Biomolecular Seminar Series
20 (reserved for
September 27 (MCBB/CM) "Microbe,
toxic microbe, How does your cell wall grow?"
Perlstein (Dept of Chemistry,
Host: Ulla Hansen
October 4 (MCBB/CM) "Metallothionein, a
stress response protein with potential roles in chemical,
and psychological immunomodulation"
Speaker: Michael Lynes (Dept of
and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut)
Host: Eric Widmaier
October 18 (reserved for Department-wide talk)
"Endocytosis-Mediated Cell Death in Drosophila Photoreceptors"
"Roles of AhR and ER in Sexual Differentiation of the Brain:
the Switch from Female to Male"
Petersen (UMass Amherst)
Feld and Women
November 15 (Department-wide talk) "How Human
Health Depends on Biodiversity"
Chivian (Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the
Host: Tom Kunz
“Genetic Forms of Parkinson's
Chandra (Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration
Repair, Yale University)
"Bromodomain Coactivators in
Obesity, Cancer and Inflammation"
(Cancer Research Center, Boston University School of Medicine)
Host: Tom Gilmore
“Neural circuit analysis enabled by a new generation of
genetic & optical technologies, optogenetics”
(BU Biomedical Engineering)
(reserved for Department-wide
talk) Please note that this is a
March 7 (reserved for Department-wide talk) speaker
(MCBB/CM) "Regulation of actin
dynamics during tumor progression"
Gertler (MIT - Biology)
Host: Carolyn Ritterson Lew
March 28 (MCBB/CM) "Insights into evolution of the
nuclear receptor superfamily and circadian regulation from the sea
anemone Nematostella vectensis"
Host: Mara Feld
April 4 (Department-wide talk) "Forward Planning
mothering: Epigenetic co-adaption of brain and placenta"
Keverne (University of Cambridge)
Host: Michael Baum
April 11 "Molecular
synapse assembly by adhesive SynCAM interactions"
Speaker: Thomas Biederer
(Dept. Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University)
Host: Angelo Ho
April 25 (MCBB/CM) "Fishing for novel
regulators of liver development and regeneration"
Goessling (Harvard Stem Cell Institute/Harvard Medical
Host: Ulla Hansen
May 2 (MCBB/CM)
"miRNAs in heart and skeletal muscle"
Speaker: Da-Zhi Wang
Host: Frank Naya