BMS Journal Club

2019-20 Journal Club Schedule

Dates: September 5, 2019 - May 21, 2020

Journal Club Chairs: Bruce Wang, MD and Tien Peng, MD
Day/Time: Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m. except as noted
Location: N-225, Parnassus & videoconferenced to Room MH-1405, Mission Bay.
Links to the live stream and recorded video are in the sidebar.


**If you're watching the video stream at Mission Bay and would like to ask the speaker a question, send a DM via Twitter to @UCSF_BMS_JC and someone at Parnassus will ask your question for you.


See the BMS Journal Club Archives in the right sidebar for past journal club descriptions and recordings.


September 5, 2019

Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff (faculty)
"Cross-Species Single-Cell Analysis of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Reveals Antigen-Presenting Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts"
10.1158/2159-8290.CD-19-0094 Published August 2019

Gokul Ramadoss (student)
"Careful Cas9 Cutting Cures Condemned Cochleas"
György et al. Allele-specific gene editing prevents deafness in a model of
dominant progressive hearing loss. Nat Med. 2019 Jul;25(7):1123-1130. doi:
10.1038/s41591-019-0500-9. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Coaches: Aaron Tward and Bruce Conklin


September 12, 2019

Jeoung-Sook Shin (faculty)
"Role of protein crystallization in asthma"
Persson et al., 'Protein crystallization promotes type 2 immunity and is reversible by antibody treatment.' Science. 2019 May 24;364(6442). pii: eaaw4295. doi: 10.1126/science.aaw4295.

Raymond Dai (student)
"A dominant-negative effect drives selection of TP53 missense mutations in myeloid malignancies"
Boettcher, S. et al. (2019). A dominant-negative effect drives selection of TP53 missense mutations in myeloid malignancies. Science 365 (6453), 599-604. doi: 10.1126/science.aax3649
Coaches: Joe Costello and Kevin Shannon


September 19, 2019

Isha Jain (faculty)
"The Treasure Hunt for New Oxygen Sensors"
Masson et al., ‘Conserved N-terminal cysteine dioxygenases transduce responses to hypoxia in animals and plants.’ Science. 2019 Jul 5;365(6448):65-69. doi: 10.1126/science.aaw0112.

Yewande Alabi (student)
"Phase separation and nuclear protein quality control: How the nucleolus promotes nuclear protein maintenance under stress"
Frottin, F. et al. (2019). The nucleolus functions as a phase-separated protein quality control compartment. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.aaw9157
Coaches: Bill DeGrado and Aimee Kao


September 26, 2019

Stephen Floor (faculty)
"This is your brain on lipoic acid: small molecule control of phase separation and neurodegeneration."
Wheeler, R. et al. 'Small molecules for modulating protein driven liquid-liquid phase separation in treating neurodegenerative disease.' doi:10.1101/721001

Carlos Zuazo (student)
"Dreams From My Father: Neuronal Small RNAs Control Behavior Transgenerationally."
Posner et al. 'Neuronal Small RNAs Control Behavior Transgenerationally.' Cell 177, 1814–1826. June 13, 2019.
Coaches: Shaeri Mukherjee and Stephen Floor


October 3, 2019

Rohit Bose (faculty)
TBD

Kirsten Chen (student)
"An Emerging Panacea in Our Bodies - Microbiome"
Scheiman et al., 'Meta-omics analysis of elite athletes identifies a performance-enhancing microbe that functions via lactate metabolism', Nature Medicine 25, 1104–1109 (2019)
Coaches: Katie Pollard and Peter Turnbaugh


October 10, 2019

Sophie Dumont (faculty)
TBD

Megan Montoya (student)
TBD


October 17, 2019

Martin Kampmann (faculty)
TBD

Priscila Munoz Sandoval (student)
TBD


October 24, 2019

Andy Chang (faculty)
TBD

Darwin Kwok (student)
TBD


October 31, 2019

Elliott Sherr (faculty)
TBD

Bahar Zirak (student)
TBD


November 7, 2019

Elphege Nora (faculty)
TBD

Niko Eng (student)
TBD


November 14, 2019

Bjoern Schwer (faculty)
TBD

Adam Wade-Vallance (student)
TBD


November 21, 2019

Valerie Weaver (faculty)
TBD

Nour Abdulhay (student)
TBD


January 9, 2020

David Solomon (faculty)
TBD

Saumya Bollam (student)
TBD


January 16, 2020

David Raliegh (faculty)
TBD

Rhogerry Deshycka (student)
TBD


January 30, 2020

Diana Laird (faculty)
TBD

Brian Woo (student)
TBD


February 13, 2020

Ed Hsiao (faculty)
TBD

Nick Mroz (student)
TBD


February 20, 2020

Abby Buchwalter (faculty)
TBD

Vikas Daggubati (student)
TBD


February 27, 2020

Yashodara Abeykoon (student)
TBD

Than Kyaw (student)
TBD


March 5, 2020

Oscar Yip (student)
TBD

Irek Habrylo (student)
TBD


March 12, 2020

Nebat Ali (student)
TBD

Matt Ryan (student)
TBD


March 19, 2020

Alyssa Indart (student)
TBD

Jackson Gardner (student)
TBD

 


March 26, 2020

Rachel DeBarge (student)
TBD

Ben Wheeler (student)
TBD


April 2, 2020

Jacqueline Yee (student)
TBD

Anthony Chang (student)
TBD


April 9, 2020

Cambria Chou-Freed (student)
TBD

Jessica Wang (student)
TBD


April 16, 2020

Brandon Desousa (student)
TBD

Nicole Tsai (student)
TBD


April 23, 2020

Mariko Foecke (student)
TBD

Sonia Scaria (student)
TBD


April 30, 2020

Sophie Guldberg (student)
TBD

Dianne Laboy Cintron (student)
TBD


May 7, 2020

Zach Howard (student)
TBD

Erin Huiting (student)
TBD