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January 9, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Maria Leptin Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Remodelling epithelial junctions during Drosophila gastrulation

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 13, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Franz Narberhaus Homepage
Biologie der Mikroorganismen, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Lipid metabolism and RNA-mediated temperature sensing in bacteria

Host: Thomas Langer, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 15, 2009 11.00 a. m.

Vanessa Fernández Majada
Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge, Barcelona Homepage

New nuclear functions for IKKa in colorectal cancer

Host: Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

January 16, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Thorsten Hoppe Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Function of the ubiquitin-selective chaperone CDC-48/p97 in muscle development and cell cycle progression

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 20, 2009 02.15 p. m.

Michael Bachmann Homepage
Intitute for Theoretical Physics, University of Leipzig

Conformational mechanics of molecular structure formation processes

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, New Building, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 23, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Sigrun Korsching Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

The fifth class of G alpha proteins: birth-and-death mode of evolution

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 26, 2009 13.15 p. m.

Nikolaus Rajewsky Homepage
Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin

snoRNAs, microRNAs and post-transcriptional gene regulation

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 26, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Sujin Bao
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Homepage

Cell adhesion and organ assembly

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

January 27, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Maria Dimaki
Laboratory of General Biology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Rio-Patras, Greece

From Geminin to Castor: regulation at the interphase of cell cycle and differentiation

Host: Thomas Langer, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 27, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Boris Görke Homepage
Institute for Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Post-transcriptional regulation of glucosamine-6-phosphate synthase (GlmS) expression by two small RNAs in Escherichia coli

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

January 30, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Günter Plickert Homepage
Zoological Institute, University of Cologne

Mechanisms of axial patterning in a basal metazoan

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

February 4, 2009 05.00 p. m.

John Silke Homepage
Department of Biochemistry, La Trobe University, Australia

One RING to rule them all? New insights into the roles of E3 Ligases in the TNF signalling pathway

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

February 5, 2009 01.00 p. m.

Mathias Haag Homepage
Biochemistry Center, University Heidelberg

Qualitative and quantitative lipid analysis of mitochondria by nano-electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

February 6, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Stefan Höning Homepage
Center for Biochemistry, Medical Faculty/University of Cologne

Membrane protein sorting signal recognition by the clathrin adaptor AP2

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

February 16, 2009 02.00 p. m.

Dmitri Samovski
Department of Human Nutrition and Metabolism, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

Mitochondrial/ Endoplasmic Reticulum Coupling: Lessons Learned from Long Chain Fatty Acid Analogs or "That which does not kill, makes you stronger"

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

February 26, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Joseph Orly Homepage
Department of Biological Chemistry, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Successive degradation of StAR by soluble and membrane-bound mitochondrial proteases:
protecting steroidogenic mitochondria under "protein stress"

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

February 27, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Manolis Pasparakis Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

TNF signalling in skin immune homeostasis

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

March 6, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Günter Schwarz Homepage
Institute for Biochemistry, University of Cologne

Molybdenum cofactor deficiency: From bench to bedside and beyond

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

March 13, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Jens Brüning Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Neuronal control of metabolism

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

March 17, 2009 09.30 a. m.

Fyodor Kondrashov Homepage
Bioinformatics & Genomics Programme, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona

Compensatory evolution and evolution of stop codons

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

March 23, 2009 10.30 a. m.

Diana Kadner
Biotechnology Center of Technical University Dresden Homepage

Mechanism of cell adhesion at the midbrain-hindbrain neural plate in the zebrafish, Danio rerio

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

March 26, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Sudhir Kumar Homepage
Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics, Arizona State University

Evolutionary anatomies of human disease mutations

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

March 27, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Mirka Uhlirova Homepage
Institute for Genetics/CECAD, University of Cologne

The role of stress signaling in development and cancer

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

April 3, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Reinhard Krämer Homepage
Institute for Biochemistry, University of Cologne

Catalytic and regulatory cycles of a transporter: lessons from biochemistry, X-ray and electron crystallography

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

April 17, 2009
cancelled
12.15 p. m.

Peter Huijser Homepage
MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Complex roles of SBP-box transcription factors in
Arabidopsis sexual reproduction

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, New Building, Lecture Hall, 4thfloor

April 24, 2009   9.00 a. m.


  9.00 a. m.



10
.00 a. m.


11.00 a. m.

SFB 680: Seminar Day (II) Programme
(Seminar Day I is on April 23, placed at the Institute of Physics, Zülpicher Str. 77, ground floor, lecture hall)

Matthieu Reymond, MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne
Molecular analysis and evolutionary history of an epistatic interaction leading to incompatibility


George Coupland, MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne
Evolution of annual and perennial life histories in the Brassicacae

Juliette de Meaux, MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Adaptive evolution in gene networks controlling seed dormancy in A. thaliana

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

April 24, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Jane Parker Homepage
MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Checks and balances in plant innate immunity

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

May 4, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Walid A. Houry Homepage
Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Canada

The Multiple Cellular Roles of the Hsp90 Molecular Chaperone

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, New Building, Lecture Hall, 4thfloor

May 5, 2009 05.00 p. m.


05.10 p. m.


06.00 p. m.


06.30 p. m.

Opening Ceremony of the CECAD Cologne Imaging Facility Programme   CECAD
Welcome: Thomas Langer, Vice-Coordinator of CECAD Cologne

Heiko Zimmermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Biomedizinische Technik (IBMT), St. Ingbert
Cellular Stress in Cryo Banking: Technologies and Applications


Frank van den Boom, Nikon GmbH, Düsseldorf
Optimal Cell Care in Live Cell Imaging and Confocal Microscopy

Astrid Schauss, Head of the Imaging Facility, Cologne

The new Imaging Facility - Get Focused on Microscopy

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

May 8, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Matthias Hammerschmidt Homepage
Institute for Developmental Biology, University of Cologne

Diverse roles of bone morphogenetic protein during early Zebrafish development

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

May 12, 2009 05.15 p. m.

Sandra L. Schmid Homepage
Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California

Clathrin-mediated Endocytosis: Dynamics and Dynamin

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

May 13, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Peter Frommolt
CECAD Cologne/Cologne Center for Genomics, University of Cologne Homepage

Data analysis in high-throughput genomic experiments

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

May 14, 2009 01.00 p. m.

Sonja Schaetzlein Homepage
Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York

Exo1- a multifunctional exonuclease

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

May 14, 2009  4.30 p. m.

 5.00 p. m.



05.40 p
. m.


06.20 p. m.

Opening: SFB 680: Seminar Day (I) Programme

Joachim Krug, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne  Homepage
Arjan de Visser, Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Netherlands Homepage
Epistasis, recombination and predictability in adaptive evolution


Eric von Elert, Aquatic Chemical Ecology, University of Cologne  Homepage
Adaptive evolution in a herbivore against dietary protease inhibitors

Jonathan Howard, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Homepage
Reciprocal polymorphism and coadaptation in the Toxoplasma-mouse nexus

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

May 15, 2009  

 9.00 a. m.


10.30 a. m.


11.10 a. m.

SFB 680: Seminar Day (II)

Philip Gerrish, UNM Department of Biology, University of New Mexico  Homepage
Genetic linkage and mutation rate instability


Michael Lässig, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne  Homepage
Time-dependent selection and adaptation

Martin Lercher, Bioinformatics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Homepage
Karin Schnetz, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Homepage

Gabriel Gelius-Dietrich, Bioinformatics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Homepage
Bacterial genome dynamics: gene acquisitions and losses in response to life style changes

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

May 15, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Martin Hülskamp Homepage
Botanical Institute, University of Cologne

Steps towards theoretical modelling trichome patterning
in Arabidopsis

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

May 20, 2009 10.00 a. m.

Timothy Weil
Department of Biochemistry, The University of Oxford Homepage

Exploring the function of Swallow protein in bicoid mRNA localization during Drosophila oogenesis

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

May 25, 2009 11.00 a. m.

Margaret A. Goodell
Regenerative Medicine Center Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Homepage

Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Seminar Room 3rd floor

May 29, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Jörg Höhfeld Homepage
Institute for Cell Biology, RFW-Universität Bonn

The physiological importance of chaperone-assisted degradation

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

June 8, 2009 11.00 p. m.

Alexandros Sfikas Homepage
Department of Physiology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greek

Role of NF-κB signaling in DNA damage response

Host: Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture hall, 4th floor

June 9, 2009 11.00 p. m.

Claudio Di Sanza
Division of Nutrition and Aging, Italian National Institute of Health, Rome

Treatment with different serum concentrations modifies primary human cell's response to stress

Host: Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture hall, 4th floor

June 10, 2009 10.00 a. m.

Lenhard Rudolph Homepage
Institut für Molekulare Medizin und Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe für Stammzellalterung, University of Ulm

p53 deletion impairs clearance of chromosomal instable stem cells compromising tissue integrity in aging telomere dysfunctional mice

Host: Björn Schumacher, Institute for Genetics/CECAD Cologne, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

June 17, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Mike Ryan Homepage
Department of Biochemistry, La Trobe University/Melbourne

Mitochondrial biogenesis: networking the networks and assembling complex complexes

Host: Thomas Langer, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

June 18, 2009 11.15 a. m.

Ivan Dikic Homepage
Institute of Biochemistry II, Goethe University School of Medicine, Frankfurt

Targeting ubiquitin networks

Host: Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

June 19, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Björn Schumacher Homepage
Institute for Genetics/CECAD, University of Cologne

DNA damage in aging and longevity

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

June 23, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Mark Marsh Homepage
MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London

HIV assembly - sorting signals and macrophages

Host: Stefan Höning, Institute for Biochemistry II/SFB 635, Medical Faculty Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

June 25, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Benedikt Obermayer Homepage
Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physiks, LMU München

Error thresholds for self- and cross-specific enzymatic replication

Host: Michael Lässig, Institute of Theoretical Physics/SFB 680, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

June 26, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Klaus Theres Homepage
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Control of shoot branching in tomato and
Arabidopsis

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

July 1, 2009 9.15 a. m.

Volker Hartenstein Homepage
University of California, Los Angeles

Brain neuropile ultrastructure and neuronal microcircuitry: A comparative-evolutionary perspective

Host: Siegfried Roth, Institute for Developmental Biology/SFB 572, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

July 1, 2009 11.30 a. m.

Aurélien Bayot
University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris

Implication of Pim1/Lon and ClpP proteases in mitochondrial biogenesis, oxidative stress and aging

Host: Thomas Langer, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

July 1, 2009 04.30 p. m.

Alain Arneodo Homepage
Laboratoire de Physique, Universite de Lyon

Nucleosome positioning by excluding genomic energy barriers

Host: Michael Lässig, Institute of Theoretical Physics/SFB 680, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

July 3, 2009
cancelled
12.15 p. m.

Gerrit Praefcke Homepage
Institute for Genetics & ZMMK, University of Cologne

title pending

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

July 10, 2009
cancelled
12.15 p. m.

Ute Höcker Homepage
Botanical Institute, University of Cologne

Light-controlled plant growth and development

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

July 16, 2009 04.00 p. m.

Richard Neher Homepage
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California

Adaption in sexual population and a case study in HIV

Host: Michael Lässig, Institute of Theoretical Physics/SFB 680, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor
July 17, 2009
cancelled
12.15 p. m.

Thomas Wiehe Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Analysis of DNA substrings in a context of sequence evolution

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

July 21, 2009
11.00 a. m.

Alastair J. M. Watson Homepage
Division of Gastroenterology School of Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool

Barrier function during intestinal cell shedding

Host: Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

July 24, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Wim Soppe Homepage
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

The molecular mechanisms of seed dormancy in
Arabidopsis

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

August 5, 2009 11.15 p. m.

Matteo Rauzi Homepage
Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille-Luminy

Mapping Subcellular Tensile Forces Controlling Morphogenesis

Host: Maria Leptin, Institute for Genetics/SFB 572, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

August 10, 2009 12.00 p. m.

Amin S. Ghabrial Homepage
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia

Seamless tube morphogenesis in the Drosophila tracheal system

Host: Maria Leptin, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

August 12, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Stefan Jentsch Homepage
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Munich

A molecular Swiss army knife mediates cytokinesis

Host: Thorsten Hoppe, Institute for Genetics/CECAD, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

August 18, 2009 11.00 a. m.

Sergey Kryazhimskiy Homepage
University of Pennsylvania

The dynamics of adaptation on correlated fitness landscapes

Host: Michael Lässig, Institute of Theoretical Physics/SFB 680, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

August 19, 2009 12.00 a. m.

Marco Henneke Homepage
Universitätsklinikum Göttingen, Pädiatrie II, Göttingen

RNASET2-deficient cystic leukoencephalopathy resembles congenital cytomegalovirus brain infection

Host: Peter Nürnberg, Cologne Center for Genomics, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

August 24, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Tim Clausen Homepage
Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna

Identification of a protein arginine kinase involved in transcriptional regulation

Host: Thorsten Hoppe, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

August 26, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Christian G. Riedel Homepage
Department of Molecular Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Towards the molecular mechanisms of lifespan regulation in C. elegans

Host: Thorsten Hoppe, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

September 4, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Brunhilde Wirth Homepage
Institute for Genetics & Institute of Human Genetics at the University Hospital of Cologne

Knock-out of SFRS 10, an important splicing regulator of the SMN gene

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

September 9, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Michael Hallek Homepage
Department of Internal Medicine and Center of Integrated Oncology, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne/CECAD Cologne

Molecular pathogenesis and therapy of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

September 11, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Marc Bramkamp Homepage
Institute for Biochemistry, University of Cologne

Paradigm Lost - Rethinking Division Site Selection in Bacteria

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

September 23, 2009 11.00 a. m.

Susann Schirmer Homepage
Institute of Tumour Biology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf

Role of the Cell Polarity Gene Crumbs 3 (CRB3) in Breast Cancer

Host: Mirka Uhlirova, Institute for Genetics/CECAD Cologne, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

September 25, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Ute Höcker Homepage
Botanical Institute, University of Cologne

Light-controlled plant growth and development

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

September 30, 2009 05.00 p. m.

David Ron Homepage
Skirball Institute of New York University’s School of Medicine

A physiological perspective on unfolded protein responses

Host: Thorsten Hoppe, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

October 2, 2009 cancelled 12.15 p. m.

Peter Nürnberg Homepage
Cologne Center for Genomics/Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 9, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Karin Schnetz Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Modulation of repression by the bacterial chromatin protein H-NS

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 13, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Marcus Groettrup Homepage
Chair of Immunology, University of Constance

The conjugation and function of the cytokine inducible ubiquitin-like modifier FAT10

Host: Jürgen Dohmen, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 16, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Catherin Niemann Homepage
Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC), Department of Pathology, University of Cologne

Mechanisms of progenitor cell differentiation in mammalian skin

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 20, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Anne Peyroche Homepage
Institut de Biologie et Technologies – Saclay (iBiTEC-S), Gif-sur-Yvette

From DNA damage response to proteasome-dedicated assembly chaperones

Host: Jürgen Dohmen, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 21, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Carien Niessen Homepage
Departments II of Internal Medicine, Surgery and Dermatology, Medical Faculty/CECAD University of Cologne

Insulin/IGF-1 signaling mediated regulation of epidermal homeostasis: a connection between cell cycle regulation and asymmetric cell division?

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

October 22, 2009 03.00 p. m.

Nick Brown Homepage
The Gurdon Institute, Cambridge

The integrin-cytoskeletal link and morphogenesis

Host: Maria Leptin, Institute for Genetics/SFB 572, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 23, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Ute Deichmann Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Jacques Loeb’s experimental biology, evolution, and creating life around 1900

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

October 30, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Peter Huijser Homepage
MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Complex roles of SBP-box transcription factors in
Arabidopsis development and reproduction

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 09.00 p. m.

Benoit Biteau Homepage
Department of Biology, Group Jasper, University of Rocherster, USA

Stem cells, aging and lifespan: lessons from the Drosophila Intestine

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 09.30 p. m.

Manuel Zimmer Homepage
Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior, Group Bargmann, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA

Aerotaxis in C. elegans: A model to study chemosensation and neural circuit function

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 10.00 p. m.

Marios Georgiou Homepage
MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, Group Baum, University College London

A genetic dissection of tumour progression and invasion in the context of a living epithelium

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 11.00 p. m.

Giorgio Gilestro Homepage
Medical School, Group Cirelli, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA

Understanding sleep function in Drosophila

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 11.30 p. m.

Michael Lammers Homepage
Dept. for Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry, Group James/Chin, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge, UK

N-(ε)-lysine acetylation: A fundamental regulator of cytoskeletal function?

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 13.00 p. m.

Christian Riedel Homepage
Department of Molecular Biology, Harvard Medical School, Group Ruvkun, Boston, USA

Towards the molecular mechanisms of lifespan regulation in C. elegans

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 13.30 p. m.

Wolfdieter Springer Homepage
Laboratory of Functional Neurogenetics, Group Jucker, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University Clinics Tuebingen, Germany

Parkinson's disease - Linking ubiquitin to damaged mitochondria for selective autophagy

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 5, 2009 14.00 p. m.

Niels Gehring Homepage
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Group Hentze, Heidelberg, Germany

Gene expression: post-transcriptional regulation and quality control

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 6, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Thomas Langer Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Mitochondrial quality control and neurodegeneration

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 9, 2009 12.00 p. m.

Vangelis Kondylis Homepage
Department Cell Biology, UMC Utrecht

The early secretory pathway: Lessons from Drosophila

Host: Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Seminar room, 1st floor

November 9, 2009 04.00 p. m.

Cayetano Gonzales Homepage
Institute for Biomedicine (IRB), Barcelona

Stem cells and cancer in Drosophila: the role of the asymmetric cell division machinery

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

November 10, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Martin Scheffner Homepage
Laboratory of Cellular Biochemistry, University of Konstanz

The ubiquitin ligases E6AP/Ube3a and Mdm2-MdmX: Mechanism of action and their role in human disease

Host: Jürgen Dohmen, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 11, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Jennifer Gallop Homepage
Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Self-assembly of filopodia-like structures on artificial membranes

Host: Gerrit Praefcke, CMMC & Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 13, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Siegfried Roth Homepage
Institute for Developmental Biology, University of Cologne

Dorsoventral axis formation in insects

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 20, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Csaba Koncz Homepage
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Transcription, signalling and developmental pathways controlled by CDK-activating and AMP-activated protein kinases in Arabidopsis

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 27, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Wolfgang Werr Homepage
Institute for Developmental Biology, University of Cologne

The evolution of plant stem cell niches

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

November 30, 2009 11.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Anne Brunet Homepage
Stanford University School of Medicine

Genetic mechanisms of longevity

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

November 30, 2009 02.00 p. m.

Melanie Connerth Homepage
Institute of Biochemistry, Graz University of Technology

Lipid traffic in the yeast

Host: Thomas Langer, Institute for Genetics/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 1, 2009 02.00 p. m.

Thomas Lecuit Homepage
Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille-Luminy, CNRS, Marseille-Luminy

Control of cell interface mechanics by E-cadherin and coupled actomyosin networks

Host: Maria Leptin, Institute for Genetics/SFB 572, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 2, 2009 9.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Michael Knop Homepage
Cell Biology and Biophysics, EMBL Heidelberg

Imaging the dynamics of protein interactions in yeast MAP kinase signaling networks

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 2, 2009 10.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Hans-Dietmar Beer Homepage
Institute of Cell Biology, ETH Zürich

Inflammasomes and survival and death in inflammation

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 2, 2009 11.15 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Andreas Ladurner Homepage
Genome Biology, EMBL Heidelberg

Nuclear dynamics induced by ADP-ribosylation signaling

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 4, 2009 11.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Ulrike Kutay Homepage
Institut für Biochemie, ETH Zürich

Around the cell nucleus - nuclear envelope biogenesis, function and dynamics

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 4, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Jonathan C. Howard Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Molecular evolutionary immunoecology

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 4, 2009 02.00 p. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Niels Gehring Homepage
EMBL Heidelberg

Messenger RNA quality control by nonsense-mediated decay

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 4, 2009 03.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Kay Hofmann
Bioinformatics Group, Miltenyi Biotec, Bergisch-Gladbach

Protein homeostasis by regulated proteolysis and autophagy - seen from the evolutionary perspective

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 8, 2009 05.00 p. m.

Ernst Bamberg Homepage
Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt

Optogenetics: Channelrhodopsins, Molecular Mechanism and Applications in Cell- and Neurobiology

Host: Reinhard Krämer, Institute for Biochemistry/SFB 635, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 9, 2009 11.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Eric Verdin Homepage
Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, San Francisco

Sirtuin 3 and mitochondrial protein acetylation: a novel metabolic regulatory mechanism

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 10, 2009 03.00 p. m.

Sinead Collins Homepage
University of Edinburgh

On the relationship between competition and adaptation in changing environments

Host: Johannes Berg, Institute of Theoretical Physics/SFB 680, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

December 11, 2009 11.00 a. m.

* * Workshop for the Recruitment of a Professor of Genetics * *
Dana Branzei Homepage
IFOM-IEO Campus, Milano

Regulatory processes coordinating intra-S DNA repair and chromosome integrity

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 11, 2009 12.15 p. m.

George Coupland Homepage
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne

Seasonal flowering in annual and perennial plants

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor

December 17, 2009 10.00 a. m.

Susanna Still Homepage
University of Hawaii, Manoa

Information theoretic clustering

Host: Michael Lässig, Institute of Theoretical Physics/SFB 680, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Seminar room, 4th floor

December 17, 2009 05.00 a. m.

Michael Ristow Homepage
Institute of Nutrition, University of Jena

Promoting stress resistance, metabolic health and longevity by increasing oxidative stress

Host: Björn Schumacher, Institute for Genetics/CECAD Cologne, University of Cologne

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, ground floor

December 18, 2009 12.15 p. m.

Jürgen Dohmen Homepage
Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne

Ubiquitin-SUMO crosstalk in the control of cellular functions

Place: Institute for Genetics, Zülpicher Str. 47, Lecture Hall, 4th floor


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