Molecular and Cell Biology

MCB Seminar Schedule 2014-2015

September 2014

25
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Developing Inhibitors of TdP1 Protein for Anticancer Therapy
Sanjay V. Malhotra, PhD, FRSC, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH


October 2014

23
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
A new face of B cells: The regulatory and pathogenic functions of B cells in cancer escape and aging
Arya Biragyn, PhD, Senior Investigator, Chief, Immunoregulation Section, LMBI, National Institute on Aging, NIH


November 2014

6
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Sirtuins are Viral Restriction Factors
Thomas Shenk, PhD, James S. Elkins Jr. Professor in the Life Sciences, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University


20
Seminar
MCB
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Biophysical studies of HTLV-1 particle structure and assembly
Louis Mansky, PhD, Professor & Director, Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, mansky@umn.edu , Host – Dr. Giam


December 2014

19
Seminar
MCB
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room A
Post-Transcriptional Gene regulation by IncRNPs
Myriam Gorospe, PhD, Senior Investigator, Chief, RNA Regulation Section, Laboratory of Genetics, National Institute of Aging, NIH


January 2015

8
Student Seminars
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
"Spontaneous Aggregation and Novel Signalosome Organization of BENTA-Associated CARD11 Mutants in Lymphocytes" by Jeffrey Stinson
"Age-dependent Disruptions to Signaling Networks in the Hippocampus of the Ts65Dn Mouse Model of Down Syndrome" by Derek Holman
Jeffrey Stinson and Derek Holman


22
Seminar
MCB
3:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Short & Long Noncoding RNAs & Their Roles in Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus Biology & Pathogenesis
Rolfe Renne, PhD, Professor, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Host – Dr. Mattapallil


February 2015

5
Student Seminars
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
"Posttranscriptional Regulation of Inflammatory Genes in Cystic Fibrosis" by Motohiro Tsuchiya
​"Proteins with Intrinsically Disordered Domains are Preferentially Recruited to Polyglutamine Aggregates" by Margaret Wear
Motohiro Tsuchiya, Margaret Wear


March 2015

5
Seminar
MCB
TBA
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TBA
Genome Organization in Development and Aging
Yixian Zhang, PhD, Carnegie Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Embryology, 3520 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD, zheng@ciwemb.edu, Host – Dr. Xiang

12
Seminar
MCB
TBA
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TBA
Why can't we cure HIV infection?
John Coffin, PhD Professor Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University, Boston, MA, Host – Dr.Giam

19
Seminar
MCB
TBA
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TBA
Integrating T cell signals
Pamela Schwartzberg, PhD, Chief & Senior Investigator, Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD pams@nhgri.nih.gov, Host – Dr. Snow