Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm.     Refreshments at 4:30 pm
Location: 4001 Ag & Life Science Bldg

2017-18 CGRB Seminar Series Schedule

Fall Term 2017

September 27, 2017

Geoffrey Wahl
The Salk Institute

Understanding Intra-tumoral heterogeneity using a developmental lens

Host: Arup Indra

October 11, 2017

David Thomas
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota

Muscle Protein Structural Dynamics and Therapeutic Discovery 

Host: Weihong Qiu

October 25, 2017

Cosponsored by the Departments of Microbiology and Chemistry

**Withycombe 109**

Paul Jensen
Center for Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine
UC San Diego

Ecological and evolutionary perspectives on secondary metabolism in marine actinobacteria

Host: Sandra Loesgen

November 8, 2017

Brenna Henn
Stony Brook University

What do we gain by studying African genomes? : Examples from human evolution

Host: Thomas Sharpton 

December 6, 2017

Pat Schloss
University of Michigan

Understanding Disease through the Lens of the Microbiome

Host: Thomas Sharpton 

Winter Term 2018

February 7, 2018

Scott Landfear
Dept of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology

Critical Roles for Glucose Transporters in Parasitic Protozoa: From Cell Biology to Drug Discovery

Host: Sandra Loesgen

February 21, 2018

Jason Slot
Fungal Evolutionary Genomics
The Ohio State University

Investigating fungal chemical ecology with evolutionary genomics

Host: Michael Freitag

March 7, 2018

Rosalie Sears
Molecular and Medical Genetics

Modeling and targeting intra-tumor phenotypic heterogeneity and cellular plasticity

Host: Siva Kolluri

Spring Term 2018

April 4, 2018

John Taylor
UC Berkeley

The species problem for fungi in the era of genomics

Host: Nik Grünwald

April 18, 2018

Catherine Royer
Biological Sciences
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Pressure-based mapping of protein conformational landscapes

Host: Elisar Barbar

May 2, 2018

Maret Traber
Linus Pauling Institute
Oregon State University

Ferroptosis, Mechanism of Cell Death in Vitamin E Deficiency During Embryogenesis?

May 16, 2018

Steve Reichow
Portland State  University

Native Lens Gap Junctions Visualized at Near-Atomic Resolution by CryoEM 

Host: Elisar Barbar

May 29, 2018

NOTE: Date change
Tuesday, May 29   3:30-4:30    ALS 4001

Rebecca Fry
Environmental Sciences and Engineering
UNC Chapel Hill 

The placental epigenome as a driver of early and later life health effects

Host: Molly Kile