Events

Upcoming events for all programs and departments in the Division of Science for the next week.
Monday, 2/26/24, -- Topology Seminar

Monday, 2/26/2024
Topology Seminar

Ueda -- Towards Human Systems Biology of Sleep/Wake Cycles: Phosphorylation Hypothesis of Sleep

February 26, 2024

Monday, 2/26/2024 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124
Neurobiology Journal Club
Hiroki Ueda, M.D., Ph.D. (RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, University of Tokyo)
"Towards Human Systems Biology of Sleep/Wake Cycles: Phosphorylation Hypothesis of Sleep" See: https://www.bdr.riken.jp/en/research/labs/ueda-h/index.html
Host: Michael Rosbash.
For more information, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Hartwig -- Catalytic Functionalization of C-H and C=C bonds in Small and Large Molecules by Small and Large Catalysts

February 26, 2024

Monday, 2/26/2024 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Gerstenzang 124
Chemistry Department Colloquium
John Hartwig (University of California, Berkeley)
"Catalytic Functionalization of C-H and C=C bonds in Small and Large Molecules by Small and Large Catalysts"
Host: Chi Ting.

Latorraca -- Mapping allosteric regulation of membrane proteins at atomic resolution

February 27, 2024

Tuesday, 2/27/2024 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 131
Biochemistry Dept. Faculty Interview Seminar
Naomi Latorraca (University of California, Berkeley)
"Mapping allosteric regulation of membrane proteins at atomic resolution"
Host: Timothy Street.
Pizza and refreshments will be provided for attendees. Please contact biochemistry@brandeis.edu with any questions.

Sarkar -- Physics Department Colloquium

February 27, 2024

Tuesday, 2/27/2024 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Physics Department Colloquium
Sumantra Sarkar (IISc Bangalore)

Soltesz -- Organization and control of hippocampal circuits

February 27, 2024

Tuesday, 2/27/2024 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium
Ivan Soltesz (Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University)
"Organization and control of hippocampal circuits" See: https://www.solteszlab.com/
For more information, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Chakraborty -- Recent Advances in Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage (MOST) and Its Applications

February 27, 2024

Tuesday, 2/27/2024 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Volen 106
Chemistry Seminar
Subhayan Chakraborty (Han Lab)
"Recent Advances in Molecular Solar Thermal Energy Storage (MOST) and Its Applications"

Andre & Koundinya -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

February 28, 2024

Wednesday, 2/28/2024 11:15 am-12:15 pm Gerstenzang 124
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Katie Andre (Bisson Lab)
Neha Koundinya (Goode Lab)
For more information, please contact bioevents@brandeis.edu

Jiang -- Quantum/Gravity Seminar

February 29, 2024

Thursday, 2/29/2024 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 333
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
Yikun Jiang (Northeastern University)

Frederick -- Structural Determination of Neurodegenerative Disease-Associated Proteins Inside Cells

February 29, 2024

Thursday, 2/29/2024 11:10 am-12:10 pm Gerstenzang 121
Biochemistry Dept. Seminar
Kendra Frederick (University of Texas Southwestern)
"Structural Determination of Neurodegenerative Disease-Associated Proteins Inside Cells"
Host: Timothy Street.
Pizza and refreshments will be provided for attendees. Please contact biochemistry@brandeis.edu with any questions.

MRSEC Seminar

February 29, 2024

Thursday, 2/29/2024 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 229
MRSEC Seminar

Vivian -- Computational/Systems Neuroscience Journal Club

February 29, 2024

Thursday, 2/29/2024 11:15 am-12:05 pm Volen 201
Computational/Systems Neuroscience Journal Club
Mike Vivian (Grienberger Lab)
References: Cortical reactivations predict future sensory responses.
For more information, please contact bioevents@brandeis.edu

Marsh & McMahon -- Psychology Department Brown Bag

February 29, 2024

Thursday, 2/29/2024 12:20 pm-1:10 pm Rosenstiel 118
Psychology Department Brown Bag
Elizabeth Marsh (CoPE Lab)
"Worry, tau, and cognition in older adults" See: https://www.brandeis.edu/psychology/cope-lab/
Liam McMahon (Reward, Learning, and decision making lab, Department of Psychology)
See: https://www.thehowardlab.org/

Judge & Prada -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

March 1, 2024

Friday, 3/1/2024 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Kirsten Judge (Sengupta Lab)
Adriana Prada (Turrigiano Lab)
For more information, please contact bioevents@brandeis.edu

Canori & Rodriguez -- Neurobiology Journal Club

March 4, 2024

Monday, 3/4/2024 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124
Neurobiology Journal Club
Michael Canori (Kadener Lab)
Rico Rodriguez (Van Hooser Lab)
References: A power law describes the magnitude of adaptation in neural populations of primary visual cortex.
Host: Christine Grienberger.
For more information, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Zhou -- Targeted Membrane Protein Degradation through Induced Proximity

March 4, 2024

Monday, 3/4/2024 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Gerstenzang 124
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Xin Zhou (Harvard)
"Targeted Membrane Protein Degradation through Induced Proximity"
Host: Bing Xu.

Henikoff -- Genome-wide mapping of chromatin dynamics in situ

March 5, 2024

Tuesday, 3/5/2024 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium
Steve Henikoff (Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutch; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
"Genome-wide mapping of chromatin dynamics in situ" See: https://research.fredhutch.org/henikoff/en.html
Host: Kaushik Ragunathan.
For more information, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Bhasin -- Harnessing Plasmon Decay for Photocatalytic Reactions

March 5, 2024

Tuesday, 3/5/2024 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Volen 106
Chemistry Seminar
Anant Bhasin (Gieseking Lab)
"Harnessing Plasmon Decay for Photocatalytic Reactions"

Ames & Ryan -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

March 6, 2024

Wednesday, 3/6/2024 11:15 am-12:15 pm Gerstenzang 124
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Amanda Ames (Ragunathan Lab)
Alexis Ryan (Bradshaw Lab)
For more information, please contact bioevents@brandeis.edu

You -- Quantum/Gravity Seminar

March 7, 2024

Thursday, 3/7/2024 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 333
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
Yizhi You (Northeastern University)