Targeting Epigenetic Changes in Immune Cells: Implications in Disease

Speaker: Esteban Ballestar Department: Bellvitge Medical Research Institute (IDIBELL), Barcelona Spain Location: Erasmus MC Date: July 13, 2017 Author: Teun Huijben Esteban Ballestar got his Bachelor and Master degree at the University of Valencia in Spain, followed by a PhD. Afterwards he did a Postdoc abroad and returned to start his own research group at … Continue reading Targeting Epigenetic Changes in Immune Cells: Implications in Disease

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Modeling of the ribosome and the RNA polymerase molecular motors

Speaker: Bahareh Shakiba Department: Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran Location: TU Delft Date: July 12, 2017 Author: Teun Huijben Bahareh has just finished her PhD and is now doing a Postdoc at the IASBS in Iran. In this talk she explained what she has studied during her PhD, in which she … Continue reading Modeling of the ribosome and the RNA polymerase molecular motors

Quo Vadis: Cees Dekker

Speaker: Cees Dekker Department: Bionanoscience, TU Delft Location: TU Delft Date: July 6, 2017 Author: Teun Huijben As start of the summer Quo Vadis of the Bionanoscience Department, Cees Dekker was invited to give a talk. Literally translated from Latin, Quo Vadis means: ’Where are you going?’. In light of this title Cees decided to … Continue reading Quo Vadis: Cees Dekker

Active polymer models for the 3D organization of chromosomes

Speaker: Johannes Nübler Department: MIT Subject: Active polymer models for the 3D organization of chromosomes Location: TU Delft, A1.100 Date: 03-07-2017 Author: Kristian Blom There it is, my final seminar report just before my trip to Japan starts. On the 3rd of July I visited a talk given by Johannes Nübler, postdoc at the MIT … Continue reading Active polymer models for the 3D organization of chromosomes

Disrupting ultrashort nucleic acid duplex with mechanical force

Speaker: Kevin Whitley Department: University of Illionois at Urbana -Champain Subject: Disrupting ultrashort nucleic acid duplex with mechanical force Location: Bionanoscience Department, TU Delft Date: 30-06-2017 Author: Mirte Golverdingen Kevin Whitley did research to the hybridization kinetics of DNA under force. He tried to understand the transition state of nucleic acid hybridization. Hybridization is used … Continue reading Disrupting ultrashort nucleic acid duplex with mechanical force

Verrucomicrobia and the intestinal microbiome; the case of the Akkermansia muciniphila

Speaker:  Clara Belzer Department: Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands Subject: Verrucomicrobia and the intestinal microbiome; the case of the Akkermansia muciniphila Location: BioTechnology department TU Delft Date: 29-06-2017 Author: Mirte Golverdingen To broaden my view of the studies done in the Applied Science building I visited a lunch lecture in the BioTechnology department. … Continue reading Verrucomicrobia and the intestinal microbiome; the case of the Akkermansia muciniphila

Structurally distinct periodic and dynamic chromatin domains revealed by super-resolution fluorescence microscopy

Speaker: Kirti Prakash Department: Institute of BMolecular Biology, Mainz, Heidelberg University Heidelberg. Carnergie institution for science, Baltimore usa, current affiliation institute paris Subject: Structurally distinct periodic and dynamic chromatin domains revealed by super-resolution fluorescence microscopy Location: Bionanoscience Department, TU Delft Date: 26-06-2017 Author: Mirte Golverdingen A large spectrum of chromatin domains between DNA and the … Continue reading Structurally distinct periodic and dynamic chromatin domains revealed by super-resolution fluorescence microscopy

Quantitative single molecule imaging in living cells and animals

Speaker: Christof Gebhardt Department: Institute of Biophysics, Universität Ulm Subject: Quantitative single molecule imaging in living cells and animals Location: Bionanoscience Department, TU Delft Date: 07-04-2017 Author: Mirte Golverdingen Life is an interplay of inanimate biomolecules, Christof Gebhardt tries to understand how these biomolecules function in isolation, interaction and what happens with them when we … Continue reading Quantitative single molecule imaging in living cells and animals

Dynamics of translation of single mRNA molecules in vivo

Speaker: Marvin Tanenbaum Department: Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht Subject: Dynamics of translation of single mRNA molecules in vivo Location: Bionanoscience Department, TU Delft Date: 24-03-2017 Author: Mirte Golverdingen Marvin Tanenbaum is interested in the control and principle of gene expression. Gene expression is not static, it is, instead, very dynamic, as seen during the cell cycle. … Continue reading Dynamics of translation of single mRNA molecules in vivo