From Cell To Organism: Cell, Developmental, and Stem Cell Biology Seminar Series

Meeting times: Tuesdays at 12:00PM 

Meeting Location: Skirball, 4th Floor Seminar Room

Attendance: Open to all NYU Langone Medical Center Faculty, Trainees, and Staff

Contact: If you have any questions about this seminar series or have suggestions of faculty to give seminars, please email:  
Julia Gelman

From Cell to Organism is co-sponsored by the Developmental Genetics program, the Department of Cell Biology, The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology and the Perlmutter Cancer Center

2015-2016 Seminar Schedule  

 

09/15/2015

 

Lei Bu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Medicine, NYULMC, New York ,NY

Title of Talk: Human pluripotent stem cells for studying heart disease and regeneration

Hosted by: Glenn Fishman/Stem cell biology training program

09/29/2015

Mihaela Serpe, PhD

Investigator and Head, Unit on Cellular Communication, NIH, Intramural Research Program, Bethesda, MD

Title of Talk: "Molecular mechanisms of synapse assembly, maturation and growth."

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program/Jessica Treisman

10/01/2015

Thursday at 2:00pm in Smilow Multipurpose Room

Allan Spradling, PhD

HHMI Investigator and Director, Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Baltimore, MD

Title of Talk: "Epigenetic and Genetic Programing of Drosophila Development"

Hosted by: Erika Bach

10/06/2015

 

Stephen Goff, PhD

HHMI Investigator and Higgins Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics and Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Silencing of Retroviral Genomes in Embryonic Stem Cells

Hosted by: Stem cell biology training program / Claudio Basilico

10/20/2015

Hugo Bellen, PhD

Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Title of Talk: Mitochondria and the demise of neurons

Hosted by: Carlos Sanchez and Ruth Lehmann

11/03/2015

 

Steven Artandi, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Immortality in the germline and in human cancer

Hosted by: Stem cell biology training program / Agnel Sfeir

11/10/2015

Sharad Ramanathan, PhD

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Title of Talk: Discovering reaction co-ordinates for cells state transitions during development

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Holger Knaut

12/01/2015

Glenn Fishman, MD

William Goldring Professor of Medicine; Director, Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology; Vice Chair for Research, Dept of Medicine; NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Novel transcription factors in the developing heart

Hosted by Stem cell biology training program

01/12/2016

Boris Reizis, PhD

Professor of Pathology and Medicine, NYULMC, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Prospective identification and lineage tracing of hematopoietic stem cells

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Elaine Wilson

01/19/2016

Sarah Hatsell, PhD

Associate Director, Skeletal Diseases; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Tarrytown, NY

Title of Talk: Modeling Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva in the mouse reveals its molecular pathophysiology and provides new paths to therapy

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program / Pam Cowin

02/02/2016

Rahul Satija, PhD

Core Member, New York Genome Center; Assistant Professor, NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, Associate Faculty, Institute for Systems Genetics, NYULMC, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Learning the 'metadata' of the cell with single cell genomics.

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Elaine Wilson

02/09/2016

Eric C. Greene, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University; Early Career Scientist, HHMI.

Title of Talk: Single Molecule Studies of DNA Recombination

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program /

02/16/2016

Dyche Mullins, PhD

Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Title of Talk: Heraclitus and the Cytoskeleton: the mechanics of self-assembling biological materials

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Yusuff Abdu

03/01/2016

Alan Hinnebusch, PhD

Senior Investigator, Section on Nutrient Control of Gene Expression. National Insitute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, MD.

Title of Talk: Molecular Mechanism of Ribosomal Scanning and Start Codon Recognition in Translation Initiation

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program / Don Ryoo

03/08/2016

 

Hynek Wichterle, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology, Neurology & Neuroscience, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Enhancer Surfers: dynamic regulation of stable gene expression in postmitotic motor neurons

Hosted by: Stem cell biology training program / Esteban Mazzoni

03/15/2016

Marc Hammarlund, PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Title of Talk: Mechanisms of Axon Regeneration

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Holger Knaut

03/22/2016

Dennis Zimmermann, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago; Chicago, IL

Title of Talk: Novel insights into the interplay of myosin motors and a dynamic actin cytoskeleton at the single-molecule level.

Hosted by: Iannis Aifantis

03/29/2016

 

Yiqin Du, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Opthamology and Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh

Title of Talk: Trabecular Meshwork Regeneration and Intraocular Pressure Reduction by Stem Cells for Glaucoma

Hosted by: Stem cell biology training program / Ruth Lehmann

04/01/2016

*FRIDAY 12:00pm*

Torsten Schöneberg, PhD

Professor, University of Leipzig, Germany

Title of Talk: How to wake a giant - tethered agonism in G protein-coupled receptors

Hosted by: Dimitris Placantonakis

04/05/2016

Margaret Fuller, PhD

Reed-Hodgson Professor in Human Biology; Professor of  Genetics and of Obstetrics/Gynecology (Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology), Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Title of Talk: Regulation of proliferation and differentiation in an adult stem cell lineage

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Ruth Lehmann

04/12/2016

 

Dominique Bergmann, PhD

HHMI Investigator andAssociate Professor of Biology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Title of Talk: Programmin and reprogramming an epidermal stem-cell lineage in plants

Hosted by: Stem cell biology training program / Jane Hubbard

04/19/2016

Frederic Chedin, PhD

Professor, UC Davis GEnome Center and Dept of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis Campus, Davis, CA

Title of Talk: Prevalent, dynamic, and conserved R-loop structures and epigenomic regulation in mammals

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Mamta Tahiliani

04/26/2016

David Raible, PhD

Professor, Department of Biological Structure; Adjunct, Department of Genome Sciences; Adjunct, Department of Biology; University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Title of Talk: Mitochondrial function in mechanosensory hair cell development and disease

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jean-Pierre Saint-Jeannet

04/29/16 * FRIDAY at 12:00pm

Andrew Vaughan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Chapman lab, University of California, San Francisco

Title of talk: Plastic or Dysplastic: Heterogeneous Modes of Regeneration in the Lung Epithelium

Hosted by: Dept of Medicine (Pulmonology and Cardio division)/ Stem Cell Biology

05/10/2016

Samie Jaffrey, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Weil Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Control of mRNA and IncRNA function by dynamic and reversible RNA base modifications

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jessica Treisman

05/17/2016

Chengzu Long, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher, Olson Laboratory; Department of Molecular Biology; UT Southwestern Medical Center

Title of Talk: Permanent Correction of Muscular Dystrophy by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated Genomic Editing

Hosted by: Glenn Fishman

05/24/2016

Iannis Aifantis, PhD

Professor and Chair of Pathology, NYUMC, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Regulation of RNA Pol II function and its role in stem cell self-renewal and differentiation

Hosted by: Stem cell biology training program

05/31/2016

Stephen Tsang, PhD

Associate Professor, Columbia University, Harkness Eye Institute

Title of Talk: Of Mice & Men: Targeting Precision Pathways

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program / Hyung Don Ryoo

For a complete schedule of all upcoming seminars for this series, click here