Seminars

Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule Flyer

For all Department of Molecular and Cell Biology events, please see our Events Calendar!

PSM Seminar

September 6, 2018
BCH 209
5:00 Seminar

Terrence Tougas
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

 

PSM Seminar

September 13, 2018
BCH 209
5:00 Seminar

Andrew Hesse
Manager Clinical Data Analysis and Reporting, JAX-GM

 

 

Graduate Seminar

September 14, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Danielle Lesperance, Broderick Lab
Host: Nidi Vijayan

Matthew Eastman, Nelson Lab
Host: Patrick Gero

 

 

Seminar

September 18, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Carole Dabney-Smith, Miami University
Assembling the chloroplast Twin Arginine Transport (cpTAT) pathway
Review article: Berks 2015 AnnuRevBiochem      Primary article: Ma et al. BioRXiv
Website
Host: Dr. Alde

Graduate Seminar

September 21, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Romaine Carmeille, Heaslip Lab
Host: Alexis Hicks

 

 

 

Seminar

September 25, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Ming Xu, UConn Health Center
Targeting cellular senescence to alleviate age-related tissue dysfunction
Website

Host: Dr. Campellone

Graduate Seminar

September 28, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Lucy Davies, Broderick Lab
Host: Ryan Duggan

Natali Naveh, M. O'Neill Lab
Host: Alexis Parr

 

Seminar

October 2, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Kevin Kohl, University of Pittsburgh
Who’s in charge here?: Microbial contributions to animal physiology, ecology, and evolution
Website
Host: Dr. Hird

 

Graduate Seminar

October 5, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Rebecca Newcomer, Alexandrescu Lab
Host: Jenn Pagorski

 

Seminar

October 9, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Laura Williams, Providence College
What makes a good killer?: Investigating interactions between predatory bacteria and prey
Website
Host: Dr. Broderick

PSM Seminar

October 11, 2018
BCH 209
4:00-6:00 Career Panel

MCB Alumni Panel Speakers:
Dr. Lindsey Cambria (Ph.D. Microbiology), Roche; Matthew Capozziello (M.S. Applied Genomics), Sema4; Dr. Renee Gilberti (Ph.D. Cell Biology), UConn; Courtney Gunter (M.S. Microbial Systems Analysis), The Jackson Laboratory; Dr. Guarav Joshi (Ph.D. Cell Biology), Harvard School of Public Health; Dr. Michael Lemieux (Ph.D. Cell Biology), Addgene;  and Brendan Tierney (M.S. Applied Genomics), Pfizer.  Professional career panel for students in the MCB Ph.D., M.S. Applied Genomics, M.S. Microbial Systems Analysis, and M.S. Applied Biochemistry and Cell Biology programs.

 

 

Graduate Seminar

October 12, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Luke Wojenski, Core Lab
Host: Ryan Drennan

 

Seminar

October 16, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Juliana Cortines, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Spotting the giants
Website
Host: Dr. Teschke

Graduate Seminar

October 19, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Andrea Suria, Nyholm Lab
Host: Jacob Kellermeier

Khairallah Symposium

October 23, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Raja Jothi, NIH
Uncovering Unknown Unknowns of Gene Regulation
Website
Host: Dr. Campellone

Graduate Seminar

October 26, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Shail Kabrawala, Campellone Lab
Host: Josh Calabrese

Wayne Mitchell, Alder Lab
Host: Albert Westfall

Seminar

October 30, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Paul Jardine, University of Minnesota
Using bacteriophages as a model for macromolecular assembly and force generation of biological motors
Host: Dr. Teschke

 

PSM Seminar

November 1, 2018
BCH 209
5:00 Seminar

Colleen Cuffaro
Principal, Canaan Associates

 

 

Graduate Seminar

November 2, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Savannah Klein, R. O'Neill Lab
Host: Didem Ozcan

Lauren Wainman, Core Lab
Host: Leila Burbar

Seminar

November 6, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Lillian Fritz-Laylin, University of Massachusetts
Our evolving view of cell motility
Host: Dr. Campellone

 

 

Graduate Seminar

November 9, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Rich Whitehead, Alexandrescu Lab
Host: Gabrielle Farb

Kevin Lee, Klassen Lab
Host: Sahil Laul

Seminar

November 13, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Kathryn Kauffman, MIT
Resolving the structure of virus-host interactions in the ocean
Host: Dr. Papke

 

 

 

Graduate Seminar

November 16, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Sean Pearson, Papke Lab
Host: Alexei Cooper

Corynne Dedeo, Teschke Lab
Host: Eric Beltrami

Graduate Seminar

November 30, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Amy Thees, Lynes Lab
Host: Jenn Messina

Anne Kaplan, Alexandrescu Lab
Host: Derrick Kamp

 

Seminar

December 4, 2018
BPB 130
3:45 Refreshments
4:00 Seminar

Blaire Steven, University of Connecticut
Biological Soil Crusts as a Model for Soil Carbon Cycling
Website
Host: Dr. Klassen

 

 

 

Graduate Seminar

December 7, 2018
BPB 130
12:20 Seminar

Ankita Chavan, Mellone Lab
Host: Prachi Tandale

Searle Duay, May/White Lab
Host: TBD