Calendar Events

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

4:00 pm

Yuanyuan Hu (Cronan) - A New Pathway for Synthesis of the Biotin Pimeloyl Moiety in Bacteria

4:00 pm

Logan Hurst (Fratti) - " VLCFA’s are necessary for proper cell division in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"

Thursday, February 23, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Morag Park, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, "Heterogeneity in the Triple Negative Breast Tumor Microenvironment"

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Lora Hooper, University of Texas Southwestern -- "Bacteria as master regulators of metabolism"

Friday, February 24, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Chad Rienstra (University of Illinois), “A New NMR Toolkit for High-Resolution Structure & Dynamics of Functional Lipids”

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Ananya Sen/Imlay Lab

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow: Mara Livezey (Shapiro) - "Characterizing the death pathway of a small molecule Estrogen Receptor Alpha biomodulator"

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow: John Khamo (Zhang) - "Optogenetic control of growth factor-mediated signal transduction"

Thursday, March 02, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Ramin Pashaie, University of Milwaukee Wisconsin, "Optogenetic Brain Interfaces"

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. George O'Toole, Dartmouth -- "To Build a Biofilm"

Friday, March 03, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Mowry (Brown University), RNA transport in the cytoplasm: How to get there from here

Monday, March 06, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Ebru Erbay, Bilkent University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, "TBA"

4:00 pm

Prof. John A. Porco Jr., Boston University, title "Recent Studies Towards the Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products"

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Elizabeth Rowland/Whitaker Lab

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Craig Pikaard, Indiana University, Department of Biology & Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, "Selective gene silencing"

4:00 pm

Philip Olivares (Nair) -

4:00 pm

Dennis Piehl (Rienstra) -

Thursday, March 09, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Chris Dulla, Tufts University, "Astrocytic control of inhibitory interneuron maturation: Implications for developmental epilepsies"

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Thomas Morrison, University of Colorado-Denver -- "Viral and Host Determinants of Chikungunya Virus Persistence"

Monday, March 13, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Kook Son, "TBA"; Amanda Brock, "TBA"

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Preethi Thattai Ragunathan/Vanderpool Lab and Paola Parraga Solorzano/Kehl-Fie Lab

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

12:00 pm

**CANCELLED**Cell & Developmental Biology STUDENT-INVITED Seminar: Dr. Howard Chang, Stanford University School of Medicine, "TBA"

4:00 pm

Anna SantaMaria (Burke) -

4:00 pm

Donald Sheppard (Chen) -

Thursday, March 16, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Andrew Duncan, University of Pittsburgh, TBA

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Stephen Ragsdale, University of Michigan -- "How Microbes Make and Break Methane"

Friday, March 17, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Sika Zheng (UC Riverside) - "Alternative splicing programming of neuronal differentiation"

Saturday, March 18, 2017

1:00 pm

Spring Vacation Begins

Monday, March 27, 2017

Instruction resumes

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Ankita Saha, "TBA"

2:00 pm

Microbiology Thesis Defense: Sarah Henke/Cronan Lab

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Yidan Zhou/Imlay Lab

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology STUDENT-INVITED Seminar: Dr. Richard Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine, "Receptor and Phosphoinositide Signaling in Trafficking, Proliferation and Autophagy"

4:00 pm

Ipek Tasan (Zhao) -

4:00 pm

Charles Kade Fellow in Biochemistry: Liqun Yu (Shapiro) -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Paul Dawson, Emory University, "Role of the Organic Solute Transporter OSTα-OSTβ in Bile Acid Metabolism and Intestinal Biology"

1:00 pm

FINAL DEFENSE: Zehua Bao (Zhao Laboratory) - Multiplex genome editing and gene regulation in eukaryotic cells

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Patricia Foster, Indiana University -- "TBA"

Friday, March 31, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lois Weisman (University of Michigan), "From yeast to humans: Insights into phosphoinositide signaling"

Monday, April 03, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Xiaohe (John) Li, "TBA"; Nilmani Singh (TBA)

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Amanda Adams/Degnan Lab

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

4:00 pm

Paola Estrada (Nair) -

4:00 pm

Herbert Carter Fellow in Biochemistry: Dayu Zhang (Martinis) -

Thursday, April 06, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Joshua Rosenthal, University of Puerto Rico, "High-Level Protein Recoding through RNA editing: A Cephalopod Invention"

2:00 pm

Microbiology Thesis Defense: He Fu/Metcalf Lab

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Jimmy Ballard, University of Oklahoma -- "TBA"

Friday, April 07, 2017

12:00 pm

Dr. Shirley M. Malcom, American Association for the Advancement of Science, title TBA

12:00 pm

No Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program and the Department of Biochemistry. Prof. Shirley Malcom (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

Monday, April 10, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Monica Chinea-Diliz, "TBA"; Alokanananda Ray, "TBA"

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Michelle Goettge/Metcalf Lab and Elizabeth Haywood/Wilson Lab

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Lin He, Cell & Developmental Biology, University of California, Berkeley "TBA"

4:00 pm

Jeremiah Heredia Procko) -

4:00 pm

Joseph Seimetz (Kalsotra) -

Thursday, April 13, 2017

2:00 pm

Prof. Leonid A. Mirny, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, title TBA

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Thomas Silhavy, Princeton University -- "TBA"

Friday, April 14, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Steven Bruner (University of Florida), TBA

Monday, April 17, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Yo-Chuen Lin, "TBA"

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Alexander Palmer/Slauch Lab

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Sue Biggins, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, "How do cells get the right chromosomes?"

4:00 pm

Herbert Carter Fellow in Biochemistry: Amruta Bhate (Kalsotra) - Activation of early postnatal splicing program by ESRP2 is essential for liver regeneration.

4:00 pm

Xinyu Kong (Leckband) -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Jaebum Kim, Konkuk University, Korea TBA

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Vincent Young, University of Michigan -- "TBA"

Friday, April 21, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Anna Marie Pyle (Yale University), TBA

Monday, April 24, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Tayyab Adil,"TBA"; Zlata Gvozdenov, "TBA"

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Joshua Mendell, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "TBA"

4:00 pm

Ji Eun Kim (Shapiro) -

4:00 pm

Kuan-Yu Lai (van der Donk) -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Yasu Morita, University of Massachussets -- "TBA"

Friday, April 28, 2017

10:00 am

Biochemistry Graduate Student Award Symposium

Monday, May 01, 2017

4:00 pm

Prof. Anna K. Mapp, University of Michigan, title TBA

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Instruction Ends

4:00 pm

Vishnu Krishnamurthy (Zhang) -

4:00 pm

Xinyu Kong (Leckband)-

Thursday, May 04, 2017

IT No Change Period in effect

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Karine Gibbs, Harvard University -- "TBA"

Friday, May 05, 2017

Final Exams Begin

Saturday, May 13, 2017

9:30 am

Commencement

Monday, May 15, 2017

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1

Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day

Monday, June 12, 2017

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

Thursday, August 03, 2017

12:00 pm

Instruction Ends, Summer Session

Friday, August 04, 2017

8:30 am

Final Exams, Summer Session

Friday, August 25, 2017

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

13th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium

1:00 pm

No Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of 13th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium. Keynote address by Professor Jon Clardy, Harvard University

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

4:00 pm

Prof. David Kokel, University of California, San Diego, title TBA

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Rachel Smith-Bolton, UIUC, "TBA"

Friday, September 22, 2017

12:00 pm

No Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program and the Department of Biochemistry. Prof. Eric Gaucher, Georgia Institute of Technology

12:00 pm

Prof. Eric Gaucher, Georgia Institute of Technology, title TBA

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. John Lis, Dept. of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University, "TBA"

Friday, September 29, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Thomas Wandless (Stanford University), "TBA"

Thursday, October 05, 2017

2:00 pm

Prof. Alan Saghatelian, Salk Institute of Biological Studies, title TBA

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

4:00 pm

Prof. Kevan Shokat, University of California, San Francisco, title TBA

Friday, October 20, 2017

12:00 pm

No Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of Spiegelman Symposium

Friday, October 27, 2017

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jeff Coller (Case Western Reserve University), "TBA"

Friday, November 17, 2017

12:00 pm

Prof. Peter C. Dedon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, title TBA

12:00 pm

No Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program and the Department of Biochemistry. Prof. Peter Dedon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Monday, November 27, 2017

4:00 pm

Prof. Sarah E. Reisman, California Institute of Technology, title TBA

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

12:00 pm

Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Roger Greenberg, Department of Cancer Biology, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, "TBA"

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

2:00 pm

Prof. Kenneth M. Merz, Michigan State University, title TBA