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

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.

Fall 2018

Thursday
August 23

Lotti Brose, Sullivan Lab, Dissertation Defense

When the Time is Right: Regulation of Cell Division in Drosophila

2-3pm

*Biomed 200*

Monday
Sept. 24 

Elaine Mardis, PhD, Co-Executive Director, The Institute for Genomic Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Creating a System for Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine

Hosted by Olena Morozova Vaske

Friday
Sept. 28 

TBD

Monday
Oct. 1

 Mark Hochstrasser, Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University

Manipulation of the Ubiquitin System by Bacterial Endosymbionts

Hosted by Bill Sullivan

Friday
Oct. 5

David Ramrath, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, ETH Zurich

Evolutionary shift toward protein-based architecture in trypanosomal mitochondrial ribosomes

Hosted by Harry Noller

Monday
Oct. 8

Nadia Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Oregon

Phenotypic Plasticity In Recombination

Hosted by Needhi Bhalla

Friday
Oct. 12

Needhi Bhalla, Associate Professor, MCD Biology, UCSC

 A Tale of Two Checkpoints

Tuesday
Oct. 16

11:00a-12:00p

Biomed
200

Tim Karr, Professor, Arizona State University School of Life Sciences

 Post-copulatory Sexual Selection Rewires Protein Networks

Hosted by Bill Sullivan

*Biomed 200*

Friday
Oct. 19

Zhu Wang, Assistant Professor, MCD Biology, UCSC

A Tale of two cell types - homeostasis in the prostate epithelium

Monday
Oct. 22

 Sandra Wolin, M.D., PhD, Chief RNA Biology Laboratory Senior Investigator, Section on Noncoding RNAs and RNPs

The Ro60 Autoantigen and its Associated Noncoding Y RNAs: A Bedside to Bench and Back Again Story

Hosted by Jeremy Sanford 

Friday
Oct. 26

Teresa Maria Linda Scholz, Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Workshop on Microaggressions

Hosted by Londen Johnson

12-2PM

*Biomed 200*

Monday
Oct. 29

Peter Penzes, Professor of Physiology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine 

Mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction in neurodevelopmental disorders

Hosted by Yi Zuo

Friday
Nov. 2

Karmella Haynes, Assistant Professor, Ira A. Fulton School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University

Development and application of synthetic chromatin-binding proteins for cell biology research

Hosted by Needhi Bhalla

Monday
Nov. 5

Montserrat Anguera, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Dynamic Maintenance of X-chromosome Inactivation in Female Lymphocytes
 
Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Friday
Nov. 9

Alice Telesnitsky, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Michigan Medical School

The Fates and Folds of HIV-1 RNA
 
Hosted by Al Zahler

Monday
Nov. 12

No Seminar - Veterans Day

Wednesday
Nov. 14

1st Rotation Talks 12:30-2pm Biomed 200

Thursday
Nov. 15

1st Rotation Talks 12:30-2pm Biomed 200

Friday
Nov. 16

1st Rotation Talks 12:30-2pm Biomed 200

Monday
Nov. 19

Saba Valadkhan, Assistant Professor, M.D., PhD, Department of Biology, Case Western

TBD

Hosted by Susan Carpenter

Thursday
22-23

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday
Nov. 26

TBD

Friday
Nov. 30

TBD

Monday
Dec. 3

TBD

Friday
Dec. 7

TBD

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.