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.

Winter 2016

2/16 - Heather Machkovech, Joshua Schraiber

2/23 - Daniel Chee, Vijay Ramani

Daniel Chee
Genomic insights into the Ixodes scapularis tick vector of Lyme disease. Monika Gulia-Nuss et al. Nature Communications 7, Article number: 10507 doi:10.1038/ncomms10507

Vijay Ramani
Sharma, Conine et al, "Biogenesis and function of tRNA fragments during sperm maturation and fertilization in mammals," Science (2016)

3/1 - Alex Eng, Colin McNally

3/8 - Mike Doud, John Lazar


Spring 2016

3/29 - Aaron McKenna, Greg Findlay

Aaron McKenna
"Variation in cancer risk among tissues can be explained by the number of stem cell divisions"
Cristian Tomasetti and Bert Vogelstein.  Science 2 January 2015: 347 (6217), 78-81DOI:10.1126/science.1260825

"Substantial contribution of extrinsic risk factors to cancer development" Song Wu, Scott Powers, Wei Zhu & Yusuf A. Hannun Nature (2015) doi:10.1038/nature16166

4/5 - Joe Felsenstein, Serena Liu

4/12 - Han-Yin Yang, Aaron Seo

4/19 - Xiaojie Qiu, Colby Samstag

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