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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Mon, 6 Apr 2009 14:30:00 -0400
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda Lunch Update

Lambda Lunch Update, 4/6/09

4/9/09* (Note change from last update): David Fitzgerald: "Cholera
pathogenesis - possible role for an exotoxin that resembles Exotoxin
A from Pseudomonas"

4/14/09, 4:00 PM, Bldg. 37, Rm. 5111: Daniel Schu (Virginia Tech/Anne
Summers lab) " A Functional/Structural Study on the Quorum Sensing
Response Regulator EsaR from the Plant Pathogen Pantoea Stewartii"
(Susan Gottesman)

4/16/09*:  Susan Buchanan:  "An engineered phage lysin crosses the
bacterial outer membrane"

4/23/09*:  Ichizo Kobayashi (University of Tokyo) "Selfish genes vs.
genome society: dynamics in bacterial genome evolution" (Dhruba Chattorj)

4/28/08, 11 AM, 5/127:  Doug Berg (WashU) "Helicobacter pylori's TnPZ
(plasticity zone) transposon: new jumping genes in a gastric pathogen."

5/13/09: WAL (3:00 PM, Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10): James Collins, BU
"Engineering Gene Networks: Integrating Synthetic Biology & Systems Biology"

5/15/09: 12:15: Bldg. 37, Rm. 6107: Steve Busby (University of
Birmingham) "Regulation at simple and complex bacterial promoters"
(Susan Gottesman)

5/21/09*:  Caroline Ranquet (Grenoble) (Susan Gottesman)

*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 to join. 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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