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.


Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:27:10 -0500
From: Susan Gottesman 
Subject: Lambda lunch update, post-Thanksgiving
To: 


Lambda lunch update: 11/20/12
     It is time once again to nominate speakers for the WALs series.
I'll collect names  between now  and Dec. 3rd, and then send around a
ballot.  So - send in your suggestions (and a couple of sentences
about why they would be good).  This year's lambda lunch-sponsored
speaker is Margaret McFall-Ngai.  Keep in mind that speakers should be
appropriate for the larger NIH community.  Final nominations are due
Dec. 14th if you want to nominate independently of lambda lunch.
11/22/12:  Turkey! No lambda lunch.
11/29/12*: Xuefeng Yin (G. Storz lab)
12/6/12*: Monica Markovski (Now at NIH, from T. Bernhardt lab)
“Lipoprotein Cofactors Located in the Outer Membrane Activate
Bacterial Cell Wall Polymerases”
12/13/12: 9:00 AM-12:00, Bldg. 10, Rm. 12C111 (inside 12C103 NIAID
office suite): Stadtman Microbiology Search Committee Candidate
Seminars: Details to follow.  No lambda lunch scheduled.
12/13/12: 10:30 AM, 539 Conference room, Frederick:  John Roth
(rescheduled): “Origins of gene duplications – defying 40 years of
bacterial genetics.”  (J. Sawitzke)
1/10/12: NCI Retreat; no Lambda lunch scheduled.
1/16/13:  3:00 PM Masur Auditorium (WALS): Margaret McFall-Ngai
(University of Wisconsin, Madison) "Living in a microbial world:
Deciphering the molecular language of partnership" (S. Gottesman)
1/17/13*: M. McFall-Ngai (U. Wisconsin) (S. Gottesman)
1/24/13*: Katsu Murakami (Penn State) (Debbie Hinton)
3/14/13*: Eric Cambronne (Oregon Health and Science University)
'Effector protein complexes that prime Legionella pneumophila for
human infection' (K. Ramamurthi)
4/18/12*: Amy Vollmer (Swarthmore College) (Gigi Storz)
6/26/13: 3:00 PM Masur Auditorium (WALS): Jeffrey Gordon (Washington
University) "Exploring the human gut microbiome: Dining in with
trillions of fascinating friends"

*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 Gottesms@helix.nih.gov. Susan Gottesman. This schedule is also
available at http://schneider.ncifcrf.gov/lambda.html.
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Bldg 37, Rm 5132                        Lab:  301-496-3524
37 Convent Drive, NIH
Bethesda, MD 20892
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