2009-2010 Series

September, 2009

Structure-function studies of the AIDA1 neuronal signalling scaffolding protein
Host: Logan Donaldson(Dept. of Biology, York University)
When: Tuesday, September 29th, pm
Where: CCT 2140

October, 2009

Drug discovery for hematologic malignencies in an academic center - from bench to bedside
Host: Aaron Schimmer (Princess Margaret Hospital)
When: Tuesday, October 6th, 12pm
Where: CCT 2140

Soft corals and black corals record recent climate change in the tropical Pacific Ocean
Host: Branwen Williams (Dept. of Chemical & Physical Sciences, UTM)
When: Tuesday, October 13th, 12pm
Where: CCT 2140

Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth
Host: Richard Peltier (Dept. of Physics, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, October 20th, 12pm
Where: SB 2080

The thermal information processing in E.Coli and C. Elegans
Host: William Ryu (Dept. of Physics, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, October 27th, 12pm
Where: SB 2080




How do plateaus grow? Climate and tectonics of the Puna Plateau in Northwest Argentina
Host: Lindsay Schoenbohm (Dept. of Chemical & Physical Sciences, UTM)
When: Tuesday, November 3rd, 12pm
Where: CCT 2140



Completing the plate tectonic revolution using the large igneous province record
Host: Richard Ernst (Dept. of Geology, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, November 10th, 12pm
Where: CCT 2140

Structural insights into the assembly and function of the cellulosome: Lessons for designing a highly efficient cellulose-degrading complex
Host: Steven P. Smith (Dept. of Biochemistry, Queens University)
When: Tuesday, November 17th, 12pm
Where: CCT 2140



Designing photo-controlled proteinsHost: Drew Woolley (Dept. of Chemistry, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, November 24th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130





December, 2009

A near-infrared excess in the continuum of high-redshift galaxies: a tracer of star formation, circumstellar disks and (maybe) extra-galactic planets?
Host: Bob Abraham (Dept. of Astronomy & Astrophysics, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, December 1st, 12pm
Where: CCT 2140

January, 2010

What you see is what you get: How combinatorial microscopies are providing new insights in biology

Host: Chris Yip (Dept. of Engineering, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, January 12th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

How does a membrane-intrinsic acyltransferase select a specific type of acyl-chain?
Host: Russel E. Bishop, McMaster University(Dept. of Chemistry, McMaster University)
When: Tuesday, January 19th, 12pm
Where: SB 3129

Host: Charles Deber(Senior Scientist, SickKids Hospital)
When: Tuesday, January 26th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

February, 2010

Secrets from the Stellar Nursery
Host: Alison Sills (Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University)
When: Tuesday, February 2nd, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

The odds and evens of mercury isotopes
Host: Bridget A. Bergquist (Dept. of Geology, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, February 9th, 12pm
Where: SB 2068B

Host: Debbie Gunning (Dept. of Physics, Stanford University)
When: Tuesday, February 16th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

Development and application of mitochondria-penetrating peptides
Host: Shana Kelley (Dept. of Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UofT St. George)
When: Tuesday, February 23rd, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

March, 2010

Noncovalent interactions: From fundamental studies to new sensory materials
Host: Mark Taylor (Dept. of Chemistry, UofT St. George)
When: Wednesday, March 3rd, 12pm
Where: SB 2068B

Biological Chemistry of titanium in medicine and the environment
Host: Ann Valentine (Dept. of Chemistry, Yale University)
When: Tuesday, March 9th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

Mapping protein dynamics in living cells via fluorescence fluctuation and correlation analysis in space, time and reciprocal space
Host: Paul Wiseman (Dept. of Physics, McGill University)
When: Wednesday, March 17th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

Scanning probe microscopy in biomedical research
Host: Zoya Leonenko (Dept. of Physics, University of Waterloo)
When: Tuesday, March 23rd, 12pm
Where: SB 3130

Exploiting Statins as Anti-Cancer Agents
Host: Linda Penn (Princess Margaret Hospital)
When: Tuesday, March 30th, 12pm
Where: SB 3130