2010 Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Schedule
Tuesdays, 4:00 PM, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106).
Simulcast to Parnsassus S163.

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

01/05
TBA
-
-
-
01/12
Stephen Quake
HHMI / Stanford
DeRisi
Precision measurement in biology
01/19
Mark Krasnow
Stanford
Kornberg
Gas sensors and the respiratory control circuit of Drosophila
01/26
Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Genentech Inc
Martin
Axonal self-destruction and neurodegenerative disease
02/09
James Hurley
NIH
Stroud
The ESCRT system as an inside-out membrane cutting machine
02/16
Robert Goldman
Northwestern U
Kenyon
Nuclear Lamins: Building blocks of nuclear architecture
02/23
Alexei Korennykh
UCSF Postdoctoral Research Prize Lecture
-
Structure and function of Ire1, and organellar signaling receptor and an emerging drug target
02/26
Mauel Thery
CEA, France
Marshall
Geometrical and mechanical regulation of ciliogenesis
03/09
Jennifer Zalen
MSKCC
Marshall
Shaping the embryo: Cellular dynamics in development
03/16
Dianne Newman
MIT
Abelson
From iron oxides to infections: Roles for redox active "antibiotics" in microbial survival and development
03/23
Vamsi Mootha
Harvard
Krogan
Genomic approaches to mitochondrial biology
03/30
Grant Jensen
HHMI /Cal Tech
Cheng
How electron cryotomography is opening a new window into bacterial ultrastructure
04/20
Roberto Kolter
Harvard Med Sch
Student Hosted
(Linet Mera)
Instruction manual for the assembly and dissembly of a biofilm
04/27
Brendan Cormack
Johns Hopkins / HHMI
Madhani
Vitamins and virulence in the yeast pathogen Candida glabrata
05/11
Bob Goldstein
UNC Chapel Hill
Marshall
Seminar will take place in Mahley Auditorium at Gladstone, 1650 Owens St (Mission Bay)
05/18
Cancelled
-
-
-
05/25
Eva Nogales
HHMI/ UC Berkeley
Agard
Microtubule-kinetochore interactions
SUMMER BREAK

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

9/14
Sachdev Sidhu
Univ Toronto
Wells
Modulating cell signaling with synthetic proteins
9/21
Joseph Puglisi
Stanford
Weissman
Dynamics of translation
9/28
David Reich
Harvard Medical Schl
Pollard
Evidence for gene flow from Neanderthals into the ancestors of non-Africans
10/5

Roderick MacKinnon

Rockfeller Univ/HHMI
Davis
K+ channels
10/12
Rick Morimoto
Northwestern Univ
Gross
The heat shock response: Integratin of environmental signals in stress, aging and disease
10/19
Thomas Sudhof

Stanford/HHMI

Minor
Neurotransmitter release--from cognition to neurodegeneration
10/26
W. James Nelson
Stanford Univ
Mostov
Evolution and function of beta/alpha-catenin in cell polarity and cell-cell adhesion
11/2
Steven Elledge
Harvard Medical Schl
Mission Bay Lecture, Sumulcast to N225 and Rock Hall 102
Vale
Genetic mining of the cancer genome
11/9
Hidde Ploegh
Whitehead Institute, MIT
Craik
Host-pathogen interactions and glycoprotein quality control
11/16
Helen Blau
Stanford
Reiter
Of newts and niches: Regenerating tissues by mimicking natural processes
11/23
Joan Brugge
Harvard
McMahon
Extracellular matrix control of
cell survival
11/30
No Seminar
-
-
-
12/7
Kaveh Ashrafi ~
Byers Awardee, 2009
Byers Award 15th Anniversary Celebration!
~BYERS AWARD LECTURE~
COMMUNITY RECEPTION
5-6 PM, GH Atrium
-
Unlocking genetic discovery:
Worms, obesity and drugs
12/14
Vishva Dixit

Genentech Inc

Morgan
Lessons from death signaling
WINTER HOLIDAYS
Seminar
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