman, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Department of Biological Sciences
||Transcriptional Regulation of Mouse Mesoderm Formation by T-box Factors T and Tbx6
||Brooke McCartney, Ph.D.
||No Seminar Due to Spring Break
||Lance Davidson, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Unraveling the Physical Mechanics of Morphogenesis
|Chuck Ettensohn, Ph.D.
||Ge Yang, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Lane Center for Computational Biology||Computational Analysis of Kinesin Dynein Coordination in Cytoskeletal Dynamics
||Brooke McCartney, Ph.D.
|4/6 (10:30 a.m. in the Lane Center Conference Room - Mellon Institute 409)
||Inke Näthke, Dundee Cancer Centre, University of Dundee
||The Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein as a Cytoskeletal Architect in Interphase and Mitosis: Implications for Tissue Organisation and Tumourigenesis||Brooke McCartney, Ph.D.|
||Angelike Stathopoulos, Ph.D., CalTech
||Differential Gene Expression within a Field of Cells: Patterning Mechanisms and the Control of Cell Movement in Drosophila Embryos
||Veronica Hinman, Ph.D.
||Kelvin Gregory, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Phenomenology Meets Molecular Ecology: Bacterial Respiration in Electrochemical Cells for Renewable Energy and Environmental Restoration
|Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
||Katherine Kalil, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison||Wnt5a Regulates Cortical Axon Outgrowth and Guidance through Calcium Signaling Mechanisms||Justin Crowley, Ph.D.|
||Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University
||Regulation of Stem Cell Fate