Journal Club

Fall 2017 - Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

October 4: Organizational Meeting
Introductions, GTP advising committee, how to critique a paper, selection of Fall topic.

October 11: Overview– Emily Wheeler, Yeo Lab
Review: Takahashi (2016) Transcriptional architecture of the mammalian clock. Nat Rev Gent. 18: 164-179. [NRG]

October 11: Michael Baughn, Cleveland Lab
Classic Paper: Konopka and Benzer (1971) Clock mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. PNAS 68: 2112-2116. [PNAS] [PMC]

October 18: Spencer Goodman, Cherqui Lab
Curtis (2015) Circadian control of innate immunity in macrophages by miR-155 targeting Bmal1. PNAS 112: 7231–7236. [PNAS] [PMC]

October 25: Samuel Lin, Wasserman Lab
He et al. (2009) The Transcriptional Repressor DEC2 Regulates Sleep Length in Mammals. Science 325: 866-870. [Science] [PMC]

November 1: Alannah Miranda, Kelsoe Lab
Zhang et al. (2016) A PERIOD3 variant causes a circadian phenotype and is associated with a seasonal mood trait. PNAS 113: E1536-44. [PNAS] [PMC]

November 8: Shanna Newton, Mellon Lab
Vitaterna et al. (1994) Mutagenesis and mapping of a mouse gene, Clock, essential for circadian behavior. Science 264: 719-725. [Science] [PMC]

November 15: Alison Parisian, Furnari Lab
Etchegaray et al. (2003) Rhythmic histone acetylation underlies transcription in the mammalian circadian clock. Nature 421: 177-182. [Nature]

November 22: Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29: Brian Reilly, Bejar Lab

December 6: Emily Wheeler, Yeo Lab

December 13: Responsible Conduct of Research