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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Mon, 12 Jan 2009 10:09:49 -0500
From: Susan Gottesman 
Subject: Lambda lunch update

Bob Weisberg is away for three weeks; for changes or other questions,
please contact Susan Gottesman.

Lambda Lunch update, 1/12/09:

1/12/09, Bldg. 37, 4th floor conference room (Room 4107), 1:30 PM:
Heath Murray (Newcastle University, J. Errington lab) "Regulation of
the DNA replication initiator protein DnaA by the Par ABS system in
Bacillus subtilis"  (Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

1/15/09*:  NO SPEAKER (RAO SEMINAR CHANGED TO MARCH 26) (volunteers welcome)

1/22/09*:  Vitaly Epshtein (NYU)

1/23/09, Bldg. 37, 6th floor conference room, 1:30 PM:  Natividad
Ruiz (Princeton University, Silhavy lab) "Bioinformatic
identification of envelope biogenesis factors in Escherichia coli"
(Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

2/3/09, Bldg 37, Rm 6107/6041, 1:30 PM:  Kumaran Ramamurthi (Harvard
University, Losick lab) "Morphogenesis in a bacterium"  (Gigi Storz &
Susan Gottesman)

2/5/09*:  Sunney Xie (Harvard) (Sankar Adhya)

2/6/09, Bldg 37, Rm 6107/6041, 1:30 PM:  Narashimham Sundarsan (Yale,
Breaker lab) "Genetic regulation by riboswitches" (Gigi Storz & Susan

2/19/09*:  Erik Sontheimer (Northwestern Univ) (Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

2/26/09*:  Nancy Craig (Hopkins) "Tales of Transposons" (Bob Weisberg)

3/5/09*:  Victoria Robinson (U. Conn, Storrs) "The association of
BipA and the ribosome contribute to regulation of stress processes in
Salmonella" (Mike Cashel)

3/12/09*: Joanna Goldberg

3/18/09, WAL:  Christine Jacobs-Wagner (Gigi Storz)

3/19/09*:  Christine Jacobs-Wagner (Gigi Storz)

3/26/09*:  Venigalla Rao (Catholic U)(Sankar Adhya)

*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.

You can join the mailing list in the following ways if you're at NIH.
(1) Send the following message from the computer where you usually
receive mail to
LAMBDA_LUNCH-L your name. 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 to join.  If you're not
at NIH, contact Bob Weisberg. This
schedule is also available at

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