L30 Research Group Meeting

Summer 2002

Wednesdays 11-12 PM in PSB 264

(Revised **)


Undergrads--you are expected to attend a Wednesday noontime talk series.

Grad students--you are expected to participate in monthly Journal Club.


All  research talks should be about 15 minutes and JC/meeting reports about 30 min.  You should explain your goals and show us your raw data and explain what went wrong and right.


May 29--SW--Research Progress--Year 1 of NIH-AREA grant.

SL--My first week in lab.

SW--Journal Club--"Ancient Pathways Programmed by Small RNAS" P. Zamore, Science, 296, 17 May, 2002, p. 1265-1273.


Picnic--Noon--Undergrads--Research Abstracts Due by June 7


**June 5-- XM--How to teach Biochemistry: News from PKAL Williamsburg, VA.

SL & XM--research.


**June 12-- CS & JS Research

JS--Journal Club--RNA Interference by expression of short interfering RNAs and hairpin RNAs in mammalian cells, Yu, DeRuiter, and Turner, PNAS, April 30, 2002, p. 6047.

Prepare figures for SW's Gordon Conference Poster


June 19--SW in Newport, RI & Wellesley, MA--no meeting


June 26–SW--News from BioPolymers.

CS & SL--Research


July 3--Happy Independence Day! No meeting.


July 10--JS & SL--research

CS--Journal Club--"Interaction of the Bacillus stearothermophilus ribosomal Protein S15 with its 5'-Translational Operator mRNA", Scott and Williamson, JMB, 2001, 314, pp. 413-22.


July 17--CS & JS--research

SL--Journal Club--"Identification of the RNA binding domain of T4 RegA protein by structure-based mutagenesis", Gordon, …Williams, and Spicer, JBC, 1999, 274, 32265-73.


July 24--XM--Research

XM--Journal Club--"Translational repression of the Escherichia coli a operon mRNA", JBC, 276, 2001, pp. 38494-38501.


July 31--Research--summer summaries and future plans--everyone.


Prepare posters for September Poster Sessions.