SACKLER DISCUSSION GROUP 2010-2011

2010-2011 Student Organizers:

Garrett Cobb (Rhoades Lab, MB&B)
Aaron Mertz (Dufresne Lab, Physics)

2010-2011 SDG schedule

September 17, 2010

Research: Ross Boltyanskiy (Dufresne Lab), ‘Spirochete cell mechanics and membrane fluidity’ 
Literature: Matt Akamatsu (Pollard Lab), Bipedal Locomotion in Crawling Cells.

October 22, 2010

Literature: Marcus Bosenberg (Bosenberg Lab), Mutagenic Patterns and Mechanisms in Melanoma
Research: Nivedita Mitra (Yan Lab), Purification of Family B G-Protein-Coupled Receptors Using Nanodiscs

November 19, 2010

This SDG meeting was replaced by the Sackler / IGPPEB Fall Retreat

December 17, 2010

Research: Kathryn Miller-Jensen (Miller-Jensen lab), ‘HIV as a model system to understand how promoter architecture regulates transcriptional activation’
Research: Dorina Saro (Sung Lab), ‘Role of FANCM complxes in DNA repair

January 21, 2011

Research: William Pontius (Emonet lab), ‘Mutual constraints on chemotactic tracking and exploration imposed by a fluctuation-response relationship’
Research: Alice Zhou (O’Hern and Regan Lab), ‘Predicting the atomic details of protein-protein interactions: How simple can a model be?’

February 18, 2011

Research: Brad Parry (Jacobs-Wagner lab), ‘Beyond Diffusion: Particle Mobility in the Bacterial Cytoplasm’
Research: Fabio Parisi (Kluger Lab), ‘Copy Number Analysis in Tumor Samples’

March 25, 2011

Research: Callen Hyland (Forscher lab), ‘Mechanics of Regenerating Aplysia Neurons’
Research: J.D. Humphrey (Humphrey lab), ‘Mechanotransduction and Vascular Mechanical Homeostasis Across Multiple Scales’

April 15, 2011

Research: Jared Harwayne-Gidansky, ‘Understanding Polymer Collapse Through Exact Enumeration’
Research: George Sirinakis (Zhang lab) ‘The RSC chromatin remodeling ATPase translocates DNA with high force and small step size’

May 20, 2011

Research: Dorthe Julich and Garrett Cobb (Holley & Rhoades Labs), Using FCS to observe integrin clustering in live zebrafish embryos
Literature: Tim Craggs (Grindley / Joyce lab), Monitoring multiple distances within a single molecule using switchable FRET: Nature Methods, Kapanidis Lab