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BE Seminar Series Academic Year 2006-2007

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

Date Speaker Topic Host(s)

Sept 14, 2006

Linda Griffith
Meet the Griffith Lab K. Dane Wittrup
Sept 21, 2006 Alice Ting
Meet the Ting Lab K. Dane Wittrup
Sept 28, 2006 Eric V. Shusta
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Engineering Strategies for Mimicking the Blood-Brain Barrier In Vitro and Overcoming it In Vivo K. Dane Wittrup
Oct 5, 2006 David Schaffer
University of California-Berkeley
Molecular Engineering and Systems Biology Analysis of Human Viruses. Douglas Lauffenburger

Oct 12, 2006

Raymond Dubois
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Molecular Targets for Cancer Prevention and Treatment: COX-2 and Others Steve Tannenbaum
Oct 19, 2006 David Botstein
Princeton University
Nutritional Homeostasis and Growth Rate Regulation in Yeast Ernest Fraenkel
Nov 2, 2006 Lydia L. Sohn
University of California atBerkeley
Artificial Pores: From Single Molecules to Single Cells Jongyoon Han
Nov 16, 2006 Pardis Sabeti
Broad Institute
Detecting Natural Selection in the Human and Malaria Genomes Bevin Engelward
Nov 30, 2006 Brian Kuhlman
UNC-Chapel Hill
Computer-based design of protein switches and interfaces Eric Alm
Dec 7, 2006 Jason Chin
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Expanding the Functions of Living Matter Paul Matsudaira
Dec 14, 2006 Michelle Chang
University of California-Berkeley
Engineering E. coli for Production of an Effective Anti-Malarial Drug Paul Matsudaira
Jan 10, 2007
IAP Seminars
Steven Luperchio
Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Bad Bugs, No Drugs TBA
Jan 17, 2007 Hilary Coller
Princeton University
Cell Cycles and Life Cycles: Researching Cancer and Pursuing Happiness in Academia TBA
Jan 25, 2007 
4:05pm, 32-141
David Schwartz
Environmental Genomics and Human Health Leona Samson and Pete Dedon
Jan 31, 2007
IAP Seminars
Dr. Kevin Pojasek
PureTech Ventures
Transitioning From Academia to Venture Creation David Schauer
Feb 8, 2007 Adrian Whitty
A Quantitative View of Growth Factor Receptor Activation Paul Matsudaira
Feb 15, 2007 Jacquin Niles
University of California-Berkeley
Modulating Heme Biosynthesis and Detoxification in a Model Organism and the Human Malarial Parasite Using Aptamers Doug Lauffenburger
Feb 22, 2007 John Scott
Vollum Institute at Oregon Health and Science University
Cell Signaling in Space and Time Forest White
Mar 15, 2007
Steve Goldstein
University of Michigan
May the Force Stay With You: The Influence of Physical Forces on Bone Formation, Adaptation and Regeneration Alan Grodzinsky
Mar 22, 2007 Daniel Hammer
University of Pennsylvania
Neutrophil Mechano-dynamics: Rolling, Signaling and Crawling Roger Kamm
Apr 5, 2007      
Apr 12, 2007 Kevin J. Yarema
Johns Hopkins University
Metabolic Oligosaccharide Engineering: Links between Stems Cells and Cancer John Essigmann
Apr 19, 2007 Ed Boyden
MIT Media Lab
Technologies for engineering neural circuit functions Scott Manalis
Apr 26, 2007 Krystyn Van Vliet
Seeing by feeling: Chemomechanical mapping of biological surfaces to image mechanotransduction Doug Lauffenburger
May 3, 2007 Yitzhak (Tzachi) Pilpel
Weizmamn Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel
Control of translation efficiency: comparative genomics and mechanistic aspects Ernest Fraenkel
May 10, 2007      
May 17, 2007 Grant Jensen
Bacterial cytoskeleton and ultrastructure, by electron cryotomography Drew Endy

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