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Life Sciences Seminar Series

Past events

Maya Schuldiner

Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel

Systematic approaches to study organelle biology


Beverley Glover

University of Cambridge, UK

Evolution and development of petal nanostructures that influence animal behaviour

Adam Frost


Toward Atomic Resolution Understanding of Cellular Membranes and Membrane-Remodeling Machines

Thomas Jentsch

FMP and MDC, Berlin, Germany

The volume-regulated anion channel VRAC: molecular identity and diverse functions

Manuel Thery

CEA, IUH Hopital Saint Louis. Paris, France

Architecture and mechanics of microtubule networks

Susan Mango

Biozentrum - Basel, Switzerland

Dynamic chromatin in development

Laura Machesky

CRUK Beatson Institute, UK

Signaling to actin dynamics in cancer invasion and metastasis

Francesc Posas

IRB Barcelona, Spain

Stress adaptation in eukaryotes; the role of stress-activates protein kinases

David Stern

Janelia Research Campus, USA

Neural changes underlying fly song evolution

Henrik Kaessmann

ZMBH, University of Heidelberg, Germany

The evolution of mammalian gene expression programs

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Pathways of organelle-organelle cross-talk and their role(s) in cell metabolism and homeostasis

Carien Niessen

Department of Dermatology and CECAD, University of Cologne, Germany

Cell adhesion and polarity signaling in making, maintaining and breaking epithelial barriers

Manajit Hayer-Hartl

MPI Munich, Germany

Chaperone machineries for the biogenesis and metabolic repair of RuBisCO, the most abundant enzyme in nature

David Agard


Structural mechanisms of microtubule nucleation and centrosome assembly

Pamela Ronald

University of California Davis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

Serving up Science: Plant Genetics and the Future of Food