Seminars

Fall 2021 Seminar Schedule

Sep 28

MCB BRiDGE Impacts Talk:  My symbiosis with science: striving towards personal authenticity in academia

University of California, Berkeley

11:30 Zoom talk; Please email mpenland@umass.edu if you are not already on the MCB email list and would like to receive the zoom link for this talk.

Hosts:  Carline Fermino do Rosario and Katherine Chacón-Vargas

Sep 28

MCB BRiDGE Seminar:  Understanding the molecular bases of human mitochondrial DNA replication

University of California, Berkeley

Zoom talk; Please email mpenland@umass.edu if you are not already on the MCB email list and would like to receive the zoom link for this talk.

Hosts:  Carline Fermino do Rosario and Katherine Chacón-Vargas

Oct 5

Second Year Talks

Sam Schultz (Muller lab)
Janelle Welton (Mager lab)

Zoom seminar

Oct 12

Second Year Talks

Bao Nguyen (Stratton lab)
Daniel Splittstoesser (Alfandari lab)

Zoom seminar

Oct 19

Second Year Talks

Jay English (Pak lab)
Kylie Wong (Xiao lab)
Katie Rickelton (Babbitt lab)

Oct 26

Second Year Talks

Hyerim Ban (Andrews/Schiffman labs)
Patrick Ryan (Lee lab)
Andrew Shultz (Rauch lab)

Zoom seminar

Nov 2

Using Stochastic Models of Cancer Evolution for Therapeutic Design

Penn State

Host:  Shelly Peyton
Co-sponsor:  UMass Med

Nov 9

The Discovery of Microbial Insulins  and Their Potential Role in Human Disease

Boston College

Host:  Can Özden

Nov 16

A morphogenesis-related NDR Kinase orchestrates Aspergillus fumigatus pathogenic fitness

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Host:  John Gibbons

Nov 30

Coordinating Membrane Trafficking and Cytoskeletal Dynamics in Neuronal Morphogenesis

University of North Carolina

Host:  Lillian Fritz-Laylin

Dec 7

Structure-Based Insights into the Control of Heme Biosynthesis

Vanderbilt

Host:  Justyne Ogdahl