Center for RNA Biology 2019-2020 Seminar Schedule

Seminars will be held at 12:00 pm in room 115 of the Biomedical Research Tower (BRT) unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
James Hospital L035
*Note the room location and day
Sarah Keane, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan
Title – “RNA-mediated mechanisms of gene regulation”
Host: Anita Hopper;

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Peter Dedon, MD, Ph.D.
Underwood-Prescott Professor of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Talk Title – “CapQuant and AQRNA-seq: New tools for quantitative analysis of the ribonucleome and epitranscriptome”
Host: Jane Jackman;

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Meiling Hall 160
*Note the room location

Andrey Krasilnikov Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Penn State University
Talk Title – “Structural and functional studies of catalytic RNPs of the RNase P/MRP family
Host: Venkat Gopalan;

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
James Hospital L035
*Note the room location
Olivia Rissland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
“Connections between translation and mRNA decay.”
Host: Guramrit Singh; 

Tuesday December 10, 2019
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Maria Barna, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology
Stanford University
Host: Sharon Amacher;

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Nicholas Guydosh, Ph.D.
Stadtman Tenure-Track Investigator

Host: Kurt Fredrick;

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – Special Seminar
170 Davis Heart and Lung
Alexander Palazzo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Toronto
Host: Juan Alfonzo;

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
115 Biomedical Research Tower
RNA Fellows Presenting:
Shiqin Miao (Bong Lab)
“Duplex stem replacement and lncRNA MALAT1 triple helix regulation with bPNA+ triplex hybrid on tertiary interactions of internal RNA domains”
Zhongxia Yi (Singh Lab)
“Human nonsense-mediated mRNA decay is largely independent of UPF3B”
Matias Montes (Chandler Lab)  
“MDM2 alternative splicing is regulated by microRNA binding: A novel pathway of MDM2 regulation”

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – Off Cycle for Spring Break
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Jiqiang Ling Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Maryland
Host: Mike Ibba;

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
115 Biomedical Research Tower

Amy Pasquinelli Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
Host: Anita Hopper;

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 – Special Seminar
James Hospital L035
*Note the room location

Maria Hatzoglou Ph.D.
Case Western University
Host: Juan Alfonzo;

2020 CMBP and Center for RNA Biology Symposium

Due to Covid19, the 2020 symposium has been cancelled.