2015-2016 Talks

Date Speaker Location
October 26, 2015 Jaimie Van Norman

University of California, Riverside

“Signaling Mechanisms in Root Patterning”

4:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

November 9, 2015 Vann Bennett

Duke University

An adaptable ankyrin-based mechanism for vertebrate evolution of specialized plasma membranes

4:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

November 16, 2015 Costa Georgopolous

Department of Biochemistry

Toothpicks, Serendipity, and the Emergence of the Chaperone Machines

4:15PM

Kjeldsberg Conference Rm

EEJ

November 23, 2015 Gordon Lark

Biology Department

Data driven science: from mice to plants to dogs

4:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

January 4, 2016 Michael Eisen

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Activation of enhancer activity in the early Drosophila embryo” 

4:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

January 25, 2016 Dana Carroll

Department of Biochemistry

A long path to genome editing”

4:15PM

Kjeldsberg Conference Rm

EEJ

February 8, 2016 Marty Rechsteiner

Department of Biochemistry

The path to the Ubiquitin-Proteasome System

4:15PM

Kjeldsberg Conference Rm

EEJ

February 29, 2016 Nitin Phadnis

Biology Department

Gonad Zombies: The biology of Wolbachia

4:15PM

Kjeldsberg Conference Rm

EEJ

March 7, 2016 Erik Andersen

Northwestern University

“From GWAS to gene using C. elegans: tales of telomeres, topoisomerases, and small RNAs”

4:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

March 28, 2016 June Medford

Colorado State University

“Using Synthetic Biology in Multicellular Organisms to Develop Computer-Designed and Predictable Gene Function”

4:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

April 4, 2016 Jessica Brown

Department of Pathology

Zombie-ification: parasite control of brains and behaviors”

4:15PM

Kjeldsberg Conference Rm

EEJ

April 18, 2016 Mario Capecchi

Departments of Human Genetics & Biology

Science continues to be fun and challenging:    the story of Hoxb8 function in behavior”

4:15PM

Kjeldsberg Conference Rm

EEJ

May 2, 2016 Pam Geyer

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

“A role for the nuclear lamina in maintenance of adult stem cells in the Drosophila ovary”

2:00PM

Eccles Auditorium

EIHG

2016 Genetics Training Grant Retreat – Monday, May 9, 2016

Plenary Speaker:

Alan Grossman, Praecis Professor and Head of Biology, MIT

Cell-cell signaling and horizontal gene transfer:  Control and visualization of bacterial sex”