Past Seminars

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Job Dekker

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA

Two ways to fold the genome

Host: Thomas Schalch

- 3079, Sciences III

Christiane Schaffitzel

EMBL Grenoble

"Co-translational protein targeting and translocation studied by electron cryo-microscopy"

Host: Robbie Loewith

- 3079, Sciences III

Janet Partridge

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Assembly of heterochromatin- tails from fission yeast

Host: Thomas Schalch

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Alex Gould

Division of Developmental Neurobiology, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK.

Coping with stress: adaptations of neural stem cells in Drosophila

Host: Emi Nagoshi

- A100, Sciences II

Aurelio Teleman

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

“Regulation of Tissue Growth in Drosophila”

Host: Robbie Loewith

- 3079, Sciences III

Michel Tremblay

McGill University, Montreal

Role of tyrosine phosphatases in signaling and cancer

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

- 3079, Sciences III

Jerry Pelletier

McGill University, Montreal

Adapting CRISPR/Cas9 for functional genomics screens

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

- 1S081, Sciences III

Anindya Dutta

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics University of Virginia School of Medicine

"Genomic stability in normal and cancer cells"

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Asaph Aharoni

Department of Plant sciences, Faculty of Biochemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

Unravelling plant metabolism through the integration of heterogeneous data from metabolomics, genetics and informatics

Host: Theresa Fitzpatrick

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Sergio Grinstein

The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

Imaging phagocytosis: receptors, signal transduction and the cytoskeleton

Host: Thierry Soldati

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Yves van de Peer

Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics, VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, University of Gent, Belgium & Bioinformatics and Systems Biology research group, Genomics Research Center, University of Pretoria, South-Africa

The importance of gene and genome duplications for natural and artificial organism populations

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Pierre Gönczy

EPFL SV ISREC UPGON, Lausanne

Mechanisms of centriole formation

Host: Françoise Stutz

- 1S081, Sciences III

Thomas W. Glover

Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan

"Unifying the mechanisms of replication stress-induced fragile sites, CNVs and complex rearrangements"

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Mike Hall

Biozentrum, University of Basel

TOR signaling in growth and metabolism

Host: Robbie Loewith

- 1S081, Sciences III

Luca Pellegrini

Department of Biochemistry University of Cambridge

"Mechanisms of DNA replication revealed by structural studies"

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Rick Morimoto

Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology, Northwestern University, USA

Proteostasis Networks and the Heat Shock Response in Biology, Aging, and Disease

Host: Didier Picard

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Max Telford

Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, UK.

The evolution of simplicity: loss of characters as a theme in animal evolution

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

- 3079, Sciences III

Alain Nicolas

CNRS Institut Curie, Paris

Mutational landscape of yeast mutator strains

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

- 3079, Sciences III

Prof. Rodney ROTHSTEIN

Department of Genetics and Development Columbia University Medical Center NYC, New York, USA

“Increased chromosome mobility facilitates homology search during double-strand break repair. »

Host: David Shore

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Catherine Dulac

Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, USA

Molecular and Neural Architecture of Social Behaviors in the Mouse

Host: Denis Duboule

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Frank Uhlmann

Chromosome Segregation Laboratory, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute, Lincoln’s Inn Fields Laboratories, London, UK

SMC protein complexes in chromosome organisation and segregation

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Silvia Arber

Biozentrum, University of Basel & Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel

Specificity and modules in circuits for motor control

Host: Ueli Schibler

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Rolf Zeller

Developmental Genetics, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel Medical Faculty, Basel

Signaling networks and genomic landscapes in vertebrate limb development and evolution

Host: Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan

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- A100, Sciences II

Andrea Musacchio

Department of Mechanistic Cell Biology, Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany

The molecular machinery of chromosome segregation and its feedback control

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

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- A100, Sciences II

Julia Bailey-Serres

Center for Plant Cell Biology and Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, USA

Waterproofing plants: Sensing, signaling and response mechanisms

Host: Roman Ulm

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Richard Lührmann

Max Planck Institut für Biophysikalische, Göttingen, Germany

The spliceosome: one of the most complex and structurally dynamic molecular machines of the cell

Host: Angela Kraemer

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- A100, Sciences II

Thomas Laux

Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg, Germany

Regulation of zygote polarity

Host: Luis Lopez Molina

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Gunter Wagner

Alison Richard Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University

The Origin of a Novel Cell Type: the decidual cell of mammals

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

- 3079, Sciences III

Nicolas Winssinger

Department of Organic Chemistry , University of Geneva.

to be announced

Host: Thomas Schalch

Part of Life Science Seminar Series (more on )

- A100, Sciences II

Tom Pollard

Yale University

Quantitative cellular and molecular approaches to understand the mechanisms of cytokinesis and endocytosis.

Host: Sandra Citi

- 3079, Sciences III

Andrzej Dziembowski

Department of Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Warsaw

RNA processing and diseases

Host: Stephane Thore

- 3079, Sciences III

Cecilia Arraiano

Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Oeiras, Portugal

Regulating mechanisms of gene expression

Host: Stephane Thore

- 1S059, Sciences III

Paola Munoz-Tello

Stephane Thore Laboratory

Structural and Functional Studies of Poly(U) Polymerases

Host: Stephane Thore

- A150, Sciences II

Titia de Lange

Rockfeller University

How telomeres solve the chromosome end protection problem

Host: Thanos Halazonetis

- 3079, Sciences III

Ravish Rashpa

Beat Suter lab, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern

Roles of Cbp80 in translation repression of transported mRNAs and in the piRNA pathway

Host: Thomas Schalch