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Seminars and Events
2015 - 2016

Friday, October 9
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Bin He, Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Director, Center for Neuroengineering; Director, Institute for Engineering in Medicine, University of Minnesota, "Dynamic Mapping and Interfacing with the Human Brain." 614 Schermerhorn.
Noon Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Jasna Brujic, Associate Professor of Physics, Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University, "A Bottom-up Approach to Membrane Domain Formation, Cell-cell Adhesion, and Hemifusion." BB 523.
Monday, October 12
Noon Nutritional and Metabolic Biology Student Seminar. Kathryn E. Birkenbach, Laboratories of Dr. Rudy Leibel and Dr. Nate Sawtell, "Investigating the Cerebellum as a Novel Component of Feeding Regulation." 305 HHSC.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Doris Bachtrog, Associate Professor, Center for Theoretical Evolutionary Genomics, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California - Berkeley, "The Biology of Repetitive DNA: Adaptation, Epigenetic Silencing and Aging." 601 Fairchild.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Epidemiology Scientific Symposium. Dr. Stephen Morse; Dr. Luis Jodar; Dr. Melissa Stockwell; Dr. Paul Offit; Dr. Ronald Bayer; Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr; Dr. Neil Schluger, "Vaccines and the Public's Health: History, Culture, and Science." Bard Hall, 50 Haven Avenue.
Tuesday, October 13
4:00 PM Biomedical Informatics Seminar. Dr. Iuliana Ionita-Laza, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, "A Spectral Approach for the Integration of Functional Genomics Annotations for Both Coding and Non-coding Sequence Variants." PH-20 200.
Thursday, October 15
Noon Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. J. Travis Hinson, Instructor in Medicine; Associate Physician, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, "Insights from Microtissue Models of Human Cardiomyopathies." P&S 11-505.
4:00 PM Ophthalmology Grand Rounds. Dr. Gulgun Tezel, Professor of Ophthalmic Sciences, "Translational Research to Better Understand and Treat Glaucoma: Pathogenic Mechanisms, Molecular Risk Factors, and Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration." Eye Institute, 7th Floor Amphitheatre.
4:30 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. Donna G. Blackmond, Professor, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, "On the Origin of Biological Homochirality." 209 Havemeyer.
Friday, October 16
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Julien Meaud, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, "Investigating Hearing Biomechanics Using a Physiologically-based Computational Model." 614 Schermerhorn.
Monday, October 19
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Shuji Ogino, Professor of Pathology; Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard University, "Integration of Molecular Pathology and Big-Data Health Science: How Can It Help Us?and Function of Neural Circuits in Drosophila" Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Tuesday, October 20
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Chris Q. Doe, Professor, Department of Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Oregon, "Assembly and Function of Neural Circuits in Drosophila." 301 HHSC.
Wednesday, October 21
Noon Medicine Grand Rounds. Dr. Gary D. Wu, Professor of Medicine; Chair in Gastroenterology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, "Human Microbiome." 1st Floor Auditorium, Milstein Family Heart Center.
Thursday, October 22
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Stanley S. Schwartz, Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, "Advances in Treatment of Transplant-Related Diabetes." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom # 2.
4:30 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. Kamil Ugurbil, Professor of Radiology, Neurosciences, and Medicine; Director, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, "Harnessing Nuclear Spins, High Magnetic Fields, and Traveling Waves in Pursuit of Human Brain Function and Connectivity." 209 Havemeyer.
Monday, October 26
4:00 PM Microbiome Working Group Seminar. Dr. Harris H. Wang, Assistant Professor of Systems Biology, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, "Functional Genomics Approaches For Microbiome Research." HHSC LL 206.
Thursday, October 29
5:00 PM Thirty-seventh Annual W. Alden Spencer Award and Lecture. Dr. Loren Looger, Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Watching Brains in Action;" Dr. Atsushi Miyawaki, Senior Team Leader, Riken Brain Science Institute, Japan, "Fluorescent Protein Technologies for Neurosciences." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, October 30
11:00 AM Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine Thesis Defense Seminar. Kenta Yamamoto, Laboratory of Dr. Shan Zha, "Novel Roles of Ataxia Telangiectasia Mutated in DNA Repair and Tumore Suppression." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.

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