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The Stone Memorial Lectures honor Robert W. Stone. For 23 years, Stone was head of the former Department of Microbiology, which merged with the biophysics and biochemistry departments in 1979 to form the present Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Stone Memorial Lecture set for October 23
13 October 2017Michael T. Laub, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present the 2017/2018 Stone Memorial Lecture on Monday, October 23.
Stone Memorial Lecture set for February 27
20 February 2017Paul Ahlquist, Kaesberg Professor of Molecular Virology, Oncology, and Plant Pathology and the Steenbock Professor of Microbiological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, will present the 2016/2017 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 27 February 2017, in 108 Wartik Lab
Stone Memorial Lecture set for March 21
14 March 2016Eva Harris, Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases in the School of Public Health and Director of the Center for Global Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, will present the 2015/2016 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday March 21, 2016, in 108 Wartik Laboratory at Penn State University on the University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled “New Insights into Dengue Pathogenesis: How Dengue Virus NS1 Protein Triggers Endothelial Permeability and Vascular Leak,” is sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Stone Memorial Lecture set for April 27
09 April 2015Eduardo A. Groisman, Howard Hughes Investigator and professor of microbial pathogenesis at the Yale School of Medicine, will present the 2014/2015 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015, in 101 Althouse Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled “Gene Control in a Bacterial Pathogen,” is sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Stone Memorial Lecture Set for 17 March 2014 17 March 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM 101 Althouse Laboratory,
Date: 17 March 2014
James A. Imlay, a professor of microbiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present the 2013/2014 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 17 March 2014, in 101 Althouse Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled "Molecular Explanations for the Toxicity of Oxygen," is sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Stone Memorial Lecture Set for 15 April 2013 15 April 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM 101 Althouse Laboratory,
Date: 15 April 2013
Markus W. Ribbe, a professor of molecular biology, biochemistry, and chemistry at the University of California at Irvine, will present the 2012/2013 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 15 April 2013, in 101 Althouse Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled "Nitrogenase Mechanism and Applications," is sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Stone Memorial Lecture Set for 23 April 2012 23 April 2012 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 101 Althouse Laboratory,
Date: 23 April 2012
Kenneth H. Nealson, a Wrigley Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Southern California, will present the 2011/2012 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 23 April 2012, in 101 Althouse Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled "Extracellular Electron Transfer (EET): Some New Things to Think About," is sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Stone Memorial Lecture Set for February 7 07 February 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 101 Althouse Laboratory,
Date: 07 February 2011
Roberto Kolter, a professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at Harvard Medical School and co-director of Harvard's university-wide Microbial Sciences Initiative, will present the 2010/2011 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 7 February 2011, in 101 Althouse Laboratory at the University Park campus of Penn State University. This free public lecture, "Making and Breaking Biofilms," is sponsored by Penn State's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
National Academy of Science Member to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 17 November 2008
03 November 2008Jeffrey W. Roberts, Robert J. Appel Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University, will present the 2008/2009 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 17 November 2008, in 101 Althouse Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled "Transcription Termination and Its Control in E. coli," is sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Director of Cellular Microbiology at Max Planck Institute to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 18 November 2009 18 November 2009 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM 101 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building,
Date: 18 November 2009
Arturo Zychlinsky will present a free public lecture, titled "NETs: A Novel Antimicrobial Mechanism."
American Academy of Microbiology Member to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 19 April 2004
07 April 2004  
"The Rosetta Stone of the Genetic Language" is the First of Featured Lectures on October 5 and 6
30 September 1998  
National Academy of Sciences Member to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 10 April
29 March 2000  
Stone Lecture Set for 22 October 2007
10 October 2007  
DeLong to Present 2005 Stone Memorial Lecture
13 April 2005  
Stone Lecture Scheduled for 26 April 2007
07 April 2007Stone Lecture
Gene Regulation Expert to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on April 13
01 April 1998  
American Academy of Microbiology Member to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 8 April 2002
23 March 2002  
American Academy of Microbiology Member to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 21 April 2003
09 April 2003  
Professor Tina Henkin to Present Stone Memorial Lecture on 19 September 2005
13 September 2005  

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