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Trainee Action Committee

The LMG Trainee Action Committee (TAC) sponsors a speakers program and the annual LMG retreat. Please consult the current chairperson for details.

TAC Chairpersons 2013

JanuaryRajesh Kasiviswanathan
FebruaryRajesh Kasiviswanathan
MarchJordan St. Charles
AprilJordan St. Charles
MayDan Su
JuneDan Su
JulyJulie Lowe
AugustJulie Lowe
SeptemberDeepa Singh
OctoberDeepa Singh
NovemberMadhumita Ray
DecemberMadhumita Ray

TAC-Sponsored Seminars 2013

April 29, 2013Dr. Laura AttardiStanford Universitytba
May 20, 2013Dr. Gary PerdewPenn State UniversityThe Ah receptor: from a mediator of toxicity to a therapeutic target
August 5, 2013Dr. Susan WallaceUniversity of Vermonttba
August 12, 2013Dr. Yves PommierNational Cancer InstituteRole of TDP1 and PARP in the repair of topoisomerase I-mediated DNA damage
September 16, 2013Dr. Joaquin EspinosaUniversity of ColoradoSystematic analysis of p53 gene networks in cancer
September 23, 2013Dr. Craig CameronPenn State Universitytba

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LMG Seminar Series

The LMG Seminar Series occurs on Wednesdays at 12:10 P.M. in Room D-350. Please see the following list for details.


2014 DatePresenterTopic
January 8Alan ClarkGenetic modulation of mismatch repair efficiency in yeast
January 15Kasia BebenekMolecular mechanisms of DNA synthesis errors
January 22Mehmet KaracaNRF2 in adipogenesis
January 29Bill CopelandOverview of the Mitochondrial DNA Replication group
February 5Scott LujanReplication infidelity across the yeast genome
February 12Mark ItskodGTP starvation in E. coli
February 19No seminar 
February 26No seminar 
March 5Mercy AranaStudies of ribonucleotide removal in yeast
March 12Julie LoweRoles of p53 in innate immunity
March 19Matt YoungA dominant-negative POLG2 mutation causes adPEO
March 26Janssen DalyRole of Pol Zeta in class switch recombination
April 2Jordan St. CharlesOGG1 and DNA replication fidelity
April 9Kelly DaughtryThe E. coli MOSC proteins
April 16Steven RobertsDNA damage-induced hyper-mutation
April 23Matt LongleyInterplay of mtDNA replication proteins
April 30Anders ClausenMapping ribonucleotide incorporation
May 7No seminar 
May 14Ma WanSmoking-induced DNA methylation changes in monocytes
May 21Chuancang JiangThe H4 receptor in the immune response
May 28Thuy-Ai Nguyenp53 binding/transactivation in human lymphocytes
June 4Jessica WilliamsThe consequences of ribonucleotides in DNA
June 11Sam GattisExonuclease domain mutations in DNA polymerase gamma
June 18Roel SchaaperTBA
July 2Clinton OrebaughSearching for proteins that interact with Pol Epsilon
July 9Daniel MenendezThe innate immune response under p53 vigilance
July 16Kiri HoffStructures of mitochondrial DNA replication proteins
July 23Dan SuSmoking affects DNA methylation in hematopoietic cells
July 30Marta GarbaczProbing the role of PCNA in DNA mismatch repair
August 6No seminar 
August 13No seminar 
August 20No seminar 
August 27No seminar 
September 3Monica FrazierTBA
September 10Kin ChanMolecular mechanisms of hypermutation in yeast
September 17Karen DeBalsiBioenergetic analysis of POLG cellular disease models
September 24Alan ClarkStudying Msh3-dependent DNA mismatch repair
October 1Xuting WangeQLTs, eSNPs, and cancer risk
October 8Deepa SinghThe Dgt triphosphatase of E. coli
October 15Dmitry GordeninGenome instability in yeast and cancer
October 22Kasia BebenekStructure-function studies of DNA polymerase fidelity

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Staff Resources

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Lauranell Burch, Ph.D. (
Staff Scientist
Tel (919) 541-4411
Fax (919) 541-7593
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop D2-07
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
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Environmental Factor Articles on LMG Seminars

The following articles on LMG Seminars appeared in Environmental Factor.













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