News and Seminars

Priscilla F. Pollister Biology Seminar Series — Spring 2015*

All events will be held on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in 113 Ingersoll Hall Extension.

The seminar series is organized by Associate Professor Tony Wilson.

Feb. 5 

Peter McKenney, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
"Fight microbes with microbes: Bile acid metabolism by gut microbiota mediates resistance against multiple hospital-acquired pathogens"
Host: Associate Professor Theodore Muth  

Feb. 12

No seminar — College closed

Feb. 19

Faculty Search Candidate — TBA

Feb. 26

Faculty Search Candidate — TBA

Mar. 5

Faculty Search Candidate — TBA

Mar. 12

Faculty Search Candidate — TBA

Mar. 19

Judith Yanowitz, Magee-Womens Research Institute
"Checks and balances for crossover formation"
Host: Assistant Professor Mara Schvarzstein

Mar. 26

Dustin Rubinstein, Columbia University
"Coping with environmental uncertainty: Integrating behavior and mechanism"
Host: Associate Professor Tony Wilson

Apr. 2

James Borowiec, NYU Langone Medical Center
"Preventing genomic instability: Recruiting breast cancer tumor suppressors to damaged DNA for DNA repair"
Host: Assistant Professor Anjana Saxena

Apr. 9

No seminar — College closed

Apr. 16

Gregory Boel, Columbia University
"Large-scale protein expression dataset identifies mRNA features regulating translation and post-transcriptional mRNA levels"
Host: Assistant Professor Nicolas Biais

Apr. 23

Tim Stearns, Stanford University
"Centrosomes, cilia, and the evolution of the tubulin superfamily"
Host: Assistant Professor Mara Schvarzstein

Apr. 30

Kathleen Scotto, Rutgers University
“A new role for the ABCG2 drug transporter: Regulation of autophagy”
Host: Assistant Professor Anjana Saxena

May 7

David Dubnau, Rutgers University
“Many are called, few are chosen: Stochastic decisions in bacterial development”
Host: Assistant Professor Nicolas Biais

May 14

James Gregory, Mount Sinai Medical Center
TBA
Host: Professor Juergen Polle

* In memory of Priscilla F. Pollister's contributions as teacher, scientist and adviser.