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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Mon, 1 Jun 2009 09:55:20 -0400
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda Lunch update

Lambda lunch update, 6/1/09:

6/4/08*:  Dolph Hatfield:  "A single codon decodes specifically two
amino acids at internal positions of protein: A new wrinkle in the
genetic code"

6/11/08*:  Eugene Koonin:  "Insights into the prokaryotic
mobilome:  evolutionary genomics of antiphage defense  and
toxin-antitoxin systems"

6/18/09*: ASM and Berlin RNA meeting Review

6/25/09: No Lambda Lunch -- FASEB prokaryotic transcription meeting

7/2/09*:  Tony Furano

7/9/09*:  Masha Kireeva:  "Mechanism of sequence-specific pausing of
bacterial RNA polymerase"

7/16/09*: Michael Laub (MIT) "Specificity and Evolution of Two-
Component Signaling Pathways"
(Bob Weisberg)

9/24/09*:  Michael Galperin

10/15/09*:  Michi Taga (Berkeley)(Laurie Waters)

*Regular lambda lunch at 11:00 AM in Bldg 37, Rm 6107/6041. To
schedule seminars, contact Susan Gottesman
(susang@helix.nih.gov) or Bob Weisberg
(rweisberg@nih.gov). To meet with an
outside speaker, contact the person whose name is in parentheses.

If you're at NIH you can join the mailing list in either of the
following ways.  (1) Send the message "SUBSCRIBE LAMBDA_LUNCH-L 'your
name'" from the computer where you usually receive mail to
name' by your first and last names; or (2) go to
http://list.nih.gov/, browse the lists to find Lambda_Lunch-L, and
follow the instructions.  If you're not at NIH, contact
Bob Weisberg. This schedule is also
available at   http://schneider.ncifcrf.gov/lambda.html.

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37 Convent Drive, NIH                   Fax:         -2212
Bethesda, MD 20892
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