All seminars take place on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in the Tamkin Student Lecture Building, Room F-114
October 2: Dr. Bruce MacIver, Stanford University, “Measuring loss and recovery of consciousness – chaos analysis of frontal EEG in rats and humans”
October 23: Dr. Britt Glausinger, UC Berkeley, "RNA Destruction and Revival: Rewiring Gene Expression Pathways During Viral Infection"
October 30: Dr. Feng Qiao, UC Irvine, "Examining the end of the chromosome: from the atomic to the genomic level"
November 13: Dr. Xiang-Dong Fu, UC San Diego, "Gene Regulation by Multi-tasking RNA Binding Proteins in Mammalian Genomes"
December 4: Dr. Charles Bevins, UC Davis, "Strategies of Defensin-Mediated Innate Immunity in the Small Intestine"
December 11: Dr. Victor Nizet, UC San Diego, "Probing the Host-Pathogen Interface for New Therapeutic Targets"
January 15: Dr. Thomas Hnasko (EB), University of California, San Diego, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, “Glutamate Neurons in the VTA: Properties & Physiological Role”
January 22: Dr. Peggy Farnham (MLW), University of Southern California, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, “Using GWAS, Epigenomics, and Genome Engineering to Characterize Cancer-Associated Enhancers”
February 5: Dr. Richard Tenser (RSG), Penn State University, Neurobiology and Microbiology and Immunology, “Neurovirology of Herpes Simplex Virus Latent Infection”
February 12: Dr. Luis De Lecea (EB), Stanford University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, “Optogenetic control of arousal”, 11AM - Sprague Hall Conference Room 105
February 19: Dr. Ben Blencowe (KJH), University of Toronto, Department of Medical Research, Department of Molecular Genetics, SEMINAR CANCELLED
February 26: Dr. Anita Sil (AGB), University of California, San Francisco, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, “Regulation of cell shape and virulence by temperature in the fungal pathogen Histoplasma capsulatum”
March 5: Dr. Thomas Cooper (KJH), Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pathology & Immunology, “Alternative splicing regulatory networks in development and disease”
April 9: Dr. Dritan Agalliu (UCI SPEAKER), University of California, Irvine, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, “Elucidating the mechanisms of CNS autoimmunity caused by S. pyogenes infections”
April 16: Dr. Craig Russell Roy (MT), Yale, School of Medicine, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, “Microbial ménage à trois: Autophagy, mTOR and Intracellular Pathogens”
April 30: Dr. Jonathan Towner (BLS), Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “TBA”
May 21: Dr. Grace Xiao (KJH), University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, “Regulation of gene expression by ADAR”