Life Sciences Seminar Series

Past events

Nicole King

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Choanoflagellates, colonies, and the origin of animals

John Mattick

Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia

RNA: the computational engine of development and cognition

Robert A. Martienssen

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724, USA

Heterochromatin reprogramming, RNA interference and germ cell fate

Howy Jacobs

Institute of Biomedical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

Alternative respiratory chain enzymes: An evolutionary curiosity, or the cure for all known diseases?

Bruno Amati

Center for Genomic Science of IIT@SEMM, Italian Institute of Technology, and European Institute of Oncology at the IFOM-IEO Campus, Milan, Italy

Epigenome analysis in Myc-driven tumors

Jürgen Knoblich

Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria

Asymmetric cell division and tumorigenesis in neural stem cell lineages

Enrico Coen

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom

From genes to shape

Jonathan Weissman

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, San Francisco, USA

Biology without bias: new tools for probing biological systems

Jacques Prost

École supérieure de physique et chimie industrielles, Paris, France

Physical theory for Biology

Naama Barkai

Department of Molecular Genetics, Arnold R. Meyer Institute of Biological Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Scaling pattern with size during the development of multicellular organisms

Patrick Cramer

Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry, Center for Integrated Protein Science Munich, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany

Gene transcription: molecular movies and regulatory systems

Benjamin Geiger

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

The molecular basis for the mechanical activation of integrin adhesions

Peter Walter

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA

Unfolded protein Response in Health and Disease