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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Mon, 1 Dec 2008 10:00:00 -0500
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda Lunch update

Lambda Lunch update, 12/1/08:

12/2/08, 3 PM, Bldg 10/Masur:  John Collier
(Harvard Med) "Structure and Function of the Anthrax Toxin Pore"

12/3/08, 3 PM, Bldg 10/Masur:  Jon
Beckwith  (Harvard Med) "Evolution and Diversity
of Pathways for Disulfide Bond Formation and Reduction"

12/4/08*:  Jon Beckwith (Susan Gottesman)
"Following disulfide bond formation as a means of
studying protein folding in the periplasm"

12/5/08, 2:00 PM, 6B/429:  Marc Drolet
(Université de Montréal) "Roles of RNase HI in DNA topology" (Bob Crouch)

12/8/08, 5/127, 12:00 noon:  Michael Cox
(University of Wisconsin) in Madison
"Recombinational DNA repair in Bacteria" (Dan Camerini)

12/11/08*, 10:00 AM:  Joseph Falke (U. Col.) "The
bacterial chemotaxis pathway: Signaling mechanism
of an ultrasensitive and ultrastable receptor array" (Cezar Khursigara)

12/12/08, Bldg 37, 6th floor conf. room, 12:15
PM: Patrick Viollier (Case Western Reserve
Medical School) "Polarity, cell fate and division
control in an asymmetric bacterium" (Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

12/18/08*:  Carl Kingsford (U MD) "Transcription
Terminators, DNA uptake, and Overlapping Genes" (Susan Gottesman)

1/8/09*:  Lukas Tamm

1/12/09, Bldg. 37, 4th floor conference room,
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*:  Venigalla Rao (Catholic U)(Sankar Adhya)

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

1/23/09, Bldg. 37, 6th floor conference room,
12:15 PM:  Natividad Ruiz (Princeton University,
Silhavy lab) "Bioinformatic identification of
envelope biogenesis factors in Escherichia coli" (Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

2/3/09 (Room/time to be announced): Kumaran
Ramamurthi (Harvard University, Losick lab)
"Morphogenesis in a bacterium"  (Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

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

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)

*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.

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Bob Weisberg. This
schedule is also available
at    http://schneider.ncifcrf.gov/lambda.html.

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