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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Adventures in Medical Metagenomics

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | September 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


George Weinstock, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Biology of axonal and synaptic power supplies

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | September 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Timothy Ryan, Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medical School

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Monday, September 14, 2015

How Microtubules get their Spots: Insights from the Mechanism of Tubulin Posttranslational Modification Enzymes

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology Seminar Series | September 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Antonina Roll-Mecak, National Institutes of Health, Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Innate Immune Mechanism for Viral dsRNA Detection: RIG-I and MDA5

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | September 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


Sun Hur, Harvard University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology



Patterning the embryo with oscillations

Seminar: Divisions of BBS, CDB and GGD | September 16 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building


Andrew Oates, The Francis Crick Institute

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Monday, September 21, 2015

Nitric Oxide Signaling: From Prokaryotes to Humans

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology Seminar Series | September 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Michael A. Marletta, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | September 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Monte Winslow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | September 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


Kit Pogliano, University of California, San Diego, Involved w/ (ex. Plant Biology)

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology



Thursday, September 24, 2015

How do You Feel? Search for ion channels that sense mechanical force

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | September 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Ardem Patapoutian, The Scripps Research Institute

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Monday, September 28, 2015

Chemical Control Over Protein-Protein Interactions in the Molecular Chaperone Network

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology Seminar Series | September 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Jason Gestwicki, University of California, San Francisco, The Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Uncovering the mystery of gliding motility in the bacterial predator Myxococcus xanthus

Seminar: Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BBS) | October 7 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


David Zusman, University of California, Berkeley

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


Roger Y. Stanier Memorial Lecture

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Using songbirds to study the neural basis and behavior of social communication

Seminar: Neuroscience Student Seminar Series | October 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Sarah Woolley, Columbia University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | October 14 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


Carol Gross, University of California, San Francisco, Involved w/ (ex. Plant Biology)

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology



How cells control size and proportion

Seminar: Divisions of BBS, CDB and GGD | October 14 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building


Wallace Marshall, University of California, San Francisco

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | October 20 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Daniel Campbell

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Neural network adaptation in the retina:  dopamine and circadian mechanisms

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | October 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Douglas McMahon, Vanderbilt University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Allan C. Wilson Memorial Lecture

Seminar: Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BBS) | October 27 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Susan Golden, University of California, San Diego

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


Allan C. Wilson Memorial Lectures

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | October 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 301 Barker Hall


Rachel Whitaker, , Molecular and Cellular Biology

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology



Allan C. Wilson Memorial Lecture

Seminar: Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BBS) | October 28 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Susan Golden, University of California, San Diego

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


Allan C. Wilson Memorial Lectures

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Capacity constraints in cognitive neural algorithms in sensory cortex

Seminar: Neuroscience Student Seminar Series | October 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Jonathon Cohen, Princeton University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | November 3 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Gabriel Nunez, University of Michigan, Department of Pathology

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Reprograming Plants for Stress Tolerance and Improved Nutrition through Symbiogenics

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | November 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


Rodriguez Rusty, Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology



Thursday, November 5, 2015

Somatostatin neurons regulate neural algorithms in sensory cortex 

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | November 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Allison Barth, Carnegie Mellon

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | November 11 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Caetano Reis e Sousa

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Thursday, November 12, 2015

MHCI immune proteins in brain development, plasticity, and disease

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | November 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Lisa Boulanger, Princeton University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Monday, November 16, 2015

Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar Series

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology Seminar Series | November 16 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Jeff Tabor, Rice University, Department of Bioengineering

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

In vivo discovery of novel targets for cancer immunotherapy

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | November 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Kai Wucherpfennig, Harvard University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Joint MCB Dept.-Miller Institute Lecture: "Sorting out membrane traffic with old friends: Having the time of my life at Cal"

Seminar: Department of Molecular & Cell Biology | November 18 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Scott Emr, Cornell University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, The Adolph C. and Mary Sprague Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science


Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Adolph C. and Mary Sprague Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science. This event is co-sponsored by the Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science in recognition of the outstanding alumni scientists who contribute their research efforts to the advancement of science. Scott Emr was a Miller Fellow from 1981-1983.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The circuit basis of directional selectivity in the Drosophila visual system

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | November 19 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Michael Reiser, Janelia Farms

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | November 24 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Arlene Sharpe, Harvard University

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Biophysical and Structural Basis of Extracellular Electron Transport in Microbial Redox Chains

Seminar: Structural & Quantitative Biology Seminar Series | November 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall


Professor Moh El-Naggar, University of Southern California, Physics, Biological Sciences & Chemistry

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | December 1 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Yasmine Belkaid, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, NIAID

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Seminar: Departments of MCB, PMB, Berkeley Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases | December 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall


Sandy Johnson, University of California, San Francisco, Johnson Lab

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology



Thursday, December 3, 2015

Implementing memory specificity through a heterosynaptic learning rule

Seminar: Division of Neurobiology & H. Wills Neuroscience Inst (Neuro) | December 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center


Steve Siegelbaum, Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Neuroscience

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Divisions of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, and Genetics, Genomics and Development Seminar

Seminar: Divisions of BBS, CDB and GGD | December 9 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Daniel Gerlich, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA), Vienna

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Friday, December 11, 2015

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology Seminar

Seminar: Department of Molecular & Cell Biology | December 11 | 3-4 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium


Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Division of Genetics, Genomics and Development Seminar

Seminar: Division of Genetics, Genomics & Development (GGD) | January 20 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Craig Miller, University of California, Berkeley

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

C.H. Li Memorial Lecture

Seminar: Department of Molecular & Cell Biology | February 9 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


C. H. Li Memorial Lectures

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

C.H. Li Memorial Lecture

Seminar: Department of Molecular & Cell Biology | February 10 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


C. H. Li Memorial Lectures

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Microbiota-mediated resistance against intestinal infections

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | April 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Eric Pamer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Chiron Lecture

Seminar: Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BBS) | April 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Elena Conti, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich (Germany)

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


Chiron Lectures

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Chiron Lecture

Seminar: Division of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BBS) | April 27 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time


Elena Conti, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich (Germany)

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


Chiron Lectures

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Inflammasomes coordinate pyroptosis and NK cytotoxicity to prevent the Purple Death

Seminar: Division of Immunology & Pathogenesis (I&P) | May 3 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


Ed Miao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Wednesday, May 4, 2016