Princeton University Molecular Biology - Calendar of Events http://molbio.princeton.edu Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:14:41 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Doris Tsao (CalTech) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/306-Tsao http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/306-Tsao Location: No Location Available (TBD) -
Category: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Date: Thu, Apr 03, 2014 - Thu, Apr 03, 2014
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Neuroscience Seminar Series

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Doris Tsao

Doris Tsao
California Institute of Technology
 
Mission The goal of our research is to understand the brain mechanisms for object recognition and spatial vision in primates. How does the brain construct a geometrically accurate percept of 3D space and how does it recognize the myriad objects within it? Approach he primate visual system contains a large number of distinct areas specialized for different functions. We use fMRI in alert monkeys to identify the regions most activated by a specific visual function, and then we use electrophysiology, microstimulation, optogenetics, anatomical tracing, and mathematical modeling to understand the detailed processing occurring within these areas. FMRI gives a global perspective of activity across the entire brain, revealing all the activated areas, while targeted single-unit recordings allow one to understand the function of each area in terms of spiking patterns of single neurons.

Hosted by Sabine Kastner

 
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http://tsaolab.caltech.edu/?q=People_Tsao

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Princeton Neuroscience Institute Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Mala Misra http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/332-Misra http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/332-Misra Location: Schultz Lab, 107 - Princeton
Category: Developmental Colloquium
Date: Fri, Apr 04, 2014 - Fri, Apr 04, 2014
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Developmental Biology Colloquia

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Web - No PhotoMala Misra
princeton University

 

 

 

 

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Developmental Colloquium Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Jeffrey Leek (Johns Hopkins) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/304-Leek http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/304-Leek Location: Carl Icahn Lab, 101 - Princeton
Category: Quantitative & Computional Biology
Date: Mon, Apr 07, 2014 - Mon, Apr 07, 2014
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Quantitative & Computational Biology

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jeffrey leekJeffrey Leek
Johns Hopkins University
 
I develop quantitative tools for summarizing and understanding high-dimensional genomic data.
 
 
 

 

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TBA

Research Lab

http://www.biostat.jhsph.edu/~jleek/research.html

 

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Quantitative & Computional Biology Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Steven McCarroll (Harvard University) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/285-McCarroll http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/285-McCarroll Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Wed, Apr 09, 2014 - Wed, Apr 09, 2014
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Web - No PhotoSteven McCarroll
Harvard University

Steve McCarroll is a professor in the Genetics Department of Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of Genetics at the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute.

Steve was a Ph.D. student in Cori Bargmann’s lab (genetics and neuroscience in C. elegans) at U.C. San Francisco, then a postdoc in David Altshuler’s lab (human genetic polymorphism and the genetic basis of complex phenotypes) at MGH and the Broad Institute.

 

Seminar Topic

Where is the rest of the human genome?

Whole-genome sequencing is increasingly used to search for genetic variants underlying human disease.  In this seminar, I will describe ways in which every sequencing experiment can also be used to teach us surprising things about how genomes work in everyone.  First, there is extensive human genome sequence that is missing from maps of the human genome – but using a combination of mathematics and historical mixtures of human populations, we learned where these genes have been hiding and how they have remained hidden from view.  Second, we find that some regions of the human genome segregate in many different structural forms within human populations, an "extreme" form of structural variation that is contributing to human phenotypes.  Third, we developed ways to use whole genome sequence data to study active processes of DNA replication in human cells, with a surprising finding about how DNA replication varies from person to person.

 

Research Lab

 The McCarroll Lab

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Mark Churchland (Columbia) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/307-Churchland http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/307-Churchland Location: No Location Available (TBD) -
Category: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 - Thu, Apr 10, 2014
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Neuroscience Seminar Series

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Mark Churchland

Mark Churchland
Columbia University
 
Your brain, and the neurons within it, respond to external stimuli such as a friend's face or voice. At the other extreme, the final output of your brain is a set of commands sent to your muscles. Yet most of the brain's activity is neither a reflexive response nor a direct motor command. The brain sustains and generates its own activity, and this is at the heart of the remarkable feats it can accomplish.

A central goal of our laboratory is to understand the neural dynamics that allow the brain to generate its own activity. We approach this problem in the context of voluntary movement. Voluntary movement requires a series of internally generated events that must unfold over time before the overt movement is produced. This gives us a unique opportunity to study activity that is internally generated but still relates to measureable events (e.g., the speed or accuracy of a movement).

We take a dynamical systems approach to understanding the neural events that drive movement. We are particularly interested in uncovering the 'rules of neural motion.' In this view, the right way to understand internally generated activity is to decipher how and why the neural 'state' at one moment in time leads to the neural state at the next moment in time.

Our belief is that an understanding of neural dynamics will shed a great deal of light on how the brain generates and controls movement normally, and on how this process can go awry in disease.

 
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http://churchlandlab.neuroscience.columbia.edu/

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Princeton Neuroscience Institute Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Cheng Shi http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/333-Shi http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/333-Shi Location: Schultz Lab, 107 - Princeton
Category: Developmental Colloquium
Date: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 - Fri, Apr 11, 2014
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Developmental Biology Colloquia

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Web - No PhotoCheng Shi
princeton University

 

 

 

 

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Developmental Colloquium Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Stephen Kowalczykowski (UC Davis) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/274-Kowalczykowski http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/274-Kowalczykowski Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 - Wed, Apr 16, 2014
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MolBio Seminar Series

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Stephen KowalczykowskiStephen Kowalczykowski
University of California, Davis

Dr. Stephen Kowalczykowski received his Ph.D. in chemistry and biochemistry with Dr. Jacinto Steinhardt at Georgetown University.  His postdoctoral training was with Dr. Peter von Hippel at the University of Oregon.  Dr. Kowalczykowski started his independent faculty career in 1981 at Northwestern University Medical School. In 1991, he relocated to the University of California at Davis with the rank of Full Professor. He subsequently served as the Chair of Microbiology and the Director of the Center for Genetics and Development; currently, he is a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and of Molecular and Cell Biology.  Dr. Kowalczykowski’s honors include election to the National Academy of Sciences (2007), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2005), the American Academy of Microbiology (2003), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2001). Dr. Kowalczykowski’s research programs focus on the molecular mechanisms of recombinational DNA repair; the biochemical functions of DNA helicases; single-molecule biophysical analysis of protein-nucleic acid interactions; and BRCA2 and the molecular etiology of breast cancer.

Seminar Topic

Single-Molecule Visualization of Protein-DNA Complexes: Understanding Biology, One Molecule at a Time 

We can now watch individual proteins acting on single molecules of DNA. Visualization is achieved by capturing a single DNA molecule with optical traps or by tethering to a glass surface. Proteins are visualized via fluorescent reporters, and molecules are manipulated using microfluidic flowcells. Using these approaches, we have imaged proteins functioning in the homology-directed repair of DNA breaks. We can image the search for DNA homology conducted by the RecA, the self-assembly of RecA and RAD51 on DNA, and the function of mediators such as RecFOR and BRCA2.

Research Lab

 http://microbiology.ucdavis.edu/kowalczykowski/

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
David Heeger (NYU) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/308-Heeger http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/308-Heeger Location: No Location Available (TBD) -
Category: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2014 - Thu, Apr 17, 2014
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Neuroscience Seminar Series

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david heeger

David Heeger
New York University
 
The research spans an interdisciplinary cross-section of engineering, psychology, and neuroscience. In the fields of perceptual psychology and systems/cognitive neuroscience, we have worked on computational models of neuronal processing in the visual system, psychophysical (perceptual psychology) measurements of human vision, and neuroimaging. In the fields of image processing, computer vision, and computer graphics, we have worked on motion estimation and image registration, wavelet image representations, anisotropic diffusion (edge-preserving noise reduction), image fidelity metrics (for evaluating image data compression algorithms), texture analysis/synthesis and scientific visualization.
 
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TBA

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http://www.cns.nyu.edu/heegerlab/?page=home

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Princeton Neuroscience Institute Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Stephanie C. Weber http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/334-Weber http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/334-Weber Location: Schultz Lab, 107 - Princeton
Category: Developmental Colloquium
Date: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 - Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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Developmental Biology Colloquia

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Web - No PhotoStephanie C. Weber
princeton University

 

 

 

 

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Developmental Colloquium Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Michael Eisen (UC Berkeley/LBNL) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/305-Eisen http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/305-Eisen Location: Carl Icahn Lab, 101 - Princeton
Category: Quantitative & Computional Biology
Date: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 - Mon, Apr 21, 2014
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Quantitative & Computational Biology

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Michael EisenMichael Eisen
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
 
Welcome to Michael Eisen's lab in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) at University of California at Berkeley (UCB) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL). We are part of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology of UCB and the Genomics Division of LBNL, and the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences. We are located in Stanley Hall on the Berkeley campus. Our lab applies computational and experimental genomic approaches to study how genome sequences specify organismal form and function. We are particularly interested in the regulation of gene expression, and focus on how the information that specifies when and where genes are expressed is encoded in genome sequences, the role that regulated gene expression plays in animal development and the response of microbes to their environments, and how variation in and evolution of gene expression contributes to phenotypic variation and the remarkable diversity of life on Earth. This site contains a more detailed description of our research projects, an introduction to members of the lab, reprints of all of our publications, free downloadable and web-based software for the analysis of genome sequences and DNA microarray data, and other useful links and information.
 
 
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Research Lab

http://www.eisenlab.org/eisen/

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Quantitative & Computional Biology Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Michael Levine (UC, Berkeley) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/345-michael-levine http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/345-michael-levine Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: Special Seminar
Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
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Michael Levine
University of california, berkeley
 
 
 
Seminar Topic

The Regulatory Genome in Animal Development and Evolution

Whole-genome comparisons suggest that organismal complexity scales with increasingly sophisticated mechanisms of gene regulation rather than increases in gene number. The genomes of higher animals are riddled with enhancers, with the human genome containing as many as a million enhancers. Thus, a typical gene is embedded in a complex regulatory landscape containing tens or hundreds of enhancers. An important future challenge is to integrate genome technologies with quantitative imaging methods to elucidate the functional organization of the regulatory genome during dynamic cellular processes. I will discuss our first efforts to examine enhancer dynamics in living embryos.

 

Research Lab

http://flydev.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/labpage/Levine_Lab/Welcome.html

 

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Special Seminar Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:34:49 -0400
Rui Costa (Champalimaud) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/309-Costa http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/309-Costa Location: PNI, Room A32 -
Category: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 - Thu, Apr 24, 2014
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Neuroscience Seminar Series

Speaker

Rui-Costa

Rui Costa
Champalimaud Center for the Unknown
 
To study actions is to study the way we do things, which is different than studying how we remember stimuli, or facts and events. Some actions are innate or pre-wired (like swallowing or breathing). Others are learned anew throughout life, likely through a process of trial and feedback. We currently focus on understanding the processes mediating the latter.

A growing body of evidence suggests that cortico-basal ganglia circuits are involved in action generation and selection, in skill learning, and in learning goal-directed actions and habits. We center our efforts on investigating the cortico-basal ganglia mechanisms underlying these processes using an across-level approach, from molecules to circuits.

We chose to implement this integrative approach in mice because they combine the power of genetics, a mammalian brain with canonical cortico-basal ganglia loops that can generate and propagate oscillatory activity, and the possibility of accurately quantifying simple behaviors like action initiation (with EMG recordings or using inertial sensors) and stereotypic skill learning, and more elaborate behaviors like goal-directed actions.

 
Seminar Topic

Generating and shaping novel action repertoires

research lab

http://www.neuro.fchampalimaud.org/en/research/investigators/research-groups/group/Costa/

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Free and open to the university community and the public

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Princeton Neuroscience Institute Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Jason P. Gleghorn http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/326-Gleghorn http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/326-Gleghorn Location: Schultz Lab, 107 - Princeton
Category: Developmental Colloquium
Date: Fri, Apr 25, 2014 - Fri, Apr 25, 2014
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Developmental Biology Colloquia

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Web - No PhotoJason P. Gleghorn
princeton University

 

 

 

 

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Research Lab

 

 

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Developmental Colloquium Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Robert Weinberg (MIT) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/340-Weinberg http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/340-Weinberg Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 - Tue, Apr 29, 2014
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MolBio Seminar Series

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Robert WeinbergRobert Weinberg
MIT

Dr. Robert A. Weinberg is a Founding Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and the American Cancer Society and Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  

Dr. Weinberg and his colleagues used transfection to identify the first human cancer-causing gene, the ras oncogene, and the first known tumor suppressor gene, RB, the retinoblastoma gene. Subsequently, his group isolated the hTERT gene encoding the telomerease enzyme and used this gene, together with others, to create the first genetically defined human cancer cells.   Their discovery that a series of transcription factors (Twist, Goosecoid, FOXC2) can program multiple steps of the invasion-metastasis cascade holds the promise of revealing how cancer cells within primary tumors are able to disseminate in the bodies of cancer patients, generating the metastases that are responsible for 90% of cancer-associated mortality. 

Dr. Weinberg is the author or editor of five books and more than 350 articles.  Among these are three books, intended for a lay audience: “One Renegade Cell”, "Racing to the Beginning of the Road: The Search for the Origin of Cancer" and "Genes and the Biology of Cancer," co-authored with Dr. Harold E. Varmus.  More recently, he has written a textbook, “The Biology of Cancer”.  He is an elected Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  He is a Member of the American Philosophical Society and the Institute of Medicine. 

Among Dr. Weinberg's many honors and awards are the Discover Magazine 1982 Scientist of the Year, the National Academy of Sciences/U.S. Steel Foundation Award in Molecular Biology, the Sloan Prize of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, the Bristol-Myers Award for Distinguished Achievement in Cancer Research, the Harvey Prize from the American Society for Technion/Israel Institute of Technology, the Gairdner Foundation International Award, the Keio Medical Foundation Prize, the 1997 National Medal of Science, the 2004 Wolf Foundation Prize, and the Prince of Asturias Science Prize.  He has served on scientific advisory boards for the Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna, Austria, the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel, and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Born in Pittsburgh in 1942, Dr. Weinberg received his B.S. (1964) and Ph.D. (1969) degrees in Biology from MIT. He undertook postdoctoral research at the Weizmann Institute and the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, and then returned to MIT in 1972.  In 1982, he was appointed Professor of Biology at MIT and that year became one of the Founding Members of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, also in Cambridge, MA.  In 2006 he was appointed as Director of MIT’s Ludwig Center for Cancer Research.

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Robert Weinberg (MIT) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/283-Weinberg http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/283-Weinberg Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 - Wed, Apr 30, 2014
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Robert WeinbergRobert Weinberg
MIT

Dr. Robert A. Weinberg is a Founding Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and the American Cancer Society and Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  

Dr. Weinberg and his colleagues used transfection to identify the first human cancer-causing gene, the ras oncogene, and the first known tumor suppressor gene, RB, the retinoblastoma gene. Subsequently, his group isolated the hTERT gene encoding the telomerease enzyme and used this gene, together with others, to create the first genetically defined human cancer cells.   Their discovery that a series of transcription factors (Twist, Goosecoid, FOXC2) can program multiple steps of the invasion-metastasis cascade holds the promise of revealing how cancer cells within primary tumors are able to disseminate in the bodies of cancer patients, generating the metastases that are responsible for 90% of cancer-associated mortality. 

Dr. Weinberg is the author or editor of five books and more than 350 articles.  Among these are three books, intended for a lay audience: “One Renegade Cell”, "Racing to the Beginning of the Road: The Search for the Origin of Cancer" and "Genes and the Biology of Cancer," co-authored with Dr. Harold E. Varmus.  More recently, he has written a textbook, “The Biology of Cancer”.  He is an elected Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  He is a Member of the American Philosophical Society and the Institute of Medicine. 

Among Dr. Weinberg's many honors and awards are the Discover Magazine 1982 Scientist of the Year, the National Academy of Sciences/U.S. Steel Foundation Award in Molecular Biology, the Sloan Prize of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, the Bristol-Myers Award for Distinguished Achievement in Cancer Research, the Harvey Prize from the American Society for Technion/Israel Institute of Technology, the Gairdner Foundation International Award, the Keio Medical Foundation Prize, the 1997 National Medal of Science, the 2004 Wolf Foundation Prize, and the Prince of Asturias Science Prize.  He has served on scientific advisory boards for the Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna, Austria, the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel, and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Born in Pittsburgh in 1942, Dr. Weinberg received his B.S. (1964) and Ph.D. (1969) degrees in Biology from MIT. He undertook postdoctoral research at the Weizmann Institute and the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, and then returned to MIT in 1972.  In 1982, he was appointed Professor of Biology at MIT and that year became one of the Founding Members of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, also in Cambridge, MA.  In 2006 he was appointed as Director of MIT’s Ludwig Center for Cancer Research.

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Edward Chang (UC Berkeley.SF) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/310-Chang http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/310-Chang Location: No Location Available (TBD) -
Category: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Date: Thu, May 01, 2014 - Thu, May 01, 2014
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Neuroscience Seminar Series

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chang edward

Edward Chang
UC Berkeley and San Francisco
 
Dr. Edward Chang directs a clinical research program that focuses on outcomes, decision-making, and safety improvement of cutting-edge treatments for epilepsy and trigeminal neuralgia. His basic research laboratory is dedicated to discovering the basic cortical mechanisms of speech processing, and transforming those insights to innovative new brain mapping algorithms and assistive neuroprosthetic devices for paralysis.
 
 
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TBA

research lab

http://neurosurgery.ucsf.edu/index.php/research_epilepsy_pain_chang.html

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Princeton Neuroscience Institute Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Daniel Geschwind (UCLA) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/282-Geschwind http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/282-Geschwind Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Wed, May 07, 2014 - Wed, May 07, 2014
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Web - No PhotoDaniel Geschwind
UCLA

 

 

 

 

Seminar Topic

"Integrative genomics in autism: A model for connecting genes to brain to behavior in neuropsychiatric disease"

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Alex Huk (UT Austin) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/311-Huk http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/311-Huk Location: No Location Available (TBD) -
Category: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Date: Thu, May 08, 2014 - Thu, May 08, 2014
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Alex Huk

Alex Huk
The University of Texas at Austin
 
Research in our lab focuses on how we see things move. We treat visual motion as a model system for investigating how the brain integrates information over space and time— as well as how these neural signals guide intelligent actions in a dynamic world.

Focusing our efforts within this framework allows us to study both the encoding and decoding of neural signals along a continuous pathway in the primate brain. In essence, we take an empirical perspective towards the underlying goal of understanding the neural code in cortex, i.e., what do action potentials and spike trains mean, given their location in the circuit and within a particular behavioral context?

The lab employs a variety of methods, including single-unit electrophysiology (with a current emphasis on multiple-neuron / multiple-area simultaneous recordings), functional magnetic resonance imaging, psychophysics, and computational modeling.

 
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TBA

research lab

http://www.cps.utexas.edu/wordpress/

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Princeton Neuroscience Institute Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Eric Verdin (University of California, San Francisco) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/280-Verdin http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/280-Verdin Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Wed, May 14, 2014 - Wed, May 14, 2014
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1225Eric Verdin
University of California, San Francisco

 

 

 

 

 

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 Sirtuins and Mitochondrial Protein Acylation

Three NAD-dependent protein deacylases, SIRT3, SIRT4 and SIRT5, have been identified in mitochondria. I will review the post translational modifications they regulate, acetylation, succinylation and malonylation, and their biological significance under normal and pathological conditions.

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400
Mina Bissell (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/279-Bissell http://molbio.princeton.edu/events/all/event/279-Bissell Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 - Princeton
Category: MolBio Seminar Series
Date: Wed, May 21, 2014 - Wed, May 21, 2014
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Speaker

Web - No PhotoMina Bissell
Life Sciences Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

 

 

 

Seminar Topic

 “The critical role of Extracellular Matrix and Microenvironment in metastasis and dormancy”

 

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MolBio Seminar Series Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:54:12 -0400