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Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

Events in 2012

Events in 2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Broad 100
The development and evolution of vertebrate electroreceptors: a "sixth sense"
Clare Baker, Dept. of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
Friday, January 6, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Broad 100
"Human artificial chromosomes for gene delivery, and their medical and pharmaceutical applications"
Mitsuo Oshimura, Professor, Tottori University, Japan
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"VEGF signaling pathways in vascular morphogenesis"
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
The quipucamayocs of ubiquitin: deciphering a cellular code
Michael Rape, Asst. Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology, Univ. of California - Berkeley
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"Recent Advances in Redox Regulation by Thioredoxin and Glutaredoxin Systems"
Arne Holmgren, Senior Professor, Biochemistry, Karolinska Institute
Monday, January 30, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"Transcriptional regulation of pathogenic IL-5-producing memory Th2 cell function"
Toshinori Nakayama, Professor and Chairman, Department of Immonology, Chiba University, Japan
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
May the force be with you: searching for ion channels that respond to pressure
Ardem Patapoutian, Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Scripps Research Institute
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Thermo TRP ion channels: what garlic, mint, and wasabi tell us about sensing temperature and pain
Ardem Patapoutian, Professor, Dept. of Cell Biology, Scripps Research Institute
Sunday, February 5, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
on Hold
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
“A systems biology view of the nervous system"
Daniel Geschwind, Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, UCLA
Thursday, March 1, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Broad 100
Quantitative microscopy of mobility and binding in vivo
Malte Wachsmuth, Cell Biology & Biophysics Unit, European Molecular Biology Labortory (EMBL)
Friday, March 2, 2012
10:00 am - 
11:00 am
Braun Laboratory 151
Yaakov (Koby) Levy, Computational Molecular Biophysics, Weitzmann Institute
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Broad 200
Conformational Spread: Theory and Experiment"
Dennis Bray, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
The Tsc-mTOR pathway: an activity-dependent regulator of hippocampal synaptic plasticity and network excitability
Helen Bateup, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Thursday, March 15, 2012
4:00 am - 
5:00 am
Broad 100
Specification of sensory placodes: towards a gene regulatory network
Andrea Streit, Dept. of Craniofacial Development, King’s College
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
The olfactory-specific and activity-dependent histone variant Hist2h2be modulates neuronal life span
Stephen Santoro, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Monday, March 19, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Broad 100
“Autism Genetics: From gene to brain to cognition and behavior"
Daniel Geschwind, Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, UCLA
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Polarization of Migrating Neurons by Reelin via Rap1 and N-Cadherin to Control Lamination in the Neocortex
Yves Jossin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
CANCELLED "Dynamics of neuronal circuits in the developing neocortex of wild type and fragile X mice"
Carlos Portera-Cailliau, Professor, Neurology and neurobiology, UCLA
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Exploring the molecular basis of normal memory storage and age-related memory loss
Elias Pavlopoulos, Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University
Monday, March 26, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Activation of Visual Pigments by Light and Heat
Donggen Luo, Research Associate, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Using induced pluripotent stem cells to study autism and neuronal development
Ricardo Dolmetsch, Professor, Neurobiology, Stanford University
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Neural Dynamics of Cognitive Functions
Tim Buschman, Postdoctoral Fellow, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
A mechanism to detect vacuolar pathogens and its role in promoting pro- and anti-bacterial immune responses during TB infection
Jeffrey Cox, Asso. Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, UCSF
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Understanding how synaptic plasticity shapes neural representations
Stijn Cassenaer, Broad Scholar, California Institute of Technology
Monday, April 9, 2012
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Braun Laboratory 151
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Beckman Laboratory 24
“Action potentials and myelination in activity-dependent plasticity and development.”
Doug Fields, Chief, Nervous System Development and Plasticity Section, NIH, NICHD
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"The cellular and molecular basis for planarian regeneration"
Peter Reddien, Asso. Professor, Biology, MIT
Friday, April 13, 2012
2:00 am - 
3:00 pm
Broad 100
Monday, April 16, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Broad 100
Learning to Tolerate the Microbial Self
Sarkis Mazmanian, Assistant Professor, Biology, Caltech
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Mechanisms of transcription factor evolution: the next dimension of developmental evolution
Gunter Wagner, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, Yale University
Gunter Wagner, Prof. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Systems Biology Institute, Yale University
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Organization and Assembly of Neural Circuits
Liqun Luo, Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Thursday, April 26, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Neural Circuit Mechanisms of Reward Prediction
Jeremiah Cohen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Evolution of RNA viruses in changing environments
Paul Turner, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"Molecular and cellular mechanisms of memory allocation in neuronal networks"
Alcino Silva, Professor, Gonda Neuroscience and Genetics Center, ULCA
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
What fruit flies teach us about RNA silencing
Phillip Zamore, Prof. of Biomedical Sciences, University of Mass.
Monday, May 21, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Broad 100
Raffi Aroian, Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, UCSD
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"Guidance laws and neural circuit dynamics underlying dragonfly prey capture"
Leonardo Anthony, Group Leader, Janelia Farm
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"Cortical representations of olfactory input by transsynaptic tracing
Kazunari Miyamichi, Research Specialist, HHMI Dept of Biology, Stanford University
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
The genetics and mechanics of cell shape determination
Maria Leptin, Professor and Director, EMBO - European Molecular Biology Organization
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
"Gene regulatory networks orchestrating developmental checkpoints and effector states in the immune system"
Harinder Singh, Senior Director, Immunology, Genentech
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Gene regulatory networks programming blood stem cell ontogeny
Roger Patient, Associate, Oxford Stem Cell Institute, Professor, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
High Resolution, Quantitative Proteomics Applied to Cell Biology and Cancer Research
Matthias Mann, Director & Prof., Dept. of Proteomics and Signaltransduction, Max Planck Insitute for Biochemistry
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Cellular strategies for coping with protein aggregation
Bernd Bukau, Director, ZMBH
Thursday, August 16, 2012
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Braun Laboratory 151
Towards understanding how epigenetic networks control genome organization and function
Karsten Rippe, German Cancer Research Institute (DKFZ)
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Part I - Design Principles in Biology
Uri Alon, Professor, Dept Molecular Cell Biology & Dept Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute
5:15 pm - 
6:15 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Part II - Love and Fear in the Lab: guitar and discussion of the importance of the subjective and emotional sides of doing science
Uri Alon, Professor, Dept Molecular Cell Biology & Dept Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Biochemical pathways to cell death
Xiaodong Wang, Director & Investigator, National Institute of Biological Sciences
Friday, October 26, 2012
10:00 am - 
3:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Functional Modules: what good are they, and how do we get them?
Margaret Livingstone, Professor, Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
What art can tell us about the brain
Margaret Livingstone, Professor, Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Friday, November 16, 2012
10:00 am - 
3:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Stochastic and self-organizing behaviors during the regeneration of hair stem cells
Maksim Plikus, Assistant Professor, Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California - Irvine
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Neurobiology of social behavior in the mouse
Catherine Dulac, Higgins Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Cellualr Biology, Harvard University
Friday, December 7, 2012
10:00 am - 
3:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Beckman Laboratory 24
Complex decisions of immune cells:parallels with engineering
Nir Friedman, Professor, Dept. of Immunology, Weizmann Institute
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Broad 100
Long Li, Transcriptional regulation of T cell lineage commitment, Rothenberg Lab- Biology, Caltech
Ankur Saxena, Sox10-dependent neural crest origin for olfactory microvillous neurons", Bronner Lab - Biology, Caltech
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Solving the antibody paradox: the diverse roles of Fc receptors in immunity
Jeffrey Ravetch, Theresa and Eugene Lang Professor, Dept. Molecular Genetics and Immunology, The Rockefeller University