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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
Monday, April 9, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Roy Wollman, Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA

"Cellular Variability and Information Flow in Signal Transduction Networks"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, April 6, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Olivier Pourquie, Professor, Genetics, Harvard Medical School

"Deconstructing the segmentation clock oscillator in vitro"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Viviana Gradinaru, Assistant Professor, Biology & Biological Engineering, Caltech

"Understanding and Influencing Whole-animal Physiology and Behavior with Engineered Gene Delivery Vectors, Tissue Clearing and Optogenetics"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Justin Bailey M.D, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Can Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies Lead Us to an HCV Vaccine?"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, March 23, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

David Baltimore’s 80th Birthday Symposium

Location: Baxter Lecture Hall
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Naama Barkai, Professor, Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science

**CANCELED**

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Jeff Errington, Professor , Cell & Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University

“L-Form Bacteria – From the Origins of Life to Recurrent Infection”

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Howard Berg, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

"Motile Behavior of Bacteria, Some Hard to Believe”

Kroc Lecture
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, March 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Filippo Mancia, Associate Professor, Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Colombia Univeristy, Medial Center

The Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Cellular Uptake of Vitamin A

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Erez Lieberman-Aiden, Assistant Professor, Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

"3D Genomics"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lea Goentoro, Assistant Professor of Biology, Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

"From Relative Perception in Cells, to Symmetry in Jellyfish"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Friday, March 2, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William (Bill) Bialek, Professor, Physics, Princeton

"Making the Most of Limited Signals"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Quantitative Biology Symposium

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Julie Simpson, Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Barbara

"Dissecting Neural Control of a Flexible Motor Sequence Using Fly Grooming Behavior"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, February 26, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Amy Shyer, Miller Fellow, University of Califronia Berkeley

Cellular Self-Organization Initiates Skin Form and Fate

General Biology Seminar
Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Daniel Choquet, Director of CNRS Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience , Professor of Neuroscience, University of Bordeaux

TBD

General Biology Seminar
Location: Broad 100
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Alejandro Burga, Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

"On Toxins and Small Wings: Dissecting Phenotypic Variation at the Population and Species Level"

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Garret Stuber, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina

"Dissecting the Neural Circuits for Motivated Behavior"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, February 5, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Samuel Sia, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University

Microfluidics for 3D Tissue Engineering and Personal Health Diagnostics

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Monday, January 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Andrew Ellington, Professor, Molecular Biosciences, Applied Research, University of Texas at Austin

"A Tale of Two Codes: Directed Evolution of the Genetic Code for Unnatural Amino Acid Incorporation"

Bioengineering Lecture Series
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Paul W. K. Rothemund, Research Professor, Bioengineering, CMS, & CNS, California Institute of Technology

Two challenges for DNA nanotechnology: building interfaces with silicon and cells

Chemical Physics Seminar Series
Location: Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Thursday, January 18, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience Hiring Symposium

Location: Beckman Institute Auditorium
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arup Chakrabirty, Founding Director, Institute for Medical Engineering & Science; Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Engineering, MIT, Founding Steering Committee Member, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, & Harvard, Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

"How to Hit HIV Where it Hurts"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wesley Sundquist, Professor, Biochemistry, University of Utah

"Understanding and Harnessing the ESCRT Virus Budding Pathway"

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Friday, December 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BBE Holiday Brunch

Location: Kerckhoff Morgan Library
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kai Zinn, Professor, Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech

The Origins of AIDS

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fred (Rusty) Gage, Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Canceled - Mobile Element Activity in the Brain, Behavior and Evolution

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William Seeley, Professor, Neurobiolgy, University of California San Francisco

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

General Biology Seminar
Location: Kerckhoff 119
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

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