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Fall 2007 Seminars

Fall 2007 BB Seminar Program

All seminars are Fridays at 3:30 in ALS4001

Date: Sept 28, 2007
Speaker: Cancelled due to CGRB Fall Retreat

Date: October 5, 2007
Speaker: Karl Drlica Ph.D. (The Mathews Lecture)
Affiliation: Public Health Research Institute
Title: Refining fluoroquinolones for dormant and drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Host: Chris Mathews; Happy hour at his house I think!

Date: October 12, 2007
Speaker: Mitchell Turker Ph.D.
Affiliation: CROET , OHSU
Title:Gene Silencing is a Gradual Process in Mammalian Cells
Host: Michael Freitag

Date: October 19, 2007
Speaker: Ellen M. Carpenter; Associate Professor
Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry; UCLA School of Medicine
Title: Transcription and Transduction: Many Ways To Build an Embryo
Host: Michael Gross

Date: October 26, 2007--No seminar

Date: November 2, 2007
Speaker: Andy Berglund, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon
Title: Non-canonical elements in pre-mRNA splicing and a toxic RNA molecule

Date: November 9, 2007
Speaker: Keith Nylan
Affiliation: Beckman Lab, Dept. of Biochem/Biophys., OSU
Title: Direct Detection of Metal Bound SOD1 from ALS Animal Models
Host: Joe Beckman

Date: November 16, 2007
Speaker: Hui Zong; Assistant Professor
Affiliation: Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon
Title: Modeling tumor initiation at the single-cell resolution with mouse mosaic genetic system
Host: Michael Gross

Date: November 23, 2007
(Thanksgiving) No Seminar
Host: The turkey

Date: November 30, 2007 (Last day of dead week)
Speakers: Rotation Talks by first year students
Host: Michel Freitag