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Annual Neuroscience Migration

As usual for this time of year, the Neuroscience labs will clear out as everyone goes to the Society for Neuroscience meeting. Leslie Griffith will be giving a Presidential Special Lecture on Sleep: Studying a Human Behavior in an Insect (Monday, 5:15 pm).

Here’s a list of Brandeis-affiliated posters and presentations.

Press from SFN:

Mentoring Women in Science

Katie Dalton from the Women’s and Gender Studies Program writes:

I am writing to remind you of the Women in Science Initiative meeting Wednesday (11/12/08) at 5:00pm in the Kugler Lounge (3rd floor bridge between Volen and Bassine). Below is a description of the content of the meeting.

Mentoring Women in Science
The next meeting of the women in science group at Brandeis will focus on a discussion of the role of mentoring in the career of women scientists.¬† Ruth Charney and Eve Marder will lead the group in talking about how to seek out mentors at important junctures in a woman’s career, what to expect from a mentor, and how to best create a support system that reinforces the goals of women scientists.

Please email Katie with any questions.

Multiple loops in DNA-protein binding complexes

Recent results from the Gelles lab published in PLoS Biology show that lac repressor bound to DNA can form different loop structures and that there are rapid transitions between the structures.

Gabbay Award

On Monday, Nov 10, Prof. Alfred Goldberg from Harvard Medical School will be on campus to receive the 2008 Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award and to deliver a lecture on the topic “Functions of the proteasome from protein degradation and immune surveillance to cancer therapy”

For more information, see the online exhibit at brandeis.libguides.com

The Self-Tuning Neuron

Gina Turrigiano discusses “The Self-Tuning Neuron” in a new review in Cell.

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