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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:00:00 -0500
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda lunch update

Lambda Lunch Update, 10/31/06:

11/2/06*: No meeting

11/3/06 10 am, Bldg 50, Room 1327:  James Conway (U. Pitt) "Virus capsids
hint at ancient lineages: the herpesvirus-like architecture of
bacteriophage SPO1"

11/7/06*:  Meeting review (Mountain Lake and EMBL Molec. Micro. meetings)

11/7/06, 35 BB/1000, 1:00 PM:  Jorge Galan (Yale, New Haven) "Type III
secretion machines: bacterial devices for protein delivery into eukaryotic

11/15/06 WALS: Steve Block (Stanford) "Optical Tweezers:  Biophysics, One
Molecule at a Time"

11/16/06*:  Steve Block "RNA polymerase pausing and DNA sequencing"
(provisional title)(Bob Weisberg)

11/28/06, 3 PM, Bldg 37, Rm 6107/6041:  Matt Waldor (Tufts) "Segregating
the chromosomes of the cholera pathogen" (Susan Gottesman)

12/7/06*:   Sriram Subramanian "The molecular structure of bacteria"

12/14/06*:  David FitzGerald: "Activation of Leu-Aminopeptidase from
Pseudomonas aeruginosa"

1/10/07:  Tom Silhavy (Princeton) WALS (Susan Gottesman)

2/8/07:  Christophe Herman (Baylor) Mike Cashel

4/18/07:  Charles Richardson (Harvard) WALS (Nancy Nossal)

*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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