Past Wednesday Lectures

April 9, 2003
Susan Lindquist - Whitehead Institute
Prions: How Strange Diseases and Strange Genetics Produce New Paradigms in Biology
April 2, 2003
Marty Chalfie - Columbia University
A Molecular Model for Mechanosensation in C. elegans
March 26, 2003
Robert Cohen - University of Kansas
Polarization of the Drosophila Oocyte
March 19, 2003
Minx Fuller - Stanford University
Life's a Niche: Regulation Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation
March 12, 2003
Malcolm Whitman - Harvard Medical School
Regulation and Function of TGFß Signals during early Embryonic Patterning
March 4, 2003
Monica Justice - Baylor College of Medicine
Mouse Mutagenesis: Defining Gene Function and Modeling Human Disease
February 26, 2003
Margaret Goodell - Baylor College of Medicine
Mammary, Muscle, and Bone Marrow Stem Cells - Biology and Potential Plasticity
February 19, 2003
Joseph Takahashi - Northwestern University
Forward Genetics in the Mouse: Gene Discovery and Functional Analysis of Circadian and Brain Pathways
February 12, 2003
R. Sanders Williams - Duke University
Calcium-regulated Signaling Pathways Control Cellular Mass, Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Gene Expression in Cardiac and Skeletal Myocytes
February 5, 2003
Trudi Schupbach - Princeton University, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Control of Signaling through the EGF Receptor in Drosophila Oogenesis
January 29, 2003
Jeff Lichtman - Washington University
Monitoring Synapses in Living Animals
January 22, 2003
Steven Henikoff - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Evolution and Dynamics of Variant H3 Histones
January 15, 2003
Nahum Sonenberg - McGill University, Canada
Ribosome Recruitment in Eukaryotes: Regulation of Gene Expression and Cell Growth
January 8, 2003
Brandeis University
Exploring Chromosome Structure by Studying Recombination
December 11, 2002
Ross Cagan - Washington University
Viewing Programmed Cell Death and Oncogenesis through the Eye of a Fly
December 4, 2002
Ting Xie - Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Genetic and Molecular Studies on Stem Cell Regulation in Drosophila
November 20, 2002
Ken Peterson - University of Kansas Medical Center
Molecular Control of Human ß-globin Gene Switching
November 13, 2002
Thomas Sudhof - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Ca2+ Regulation of Synapse Function
November 6, 2002
Oliver Hobert - Columbia University
Axonal Organization in the Nervous System Relies on a Dedicated Maintenance Mechanism
October 30, 2002
Kees Weijer - Wellcome Trust Biocentre, University of Dundee
Chemotaxis and its Role in Gastrulation in the Chick