Seminars and Events

QSB291: Fall 2013 QSB Seminar Series

All events take place in COB267. Please contact Professor Fabian V. Filipp for more information.

  • 1:15 p.m. Sept. 6: Professor Zhong Wang, Joint Genome Institute, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 3:15 p.m. Sept. 27: Professor Lloyd Smith, University of Wisconsin, Madison, hosted by UC Merced joint CCB-QSB faculty members
  • 1:15 p.m. Sept. 27: Professor Axel Visel, LBNL, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1:15 p.m. Oct. 4: Professor Luis Carvajal-Carmona, UC Davis, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1:15 p.m. Oct. 11: Professor Manel Camps, UC Santa Cruz, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 11 a.m. Oct. 14:  Dawn Cohen, Ph.D., Amgen, Castle Sequoia, hosted by UC Merced joint CCB-QSB faculty members
  • 1:15 p.m. Oct. 18: Richard Kimura, Ph.D., SU, hosted by UC Merced QSB and BEST faculty members
  • Oct. 25:  no event
  • 1:15 p.m. Nov. 1: Professor Rudy Ortiz, UC Merced, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  •  1:15 p.m. Nov. 15: Professor Dan Nomura, UC Berkeley, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1:15 p.m. Nov. 22: Professor Oliver Fiehn, UC Davis, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1:15 p.m. Dec. 6: Professor Bob Kuhn, UC Santa Cruz, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members

Fall 2013 MCB Seminar Series

All events take place in SE300. Hosted by faculty members of the Molecular and Cell Biology Unit of the School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced.

  • 3 p.m. Jan. 8: Professor Fabian Filipp, "Systems Biology and Cancer Metabolism"
  • 3 p.m. Feb. 12: Professor David Ardell, "tRNA-protein interaction signatures: evolutionary molecular systems biology and applications" 
  • 3 p.m.  March 12: Professor Masashi Kitazawa, "Role of glial cells in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease" 
  • 1 p.m. April 9: Professor Jennifer Manilay, UC Merced "Role of SOST in hematopoetic stem cell and B-cell development" 
  • 1 p.m. Sept. 10: Professor Jinah Choi "Hepatitis C virus frameshift/alternate reading frame protein suppresses type I interferon induction mediated by RIG-I/MDA-5" 
  • 1 p.m. Oct. 8: UC Merced professor TBA
  • 1 p.m. Nov. 12: UC Merced professor TBA
  • 1 p.m. Dec. 10: UC Merced professor TBA

QSB291: Spring 2013 QSB and BEST Seminar Series

Hosted by QSB.  Please contact Professor Fabian V. Filipp for more information.

  • 1 p.m. Dec. 14, COB267: Professor Zaida Luthey-Schulten, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, "Dynamics of Cellular Processes: From Molecules to Networks and Cells," hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 10 a.m. Dec. 18, SE200: Kanika Bajaj, Ph.D., UC Berkeley, "Understanding Molecular Determinants of the Early Secretory Pathway: A New Perspective on COPII Vesicular Transport," hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 10 a.m. Jan. 18, COB267: Professor Nicole Baumgarth, UC Davis, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, "Regulation of Immune Responses to Viral Pathogens," hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 11 a.m. Jan. 24, Half Dome (SSM317): Louis Lapierre, Ph.D., SBMRI, Del E. Webb Neuroscience, Aging and Stem Cell Research Center, "Autophagy Links Lipid Metabolism to Longevity: The Transcription Factor HLH-30/TFEB Regulates Autophagy and Modulates Longevity in C. Elegans," hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1 p.m. Jan. 25, COB267: Vadim Mozhayskiy, Ph.D., UC Davis Genome Center, "Cross-stress Behavior and Acquired In Vivo Stress Adaptation of Escherichia Coli and Guided Step-wise Adaptation of In Silico Microbial Populations," hosted by UC Merced BEST/EECS/QSB faculty members
  • 1 p.m. Feb. 8, COB267: Professor Richard Laine, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, "Conversion of Biowaste Silica to Value Added Si Based Materials including Polymers and High Purity Silicon," hosted by UC Merced BEST faculty members
  • 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Lakireddy Auditorium: Professor Sean B. Carroll, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Wisconsin, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1 p.m. Feb. 22, COB267: Professor Melissa Micou, UC San Diego, hosted by UC Merced QSB/BEST faculty members
  • 1 p.m. March 22, COB267: Professor Richard Edward Green, UC Santa Cruz, "Neandertal Genomics," hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 3:30 p.m. March 22, COB267: Professor Glenn Tesler, UC San Diego, "Genome Assembly and Rearrangement," hosted by UC Merced QSB/APM faculty members
  • 1 p.m. April 5, COB267: Professor Tiziana Bond, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Center for Micro and Nanotechnology,  hosted by UC Merced BEST faculty members
  • 1 p.m. April 19, COB267: Professor Michelle Khine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, UC Irvine, hosted by UC Merced BEST faculty members
  • 3:30 p.m. April 19, COB265: Professor Sally Blower, Center for Biomedical Modeling, UCLA, hosted by UC Merced QSB/APM faculty members
  • 1 p.m. April 26, COB 267: Professor William Smith, UC Santa Barbara, hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1 p.m. May 8, COB 267: Karen Sachs, Ph.D., Stanford University, "Computational Methods for High Dimensional Single Cell Data," hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members
  • 1 p.m. May 17, COB267: Professor Jan Balzarini, Rega Institute for Medical Research, Leuwen, Belgium, "Carbohydrate-Binding Agents as New Therapeutic Concept for the Inhibition of HIV" hosted by UC Merced QSB faculty members

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