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BMS Journal Club

2014-15 Schedule

September 4, 2014-June 11, 2015

Journal Club Chairs: Mike German, MD and Suzanne Noble, MD, PhD
Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m. except as noted
Location: N-225, Parnassus & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271,
Mission Bay (except 9/18 when videoconferenced to MH-1405)
Live stream & archive: Spring 2015, Winter 2015, Fall 2014, Summer 2014 (9/4 and 9/11) (UCSF MyAccess login required)

September 04, 2014
Adrienne Stormo
"Hunting for a Mechanism: Mutant Huntingtin Inhibits Mitochondrial Protein Import in Huntington's Disease"
Yano H, et al., Inhibition of mitochondrial protein import by mutant huntingtin. Nature Neuroscience 2014, 17:822–831.
Coaches: Ken Nakamura and Scott Oakes

Aimee Kao
"A breath of fresh air before complete destruction: A new pathway for lysosomal clearance of misfolded proteins"
Satpute-Krishnan et al., ER Stress-Induced Clearance of Misfolded GPI-Anchored Proteins via the Secretory Pathway. Cell 2014, 158:522–533.

September 11, 2014
Melissa Spear (student)
"This Little Piggy: Defective mucus clearance is primary cause of lung disease in piglet model of cystic fibrosis"
Hoegger MJ, et al., Impaired mucus detachment disrupts mucociliary transport in a piglet model of cystic fibrosis. Science 2014, 345(6198):818-822.
Coaches: John Fahy and Jason Rock

Leor Weinberger
"Fast and Efficient: HIV latency establishment in vivo"
Whitney JB et al., Rapid seeding of the viral reservoir prior to SIV viraemia in rhesus monkeys. Nature 2014, 512(7512):74-7.

September 18, 2014
note: the Mission Bay videoconferencing will be in MH-1405 for this talk only
Tim Marsh
"Myc's Side-Kicks: A Lnc to Tumorigenesis"
Tseng YY et al., PVT1 dependence in cancer with MYC copy-number increase. Nature Letters 2014, 512:82-86.
Coaches: Michael McManus and Jay Debnath

Guo Huang
"Chasing Mysterious Adult Mammalian Cardiac Stem Cell"
van Berlo et al.,  c-kit+ cells minimally contribute cardiomyocytes to the heart. Nature 2014, 509:337-341.

September 25, 2014
Dimitre Simeonov (student)
Herzog et al., A strand-specific switch in noncoding transcription switches the function of a Polycomb/Trithorax response element. Nature Genetics 2014, 46(9):973-984

Bassem Al-Sady

October 02, 2014
Christina Adams (student)

Raymond Swanson
"Microglial stripping: a NOXious way to learn."
Zhang et al., Microglial CR3 Activation Triggers Long-Term Synaptic Depression in the Hippocampus via NADPH Oxidase. Neuron 2014, 82:195-207.

October 9, 2014
Ibraheem Ali (student)

Emin Maltepe

October 16, 2014
Roman Camarda (student)

Miguel Ramalho-Santos

October 23, 2014
Briana Fitch (student)

David Erle

October 30, 2014
Tony Gao (student)

Shaeri Mukherjee (faculty)

November 06, 2014
Tommy Hennings (student)

Jeoung-Sook Shin

November 13, 2014
Jillian Jespersen (student)

Paolo Rinaudo (faculty)

November 20, 2014
Lindsey Jones (student)

Sophie Dumont

December 4, 2014
James Jung (student)

Judith Hellman

December 11, 2014
Vassily Kutyavin (student)

Nancy Boudreau

December 18, 2014
Aaron Mattingly (student)

Adam Ferguson

January 8, 2015
Melissa Ng (student)

Trevor Burt

January 15, 2015
KT Nguyen (student)

Kamran Atabai


January 22, 2015
*Special Time - 5:00 pm.*
Yvanka De Soysa (student)

Alan Ashworth (faculty)

January 29, 2015
Rachel O'Keefe (student)

Elad Ziv

February 5, 2015
*Special Time - 5:00 p.m.*
Annalise Petriello

faculty TBD

February 12, 2015
Pallavi Penumetcha (student)

Prescott Woodruff

February 19, 2015
Meera Shenoy (student)

Mark Looney

February 26, 2015
Dan Holohan (student)

John Fahy

March 5, 2015
Alice Taubes (student)

Shaun Coughlin

March 12, 2015
Yixuan Wu (student)

Erik Ullian

March 19, 2015
Yang Zhang (student)

Jae Woo Lee

March 26, 2015
Mario Zubia (student)

Jeanne Paz

April 2, 2015
Emily Jones (student)

Laurence Cheng

April 9, 2015
Natanya Kerper (student)

Francesca Aloisio

April 16, 2015
Abby Kindberg (student)

Qi Yan Ang

April 23, 2015
Erick Lu (student)

Dror Assa

April 30, 2015
Andrew Mancini (student)

Adair Borges


May 7, 2015
Ariel Kauss (student)

Nyasha Chagwedera


May 14, 2015
Elze Rackaityte (student)

Stacey Frumm


May 21, 2015
Luke Smith (student)

John Gagnon


May 28, 2015
May Szeto (student)

Caroline Gleason


June 4, 2015
Corey Tan (student)

Bernadette Hsu

June 11, 2015
Eric Wigton (student)

Jorge Ortiz-Carpena