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Health Sciences Bulletin

Seminar Series archives


October 18, 2006
"Engraftment of embryonic cardiomyocytes augments conduction and decreases arrhythmias in infarcted mouse hearts: genetic tools to probe complex function."
Michael Kotlikoff

Professor and Chair, Cornell University

November 08, 2006
"To Be (or not to be) a Rhythmogenic Interneuron in the Locomotor Circuitry"
Lea Ziskind-Conhaim

Professor, University of Wisconsin

November 15, 2006
3:00 - 4:00 pm T-625
2006 Lamport Lecture - "Dynein - the next frontier of cytoskeletal motor proteins"
Ron Vale

Chair, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Investigator, HHMI, University of California, San Francisco

November 29, 2006
"Controlling Physiology with Light"
Joseph P. Y. Kao

University of Maryland

December 13, 2006
"Untangling Allosteric Regulation of Calcium-Activated (BK) Potassium Channel Gating."
Frank Horrigan

Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania

January 31, 2007
"Structure of the aquaporin-0 mediated membrane junction"
Tamir Gonen

University of Washington

February 07, 2007
"Tyrosination: an enigmatic covalent modification of tubulin linked to tumor growth and to neuronal organization"
Didier Job MD

Director, Cytoskeleton Laboratory, INSERM-CEA, Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences

February 14, 2007
"Role of CaM-kinases in Neuronal Development and Plasticity."
Tom Soderling

Professor, Oregon Health Sciences Univ. Vollum Institute

February 28, 2007
"Molecular mechanisms of hippocampal synaptic plasticity"
Yasunori Hayashi

Assistant Professor, Picower Center. MIT

March 14, 2007
"Photoreceptors and Energy Consumption: No Exit"
James Hurley

Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington

March 21, 2007
"Designing non-viral gene delivery systems for neuron-specific delivery"
Suzie Pun

Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Washington

March 28, 2007
"Computer simulation as a tool for exploring cytoskeletal dynamics."
Garry Odell

Director, Center for Cell Dynamics, Professor of Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratory, University of Washington

April 04, 2007
"Reading the Neural Code: Representations and Transformations in the Natural Sensory World"
Garrett Stanley

Associate Professor, Harvard

April 11, 2007
"Understanding Cardiac Repolarization .....One K+ Channel at a TIme"
Jeanne Nerbonne

Alumni Endowed Professor,  Washington University School of Medicine

Thursday  April 12, 2007
12:00-1:00 p.m. Foege Auditorium S-060
2007 Hille Lecture - "The rise and fall of REST: creating the nervous system"
Gail Mandel

Senior Scientist, Vollum, Investigator HHMI, Vollum Institute

April 18, 2007
"Seeing Spots: Liquid domains in Lipid Membranes"
Sarah Keller

Associate Professor, Chemistry, University of Washington

April 25, 2007
"Synapse assembly and plasticity in hippocampal neurons"
Ann Marie Craig

University of British Columbia

May 02, 2007
"Imaging circuit development in the vertebrate retina"
Rachel Wong

Professor, Department of Biological Structure. University of Washington

Tuesday  May 08, 2007
1:30 - 2:30 T-739
2007 Crill Lecture - "Functional imaging of neural ensembles in visual cortex: micro-architecture and micro-disorder"
R. Clay Reid MD, PhD

May 09, 2007
"Mitochondrial regulation of arterial calcium signals: mechanisms and functional consequences"
Jonathan Jaggar

Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

May 16, 2007
"Characterizing Neuronal Cell Types Using Electrophysiological, Morphological, and Genetic Analysis"
Kurt F. Ahrens

Associate Director, Systems Neuroscience, Allen Institute of Brain Science

May 23, 2007
"Modulating membrane fusion at neuronal synapses"
Sandra Bajjalieh

University of Washington

May 30, 2007
"The mechanisms and developmental timing of spontaneous synchronized activity in the developing mouse cortex"
William J. Moody

Professor, Department of Biology. Univ of Washington

June 06, 2007
"Protein Phosphorylation: Biochemical Signal Transduction and Its Energy Cost"
Hong Qian

Boeing Endowed Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics. UW

June 13, 2007
"Before and after fusion: Rabs, SNARES, and ubiquitination at the yeast vacuole membrane."
Alex Merz

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington

June 20, 2007
"Cellular and Molecular Choreography of Lymphocyte Activation"
Michael Cahalan

Professor and Chair, U.C. Irvine

Thursday  June 21, 2007
10:30 a.m. T-747
Faculty Lecture - "Synaptic dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease"
Jane Sullivan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Washington

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