DEPARTMENTS OF BIOLOGY+
and
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY*
2007 SPRING SEMINAR SERIES


Seminars are held in Shanklin Room 107 at 12 NOON on Thursdays, unless otherwise indicated in red.

Date Speaker and Title Host
February

2/1+

+Alexandra Joyner
  NYU Medical Center

Cerebellum Patterning: From Folds and Stripes to Circuits

Grabel

2/8

Rescheduled for Fall 08 

2/15

*Todd Washington
  University of Iowa

Replication of damaged DNA in eukaryotes by specialized DNA polymerases Hingorani

2/20
Tuesday

+Ross Upshur
 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center
 Toronto, Canada
Surviving SARS, preparing for pandemics: Ethics, infectious diseases and modern health care organizations Faust

March

3/1 +Sam Pleasure
  Neurology Dept
  UCSF
The meninges are a distributed signaling center controlling multiple steps of cortical development Naegele
3/8 *Canceled

3/29 +Gerald Downes
  UMass
From behavior to genes: Development of locomotive behavior in Zebrafish Devoto

April

4/5 *Vinod Makhijani
  Life Sciences Corp.
  Brandford, CT
Massively-parallel high-throughput whole genome sequencing technology McAlear
4/12 +Jennifer Mansfield
  Barnard College
Hox genes, microRNAs and patterning in the vertebrate embryo Burke
4/19 *Leroy Hood
  Institute for Systems Biology
  Seattle, WA
Systems biology and medicine: Towards predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory medicine. Lane
4/26 +Mary Baylies
  Sloan Kettering Institute
Making muscle in fly and mammals: Remodeling of the actin cytoskeleton is required for myoblast fusion Devoto

May

5/3 *Steven L. Jacques
 Oregon Health & Sciences University

Biomedical optics and lasers in medicine: How light affects tissues and tissues affect light

MBB Graduate Students

+Biology Department Seminars
*Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department Seminars

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