Past Events

December 7, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

CEHS & SRP Friday Forum: Systems biology analysis of cellular response to environmental contaminants

Forest White; Professor of Biological Engineering

For more information about Professor Forest White please click here.

December 6, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 12/6/2018

Bill Thilly; Thilly lab, MIT. An unsupported and costly assumption: human organogenic and pathogenic stem cells are eukaryotic

Norah Owiti; Engelward lab, MIT. Incorporation and Repair of Uracil at Highly Transcribed Genes in S. cerevisiae

November 15, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 11/15/2018

Seungwoo Chang; Loparo lab, Harvard Medical School. Conformational basis in pathway choice of lesion-stalled replisomes

Xiao-Feng Zheng; Chowdhury lab, Harvard Medical School. A novel CDK5-PP4 signaling cascade drives 53BP1 to sites of DNA damage

November 8, 2018 | 4:05-6:00pm | 32-141 Stata Center

Wogan Lecture: How Chemistry Can Change Your Fate: From Microbiome Metabolism to Genome-Wide Damages

Shana J. Sturla; Professor of Toxicology in the ETH Department of Health Sciences & Technology, ETH Zürich

For more information about Dr. Shana J. Sturla, please click here.

November 2, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Friday Forum: De novo mutations within microbiomes

Tami Lieberman; Hermann L. F. von Helmholtz Career Development Professor, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT, Assistant Professor, Institute for Medical Sciences & Engineering, MIT

For more information about Professor Tami Lieberman, please click here.

October 25, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 10/25/2018

Jacob V. Layer; Weinstock lab, Harvard Medical School. The Role of POLD2 in Genome Stability

Yizhou Joseph He; Chowdhury lab, Harvard Medical School. DYNLL1 inhibits DNA end resection in BRCA1-deficient cells and regulates PARP inhibitor sensitivity

October 19, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Superfund Friday Forum: Atmospheric Aging of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Jesse Kroll; Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

For more information about Professor Jesse Kroll, please click here.

October 12, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Friday Forum: Molecular design for controlling dynamics in supramolecular nanomaterials

Julia Ortony; Finmeccanica Career Development Professor of Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

For more information about Professor Julia Ortony, please click here.

September 13, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 32-141 Stata Center

Harris Lecture: Ionome to Genome: Tales of Gene Discovery

Mary Lou Guerinot; Professor of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College

For more information about Dr. Mary Lou Guerinot, please click here.

May 10, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 5/10/2018

Prabha Sarangi; D’Andrea Lab, Harvard Medical School. Regulation of the Multifunctional Rev7 Protein

Robert P Fuchs; Harvard Medical School and CNRS, Marseille. Unbiased approach to identify novel DNA damage binding proteins

April 12, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 4/12/2018

Faye-Marie Vassel; Walker Lab, MIT. Role of multi-functional REV7 in modulating chemotherapeutic response in drug resistant lung tumors

Bert van de Kooij; Yaffe Lab, MIT. New insights into Double-Strand Break repair using a novel reporter

April 10, 2018 | 2:30-5:00pm | Lobby of Building 13

2018 CEHS and Superfund Poster Session

CEHS & SRP will host its annual Poster Session on April 10, 2018.                                                                   

Prizes will be given for the Best Posters in Engineering and Life Sciences in the Graduate Student and Postdoc categories.

April 6, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Friday Forum: Chemical Biology of DNA Damage & Repair

Deyu Li; Assistant Professor, The University of Rhode Island

For more information about Professor Deyu Li, please click here.

March 30, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

CEHS and Superfund Friday Forum: Examining Coupled Biogeochemical Controls on Metals, Radionuclides and Soil-Aqueous Particulate Carbon using Conventional and Synchrotron-Based Techniques

Benjamin Kocar; Assistant Professor

For more information about Professor Benjamin Kocar, please click here.

March 8, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 3/8/2018

Vignesh MP Babu; Walker Lab, MIT. Novel pathways in processing stalled transcription complexes in Escherichia coli

Charley Gruber; Walker Lab, MIT. Incomplete base excision repair and bacterial cell death

February 23, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm | 56-614

Friday Forum: Single-molecule exploration of protein dynamics in photosynthetic light harvesting and bacterial chemotaxis

Gabriela Schlau-Cohen; Assistant Professor

For more information about Professor Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, please click here.

February 15, 2018 | 12:00-1:00pm | 66-148

NEW FRONTIERS: MICROSCALE SINGLE-CELL MANIPULATION USING HIGH-FREQUENCY ACOUSTIC FORCES

David Collins; Postdoctoral Associate, Han Lab
January 30, 2018 | 12:00-1:00pm | 56-614

New Frontiers: Light-controlled macromolecules & their delivery

Piyush Jain; Postdoctoral Associate, Bhatia Lab
January 24, 2018 | 12:00-1:00pm | Hawaii

MIT researchers hosting volcanic air pollution presentation

Jesse Kroll; Associate Professor

MIT’s Ben Crawford and Jesse Kroll will host a free presentation for the public on poor air quality due to volcanic air pollution — the single largest environmental risk factor for premature death globally, largely unknown due to a lack of widespread observations.

January 18, 2018 | 6:45-9:00pm | 56-614

DRAM Seminar 1/18/2018

Steve Moore; Strauss Lab, Northeastern University. DNA Damage and Base Excision Repair; An Important Role During Zebrafish Embryogenesis?

Andy Gardner and Lea Chuzel; New England Biolabs. Functional genomic screening of novel DNA repair enzymes in thermophiles