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: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 13:56:25 -0500
Subject: Lambda lunch update Jan 3

NOMINATIONS FOR WALS:  I received very few nominations before the break for WALS for next year.  I'm trying again: send me suggestions for the lambda lunch nominees, and I'll solicit for votes.  Send names by Jan. 5th!  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.

Lambda lunch update: 1/3/12

1/4/12:  WALS, 3:00 PM Masur Auditorium; David Botstein (Princeton), "Evolution and Cancer".

1/5/12*: Aurelia Battesti (S. Gottesman lab) "Characterization of the interaction between RssB and the anti-adaptor proteins in E. coli".

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)

2/7/12: RNA Club, 4-5:30 PM, Bldg. 31, Rm.

2/08/12: WALS, Dyer Lecture (3:00 PM, Masur Auditorium) Karen Guillemin (U. of Oregon) "Molecular Dialogues with the Microbiota: Insights from the Zebrafish Intestine" (Joe Campbell, josephca@mail.nih.gov)

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)

5/3/12*: Mark Buttner (John Innes Center) (G. Storz)

*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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