Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Jan 21

Spatial and temporal regulation of non-muscle myosin II

Reed College

Host: Katherine Chacon-Vargas
MCB Bridge Seminar
ISB, Room 221

Jan 22

Training the next generation of diverse scientists and making sure everyone has a place at the table

Reed College

11:15 am
Commonwealth Honors College, Room 160 East

Host: Katherine Chacon-Vargas
MCB Bridge Impacts Talk

Jan 28

A modified ubiquitin code for responding to cellular stress

Vanderbilt University 

Host: Eric Strieter
ISB, Room 221

Feb 4

Post-transcriptional regulation of axonal CaMKII accumulation

Brandeis University 

Host: Meg Stratton
ISB, Room 221

Feb 11

Regulation of brown and beige fat activation by dietary factors

UMass Amherst

Host:  Scott Garman
ISB, Room 221

Feb 25

Molecular mechanisms underlying Munc18-1 linked encephalopathies and rational rescue strategies

Weill Cornell Medical College 

Host: ChangHui Pak
ISB, Room 221

Mar 3

Diverse chemical sensors formed by bacterial riboswitches

Yale University 

Host: Mingxu You
ISB, Room 221

Mar 10

Regulation of bacterial cell growth by (p)ppGpp

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Host: Peter Chien
ISB, Room 221

Mar 24


University of California Berkeley

Host: Meg Stratton
ISB, Room 221

Apr 2

Investigating the complex yet reproducible nature of development

Ohio State University 

Host: Madelaine Bartlett
PB/MCB Bridge Seminar - THURSDAY
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Apr 7

Spliceosome biochemistry in the era of cryo-EM

University of Wisconsin Madison

Hosts: Eric Strieter and Anne Gershenson
ISB, Room 221

Apr 14

From bacteria to ticks: How organisms target specific bacterial cell wall types

University of California San Francisco

Host: Peter Chien
ISB, Room 221

Apr 21


University of Utah 

Host: Lilian Fritz-Laylin   
ISB, Room 221

Apr 22

13th Annual Kaulenas Lecture
Prions causing neurodegenerative disease

Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Host: Amanda Woerman
Sponsored by the Initiative on Neurosciences (IONs) at UMass
Wednesday, Location: ISB Room 135

Apr 28


University of Massachusetts Medical School 

Host: Alicia Timme-Laragy
ISB, Room 221

May 5

First-Year Rotation Talks

Location TBD