Electron microscope picture of the Lambda bacteriophage.
 On the left is an icosahedral head and extending to the
right is a ribbed tail that comes a point in the last 6
ribs. A man sits at a table holding a knife and fork and
staring puzzled and angrily at a plate that has a lambda
phage on it.

NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

From: "Gottesman, Susan (NCI)" 
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 12:11:39 -0500
Subject: Lambda lunch update

Lambda lunch update: 12/4/11:

*  Over the next three weeks there will be a series of minisymposia/seminars by the first-round selections for the NIH-Wide Earl Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigator Search.  This is already a highly selected group of applications (top 5%), so worth hearing.  The link for all of the talks:  https://ccrod.cancer.gov/confluence/x/cwJdB
Talks particularly relevant to lambda lunch will be included in the list below; contact the committee chair or contact if you want to meet with the speaker.

12/5/11: 9 AM, Bldg. 31/2A48: Hani Zaher (JHU; R. Green lab) "Dealing with Mistakes: The Ribosome's Response to Misincorporations" (Stadtman Molecular Biology/Biochem candidate; committee chair R. Maraia)

12/08/11*: Elizabeth Grice (NHGRI/J. Segre lab) "The microbiome and impaired cutaneous wound healing"

12/9/11:Bldg. 8, Rm. 127 (10:30 AM): Mohammad Seyedsayamdost (Harvard; Kolter lab): "Interrogating Microbial Symbioses to Uncover New Bioactive Molecules" (Stadtman Chemistry/Chemical Biology candidate; contact F. Bernal to meet with candidate; bernalf@mail.nih.gov).

12/15/11: Microbiology/Infectious Diseases Stadtman Minisymposium, Bldg. 10, Rm. 11S235, 9:00-12:00 (see schedule for topics)


1/5/12*: Aurelia Battesti (S. Gottesman lab)

1/12/12: NCI retreat, no lambda lunch

1/19/12*: Jim Imlay (U. Illinois) "Molecular mechanisms of oxidative stress" (L. Waters/G. Storz)

1/26/12*: Fenfei Leng (Florida International U) "DNA topological barriers
and their role in transcription-driven DNA supercoiling" (D. Chattoraj)

2/09/12*: Victor Torres (NYU School of Medicine) (M. Machner)

2/24/12: 3:30 PM, Lipsett Auditorium, Bonnie Bassler (Princeton) (Brian L. Kelsall, BKELSALL@niaid.nih.gov; Mucosal Immunology and Microbiome Interest Group)

3/1/12: WALs (on Thursday), 3:00 PM Masur: Jo Handelsman, Yale University (S. Gottesman)

*Regular lambda lunch at 11:00 AM in Bldg 37, Rm 6107/6041. To schedule seminars, contact Susan Gottesman. 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 LISTSERV@LIST.NIH.GOV. Replace 'your 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 mailto:susang@helix.nih.gov. Susan Gottesman. This schedule is also available at  http://www.lecb.ncifcrf.gov//lambda.html.

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