June, 2021 — Now on YouTube: Our 35th annual Mini-Symposium, 'Quality Control in Biology: From Cellular Systems to Ecosystems.'
At the Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Embryology, we study biology across a vast scale — from individual molecules to the whole organism. One constant at all levels is the need to perform quality control functions to ensure proper physiology.
- Dr. Joshua Rosenthal (Marine Biological Laboratory) – Rewriting the cephalopod neural transcriptome by editing mRNAs
- Dr. Micha Rapé (UC Berkeley) – Mitochondrial stress signaling in development and disease
- Dr. Patrick Lusk (Yale) – Protecting the integrity of the nuclear compartment
- Dr. Elçin Ünal (UC Berkeley) – Nuclear Pore Complex Modularity in Meiosis: Regulatory Mechanisms & Possible Functions
- Video Unavailable: Dr. Jennifer Zallen (Sloan Kettering Institute) – Signals, forces, and cells: Decoding tissue morphogenesis
- Video Unavailable: Dr. Amy Shyer (Rockefeller University) – Skin cells generate supracellular order through dynamic cell-matrix feedback
- Dr. Lucy O’Brien (Stanford) – Cellular life cycles enable adaptive organ states
- Dr. Joel Sachs (UC Riverside) – Host plant control and sanctioning of ineffective symbionts
Dr. Mark Mandel (University of Wisconsin–Madison) – Establishment of a specific animal microbiome
2021 Postdoc/Graduate Symposium Committee:
- Yun Bai, PhD
- Ross Pedersen, PhD
- Haolong Zhu