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BE Seminar Series Academic Year 2011-2012

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

Date Speaker Topic Host(s)
September 15 Melissa Kemp
Georgia Tech
Redox regulation of cellular information processing Linda Griffith
September 22 Michael Levene
Looking deeper with multiphoton microscopy: from in vivo neuroscience to invisible organs Alan Jasanoff
October 6 Feng Zhang
Neuroengineering: molecular and optical axes of control Doug Lauffenburger
October 20
October 27 Paul Janmey
University of Pennsylvania
Pathophysiological effects of biopolymer stiffness and surface charge Katharina Ribbeck
November 10 Jeff Gore
Microbial population dynamics: cooperation, cheating, and collapse Doug Lauffenburger
November 17 David Odde
University of Minnesota
Microtubule self-assembly kinetics Mark Bathe
December 1 Stephen Quake
Stanford University
Precision measurement in biology Ed Boyden
February 9 Paolo Provenzano
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Architectural and mechanical signals in the tumor microenvironment as driving forces in cancer progression Doug Lauffenburger
February 16 Bree Aldridge
Harvard School of Public Health
Generation of diversity and drug tolerance through asymmetric growth and division in Mycobacteria Doug Lauffenburger
February 23
David Zhang
Wyss Institute of Harvard University
Towards stimulus-induced behavior with synthetic DNA devices and circuits Doug Lauffenburger
March 8
Harris Lecture
Judith Campisi
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Cancer and aging: rival demons? Leona Samson
March 15 Russ Altman
Stanford University
The emerging network of data for understanding the interactions of genes and drugs Ernest Fraenkel
March 22 Erik Winfree
California Institute of Technology
Molecular programming with DNA Chris Voigt
April 5 David Fidock
Columbia University
Antimalarial drug resistance - can we put the genie back in the bottle? Jacquin Niles
April 12 Mark Murcko
Former CTO, Vertex
Lessons from the front: 25 years of drug-hunting Steve Tannenbaum
April 26
Wogan Lecture
Annette K. Larsen
The epithelial-mesenchymal transition and anticancer drug resistance: cause and effect or independent pathways ? Pete Dedon
May 3 Laurie Boyer
Dynamic and coordinated transcriptional regulation of developmental transitions Doug Lauffenburger
May 10
Schauer Lecture
Roger Glass
Director, Fogarty International Center and
Associate Director, Global Health Research, NIH
Global health in the 21st century: A view from Fogarty Pete Dedon

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