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Friday, November 17, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Biosciences Happy Hour

Location: Cafe at Broad
Monday, November 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
John Baez, Professor, Mathematics, University of California, Riverside

Biology as Information Dynamics

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, November 13, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oliver Bell, Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA)

How cell fate decisions are maintained by Polycomb Repressive Complexes

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Monday, November 6, 2017
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ewan Birney, Director, EMBL-EBI

Fish and FISH - A Window into the Eclectic Life of a Computational Biologist

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Anthony Fitzpatrick, Assistant Professor , Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Zuckerman Institute - Columbia University

Cryo-EM Structures of Tau Filaments from Alzheimer’s Disease Brain: Implications for Fibril Propagation arising from Patient-Based

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 200
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Marco Gallio, Assistant Professor, Neurobiology, Northwestern University

Temperature Representation and Processing in the Drosophila Brain

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Diana Downs, Professor, Microbiology, University of Gerogia

The Rid System: Endogenously Generated Metabolic Stress and its Control

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, October 9, 2017
6:10 PM - 9:30 PM

MOLECULARLY ENTWINED: The Caltech and City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative

Location: Beckman Institute
Monday, October 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adrian Brückner, PhD Candidate, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Patterns and Mechanisms of Chemical Defense in the Soil Food Web

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Elaine Bearer, Professor, Pathology, Univeristy of New Mexico;, Visiting Associate Professor, BBE, Caltech

MR Imaging of Brain Circuitry: Connections with Epigenetic Dynamics in Autism and Childhood Trauma

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Patrick O'Farrell O'Farrell, Professor, Biochemsitry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco Medical School

Opening a Window in Time to Examine the Initial Establishment of Heterochromatin

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, August 10, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

On The Hunt For A Faculty Position?

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Linqun Luo, Professor, Biology, Stanford School of Medicine

Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuit Assembly and Organization

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, May 22, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alison Ondrus, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech

**Has been Calnceled**

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Professor, Departments of Physics and Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

On Growth and Form: From Macromolecular Assemblies to Multicellular Tissues

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Broad 100
Monday, May 15, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Laura Landweber, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Biological Sciences , Colombia University

Noncoding RNA-Mediated Genome Rearrangement

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, May 15, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ingmar Riedel-Kruse , Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Bioengineering, Stanford University

Making Micro-Biology Interactive, Accessible, and Programmable: Biotic Games, Cloud labs, and Synthetic Cell-Cell Adhesion

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Beckman Institute
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jonathan Kipnis, Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair, Neuroscience, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Meningeal Lymphatics Draining Neurological Diseases

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bassem Hassan, Directeur of Recherche and Team Leader, ICM Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière, ICM Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière

Canceled

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Petra Schwille, Professor, Cellular and Molecular Biophysics, Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry

Divide and Conquer - Synthetic Biology of Cell Division

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 24, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ruben Gonzalez, Professor, Chemistry , Columbia University

From Fluctuations to Function: The Role of Dynamics in Gene Expression and Iomolecular Function

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Thursday, April 20, 2017
8:00 AM - Friday, April 21, 2017 5:00 PM

Ellen Rothenberg Symposium

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nancy Kleckner, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Communication Along and Between Chromosomes Governs Their Activity

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Professor of Mammalian Development and Stem Cell Biology, Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Self-Assembly and Symmetry Breaking of the Early Mouse Embryo

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
David Raible, Professor, Biological Structure, University of Washington

The Intersection of Mechanosensory Hair Cell Activity, Mitochondrial Metabolism and Vulnerability to Damage

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Daniel Fletcher, Purnendu Chatterjee Chair in Engineering Biological Systems, Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley

Two Ways to Catch a Pathogen

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Talk and Discussion with David Asai (PhD '80). Race Matters: Diversity and Inclusion in Science

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Julius Brennecke, Senior Scientist, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology - Austria

Hijacking the Core Gene Expression Machinery for Genome Defense

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
James Ferrell, Professor, Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford School of Medicine

Trigger Waves in Cell Signaling

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, April 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kaihang Wang, Senior Investigator Scientist, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology - Cambridge

Rewriting Natural Decoding Rules by de novo Genome

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Evgeny Nudler, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, New York University School of Medicine

New Principles of Transcription-coupled DNA Repair

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
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

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