Events

Upcoming events for all programs and departments in the Division of Science for the next week.

Li -- Mighty Biosynthetic Chemistry of Small Molecules in Bacteria

September 30, 2022

Friday, 9/30/2022 11:10 am-12:30 pm Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Bo Li (UNC Chapel Hill, Department of Chemistry, Department of Microbiology and Immunology)
"Mighty Biosynthetic Chemistry of Small Molecules in Bacteria"
Host: Isaac Krauss.
This is a hybrid talk. For Zoom login info, please email Maria Berlis at mariaberlis@brandeis.edu

Scalera & Harris -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

September 30, 2022

Friday, 9/30/2022 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Amy Scalera (Rodal Lab)
Jenna Harris (Kadener Lab)

Ding & Shanley -- Neurobiology Journal Club

October 3, 2022

Monday, 10/3/2022 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124/Online
Neurobiology Journal Club
Mingxin Ding (Jadhav Lab)
References: Dopamine subsystems that track internal states.
Regis Shanley, Ph.D. (Turrigiano Lab)
References: NDNF Neurons in layer 1 gain-modulate whole cortical columns according to an animal's behavioral state.
For more info, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Co -- Improving process understanding in late-stage development at AbbVie

October 3, 2022

Monday, 10/3/2022 4:10 pm-5:20 pm Gerstenzang 121
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Sarah Siska Co (AbbVie)
"Improving process understanding in late-stage development at AbbVie"
Host: Isaac Krauss.

Folkestad -- Quantum/Gravity Seminar

October 4, 2022

Tuesday, 10/4/2022 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 333
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
Ã…smund Folkestad (MIT)

Ramaswami -- Inhibitory engrams: molecular mechanisms of habituation and flexible cognition

October 4, 2022

Tuesday, 10/4/2022 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
M.R. Bauer Distinguished Guest Lecture Series
Mani Ramaswami, PhD (Professor of Neurogenetics, Genetics, Director of TCIN, Trinity Institute of Neurosciences (TCIN), Director of TCIN, Zoology Trinity College Dublin)
"Inhibitory engrams: molecular mechanisms of habituation and flexible cognition" See: https://www.tcd.ie/Neuroscience/ramaswami/
Host: Leslie C. Griffith.
For more information or the zoom password , please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Beibei Liu -- The critical exponent: old and new

October 4, 2022

Tuesday, 10/4/2022 2:15 pm-3:15 pm Goldsmith 300
Topology Seminar
Beibei Liu (MIT)
"The critical exponent: old and new"
Host: Carolyn Abbott, Ruth Charney, Kiyoshi Igusa and Daniel Ruberman.

Juno Seong -- An avoidance principle and Margulis functions for expanding translates of unipotent orbits

October 6, 2022

Thursday, 10/6/2022 12:15 pm-1:15 pm /Online
New England Dynamics and Number Theory Seminar
Juno Seong (UC San Diego)
"An avoidance principle and Margulis functions for expanding translates of unipotent orbits"
Host: Dmitry Kleinbock and Lam Pham.

Theobald -- Ancestral Protein Resurrection Methods Reveal Macromolecular Evolution and Mechanism

October 7, 2022

Friday, 10/7/2022 11:10 am-12:10 pm Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Douglas Theobald (Brandeis University)
"Ancestral Protein Resurrection Methods Reveal Macromolecular Evolution and Mechanism"
Host: Douglas Theobald.
This is a hybrid talk. For Zoom login info, please email mariaberlis@brandeis.edu

Penix & Krishnamoorthy -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

October 7, 2022

Friday, 10/7/2022 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Suhaily Penix (Bradshaw Lab)
Aishwarya Krishnamoorthy (Kadener Lab)

Carney -- Comments on hunting the graviton

October 11, 2022

Tuesday, 10/11/2022 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 229
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
Dan Carney (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
"Comments on hunting the graviton"

Shrivastava -- A versatile molecular motor that shapes host-microbiota interactions and powers bacterial gliding

October 11, 2022

Tuesday, 10/11/2022 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium
Abhishek Shrivastava, PhD (School of Life Sciences, The Biodesign Institute , Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics, Center for Biological Physics, Arizona State University)
"A versatile molecular motor that shapes host-microbiota interactions and powers bacterial gliding" See: https://web.asu.edu/shrivastavalab/home
Host: Alexandre Bisson.
For more information or the zoom password, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Ferreira & Stadnicki -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

October 12, 2022

Wednesday, 10/12/2022 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Neyara Ferreira (Haber Lab)
Emily Stadnicki (Bradshaw Lab)

Chris Lutsko -- New England Dynamics and Number Theory Seminar

October 13, 2022

Thursday, 10/13/2022 12:15 pm-1:15 pm Virtual
New England Dynamics and Number Theory Seminar
Chris Lutsko (Rutgers University)
"TBA"
Host: Dmitry Kleinbock and Lam Pham.

Hawley -- Lessons From Comparative Genetics: The Synaptonemal Complex in Flies, Silkworms, and Mice

October 13, 2022

Thursday, 10/13/2022 1:15 pm-2:15 pm Rosenstiel 118
Special Seminar
Scott Hawley, PhD (Faculty and Dean Emeritus, The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute)
"Lessons From Comparative Genetics: The Synaptonemal Complex in Flies, Silkworms, and Mice" See: https://research.stowers.org/hawleylab/
Host: James E. Haber.
For more information, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Ron -- Chemistry Department Colloquium

October 13, 2022

Thursday, 10/13/2022 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Gerstenzang 121
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Eyal Ron (Sensei Ventures)
Host: Emily Ziperman.

Kirk & Seman -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

October 14, 2022

Friday, 10/14/2022 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Ryan Kirk (Nelson Lab)
Melissa Seman (Ragunathan Lab)

Timko -- Chemistry Department Colloquium

October 18, 2022

Tuesday, 10/18/2022 4:10 pm-5:20 pm Gerstenzang 121
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Michael Timko (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Host: Klaus Schmidt-Rohr.

Bates & Biswas -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

October 19, 2022

Wednesday, 10/19/2022 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Sam Bates (Sengupta Lab)
Sayan Biswas (Marr Lab)

Burghi -- Online estimation of biophysical neural networks

October 20, 2022

Thursday, 10/20/2022 11:15 am-12:05 pm Volen 201
Computational Neuroscience Journal Club
Thiago Burghi (Control Group, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University)
"Online estimation of biophysical neural networks" See: http://www-control.eng.cam.ac.uk/Main/TBB29
Host: Paul Miller.