Everyone is encouraged to attend seminars in the Department. Seminars are normally held either in the D'Ambra Auditorium on the 2nd floor of the Life Sciences Building or in room 248A on the 2nd floor of the Biology Building.
Friday, September 13, 3:00 P.M., D’Ambra Auditorium. Cheng Kao, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Department, Indiana University, Bloomington. "Capsid Regulation of RNA Virus Infection." [Host: Cara Pager]
Tuesday, September 17, 4:00 P.M., Life Sciences Bldg, Rm 1143. Darryl Conte, University of Massachusetts Medical School. "RNAi-related pathways survey the germline transcriptome in C. elegans" [Host: Hudson Valley RNA Club]
Friday, September 20, 3:00 P.M., D’Ambra Auditorium. Kathleen Hall, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washington Univ. Medical School. "snRNA Hairpins and Their Protein Ligands" [Host: Pan Li]
Friday, September 27, 3:00 P.M., D’Ambra Auditorium. Robert Bryan, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine. "Blood Pressure and Vascular Control by Two-Pore Domain Potassium Channels"
. [Host: Haijun Chen]
Friday, October 4, 3:00 P.M., D'Ambra Auditorium. William Jacobs, Depts. of Microbiology & Immunology and Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; HHMI. "Killing Persistent Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Insights from Captain James Cook and Harry Houdini". [Host: Marlene Belfort]
Friday, October 11, 3:00 P.M., D’Ambra Auditorium.
Ruth Lehmann, Developmental Genetics, NYU Langone Medical Center; Skirball Institute. "Forming and Protecting the Next Generation" [Host: P. Rangan]
Tuesday, October 15, 4:00 P.M. Life Sciences Bldg, Rm 1143. Sheila Lutz and Joachim Jaeger, Wadsworth Center, NYSDOH. [Host: Hudson Valley RNA Club]
Friday, October 18, all day. D'Ambra Auditorium. Life Sciences Research Symposium. [Schedules: Posters - Talks]
Thursday, October 24, 2:00 P.M. D'Ambra Auditorium. Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Heather Lindberg, Biological Sciences, University at Albany. "The effects of phage life history traits and phage resistance on Pseudomanas aeruginosa within a Drosophila melanogaster". [Chair: Ing-nang Wang/Kurt McKean]
Friday, November 1,3:00 P.M., D’Ambra Auditorium,
Sarah Woodson, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University. "Protein-dependent RNA dynamics in RNA assembly and gene regulation". (Host: Prash Rangan]
Friday, November 8, 3:00 P.M. D'Ambra Auditorium. Susan Schroeder, Chemistry Department, University of Oklahoma. " Advancing Viral RNA Structure Prediction" [Host: Pan Li]
Tuesday, November 12, 4 P.M., LSRB 1143. Kevin Czaplinsky, Stony Brook University. "Brain zipcode binding proteins you never knew existed" [Host: HVRC]
Friday, November 15, 3:00 P.M. Justin Meyer, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School. "Phage λ evolution to exploit a novel receptor studied with experimental evolution, genome sequencing, and Multiplexed Automated Genome Engineering (MAGE)" [Host: Ing-Nang Wang]
Monday, November 18, 4:30 P.M. D'Ambra Auditorium. Erica Hutchins, Univ at Albany. Dissertation Defense: "Post-translational modification regulates heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K function during axon outgrowth in Xenopus aevis." [Chair: Ben Szaro]
Friday, November 22, 3:00 P.M. D'Ambra Auditorium. Rob Olberg, Biology Department, Union College. "How the dragonfly intercepts its flying prey: From neurons to behavior" [Host: Greg Lnenicka]
Wednesday, Novermber 27, 10:30A.M, LSER 2094. Master's Thesis Defense: Paul Sesink Clee. "Modeling the ecological niche of the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee under climate change". [Chair: Katy Gonder]
Friday, December 6, 3:00 P.M. D'Ambra Auditorium. Ry Young, Department of Biochemistry and Physics, Texas A&M University. "Phage lysis: Do we have the hole story now?" [Host: Ing-Nang Wang]
Thursday, December 12, 3:00 P.M., LSRB 1143 Daria Siekhaus, Institute of Science & Technology, Austria. “Studying the invasive migration of Drosophila macrophages”. [Host: Prash Rangan]
Friday, December 13, 3:00 P.M. D'Ambra Auditorium. Xingzhi Xu, Bejing Key Laboratory of DNA Damage Response, Capital Normal University. "BCL10 regulates RNF8/RNF168-mediated ubiquitination in DNA damage response" [Host: Haijun Chen]