Sept. 9 Seminar: Tony Capra

Tony Capra, Ph. D.

Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University

“Comparative and Functional Genomics of Human-specific Gene Regulation”

Monday, September 9, 2013

MRBIII room 1220

Refreshments at 3:45 and seminar starts at 4:10

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September 2 Seminar: Sergio Grinstein

Sergio Grinstein, Ph. D.

University of Toronto

“Imaging phagocytosis: receptors, phospholipids and the cytoskeleton”

Monday, September 2, 2013

122o MRBIII

Refreshements at 3:45, seminar starts at 4:10 pm

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August 26 Seminar: Irene Newton

IRENE NEWTON, PH.D.

Indiana University, Bloomington

“Necessity is the mother of invention: actin manipulations by the ubiquitous intracellular parasite Wolbachia

Monday, August 26, 2013

1220 MRBIII

3:45 Tea time

4:10 Seminar

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Biological Sciences IGP Orientation Day: August 15

Biological Sciences Orientation Day

For first year IGP students

Thursday, August 15

Third floor MRBIII

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Dissertation Defense: Greg Sowd

Dissertation Defense:

Greg Sowd

from the lab of Ellen Fanning

DNA DAMAGE SIGNALING ORCHESTRATES SV40CHROMATIN REPLICATION

Stevenson Center room 2212

1PM, Tuesday August 13, 2013

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Departmental Picnic: May 18

Biological Sciences Departmental Picnic

bring family; dogs welcome, too

Saturday, May 18

11:30-3:00

Edwin Warner Park, Picnic Area #3

50 Vaughn Rd, Nashville, TN 37221

Directions:

From East (Vanderbilt): Follow West End westward until it forks. Follow the left fork which is Highway 100. Take Highway 100 for 3.2 miles and turn left on to Old Hickory Blvd. Drive 0.7 miles and turn right on to Vaughn Rd.  Drive 0.4 miles and turn right into the entrance of Edwin Warner Park.

From West (Bellevue): Follow Highway 100 eastward. Turn right on to Old Hickory Blvd. (WARNING: Old Hickory Blvd. comes from the north and joins Highway 100 before it goes south again.) Drive 0.7 miles on Old Hickory and turn right on to Vaughn Rd.  Drive 0.4 miles and turn right into the entrance of Edwin Warner Park.

From North (I-40 and Old Hickory Blvd.): Follow Old Hickory Blvd southward for about 4 miles from I-40. Turn left on to Highway 100. Continue about 0.7 miles and turn right onto Old Hickory Blvd. Drive 0.7 miles and turn right on to Vaughn Rd.  Drive 0.4 miles and turn right into the entrance of Edwin Warner Park.

From South (Hillsboro Rd.): Follow Hillsboro Rd. northward until reaching Old Hickory Blvd. Turn left on to Old Hickory Blvd. Follow Old Hickory Blvd for 2.1 miles and turn left on to Vaughn Rd. Drive 0.4 miles and turn right into the entrance of Edwin Warner Park.

From South (I-65 south of Nashville): Follow I-65 northward until Exit 71, Old Hickory Blvd. Follow Old Hickory Blvd. westward for 6.5 miles and turn left on to Vaughn Rd. Drive 0.4 miles and turn right into the entrance of Edwin Warner Park.

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April 29 RIPs: Sataree Khuansuwan and Neil Dani

Biological Sciences Graduate Student RIPs:

Sataree Khuansuwan

Title: “Genetic control of asymmetric neuronal migration and specification in the zebrafish brain”

and
Neil Dani
Title: TBA

Monday, April 29th @ 4:10pm
Refreshments/Tea Time served at 3:45pm
Biological Sciences/MRB III Lecture Hall, Room 1220
Host: Department

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April 22 RIP: Corey Evans & Leonidas Salichos

 

The Department of Biological Sciences RIP

Corey Evans
from the lab of Donna Webb

“Regulation of dendritic spine development through
Asef2-mediated Rac signaling”
and

Leonidas Salichos
from the lab of Antonis Rokas

“Accurately inferring Ancient Divergences Requires Genes with Strong Phylogenetic Signal”

Monday, April 22nd @ 4:10pm
Refreshments/Tea Time served at 3:45pm
Biological Sciences/MRB III Lecture Hall, Room 1220

 

 

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April 11 Discovery Lecture: Lee Hartwell

Lee Hartwell, Ph.D.

  • Virginia G. Piper Chair in Personalized Medicine
  • Chief Scientist, Center for Sustainable Health, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
  • President Emeritus, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001

“The emerging world of biomarkers”

4:00 p.m., April 11, 2013

208 Light Hall

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April 8 RIP: Kamya Rajaram

Research in Progress Seminar:

Kamya Rajaram

from the Patton Lab

“miRNAs in zebrafish retina regeneration”

Monday, April 8, 2013 at 4:10 pm

1220 MRBIII

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