Molecular Life Sciences Seminar Series

Autumn 2022 schedule

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 4-5pm in room 170 Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute (DHLRI)

August 30, 2022

Polly Fordyce & Daniel Herschlag
Stanford University
The joys, challenges and rewards of collaboration: A revolutionary new approach to understanding enzymes and a new friend?
Host: OSBP Students, Brian Scarpitti,

September 13, 2022

Jae Jung
The Cleveland Clinic
Proinflammatory Programmed Cell Death
Host: Jian Zhu,

September 20, 2022

Jim Kadonaga
University of California-San Diego
New Explorations in Chromatin Dynamics and Transcription by RNA Polymerase II
Host: Dario Palmieri,

September 27, 2022

Christopher Lengner
University of Pennsylvania
Probing lineage in cancer metastasis
Host: Christoph Lepper,

October 4, 2022

MCDB Annual 3 Minute Thesis event
October 11, 2022

October 11, 2022

Stephen Goff
Columbia University
Silencing of Retroviral DNA Expression Before and After Integration
Host: Amit Sharma,

October 18, 2022

Keiko Torii
University of Texas-Austin
Breaking the Silence: How to Make Small Plant Mouths that Support Our Sustenance
Host: Kotaro Nakanishi,

October 25, 2022

Jan Lammerding
Cornell University
Squish and squeeze – nuclear mechanobiology in cell migration and muscle disease
Host: MCDB Students, Emily Franz,

November 1, 2022

Egle Cekanaviciute
NASA Space Biosciences Research Branch
The effect of spaceflight and space radiation on the central nervous system
Host: MCDB Students, Emily Franz,

November 8, 2022

Enrique De La Cruz
Yale School of Medicine
How cells use chemistry and physics to break and remodel the bones that power their movements
Host: Sarah Heissler,

November 15, 2022

Benjamin Gewurz
Harvard Cancer Center & Bringham & Women's Hospital
Epigenetic and Metabolomic Programming of Epstein-Barr virus Latency States
Host: Jian Zhu,

December 6, 2022

Yifan Cheng
University of California-San Francisco
Single particle cryo-EM of TRPV1: from atomic structures to gating mechanism
Host: Tianmin Fu,