2009 Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Schedule
Tuesdays, 4:00 PM, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106).
Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

01/06
Wayne Hendrickson
Columbia Univ
Stroud
How Hsp70 Chaperones Effect Protein Folding and Translation
01/13
Erin O'Shea
Harvard
Weissman
Timekeeping by a Three-Protein Circadian Clock
01/20
no seminar
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01/27
Sue Biggins
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Res Ctr
Toczyski
How do cells get the right chromosomes?
02/10
David Mangelsdorf
UT Southwestern
Shah
Nuclear receptors FGFs and their regulation of metabolism
02/17
David Chan
Caltech
Edwards
Mitochondrial dynamics
02/24
Joseph Sun
Dean's Postdoctoral Prize Lecture
UCSF
Also presented at 11 AM
Toland Hall, Parnassus
Office of Postdoctoral Education
Adaptive immune features of natural killer cells
03/10
Charles Sherr
HHMI/St. Jude Childrens' Res Hosp
Hanahan
Regulation of cellular self-renewal by the Art tumor suppressor
03/17
Angelika Amon
MIT, Center for Cancer Research
Madhani
Causes and consequences of aneuploidy
03/24
Tom Rapoport
HHMI/Harvard
Weissman
How the ER gets into shape
03/31
John Kuriyan
UC Berkeley
Minor
Allosteric mechanisms in activation of the EGF receptor
04/07
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04/14
Elizabeth Blackburn
UCSF
Mission Bay Seminar 3:30 PM
Responses of cells and organisms to perturbing chromosome end maintenance
04/21
Julie Theriot
Stanford
Cain
New directions in cell movement
04/28
John Abelson
Agouron Inst; UCSF
Weissman
On the rise of oxygen in the atmosphere 2.4 billion years ago and its consequences
05/05
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05/12
Laura Landweber
Princeton Univ
Alan Frankel
RNA-mediated epigenetic programming of genome rearrangements
05/19
Tim Hunt
Cancer Research UK
Tetrad students
Biochemical Switches: Getting in and out of mitosis

05/26

CANCELLED
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SUMMER BREAK

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

9/16
Peter Walter
UCSF/HHMI
Guthrie
Unfolded protein response in health and disease
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10/13

Chris Burge

MIT
Guthrie
Global Analyses of RNA Processing in Health and Disease
10/20
Steve Elledge
Harvard
Morgan
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10/27
Karen Oegema

UCSD

Marshall
Using C. elegans to dissect cell division mechanisms
11/10
Jennifer Ross
U Mass, Amherst
Marshall
Building the cellular highways
11/17
Peter Jackson
NOTE: Location: Gladstone Inst Auditorium, 1650 Owens St.
Genentech
Weissman
Membrane Assembly and Signaling in Primary Cilia: Explaining Obesity, Cysts and Other Ciliopathies
11/24
Joan Brugge
Harvard
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CANCELLED
12/01
Frederic de Sauvage
Genentech Inc
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12/15
Tian Xu
HHMI / Yale
Ruggero

PiggyBack transposon as a tool for genetic manipulations and screens in mammals and
human cells

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