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Seminars and Events
2015 - 2016


Thursday, May 26
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Anthony W. Ferrante, Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine & Nutrition, "Immune Regulation of Adipose Tissue Function." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom # 2.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Marc R. Freeman, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurobiology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, "Astrocyte Control of Neural Circuits and Behavior." NI Alumni Auditorium.
2:00 PM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Kara Marshall, Laboratory of Dr. Ellen Lumpkin, "The Functional Diversity of Mammalian Touch Receptors: From the Ground Up." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
4:00 PM Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Julia Salzman, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, "The Cancer Genome: Back and Forth to Uncover Ubiquitous Circular RNA." 301 HHSC.
Tuesday, May 31
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Jon C. Horvitz, Professor of Psychology, Program in Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience, CUNY-City College of New York, "Nucleus Accumbens Dopamine and Reward Approach: Pharmacology and Electrophysiology." BB 7-724.
Wednesday, June 1
9:00 AM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Michael J. Churchill, Laboratory of Dr. Sid Mukherjee, "Bone Marrow: A New Way to Model A Classic Organ." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Noon The 30th Robert C. Parker Memorial Lecture. Dr. Yasmine Belkaid, Senior Investigator and Chief, Mucosal Immunology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-NIH, "Microbiome Control of Tissue Immunity." 301 HHSC.
Thursday, June 2
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Hua V. Lin, Principal Research Scientist, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly & Co., "Nutrient Sensors in Gut and Islets as Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom # 2.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Alex C. Huk, Associate Professor, Departments of Neuroscience & Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, "Some New Perspectives on Motion Processing." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4:30 PM The Gilbert Stork Lecture. Dr. James L. Leighton, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, "Chemical Synthesis as the Essential Enabler of Natural Product-Based Drug Development." 309 Havemeyer.
Wednesday, June 8
1:00 PM Neurobiology and Behavior Thesis Defense Seminar. Nancy Padilla Coreano, Laboratory of Dr. Joshua Gordon, "Dissecting the Role of the Hippocampal-Prefrontal Pathway in Anxiety." NYSPI, 1051 Riverside Drive, 1st Floor Auditorium.
4:30 PM Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Basic Sciences. Dr. Steven L. Reiner, Professor in Cancer Research, Department of Microbiology and Immunology; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, "Sister Cells that Feast and Fast - Why Growth and Repair May Not be Fair." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
Thursday, June 9
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Gwyneth M. Card, Investigator and Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Decoding Descending Control of Behavioral Choice." NI Alumni Auditorium.

 
 
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