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We are an interactive and collegial community of scientists dedicated to innovative, world-class research. In this environment, we train our diverse student population to become precise and creative thinkers who impact science and society.


MCB Events This Week

May 2 - 10:00 a.m. - Vail 614

Zhenghan Wang - Thesis Presentation
“Regulation of Wnt/Wingless Signaling by the ADP-Ribose Polymerase Tankyrase”
Genetics Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Yashi Ahmed

May 2 - 3:00 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Dr. Kenneth Cadigan - University of Michigan
“Wnt Transcriptional Repression in Drosophila Hematopoiesis”
Genetics Seminar
Host: Zhenghan Wang

May 2 - 4:00 p.m. - Borwell 658W

Rachel M. Gerstein, Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts Medical School
“B Cells Gone Bad: Investigation of B Cell Lymphoma”
Micro/Immuno Seminar
Host: Steve Fiering

May 3 - 9:00 a.m. - Room 201, LSC

Amanda L. Socha - These Presentation
“Uncovering the Mechanisms Controlling Metal-Micronutrient Homeostasis in Plants”
Biology Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Mary Lou Guerinot

May 3 - 10:00 a.m. - Vail 614

Ai Tian - Thesis Presentation
“Wingless/Wnt Signaling in Drosophila Intestinal Development, Homeostasis and Tumorigenesis”
Genetics Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Yashi Ahmed

May 4 - 9:00 a.m. - Kellogg Auditorium

Ashley A. Zurawel - Thesis Presentation
“What Causes Protein Misfolding and Toxicity in Neurodegenerative Disease?”
Biochemistry Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Surachai Supattapone

May 4 - 4:00 p.m. - Auditorium E, DHMC

Maureen E. Murphy, Ph.D. - Wistar Institute
“An African-specific Variant of p53 Alters Its Tumor-Suppressor and Ferroptosis Functions”
Pharm/Tox Seminar
Host: Manabu Kurokawa

May 4 - 4:00 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Martin L. Duennwald, Ph.D. - University of Western Ontario
“Protein Misfolding, Aggregation, and Toxicity – Surprising Insights from Polyglutamine Proteins in Yeast”
Biochemistry Seminar
Host: Ashley Zurawel

May 4 - 4:00 p.m. - Borwell 658W

Nikolai Dembrow, Ph.D. - University of Washington
“How the Intrinsic Properties of Cortical Pyramidal Neurons Govern the Timing of Synaptic Integration: A Reminder of How Dendrites Matter”
Phys/Neuro Seminar Series – Henry Schroeder Visiting Scientist

May 6 - 9:00 a.m. - Room 100, LSC

Carissa F. Aoki - Thesis Presentation
“Forest Risk and Southern Pine Beetle”
Biology Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Matt Ayres

May 6 - 10:00 a.m. - Vail 614

Dr. K. Dharmalingam - Aravind Medical Research Foundation, Tamilnadu India
“The Proteomics of Fungal Corneal Infections”
Micro/Immuno Special Seminar
Host: Mike Zegans

May 6 - 4:00 p.m. - Room 201, LSC

Robert Scheller - Portland State University
“Managing for Forest Change Given an Uncertain Future”
Biology Seminar
Host: Carissa Aoki


May 5 - Chilcott Auditorium - 4:00 p.m.

Morgan Gilman, McLellan Lab, Biochemistry

Brad Bartholomai, Dunlap/Loros Lab, Genetics

Colleen Harty, Hogan Lab, Micro/Immuno