Cell and Molecular Biology Colloquium


Join us and participate in weekly seminar presentations on exciting topics in the fields of cell, molecular and developmental biology.

Date: Wednesdays, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: SSB 7172

September 21, 2022

Lionel Pereira
A phosphoinositide signalling pathway mediates rapid lysosomal repair (2022) Nature.
"Tan and Finkel"

September 28, 2022

Eva Momchilova
Stem cell-derived synthetic embryos self-assemble by exploiting cadherin codes and cortical tension (2022) Nat. Cell. Biol.
"Bao et al."

October 5, 2022

George Allen
Mechanical strain stimulates COPII-dependent secretory trafficking via Rac1 (2022). The EMBO Journal.
"Phuyal et al."

October 12, 2022

Jennah Park
DOT1L modulates the senescence-associated secretory phenotype through epigenetic regulation of IL1A (2021). JCB.
"Leon et al."

October 19, 2022

Amelinda Firdauzy
Ischaemia impacts TNT-mediated communication between cardiac cells (2020). Current Research in Cell Biology.
"Batista-Almeida,D. et al."

October 26, 2022

Stephanie Sonea
Rapid macropinocytic transfer of α-synuclein to lysosomes. (2022) Cell Rep.
"Bayati et al."

November 2, 2022

Jessica Felix
An LKB1–mitochondria axis controls TH17 effector function (2022). Nature
"Baixauli, F., Piletic, K., Puleston D.J. et al"

November 9, 2022

Matthew Volpiana
Lysosomal GPCR-like protein LYCHOS signals cholesterol sufficiency to mTORC1 (2022). Science (New York, N.Y.), 377(6612), 1290–1298.
"Shin et al"

November 16, 2022

Jennifer Chan 
A distinct role of STING in regulating glucose homeostasis through insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion (2022). PNAS.
"Qiao et al"

November 23, 2022

Shama Nazir 
TBC1D18 is a Rab5-GAP that coordinates endosome maturation together with Mon1.
"Hiragi et al"

Brandon Fonseca 
(Walsh et al., 2022) The bacterial effector GarD shields Chlamydia trachomatis inclusions from RNF213-mediated ubiquitylation and destruction
"Walsh et al"

November 30, 2022

Reyhaneh Jafarirad 
Prophet, S.M., Rampello, A.J., Niescier, R.F. et al. Atypical nuclear envelope condensates linked to neurological disorders reveal nucleoporin-directed chaperone activities. Nat Cell Biol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41556-022-01001-y

Jennah Park 

December 7, 2022

Shaianne Stein 
Cell migration orchestrates migrasome formation by shaping retraction fibers. J Cell Biol 4 April 2022; 221 (4): e202109168. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.202109168
"Fan et al"

Katja Maccharles 
ATM inhibition drives metabolic adaptation via induction of macropinocytosis. J Cell Biol 2 January 2023; 222 (1): e202007026. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.202007026
"Huang et al"