BIO 601

CLASS SYLLABUS for BCH/BIO/MI/PLS/PPA 601 Special Topics in Molecular and Cellular Genetics 

 

ORIENTATION OVERVIEW POWERPOINT (when available)

                                

                                      2017 VISITOR INFORMATION

 

 

Dr. Jeffrey Wilusz, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microboligy, Immunology & Pathology; College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/academics/mip/Pages/Jeffrey-Wilusz.aspx

Topic: Regulation of mRNA metabolism in mammalian cells & disease

Pre-meeting: March 3, 2017 (Friday), 4:00-5:30 PM 109 TH Morgan Building

Student Lecture: March 6, 2017 (Monday 8:00-8:50 AM, 109 TH Morgan Building

Student Lunch: March 6, 2017 (Monday), 12:30-1:30 PM, 305 TH Morgan Building

Seminar: March 6, 2017 (Monday) 4:00 PM, 116 TH Morgan Building     

            Title: TBA

Host: Brian Rymond, rymond@uky.edu

Reading list for Dr. Wilusz

XRN1 Stalling in the 5’ UTR of Hepatitis C Virus and Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Is Associated with Dysregulated Host mRNA Stability (2015) Moon SL, Blackinton JG, Anderson JR, Dozier MK, Dodd BJ, Keene JD, Wilusz CJ, Bradrick SS, Wilusz J. PLOS Pathogens | DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004708

Sindbis Virus Usurps the Cellular HuR Protein to Stabilize Its Transcripts and Promote Productive Infections in Mammalian and Mosquito Cells (2010) Kevin J. Sokoloski, Alexa M. Dickson, Emily L. Chaskey, Nicole L. Garneau, Carol J. Wilusz, and Jeffrey Wilusz,  Cell Host & Microbe, 8: 2, 196–207

Cytoplasmic Viruses: Rage against the (Cellular RNA Decay) Machine (2013, review) Moon SL, Wilusz J. PLoS Pathog. 9(12):e1003762.

Diverse Strategies Used by Picornaviruses to Escape Host RNA Decay Pathways, Ullmer, W, Semler (2016, review) Viruses 8:E335

 

John Dueber, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 http://dueberlab.berkeley.edu/about/     

Topic: Synthetic biology, strategies for introducing designable, modular control in living cells

Pre-meeting: March 24, 2017, 4:00-5:30 PM, Cameron Williams Lecture Hall (Plant Sciences Building)

Student Lecture: March 27, 2017 (Monday), 8:00-8:50 AM, Cameron Williams Lecture Hall (Plant Sciences Building)

Student Lunch: March 27, 2017 (Monday), 12:30-1:30 PM, Room 460 Plant Sciences Building

Seminar: March 27 (Monday) 4:00 PM, Cameron Williams Lecture Hall (Plant Sciences Building)

            Title: TBA

Host: Seth DeBolt, sdebo2@email.uky

Reading list for Dr. Dueber (coming soon)

 

James Patton, Ph.D., Stevenson Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/patton-lab/

Topic: The role of miRNAs play in vertebrate development & regeneration; extracellular RNA communication

Pre-meeting: April 7, 2017 (Friday), 4:00-5:30 PM 109 TH Morgan Building

Student Lecture: April 10, 2017 (Monday 8:00-8:50 AM, 109 TH Morgan Building

Student Lunch: April 10, 2017 (Monday), 12:30-1:30 PM, 305 TH Morgan Building

Seminar: April 10, 2017 (Monday) 4:00 PM, 116 TH Morgan Building     

            Title:Regulation of Retina Regeneration by miRNAs, GABA Signaling, and Exosomes

Host: Brian Rymond, rymond@uky.edu

Reading list for Dr. Patton: Posted on Canvas

 

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D.  Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research http://www.stowers.org/faculty/s%C3%A1nchez-lab

NOTE: changes in days/times

Topic: The molecular basis for regeneration

Pre-meeting: March 29, 2017 (Wednesday), 4:00-5:30 PM 116 TH Morgan Building (tentative, depending on room availability)

Student Lecture: None

Student Lunch: March 30, 2017 (Thursday), 305 TH Morgan Building times TBA  

Seminar: March 30, 2017 (Thursday) 4:00 PM, 116 TH Morgan Building 

            Title: TBA

Host: Dr. Jeramiah Smith

Reading list for Dr. Alvarado is posted on the 601 Canvas site.

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