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Department of Molecular Biology

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Departmental Seminars

The Molecular Biology Department’s seminar program is one of the very best on campus. We make a strong effort to bring in visiting scientists who can provide a entertaining, enlightening, and current research report on an important area of molecular biology. Shown below is a listing of the current semester’s seminar speakers. Note that departmental seminars during Fall 2014 semester will start at 2:10 pm. in Berry Center Auditorium - Room 138.

Molecular Biology Fall 2015 SEMINARS

Speaker & Affiliation
Seminar Title
Don Jarvis
Univ. of Wyoming
Introduction to MOLB Seminar
Carlito Lebrilla
University California Davis
The role of glycosylation in host microbe interactions and in developing the gut microbiota
Don Jarvis
Tom Maresca
Univ. Massachusetts
Mechano-molecular regulation of cell division
Jay Gatlin
Tai Montgomery
Colorado State University
Small RNAs and RNA surveillance in the C. elegans germline
David Fay
Paul Mains
University of Calgary
Unravelling redundancy during morphogenesis in the C. elegans embryo
Melissa Kelley
Rytis Prekeris
Univ of Colorado-Denver
Divide and Polarize: The role of cytokinesis and  endocytic transport during epithelia polarization
David Fay
Erin Goley
Johns Hopkins Univ
Following the linker: cytoskeletal control of bacterial cell wall remodeling
Grant Bowman
Katherine Lemon
Forsyth Institute
Nose picking for progress: Mining the nostril microbiome for new insights into pathobionts
Naomi Ward
Hironori Funabiki
Rockefeller Univ
Beyond the code: mitotic regulation by DNA and histones
Dan Levy
Ira Blader
Toxoplasma gondii infections of the brain: Growth and consequences
Jason Gigley
Joseph Mougous
Univ of Washington
Rules of engagement in contact-mediated interbacterial antagonism
Dan Wall
Tony Schountz
Colorado State University
Immunology of reservoir hosts of zoonotic viruses
Jason Gigley
Thanksgiving Holiday
Ming Chen Hammond
Univ of California, Berkeley
Exploiting riboswitches to study and manipulate bacterial signaling
Mark Gomelsky
Gerardo Vasta
Univ of Maryland
The sweet tooth of innate immunity: Lectins as self/non-self recognition proteins
Don Jarvis
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