Seminars

Upcoming Seminars / Seminars This Week

Mon 8/31/15 11 amAbelson 307
String Theory Seminar
Nima Lashkari (MIT)
Gravity dual of quantum Fisher information
Hosted by Ida Zadeh

Mon 8/31/15 11 amVolen 201
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
Paul Miller (Brandeis )
Inhibition-Stabilized Networks
Pizza Provided at Noon

Mon 8/31/15 12 noonRosenstiel 118
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Xiao Chen (Rosbash Lab)
RNA SPLICING. An alternative splicing event amplifies evolutionary differences between vertebrates
Jackie McDermott (Paradis Lab)
Semaphorin-Plexin Signaling Controls Mitotic Spindle Orientation during Epithelial Morphogenesis and Repair

Tue 9/1/15 10 amShapiro Science Center 1-03 Library
MRSEC Active Matter IRG Meeting
Bernard Hishamunda (Brandeis)
Confinement of active materials
Hosted by Seth Fraden

Tue 9/1/15 12:30 pmGerstenzang 121
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium
Roy Parker (University of Colorado Boulder)
Normal and pathological aspects of eukaryotic Stress granules
Hosted by Michael Rosbash

Tue 9/1/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Topology Seminar
Juanita Pinzon-Caicedo (Franklin College)
Independence of Whitehead Doubles of Torus Knots in the Smooth Concordance Group
Hosted by Professor Daniel Ruberman

Wed 9/2/15 4 pmGerstenzang 121
Neurobiology Journal Club
Vivekanand Vimal (Dizio Lab)
The dissociable effects of punishment and reward on motor learning
Gonzalo Budelli (Garrity Lab)
Labeling of active neural circuits in vivo with designed calcium integrators

Thu 9/3/15 10 amBassine 251
Thesis Seminar (Graduate Program in Molecular and Cell Biology)
Cheng-Sheng Lee (Haber Lab)
A Study of DNA DSB Repair from the Perspective of Chromosome Organization

Thu 9/3/15 12 noonRosenstiel 118
Psychology Department Brown Bag
Brown Bag Speaker
TBA
Hosted by Xiaodong Liu

Thu 9/3/15 12 noonGerstenzang 122
Thesis Seminar
Erin Devine (Oprian & Theobald Labs)
Evolution of Retinylidene Proteins: Relocating the Active-Site Lysine in Rhodopsin

Thu 9/3/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Everytopic Seminar
Danny Ruberman (Brandeis University)
TBA
Hosted by Profs. Arunima Ray and Carl Wang Erickson

Mon 9/7/15 11 am
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
No Journal Club (Labor Day)

Mon 9/7/15 12 noon
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
No Journal Club (Labor Day)

Tue 9/8/15 10 amShapiro Science Center 1-03 Library
MRSEC Active Matter IRG Meeting
TBA
TBA
Hosted by Seth Fraden

Tue 9/8/15 12:30 pmGerstenzang 121
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium (Sponsored by the Genetic Training Grant Students)
Xandra Breakefield (MIT, Mass General)
Brain tumor exosomes: Saboteurs and biomarkers
Hosted by Danielle DiTorro

Tue 9/8/15 1 pmGoldsmith 226
Combinatorics Seminar
TBA
TBA

Tue 9/8/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Topology Seminar
TBA
TBA

Tue 9/8/15 4 pmAbelson 131
Physics Department Colloquium
Jesse Thaler (MIT)
The Rise of Jet Substructure: Boosting the Search for New Physics at the LHC
Hosted by Professor Albion Lawrence

Wed 9/9/15 4 pmGerstenzang 121
Neurobiology Journal Club
Maria Genco (Griffith Lab)
Dopamine drives Drosophila sechellia adaptation to its toxic
Liangfang Zhao (Turrigiano Lab)
Makino and Komiyama, Learning enhances the relative impact of top-down processing in the visual cortex

Thu 9/10/15 11 amVolen 201
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
Dr. John Assad (Harvard University)
TBA
Pizza Provided at Noon
Hosted by Anna Hartmann

Thu 9/10/15 11 amAbelson 307
String Theory Seminar
Ida Zadeh (Brandeis)
TBA

Thu 9/10/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Everytopic Seminar
TBA
TBA

Thu 9/10/15 4:30 pmGoldsmith 317
Mathematics Joint Colloquium
Sam Payne (Yale)
Tea served at 4:00pm
Hosted by Bong Lian

Thu 9/10/15 4:30 pmTBA
Mathematics Joint Colloquium
Sam Payne (Yale University)
TBA
Hosted by Professor Bong Lian

Fri 9/11/15 11:15 am
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Gary Yellen (Harvard Medical School)
Trials, tribulations, and triumphs in developing in-vivo cellular sensors
Hosted by Chris Miller

Fri 9/11/15 12:30 pmGerstenzang 123
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars (Friday Pizza Talks)
Neil Ritter (Van Hooser Lab)
Katelyn Kenny (Paradis Lab)
Hosted by Michael Rosbash

Fri 9/11/15 3:30 pmGerstenzang 124
Division of Science: Career Panel Series (What to do with your PhD: Careers in the Sciences: Pharma/Biotech)
Tom Riera (Associate Director for Lead Discovery, Epizyme )
Lucienne Ronco (Director, Therapeutics Projects Group )
Hosted by Marissa Donovan and Danielle DiTirro

Mon 9/14/15 11 am
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
No Journal Club (Rosh Hashanah)

Mon 9/14/15 12 noonRosenstiel 118
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Inna Nechipurenko (Sengupta Lab)
A conserved role for Girdin/GIV in basal body positioning and ciliogenesis
Nick Clark (Marr Lab)
**This event is taking place on a holiday

Tue 9/15/15 10 amShapiro Science Center 1-03 Library
MRSEC Active Matter IRG Meeting
Dan Chen
Rheology of Active Gels
Hosted by Seth Fraden

Tue 9/15/15 12:30 pmGerstenzang 121
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium
No Colloquium - Holiday

Tue 9/15/15 1 pmGoldsmith 226
Combinatorics Seminar
TBA
TBA

Tue 9/15/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Topology Seminar
TBA
TBA

Tue 9/15/15 4 pm
Physics Department Colloquium
No Colloquium (Rosh Hashanah)

Wed 9/16/15 4 pmGerstenzang 121
Neurobiology Journal Club
Keith Hengen (Turrigiano Lab)
Branch-specific dendritic Ca2+ spikes cause persistent synaptic plasticity
Timothy Lauer (Nelson Lab)
TBA

Thu 9/17/15 12 noonShapiro Campus Center, Multipurpose Room
Psychology Department Colloquium
Dr. Pawan Sinha (MIT, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences)
TBA
Hosted by Robert Sekuler

Thu 9/17/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Everytopic Seminar
TBA
TBA

Thu 9/17/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Everytopic Seminar
Heather Macbeth (MIT)
TBA
Hosted by Profs. Arunima Ray and Carl Wang Erickson

Fri 9/18/15 11:15 am
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Ming-Feng Tsai (Brandeis)
TBA

Fri 9/18/15 12:30 pmGerstenzang 123
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars (Friday Pizza Talks)
Maria Genco (Griffith Lab)
Andy Russell (Ringe)
Time and Location TBD
Hosted by Anna Hartmann

Mon 9/21/15 11 amAbelson 307
String Theory Seminar
Sasha Zhiboedov (Harvard University)

Mon 9/21/15 11 amVolen 201
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
Tomas Ryan (MIT)
TBA
Pizza Provided at Noon
Hosted by Tim O’Leary

Mon 9/21/15 12 noonRosenstiel 118
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Galit Lahav (Harvard Medical School)
Dynamics of Cancer Pathways in Single Cells
Hosted by Jim Haber

Mon 9/21/15 4 pmGerstenzang 121
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Zhihong Nie, PhD (The University of Maryland )
In How Far Can We Make Nanoparticles Mimic Molecules?
Hosted by Bing Xu, PhD

Tue 9/22/15 10 amShapiro Science Center 1-03 Library
MRSEC Active Matter IRG Meeting
TBA
TBA
Hosted by Seth Fraden

Tue 9/22/15 12:30 pmGerstenzang 121
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium (Sponsored by the Genetic Training Grant Students)
Pam Silver (Harvard University )
TBA
Hosted by Adam Kaplan

Tue 9/22/15 1 pmGoldsmith 226
Combinatorics Seminar
TBA
TBA

Tue 9/22/15 2 pmGoldsmith 226
Topology Seminar
TBA
TBA

Tue 9/22/15 4 pmAbelson 131
Physics Department Colloquium
Michael Rubinstein (University of North Carolina)
Airway Surface Brush Sweepts Lungs Clean: Polymer Physics Helps Us Breathe Easier
Hosted by Zvonimir Dogic

Wed 9/23/15 10 amAbelson 333
Thesis Seminar (Graduate Program in Physics)
Lishibanya Mohapatra

Wed 9/23/15 3 pmGerstenzang 121
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Dennis Gillingham, PhD (The University of Basel)
Organic Catalysis and Physical Organic Chemistry in Service of Chemical Biology
PRELIMINARY
Hosted by Li Deng, PhD

 
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