DEPARTMENTS OF BIOLOGY+ and
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY*

2007 FALL SEMINAR SERIES


Seminars are held in Rm 121 SCI at 12 NOON on Thursdays unless otherwise indicated in red.

 Date

Speaker and Title

Host

SEPTEMBER

9/6 *Philip Bevilacqua
 Chemistry Dept
 Penn State
RNA Catalysis and Folding: Functional Complexity From Molecular Simplicity Mukerji

9/13

 No seminar

9/20

 Steve Benokovic
 Chemistry Dept
 Penn State
On DNA Replication Biophysics Retreat [Snowdon]

Please note:  -The Biophysics Retreat is held at Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown CT.

 9/27 *Dorothy Erie
 Chemistry Dept,
 Univ. of NC, Chapel Hill
AFM and Single Molecule Fluorescence Studies of MutS-DNA Interactions Reveal the Mechanism of Mismatch Recognition.

Hingorani

OCTOBER

10/4 +TBA
10/11 *Seth Ruffins
 Cal Tech
The Construction of a Three-Dimensional Atlas of Avian Development Murkerji
10/18 +Joyce Fernandes
  Zoology Dept
  Miami Univ., Ohio
Development of the Adult Neuromuscular System in Drosophila. Devoto
10/24
Wed.
8:00 PM

Rm: 107 Shanklin
  Dale Purves, M.D.
  Center for Cognitive
  Neuroscience, Duke
Why We See What We Do:  Brightness and Color Snowden Lecture Series
10/25 +Dale Purves, M.D.
  Center for Cognitive
  Neuroscience, Duke
Why We See What We Do:  Geometry and Form Naegele

NOVEMBER

11/1 +Christopher Lowe
  Organismal Biology &
         Anatomy
  Univ. of Chicago
Insights Into Early Deuterostome Evolution and the Origin of Chordates From Hemichordate Developmental Biology. Burke
11/8 *TBA    
11/14
Wed. 4:30  PM
+Robert Sapolsky
  Neurology
  Stanford University
Stress and Health: From Molecules to Societies. Snowdon Lecture Series
Please Note:  This seminar will be held in the Goldsmith Family Cinema
11/29 *Peggy Hsieh
 NIH
DNA Mismatch Repair: Guardian of the Genome MB&B Graduate Students

DECEMBER

12/6 +Gerald Smith
  Museum of Zoology/Palentology
  Univ. of MI
Causes of North American Patterns of Freshwater Fish Diversity Chernoff

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