MCD Biology Seminars

The Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology Department seminar series (BIOL291 & BIOL292) occurs every Monday and Friday of the academic year 12:00-1:05 PM in Natural Sciences Annex 101 *unless otherwise noted. 

You can add the calendar below to your personal Google calendar by clicking the Google Calendar icon on the bottom left corner of the calendar below.

Winter 2018


Monday
Jan. 8 

Viviana Risca, Postdoc, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine (Job Candidate)

Bridging the Chromatin Structure Gap: Sequence-Resolved Mapping of Local Nucleosome Contacts in Intact Cells

Hosted by John Tamkun

Tuesday
Jan. 9

Tom Cech, Professor, Depatment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder

LncRNAs, PRC2 Recruitment and Epigenetic Silencing

Hosted by Sergio Covarrubias and Paul Goetsch

*Biomed 200, 12 PM to 1 PM*

Wednesday
Jan. 10

Casey Gifford, Postdoc, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF School of Medicine (Job Candidate)

Oligogenic Inheritance and Effects of Modifier Genes in Cardiovascular Disease

Hosted by Daniel Kim

Friday
Jan. 12

Leslie Crews, Assistant Professor, Division of Regenerative Medicine, Moores Cancer Center and Sanford Consortium  (Job Candidate)

Inflammation-Response Pathways Promote Malignant Regeneration in Multiple Myeloma

Hosted by Zhu Wang

Monday
Jan. 15

No Seminar - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Wednesday
Jan. 17

Sharmistha Kundu, Research Assistant, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School (Job Candidate)

3D-Architecture Remodeling of Chromatin by Polycomb Complex PRC1

Hosted by Ro Kamakaka

Friday
Jan. 19

 Olena Morozova, Professor, UCSF (Job Candidate)

Comparative RNA-Seq Analysis Yields Insights Into New Therapeutic Targets for Pediatric Tumors

Hosted by Zhu Wang

Monday
Jan. 22

 

Wei Li, Senior Investigator, Retinal Neurophysiology Section, National Eye Institute

Talk Title: TBD

Hosted by Yi Zuo

*Dr. Li's talk is in Nat Sci Annex 101 at our regular seminar time*

Upasna Sharma,  Postdoc, University of Massachusetts Medical School  (Job Candidate)

Talk Title: TBD

Hosted by Susan Strome

*Dr. Sharma's talk is in Biomed 200, 10 AM to 11 AM*

Tuesday
Jan. 23

2nd Rotation Talks 

*Biomed 200, 12:30 PM to 2 PM*

Wednesday
Jan. 24

 Stephanie Johnson, Postdoc, UCSF (Job Candidate)

Remodeling of Chromatin Structures by ATP-Dependent Molecular Motors

Hosted by Ro Kamakaka

*Dr. Johnson's talk is in Biomed 300, 12 PM to 1 PM*

 

2nd Rotation Talks 

*Biomed 200, 12:30 PM to 2 PM*

Thursday
Jan. 25

 2nd Rotation Talks 

*Biomed 200, 12:30 PM to 2 PM*

Friday
Jan. 26

No talks scheduled

Monday
Jan. 29

Fred Sauvage, Vice President and Staff Scientist, Molecular Oncology Genentech

Talk Title: TBD 

Hosted by Zhu Wang

Wednesday
Jan. 31

Emily Sylwestrak, Stanford University, (Job Candidate)
Friday
Feb. 2
Jennifer Treweek, Caltech, (Job Candidate)
Monday
Feb. 5

Drew Endy, Associate Professor, Stanford University

Building Anew, Biology:  From Genetic Computing to Synthetic Cells

Hosted by Ro Kamakaka

Friday
Feb. 7

Scott Owen, UCSF (Job Candidate)

Talk Title TBD

Friday
Feb. 9

Hojoon Lee, Columbia University (Job Candidate)

Talk Title TBD

Monday
Feb. 12

Euiseok Kim, Salk Institute (Job Candidate)

Talk Title TBD

Friday
Feb. 16

Kevin Beier, Standford University (Job Candidate)

Talk Title TBD

Monday
Feb. 19
No Seminar - Presidents' Day
Friday
Feb. 21

Jianing Yu, (Job Candidate)

 Talk Title TBD

Friday
Feb. 23
Lindsay De Biase, National Institute of Health, (Job Candidate)
Monday
Feb. 26
Open Date
Friday
March 2

Keith Yamamoto, Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Jordan Ward 

Monday
March 5

Tom Misteli, National Institute of Health

Talk Title TBD

Hosted by Jeremy Sanford

Friday
March 9
Open date

Anyone needing special arrangements to accommodate a disability should call 831-459-4986 or email astouras@ucsc.edu two weeks prior to the seminar they wish to attend.