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

10/6 - Celeste Berg, Brian Searle

Celeste Berg
Merckx, Vincent S F T, Kasper P Hendriks, Kevin K Beentjes, Constantijn B Mennes, Leontine E Becking, Katja T C A Peijnenburg, Aqilah Afendy, et al. 2015. “Evolution of Endemism on a Young Tropical Mountain..” Nature 524 (7565): 347–50. doi:10.1038/nature14949.

Brian Searle
Evidence for human transmission of amyloid-β pathology and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Jaunmuktane Z, Mead S, Ellis M, Wadsworth JD, Nicoll AJ, Kenny J, Launchbury F, Linehan J, Richard-Loendt A, Walker AS, Rudge P, Collinge J, Brandner S. Nature. 2015 Sep 10;525(7568):247-50. doi: 10.1038/nature15369.

10/13 -

10/20 - Alex Hu

10/27 - Katherine Xue

11/3 - Bryan Andrews, Ken Chen

11/10 - Seungsoo Kim, Lindsay Pino

11/17 - Stephanie Battle, Wei Zhou

11/24 - Andrew Hill, Anne Clark

12/1 - Claudia Espinoza, Clara Amorosi

12/8 - Vanessa Gray, Melissa Chiasson

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

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 -

4/26 - Abigail Keller

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