Genetics Colloquium - Spring 2017

Wednesdays, 3:30 PM, Auditorium (Room 1111) of the Genetics/Biotech Building

1/18/2017

PAYSEUR

Chris Hittinger – University of Wisconsin, Madison – Genetics

“Genetic interfaces between the DNA damage response, metabolism, and neurodegeneration”

1/25/2017

LOEWE

Jonathan Arnold  University of Georgia - Genetics Jonathan Arnold – University of Georgia - Genetics ​

 Are there clocks in single cells that synchronize? “Are there clocks in single cells that synchronize?”

2/1/2017

LAMMING

Brian Kennedy  The Buck Institute for Research on AgingBrian Kennedy – The Buck Institute for Research on Aging

 “The Where and Why of the mTOR pathway”

 2/8/2017

CHANG

Bo Liu – University of Wisconsin, Madison – Vascular Surgery

Necroptosis----signaling pathway and disease implications”

 2/15/2017

CHANG

Zhen Huang – University of Wisconsin, Madison – Neurology

 “Cell-cell signaling and epigenetic regulation of blood vessel development in the brain”

 2/22/2017

ZHONG

Robert Schmitz – University of Georgia -  Genetics

 “Identification of mechanisms underlying the origins of spontaneous epigenetic variation”

 3/1/2017

HITTINGER

Laura Rusche – New York University, Buffalo - Biology

“Sirtuin deacetylases as evolutionary rewiring points”

3/8/2017

SKOP

Sue Biggins – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/HHMI 

 “How do cells get the right chromosomes?”

3/15/2017

SKOP

Wallace Marshall – University of California, San Francisco – Biochemistry and Biophysics 

 “Pattern formation and regeneration in a single cell”

3/22/2017

 

****SPRING BREAK****

3/29/2017

PELEGRI

Mike Shapiro – University of Utah – Biology 

 “Feathered feet and fancy features: genetics and development of diversity in Darwin's pigeons”

4/5/2017

CHANG

Qiufu Ma – Harvard Medical School - Neurobiology 

“Spinal circuits transmitting mechanical pain and itch”

4/12/2017

YIN

Paul Shaw – University of Washington in St. Louis

“Can sleep fix a broken brain?”

4/19/2017

GRADSTUD

Dean Dawson – Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 

 “Do invisible threads between centromeres ensure the proper segregation of homologous yeast chromosomes?”

4/26/2017

POOL

Kristi Montooth – University of Nebraska, Lincoln - Biology 

“Evolutionary genetics, plasticity and ontogeny of physiological performance in flies”

5/23/2017

PAYSEUR

Francesca Cole – University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis

“Meiotic recombination and chromosome segregation”