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LSSS 2015-2016

2015LSSS2016

Life Sciences Seminar Series

Past events

Hall A150, Sciences II

Host: David Shore

Steve Henikoff

Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA ; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Seattle, USA

Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Jean Gruenberg

Andrea Ballabio

Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), Naples, Italy

The lysosome: from trash can to control center of cell metabolism

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Thierry Soldati

Felix Randow

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Division of Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry, Cambridge, UK; Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

How cells defend their cytosol against bacteria

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Thomas Schalch

Stefan Raunser

Department of Structural Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany; Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

How to kill a mocking bug - Structural insights into Tc toxin complex action

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Jean-Claude Martinou

Richard Youle

Biochemistry Section, Surgical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH, Bethesda, USA

Genes mutated in Parkinson’s disease and ALS: involvement in mitochondrial fidelity and selective autophagy

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

Johannes Kornhuber

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Ceramide in major depressive disorder

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan

Cayetano Gonzalez

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB-Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain. Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Barcelona, Spain

Drosophila as a model for malignant growth

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Luis Lopez-Molina

Miltos Tsiantis

Department of Comparative Development and Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany

Towards understanding the genetic basis for evolutionary change in leaf form: from understanding to reconstructing

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Adrien Roux

Melina Schuh

Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, UK

New insights into aneuploidy in mammalian oocytes

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Brigitte Galliot

Georg Halder

VIB Center for the Biology of Disease, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; KU Leuven Center for Human Genetics, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Mysteries in growth control and the Hippo pathway

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Michael Hothorn

Ning Zheng

Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Targeting Ubiquitin Ligase: Hormones, Metabolites, & Drugs

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Didier Picard

Rick Morimoto

Department of Molecular Biosciences, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA

Proteostasis in aging and disease

Hall A100, Sciences II

Host: Adrien Roux

Jim Hurley

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, USA

From HIV to Autophagy: Solving Nature's Nanoscale Jigsaw Puzzles on Membranes