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NIH Lambda Lunch Meetings

An NIH Special Interest Group.

Date:         Sun, 22 Feb 2009 19:00:00 -0500
From: Robert Weisberg 
Subject: Lambda Lunch Update

Lambda Lunch Update, 2/22/09:

2/23/09, 50/1327, 12 PM:  Reidun Twarock (University of York, UK)
"Hidden symmetries in virus architecture:  their implications for
virus assembly, structural transitions and viral evolution"

2/25/09: 10/Masur, 3 PM:  David Relman (Stanford) "Explorations of
inner space: human microbial communities in health and disease"

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)

4/2/09*:  Michele Swanson (U. Mich)  "PppGp in Legionella"  (Mike Cashel)

4/9/09*: Dolph Hatfield "A single codon decodes specifically two
amino acids at internal positions of protein: A new wrinkle in the
genetic code"

4/23/09*:  Ichizo Kobayashi (University of Tokyo) "Selfish DNases
programming bacterial death"

*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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at NIH, contact Bob Weisberg to join. This schedule is also available
at http://schneider.ncifcrf.gov/lambda.html.

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