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(Para)Science Club

Fridays, 12.30pm, Room 3027

If you can't make your date, please arrange to exchange

Please send your topic - a research article(s), or any other interesting scientific issue - and any relevant references to the lab by the Tuesday before your presentation

2017

Jan 6 - NO MEETING

Jan 13 - Phing Chian - Cognition-mediated evolution of low-quality floral nectars

Jan 20 - NO MEETING

Jan 27 - Benoîte - Insect chemosensory receptor pharmacology: dose-dependent responses and allostery

Feb 3 - Marta - Symbiont-induced odorant binding proteins mediate insect host hematopoiesis

Feb 10 - Lausanne Genomics Days

Feb 17 - Richard

Feb 24 - NO MEETING

Mar 3 - Jan - Cognitive complexity of bumblebees

Mar 10 - Raquel - Organization and function of Drosophila odorant binding proteins

Mar 17 - Juan - Evolution of Multiple Sensory Systems Drives Novel Egg-Laying Behavior in the Fruit Pest Drosophila suzukii

Mar 24 - Kaan - Olfactory receptor accessory proteins play crucial roles in receptor function and gene choice

Apr 7 - NO MEETING (CIG Seminar: Charles Weitz @ 12.15pm)

Apr 13 - * Thurs * Roman - Trade-off between Transcriptome Plasticity and Genome Evolution in Cephalopods

Apr 21 - NO MEETING

Apr 28 - NO MEETING

May 5 - Lab Organisation Discussion

May 12 - NO MEETING (CIG Faculty Interview Seminars)

May 19 - (Les Mystères)

May 26 - NO MEETING

Jun 2 - Phing Chian - The genetic basis of parental care evolution in monogamous mice

Jun 9 - NO MEETING

Jun 16 - CIG Symposium - "Innovations in Biology"

Jun 23 - Jan - Classifying Drosophila Olfactory Projection Neuron Subtypes by Single-cell RNA Sequencing

Jun 30 - Marta - Adaptation of Circadian Neuronal Network to Photoperiod in High-Latitude European Drosophilids

Jul 7 - Lab Retreat

Jul 11 - * Tues 12.30pm * Benoîte - Tasting alanine and glutamate

Jul 21 - NO MEETING

Jul 28 - NO MEETING

Aug 4 - NO MEETING

Aug 11 - Raquel - Antimicrobial peptides extend lifespan in Drosophila

Aug 18 - Kaan - Evolution of immune chemoreceptors into sensors of the outside world

Aug 25 - Roman - Artificial Synaptic Rewiring Demonstrates that Distinct Neural Circuit Configurations Underlie Homologous Behaviors

Sep 1 - NO MEETING


 

 

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2016

Jan 1 - NO MEETING

Jan 8 - Benoîte - CryoEM (featuring the TRPV2 structure)

Jan 15 - Tom - "Big Science" - the Human Brain Project and beyond

Jan 22 - NO MEETING

Jan 29 - Roman - Balancing selection (featuring detoxifying enzyme polymorphisms)

Feb 5 - Adria - Epigenetic (re)programming in ants (featuring Simola 2016 and Libbrechet 2016)

Feb 12 - Juan - Nobel (and other) prizes in science - good or bad? (featuring The Heroes of CRISPR)

Feb 19 - Lausanne Genomics Days

Feb 26 - Jan - Altering memories (featuring Nabavi 2014, Redondo 2014, de Lavilléon 2015

Mar 4 - Kaan - Ethics in scientific research

Mar 11 - Lucia - 3D Printing - design and production

Mar 18 - Phing Chian - Balancer chromosomes in Drosophila (always recombination free?)

Mar 25 - NO MEETING

Apr 1 - NO MEETING

Apr 8 - NO MEETING

Apr 15 - Marta - Reproducibility in science

Apr 22 - Speed Journal Club

Apr 29 - Benoîte - (De)-extinctions

May 6 - NO MEETING (Ascension)

May 13 - NO MEETING (DNF Symposium)

May 20 - Tom - Evo-Neuro - Janelia meeting report, and more

May 27 - Roman - Evolving New Skeletal Traits by cis-Regulatory Changes in Bone Morphogenetic Proteins

Jun 3 - CIG Symposium

Jun 10 - Swiss Drosophila Meeting

Jun 17 - Adria - Scientific Funding, Crowdfunding and the role of the researcher in SciComm

Jun 24 - Juan - Mapping of Brain Activity by Automated Volume Analysis of Immediate Early Genes

Jul 1 - Jan - Sex-specific pruning of neuronal synapses in Caenorhabditis elegans

Jul 8 - Kaan - Hormonal Modulation of Pheromone Detection Enhances Male Courtship Success

Jul 15 - NO MEETING

Jul 22 - NO MEETING

July 29 - Benoîte, Juan and Phing Chian - Meeting Reports al fresco

Aug 5 - NO MEETING

Aug 12 - Laurent Badel - Invited seminar (Kazama lab, KAIST): Decoding neuronal activity in the antennal lobe of Drosophila: population code, (non)linearity and context-dependence

Aug 19 - Phing Chian - Coupled Sensing of Hunger and Thirst Signals Balances Sugar and Water Consumption

Aug 26 - Lucia - Behavior Reveals Selective Summation and Max Pooling among Olfactory Processing Channels

Sep 2 - NO MEETING (CIG Retreat)

Sep 8 - ** Thurs Bonus ** Neurofly Meeting Report (Juan and Kaan)

Sep 9 - Benoîte - Synergism and Combinatorial Coding for Binary Odor Mixture Perception in Drosophila

Sep 16 - Speed Journal Club

Sep 23 - *12pm* Marta - Dopaminergic Circuitry Underlying Mating Drive

Sep 30 - *12pm* Tom - Warm-Sensitive Neurons that Control Body Temperature

Oct 7 - NO MEETING

Oct 14 - *12pm* Adria - Unexpected rewards induce dopamine-dependent positive emotion–like state changes in bumblebees

Oct 21 - NO MEETING

Oct 28 - *12pm* Jan - Why do snakes lack limbs? Part I and Part II

Nov 4 - Raquel - Emerging model organisms

Nov 11 - Stefan Laurent (Jensen lab, EPFL) - Scanning population genomic datasets to identify adaptive TFBS-modifying mutations

Nov 18 - Juan - Neuromodulators signal through astrocytes to alter neural circuit activity and behaviour

Nov 25 - Speed Journal Club

Dec 2 - *11.30am* Kaan - Evolved Repression Overcomes Enhancer Robustness

Dec 9 - Richard (State-of-the-union)

Dec 16 - Roman - Low-cost functional plasticity of TRPV1 supports heat tolerance in squirrels and camels

Dec 23 - NO MEETING

Dec 30 - NO MEETING

 

 

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