2018 Seminars

Fall Semester

October 2 -  Sean Megason, PhD 

Associate Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

Understanding the robustness of growth and form with single-cell imaging and sequencing in zebrafish

Host:  Dr. Laura Johnston

October 9  -  David R. Liu, PhD 

Richard Merkin Professor and Director of the Merkin Institute of Transformative Technologies in Healthcare

Broad Institute Core Institute Member and Vice-Chair of the Faculty

Director of the Chemical Biology and Therapeutic Sciences Program

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Harvard University Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Base Editing: Genome Editing Without Double-Stranded DNA Breaks

Host:  Dr. Alberto Ciccia

*October 16 at 3pm - Elcin Unal, PhD 

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

Unconventional modes of gene regulation and organelle remodeling drive meiosis

Host:  Dr. Luke E. Berchowitz

October 23- * Special Seminar at 3pm  - Karuna Ganesh, MD, PhD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Regenerative Plasticity in Metastasis Stem Cells

Host: Dr. Gerard Karsenty

Location:  ICRC-1st Floor Florence Auditorium

November 20  - Jason Brickner, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University

Transcription factors and nuclear pores control gene positioning within the nucleus

Host:  Dr. Rodney Rothstein

December 4 - Maxime Bouchard, PhD 

Professor, Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre, CANADA

Stem/progenitor cell homeostasis and lineage specification in prostate and urinary tract development

Host:  Dr. Cathy Mendelsohn

December 18 - David Sprinzak, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Tel Aviv University

Precise patterning in the inner ear – the interplay between signaling and forces

Host:  Dr. Benjamin Ohlstein