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: "Storz, Gisela (NIH/NICHD) [E]" 
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 17:16:24 -0500
Subject: reminder about Lambda lunch talk and updated schedule

Lambda lunch update: 2/8/12

2/09/12*: Victor Torres (NYU School of Medicine) "Identification Of Virulence Factors Involved In S. aureus Bloodstream Infection" (M. Machner)

2/16/12:* Erin Goley (Johns Hopkins; previously in L. Shapiro lab) "The great divide: building a bacterial cytokinesis machine" (Kumaran Ramamurthi)

2/17/12:  Raphael Valdivia (Duke University) "A secreted Chlamydia protease is required for cytoskeletal remodeling and protection of pathogen-containing vacuole" (Matthias Machner)

2/23/12*: Tod Merkel "Pertussis Transmission and Disease"

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 Auditorium, Bldg. 10: Jo Handelsman, Yale University “Phalanx or Traitor? Impact of Gut Microbial Communities on Insect Health” (S. Gottesman)

3/6/12-3/7/12: The Social Biology of Microbial Communities; Institute of Medicine, Washington DC. Free registration; program is attached; registration is  required: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/765586/BGH-Social-Biology-of-Microbial-Communities-3-6-7-12

3/8/12* Elliott Crooke (Georgetown) (G. Storz)


3/22/12:* Dan Larson (NCI) “How do transcription factors control transcription rate?”

3/29/12:*  Julio Collado-Vides (UNAM) (S. Adhya)

4/5/12*: Kim Orth (UT Southwestern) (M. Machner)


4/26/12:* Jeffrey F. Miller (UCLA)


5/3/12*: Mark Buttner (John Innes Institute) (G. Storz)


5/17/12*: Ralph Isberg (Tufts University) (M. Machner)

6/14/12*: Bob LaRossa (Dupont) (G. Storz)

*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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