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Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ting Zhu, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University - Beijing

Building Mirror-Image Biological Systems

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Philipp Keller, Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus

Whole-Animal Imaging with High Spatio-Temporal Resolution

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 20, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dave Van Valen, Postdoctoral Scholar, Bioengineering, Stanford University)

Integrated Measurements of the Encoding and Decoding of Information by Signaling Networks in Single Cells

Location: East Bridge 201
Friday, March 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dr. Tobias Erb, Research Group Leader, Biochemistry & Synthetic Biology of Microbial Metabolism, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology

CETCH Me If You Can: Bringing Inorganic Carbon into Life with Synthetic CO2 Fixation

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Howard Lipshitz, Professor, Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Drosophila

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Michael Lin, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, of Bioengineering , Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford School of Medicine

TBD

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Todd Yeates, Professor, Biochemistry, UCLA

Giant Protein Assemblies in Nature and by Design

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, February 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hemmo Meyer, Professor, Molecular Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen

Removing the Waste Bags: VCP/p97 Maintains Cellular Homeostasis by Driving Autophagy of Damaged Lysosomes

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Thursday, February 16, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Meromit Singer, Post-Doc, Aviv Regev’s Lab, Broad Institute

Reconstructing Regulatory Circuits Underlying T cell Function in Cancer

Location: Annenberg 213
Monday, February 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christina Smolke, Professor, Bioengineering, Stanford University

Synthetic Biology Platforms for Natural Product Biosynthesis and Discovery

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, February 6, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Donald Hilvert, Professor, Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, University of Zurich

Design and Evolution of Enzymes

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, February 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

New Horizons in Organismal Biology Symposium

Location: Beckman Auditorium
Thursday, February 2, 2017
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

New Horizons in Organismal Biology Symposium

Location: Beckman Auditorium
Monday, January 30, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Emad Tajkhorshid, J. W. Hastings Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Computational Biology, Computational Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Group, Department of Biochemistry, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois

Atomic-Level Visualization of Biological Membranes and Membrane Proteins in Action Using Advanced Simulation Technologies

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, January 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Emily Balskus, Morris Kahn Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Chemistry & Chemistry Biology, Harvard University

Chemical Discovery in the Microbial World

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
David Prober, Assistant Professor of Biology, Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

A New Approach to an Old Problem - Discovery of Mechanisms That Regulate Sleep Using Zebrafish

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Martha Cyert, Professor, Biology, Stanford

Short Linear Motifs (SLiMs) Determine Phosphatase Network Identity and Evolution

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, January 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Laura Lowery , Assistant Professor, Biology , Boston College

Regulation of Microtubule Plus-End Dynamics During Cell Migration

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, December 12, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Marcus Jahnel, Staff Scientist, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics – Dresden

Long Coiled-Coil Proteins are Surprisingly Often Found in Cellular Processes that Involve the Generation of Forces

Informal Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Thursday, December 8, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Robert Kruger, Deputy Editor, Cell

The Editorial Process and Life as a Journal Editor

Informal Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, December 8, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Robert Kruger, Deputy Editor of Cell

The Editorial Process and Life as a Journal Editor

Informal Biology Seminar
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BBE Holiday Party

Location: Dabney Hall, Garden of the Associates
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tim Holy, Assistant Professor, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, University of Washington

Plasticity and Spatial Topography in Olfaction

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ralph DeBerardinis, Assistant Professor, Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Metabolic Perturbation in Cancer and Genetic Diseases of Childhood

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, November 28, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Steve Altschuler & Lani Wu , Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco

Systems Biology Adventures in Brain Wiring and Drug Discovery

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pasqual Fries, Professor, Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience - Max Planck Society

Rhythms for Cognition: Communication through Coherence

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arthur Prindle, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego

Synthetic Biology: Building Cellular Communities with Gene Circuits and

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Friday, November 11, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zsolt Lenkei, INSERM Research Director, ESPCI Paris-Tech

Cannabinoid-Induced Actomyosin Contraction Shapes Neuronal Structure and Connectivity at Multiple Spatiotemporal

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, November 10, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ulus Atasoy, Associate Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Is HuR a Master Regulator of CD4+ T cell Differentiation? Fish Tales and (mis)-Adventures in Deep Sequencing

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lisa Giocomo, Assistant Professor, Neurobiology, Stanford School of Medicine

Identifying the Algorithms for Calculating Spatial Maps

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tatjana Piotrowski, Associate Investigator, Stowers Institute for medical Research

Signaling Interactions that Control Sensory Organ Morphogenesis and Regeneration in the Zebrafish

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kenneth Kosik, Harriman Professor of Neuroscience , Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Early Decisions in Neural Fate Determination

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gary Karpen, Adjunct Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, UC Berkeley

Is Chromatin Just a Phase?

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
David Hughes, Assistant Professor, Entomology and Biology, Penn State

TBA

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, October 7, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Greg Reeves, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University

The Facilitated Diffusion Mechanism to Establish Morphogen Gradients

Informal Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aravi Samuel, Professor, Physics & Center for Brain Science, Harvard

The Olfactory Circuit of Drosophila larva

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, September 29, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Luke P. Lee , Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor; Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor; Co-Director, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center , Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Biophysics Program; Medicine, Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Physics, University of California, Berkeley; Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research & Technology (BIGHEART), National University of Singapore

Nanoscale biophotonics and its applications in life sciences and medicine

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
6:10 PM - 8:30 PM

Caltech and City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative: Partners in Innovation

Location: Off Campus
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robert Tjian, Professor, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, University of California Berkeley

Probing Transcription Regulation in ES Cells and Disease Models by Single Molecule Imaging

Kroc Lecture
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Na Ji, Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus

Probing Neural Circuits with Shaped Light

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, June 13, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yuki Oka, Assistant Professor of Biology, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

Engineering the Feeling of Thirst and the Sensation of Water

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, June 2, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Le Cong, Broad Institute MIT and Harvard

Genome Engineering Technology Combined with Single-Cell Genomics for Interrogation of Tumor Immunology

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gholson Lyon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Amino-Terminal Acetylation of Proteins in Human Health and Disease

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dennis Kim, Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Microbial Modulation of Neuroendocrine Signaling and Behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, May 23, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jay Keasling, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Engineering Microbial Metabolism for Production of Chemicals and Fuels

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Melissa Moore, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

MegaRNPs and Monosomes: Reassessing Structure and Function

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, May 16, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Debora Marks, Assistant Professor of Systems Biology, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

“Molecular Structure and Organism Fitness from Genomic Sequences”

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kristin Scott, Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Processing Tastes in Drosophila

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Masashi Nakatani, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University

Markel cells as touch sensors of the skin- latest advancement in tactile neuroscience

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Behavioral Biology B101
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gwyneth Card, Group Leader at the Janelia Research Campus, Janelia Farm, Janelia Research Campus

TBA

Location: Kerckhoff 119

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