Life Sciences Seminar Series

Past events

Jim Hurley

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, USA

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

Rick Morimoto

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

Proteostasis in aging and disease


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

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

Melina Schuh

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

New insights into aneuploidy in mammalian oocytes

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

Andrew Millar

SynthSys and School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Understanding life across scales, from biological clocks to daily growth rates

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

Johannes Kornhuber

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

Ceramide in major depressive disorder

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

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

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

Andrea Ballabio

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

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

James Casteilli-Gair Hombría

Centro Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Sevilla, Spain

Collective cell migration: navigating through the embryonic turbulent waters

John Lis

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, USA

New views of transcription and its regulation in cells & across genomes

Pierre Leopold

University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Institute of Biology Valrose, Nice, France

Growth control in Drosophila: from developmental regulations to neoplasms

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