GSI/Biochemistry Faculty Search

Schedule of Faculty Candidate Visits

12:00 – 1:00 pm in K-103


Date Name Title
Thurs., Oct. 20 Bluma Lesch, M.D. and Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, David Page’s Lab Whitehead Institute, MIT “Evolution and developmental control of epigenetic poising in the animal germ line”
Thurs., Nov. 17 Christian Froekjaer Jensen, Ph.D.Visiting Scientist, Andrew Fire’s Lab Departments of Pathology and GeneticsStanford University “A pervasive, non-coding DNA “watermark” prevents epigenetic silencing in C. elegans”
Thurs., Dec. 8 Nelson Lau, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, Department of BiologyBrandeis University “Shaping animal genomes by transposon landscapes and the Piwi/piRNA pathway”
Thurs., Dec. 15 Adam Norris, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, John Calarco’s LabFAS Center for Systems Biology

Harvard University

“Combinatorics of RNA binding proteins: roles in neuronal diversity and organismal health”
Tues., Dec. 20 Anastasios Vourekas, Ph.D.Research Associate, Zissimos Mourelatos’ LabDept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

“Catching RNA binding proteins in the act: Piwi ribonucleoproteins and germline development”
Thurs., Jan. 5 Bryce Carey, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, C. David Allis’ LabChromatin Biology and Epigenetics

Rockefeller University

“Integrating metabolism and chromatin biology in the regulation of stem cell identity”
Thurs., Jan. 12 Pedro Pereira da Rocha, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, Jane Skok’s LabDepartment of Pathology

New York University School of Medicine

“Keeping the house in order: The role of nuclear organization in maintaining genome stability, somatic recombination and gene regulation”
Thurs., Jan. 19 Athma Pai, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, Christopher Burge’s LabDepartment of Biology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Exploring the dynamics of mRNA splicing”
Wed., Jan. 25 Sihem Cheloufi, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, Konrad Hochedlinger’s LabDepartment of Molecular Biology

Massachusetts General Hospital

and Harvard University


“Epigenetic plasticity during cell fate transitions”
Thurs., Feb. 2 Elizabeth Kass, Ph.D.Postdoctoral Fellow, Maria Jasin’s LabMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center “Effect of Tissue-Specific and Genetic Changes on Homology-Directed Repair in the Mouse Mammary Gland”
Wed., Feb. 8 Chao Lu, Ph.D.Research Associate, C. David Allis’ LabChromatin Biology and Epigenetics

Rockefeller University

“Chromatin dysregulation as driver of oncogenesis”


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