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Seminars and Events
2016 - 2017

Tuesday, February 21
11:00 AM Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Vinay Swaminathan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Cell and Tissue Morphodynamics, NICHD-NIH, "Coupling of Integrin-Based Adhesions and the Actin Cytoskeleton in Cellular Mechanosensing." Todd Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Da-Ting Lin, Chief, Neural Engineering Unit, Behavior Neuroscience Research Branch, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse-NIH, "Unraveling Neural Encoding Mechanisms Using In Vivo Deep Brain Imaging in Freely Behaving Mice." BB 7-724.
4:00 PM Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar. Dr. Mary Philip, Senior Research Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, "Chromatin State Dynamics Underlying CD8 T Cell Differentiation and Dysfunction in Cancer." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Wednesday, February 22
11:00 AM Columbia Stem Cell Initiative Seminar. Dr. William C. Skarnes, Director, Cellular Engineering, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, "Biallelic Editing of Human Stem Cells at Scale." 301 HHSC.
11:00 AM Taub Institute Seminar. Dr. Michael D. Rugg, Professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences; Co-director, Center for Vital Longevity, University of Texas at Dallas, "Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Episodic Memory Across the Lifespan: An Individual Differences Approach." Todd Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.
Noon Medicine Grand Rounds. Dr. Ira Tabas, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Medicine; Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology (in Physiology and Cellular Biophysics), Columbia University Medical Center, "How the 'Metabolic' in Cardiometabolic Disease is Killing Us." Milstein Heart Center, 1st Floor Auditorium.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Kerry Samerotte, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biology, Stanford University, "How Sensitive are Cells to Subtle Stresses?" 601 Fairchild.
2:00 PM Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Daniel M. Wolpert, Professor, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, "Probabilistic Models of Sensorimotor Control and Decision Making." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4:00 PM Government and Community Affairs Seminar. Ross A. Frommer, Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Associate Dean: Sandra Harris, Assistant Vice President for Government and Community Affairs, "Advocacy, the Role of Academic Health Science Faculty in the Public Policy Arena." PH 10-405.
Thursday, February 23
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Conference. Dr. Vamsi K. Mootha, Professor, Department of Systems Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, "Mitochondrial Biology." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom #2.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Eve Marder, Professor, Department of Biology, Brandeis University, "Degeneracy and Robustness of Variable Neuronal Circuits." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4:30 PM The Arun Guthikonda Lecture. Dr. Benjamin F. Cravatt, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, "Activity-based Proteomics – Protein and Ligand Discovery on a Global Scale." 209 Havemeyer.
Friday, February 24
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. João Silva Soares, Research Scientist, Center for Cardiovascular Simulation, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, "Modeling, Experimentation & Simulation: Design-aid Tools for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering." 633 Mudd Bldg.
4:00 PM Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Christine Chio, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "Targeting Redox Dependencies in Pancreatic Cancer." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Monday, February 27
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Abbas H. Rizvi, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University Medical Center, "Delineating Neurogenic Commitment with Single Cell Resolution." 601 Fairchild.
Tuesday, February 28
1:00 PM Columbia Aging Center Seminar. Dr. Edward Owusu-Ansah, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University Medical Center, "The Effect of Mitochondrial Dysfunction on Aging in Drosophila." MSPH Rosenfield Bldg., 722 West 168th St., Room 440.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Nipam Patel, Professor, Department of Molecular Cell Biology & Department of Integrative Biology, University of California-Berkeley, "Evolution and Development: Insights from Emerging Model Systems." 301 HHSC.

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