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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Claude Desplan, Professor, Biology and Neural Science, New York University

"The Generation of Neural Diversity: from Stochastic to Deterministic"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arjun Raj, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

"Free Will, Determinism, and Therapy Resistance in Cancer"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Naama Barkai, Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science - Israel

"Robust Patterning in Early Embryos"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 11, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ahmad 'Mo' Khalil, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

"Design, Function and Evolution of Eukaryotic Regulatory Circuits"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Peng Yin, Professor, Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

"DNA Advancing Bioimaging: Resolution, Multiplexing, Throughput, and Accessibility"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Landon Ross, Los Angeles-based Artist
Scott Chimileski, Microbiologist, Photographer, and Author, Harvard Medical School

Do Art and Science Share a Common Foundation?

Visual Culture Program Series
Location: Gates Annex 126 (Library)
Monday, February 25, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Scott Chimileski, Microbiologist, Photographer, and Author, Harvard Medical School

Life at the Edge of Sight: A Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World

Visual Culture Program Series
Location: Hameetman Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Utpal Banerjee, Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

"Metabolic Control of Development”

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Elliot Meyerowitz - Plant Growth: How Stem Cells Make Stems

Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Auditorium
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Manu Prakash, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, Stanford University

“Mechanics of Behavior in Non-Neuronal Systems - and Other Puzzles from the Depths of the Ocean”

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, February 4, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Amy Rosenzweig, Professor, Molecular Biosciences and Chemistry, Northwestern University

"Enzymatic Oxidation of Methane"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:00 AM - Friday, February 1, 2019 12:00 AM

2019 Biology Recruitment

Location: Kerckhoff Morgan Library
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christok Koch, Chief Scientist & President, Allen Institute

"Building Brain Observatories for Large-Scale Cellular Surveys”

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mauro Costa-Mattioli, Professor, Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

“Mechanisms Underlying Complex Behaviors”

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ruth Lehmann, Professor & Department Chair, Cell Biology, New York School of Medicine

"Germline Mitochondrial Inheritance and Selection"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, January 17, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ignite Your Teaching: New Ideas in Practice

Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Barbara Meyer, Professor, Genetics, Genomics and Development, University of California Berkeley

"Remodeling and Repressing X Chromosomes via Molecular Machines"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, January 14, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Neil King, Assistant Professor , Institute for Protein Design, University of Washington

Computational Design of Self-Assembling Protein Nanomaterials for Next-Generation Vaccines and Biologics Delivery

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, December 21, 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BBE 2018 Holiday Brunch

Location: Kerckhoff 101
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John Wallingford, Professor, Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas Austin

"Planar Cell Polarity in Development and Disease"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Saturday, December 1, 2018
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Chen Institute Workshop on Decision Making and Free Will

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mark Andermann, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Harvard

"Selective Processing of Need-Relevant Cues: a Dialogue Between Hypothalamus and Cortex"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, November 26, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brian Chow, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

"Optogenetic Approaches to Shaping Intracellular Signaling Dynamics"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jason Shepherd, Assistant Professor, Neurobiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry​, Ophthalmology & Visual Science, University of Utah, School of Medicine

"Viral-Like Intercellular Communication in the Nervous System"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cole Haynes, Associate Professor, Molecular, Cell and Cancer , University of Massachusetts Medical School

"A Mitochondrial Stress Response, Toxic Genomes and Aging"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, November 9, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christian Klaes, Emmy Noether Group Leader, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

"The Relationship Between Implicit and Explicit Visuomotor Task Learning in Hippocampus and Parietal Cortex"

Sloan-Swartz Seminar in Theoretical Neurobiology
Location: Beckman Behavioral Biology B180
Thursday, November 8, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
He Cui, Principal Investigator and Lab Head , Laboratory of Neural Mechanism of Motor Control , Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai, China

"Dynamic Sensorimotor Control and Brain-Machine Interface"

T&C Chen Center for Brain-Machine Interface Distinguished Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Behavioral Biology B180
Thursday, November 8, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Hansjorg Scherberger, Head, Research Group Neurobiology, OPT German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany

“Population Coding of Hand Movements in the Primate Brain"

Sloan-Swartz Seminar in Theoretical Neurobiology
Location: Beckman Behavioral Biology B180
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Caltech - City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative Symposium

Location: Off Campus
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lulu Qian, Assistant Professor, Biology & Biological Engineering, Caltech

"Algorithmic and Architectural Foundations for Programmable Molecular Machines: DNA Robots, Information-Processing Circuits, and Reconfigurable Nanostructures"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Monday, October 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pulin Li, Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

"Understanding the Genetic Basis for Biological Patterning from the Bottom Up"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mitchell Guttman, Assistant Professor, Biology & Biological Engineering, Caltech

"How lncRNAs Shape Chromatin Structure to Control Gene Expression"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Rafael Casellas, Principal Investigator, Genomics and Immunity Section, NIH

"How Nuclear Architecture Regulates Transcription"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

BBE division Postdoc Townhall - NPAW 2018

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, September 17, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chia-Hung Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore

Ultrafast Single-Cell Level Enzymatic Tumor Profiling

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Monday, September 17, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meet & greet with BBE postdoctoral affairs manager - NPAW 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Michael Meijler, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Ben-Guron University of the Negev

Chemical Information Exchange as a Regulator of War and Love Between Species

Special Organic Chemistry Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alina Patke, Research Associate, Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University

Molecular Mechanisms of Human Sleep Timing

Location: Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yang Dan, Professor of Neurobiology, Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley

"Neural Circuits Controlling Sleep"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William (Bill) Seeley, Professor, Neurobiolgy, University of California, San Francisco

Selective Vulnerability in Frontotemporal Dementia: Onset, Progression, and Relationship to ALS

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thomas Lecuit, Group Leader, Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles (IBDM)

Control and Self-Organization of Morphogenesis

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Botond Roska MD PhD, Director, Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB), Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Senior Group Leader, Friedrich Miescher Institute

"The First Steps in Vision: Mice and Humans"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The Future of Cancer Therapeutics Forum

Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
William Letsou, Graduate Student, Chemistry, Caltech

Noncommutative biology: Sequential regulation of complex networks and connected matter

Location: Crellin 151
Monday, April 23, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Pasadena Biotech Mixer at Caltech

Location: Dabney Hall, Garden of the Associates
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:30 AM - 3:50 PM

Chen Institute Workshop on Chemistry and the Brain

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, April 19, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Eric Lander, President and founding Director, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

"Reconstructing Developmental Landscapes . . .One Grain at a Time"

Norman Davidson Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pamela Peralta-Yahya, Assistant Professor, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

Olfactory receptor-based sensors to accelerate the engineering of chemical-producing microbes

Chemical Engineering Seminar
Location: Crellin 151
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mauro Costa-Mattioli, Associate Professor, Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

**To be rescheduled**

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Harmit Malik, Principal Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

"Genetic Conflicts Shape Meiosis and the Origin of Species"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119

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