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Fall 2020 Seminars

BCMB 601

Wednesdays  4:45-5:50pm, via Zoom

August 19 Manipulation of Polyploidy in Cyanobacteria”
Kristin Moore,
University of Colorado (Host: Barry Bruce)
August 26 “Circuit mechanisms for learning in sensory cortex”
Arianna Maffei, Stonybrook University (Host: Keerthi Krishnan)
September 2 “Viral-like intercellular signaling in the nervous system”
Jason Shepherd, University of Utah (Host: Keerthi Krishnan)
September 9 “Imaging Approaches to Study Lipid Droplet Dynamics and Function”
Sarah Cohen, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, UNC Chapel Hill (Host: Maitreyi Das)
September 16 Innovation, Conservation and Repurposing in Plant Cell Type Development”
Siobhan Brady,
University of California, Davis (Host: Tessa Burch-Smith)
September 23 “Bacterial Motility and Chemotaxis in Complex Environments”
Yann Dufour, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University (Host: Gladys Alexandre)
September 30 “Stem Cells, Transcriptional Circuits and Meristem Development”
Yun Zhou, Botany and Plant Pathology department, Purdue University (Host: Elena Shpak & Tian Hong)
October 7 “The long and short of it: nuclear protein homeostasis in health and disease”
Abby Buchwalter
, Physiology department, UCSF (Host: R. McCord)
October 14 “Micromanaging T Cells”
Andrew Grimson, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University (Host: Tian Hong)
October 21 “Polarity factors and regulators in stomatal asymmetric cell division”
Juan Dong, Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University (Host: Elena Shpak)
October 28 “Masters of Movement: How Chemokines, Receptors and Glycosaminoglycans Coordinate Cell Migration”
Tracy Handel
, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, UCSD (Host: Rajan Lamichhane)
November 4 “Immunity, Autophagy and Beyond”  
Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar Department of Plant Biology, University of California – Davis (Host: Tessa Burch-Smith)
November 11 Adapting an evolutionary model organism for host-microbe interaction: diversity matters”
Kat Milligan-Myhre, University of Connecticut (Host: Heidi Goodrich-Blair)
November 18 “Fantastic ARFs and where to find them: ARF condensate formation and nucleocytoplasmic partitioning”
Lucia C. Strader, Duke University (Host: Elena Shpak)