All seminars are held in room 240 Physical Sciences
Tuesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
unless otherwise indicated.

September 29
Audrey Kim, Psychologist
Counseling & Physcological Servives, UC Santa Cruz

October 6
Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, Assistant Professor
School of Medicine, UC Davis

"Gestational Folate and Risk for Autism: Links and Potential Mechanisms" 

October 13
Dr. Dan Portnoy, Pofessor
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology, UC Berkeley 

“Two small molecules (c-di-AMP and glutathione) essential for 
Listeria monocytogenes viability, pathogenesis, and innate immune detection”

October 20
Dr. Myra Finkelstein, Associate Adjunct Professor
METX, UC Santa Cruz

and

Karianne Terry, Biological Safety Officer
Environmental Health and Safety, UC Santa Cruz 

“Paths to your future:
An interactive discussion about alternatives to a tenure track position for students and post-docs.”

November 3
Dr. Susan Carpenter, Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

"Long noncoding RNA: novel regulators of inflammation"

November 10
Dr. Anu Kanthasamy, Distinguished Professor
Biomedical Sciences, UC Santa Cruz

“Role of the Divalent Metal Manganese in Protein Misfolding and Cell-to-Cell Transmission of Protein Aggregates
in the Cell Culture and Animal Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases.”

November 24
Jennifer Teschler, 2nd Year
Yildiz Lab, METX Department, UC Santa Cruz

"A novel regulator of virulence, the T6SS, and biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae"

December 1
Jenna Conner, 2nd Year
Yildiz Lab, METX Department, UC Santa Cruz

"Exploring C-di-GMP Signaling in Vibrio cholerae"