• 2020-2021

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Feb 17, 2021 Shenhav Cohen, PhD Structural and Metabolic Control of Cell Size: New Concepts in Muscle Biology
    Mar 09, 2021 Andrea I McClatchey, PhD Cell polarity in morphogenesis and tumorigenesis
  • 2019-2020

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Mar 23, 2020 Shasha Chong, PhD Illuminating the dark proteome that regulates gene transcription by live-cell single-molecule imaging
    Mar 5, 2020 Nora Kory, PhD Mitochondrial transporters and cell metabolism
    Mar 2, 2020 Lindsay Case, PhD Protein phase separation regulates transmembrane signaling
    Feb 27, 2020 Lucas Farnung, PhD Barriers to transcription
    Feb 25, 2020 Meng-meng Fu, PhD Building the Oligodendrocyte: Mechanisms of Acentrosomal Microtubule Nucleation and mRNA Transport
    Feb 14, 2020 Anna Greka, MD, PhD TMED9 and protein quality control: implications for toxic proteinopathies
    Feb 3, 2020 Alwin Köhler, MD The role of liquid-liquid phase separation in nuclear ubiquitin signaling
    Jan 17, 2020 Hermann Steller, PhD Life without aggregates: regulated protein degradation in neuronal function and neurodegenerative diseases
    Nov 21, 2019 Oliver Bell, PhD Maintenance of mESC identity by Polycomb Repressive Complexes
    Nov 13, 2019 Suzanne Hoppins Understanding the mitochondrial outer membrane fusion machine
    Sep 27, 2019 Junjie Hu, PhD Membrane fusion mediated by dynamin-like proteins
    Sep 20, 2019 Benjamin Ohlstein, MD, PhD Stem Cell Replacement in the Intestine: You Can Go Home Again
    Sep 13, 2019 Ramesh Nayak, PhD Peer Review of Research Grant applications with the review procedure of R01, R03, R15, R21, R34, P01, P50, Small Business (SBIR) and F32 postdoctoral applications and the definition of Criteria and Consideration for Research Project Grant Critiques at NIH
    Sep 6, 2019 Sara Rossana Zanivan, PhD Cancer associated fibroblasts: the architects of the tumour stroma
    Sep 3, 2019 Bernd Bukau, PhD Mechanism of amyloid disintegration by the Hsp70 chaperone network
  • 2018-2019

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Nov 1, 2018 Steeve Boulant, PhD Clathrin-coated plaques regulate cell migration by identifying topographical cues left by focal adhesion in the extracellular matrix
    Nov 16, 2018 Sabine Petry, PhD Molecular insight into microtubule nucleation
    Dec 17, 2018 Radhika Subramanian, PhD Building micron-scale cellular structures from protein building blocks
    Jan 29, 2019 Simon Wing, MD Modulation of metabolism and glucocorticoid signaling by the USP19 deubiquitinating enzyme
    Feb 20, 2019  Alexander I. Sobolevsky, PhD Structural and functional studies of vanilloid subtype TRP channels
    Mar 1, 2019 Ivan Dikic, MD, PhD Unconventional serine ubiquitination and ER remodeling
    Mar 29, 2019 Jorge Ruas, PhD Regulation of tryptophan-kynurenine metabolism by exercised muscle: from energy metabolism to mental health
    Apr 17, 2019 Julie Mahamid, PhD Molecular Views into Cellular Function by in-cell Cryo-Electron Tomography
    Apr 30, 2019 Yifat Merbl, PhD Proteasome Footprinting: Global views of degradation
    May 28, 2019 Alvaro Martinez del Pozo, PhD The sphingomyelin-cholesterol interaction behind the metamorphosis driving a water-soluble protein into the membrane
    May 29, 2019 Brendan Canning, PhD Neural encoding mechanisms in cough
    Jun 10, 2019 Jamie Blaza, PhD Mammalian respiratory complex I through the lens of cryoEM
    Jul 1, 2019 Eunyong Park, PhD Structure and function of the mitochondrial protein import channel TOM complex
    Jul 18, 2019 Thomas Misgeld, MD Dynamics and diversity of mitochondria in the mammalian nervous system
    Aug 2, 2019 Mohan Balasubramanian, PhD Reconstituting eukaryotic cytokinesis
    Aug 9, 2019 Liang Feng, PhD Structure, dynamics and mechanism of SWEET sugar transporters
  • 2017-2018

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Sep 20, 2017 Kapil Ramachandran A neuronal-specific plasma membrane proteasome complex degrades nascent polypeptides into extracellular signaling peptides
    Sep 27, 2017 Ingrid Wertz, MD, PhD USP7 inhibitors reveal deubiquitinase enzymology and cell biology mechanisms
    Nov 2, 2017 Miratul Muqit MB,ChB, PhD PINK1 kinase signalling pathways in Parkinson's disease
    Nov 13, 2017 Yukio Fujiki, PhD Peroxisome homeostasis: physiology, biogenesis, and disorders
    Nov 21, 2017 David J Pagliarini, PhD Defining mitochondrial protein function through systems biochemistry
    Dec 13, 2017 Vikram Khurana, MD, PhD Genetic and spatial dissection of proteotoxicities from yeast to human neurons
    Jan 22, 2018 Thomas Kornberg, PhD Contact-dependent cell-cell signaling essential for development and cancer
    Feb 16, 2018 Jesus Perez-Gil, PhD Molecular machineries and the assembly of membrane conductive networks at the respiratory air-liquid interface
    Feb 28, 2018 Ru Gunawardane, PhD Using CRISPR/Cas9 and live imaging to model stem cell organization and dynamics
    Mar 9, 2018 Alwin Köhler, MD Lipid storage at the inner nuclear membrane
    May 11, 2018 Ron Vale, PhD RNA aggregation and neurodegeneration
    May 16, 2018 Russell Jones, PhD Visualizing T cell metabolism in vivo: New insights using metabolomics
    Jun 15, 2018 Eva Hoffmann, PhD Genome Diversification, Chromosome Segregation and Reproductive Aging in Human Females
    Jun 20, 2018 Bil Clemons Structural insights into the targeting of tail-anchored membrane proteins to the ER
    Jul 3, 2018 Ron Kopito Parallel genome-wide CRISPR analysis identifies a role for heterotypic ubiquitin chains in ERAD
    Jul 3, 2018 Bert van den Berg, PhD Porins and pedal bins
    Jul 16, 2018 Christian Klambt, PhD Glial Barriers and Behavior in Drosophila
    Jul 19, 2018 Nicolas Thomä, PhD Ubiquitination for a good cause - Understanding CRL4 ubiquitin ligases
  • 2016-2017

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Sep 27, 2016 Rosanna Piccirillo, PhD Activation of the SDF1/CXCR4 pathway retards muscle atrophy during cancer cachexia
    Nov 2, 2016 Vivek Malhotra Building blocks and scaffolds controlling the size of transport carriers for collagen and chylomicron secretion
    Jan 11, 2017 Manuel Thery, PhD Microtubule rejuvenation
    Jan 25, 2017 Michele Mishto, PhD & Juliane Liepe, PhD I. Proteasome-catalyzed peptide splicing and its biological implications II. From in silico to the clinic: methods to study proteasome-catalysed peptide splicing
    Mar 3, 2017 James Nathan, MD, PhD Using human forward genetic screens to explore the metabolic control of oxygen sensing enzymes
    Mar 29, 2017 Luca Scorrano, MD, PhD Mitochondrial dynamics: back to where we started
    Apr 13, 2017 Chiara Zurzolo, MD, PhD, Tunneling nanotubes: mechanism of formation and role in the intercellular spreading of prion-like aggregates in neurodegenerative diseases
    Apr 24, 2017 Cole Haynes, PhD Mitochondrial stress responses, innate immunity and toxic genomes
    May 1, 2017 David Rubinsztein, MD, PhD, Autophagy and Neurodegeneration
    Jun 5, 2017 Billy Tsai How a non-enveloped virus penetrates a biological membrane to cause infection
    Jul 7, 2017 Zuzana Storchova, PhD Aneuploidy in human cells: from Down’s syndrome to cancer
    Jul 14, 2017 Ramanujan "Manu" Hegde A new pathway for membrane protein insertion at the ER
    Aug 3, 2017 Helder Maiato, PhD Chromosome-intrinsic and -extrinsic factors involved in mitotic fidelity
  • 2015-2016

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Oct 5, 2015 Jean-Paul Vincent PhD Trafficking and regulation of the Wnt signal
    Oct 21, 2015 Bill Wickner PhD Membrane Fusion works Entirely Differently than You Thought!
    Oct 23, 2015 Jon Lorsch, PhD Developing a More Productive, Efficient and Sustainable Biomedical Research Enterprise
    Feb 8, 2016 Dan Kaganovich, Ph.D. Imperfect asymmetry: a mechanism of asymmetric partitioning of aging factors during mitosis in mammalian cells
    Mar 21, 2016 Johan Auwerx, MD, PhD Cross-species genetic mapping of targets in metabolism and aging
    Mar 30, 2016 Jason Gestwicki, PhD Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions in the Chaperone Network to Tune Protein Folding
    Apr 29, 2016 Charles Horn, PhD The shrew guide to neural circuits for vomiting
    Jun 1, 2016 George J Murphy, PhD Pluripotent stem cell modeling of human disease
    Jun 22, 2016 David M Smith, PhD The proteasome: an allosteric machine that is corrupted by a common oligimer in neurodegenerative diseases
    Jul 18, 2016 Christian Schlieker, PhD Molecular insights into the etiology of nuclear envelopathies: implications for protein quality control and cholesterol metabolism
    Aug 2, 2016 Nadinath Nillegoda, PhD From prokaryotes to eukaryotes: Deciphering the networking code of J- proteins
  • 2014-2015

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    Sep 8, 2014 Peter Juo, PhD Regulation of glutamate receptor trafficking by the ubiquitin signaling system in C. elegans
    Sep 23, 2014 Karim Mekhail, PhD From spatial genome organization to RNA-DNA hybrid regulation
    Mar 31, 2015 Marco Sandri, MD Signaling pathways that control protein homeostasis and energy balance in muscle
    Jun 4, 2015 KJ Patel How endogenous DNA damage corrupts the production of blood
    Jun 19, 2015 Anne Bertolotti, PhD Surviving protein quality control failure
  • 2013-2014

    DATE SPEAKER TALK TITLE
    May 13, 2013 Prof Christophe Lamaze Membrane Dynamics and Mechanics in Intracellular Signaling
    Oct 7, 2013 Anthony Koleske, PhD Adhesion receptor signaling to the cytoskeleton mediates dendrite arbor and dendritic spine stability
    Nov 15, 2013 Tatsuo Fukagawa, PhD Centromere specification and assembly in vertebrates
    Nov 22, 2013 Vahid Khoddami, PhD Target profiling and functional analysis of RNA cytosine methyltransferases
    Jan 29, 2014 Alejandro Buschiazo, PhD Novel insights into bacterial signaling: the 'one sequence - multiple structures' perspective
    Jan 31, 2014 Steven Finkbeiner, MD, PhD Insights into neurodegenerative disease gained from single cell analysis
    Jul 8, 2014 Andreas Matouschek, PhD Protein targeting to the proteasome: is there a second code?
    Jul 18, 2014 Hiten Madhani, MD, PhD Polycomb/PRC2 in the yeast Cryptococcus neoformans: insights into the control H3K27 methylation