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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Tue, 26 Apr 2005 13:46:00 -0400
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda lunch update

Lambda Lunch Update, 4/26/05:

4/28/05, 9:30 AM, 37/6107:  Andrew Travers "DNA supercoiling - a neglected
global transcriptional regulator?" (Mike Cashel) (in place of veggie data club)

4/28/05*:  Skorn Mongkolsuk "Sensing and responding to organic peroxide
stress in bacterial phytopathogens" (Gigi Storz)

4/29/05, 8:30 am. The Felsenfeld Symposium: DNA and Its Complexes.  A
Tribute to the Career of Gary Felsenfeld. FAES;NIDDK. Building 10 (Clinical
Center), Lipsett Auditorium. (Info: 301-496-5889)

5/5/05*:  J. Gowrishankar (Hyderabad) "Chromosomal R-loops in E.coli as a
function of the 3 R's of co-transcriptional mRNA engagement : ribosomes,
Rho, and RNase E" (Mike Cashel)

5/6/05, 2 pm, Building 6B, Room 429:  Jim Hernandez (SUNY Buffalo)
"Conversion of active promoter-RNA polymerase complexes into inactive
promoter bound compexes in E. coli by the transcription effector ppGpp"
(Mike Cashel)

5/12/05*:  Laurence Van Melderen (Brussels) "Functional analysis of
homologous ccd toxin-antitoxin systems:  does genomic location matter?"
(Susan Gottesman)

5/13/05, 10 AM - 5 PM, Natcher, Balcony C: Seminar in honor of Michael
Yarmolinsky's retirement.  Speakers:  Stuart Austin, David Friedman,
Barbara Funnell, Marty Gellert, Max Gottesman, and Tom Silhavy.

5/17/05, 12:30 PM, Building 45, Room J:  Stephen West, Cancer Research UK,
London England "New Insights into Mechanisms of BRCA2-regulated
Double-Strand Break DNA Repair" (Roger Woodgate)

5/18/05, 3:00 PM (WAL), Building 10, Masur Auditorium:  Stephen West,
Cancer Research UK, London, England "Making Ends Meet: Double-Strand Break
Repair in Human Cells"

5/19/05*:  Kim Sneppen  (tentative) (Sankar Adhya)

6/2/05*:  Yuri Lyubchenko "Holliday junction branch migration with single
molecule FRET" (Sankar Adhya)

6/16/05*:  Amar Klar "Fission yeast paradigm used to explain genetics of
human hand-use preference, brain laterality, schizophrenia and bipolar traits"

*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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