2011 Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Schedule
Tuesdays, 4:00 PM, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106).
Simulcast to Parnsassus S163.

(Other seminars of interest may occasionally be included in this listing and may not be simulcast.)

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

1/4/11
Elizabeth Blackburn
UCSF
Guthrie
Puzzles of the telomere maintenance system: The long and short of it
1/11
Jack Dixon
UCSD/HHMI
Shokat
A new twist on protein phosphatases: Getting rid
of the protein
1/12
(WED)
Tyler Jacks
MIT/HHMI
(GH-Byers Aud
4:00 PM )
Barach
SOKOLOW LECTURE:
Molecular determinants of lung cancer progression
1/14
(FRI)
Angelica Amon
MIT/HHMI
(MB Cancer Ctr,
HD160-Bakar Aud
4:00 PM)
Toczyski
Cancer Center Lecture: Consequences of aneuploidy
1/18
Tony Hyman
Max Planck Inst
Marshall
Liquid-like states of cytoplasmic compartments
1/25
Michael Snyder
Stanford
Madhani
Personal and non-personal genomes: Their analysis and variation
2/1
Mark Ptashne
Memorial Sloan Kettering
Johnson
Chromatin architecture: What determines it and what does it matter?

2/7
(MON)

Huda Zoghbi
Baylor Coll of Med
Mission Bay Lecture
Simulcast N-217, RH102

Reception at 5 PM
Davis
The story of Rett Syndrome: Where epigenetics meets neurobiology
2/15
Judith Frydman
Stanford
Gross
Molecular origami: Protein folding and misfolding in health
and disease
2/16
(WED)
Masanori Nakayama
Max Planck Inst
Rock Hall 102
Pottruck Audit.
Mostov
Spatial control of endocytosis in sprouting angiogenesis by polarity proteins
2/22
Andrew Dillin
Salk Inst
Ashrafi
Using aging research to probe new areas of biology
3/1
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3/8
Todd Yeates
UCLA
Stroud
Structure and function of protein-based metabolic organelles
in bacteria
3/15
Eva Herker
Gladstone
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Dean's Postdoctoral Prize Lecture:
Hepatits C virus infection and lipid droplets: A new connection via DGAT1
3/22
Baldomero Olivera
Univ Utah
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Addressing nervous system complexity using fish-hunting cone snails and other venomous mollusks
3/29
Cxl
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4/5
David Botstein
Princeton Univ
Mission Bay Lecture
Simulcast N-217, RH102

Reception at 5 PM
DeRisi
Coordination of growth rate, cell cycle, stress response and metabolic activity in yeast
4/12
Cxl
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4/19
Cxl
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4/26
Lila Solnica-Krezel
Washington Univ
Stainier
Genetic regulation of Zebrafish gastrulation
5/3
Jeremy Nathans
Johns Hopkins
Mission Bay Lecture
Simulcast N-217, Rock Hall 102

Reception at 5 PM
Reichardt
Frizzled receptors in development and disease
5/10
Joshua Coon
Univ Wisconsin, Madison
Burlingame
New mass spectrometry technology for protein sequence anallysis and beyond
5/24
Jay Keasling
UC Berkeley
Eric Chow
Synthetic biology for synthetic chemistry
6/7
Hao Wu
Cornell
Stroud
Structural studies of key components in toll-like receptor signaling: Digital switches in signal transduction?
SUMMER BREAK

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

9/13
Marius Wernig
Stanford
Huang
Makine neurons by crossing major lineage boundaries
9/20
Nipam Patel
UC Berkeley
O'Farrell
The evolution of development: Insights from emerging model systems
9/27
Geraldine Seydoux
Johns Hopkins Univ
Stainier
Breaking symmetry in the C. elegans zygote: Gradients and modeling
10/11
Pamela Ronald
UC Davis
Marshall
Recognition and response in innate immunity
10/18
R. Scott Hawley
Stowers Inst
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TBA
10/25
David Page
Whitehead/MIT
Ptacek
Unraveling sexual dimorphism in the mammalian germline
11/1
Sharad Ramanathan
Harvard
Lim
Deconstructing Circuits that
Make Decisions
11/8
TBA
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11/15
Chris Doe
Univ Oregon/HHMI
O'Farrell
Temporal identity and progressive restriction of neural progenitor competence
11/16
WED (no simulcast)
Robert Weinberg
Whitehead Inst

SOKOLOW MEMORIAL CANCER LECTURE
(Byrne, Host)

The Epithelial-mesenchymal transition and tumor
progression
11/22
John Spence
Arizona State U
Stroud
Snapshot MX with X-ray lasers for molecular movies
11/29
Andreas Martin
UC Berkeley
Weissman
Taking the lid off: Complete subunit architecture of the proteasome regulatory particle and its functional implications
12/13
Jim Haber
Brandeis
Krogan
Repairing A Broken Chromosome
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