CMM/LICR Seminar Series Archive

All 2014-2015 CMM/LICR Seminars:


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Molecular Mechanisms of Microtubule-based Intracellular Transport"
Samara Reck-Peterson, Ph.D.(Harvard Medical School)
Hosted by:Arshad Desai
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Macromolecular Machine Dynamics: an Electron Microscopy View"
Andres Leschziner, MD, Ph.D.(Harvard University)
Hosted by:Kevin Corbett and Karen Oegema
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Regulation of Dynein Motility"
Ron Vale, Ph.D. (University of California, San Francisco)
Hosted by:Jim Wilhelm and Arshad Desai
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"The Lysosome: A Signaling Hub That Controls Cellular Homeostasis"
Andrea Ballabio, MD.(Baylor College of Medicine/University of Naples)
Hosted by:Jeff Esko
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Mechanisms of Mitosis and Size Control in Xenopus"
Rebecca Heald, Ph.D.(University of California, Berkeley)
Hosted by:Douglass Forbes and Arshad Desai
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Epithelial Cell Turnover - New Roles for Mechanical Tension Driving Cell Death and Division"
Jody Rosenblatt, Ph.D.(University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute)
Hosted by:Jim Wilhelm and Kevin Corbett
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"ER Contact Sites Regulate the Dynamics of Other Organelles"
Gia Voeltz, Ph.D.(University of Colorado at Boulder)
Hosted by:Karen Oegema and Susan Ferro-Novick
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Digging for Genes That Affect Behavior"
Hopi Hoekstra, Ph.D.(Harvard University)
Hosted by:Joshua Kohn and Pascal Gagneux
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Roles for Actin and Myosin in Mitochondrial Fission"
Henry N. Higgs, Ph.D. (Dartmouth University, Geisel School of Medicine)
Hosted by:Maho Niwa and Karen Oegema
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Exploring How Host Genetics Work Through the Gut Microbiome to Impact Health"
Ruth Ley, Ph.D.(Cornell University)
Hosted by:Victor Nizet
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***SPECIAL JOINT SEMINAR WITH PEDIATRICS***
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"Making Heads or Tails of WNT Signaling in Stem Cells and Cancer"
Karl Willert, Ph.D.(University of California, San Diego)
Hosted by:Larry Goldstein
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM
"The Biology of Proteostasis in Aging and Disease"
Rick Morimoto, Ph.D.(Northwestern University)
Hosted by:Yishi Jin
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Probing Mechanisms of Transcription Regulation in Cells and Across Genomes"
John T. Lis, Ph.D.(Cornell University)
Hosted by:Wei Wang
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Control of Gene Expression Programs in Normal Cells and in Cancer"
Richard A. Young, Ph.D.(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Hosted by:Bing Ren and Chris Glass
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Protein Folding, Human Health in the Balance"
Susan L. Lindquist, Ph.D.(Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research)
Hosted by:Larry Goldstein
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
TUESDAY SEMINAR, JOINT WITH NEUROSCIENCES
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Personal Regulome Navigation"
Howard Y. Chang, MD, Ph.D.(Stanford University School of Medicine)
Hosted by:Bing Ren
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Ubiquitin-like Proteins: From Conjugation to Recognition"
Christopher D. Lima, Ph.D.(Sloan Kettering Institute)
Hosted by:Huilin Zhou and Kevin Corbett
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
THURSDAY SEMINAR
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Cell Fate Determination in the Vertebrate Retina"
Connie Cepko, Ph.D.(Harvard Medical School)
Hosted by:Bruce Hamilton
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
THURSDAY SEMINAR
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Regulation of Growth by the mTOR Pathway"
David M. Sabatini, MD, Ph.D.(Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research)
Hosted by:Al La Spada
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Transcriptional Networks in Neuropsychiatric Disease"
Daniel Geschwind, MD, Ph.D.(UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine)
Hosted by:Alysson Muotri
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"A Brief History of Noncoding RNAs: From Ribozymes to Epigenetic IncRNAs"
Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D.(University of Colorado, Boulder)
Hosted by:Xiang-Dong Fu
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
THURSDAY SEMINAR
Monday, February 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM
"Towards the Definition and Manipulation of the Human Skin Microbiome"
Julia Oh, Ph.D.(National Institutes of Health)
Hosted by:George Sen
Location:Leichtag, Room 107
***SPECIAL MONDAY SEMINAR TAKING PLACE AT NOON IN LEICHTAG ROOM 107***
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Human Genetics and Drug Discovery"
David Altshuler, MD, Ph.D.(Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT)
Hosted by:Bruce Hamilton and Maike Sander
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED***
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Interpreting Human Genetic Variation by Molecular Trait Mapping"
Graham McVicker, Ph.D.(Stanford University)
Hosted by:Bing Ren
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***SPECIAL MONDAY SEMINAR***
Monday, March 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Detection and Manipulation of Single Biomolecular Machines"
Shixin Liu, Ph.D.(Harvard University)
Hosted by:Arshad Desai and Kevin Corbett
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***SPECIAL MONDAY SEMINAR***
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Shedding Light on RhoGTPase Signaling During Metastasis"
Jose Javier Bravo Cordero, Ph.D.(Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva
University)
Hosted by:Arshad Desai
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***SPECIAL TUESDAY SEMINAR IN LEICHTAG 107***
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM
"Towards In vivo NMR: Putting Prions in Context"
Kendra Frederick, Ph.D.(Whitehead Institute, MIT)
Hosted by:Kevin Corbett
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***SPECIAL THURSDAY SEMINAR AT 11 AM***
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM
"Synthetic Biology: From Microbial Circuits to New Therapies"
Tal Danino, Ph.D.(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Hosted by:Karen Oegema
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
***SPECIAL NOON SEMINAR***
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Cell-size Dependent RNA/Protein Phase Transitions"
Cliff Brangwynne, Ph.D.(Princeton University)
Hosted by:Jim Wilhelm and Gene Yeo
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"Proteostasis: Ubiquitin- and ESCRT-Dependent Membrane Protein Surveillance and Sorting Systems"
Scott Emr, Ph.D.(Cornell University)
Hosted by:Seth Field and Amy Kiger
Location:Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
JOINT SEMINAR WITH BIOLOGY