Carnegie Mellon University

2014–2015 Speakers

Dr. Tom Maniatis

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Catherine Dulac, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Investigator,
Higgins Professor of Molecular
and Cellular Biology,
Harvard University

Molecular & Cellular Architecture of the Mouse Social Brain

Dr. Dulac’s lab is using molecular, genetic, and electrophysiological techniques to explore the molecular and neuronal basis of innate social behaviors in the mouse. She is currently pursuing several projects at the molecular, cellular and systems levels in order to investigate the architecture and functional logic of neuronal circuits underlying pheromone signaling.

Dr. Denise Montell

Friday, April 10, 2015

Andrew Fire, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Genetics,
Stanford University School of Medicine

Opportunistic RNAs and Acquisitive Genomes