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Donna Kashian Dr. Kishore Gopalakrishnan Wayne State University Microplastic movement in the environment: Can algae play a role? 2/1 12:30p-Zoom Victoria Meller Dr. Harmit Malik Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Rules of engagement: molecular arm races between host and viral genomes 2/8 12:30p-Zoom Marianna Sadagurski Dr. Deborah A Cory-Slechta University of Rochester TBD 2/15 12:30p-Zoom 2/22 12:30p-Zoom Lori Pile Dr. Charlie Fehl Wayne State University TBD 3/1 12:30p-Zoom BSGSA (Imad) Dr. Shaun Cowley University of Leicester Understanding the role of HDAC1/2 complexes in development and disease 3/8 12:30p-Zoom Donna Kashian Dr. Reagan Errera NOAA/GLERL Harmful algal bloom ecology from the coastal ocean to the Great Lakes 3/22 12:30p-Zoom Hanna Hariri Dr. Ming Li University of Michigan TBD 3/29 12:30p-Zoom Joy Alcedo Dr. Scott Alper University of Colorado TBD 4/5 12:30p-Zoom Victoria Meller Dr. Barbara Mellone University of Connecticut TBD 4/12 12:30p-Zoom Glen Hood Dr. Amy Iler Chicago Botanical Garden The ecological consequences of earlier life cycle events in response to climate change 4/19 12:30p-Zoom Jared Schrader Dr. Paola Mera UIUC TBD 4/26 12:30p-Zoom Hanaa Hariri Dr. Mike Henne UT Southwestern Medical Center TBD
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Date Time Host Speaker Institution Title 9/14
Penelope Higgs Dr. Josh Shrout University of Notre Dame The complexity of behavior exhibited by bacteria moving from here to there 9/21 12:30p-Zoom TBD 9/28 12:30p-Zoom Lori Pile Dr. Sophia Lunt Michigan State University Deciphering metabolic reprogramming in cancer 10/5 12:30p-Zoom Donna Kashian Dr. Mike Fracker University of Michigan Antipredator defenses in tadpoles: physiology to phenotype to performance 10/12 12:30p-Zoom Jared Schrader Dr. Sangjin Kim UIUC Probing birth and death of mRNAs in bacteria using single-molecule microscopy 10/19 12:30p-Zoom BSGSA (Bianca Pereira) Dr. Victor Ambros University of Massachusetts Genetic control of developmental timing in C. elegans 10/26 12:30p-Zoom Victoria Meller Dr. Athar Ansari Wayne State University Transcription this way --> Gene looping confers promotes directionality 11/2 12:30p-Zoom Penelope Higgs Dr. Sara Blumer-Schuette Oakland University The competition of carbon heats up: the genus Caldicellulosiruptor employs multiple strategies to adhere to plant polysaccharides 11/9 12:30p-Zoom Joy Alcedo Dr. Arjumand Ghazi Pitt Fat, fertility, and immunity in an aging worm 11/16 12:30p-Zoom Justin Kenney Dr. Karl Clark Mayo Clinic Genome engineering application for behavioral genetics and beyond 11/23 12:30p-Zoom TBD 11/30 12:30p-Zoom Tom Dowling (Corush) Dr. Luke Harmon Univeristy of Idaho TBD 12/7 12:30p-Zoom P.C Lee Dr. Mona Wu-Orr Armherst College TBD 12/14 12:30p-Zoom TBD
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Ed Golenberg Dr. Karen Hicks Kenyon College Dissecting the genetic basis of seasonal reproductive development in the moss Physcomitrella patens 1/13 12:30p- BSB 1167 Miriam Greenberg Dr. Hanaa Hariri UT Southwestern The emerging roles of organelle contact sites in metabolic homeostasis 1/29 12:30p- BSB 1167 Victoria Meller Dr. Amit Joshi University of North Carolina Lipid droplet and peroxisome biogenesis at specialized ER subdomains 2/3 12:30p- BSB 1167 2/10 12:30p- BSB 1167 Victoria Meller Dr. Amy Rumora University of Michigan Saturated and monounsaturated fatty acides differentially regulate nerve function in murine models of prediabetes 2/12 12:30p- BSB 1178 Lori Pile Dr. Laura Musselman Binghamton University Using Drosphila to probe the effects of dietary excess 2/17 12:30p- BSB 1167 BSGSA Dr. Philip Sharp
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dynamic condensates formed by phase transition in regulation of transcription 2/24 12:30p- BSB 1167 Weilong Hao Dr. Jian-Ping Xu McMaster University TBD 3/2 12:30p- BSB 1167 Jared Schrader Dr. Steph Weber McGill University TBD 3/16 12:30p- BSB 1167 Markus Friedrich Dr. Kate Feller University of Minnesota TBD 323 12:30p- BSB 1167 Marianna Sadagurski Dr. Diane Fingar University of Michigan TBD 3/30 12:30p- BSB 1167 Justin Kenney Dr. Karl Clark Mayo Clinic TBD 4/6 12:30p- BSB 1167 Joy Alcedo Dr. Arjumand Ghazi University of Pittsburgh TBD 4/13 12:30p- BSB 1167 PC Lee Dr. Arne Rietsch Case Western Reserve University TBD 4/20 12:30p- BSB 1167 Lori Pile Sophia Hunt Michigan State University TBD
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Dr. Sang Won Park Harvard University The role of BRD7 in glucose metabolism 9/16 12:30p- BSB 1167 Jared Schrader Dr. Anthony Vecchiarelli University of Michigan- Ann Arbor How do cyanobacteria spatially organize arguably the most important organelle on earth? 9/30 12:30p- BSB 1167 Victoria Meller Dr. Jared Schrader Wayne State University Bacterial RNP Bodies Organize mRNA Decay 10/7 12:30p- BSB 1167 Chuanzhu Fan Dr. Tim Karr Arizona State What mighty contest aries from trivial proteomics 10/14 12:30p- BSB 1167 Victoria Meller Dr. Penelope Higgs Wayne State University Regulation of cell fate segregation in the bacterium Myxococcus xanthus: a complex signal transduction and gene regulation network 10/21 12:30p- BSB 1167 Jared Schrader Dr. Jason Peters University of Wisconsin CRISPR-based Functional Genomics in Bacteria 10/28 12:30p- BSB 1167 Marianna Sadagurski Dr. Sabrina Diano Yale University Mitochondria and nutrient sensing in the brain 11/4 11/11 12:30p- BSB 1167 Tim Dowling Dr. Corey Anderson Valdosta State University New insight into gopher tortoise burrow ecology and seed dispersal based on point-process modeling 11/18 11/25 12:30p- BSB 1167 Haidong Gu Dr. Maria Kalamvoki University of Kansas Medical Center Biogenesis and functions of extracellular vesicles released during HSV-1 infection 12/2 12/9 12:30p- BSB 1167 BSGSA Dr. Mackenzie Mathis Harvard University Deep learning in the lab; how AI is enabling new insights into animal behavior
Date Host Speaker Institution Title 1/7 Haidong Gu Dr. Yuan He Wayne State University Department of Biochemistry, Immunology and Micorbiology The inflammasomes: Role in diseases and mechanism of action 1/14 Donna Kashian Dr. Vijay Kannappan Georgia Pacific 1/16 Victoria Meller Ben Koestler University of Texas Formate: Intracellular signal that promotes Shigella Pathogenesis 1/28 Markus Friedrich Dr. Peter Hoffmann Wayne State University 2/4 Justin Kenney Dr. Thomas Mueller Kansas State University The Homologs of Isocortes & Amygdala in Zebrafish- An Intergrative Evolutionary Developmental Perspective on Brain Function 2/6 Victoria Meller Dr. Ken Matreyek University of Washington Massively Parallel Assays for Protein Function in Disease 2/11 Jill Steiner Dr. Alan Wilson Auburn University Consequences of nutrient enrichment and herbivore adaptation for phytoplankton in lakes 2/13 Victoria Meller Dr. Eillen Tecle University of California, San Diego Investigating the regulation of the Intracellular Pathogen Response: A novel epithelial immune reaction. 2/18 Lori Pile Dr. Jason Tennessen Indiana University Studies of Cancer Metabolism using Drosophila as a Model System 2/20 Victoria Meller Dr. Pei Chung Lee NIH Hijacking the host Hippo pathway by a chimeric effector kinase of Legionella pneumophila 2/25 BSGSA Dr. Yusuf A Hannun Stonybrook Neutral sphingomyelinases, mechanisms and regulation 3/4 Victoria Meller Dr. Robert Blumenthal University of Toledo Global Regulation in Bacteria-Learning from Lrp 3/18 Jared Schrader Dr. Seth Childers University of Pittsburgh Compositional regulation of biomolecular condensates enables cell polarity in a bacterium 3/25 Haidong Gu Dr. Zhilong Yang Kansas State University Selective protein synthesis during poxvirus-induced host shutoff 4/1 Aleksandar Popadić Dr. Ehab Abouheif McGill University What soldier and super soldier ants teach us about development and evolution 4/8 Penelope Higgs Dr. Jonathan Dworkin Columbia University A mechanism for quiescence in bacteria and yeast 4/15 Thomas Dowling Dr. Brian Verrelli VCU Evolutionary genomic applications to biomedicine and biodiversity 4/22 Markus Friedrich Dr. Elke Buschbeck University of Cincinnati