BMP Seminar Events 9/1/2013 to 8/31/2014

9/18/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Brenton Graveley, PhD - University of Connecticut  Why are Flies so Weird?  Insights from Genome-Wide Analyses of RNA Processing 


9/25/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Pamela Bjorkman, PhD - Caltech Structure-based design of improved passive immunotherapy reagents for HIV treatment and/or prevention 


10/16/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Bruce Goode, PhD - Brandeis University Deconstructing actin dynamics:  from living cells to single molecule analysis


10/23/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Paul Thompson Ph.D. - Scripps Research Institute  Picking the PADlock:  Chemical Probes Targeting Protein Arginine Deiminase activity  


10/30/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Arnd Pralle, PhD - University of Buffalo, SUNY  Magnetogenetics:  contact-less stimulation of neurons for neurocircuit analysis 


11/6/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Johannes Walter, PhD - Harvard Medical School  Mechanisms of DNA Repair in S Phase 


11/13/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Thomas Kunkel, Ph.D. - NIH  Ribonucleotides in DNA:  Origins, Repair and Consequences


11/20/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Andreas Martin, PhD - University of California, Berkeley Engagement changes everything:  Mechanisms of substrate degradation by the 26S proteasome  


12/11/2013
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Michelle Meyer, PhD - Boston College RNA-based regulation of bacterial ribosomal protein synthesis:  Molecular mimicry versus evolutionary diversity   


1/8/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Bradley R. Cairns, PhD - University of Utah  Chromatin Dynamics of the Germline and Early Embryo 


1/15/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Greg Hannon, PhD - Cold Spring Harbor  A small RNA-based innate immune system guards germ cell genomes


2/19/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Bill Theurkauf, Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts Medical School  "Building an adaptive genome defense system" 


2/26/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Craig Peterson, Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts Medical School Chromatin dynamics:  Putting histones in their place 


3/12/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Christine Queitsch, PhD - University of Washington Plant ENCODE:  mapping regulatory DNA and transcription factor networks in Arabidopsis


3/19/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Robert Sauer, Ph.D. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology How Molecular Machines Unfold and Degrade Proteins


3/26/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Philip DeShong, Ph.D. - University of Maryland Functionalized Surfactant Vesicles:  A Novel Platform for Vaccine Development, the Preparation of Artificial Pathogens, and Targeted Drug Delivery


4/2/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Charles Lin, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School  In vivo cell tracking and sensing of the bone marrow microenvironment  


4/8/2014
Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Karen Colley, Ph.D. - University of Illinois, Chicago The Structural Basis for Protein Specific Polysialylation


4/9/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Patrick Loria, PhD - Yale University Microsecond and Millisecond Motions in Phosphatase Regulation and Allostery  


4/16/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Samara Reck-Peterson, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School Spatial Regulation of Molecular Motors


4/23/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Iestyn Whitehouse, PhD - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. Replicating Chromatin:  A view from the Lagging Strand


4/30/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Kevin D. Belfield - University of Central Florida New Probes & Materials for Two-Photon Fluorescence Vascular Imaging & Oxygen-independent PDT 


5/14/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Adam Frost Ph.D. - University of Utah How does the ESCRT-III machinery remodel cellular membranes?  Insights from pseudo-atomic resolution cryoEM structures


5/21/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Angela Gronenborn - University of Pittsburg  TBA Host:  Dr. Francesca Massi


5/28/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Michael Rape, PhD - University of California, Berkeley  TBA Host:  Dr. Peter Pryciak


6/11/2014
Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Yongjie Yang, Ph.D. - Tufts University Astroglia-Mediated Toxicity to Motor Neurons in ALS