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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Sensory signaling in C. elegans: what can’t a worm sense?
Speaker: X. Z. Shawn Xu Bernard W. Agranoff Collegiate Professor of the Life Sciences in the Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan. He is also Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at U-M Medical School
Host: Seth Tomchik
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Interstrand cross-links derived from abasic sites in duplex DNA: candidates for endogenous DNA lesions that drive aging and neurodegeneration?
Speaker: Kent Gates Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Missouri, Columbia
Host: Brian Paegel
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Assembly and properties of stress granules and P-bodies in eukaryotic cells.
Speaker: Roy Parker Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute Dr. Parker is also a professor of chemistry and biochemistry and the Cech-Leinwand Endowed Chair of Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder
Host: Katrin Karbstein
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: George Georgiou Professor, Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology UT Austin
Host: Michael Farzan/Thomas Kodadek
Location: B158
  

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Randy Blakely Allan D. Bass Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry Director, Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research
Host: Ron Davis
Location: B158
  

Friday, May 8, 2015

Time:4:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Dale Boger Richard and Alice Cramer Professor of Chemistry Department of Chemistry and the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology Chairman, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Scott Snyder
Location: Rodney B. Fink Auditorium
  

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Progress and challenges in developing novel therapeutics for the most common known causes of Parkinson’s disease: GBA and LRRK2
Speaker: Warren Hirst Associate Research Fellow and Group Leader in the Neurodegeneration & Neurologic Diseases Department in the Pfizer Neuroscience Research Unit.
Host: Phil LoGrasso
Location: B158
  

Friday, May 15, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Erick Carreira Professor of Organic Chemistry ETH Zürich Nobel Laureate Signature Award
Host: Scott Snyder
Location: Auditorium
  

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: William Robinson Associate Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology) Stanford School of Medicine
Host: Thomas Kodadek
Location: B158