We are delighted to announce that the Tousimis-Lauffer Distinguished Lecture will be given by Professor Nancy Kleckner of Harvard University.
Monday, November 16, 2015, 4:15 pm, 169 Crawford Hall
Refreshments will begin at 4:00 followed by the 4:15 lecture.
"Chromosome dynamics: commonalities from bacteria to mammalian cells."
The Kleckner Lab focuses on the physical biology of chromosomes. Chromosome dynamics underlie the transmission of genetic information from generation to generation. Her laboratory studies fundamental chromosomal processes for which there is currently no satisfactory explanation. The Kelckner labs broader goal is to elucidate underlying basic principles common to all organisms. They utilize 4D high resolution imaging, a newly-developed 3D spot detection algorithm, genetics, optogenetics and tools for sensing and manipulating forces in vivo and in vitro.