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Past Events

2018-2019

The RNA Revolution

CMG Symposium

January 25, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The CMG Symposium is a student organized event designed to bring together innovative reseachers and discuss cutting-edge research.

Speakers

Susan Ackerman, University of California, San Diego
tRNA, modifier genes, and neurodegeneration
Brenda Bass, University of Utah
ADARs, Dicer, and the dsRNAome
Ross Buchan, University of Arizona
Novel P-body assembly mechanisms in yeast - a role for RSP28B 3'UTR scaffolding
Nick Conrad, UT Southwestern
Host destruction versus viral protection for nuclear herpesviral RNAs
Heidi Cook-Andersen, University of California, San Diego
Post-transcriptional mechanisms driving the transition from oocyte to embryo in mammals
Hailing Jin, University of California, Riverside
Cross-Kingdom RNAi and small RNA trafficking between plants and fungal pathogens
Tracy Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles
Coordinated regulation of RNA processing in response to the metabolic needs of the cell
Ian MacRae, The Scripps Research Institute
Mechanisms of gene regulation by small RNAs
Colleen McHugh, University of California, San Diego
Long non-coding RNA interactions and functions in human cancers
Frank Slack, Harvard University
The potential for personalized microRNA therapeutics

2017-2018

Host-Pathogen Interactions: Mechanism, Medicine, and Meaning

CMG Symposium

January 19, 2018 | 9AM - 5PM

The CMG Symposium is a student organized event designed to bring together innovative reseachers and discuss cutting-edge research.

Speakers

Nels Elde, University of Utah
Evolutionary innovations from biological collisions
Kelly Doran, University of Colorado
Mechanisms of Blood-Brain Barrier Penetration by Group B Streptococcus
Kristian G. Andersen, The Scripps Research Institute
From Ebola to Zika - tracking large-scale outbreaks using genomics
Pascal Gagneux, University of California, San Diego
Mammalian Sperm as Pathogens – Interplay between Natural and Sexual Selection
Nick Shikuma, San Diego State University
Stimulation of Animal Metamorphosis by Bacteria
Marygorret Obonyo, University of California, San Diego
Helicobacter-induced inflammation: Role of MyD88
Floyd Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute
Development of antibiotics that inhibit protein secretion
Erica Ollman Saphire, The Scripps Research Institute
Antibodies against Viral Hemorrhagic Fever: It takes a Village
Wenbo Ma, University of California, Riverside
Effector proteins as molecular probes to understand pathogenicity
Victor Nizet, University of California, San Diego
Immune Evasion by Invasive Group A Streptococcus: The Flesh-Eating Bacteria
James Nieh, University of California, San Diego
The milkmaid strategy: Using immune priming to activate honey bee immunity against a common microsporidian pathogen, Nosema ceranae
Roland Liu, University of California, San Diego
Minor modifications alter antibiotic mechanism of action of plant defense metabolites
Andrew Ryan, University of California, San Diego
Investigating the antiviral role of mammalian PARP proteins