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Past Events

Time: Thursdays, 12:30 PM
Location: Cannon Room
Date Speaker Title Host
Mar 23, 2017 Elena Conti, PhD The RNA exosome - ribosome connection: coupling the RNA degradation and translation machineries Tom Rapoport
Mar 16, 2017 Daniel Rosenbaum Structure-function of integral membrane receptors and transporters involved in human disease BCMP - Trainee Committee
Mar 09, 2017 Roy Parker, PhD RNP Granules in Health and Disease Wade Harper
Mar 02, 2017 K. Dane Wittrup Synergistic Innate and Adaptive Immunotherapy for Cancer BCMP - Andrew Kruse
Feb 23, 2017 Daniel Herschlag, PhD Adventures in the RNA World, Past, Present and Future Matt Sonnett
Feb 16, 2017 Adam Frost How do mitochondria divide? A fresh look at dynamin-family GTPases BCMP - Steve Blacklow
Feb 09, 2017
CANCELLED
Arshad Desai, PhD New Horizons for the Chromosome Segregation Machinery David Pellman
Feb 02, 2017 Clifford Brangwynne RNA/protein droplets: Moving through intracellular phase space BCMP - Piotr Sliz
Jan 26, 2017 Andrew Dillin, PhD Orchestrating aging across a troubled soma Tobias Walther
Jan 12, 2017 Sjors Scheres, PhD How cryo-EM is revolutionising structural biology: the structure of human gamma-secretase as an example Maofu Liao
Jan 09, 2017
Monday
David Baker Post-Evolutionary Biology: Design of novel protein structures, functions and assemblies BCMP - Eric Fischer
Dec 15, 2016
CANCELLED
Tim Jamison Synthesis Design Through the Lens of Flow Chemistry - How, When, and Why BCMP - Jon Clardy
Dec 01, 2016 Rama Ranganathan Protein mechanics: the link between structure, function and evolvability BCMP - William Shih
Nov 17, 2016 Pamela Bjorkman A Molecular Arms Race: The Immune System Versus HIV BCMP - Piotr Sliz
Nov 09, 2016
Wednesday
Michael Elowitz, PhD Design principles for signaling, memory, and cell state control pathways in mammalian cells Danesh Moazed
Nov 03, 2016 Jodi Nunnari, PhD Mitochondrial Behavior Nika Danial
Oct 27, 2016 Joseph (Jody) Puglisi The molecular choreography of translation BCMP - Andrew Kruse
Oct 06, 2016
11:30 am Seminar
Ardem Patapoutian, PhD How do you feel? Ion channels that feel the force Steve Liberles
Sep 29, 2016 Bryan Roth Structure-guided and structure-inspired GPCR drug discovery BCMP - Andrew Kruse
Sep 22, 2016 Dame Carol Robinson Mass spectrometry - its roles in structural biology and drug discovery Wade Harper
Sep 15, 2016 David Liu Protein Evolution and Engineering to Enable Biotechnology and Novel Therapeutics BCMP - Sloan Devlin
Jun 16, 2016 Dirk Görlich, PhD Transport selectivity of nuclear pore complexes Tom Rapoport
Jun 09, 2016 Anne Brunet, PhD Epigenetic and metabolic regulation of aging Yang Shi
Jun 02, 2016 Therapeutics Spring Symposium BCMP
May 23, 2016
(Monday)
Yamuna Krishnan, PhD DNA nanodevices to measure protein activity in vivo Jon Clardy BCMP
May 19, 2016 Andreas Martin, PhD Constructed to Deconstruct: The 26S proteasome as a coordinated degradation machine Fred Goldberg
May 12, 2016 Brian Shoichet, PhD Structure-based discovery of new chemotypes with new GPCR phamacology Andrew Kruse BCMP
May 05, 2016 Eric Betzig, PhD Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution Tom Kirchhausen
Apr 28, 2016 Michael Rosbash, PhD The Circadian Clock: Connections to Neuronal Function and RNA Kevin Struhl BCMP
Apr 21, 2016 Zhijian 'James' Chen, PhD CANCELLED - The cGAS-STING pathway of cytosolic DNA sensing and its role in health and diseases Adrian Salic
Apr 14, 2016 Harry Noller, PhD RNA Mechanics and Translation Steve Harrison BCMP
Apr 07, 2016 Richard A. Flavell, PhD Cancelled Junying Yuan
Mar 31, 2016 Leslie Vosshall, PhD Building a mosquito sensory system to hunt humans BCMP Trainee Committee
Mar 24, 2016 Christine Jacobs-Wagner, PhD Intracellular partitioning and patterning: Lessons from tiny cells David Pellman
Mar 17, 2016 Nahum Sonenberg, PhD Translational control of cancer and autism Gerhard Wagner BCMP
Mar 10, 2016 Eva Nogales, PhD Visualizing structure and function of large molecular assemblies by cryo-EM Maofu Liao
Mar 03, 2016 Ting Wu, PhD Space and Time: Chromosomes at super-resolution and a 300 year old mystery Jean Zhao BCMP
Feb 25, 2016 Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD Navigating the cellular landscape through new imaging technologies Tobi Walther & Bob Farese
Feb 18, 2016 Phil Sharp, PhD The functions of small and large non-coding RNAs in gene regulation Richard Gregory BCMP
Feb 11, 2016 CANCELLED - Michael Elowitz, PhD Test-driving signaling, memory, and cell state control pathways in mammalian cells Danesh Moazed
Feb 04, 2016 Nenad Ban, PhD Beyond the prokaryotic ribosome: structural and functional insights into eukaryotic and mitochondrial ribosomes Piotr Sliz BCMP
Jan 28, 2016 Jared Rutter, PhD Mitochondria, Metabolism and Cellular Decisions: Entwined in Health and Disease Nika Danial
Jan 21, 2016 Taekjip Ha, PhD Mechanobiology at the Single Molecule Level Steve Blacklow BMCP
Jan 14, 2016 Anna Pyle, PhD The molecular mechanism of RNA detection by the RIG-I antiviral sensor: new insights into nanomechanical function and immune modulation Tom Rapoport
Jan 07, 2016 Angelika Amon, PhD The Causes and Consequences of Aneuploidy Johannes Walter BCMP
Dec 31, 2015 No Speaker Scheduled-Winter Break
Dec 24, 2015 No Speaker Scheduled-Winter Break
Dec 17, 2015 K. Christopher Garcia, PhD Tuning cell surface receptor signaling through ligand engineering: dimeric receptors versus GPCR Adrian Salic
Dec 10, 2015 Christine Mayr, MD, PhD Alternative 3'UTRs mediate protein-protein interactions and regulate protein localization and protein functions Steve Buratowski BCMP
Dec 03, 2015 Rick Young, PhD Control of Gene Expression Programs Joan Brugge
Nov 26, 2015 No Speaker Scheduled-Thanksgiving
Nov 19, 2015 Elena Conti, PhD (Canceled) CANCELED Richard Gregory BCMP
Nov 12, 2015 Christopher D. Lima, PhD Ubiquitin-like proteins: From conjugation to recognition Wade Harper
Oct 29, 2015 No Speaker Scheduled-BCMP Retreat
Oct 22, 2015 Gerald Crabtree, MD Chromatin regulation: New methods and new concepts from the genomics of human disease Cell Biology Postdoc Committee
Oct 15, 2015 No Speaker Scheduled-Retreat
Oct 08, 2015 Jeannie Lee, MD, PhD X inactivation as a model for Epigenetic regulation by long Noncoding RNA Kevin Struhl BCMP
Oct 01, 2015 Gerd A. Blobel, MD, PhD Propagating transcriptional patterns through mitosis David Pellman
Sep 21, 2015
(Monday)
Karen Adelman PhD Controlling transcription elongation of coding and non-coding RNAs Richard Gregory BCMP
Sep 17, 2015 Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD The Non-Coding RNA revolution in biomedical research Marcia Haigis
Sep 10, 2015 Bradley Bernstein MD, PhD Cancer stem cells and drug resistance mechanisms in glioblastoma Andrew Lassar BCMP
May 28, 2015 Bruce Beutler, M.D. Forward genetic analysis of mammalian immunity in real time Tom Rapoport (Cell Biology)
May 14, 2015 Jennifer A. Doudna, Ph.D. The world of CRISPRs: From biology to breakthrough technology Tom Rapoport (Cell Biology)
May 07, 2015 Wei Yang, Ph.D. Chemistry of DNA transactions Joseph Loparo (BCMP)
Apr 30, 2015 Edith Heard, Ph.D. Epigenetic mechanisms in development and disease: Lessons from the inactive X chromosome Danesh Moazed (Cell Biology)
Apr 23, 2015 Seth Darst, Ph.D. Structural studies of bacterial transcription Sun Hur (BCMP)
Apr 16, 2015 Gary Ruvkun, Ph.D. C. elegans surveillance of core cellular components to detect and defend pathogen attacks, real or imagined Junying Yuan (Cell Biology)
Apr 09, 2015 Michelle Wang, Ph.D. Single molecule mechanics - towards high throughput BCMP Trainee Committee
Apr 02, 2015 Ning Zheng, Ph.D. Driving protein deubiquitination with propellers Dan Finley (Cell Biology)
Mar 26, 2015 Robert H. Singer, Ph.D. Imaging the regulation of single mRNA molecules in living cells BCMP Trainee Committee
Mar 19, 2015 Michael K. Rosen, Ph.D. Physical mechanisms of cell organization on micron length scales David Pellman (Cell Biology)
Mar 12, 2015 Graham C. Walker, Ph.D. Translesion DNA Polymerases: From Cancer Chemotherapy to Bactericidal Antibiotics Joseph Loparo (BCMP)
Mar 05, 2015 Mark Von Zastrow, M.D., Ph.D. Endocytic membrane traffic and receptor-mediated cellular signaling Tom Kirchhausen (Cell Biology)
Feb 26, 2015 Job Dekker, Ph.D. Two ways to fold the genome Kevin Struhl (BCMP)
Feb 19, 2015 Gerald R. Crabtree, M.D. (CANCELLED) Chromatin regulation: New methods and new concepts from the genomics of human disease Firaz Mohamed Mohideen and Kaushik Ragunathan (Cell Bio Trainees)
Feb 05, 2015 Denise Montell, Ph.D Life, death, and resurrection at the cellular level Joan Brugge (Cell Biology)
Jan 29, 2015 Judith Campisi, Ph.D. Cancer and aging: Rival demons? Andrew Lassar (BCMP)
Jan 22, 2015 Scott Emr, Ph.D. Sorting out membrane traffic: Ubiquitin-mediated membrane protein quality control and sorting systems Wade Harper (Cell Biology)
Jan 15, 2015 Robert T. Sauer, Ph.D. Machines of protein destruction Stephen Harrison (BCMP)
Jan 08, 2015 Brendan D. Manning, Ph.D. Metabolic control of cell growth by the TSC-mTOR signaling network Danesh Moazed (Cell Biology)
Dec 18, 2014 Craig Peterson, Ph.D. Chromatin dynamics and transcriptional homeostasis Steve Buratowski (BCMP)
Dec 10, 2014 Ronald D. Vale, Ph.D. Reconstituting T cell Signaling Samara Reck-Peterson (Cell Biology)
Dec 04, 2014 Juli Feigon, Ph.D. To be announced Gerhard Wagner (BCMP)
Nov 20, 2014 Frederic de Sauvage, Ph.D. Targeting the Hedgehog Pathway in Cancer: From Bench to Clinic Adrian Salic (Cell Biology)
Nov 13, 2014 Thomas Schwartz, Ph.D. Taming a Monster: Toward the Structure of the Nuclear Pore Complex Piotr Sliz (BCMP)
Oct 30, 2014 Catherine Drennen, Ph.D. Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Capturing Snapshots of Metalloenzymes in Action Steve Blacklow (BCMP)
Oct 23, 2014 Cancelled No Seminar - 2014 BCMP Retreat
Oct 16, 2014 Cancelled No Seminar - 2014 Cell Bio Retreat
Oct 09, 2014 James Bardwell, Ph.D. New Chaperone Discovery Tom Rapoport (Cell Biology)
Sep 25, 2014 Russell DeBose-Boyd, Ph.D. Regulation of cholesterol synthesis through ER-associated degradation Tom Rapoport (Cell Biology) and HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
Sep 11, 2014 Rebecca Heald, Ph.D. Mechanisms of mitosis and size control in Xenopus Davie Van Vactor (Cell Biology)
Jun 12, 2014 Jim Wells New Engineered Tools for Signaling Stephen Blacklow - BCMP
Jun 05, 2014 Peter Walter Unfolded Protein Response in Health and Disease Tom Rapoport - Cell Bio
May 29, 2014 Joan Steitz Noncoding RNAs: with a Viral Twist Stephen Buratowski - BCMP
May 21, 2014
(Wednesday)
David Agard Structural mechanisms of microtubule nucleation and prokaryotic tubulin polymerization Samara Reck-Peterson - Cell Bio
May 15, 2014 John Kuriyan Structural Mechanisms in CAMK-II Regulation Stephen Harrison - BCMP
May 08, 2014 Dan Gottschling Organelle deterioration with age: The limits of an interconnected cellular system Dan Finley - Cell Bio
May 01, 2014 Doug Melton Making Pancreatic Beta Cells George Daley - BCMP
Apr 24, 2014 Daniel Louvard Plasticity and repair of intestinal mucosa is mediated by actin microfilaments Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas - Cell Bio
Apr 17, 2014 Robert Roeder Transcriptional Regulatory Mechanisms in Animal Cells Kevin Struhl - BCMP
Apr 10, 2014 Sandra Schmid Star-Gazing: Insights into the regulation of clathrin-mediated endocytosis from quantitative live cell imaging Tom Kirchhausen - Cell Bio
Apr 03, 2014 Yi Zhang Mechanism and function of dynamic regulation of DNA methylation by TET and TDG proteins Stephen Buratowski - BCMP
Mar 27, 2014 Steve Jacobsen Genetics and genomics of gene silencing Yang Shi - Cell Bio
Mar 20, 2014 Eduardo Perozo Structural Basis of Voltage-Dependent Gating in Ion Channels and Enzymes James Chou - BCMP
Mar 13, 2014 Ron Breaker Riboswitches, Ribozymes, and the Ancient RNA World Danesh Moazed - Cell Bio
Mar 06, 2014 Shelley Berger Epigenetic regulation of aging and senescence: and its not all bad news! Richard Gregory - BCMP
Feb 20, 2014 Jonathon Howard Ciliary and flagellar motility: From single molecules to collective motion David Pellman - Cell Bio
Feb 13, 2014
Cancelled
Dan Littman Shaping of host immunity by the microbiota in health and disease Bruce Spiegelman - Cell Bio
Feb 06, 2014 Judy Lieberman Bug Exterminators: A New Immune Defense Against Bacteria Timothy Springer - BCMP
Jan 30, 2014
Cancelled
Charles Zuker Receptors, Neurons, and Circuits: The Biology of Mammalian Chemosensation Adrian Salic - Cell Bio
Jan 23, 2014 Daniel Durocher Cell cycle regulation of DNA double - strand break repair Johannes Walter - BCMP
Jan 16, 2014 Sangeeta Bhatia Building Hepatic Tissues for Disease Modeling and Therapy Cell Bio Graduate Students
Jan 09, 2014 Christopher Hill Proteasome Associations Stephen Blacklow - BCMP
Dec 12, 2013 Susan Lindquist Yeast to human IPS cell discovery platform for protein folding diseases Sun Hur - BCMP
Dec 05, 2013 Samie Jaffrey Imaging RNA and RNA biology using RNA mimics of green fluorescent protein John Flanagan - Cell Bio
Nov 21, 2013 Mike Levine Mechanisms of transcriptional precision in the Drosophila embryo Davie Van Vactor - Cell Bio
Nov 14, 2013 Phil Cole Chemical Approaches to Understanding and Modulating Cell Signaling Stephen Blacklow - BCMP
Nov 07, 2013 Diane Mathis T cell control of organismal metabolism Bruce Spiegelman - Cell Bio
Oct 31, 2013 Michael Green Tumor Suppressor Genes: Mechanisms of Inactivation, Discovery and Therapeutic Potential Kevin Struhl - BCMP
Oct 24, 2013 Leemor Joshua-Tor Slicer and the Argonautes Danesh Moazed - Cell Bio
Oct 03, 2013 Adam Cohen Bringing bioelectric phenomena to light Joseph Loparo - BCMP
Sep 19, 2013 Xi He Understanding Wnt signaling in development and disease Andrew Lassar - BCMP
Sep 12, 2013 Ramanujan Hegde Membrane protein biogenesis and quality control Tom Rapoport - Cell Bio
May 30, 2013 Steven Bell Initiation of Eukaryotic DNA Replication BCMP Trainee Committee
May 16, 2013 Chris Burge Diverse Functions of Splicing Factors & Alternative mRNA Isoforms Richard Gregory
May 02, 2013 Jennifer Doudna RNA-mediated genome defense in bacteria Sun Hur
Apr 25, 2013 Tarun Kapoor Examining Mechanisms Underlying the Self- Organized Assembly of the Cell Division Apparatus Samara Reck-Peterson
Apr 11, 2013 Thomas Tuschl Characterization of Human Regulatory RNAs & RNA-Binding Proteins Danesh Moazed
Apr 04, 2013 Bob Weinberg Steve Harrison
Mar 28, 2013 Maria Carmo-Fonseca Fidelity of Gene Expression Tom Kirchhausen
Mar 18, 2013 Patrick Cramer Gene Transcription: From Molecular Movies to Regulatory Systems Stephen Buratowski
Mar 14, 2013 Joe DiRisi Strange Tails in Viral Discovery Tom Rapoport
Feb 28, 2013 Amita Sehgal Genetic Basis of Sleep, Wake Cycles, Control of Timing and the Need to Sleep Cell Biology Graduate Students
Feb 21, 2013 Walter Chazin Y. Dimitrova (Harrison Lab)
Feb 07, 2013 Jue Chen James Chou
Jan 31, 2013 Kathryn Anderson Cilia, centrosomes and signaling in the mouse embryo Adrian Salic
Jan 17, 2013 Scott Sternson Stephen Liberles
Jan 10, 2013 Rachel Green Kevin Struhl