MBL Virtual Programs

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These free events are part of the MVP (MBL Virtual Programs) webinar series. This virtual series ran from July 6-17 and included offerings from many of our summer programs including the advanced research training courses and the Logan Science Journalism program. We are very excited to reconnect with our friends and colleagues, learn from distinguished speakers, and engage in lively scientific discussion. Webinars were recorded and are available for viewing via the links below.

July
6th
Embryology Course Webinar
Embryology Course Directors David Sherwood and Carole LaBonne host speaker Dr. Mansi Srivastava of Harvard University for a talk entitled, “Into the Unknown: Probing regeneration and development in a new research organism”.
July
6th
Frontiers in Reproduction Course Webinar
Join FIR Course Director Rafael Fissore and guest speaker, Dr. Paolo Rinaudo (UCSF).
July
7th
Cytoskeleton Club
Join Clare Waterman (NIH), Amy Shaub Maddox (UNC), and Amy Gladfelter (UNC) for the first session of the Tuesday Cytoskeleton series.
July
7th
Zebrafish Course Webinar
Join Zebrafish Course Directors Sharon Amacher and Deborah Yelon along with their guests, Andrea Pauli (IMP Vienna) and Jan Huisken (Morgridge Institute).
July
7th
Neural Systems & Behavior Course Webinar
Join Neural Systems & Behavior Course Directors Stephanie White, Robert Froemke, and Alberto Pereda along with guest Dr. Michael Brecht (BCCN Berlin), for his talk “Positive emotions, tickling and play.”
July
8th
STAMPS Course Webinar
Please join STAMPS Course Directors Tracy Teal and Mihai Pop.
July
8th
SCARE Course Webinar
Join Frontiers in Stem Cells and Regeneration Course Directors Jennifer Morgan and Ina Dobrinski along with guest speaker Dr. Labib Rouhana (Wright State University).
July
9th
Physiology Course Webinar
Join Physiology Course Directors Dan Fletcher and Nicole King along with guest speaker, Dr. Amy Gladfelter (UNC)
July
9th
Neurobiology Course Webinar
Join Course Directors Diana Bautista, Ellen Lumpkin and Marc Hammarlund along with guest speaker, Dr. Theanne Griffith (Rutgers).
July
10th
SPINES Course Webinar
Join SPINES Course Directors Gina Poe and Gerald Downes who will welcome Dr. Julio Ramirez (Davidson College) for the Martinez-Townsel Endowed Lecture.
July
10th
Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course Webinar
Join MCN Course Directors Stephen Baccus and Xiao-Jing Wang for Dr. Wang’s talk entitled, “Neural circuit models of decision-making and its impairments.”
July
13th
Biology of Parasitism Course Webinar
Join BOP Course Directors Barbara Burleigh, Freddy Frischknecht and Flaminia Catterucia for Dr. Frischknecht’s talk, “Plasmodium: unique biology of an amazing protozoan”.
July
13th
Microbial Diversity Course Webinar
Please join Microbial Diversity Course Directors George O’Toole and Rachel Whitaker for their presentation, “Bringing Microbial Diversity into View.”
July
14th
Optical Microscopy Course Webinar
Join Optical Microscopy Course Directors Alison North and Joerg Bewersdorf for the talk “Recent developments in super-resolution microscopy to interrogate single molecules in their sub-cellular context”.
July
14th
Cytoskeleton Club
Join Clare Waterman (NIH), Amy Gladfelter (UNC) and Amy Shaub Maddox (UNC) for the second session of the Tuesday Cytoskeleton series.
July
15th
AQLM Course Webinar
Join AQLM Course Directors Wendy Salmon, Peter Kner, and Paul Maddox with guest speaker Justin Taraska (NIH/NHLBI) for a talk, “Imaging the nanoscale structure of the plasma membrane with light and electron microscopy”.
July
15th
Gene Regulatory Networks Course Webinar
Join GERN Course Directors Isabelle Peter and Scott Barolo along with guest speaker, Dr. James Briscoe (Francis Crick Institute).
July
16th
Molecular Mycology Course Webinar
Join MOMY Course Directors Robert Cramer and David Andes along with guest speaker, Dr. Aaron Mitchell (University of Georgia).
July
16th
Brains, Minds & Machines Course Webinar
Join Brains, Minds & Machines Course Directors Boriz Katz and Gabriel Kreiman along with guest speaker, Nancy Kanwisher, (MIT).
July
17th
Logan Science Journalism Program Webinar
Join Logan Science Journalism program Course Directors Anne Giblin, Javier Lloret, Brad Shuster, Phong Tran, and guests.
July
17th
Physical Biology of the Cell Course Webinar
Join Physical Biology of the Cell Course Directors, Hernan Garcia and Rob Phillips along with guest speaker: Julie Theriot (Univeristy of Washington) – “Combining experimental measurements and mathematical modeling to understand how cells move.”
July
21st
Cytoskeleton Club
Join Clare Waterman, Amy Gladfelter and Amy Shaub Maddox along with guest speaker Jadranka Loncarek, for the third session of the Tuesday Cytoskeleton series.