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MCMB Colloquium Fall 2012




BIOL 871
Colloquium in Microbiology, Cell and Molecular Biology

Fall 2012

Thursdays  •  4:10-5:00 PM  •  SCI 210


 Date  Speaker  Title  Host
Aug 30

Biol 871 students - REQUIRED ATTENDANCE  
Sep 6
Bryan Brown
Stanford University
The Language Identity Dilemma: How academic language learning is a primary hurdle in understanding and participating in science TBA
Sep 13
Joseph Chen
SF State
Molecules in motion: from bacterial protein localization to symbiosis TBA
Sep 20
Reno Reyes
UC San Francisco
Emerging cell to cell communication paradigms in the central nervous system Megumi Fuse
Sep 27
Anna Drexler
UC Davis
Malaria-proof mosquitoes: altering cell signaling pathways to stop malaria transmission Megumi Fuse
Oct 4
Nanibaa' Garrison
Stanford University
Ethics, Challenges, and Informed Consent: Researcher and IRB reflections on the Havasupai case Wilfred Denetclaw
Oct 11
Anne Villeneuve
Stanford University
Illuminating Mechanisms of Meiosis in C. elegans Diana Chu
Oct 18
Qiang Zhou
UC Berkeley
Control of Transcriptional Elongation in Human Health and Diseases Sally Pasion
Oct 25
Karen Crow
SF State
The role of duplicate genes in the evolution and development of novel appendages and ornaments in vertebrates   
Nov 1
Susan Strome
UC Santa Cruz
Germ cell "P granules" - from their serendipitous discovery to their newly identified role in protecting germline fate, totipotency and immortality Diana Chu
Nov 8
Alexander Johnson
UC San Francisco
How Transcription Circuits Evolve and Produce Biological Novelty José de la Torre
Nov 15
Maria Gallegos
CSU East Bay
Molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate mechanosensory dendrite tiling in C. elegans Diana Chu
Nov 22 Thanksgiving Break
Nov 29
Michi Taga
UC Berkeley
Molecular interactions in microbial communities: the corrinoid model José de la Torre
Dec 6
Nevan Krogan
UC San Francisco
Functional Insights from Protein-Protein and Genetic Interaction Maps Scott Roy
Dec 13
Sean Burgess
UC Davis
Meiotic Chromosome Dynamics and the Nuclear Pore Complex in Budding Yeast TBA