Events

Upcoming events for all programs and departments in the Division of Science for the next week.
Ramos -- Molecular mechanisms synaptic assembly and function: Lesson from C. elegans

September 8, 2020

Tuesday, 9/8/2020 12:30 pm Online
M.R. Bauer Colloquium Series (DBS Hosted Speaker)
Daniel Colón-Ramos (Yale University)
"Molecular mechanisms synaptic assembly and function: Lesson from C. elegans"
Host: Emmanuel Rivera-Rodriguez.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/97005395635 For pw please email: aesposito@brandeis.edu

Moore -- Triple linking and Heegaard Floer homology

September 8, 2020

Tuesday, 9/8/2020 2 pm-3:15 pm
Topology Seminar
Allison Moore (Virginia Commonwealth University)
"Triple linking and Heegaard Floer homology"
Host: Profs. Daniel Ruberman, Ruth Charney and Kiyoshi Igusa. Contact Catherine Broderick, x63050 for more information.
Contact hosts for zoom link (ruberman@brandeis.edu).

Bisson -- Examining Sleep as a Mechanism Linking Physical Activity and Cognition

September 8, 2020

Tuesday, 9/8/2020 2 pm Virtual (Zoom)
Thesis Seminar
Alycia Bisson (Lifespan Lab)
"Examining Sleep as a Mechanism Linking Physical Activity and Cognition"
Host: Margie Lachman. Contact slupis@brandeis.edu for more information.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/3938717245?pwd=MjNnOGl6alRLN3J0UVVkanZzLzV5UT09 Password: sleep!

Ballintyn -- A solution to the learning dilemma for recurrent networks of spiking neurons

September 9, 2020

Wednesday, 9/9/2020 10 am Online
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
Ben Ballintyn (Miller Lab)
"A solution to the learning dilemma for recurrent networks of spiking neurons" References: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-17236-y.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/96016650028 For password or to be added to the listserv please email pmiller@brandeis.edu

Harris & Yu -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

September 9, 2020

Wednesday, 9/9/2020 2 pm Online
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Meghan Harris (Marr Lab)
"eIF2B as a Target for Viral Evasion of PKR-Mediated Translation Inhibition" References: https://mbio.asm.org/content/11/4/e00976-20#:~:text=Protein%20kinase%20R%20(PKR)%20is,inhibiting%20mRNA%20translation%20(1).&text=Phosphorylation%20by%20PKR%2C%20however%2C%20converts,halts%20the%20translation%20of%20mRNAs..
Albert Yu (Rosbash Lab)
"Self-Reporting Transposons Enable Simultaneous Readout of Gene Expression and Transcription Factor Binding in Single Cells" References: https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(20)30814-X.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/99047466182 For pw please email: aesposito@brandeis.edu

Jadhav -- Neural coordination mechanisms underlying memory-guided behavior

September 9, 2020

Wednesday, 9/9/2020 3:45 pm Virtual (Zoom)
Psychology Department Colloquium
Shantanu Jadhav ( Learning, Memory and Decision Making Lab)
" Neural coordination mechanisms underlying memory-guided behavior"
Contact slupis@brandeis.edu for more information.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/98919588021 - email slupis@brandeis.edu or jadhav@brandeis.edu for password

Cary & Tereshko -- Neurobiology Journal Club

September 10, 2020

Thursday, 9/10/2020 2 pm Online
Neurobiology Journal Club
Brian Cary (Turrigiano Lab)
"Regulation of autism-relevant behaviors by cerebellar–prefrontal cortical circuits" References: https://www-nature-com.resources.library.brandeis.edu/articles/s41593-020-0665-z.
Lauren Tereshko (Sengupta Lab)
"TTBK2 and primary cilia are essential for the connectivity and survival of cerebellar Purkinje neurons" References: https://elifesciences.org/articles/51166.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/98089933618 For pw please email: aesposito@brandeis.edu

Taylor -- Reaction Engineering with Micro- and Nano-reactors

September 10, 2020

Thursday, 9/10/2020 4 pm Virtual (Zoom)
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Annette Taylor (University of Sheffield)
"Reaction Engineering with Micro- and Nano-reactors"
Host: Irv Epstein .
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/94091753895 Please email chemofc@brandeis.edu from your Brandeis email account for the password.

Khan -- Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks

September 11, 2020

Friday, 9/11/2020 11:15 am via Zoom
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Amir Khan (Harvard Medical School)
Host: Niels Bradshaw.
Zoom link will be posted two days prior to talk.

Hobin & Liu -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

September 11, 2020

Friday, 9/11/2020 12:30 pm Online
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Michael Hobin (Griffith Lab)
Chenghao Liu (Nelson Lab)
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/92495098435?pwd=OVV0OU1OSlBGRWtNdE9vR0ZMT255UT09

Hobin & Shin -- Neurobiology Journal Club

September 14, 2020

Monday, 9/14/2020 2 pm Online
Neurobiology Journal Club
Michael Hobin (Griffith Lab)
"Dysfunction of ventral tegmental area GABA neurons causes mania-like behavior" References: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-020-0810-9.
Justin Shin (Jadhav Lab)
"Encoding of 3D Head Orienting Movements in the Primary Visual Cortex" References: https://www.cell.com/neuron/retrieve/pii/S0896627320305316?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0896627320305316%3Fshowall%3Dtrue.
https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/98089933618 For pw please email: aesposito@brandeis.edu