education

Storytelling for Scientists

By Patience on January 31, 2018

Speaker:  Jessica Hutchins, PhD, Director of Curriculum and Graduate Program, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences Can scientific writing be as thrilling as Star Wars? In this workshop, Dr. Hutchins will discuss the science of storytelling to help you get funded and published. Learn how to engage your reviewer’s curiosity by incorporating techniques from storytelling and […]

Capitalize on your Interests: Using the Strong Interest Inventory in Career Planning

By Patience on January 31, 2018

Are you curious where other people with interests similar to yours end up working? Do you hope to achieve satisfaction in your work after Penn? Are you interested in maintaining a balance between your work and leisure activities? The Strong Interest Inventory is a powerful tool that can help you make satisfying decisions about your […]

Working Group 3: “Mechanical regulation of transcription controls Polycomb-mediated gene silencing during lineage commitment”

By Patience on January 11, 2018

Presenter: Eric Dai, Mauck Group (Penn) Format:  Eric will lead a journal club discussion. The topic will be the paper “Mechanical regulation of transcription controls Polycomb-mediated gene silencing during lineage commitment” by Le et. al. Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST/ 1:00 – 2:00 CST Location: CEMB Conference Room, 1st Floor, LRSM Building, 3231 Walnut Street, Universit...

Varner Lecture: Anja Geitmann, PhD

By Patience on January 3, 2018

Speaker: Anja Geitmann, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Biomechanics of Plant Development and Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University Title: “Cellular Pathfinding: How the Pollen Tube Finds its Target” Sponsor: Washington University Department of Biology and the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. CST Location: Rebstock Hall...

Streaming Seminar: “Pattern formation and regeneration in a single cell” by Wallace Marshall, PhD

By Patience on January 3, 2018

**Speaker: Wallace Marshall, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Group Leader – Laboratory of Cell Geometry and PI of the NSF STC Center for Cellular Construction, University of California, San Francisco Title: “Pattern formation and regeneration in a single cell” Sponsor: Washington University Department of Biology Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. CST Location: Rebstoc...

Seminar: Jennifer Curtis, PhD

By Patience on January 3, 2018

Speaker: Jennifer Curtis, PhD, Associate Professor of Physics, Department of Molecular Science & Engineering, Georgia Tech Sponsor: Pennsylvania Muscle Institute Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST Location: CRB Austrian Auditorium

PMI Seminar: Xavier Trepat, PhD

By Patience on January 3, 2018

“Mechanobiology of epithelial growth and folding” Speaker: Xavier Trepat, PhD, ICREA Research Professor, Group Leader, Integrative Cell and Tissue Dynamics, Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya (IBEC) Sponsor: Pennsylvania Muscle Institute Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST Location: CRB Austrian Auditorium

Seminar: P. Todd Stukenberg, PhD

By Patience on January 3, 2018

Speaker: P. Todd Stukenberg, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia School of Medicine Sponsor: Pennsylvania Muscle Institute Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST Location: CRB Austrian Auditorium

Seminar: Sigmar Stricker, PhD

By Patience on January 3, 2018

Speaker: Sigmar Stricker, PhD, Group Leader and Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics, Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy and Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Freie Universitaet Berlin Sponsor: Pennsylvania Muscle Institute Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST Location: CRB Austrian Auditorium