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Department of Biological Sciences Inga Richter Spring 2017 Seminar Series

In memory of a former doctoral student lnga R. Richter. Inga was dedicated to her students and profession. She felt that her teaching responsibilities did not stop in the classroom; they stopped when her students understood.All seminars are held on Mondays in Room 926 North (69th Street between Park and Lexington) at 12:00PM. Refreshments will be served at 11:45AM

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Mon. Feb 6, 12:00pm
Building the Next Generation of Bioinformatics Infrastructures for NGS Data Analysis.
Konstantinos Krampis
CUNY Hunter College
Host: Hualin Zhong


Wed. Feb 15, 12:00pm
Mitochondrial abnormalities and synaptic pathology in frataxin-deficient sensory neurons.
Dr. Jordi Magran
Weill Cornell Medical College
Host: Carmen Melendez-Vasquez


Mon. Feb 27, 12:00pm
Cryptosporidium, a leading cause of global child mortality.
Dr. Boris Striepen
University of Georgia
Host: Jayne Raper


Mon. Mar 6, 12:00pm
Mechanisms of mRNA localization to Drosophila germ granules.
Dr. Tatjana Trcek Pulisic
New York University
Host: Diana Bratu


Mon. Mar 13, 12:00pm
Dr. Brian Zeglis
CUNY Hunter College
Host: Jayne Raper


Mon. Mar 20, 12:00pm
Malaria s Many Mates: Diversity and Genomics of the Haemosporidians.
Dr. Susan Perkins
American Museum of Natural History
Host: Jayne Raper


Mon. Mar 27, 12:00pm
Stem cell self-renewal and differentiation: insights from ligand-level perturbation of Wnt signaling.
Dr. Kelley Yan
Columbia Medical Center
Host: Mitchell Goldfarb


Mon. Apr 3, 12:00pm
Molecular arms races between viral and host genomes.
Dr. Harmit Malik
Fred Huntchinson Cancer Research Center
Host: Graduate Students Club


Thurs. Apr 20, 12:00pm
Insights into the molecular mechanisms of heart diseases: a better understanding of activation and gating of the ryanodine receptor.
Dr. Amedee des Georges
CUNY City College
Host: Carmen Melendez-Vasquez


Mon. Apr 24 12:00pm
Single-cell, City-scale, and Inter-planetary Genomics.
Dr. Chris Mason
Weill Cornell Medical College
Host: Robert Dottin


Mon. May 1, 12:00pm
Novel use of phage lysins to control bacterial infections.
Dr. Vincent A. Fischetti
The Rockefeller University
Host: Shirley Raps


Mon. May 8, 12:00pm
Dr. P'ng Loke
NYU School of Medicine
Host: Jayne Raper


Mon. May 15, 12:00pm
Dissecting circuitry underlying stress susceptibility.
Dr. Alexander Z. Harris
Columbia University Center
Host: Katya Likhtik