Fall 2009 Seminars

Seminars are held in Physical Sciences Building, Rm. 240, from 12-1 PM, unless noted otherwise.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

"How Bacteria Breathe Arsenic"
Chad Saltikov, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

TBA

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Host: Camps/Troll
“The Transcription Factor Gata-3 Seals Notch-1 Induced T Cell Commitment”
Marcos Garcia-Ojeda, Assistant Professor, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Host: Smith
“From the Petri Dish to Policy: Assessing Effects of Contaminants on Wild Populations”
Myra Finkelstein, Assistant Researcher, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Thursday, October 22, 2009

3:00 PM
“How a Bacterial Chemoreceptor Works”
Sandy Parkinson, Distinguished Professor of Biology; Editor, Journal of Bacteriology; Director, Microbial Biology Program, University of Utah

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

“Integrative Genomics Analysis of Stem Cells and Cancer”
Joshua Stuart, Associate Professor, Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, November 3, 2009      METX 10th Anniversary Event – Distinguished Speaker

3 00-4:00 PM, Reception following 4:00-5:00 PM, PSB Atrium
Host: Smith/Masuda
"Lead Toxicity: Twenty Years of Research on the Poison That Keeps on Poisoning"
Howard Hu, NSF International Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Professor of Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Public Health And Medicine

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Host: Camps
“Cell Intrinsic Bias for Low Fidelity DNA Repair in Hematopoietic Stem as Compared with Progenitor Cells: Risk for Leukemic Transformation”
David Alexander, Assistant Researcher, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

“Casting a Giant Net for Small RNAs in Archaea”
Todd Lowe, Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz

Monday, November 30, 2009

2:45 PM
Host: Flegal
“Discovery of First Indications of Multidrug Resistance in a Teleost Embryo, Using the Model Organism Zebrafish (Danio rerio)”
Mary Langsner, Graduate Student, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dissertation Defense

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

“Single Molecule Studies Of Telomerase Structure And Function”
Michael Stone, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz