Cell Biology Seminars

All regularly scheduled Cell Biology seminars are held in the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Room 400,
on select Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Light refreshments are served at 3:45 p.m.

Past Seminars

"Microtubules, motors, and cilia"

Kristen Verhey, PhD
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan

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"Modeling mental disorders with patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)"

Zhexing Wen, PhD
Department of Neurology
Institute for Cell Engineering
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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"BLOC-1 and the Homeostatic Control of Synaptic Strength"

Dion Dickman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Neurobiology Section
University of Southern California

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"Tuning centrosome activity to ensure genome stability
Dorothy Lerit, Ph.D.
Faculty Candidate
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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"Ribonucleoprotein Assembly in Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation and Motor Neuron Disease”
Wilfried Rossoll, Ph.D.
Emory University
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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"RNA Regulation in Myotonic Dystrophy and Beyond”
Eric Wang, Ph.D.
University of Florida, Gainesville
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
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CND-Cell Biology Seminar

"Insights from iPSC and Drosophila Models of C90RF72-Related FTD/ALS"
Fen-Biao Gao, PhD
Department of Neurology University of Massachusetts Medical School

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Noon, Whitehead 500
(Lunch will be provided)
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Translation Gone Awry: The Role o Cap-Dependent Protein Synthesis in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Emanuela Santini, Ph.D.
Center for Neural Science
New York University
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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“Proteostasis and Ribostasis in Neurodegenerative Diseases”

Nam Chul Kim, Ph.D.
Department of Developmental Neurobiology
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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"The Role of Beta-Neurexin Proteins at Specifying Neuronal Synapses"
Garret Anderson, Ph.D.    
Stanford University
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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