Fall 2017

December 8, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Soumya Deo
Sivaramakrishnan, P., Sepúlveda, L.A., Halliday, J.A., Liu, J., Núñez, M.A.B., Golding, I., Rosenberg, S.M. and Herman, C. (2017) The transcription fidelity factor GreA impedes DNA break repair. Nature, 550: 214-218.
  
December 1, 2017
Presenter: William Reid
Tang, T.Y.D., Cecchi, D., Fracasso, G., Accardi, D., Coutable-Pennarun, A., Mansy, S.S., Perriman, A.W., Anderson, J.L.R. and Mann, S. (2017) Gene-Mediated Chemical Communication in Synthetic Protocell Communities. ACS Synthetic Biology.
 
November 17, 2017
Presenter: Harland Brandon
Ljubetič, A., Lapenta, F., Gradišar, H., Drobnak, I., Aupič, J., Strmšek, Ž., Lainšček, D., Hafner-Bratkovič, I., Majerle, A., Krivec, N. et al. (2017) Design of coiled-coil protein-origami cages that self-assemble in vitro and in vivo. Nature Biotechnology, 35, 1094.
  
November 10, 2017
Presenter: Taylor Sheahan
Gaudelli, N.M., Komor, A.C., Rees, H.A., Packer, M.S., Badran, A.H., Bryson, D.I. and Liu, D.R. (2017) Programmable base editing of A•T to G•C in genomic DNA without DNA cleavage. Nature.
 
November 3, 2017
Presenter: Luc Roberts
Shepherd, T.R., Du, L., Liljeruhm, J., Samudyata, Wang, J., Sjödin, M.O.D., Wetterhall, M., Yomo, T. and Forster, A.C. (2017) De novo design and synthesis of a 30-cistron translation-factor module. Nucleic Acids Research, 45, 10895-10905.
 
October 27, 2017
Presenter: Justin Vigar
Moor, A.E., Golan, M., Massasa, E.E., Lemze, D., Weizman, T., Shenhav, R., Baydatch, S., Mizrahi, O., Winkler, R., Golani, O. et al. (2017) Global mRNA polarization regulates translation efficiency in the intestinal epithelium. Science, 357, 1299-1303.
 
October 13, 2017
Presenter: Jalyce Heller
Chevalier, A., Silva, D.-A., Rocklin, G.J., Hicks, D.R., Vergara, R., Murapa, P., Bernard, S.M., Zhang, L., Lam, K.-H., Yao, G. et al. (2017) Massively parallel de novo protein design for targeted therapeutics. Nature, 550, 74.
 
October 6, 2017
Presenter: Erin Kelly
Ma, H., Marti-Gutierrez, N., Park, S.-W., Wu, J., Lee, Y., Suzuki, K., Koski, A., Ji, D., Hayama, T., Ahmed, R. et al. (2017) Correction of a pathogenic gene mutation in human embryos. Nature, 548, 413.
 
September 29, 2017
Presenter: Cristina Carvalho Barbosa de Souza
Temmel, H., Müller, C., Sauert, M., Vesper, O., Reiss, A., Popow, J., Martinez, J. and Moll, I. (2017) The RNA ligase RtcB reverses MazF-induced ribosome heterogeneity in Escherichia coli. Nucleic Acids Research, 45, 4708-4721.
 
September 22, 2017
Presenter: Rhys Hakstol
Thubagere, A.J., Li, W., Johnson, R.F., Chen, Z., Doroudi, S., Lee, Y.L., Izatt, G., Wittman, S., Srinivas, N., Woods, D. et al. (2017) A cargo-sorting DNA robot. Science357.
 
September 15, 2017
Presenter: Dominic Czekay
Harrington, L.B., Doxzen, K.W., Ma, E., Liu, J.-J., Knott, G.J., Edraki, A., Garcia, B., Amrani, N., Chen, J.S., Cofsky, J.C. et al. (2017) A Broad-Spectrum Inhibitor of CRISPR-Cas9. Cell, 170, 1224-1233.