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Seminars and Events
2016 - 2017


Thursday, January 19
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Thilo Womelsdorf, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, "Cell and Circuit Motifs Controlling Attention in Primate Prefrontal and Cingulate Cortex." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4:30 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. Susan Marqusee, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California - Berkeley, "Touring the Protein Energy Landscape: The View Depends on How and When You Look." 209 Havemeyer.
5:00 PM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Student Seminar. Cyndel Vollmer, Laboratory of Dr. Clarissa Waites, "Resolving the Role of Ubiquitination in Synaptic Transmission;" Justin Steinfeld, Laboratory of Dr. Eric Greene, "Role of Loop 1 in Eukaryotic Recombinases." Pathology Library, PH 15 West.
Friday, January 20
Noon Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Gary Peng, Laboratory of Dr. Robert Kass, "Gating Mechanisms Underlying Deactivation Slowing by Atrial Fibrillation Mutations and Small-molecule Activators of KCNQ1." BB 7-724.
Tuesday, January 24
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. John W. Elrod, Assistant Professor, Center for Translational Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, "Mitochondrial Calcium Signaling in Cardiac Physiology and Disease." BB 7-724.
2:00 PM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Jeffrey M. Abrams, Laboratory of Dr. Steven Marx, "Nav1.5: Effect of Auxiliary Proteins on Function and Role in Atrial Fibrillation." BB 7-724.
2:00 PM Genetics and Development Thesis Defense Seminar. Olya Yarychkivska, Laboratory of Dr. Timothy Bestor, "Biology of Maintenance and de novo Methylation Mediated by DNA Methyltransferase-1." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Yali V. Zhang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroscience Research Institute, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, University of California-Santa Barbara, "Deciphering the Molecular and Neuronal Basis of Food Preference." 301 HHSC.
Wednesday, January 25
Noon 13th Annual Leahey Lecture. Dr. Paul S. Appelbaum, Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Division of Law, Ethics & Psychiatry, "Genomics Enters Medicine: Ethical Challenges Associated with the Return of Results to Patients." Milstein Family Heart Center, 1st Floor Auditorium.
Thursday, January 26
1:00 PM Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Yian Gu, Assistant Professor, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Department of Neurology, "Dietary Factors and Alzheimer's Disease." HHSC LL-210.
6:15 PM Barnard College Seminar. Dr. Peter D. Balsam, Professor, Department of Psychology, Barnard College, "The Brain is a Time Machine." 4th Floor, Barnard Hall.
Friday, January 27
Noon Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Michael S. Bohnen, Laboratory of Dr. Robert Kass, "Potassium Channelopathies in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension." BB 7-724.
Monday, January 30
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Yun Ding, Research Scientist, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, "Genetic and Neuronal Routes to Behavioral Diversity." 601 Fairchild.
Tuesday, January 31
Noon Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Kim McCall, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology, Boston University, "Cell Death and Corpse Clearance in the Drosophila Ovary." P&S 11-505.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Yun Li, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biology, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Modeling Human Development and Diseases in Neurons and Brain Organoids." 301 HHSC.
4:00 PM Biomedical Informatics Special Seminar. Dr. David E. Shaw, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Columbia University; Chief Scientist, D.E. Shaw Research, "Can Molecular Dynamics Simulations Cure What Ails Ya?" VEC Bldg, 2nd Floor Auditorium.
Wednesday, February 1
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Christian Froekjaer-Jensen, Visiting Scientist, Departments of Pathology and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, "A Pervasive, Non-coding DNA 'watermark' Prevents Epigenetic Silencing in C. elegans Germ Cells." 601 Fairchild.
Thursday, February 2
4:30 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. Luke D. Lavis, Group Leader, Janelia Farms, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Designing Brighter Dyes for Avanced Fluorescence Microscopy." 209 Havemeyer.
Monday, February 13
4:30 PM 39th Annual Alexander Ming Fisher Lecture. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, "A Son Confronts His Father's Death." P&S Alumni Auditorium.

 
 
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