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Group Meeting

Fridays, 11am in AI 2142


Jan. 16th topics: journal club, lab duties, new lab in general (to do list, items we need, ...)

Jan. 30th: cold storage, equipment update, DNA oligos,

Journal Club

  • Nature (weekly) (Marcel)
  • Science (weekly) (Nicolas)
  • Cell (bi-weekly) (Alina)
  • PNAS (weekly) (Arun)
  • PLOS (bio + compbio)(monthly) (Alina)
  • Nature Methods (monthly) (Sylvie)
  • Nature Biotech (monthly) (Meltem)
  • Mol Sys Bio (monthly) (Sylvie)
  • Nucleic Acid Res (bi-weekly)
  • JACS (weekly) (Luis)
  • Lab on a Chip (monthly) (Meltem, Luis)
  • Analytical Chemistry (Luis)
  • PRL (Lina)
  • Nature Photonics (Lina)

Lab Duties

Webpages (Sebastian)

  • update content (Sebastian)
  • handle useraccounts (Sebastian)

Cold Storage (Nicolas)

  • organize storage -> Nicolas
  • defrost when necessary -> Nicolas

Common supply / Lab consumables

  • PDMS -> Nicolas
  • Chemicals & solvents -> Arun
  • pipette tips, gloves, cell culture PW, 15ml/50ml falcons, filters, syringes, eppendorf tubes, PCR -> Sylvie, Marcel

Equipment care (rotate, revisit)

  • Qarray2 / QPix2 / QFill -> Nicolas
  • ArrayWorx -> Marcel
  • Autoclave --> Sylvie
  • Millipore System, PDMS Spinner --> Arun

Chemical Inventory (Arun)

  • cont. update (Arun)
  • handle MSDS (Arun)

Lab Server (Nicolas)

  • manage backups
  • keep it running
  • manage user accounts
  • etc.

Mail and packaging material (garbage) (Rotation schedule: Arun, Sylvie, Nicolas, Marcel)


FTP server

Lab folder:


How to subscribe to our mailing list


Search Engines

Editing Wikis:


All Calendars

To Do List

  • Equipment to order:
    • Microplate Reader (SM)
      • Spectramax M2e or similar
    • Second Jenkons Incubator (SM)
    • High-content plate incubator (Nicolas and Sylvie)
    • Speed-Vac (SM)
  • Misc items to order:
    • Coffee machine (bean based machine, quote + expected cost, place)

Reading List


  1. Krogan NJ, Cagney G, Yu H, Zhong G, Guo X, Ignatchenko A, Li J, Pu S, Datta N, Tikuisis AP, Punna T, Peregrín-Alvarez JM, Shales M, Zhang X, Davey M, Robinson MD, Paccanaro A, Bray JE, Sheung A, Beattie B, Richards DP, Canadien V, Lalev A, Mena F, Wong P, Starostine A, Canete MM, Vlasblom J, Wu S, Orsi C, Collins SR, Chandran S, Haw R, Rilstone JJ, Gandi K, Thompson NJ, Musso G, St Onge P, Ghanny S, Lam MH, Butland G, Altaf-Ul AM, Kanaya S, Shilatifard A, O'Shea E, Weissman JS, Ingles CJ, Hughes TR, Parkinson J, Gerstein M, Wodak SJ, Emili A, and Greenblatt JF. Global landscape of protein complexes in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature. 2006 Mar 30;440(7084):637-43. DOI:10.1038/nature04670 | PubMed ID:16554755 | HubMed [Krogan-2006]
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  5. Uetz P, Giot L, Cagney G, Mansfield TA, Judson RS, Knight JR, Lockshon D, Narayan V, Srinivasan M, Pochart P, Qureshi-Emili A, Li Y, Godwin B, Conover D, Kalbfleisch T, Vijayadamodar G, Yang M, Johnston M, Fields S, and Rothberg JM. A comprehensive analysis of protein-protein interactions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature. 2000 Feb 10;403(6770):623-7. DOI:10.1038/35001009 | PubMed ID:10688190 | HubMed [Uetz-2000]
  6. Ho Y, Gruhler A, Heilbut A, Bader GD, Moore L, Adams SL, Millar A, Taylor P, Bennett K, Boutilier K, Yang L, Wolting C, Donaldson I, Schandorff S, Shewnarane J, Vo M, Taggart J, Goudreault M, Muskat B, Alfarano C, Dewar D, Lin Z, Michalickova K, Willems AR, Sassi H, Nielsen PA, Rasmussen KJ, Andersen JR, Johansen LE, Hansen LH, Jespersen H, Podtelejnikov A, Nielsen E, Crawford J, Poulsen V, Sørensen BD, Matthiesen J, Hendrickson RC, Gleeson F, Pawson T, Moran MF, Durocher D, Mann M, Hogue CW, Figeys D, and Tyers M. Systematic identification of protein complexes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae by mass spectrometry. Nature. 2002 Jan 10;415(6868):180-3. DOI:10.1038/415180a | PubMed ID:11805837 | HubMed [Ho-2002]
  7. Jones RB, Gordus A, Krall JA, and MacBeath G. A quantitative protein interaction network for the ErbB receptors using protein microarrays. Nature. 2006 Jan 12;439(7073):168-74. DOI:10.1038/nature04177 | PubMed ID:16273093 | HubMed [Jones-2006]
  8. Ramachandran N, Hainsworth E, Bhullar B, Eisenstein S, Rosen B, Lau AY, Walter JC, and LaBaer J. Self-assembling protein microarrays. Science. 2004 Jul 2;305(5680):86-90. DOI:10.1126/science.1097639 | PubMed ID:15232106 | HubMed [Ramachandran-2004]
  9. Gavin AC, Bösche M, Krause R, Grandi P, Marzioch M, Bauer A, Schultz J, Rick JM, Michon AM, Cruciat CM, Remor M, Höfert C, Schelder M, Brajenovic M, Ruffner H, Merino A, Klein K, Hudak M, Dickson D, Rudi T, Gnau V, Bauch A, Bastuck S, Huhse B, Leutwein C, Heurtier MA, Copley RR, Edelmann A, Querfurth E, Rybin V, Drewes G, Raida M, Bouwmeester T, Bork P, Seraphin B, Kuster B, Neubauer G, and Superti-Furga G. Functional organization of the yeast proteome by systematic analysis of protein complexes. Nature. 2002 Jan 10;415(6868):141-7. DOI:10.1038/415141a | PubMed ID:11805826 | HubMed [Gavin-2002]
  10. Zhu H, Bilgin M, Bangham R, Hall D, Casamayor A, Bertone P, Lan N, Jansen R, Bidlingmaier S, Houfek T, Mitchell T, Miller P, Dean RA, Gerstein M, and Snyder M. Global analysis of protein activities using proteome chips. Science. 2001 Sep 14;293(5537):2101-5. DOI:10.1126/science.1062191 | PubMed ID:11474067 | HubMed [Zhu-2001]
  11. Ptacek J, Devgan G, Michaud G, Zhu H, Zhu X, Fasolo J, Guo H, Jona G, Breitkreutz A, Sopko R, McCartney RR, Schmidt MC, Rachidi N, Lee SJ, Mah AS, Meng L, Stark MJ, Stern DF, De Virgilio C, Tyers M, Andrews B, Gerstein M, Schweitzer B, Predki PF, and Snyder M. Global analysis of protein phosphorylation in yeast. Nature. 2005 Dec 1;438(7068):679-84. DOI:10.1038/nature04187 | PubMed ID:16319894 | HubMed [Ptacek-2005]
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  13. Tarassov K, Messier V, Landry CR, Radinovic S, Serna Molina MM, Shames I, Malitskaya Y, Vogel J, Bussey H, and Michnick SW. An in vivo map of the yeast protein interactome. Science. 2008 Jun 13;320(5882):1465-70. DOI:10.1126/science.1153878 | PubMed ID:18467557 | HubMed [Tarassov-2008]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed


  1. Di Carlo D, Aghdam N, and Lee LP. Single-cell enzyme concentrations, kinetics, and inhibition analysis using high-density hydrodynamic cell isolation arrays. Anal Chem. 2006 Jul 15;78(14):4925-30. DOI:10.1021/ac060541s | PubMed ID:16841912 | HubMed [Ryley-2006]
  2. Ryley J and Pereira-Smith OM. Microfluidics device for single cell gene expression analysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 2006 Oct-Nov;23(14-15):1065-73. DOI:10.1002/yea.1412 | PubMed ID:17083143 | HubMed [Carlo-2006]
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  4. Lamprecht MR, Sabatini DM, and Carpenter AE. CellProfiler: free, versatile software for automated biological image analysis. Biotechniques. 2007 Jan;42(1):71-5. DOI:10.2144/000112257 | PubMed ID:17269487 | HubMed [Carpenter-2006]
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All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed