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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue. Jan. 5
10:30am

Jim Lake
Genomic Evidence for an Early Prokaryotic Endosymbiosis
Article: J. Lake, Nature, Aug 2009.
AFTERNOON
2:00 pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Wed, Jan 6
9:00 am
AUD
Michael Brenner
Tutorial on Channels
(1) Article: Anderson Review,
(2) Brenner Notes: ion channel primer,
(3) Bialek Lecture Notes: simple channel description
Wed Jan 6
11:00
Aud
Michael Lynch
Tutorial on Genome Evolution
Origins of Eukaryotic Gene Structure
Thu, Jan 7
postponed
SSR
Journal Club
Channel Evolution
Catterall Review
Thu, Jan 7
9:00am
SSR
Michael Brenner
Tutorial on Nuclear pore
(1) Brenner Notes: kitp_nuclear_pore_tutorial;
(2) Interesting Video: Video of Nuclear Pore;
(3) Patel Videos on Nuclear Pore
Thu, Jan 7
11:00
SSR
Michael Lynch
Genome evolution, continued

Fri, Jan 8
11:00
Aud
Vincent Hakim
Evolution in silico of small genetic networks

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon., Jan.11
9:00
Aud
Journal Club
Nuclear Pore Evolution
(1) Article: Mans et al., Comparative Genomics,...
(2) Inner Life of the Cell animation

11:00
Aud
Michael Lynch
Evolution tutorial, continued


12:15pm
Aud
Michael Lynch
The Evolution of Genomes
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue Jan 12
9:00
SSR
David Clapham
Evolution of two strange channels
(1) Gadsby, Vergani, Csanády, CFTR Review, Nature.;
(2) Cai & Clapham, CatSpers & CatSperβ, PLoS ONE.

11:00
SSR
Bob Eisenberg
Selectivity of Calcium and Sodium Channels
(1) Monte Carlo simulations, Boda et al., 2007.;
(2) Big Calcium Summary from JGP
Wed, Jan 13
9:00
AUD
Chris Miller
Ambiguities between membrane channels and transporters
(1) Ramsey Hv1 Nature 06all ;
(2) NRMCB_reprint ; (3) NatureInsight06

11:00
AUD
Anton Zilman
Translocation through the NPC: from models to reality


2:30
SSR
David Clapham
More strange channels

Thu Jan 14
9:00
SSR
Chris Miller
More channels and transporters...


11:00
SSR
Michael Desai
Watching a few mutations so we can imagine the rest: The dynamics of adaptation in large asexual populations.

Fri, Jan 15
9:00
AUD
Ken Kosik
Inferring the origins of the synapse by comparative genomics.


11:00
AUD
Murray Stewart
Brownian ratchets and nuclear transport
(1) Review: Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 2006;
(2) Minireview: Molecular Cell, 2007
Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 18
1:00pm
AUD
Shelley Sazer, Suliana Manley
Membrane journal club
[Martin Luther King Jr. Day, UCSB Holiday]
(1) Shibata Organelle Shape, Ann Rev CB2009; (2) Birth Of Nucleus
Tue, Jan 19
9:00am
SSR
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Mitochondrial role in cell cycle and autophagy


3:00 pm
SSR
JF Joanny
Dynamin, Mechanisms of action

Wed Jan 20
9:00 am
AUD
Dave Weitz
Microfluidic evolution


11:00 am
AUD
Akihiko Nakano
Mechanistic insights into the membrane trafficking through and around the Golgi apparatus"

Thu Jan 21
9am
SSR
Shelley Sazer
Nuclear size, shape and organization during the closed mitotic cell cycle of fission yeast


11am
SSR
Suliana Manley
Visualization of Endoplasmic Reticulum

Friday Jan 22
9:00 am
AUD
Chinlin Guo
A Myosin-Mediated Lateral Inhibition Controls Cell Shapes in Response to Substrate Mechanics

Friday Jan 22
11am
AUD
JOURNAL CLUB


Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 25
10:00am
Aud
Caudy/Rafelski
Tutorial on mitochondria and chloroplasts
Mitochondria tutorial chapter,Dyall et al, Science 2004
Mon, Jan 25
12:15pm
Aud
Gabi Kotliar
Understanding correlated electron materials starting from first principles: where do we stand ?
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Jan 26
9:00am
SSR
Osteryoung
Structure, function and evolution of the chloroplast division machinery in plants
Glynn et al, The Plant Journal 2009 Yang et al, Curr Op Plant Bio, 2008
Tue, Jan 26
11:00am
SSR
Rafelski
Quantitative Analysis of Mitochondrial Size and Topology in Budding Yeast

Wed, Jan 27
9:00am
AUD
Dieckmann
Asymmetric placement and assembly of eyespots, a cell and chloroplast collaboration

Thu, Jan 28
9:00am
SSR
Caudy
Mitochondrial abundance and function is regulated by multiple genes in yeast

Thu, Jan 28
11:00am
SSR
Saxton
Making mitochondria move... Fighting or facilitating entropy?

Fri, Jan 29
9:00am
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No talk

Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 1
9:00am
AUD
Mike Lynch (previously recorded)
For newly arrived participants, we will screen Michael Lynch's talk: "What would it take to make an evolutionary cell biology?" [40 min]

Mon, Feb 1
10:00am
AUD
Benjamin Glick
Self-organization and dynamics of the secretory pathway.

Mon, Feb 1
12:15pm
AUD
Kristen Menou
How unusual is our solar system?
Blackboard Lunch Seminar. All are welcome
Tue, Feb 2
9:00am
SSR
Alberto Luini
Traffic in the Golgi stack

Tue, Feb 2
11:00am
SSR
Guillaume Drin
Targeting two distinct membranes: the case of tethering factors and lipid transporters.
drin_tethering.pdf
behnia_organelle_identity.pdf
Wed, Feb 3
9:00am
AUD
Mark Terasaki
Part I: Plasma membrane wound repair

Wed, Feb 3
10:30am
AUD
Mark Terasaki
Part II: Structure of the ER

Wed, Feb 3
2:00pm
MSR
Miguel Eckstein
Linking Neurons to Individual Differences in Perceptual Skill
KITP Colloquium, All welcome.
Thu, Feb 4
9:00am
SSR
Satyajit Mayor
Part I: A molecular portrait of endocytosis

Thu, Feb 4
10:30am
SSR
Satyajit Mayor
Part II: Nanoscale organization of cell membranes

Fri, Feb 5
postponed
AUD
Teymuras Kurzchalia
Talk postponed

Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 8
9:00am
AUD
Supratim Sengupta
Evolution of the genetic code

Mon, Feb 8
11:00am
AUD
Tom McLeish
Roughness in genotypic landscapes

Tue, Feb 9





Wed, Feb 10
9:00am
AUD
Peter Swain
Protein design: one phosphorylation or many?

Wed, Feb 10
11:00am
AUD
Joanna Sulkowska
Protein knots

Fri, Feb 12
10:00am
AUD
Teymuras Kurzchalia
Cancelled

Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 15
1:00pm
AUD
Tarun Kapoor
Spindle tutorial
(President's day, UCSB official holiday
)
Pizza at Noon in the fishbowl before Tarun's tutorial
Tue, Feb 16

SSR
Tarun Kapoor
Cancelled

Tue, Feb 16
9:00am
SSR
Michael Lynch
For newly arrived participants, we will screen Michael Lynch's talk: "What would it take to make an evolutionary cell biology?" [40 min followed by questions]

Tue, Feb 16
11:00am
SSR
Margaret Gardel
Self-Assembly and Mechanics of Actin-myosin Bundles

Wed, Feb 17
9:00am
AUD
Zac Cande
Mechanism and regulation of mitosis in Giardia intestinalis; a basal and highly divergent eukaryote

Wed, Feb 17
11:00am
AUD
Bill Sullivan
Host-pathogen interactions: Wolbachia and the cytoskeleton

Thu, Feb 18
9:00am
SSR
Marie Delattre
Evolution of the mechanisms underlying asymmetric spindle positioning in one-cell stage nematode embryos

Thu, Feb 18
11:00am
SSR
Dan Needleman
The diversity of chromosome segregation mechanisms in and between eukaryotes

Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 22
9:00am
AUD
Ewa Paluch
Blebs, actin cortex mechanics and the control of cell shape

Mon, Feb 22
12:15pm
AUD
Mukund Thattai
The unreasonable irrelevance of mathematics to biology
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Feb 23
9:00am
SSR
Arezki Boudaoud
Mechanics of cell growth

Tue, Feb 23
11:00am
SSR
Jacques Prost
Constructing tools to describe tissue dynamics

Wed, Feb 24
10:00am
AUD
Otger Campas
Shape and dynamics of tip-growing cells

Wed, Feb 24
4:00pm
MSR
Jan Skotheim
Cell size control

Wed, Feb 24
8:00pm
MSR
Paul Nurse
KITP Public Lecture: The great ideas of biology
Reserve seats by emailing events@kitp.ucsb.edu
Please arrive early (7:30), to get good seats. Reserved seats will be released at 7:50pm.
Thu, Feb 25
11:00am
AUD
Paul Nurse
Controls of fission yeast cell cycle and cell form

Thu, Feb 25
4:00pm
AUD
Michael Elowitz
Dynamic signal encoding at a single cell level

Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 1
10:00am
AUD
Mark Field
Evolution of eukaryotic membrane traffic

Mon, Mar 1
4:00pm
ESB
Stephen Quake
Precision Measurement in Biology
Engineering Science Bldg, Rm 1001
quake_poster.pdf
Tue, Mar 2
10:00am
SSR
Richard Neher
Population genetics of adaptation

Tue, Mar 2
2:00pm

TBA
TBA

Wed, Mar 3
10:00am
AUD
Mark Field
My favorite cell

Wed, Mar 3
2:00pm
FR

Concluding discussion

Thu, Mar 4





Fri, Mar 5





*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room
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