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Life Sciences Seminar Series

Past events

Nikolaus Pfanner

University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Mitochondrial machineries for protein import and assembly


Danny Reinberg

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York

Epigenetics: one genome, multiple phenotypes

Silvia Vignolini

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Structural colours in plants: mechanisms and functions

Alison G. Smith

University of Cambridge

Vitamins as drivers of evolution of algal-bacterial mutualisms

Satyajit Mayor

NCBS, Bangalore, India

Mechanisms of active membrane organization


Sue Biggins

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

Chromosome segregation: new approaches and insights

Blanche Schwappach

Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany

The GET/TRC40 pathway at the intersection of membrane protein targeting and proteostasis

Jane Langdale

University of Oxford

The C4 rice project – an agricultural grand challenge

Maria Elena Torres-Padilla

Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

Epigenetic mechanisms in early mammalian development

Vivian Siegel

Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Scientific publishing today and tomorrow

Suzanne Eaton

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany

Planar cell polarity and stress-induced Cadherin turnover during remodeling of the Drosophila pupal wing

Iva Tolic

Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Mysteries of the mitotic spindle: chirality, torques and twist

Elly Tanaka

Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria

Limb regeneration as a model that integrates positional information and growth


Joanne Chory

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, USA

Fifty shades of shade: adaptation of plants to their local environment

Gia Voeltz

Colorado State University, Boulder CO, USA

Factors and functions of ER contact sites with other organelles


Anne Müsch

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA

A matter of architecture: building epithelia with hepatocytic or columnar polarity

Eva Nogales

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

Cryo-EM to visualize complex structure and function