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2010 Seminars

The ESCRT Pathway in Virus Budding and Cell Division
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:30p

Dr. Wes Sundquist
Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah , Department of Biochemistry , 15 N Medical Drive East RM 4100 , Salt Lake City UT 84112-5650 USA

Host: Dr. Bruce Torbett
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu / pamelahb@scripps.edu
Location: W.M. Keck Amphitheater
Sponsored by Molecular and Cell Biology & Structure & Chemistry Affinity Groups
Image: Comparison of Retroviral CA Structures


Cell intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms regulating neocortical development
Thursday, December 02, 2010 at 3:30p

Dr. Ulrich Mueller
Professor, Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Host: Dr. Nathalie Franc and Dr. Bruce Beutler
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu / pamelahb@scripps.edu
Sponsored by Joint Seminar: Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics Affinity Groups


Unravelling the mechanisms of insulin biosynthesis and secretion using a high-resolution 3D cell mapping approach
Monday, August 02, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Brad J. Marsh
Group Leader (Senior Research Fellow), Beta Cell Structural Biology/Cellular Tomography Group,, Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and Chief Investigator, Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics, The, Univ

Host: Dr. William E. Balch
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


TDP-43: A New Protein Key to Study Neuro-Functions and Neurodegeneration
Monday, June 28, 2010 at 4p

DR. C.-K. James Shen
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular , Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei,

Host: Dr. Joel Gottesfeld
Location: MB Committee Leecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Half-life extension of protein pharmaceuticals by genetic fusion to a long polyaminoacid tail
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Willem 'Pim' Stemmer
Founder and CEO, Amunix Inc., Mountain View, CA

Host: Dr. Floyd Romesberg
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Tuning and Protecting the Muscle Myosin Motor
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Sanford L. Bernstein
Professor of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA ,

Host: Dr. Velia Fowler
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Fanconi anemia: at the intersection of DNA replication and repair
Monday, April 19, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Johannes Walter
Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Host: Dr. Paul Russell
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Polarity Proteins and Cell Fate Determination in Mammary Morphogenesis
Monday, April 05, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Ian G. Macara
Harrison Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Center for Cell Signaling, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Host: Dr. William E. Balch
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Transcriptional precision in the Drosophila embryo and heart cell migration in the Ciona tadpole
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Michael Levine
Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, University of California, Berkeley

Host: Dr. Steven Reed
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Speeding Up Microtubule Growth
Monday, March 15, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Gary Brouhard
Professor, McGill University

Host: Dr. Ron Milligan
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall


Coronins: conserved regulators of protrusion and adhesion
Monday, March 08, 2010 at 4p

Dr. James E. Bear
Assistant Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC

Host: Dr. Velia Fowler
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Matrix elasticity directs stem cell lineage -- Molecular insights into Foldome differences from Cys Shotgun Mass Spectrometry
Monday, February 08, 2010 at 4p

Dr. Dennis Discher
Biophysical Eng'g & NanoBio-Polymers Lab, 129 Towne Bldg, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6393, discher@seas.upenn.edu

Host: Dr. Velia Fowler
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG


Ubiquitin and autophagy networks in cancer and immunity
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 4p

Ivan Dikic, Ph.D.
Professor, Goethe University School of Medicine, Frankfurt, Germany

Host: Dr. Claudio Joazeiro
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu, mirberba@scripps.edu
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CBAG