Stem cell function during physiology and disease

Name: Aïsha​ ​Mientjes aishamientjes@gmail.com OR a.mientjes@student.tudelft.nl Student number: 4460960   Seminar ​ 11:​   Speaker: Andreas Trumpp ​ Department:​ DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Subject:​ Stem cell function during physiology and disease Location:​ ​Erasmus MC Date:​ 14-05-2018   On the 14th of May, I attended a seminar given by Andreas Trumpp at the Erasmus MC Hematology department … Continue reading Stem cell function during physiology and disease

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3D chromatin conformation in disease pathology

Seminar 10 Honours Programme   Aïsha Mientjes aishamientjes@gmail.com 4460960   Speaker: Stefan Mundlos Department: Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (seminar given at the hematology department) Subject: 3D chromatin conformation in disease pathology Location: Erasmus MC Date: 16-04-2018   On Monday the 16th of April, a seminar was given in the pathology department of the … Continue reading 3D chromatin conformation in disease pathology

The network regulating protein folding

Speaker: G. Elif Karagoz Department: Uni. of California, San Fransisco (UCSF) Subject: Sensing and Responding to Protein Folding Stress in the Endoplasmic Reticulum Location: Bionanoscience, Delft Date: 13-04-2018    Name: Raman van Wee Seminar 6   In her short talk Elif Karagoz tried to touch upon as much research as she has carried out so far, making … Continue reading The network regulating protein folding

Taking a new perspective on pattern formation

Speaker: Erwin Frey Department: LMU Munich Subject: Self-organisation and pattern formation in cellular systems Location: Bionanoscience, Delft Date: 13-04-2018    Name: Raman van Wee Seminar 7     Frey started his talk showing a video of MinD & MinE proteins oscillating in E.Coli. One of the functions of these oscillations is timing the moment of cell division. … Continue reading Taking a new perspective on pattern formation

“A novel pathway repairs endogenous DNA interstrand crosslinks”

Speaker:             Puck Knipscheer Department:     Hubrecht institute Subject:              Repair pathways of interstrand crosslinks Location:            Delft, A1.100 Date:                    06-04-2018 Author:              Maricke Angenent   Puck Knipscheer is currently running her own laboratory group at the Hubrecht institute. She gave a presentation on her recent findings, revealing a promising … Continue reading “A novel pathway repairs endogenous DNA interstrand crosslinks”

Single-Cell Dynamics of Genome-Nuclear Lamina Interactions

Seminar 9 Honours Programme Aïsha Mientjes aishamientjes@gmail.com 4460960 Seminar: 9 Speaker: Jop Kind Department: Hubrecht Institute (seminar given at the hematology department) Subject: Single-Cell Dynamics of Genome-Nuclear Lamina Interactions Location: Erasmus MC Date: 19-03-2018 On Monday the 19th of March, a seminar was given by Jop Kind, from the Hubrecht Institute. His group mainly focusses … Continue reading Single-Cell Dynamics of Genome-Nuclear Lamina Interactions

Exploring bacteriophage potential

Illustrative figure of the damage C. difficile does to the gut. Extracted from http://www.medicalnewstoday.com Department: Uni. of Zürich & Uni. of Leicester,  dept. of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Subject: Bacteriophages to treat Urinary Tract and Clostridium Difficile infection Location: Paushuize, Utrecht             Date: 22-02-2018 Seminar 5    Name: Raman van Wee Dr. W. Sybesma from Zürich and … Continue reading Exploring bacteriophage potential

SUMO: Wrestling with the cell cycle

Name: Aïsha​ ​Mientjes aishamientjes@gmail.com OR a.mientjes@student.tudelft.nl Student number: 4460960 Seminar ​ 8:​ Speaker: Alfred Vertegaal​ ​ Department:​ LUMC Leiden (seminar at Hematology department) Subject:​ ‘Sumoylation’ processes and interference with the cell cycle Location:​ ​Erasmus MC Date:​ 12-02-2018 On the 12th of February, I attended a seminar given by Alfred Vertegaal of the LUMC Leiden. He presented … Continue reading SUMO: Wrestling with the cell cycle

Dissecting the fundamentals of transcriptional regulation

Aïsha​ ​Mientjes aishamientjes@gmail.com/a.mientjes@student.tudelft.nl 4460960 Seminar ​ 7:​     Speaker:​ ​Martin Howard Department:​ John Innes Center Subject:​ Dissecting the fundamentals of transcriptional regulation Location:​ ​TU​ ​Delft Date:​ 12-01-2018   On the 12th of January, there was a bionanoscience seminar given by Martin Howard. He was trained as a physicist, but he has since then moved into … Continue reading Dissecting the fundamentals of transcriptional regulation

A paradoxical human mesh

Fibrin clots at work in forming a mesh of blood cells to fill up a hole in a vessel. (Eye of Science / Photo Researchers, Inc) Written by Raman van Wee Speaker:  Gijsje Koenderink Department: FOM institute AMOLF Subject: Biophysics of fibrin clots      Location: Erasmus MC          Date: 18-12-2017     Professor Koenderink kicked off with a great … Continue reading A paradoxical human mesh