Seminars 2012-2013

Events

Biology Department Seminar

Targeting membrane lipids with designed peptides
Jianmin Gao, Ph.D.
Boston College

September 11

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

A versatile engineered platform for direct, multi-dimensional control of cellular RNA functions
Jacquin Niles, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering
MIT

September 18

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

Expression of p16INK4A in HPV-associated cancers:
More than just a biomarker
Margaret McLaughlin-Drubin, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

September 25

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

Rethinking the rotting Y chromosome
Jennifer Hughes
Whitehead Institute, MIT

October 16

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

Determinants of host resistance to babesiosis:
An emerging infectious disease
Edouard Vannier, Ph.D.
Tufts University

October 23

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department

Tracking the evolution of novel enzymatic function at atomic resolution
Douglas Theobald, Ph.D.
Brandeis University

November 06

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

How a cell gets its shape and makes the right connections
Maxwell G. Heiman, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

November 13

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

Using yeast to study eukaryotic transcription and chromatin strucure
Fred Winston, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

November 27

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

Short chain fatty acid fermentation products of the gut microbiome:
Implications in autism spectrum disorders
Derrick MacFabe, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Western Ontario, Canada

November 29

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

Host and viral regulation of the innate immune sensors RIG-1 and MDA5
Michaela Gack, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

December 04

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Biology Department Seminar

What is the epigenetic landscape of the human kinetochore?
William Earnshaw, Ph.D.
Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Edinburgh

December 07

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310