Molecular, Cell, Development (MCD) Seminar Series - McMaster University
2008-09 || 2009-10 || 2010-11 || 2011-12 || 2012-13

Molecular, Cell, Development (MCD) SEMINAR SERIES
Department of Biology


 
Schedule 2009-10
September
11th (Fri) Lulu de Vazquez paz (Jacobs lab)
Department of Biology, McMaster University

FGF ligands in Drosophila have distinct activities required to support cell migration and differentiation (Kadam et al. 2009, Development, vol. 136, 739-747) PDF

Differential and overlapping functions of two closely related Drosophila FGF8-like growth factors in mesoderm development (Klingseisen et al. 2009, Development, vol. 136, 2393-2402) PDF


25th (Fri) Dr. Tony Harris
University of Toronto

Epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila: the PAR complex regulates pulsed actomyosin contractions during apical constriction Abstract

October
9th (Fri) Dr. Helen McNeill
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto

Fat cadherins in growth and planar polarity signalling in flies and mice Abstract

23rd (Fri) Dr. Keiko Yoshioka
University of Toronto

The Role of Cyclic Nucleotide Gated Ion Channels in Plant Immunity Abstract

November
6th (Fri) No seminar




13th (Fri) Lizhen (Jenny) Wang (Bedard lab)
Department of Biology, McMaster University

Activator protein-1 (AP-1) family is required for the survival of v-Src-transformed chicken embryonic fibroblast Abstract

20th (Fri) Dr. Judith West-Mays
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University

Activator protein-1 (AP-1) family is required for the survival of v-Src-transformed chicken embryonic fibroblast Abstract

December
4 (Fri) Phil Cumbo (Gupta lab) - Postponed -
Department of Biology, McMaster University



January
15th (Fri) Maria Ioannou (Fahnestock lab)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

ProNGF signals survival differently than NGF depending on the relative levels of TrkA and p75NTR. Abstract

29th (Fri) Phil Cumbo (Gupta lab)
Department of Biology, McMaster University

Regulation of cell fate by Wnt and Notch signaling pathways in C. elegans development.

February
12th (Fri) No seminar




26th (Fri) Dr. Michael P. Scheid
Department of Biology, York University, Toronto

Signal transduction in immune and cancer cells by the 14-3-3 phospho-binding protein. Abstract

March
12th (Fri) Dr. Bradley W. Doble
Stem Cell Research Institute, McMaster University

Regulation of the pluripotent ground state by glycogen synthase kinase-3: is β-catenin the master key? Abstract

19th (Fri) Dr. Eric A. Hendrickson
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, University of Minnesota

rAAV is the magic bullet for engineering the human genome. Abstract

26th (Fri) Dr. Mungo Marsden
Department of Biology, Waterloo University

Should I stay or should I go; the clash between adhesion and migration. Abstract

April
9th (Fri)
HSC-1A3
No seminar




23rd (Fri) Dr. John McDermott
Department of Biology, York University, Toronto

The transcriptional network regulating skeletal myogenesis Abstract

May
7th (Fri) Taylor Mitchell (Zhu lab)
Department of Biology, McMaster University

Methylated TRF2 is associated with nuclear matrix and forms distinct nuclear staining in pre-senescent cells and cells derived from progeriod syndrome. Abstract

. Megan McKerlie (Zhu lab)
Department of Biology, McMaster University

TRF1 phosphorylation by CDK1 is important for sister telomere resolution in mitosis. Abstract

14th (Fri) Dr. Gabrielle Boulianne - Postponed -
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Unlocking the secrets of longevity. Abstract

21st (Fri) Alison Camiletti (Campos lab)
Department of Biology, McMaster University

The Drosophila Ran-Binding Protein in the Microtubule organizing center (RanBPM) gene is required in the mushroom bodies neurons for larval behaviour. Abstract