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BE Seminar Series Academic Year 2005-2006

All seminars will be presented in Rm. 32-141, unless otherwise noted, at 4:05pm.

Date Speaker Topic Host(s)
September 15 Prof Alan Jasanoff
Towards Molecular Imaging of Neural Activity in Behaving Animals Douglas Lauffenburger
September 22      
September 29      
October 6 Prof. Kristala Jones Prather
“Meet the Lab” Dane Wittrup
October 13 Dr. Frank Douglas
Challenges in the Biopharm Industry and the Role of the Center for Biomedical Innovation Douglas Lauffenburger
October 20 Prof. Sean Palecek
Univ of Wisconsin
Effect of Adhesion and Mechanical Signals on Eukaryotic Cell Differentiation:  Lessons from Yeast and Human Embryonic Stem Cells Douglas Lauffenburger
October 27
Wogan Lecture
Dr. Cecil Pickett
Schering-Plough Research Institute
Regulation of Gene Expression by Oxidative
Steven Tannenbaum 
Co-Sponsored by CEHS
November 3 Schauer Group
“Meet the Lab” Dane Wittrup
November 10 Dr. Morag Park
McGill University
The Met Receptor Tyrosine Kinase: Tubes, Tumorigenesis and More   Forest White
November 17 Prof. Ron Weiss
Princeton University
Engineering Synthetic Multicellular Systems Drew Endy
December 1
Medtronic Lecture
Dr. Vince Hascall
Cleveland Clinic
Hyaluronan-based Matrices in Inflammation [PDF abstract] Alan Grodzinsky
December 8 Dr. Shinya Inoue
Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory
High-fidelity polarized light microscopy: Visualizing architectural and molecular dynamics directly in living cells Paul Matsudaira
February 16 Dr Dana Pe'er
Elucidating function and organization of molecular networks: From molecules to a system Douglas Lauffenburger
February 23 Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld
University of Illinois
Biocomplexity in Action: Pattern Formation and Microbial Ecology at Yellowstone's Hot Springs [PDF abstract] Ed DeLong
March 2 Prof Arup Chakraborty
How T cells "See" Antigen Douglas Lauffenburger
March 9      
March 14
(note: location will be 4-163)
Prof. J. Christopher Anderson
University of California-San Francisco
Synthetic biology for whole-cell technologies Douglas Lauffenburger
March 23      
April 6 Dr. Jean-Luc Bodmer
Merck Research Laboratories
Virus-host interactions and cell signaling networks Douglas Lauffenburger
April 11
(note: location will be 4-163)
Prof. Elizabeth Boon
University of California-Berkeley
Nitric Oxide sensing and signaling in bacteria Douglas Lauffenburger
April 13 Dr. Nadrian Seeman
DNA:  Not Merely the Secret of Life Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli
April 20 Dr. Ronald Germain
NIH Cellular Immunology Group
Reconstructing Adaptive Immune Responses: From Molecules to Models to Movies and Back Darrell Irvine
April 27
Harris Lecture
Prof. Thea D. Tlsty
University of California, San Francisco
Mechanisms of Genetic and Epigenetic (tumor\stem) Cell Plasticity Leona Samson & Gerald Wogan
Co-Sponsored by CEHS
May 4      
May 11 Prof. John Georgiadis
Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
MRI for Microfluidics [abstract] Roger Kamm
May 18 Dr. Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Extracelluar Regulation of DNA Damage Responses Bevin Engelward

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