Spring 2019

April 26, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Jumai Abioye
Venetz, J.E., Del Medico, L., Wölfle, A., Schächle, P., Bucher, Y., Appert, D., Tschan, F., Flores-Tinoco, C.E., van Kooten, M., Guennoun, R., et al. (2019) Chemical synthesis rewriting of a bacterial genome to achieve design flexibility and biological functionality. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 116, 8070-8079.
April 12, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Julie Guéguéniat
Palangat, M., Anastasakis, D.G., Fei, D.L., Lindblad, K.E., Bradley, R., Hourigan, C.S., Hafner, M. and Larson, D.R. (2019) The splicing factor U2AF1 contributes to cancer progression through a noncanonical role in translation regulation. Genes Dev. 33, 482–497.
April 5, 2019
Presenter: Tim Vos
Schuller, J.M., Falk, S., Fromm, L., Hurt, E. and Conti, E. (2018) Structure of the nuclear exosome captured on a maturing preribosome. Science (360, 219-222.
March 29, 2019 
Presenter: Harland Brandon
Hoshika, S., Leal, N.A., Kim, M.-J., Kim, M.-S., Karalkar, N.B., Kim, H.-J., Bates, A.M., Watkins, N.E., Santa Lucia, H.A., Meyer, A.J., et al. (2019) Hachimoji DNA and RNA: A genetic system with eight building blocks. Science 363, 884-887.
March 22, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Preethi Balasundaram
O’Hara, N.B., Reed, H.J., Afshinnekoo, E., Harvin, D., Caplan, N., Rosen, G., Frye, B., Woloszynek, S., Ounit, R., Levy, S., et al. (2017) Metagenomic characterization of ambulances across the USA. Microbiome, 5, 125.
March 1, 2019
Presenter: Tyler Mrozowich
Shah, P.S., Link, N., Jang, G.M., Sharp, P.P., Zhu, T., Swaney, D.L., Johnson, J.R., Von Dollen, J., Ramage, H.R., Satkamp, L., et al. (2018) Comparative Flavivirus-Host Protein Interaction Mapping Reveals Mechanisms of Dengue and Zika Virus Pathogenesis. Cell, 175, 1931–1945.e18.
February 15, 2019
Presenter: Davinder Kaur
DeLey Cox, V.E., M.F., and Gaucher, E.A. (2019) Incorporation of Modified Amino Acids by Engineered Elongation Factors with Expanded Substrate Capabilities. ACS Synthetic Biology 8: 287–96.
February 8, 2019
Presenter: Sarah Schultz
Rapino, F., Delaunay, S., Rambow, F., Zhou, Z., Tharun, L., De Tullio, P., Sin, O., Shostak, K., Schmitz, S., Piepers, J., Ghesquière, B., Karim, L., Charloteaux, B., Jamart, D., Florin, A., Lambert, C., Rorive, A., Jerusalem, G., Leucci, E., Dewaele, M., Vooijs, M., Leidel, S.A., Georges, M., Voz, M., Peers, B., Büttner, R., Marine, J.-C., Chariot, A. and Close, P. (2018) Codon-specific translation reprogramming promotes resistance to targeted therapy. Nature, 558, 605-609.

February 1, 2019
Presenter: Dora Capatos
Silva, D.-A., Yu, S., Ulge, U.Y., Spangler, J.B., Jude, K.M., Labão-Almeida, C., Ali, L.R., Quijano-Rubio, A., Ruterbusch, M., Leung, I., Biary, T., Crowley, S.J., Marcos, E., Walkey, C.D., Weitzner, B.D., Pardo-Avila, F., Castellanos, J., Carter, L., Stewart, L., Riddell, S.R., Pepper, M., Bernardes, G.J.L., Dougan, M., Garcia, K.C. and Baker, D. (2019) De novo design of potent and selective mimics of IL-2 and IL-15. Nature, 565, 186-191.
January 25, 2019
Presenter: Dustin Smith
Silpe, J.E. and Bassler, B.L. (2019) A Host-Produced Quorum-Sensing Autoinducer Controls a Phage Lysis-Lysogeny Decision. Cell, 176, 268-280.e213.
January 11, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Govardhan Reddy Veerareddygari
Queiroz, R.M.L., Smith, T., Villanueva, E., Marti-Solano, M., Monti, M., Pizzinga, M., Mirea, D.-M., Ramakrishna, M., Harvey, R.F., Dezi, V., Thomas, G.H., Willis, A.E. and Lilley, K.S. (2019) Comprehensive identification of RNA–protein interactions in any organism using orthogonal organic phase separation (OOPS). Nature Biotechnology.