2013 Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Schedule
Tuesdays, 4:00 PM, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106).
Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.

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

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

Mon
1/7
-
Noon-1 PM
GH-106
Scott Dixon
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Columbia
L. Jan
Redox modulation of cell fate: Cancer, neurodegeneration and beyond
1/8
Dan Gottschling
Fred Hutchinson
Blackburn
Organelle deterioration with age: The limits of an interconnected cellular system
1/15
Claude Desplan
NYU
O'Farrell
Patterning the Drosophila visual system: Stochastic and deterministic mechanisms
1/22
Anne Brunet
Stanford
Kenyon
Epigenetic regulation of aging
Thurs
1/24
-
2-3 PM
HD-160
Sven Van Teeffelen
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Princeton
El-Samad
The dynamical cytoskeleton regulates morphogenesis in
rod-like bacteria
Mon
1/28
-
Noon-1 PM
RH 102
Ya-Chieh Hsu
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Rockefeller U
L. Jan
No place like home:
Interactions between stem
cells and progeny in the
mammalian hair follicle niche
1/29
Shu-ou Shan
Caltech
Walter
Molecular mechanism of cotranslational protein tarageting
Mon
2/4
-
Noon-1 PM
RH 102
Roberto Zoncu
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Whitehead
Walter
More than a recycle bin: Mechanisms of nutrient
sensing and signaling by
the lysosome
2/5
CANCELLED
-
Mission Bay Seminar
-
-
-
Wed
2/6
-
1-2 pm
RH 102
Alexandra Zidovska
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Harvard
Marshall
Mechanism and function of chromatin positional
fluctuations in interphase
Mon
2/11
-
Noon-1 PM
GH-106
Raymond Cheong
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Johns Hopkins
Jacobson
Information transduction capacity and noise sources of
biochemical signaling
networks
2/12
Eric Gouaux
Vollum Institute
Edwards
Remarkable parallels in architecture and mechanism between ATP-gated P2X receptors and acid sensing
ion channels
Thurs
2/14
-
1 -2 PM
RH 102
Chenghang Zong
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Harvard
Hata
Detecting rare genomic variations
and rare phenotypic
switchings in single cells
Tues
2/19
-
Noon-1 PM
RH 102
Jeremy Wilusz
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
MIT
Blelloch
Changing dogmas of
post-transcriptional control:
Lessons from a noncoding
RNA
2/19
Erik Sontheimer
Northwestern U
Madhani
CRISPR RNA-directed genetic interference in bacteria
Thurs
2/21
-
Noon-1 PM
RH 102
Elçin Ünal
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
MIT
Panning
From Genome Partitioning to Cellular Rejuvenation: Unique Aspects of Gametogenesis
Thurs
2/21
-
4:00 PM
Mark Anderson
-
Byers Award Lecture
UCSF Diabetes Center
PBBR
Know thyself: Understanding the genetics of immune tolerance
Mon
2/25
-
Noon- 1 PM
GH 106
Robert Johnston
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
New York U
O'Farrell
Controlling stochastic gene expression in the
Drosophila retina
2/26
Mark Roth
Fred Hutchinson
Nystul
Selenium lifespan and
metabolic flexibility
Thurs
2/28
-
1-2 PM
RH 102
Seppe Kuehn
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
Rockefeller U
Mullins
The diversity and dimensionality of microbial behavior
Mon
3/4
-
1-2 PM
RH 102
Gene-Wei Li
-
Faculty Candidate Talk
UCSF
DeRisi
A quantitative view of the dynamic bacterial proteome
3/5
MISSION BAY SEMINAR - CANCELLED
-
-
-
3/12
John Kuriyan
UC Berkeley-HHMI
Jura
Allosteric Control in the EGF Receptor
3/19
Joan Steitz
Yale
Guthrie
Noncoding RNPS: Unexpected insights into viral evolution
3/26
Evan Eichler
U Washington
Ptacek
Neurocognitive disease and autism: New mutations, genes and genetic models
MONDAY
4/1
4-5 PM
-
Reception to follow
Brian K. Kobilka
-
MISSION BAY SEMINAR
HHMI/Stanford
Laura Baxter
x2-6349

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Apr 2 (TUES): Lunch talk for students-GH N114 Noon-1:30
The Structural Basis of G Protein Coupled Receptor Signaling
4/9
Larry Zipursky
UCLA-HHMI
Shah
Cell recognition and the assembly of neural circuits
4/16
Howard Berg
Harvard
Graduate Students
Bacterial chemotaxis: More tricks that E. coli knows
4/23
Margaret "Minx" Fuller
Stanford
TBA
Life style decisions in an adult stem cell lineage

4/30

Geeta Narlikar
UCSF
TBA
Giving chromatin a good wrap: Motors and switches that open and close packaged DNA
5/7
MISSION BAY SEMINAR - CANCELLED
-
-
-
5/14
Douglas Koshland
UC Berkeley
Kenyon
Stress: Geting it from inside and outside the cell
5/21
Simulcast
HSW302
Hopi Hoekstra
Harvard
Shah
From Darwin to DNA: The genetics of morphological and behavioral adaption in wild mice
5/28
Diana Bautista
UC Berkeley
Graduate Students
Itchy mice and star-nosed moles: New ways to study itch, touch
and pain
6/25
Helen Diller Audit
-
Reception to follow in the HD Atrium
Didier Stainier
-
A final seminar by our colleague as he moves on to Max Planck. A farewell reception follows.
Max Planck Institute for Heart & Lung Research
Kenyon
Investigating vertebrate organ formation and function: From forward genetics to chemical genetics and back
-
-
-
-
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SUMMER BREAK

DATE

SPEAKER

AFFILIATION

HOST

TOPIC

9/17/13
Pamela Silver
Harvard
TBA
TBA
9/24
Michael Rape
UC Berkeley
TBA
TBA
10/1
MISSION BAY SEMINAR
-
-
-
10/8

TBA

-
-
-
10/15
TBA
-
-
-
10/22
TBA
-
-
-
10/29
TBA
-
-
-
11/5
William Catterall
-
MISSION BAY SEMINAR
University of Washington
Lael DasGupta
x6-2699
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Nov 4: Lunch talk for students
GH-N114
Noon-1:30
-
11/12
David Pellman
Dana-Farber Cancer Inst/Harvard
TBA
TBA
11/19
TBA
-
-
-
11/26
TBA
-
-
-
12/3
-
Simulcast to N225
Eric Olson
-
MISSION BAY SEMINAR
-
Reception to follow
UTSW Dallas
Lael DasGupta
x6-2699

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Dec 2: Lunch talk for students
GH- N114
Noon-1:30
TBA
12/10
TBA
-
-
-
12/17
TBA
-
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