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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaute Einevoll, Professor, University of Oslo

"Towards Multipurpose Biophysics-Based Mathematical Models of Cortical Circuits"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, November 18, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lucy Forrest, PI, Computational Structural Biology, National Institutes of Health

“Satisfying Symmetry: Functional Insights from Patterns in Membrane Protein Structures”

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bette Korber, Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos National Labratory

"HIV Diversity and Vaccine Design"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ibrahim Cisse, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Super-Resolution Imaging of Transcription in Living Mammalian Cells”

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Natalie Andrew, Professional Biologist and Visual Artist
Brian Knep, Media Artist

Immortality Projects: Science and Art of Being Ephemeral

Visual Culture Program Series
Location: East Bridge 114
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adam Arkin, Professor, Bioengineering, University of Califronia Berkeley

"Creation of Natural and Synthetic Microbial Assemblages for Understanding and Application"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ruby Behnia, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Columbia University

"Wavelength Processing and Spectral Opponency in Drosophila"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Christopher Miller, Professor, Biochemistry, Brandeis University/HHMI

"A Weird Ion Channel for a Weird Ion: How Microbes Protect their Precious Bodily Fluids from Environmental Fluoride"

Biochemistry Seminar Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Amy Gladfelter, Associate Professor, Biology, University of North Carolina

CANCELED

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

BBE TecherTalk

Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 29, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jennifer Zallen, Professor, Sloan Kettering Institute/HHMI

Signals, Forces, and Cells: Decoding Tissue Morphogenesis

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Deborah Hung, Professor, Molecular Biology, Harvard University

"Chemical Biological Approach to Understanding Infection"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
4:00 PM - Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:00 PM
Stephen Libreles, Professor, Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

CANCELED

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 8, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Deborah Gordon, Professor, Biology, Stanford University

TBD

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 1, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sriram 'Sri' Kosuri, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA

“Combining DNA Synthesis, Multiplexed Reporters, and Genome Engineering to better Understand Human Gene Regulation and Protein Function”

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jeffrey C. Magee, Professor, Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

"Mechanisms of Experience-Dependent Hippocampal Representations"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
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 220 - Multipurpose Room
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

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