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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Mon, 9 Feb 2009 13:00:00 -0500
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda Lunch update

Lambda Lunch Update, 2/9/09:

2/12/09*: Dolph Hatfield "A single codon decodes specifically two
amino acids at internal positions of protein: A new wrinkle in the
genetic code" 
2/12/09:  NO MEETING
Dolph Hatfield's seminar has been postponed until April 2.  

2/18/09: Bldg. 37, Rm. 5111, 10:30, Ammar Zafar (UMBC), "Interactions
between transcriptional activator SoxS and RNA polymerase subunits"
(Michael Maurizi and Susan Gottesman)

2/19/09: 9:30 AM, Bldg. 37, Rm. 6107/6041, Jose Lemos  "Magic spoT
and Enterococus faecalis" (Mike Cashel)

2/19/09*:  Erik Sontheimer (Northwestern Univ) "CRISPR Interference
Limits Horizontal Gene Transfer in Staphylococci by Targeting DNA"
(Gigi Storz & Susan Gottesman)

2/26/09*:  Nancy Craig (Hopkins) "Tales of Transposons" (Bob Weisberg)

3/5/09*:  [CHANGE IN ROOM:  Bldg. 37, 2nd Floor Conference room,
today only!!]  Victoria Robinson (U. Conn, Storrs) "The association
of BipA and the ribosome contribute to regulation of stress processes
in Salmonella" (Mike Cashel)

3/18/09, WAL:  Christine Jacobs-Wagner (Gigi Storz)

3/19/09*:  Christine Jacobs-Wagner (Gigi Storz)

3/26/09*:  Venigalla Rao (Catholic U)(Sankar Adhya)

*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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names; or (2) go to http://list.nih.gov/, browse the lists to find
Lambda_Lunch-L, and follow the instructions to join.  If you're not
at NIH, contact Bob Weisberg to join. This schedule is also available
at http://schneider.ncifcrf.gov/lambda.html.

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