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New Insights into the Transcriptional Organization and Cellular Economy of Bacteria

The Norton Zinder Lecture

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Friday Lecture Series
Carol A. Gross, Ph.D., professor, department of cell and tissue biology, University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Gross and her lab have used mutual information and phylogenetic footprinting to examine the transcriptional output of the most abundant sigma subfamily across the bacterial kingdom and standard and novel iterations of CRISPR interference technology to dissect the essential gene networks in both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. She will discuss the lab's findings during this lecture.

Carol A. Gross is a Professor at UCSF jointly in the Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Cell and Tissue biology. Carol studies functional and regulatory networks in bacteria using a combination of genetic, biochemical and genomic approaches. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, an AAAS Fellow and a recipient of the NAS Waksman lifetime achievement award and ASM Lifetime Achievement awards in microbiology. Carol also spearheads efforts to increase student diversity at UCSF and has received their Martin Luther King Award for her efforts. She has also received the EMD Millipore Alice C. Evans Award for contributions to the advancement of women in science. Most recently Carol has been working to increase faculty diversity at UCSF as part of the Differences Matter initiative.

Justin Sloboda
(212) 327-7785
Open to
Jeremy Rock
Refreshments, 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Abby Lounge
Justin Sloboda
(212) 327-7785

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