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: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 14:38:03 -0500
Subject: Lambda lunch update

Last Lambda Lunch Update for 2011.  Happy Holidays to everyone!  We'll see you in January.

*Send me nominations for 2012-2013 WALS speakers by Dec. 15th; I will compile, solicit votes, and send in our top nominations.  You can also nominate directly.  Nominations for the 2012-2013 Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series will be accepted from December 1, 2011, to January 16, 2012. Please use the online form at http://research.nhgri.nih.gov/Events/WALS.

No lambda lunch this week.
12/15/11: Microbiology/Infectious Diseases Stadtman Minisymposium, Bldg. 10, Rm. 11S235, 9:00-12:00
        9:00am - 10:00am:  Dr. Kimberly Beatty  (University of California, Berkeley) "Chemical Tools for Imaging Proteins and Pathogens"
        10:00am - 11:00 am: Dr. Laszlo Kari (Rocky Mountain Lab, NIAID) "Chlamydia: Unraveling Pathogenesis and Prevention with New Genetic Tools".
        11:00am - 12:00 noon: Dr. Xiaorong Lin  (Texas A & M) "Regulation of Morphogenesis, Community Behavior and Pathogenicity in Cryptococcus neoformans"


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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Bldg 37, Rm 5132                        Lab:  301-496-3524
37 Convent Drive, NIH
Bethesda, MD 20892
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