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2011 Seminars

ssRNA viral genomes: The common thread in assembly and disassembly
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:30

Dr. Peter Stockley
Professor of Biological Chemistry, , Astbury Centre , University of Leeds

Host: Dr. Ian Wilson
Contact: Pamela Heartwell-Beal -
Location: W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheather
Sponsored by Structure and Chemistry Affinity Group Seminar Series
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Synapse formation and axon regeneration: insights from C. elegans genetics
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Yishi Jin
UCSD, Division of Biological Sciences, 9500 Gilman Drive , La Jolla, CA

Host: Drs. Supryia Srinivasan and Mark Mayford
Sponsored by Molecular and Cell Biology/Neuroscience Affinity Groups

Pinning Down MicroRNA Targets In Vivo
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Amy E. Pasquinelli
Molecular Biology Section, Division of Biology 0349, Bonner Hall, Room 4118, 9500 Gilman Drive, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0349

Host: Dr. Martha J. Fedor
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Location: W.M. Keck Amphitheater
Sponsored by Molecular and Cell Biology Affinity Group
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Mechanism in membrane biology: From protein kinase C to the ESCRTs
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. James Hurley
Senior Investigator, NIDDK, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD

Host: Dr. Sandra L. Schmid
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Sponsored by Molecular and Cell Biology/Structure and Chemistry Affinity Groups

New strategies for decoding genomes
Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Jonathan Weissman
Professor, UCSF, HHMI, San Francisco, CA

Host: Dr. Sandra L. Schmid

Function of PCI Domain Complexes in Protein Synthesis and Degradation
Thursday, March 03, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Dieter A. Wolf
Dieter A. Wolf, M.D., Professor, Director, Proteomics, Signal Transduction Program, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, CA,

Host: Dr. Steven Reed

A Novel Intersection of Developmental and Senescence Biology in the Zebrafish Model System
Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Shuji Kishi
Assistant Professor, Department of Metabolism & Aging, Scripps, Florida

Host: Drs. Paul Schimmel and Xiang-Lei Yang

Structure and Chemistry Seminar
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 3:00p

Dr. Tammy Dwyer
Professor , University of San Diego , Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry , San Diego, CA

Host: Dr. Floyd Romesberg
Contact: Pamela Hartwell-Beal

General New Methods to Regulate Protein Stability
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Tom Wandless
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and System Biology, Department of Chemistry by courtesy, Stanford University, Stanford

Host: Drs. Anton Maximov & Benjamin Cravatt
Sponsored by Molecular and Cell Biology/Structure and Chemistry Affinity Groups

Conditional Signaling for Phagocytosis and Macropinocytosis
Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Joel Swanson
Professor, University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Ann Arbor, MI

Host: Dr. Sergio D. Catz

Mitotic Motors and Chromosome Segregation: Mechanism of Anaphase B
Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 3:30p

Professor Jonathan M. Scholey
Department of , Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Davis, Davis,

Host: Dr. Ron Milligan

Molecular machinery under the light: super-resolution microscopy
Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Bo Huang
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco,

Host: Dr. Ron Milligan
Sponsored by Molecular and Cell Biology & Neurosciences Affinity Groups

Title: Molecular machinery under the light: super-resolution microscopy

Physiological functions of mitochondrial dynamics
Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. David C. Chan
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute , Professor, Division of Biology , California Institute of Technology , Pasadena , ,

Host: Dr. Sandra L. Schmid

Sorting with Disorder at Nuclear Pores
Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Michael Rexach
Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Santa Cruz, CA

Host: Drs. Ron Milligan and Larry Gerace

Signals and histone modification in transcription activation and elongation
Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Jerry L. Workman
Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO

Host: Dr. Francisco Asturias

The ' mechanics ' of transcription regulation by Mediator
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 3:30p

Dr. Francisco Asturias
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, TSRI

Host: Dr. Sandra L. Schmid
Location: MB Committee Lecture Hall