Karen Chiang & Chloe Rose

Karen Chiang & Chloe Rose

Karen Chiang
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Pearson
Nicked DNA processing by the mismatch repair complex MutSβ
Tuesday January 24 @ 2pm
HSC, Hollywood Theatre, #1246 Black Wing, 555 University Ave.

Chloe Rose
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Brian Ciruna
A twisted tail: Investigating the genetic causes of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Tuesday January 24 @ 2pm
HSC, Hollywood Theatre, #1246 Black Wing, 555 University Ave.

Amanda Charlesworth & Kwamaa Duah

Amanda Charlesworth & Kwamaa Duah

Amanda Charlesworth
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Julie Claycomb
Dissecting the Differential Functions of the Argonaute CSR-1 in C. elegans
Tuesday January 17 @ 2pm
Banting Institute, #131, 100 College St.

Kwamaa Duah
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Leah Cowen
Dissecting the Morphogenetic Circuitry of C.albicans in Response to Phagocytosis by Macrophages
Tuesday January 17 @ 2pm
Banting Institute, #131, 100 College St.

Prabhpreet Bassi & Matthew Eroglu

Prabhpreet Bassi & Matthew Eroglu

Prabhpreet Bassi
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Ronald Cohn
Assessing the Therapeutic Potential of CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Gene Modulation
Tuesday January 17 @ 2pm
HSC, Hollywood Theatre, #1246 Black Wing, 555 University Ave.

Matthew Eroglu
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Brent Derry
Regulation of MAP Kinase Signaling by SGK-1
Tuesday January 17 @ 2pm
HSC, Hollywood Theatre, #1246 Black Wing, 555 University Ave.

Ryan Smith & Lindsay Smith

Ryan Smith & Lindsay Smith

Ryan Smith
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Tae-Hee Kim
Epigenetic control of mesenchymal-epithelial interactions directs gastrointestinal regionalization
Tuesday January 10 @ 2pm
HSC, Hollywood Theatre, #1246 Black Wing, 555 University Ave.

Lindsay Smith
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Title TBA
Tuesday January 10 @ 2pm
HSC, Hollywood Theatre, #1246 Black Wing, 555 University Ave.

Sabriyeh Alibai & Timothy Ng

Sabriyeh Alibai & Timothy Ng

Sabriyeh Alibai
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Jason Moffat
Engineered protein scaffolds as tools to explore novel Biology
Tuesday January 10 @ 2pm
Banting Institute, #131, 100 College St.

Timothy Ng
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Daniel Durocher
The control of DNA double-strand break repair in mitosis
Tuesday January 10 @ 2pm
Banting Institute, #131, 100 College St.

Jasper Ho & Julia Hanchard

Jasper Ho & Julia Hanchard

Jasper Ho
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisors: Dr Lori Frappier and D.-Y. Jin
Identification of a Novel Epstein-Barr Virus protein that suppresses the DNA damage response
Tuesday December 13 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Julia Hanchard
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Amy Caudy
New insights into an old pathway—A novel pyrimidine salvage enzyme in yeast
Tuesday December 13 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Eric Chapman & Olga Zaslaver

Eric Chapman & Olga Zaslaver

Eric Chapman
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Brent Derry
The C. elegans scaffold protein KRI-1/CCM1 permits apoptosis non-autonomously by regulating ERK5/MAPK signalling
Tuesday December 6 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Olga Zaslaver
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Amy Caudy
Metabolic error or convenient substrate? Regulation of the oncometabolite D-2-hydroxyglutarate
Tuesday December 6 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Javier Hernandez &  Amy (Ying Yi) Zhang

Javier Hernandez & Amy (Ying Yi) Zhang

Javier Hernandez
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Jeff Wrana
Mechanisms in somatic cell reprogramming
Tuesday November 29 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Amy (Ying Yi) Zhang
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Jeff Wrana
Identifying new key players in stromal exosome-facilitated breast cancer cell motility
Tuesday November 29 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Qianzhu Wu & Albi Celaj

Qianzhu Wu & Albi Celaj

Qianzhu Wu
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Laurence Pelletier
Functional Characterization of TRIM36 in Centriole Duplication Pathway
Tuesday November 22 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Albi Celaj
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Frederick Roth
Using Engineered Populations to Study Complex Genetic Bases of ABC Transporter Mediated Drug Resistance in Yeast
Tuesday November 22 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Eesha Sharma & Amanda Veri

Eesha Sharma & Amanda Veri

Eesha Sharma
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Ben Blencowe
Global detection of in vivo RNA-RNA interactions: towards new insights into non-coding RNA function
Tuesday November 15 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Amanda Veri
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Leah Cowen
Functional Genomic Analysis of Circuitry Governing Candida albicans Morphogenesis
Tuesday November 15 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Ken Grisé & Rebecca Mok

Ken Grisé & Rebecca Mok

Ken Grisé
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Derek van der Kooy
Make vision great again: Activating endogenous retinal stem cells in the mouse eye
Tuesday November 8 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Rebecca Mok
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. James Ellis
Investigating the morphology and function of Rett Syndrome stem cell-derived neurons
Tuesday November 8 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Alana Sherker & Ainsley Underhill

Alana Sherker & Ainsley Underhill

Alana Sherker
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Daniel Durocher
Deciphering the mechanism of BRCA1 recruitment to DNA double-strand breaks
Tuesday November 1 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Ainsley Underhill
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
TBA

Sam Lambert & Manisha Talukdar

Sam Lambert & Manisha Talukdar

Sam Lambert
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Tim Hughes
Extensive Divergence of Transcription Factor Sequence Specificity Within Eukaryotic Lineages
Tuesday October 25 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Manisha Talukdar
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Sicheri
Structural and biochemical characterization of kinase-endoribonucleases
Tuesday October 25 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Emily Beckett Sward & Dara Lo

Emily Beckett Sward & Dara Lo

Emily Beckett Sward
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: J. Culotti
Characterizing the UNC-129 pathway and its role in netrin guidance in C. elegans
Tuesday October 18 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Dara Lo
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisors: Brenda Andrews and Charlie Boone
Analyzing terminal phenotypes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using Synthetic Genetic Array and High Content Screening
Tuesday October 18 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Huayun Hou & Natasha Pascoe

Huayun Hou & Natasha Pascoe

Huayun Hou
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Michael Wilson
Topoisomerase II beta interacts with CTCF and cohesin at evolutionarily conserved points of genome control
Tuesday October 11 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Natasha Pascoe
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisors: Dr Charles Boone & Dr Sachdev Sidhu
Discovering Novel Inhibitors of Deubiquitinases in vivo: Strategies using Budding Yeast
Tuesday October 11 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Alind Gupta & Samantha Yammine

Alind Gupta & Samantha Yammine

Alind Gupta
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Julie Brill
Regulation of cilia by phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate (PIP2)
Tuesday October 4 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Samantha Yammine
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr Derek van der Kooy
Building a Brain: neural precursor lineages during mouse development
Tuesday October 4 @ 2pm
Wallberg Bldg, Rm 116, 200 College St.

Ben Grys & Fan Yang

Ben Grys & Fan Yang

September 13 @ 2pm, Wallberg Building, 184-200 College Street, Room 116