Journal Club

Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1:50 in Foege Auditorium (S 060)

Speakers must post references for their Journal Club by the Monday preceding their talk. References should be given to Brian Giebel (bgiebel (at) to be posted on this page. If you are unable to speak at the appointed time, please arrange to change dates with someone else (please notify Brian when you make changes).

References are posted as they are received. Please be sure to check the current and past schedules to make sure your proposed article hasn't already been reserved or previously presented by another speaker.

Follow this link for a listing of past Journal Club references.

Autumn 2015

12/1 - Claudia Espinoza, Clara Amorosi

Clara Amorosi
Enright, Jennifer M., et al. "Cyp27c1 Red-Shifts the Spectral Sensitivity of Photoreceptors by Converting Vitamin A1 into A2." Current Biology (2015).

Claudia Espinoza
Transgenic songbirds with suppressed or enhanced activity of CREB transcription factor. (2015). 
Abe, K, et al.  PNAS

12/8 - Vanessa Gray, Melissa Chiasson

Melissa Chiasson
Disruptions of Topological Chromatin Domains Cause Pathogenic Rewiring of Gene-Enhancer Interactions. (2015). Lupiáñez et al. Cell, 161(5).

Vanessa Gray
Somatic mutation in single human neurons tracks developmental and transcriptional history. (2015). Science 350(6256), 94–98.


Winter 2016

1/5 - Aaron Wolf, Tim Durham

1/12 - Madeleine Geisheker, Amanda Watts

Amanda Watts
Soria-Valles C, et al. NF-kB activation impairs somatic cell reprogramming in ageing. Nature Cell Biology (2015).

1/19 - Damon May, Molly Gasperini

Damon May
David Zeevi, Tal Korem, et al. Personalized Nutrition by Prediction of Glycemic Responses. Cell. Volume 163, Issue 5, p1079–1094, 19 November 2015

1/26 - Jason Klein, Hannah Pliner

2/2 - Max Dougherty, Cecilia Noecker

Max Dougherty
Prescott et al., 2015. Enhancer Divergence and cis-Regulatory Evolution in the Human and Chimp Neural Crest. Cell 163 (1), 68-83.

2/9 - Maitreya Dunham, Emily Killingbeck

2/16 - Heather Machkovech, Colby Samstag

2/23 - Daniel Chee, Greg Findlay

3/1 - Alex Eng, Colin McNally

3/8 - Mike Doud, John Lazar


Spring 2016

3/29 - Aaron McKenna, Vijay Ramani

4/5 - Joe Felsenstein, Serena Liu

4/12 - Han-Yin Yang, Aaron Seo

4/19 - Xiaojie Qiu, Joshua Schraiber

4/26 - Abigail Keller, Bryan Andrews

5/3 - Jolie Carlisle, Jacob Schreiber

5/10 - Khrystyna Dilai, Sarah Hilton

5/17 - Ken Jean-Baptiste, Juhye Lee

5/24 - Steven Lee, Andy Lin

5/31 - Eliah Overbey, Jonathan Packer