2008 Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Schedule
Tuesdays, 4:00 PM, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106).
Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

01/08
Donald Ingber
Harvard Univ.
Marshall
Cellular Mechanotransduction and Developmental Control
01/15
John Lorsch
John Hopkins Univ.
Gross
Molecular Mechanics of Start Codon Recognition by the Eukaryotic Translational Machinery
01/22
Thomas Lecuit
University of Marseille
Mullins
Regulation of Cell Surface Mechanics during Morphogenesis
01/29
Yixian Zheng
Carnegie Inst./HHMI
Marshall
Assembly of Mitotic Spindle Matrix: A Template for Coupling Cell Division and Cell Fate Choices
02/12
Michael B. Elowitz
Caltech
Madhani
Differentiation Dynamics at the Single Cell Level
02/19
Rachel Green
HHMI/Johns Hopkins
Narlikar
Conformational Switches in the Ribosome and Their Implications for Translational Control
02/26
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03/11
Joe Pogliano
UC San Diego
Mullins
Dynamic Polymers of the Bacterial Cytoskeleton
03/18
Brian Kobilka
Stanford Univ.
von Zastrow
Structure and Dynamics of the Human Beta 2 Adrenergic Receptor
03/25
Paul Bieniasz
Rockfeller Univ./Aaron Diamond AIDS Res Ctr
Frankel
The Assembly and Release of HIV Virion Particles
03/31
Ilan Davis
Univ of Oxford, UK
O'Farrell
How Does mRNA Get from A to B and How Does It Stay There?
04/08
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
Stanford
O'Farrell
Population Genomics and Medical Genetics
04/29
John Lis
Cornell
Guo
The Dynamic Interplay of Transcription Factors and Chromatin during Gene Activation
05/06
Markus Noll
Universitat Zurich
Kornberg
How Senses Regulate Courtship Behavior of Drosophila Males: Deciphering the Logic of a Neural Network Controlling a Comples Innate Behavior
05/13
Jack Taunton
UCSF
2007-08 Byers Award for Basic Sci Res
Electrophilic Love: Cellular Secrets Revealed with Covalent Kisses

05/27

Richard Axel
Columbia/HHMI
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Internal Representations of the Olfactory World
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SUMMER BREAK

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

09/23
Abby Dernburg
UC Berkeley
Marshall
The pushmi-pullyu of chromosome interactions during meiosis
09/30
John Diffley
London Research Inst.
J. Li
DNA replication mechanism and control of budding yeast
10/14
Keiko Torii
Univ Washington, Seattle
Marshall
Communication, fate and decision making during epidermal cell differentiation in plants
10/21
Scott Keeney
Sloan-Kettering Inst/HHMI
Fung
Where the crossovers are: Double-strand break and recombination distributions in meiosis
10/28
Zac Cande
UC Berkeley
Wang
A tale of two nuclei: meiotic chromosome behavior in Giardia and maize
11/04
Ramanujan Hegde
NIH Cell Biol & Metabolism Prog
Taunton
Regulation of secretory and membrane protein biosynthesis
11/11
No Seminar: Veterans Day
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11/18
David Rudner
Harvard Medical School
Gross
Chromosome dynamics in Bacillus subtilis
11/25
David Brow
Univ Wisconsin, Madison
Guthrie
RNA-based regulation of Pol II transcription
12/09
Rescheduled
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12/16
Bruce Spiegelman
Dana-Farber Inst
Farese
Transcriptional control of adipogenesis and energy homeostasis
12/23
No Seminar
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12/30
No Seminar
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