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Tuesday Seminar Series

Time: 12:30-1:30
Place: Room 147, Nanaline Duke

Schedule added 05/08/14. Updated 11/19/14.






September 9, 2014 Raphael Valdivia Duke University Developing tools for the genetic analysis of 'genetically intractable' microbes Alejandro Aballay

September 16

Paul Maddox

UNC-Chapel Hill

Measuring Epigenetic Regulation of Centromeric Chromatin Don Fox
September 23 David Stern Janelia Farm Research Campus How transcriptional enhancers confer regulatory specificity and robustness, and a few words on the evolution of courtship behavior in Drosophila Pelin Volkan
September 30 Eda Yildirim Duke University Balancing X-chromosome Dosage and its Impact on Cancer Blanche Capel
October 7 Anna Stepanova North Carolina State University Auxin biosynthesis: a geneticist's perspective Joe Heitman
October 21 Lila Solnica-Krezel Washington University in St. Louis Genetic Analysis of Gastrulation in Zebrafish Michel Bagnat
October 28 Kenneth Belanger Colgate University The FG-repeat domain of the yeast nucleoporin Nup100 is necessary for Msn5-mediated nuclear protein export Doug Marchuk
November 4 Joshua M. Kaplan Harvard Using C. elegans to study psychiatric disorders Alejandro Aballay
November 11 Katia Koelle Duke University Examining the interplay between viral evolution and disease spread Jenny Tung
November 18 Hua Lou Case Western Reserve University Role of non-degradative ubiquitin signaling in RNA biology Jack Keene
December 2 Russ Carstens University of Pennsylvania Knockout mice reveal an essential role for Epithelial splicing regulatory proteins (Esrps) in mammalian development and epithelial cell functions Jack Keene
January 13 Mike Levine University of California Berkeley Visualization and precision of transcriptional enhancers in animal development Ryan Baugh
January 20 Lisa Ellerby Buck Institute for Research on Aging Modeling HD with Stem Cells Identifies Therapeutic Target Dennis Thiele
January 27 Yves Pommier National Cancer Institute Center of Cancer Research

Topoisomerase-induced DNA damage and repair in the nucleus and mitochondria

Sue Jinks-Robertson
February 3 Ted Weinert

University of Arizona

An Old School Yeast Talk: Searching for Initial Events in Chromosome Instability (DNA Replication, Telomeres, and ER Biology in Play!) Steve Haase/Tina Kelliher
February 10 John Schimenti Cornell University Genetic quality control mechanisms in the mammalian germline Blanche Capel
February 17 Mary Armanios Johns Hopkins University CANCELLED!!!! Micah Luftig
March 3 Luis Barreiro

University of Montreal

Genetic and epigenetic factors controlling interindividual differences in immune response to infection Jenny Tung
March 10 Ulrich Mueller The Scripps Research Institute Shaping our Minds: Mechanisms of Mammalian Neocortical Development Debby Silver
March 17 M. Celeste Simon University of Pennsylvania Hypoxia, Metabolism, and Tumor Progression Ashley Chi/Melissa Keenan
March 31 Nancy Maizels
University of Washington Homology-directed Repair at DNA Nicks: Implications for Cancer, Applications to Gene Therapy Sue Jinks-Robertson
April 7 Chris Sassetti University of Massachusetts Medical School Systematic genetic approaches to understand TB pathogenesis David Tobin
April 14

Michael Welte

University of Rochester Haste makes waste: regulating intracellular trafficking during Drosophila development Amy Bejsovec/Nick Rizzo
April 21 Yishi Jin University of California, San Diego   Dong Yan
May 12 John McCutcheon University of Montana  

John Rawls


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