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Seminars and Events
2014 - 2015


Monday, April 20
Noon Physiology and Cellular Biophysics / Microbiology and Immunology Joint Seminar. Dr. Anne Moscona, Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology; Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, "Early Steps in Infection by Pathogenic Paramyxoviruses." BB 7-724.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Lynne E. Maquat, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics; Director, Center for RNA Biology: From Genome to Therapeutics, University of Rochester, "SINEs of Anarchy: How Alu Elements Alter mRNA Metabolism." 601 Fairchild.
Noon Nutritional and Metabolic Biology Thesis Defense Seminar. Liheng Wang, Laboratory of Dr. Rudy Leibel, "Understanding the Neuro-molecular Physiology of Human Obesity Using IPSC-derived Hypothalamic Neurons." 301 HHSC.
Tuesday, April 21
Noon Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Daniel J. Weiss, Professor, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, "Recent Advances in Lung Regenerative Medicine." P&S 11-505.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Mary G. Goll, Assistant Professor, Developmental Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, "Essential Roles for the 5-methylcytosine Dioxygenases Tet2 and Tet3 in Normal Development and Hematopoiesis." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Wednesday, April 22
2:00 PM Genetics and Development Thesis Defense Seminar. Gina DeStefano, Laboratory of Dr. Angela Christiano, "Genetic Mechanisms Controlling Human Hair Growth." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
4:30 PM The Brian Bent Lecture. Dr. Richard N. Zare, Professor in Natural Science; Professor of Physics, Stanford University, "Mass Spectrometry, Drop by Drop." 209 Havemeyer.
Thursday, April 23
1:00 PM Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine Thesis Defense Seminar. Shawn N. Jordan, Laboratory of Dr. Julie Canman, "On the Mechanisms of Embryonic Cell Division." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
1:00 PM Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Kyriacos Kyriacou, Professor and Dean, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, "BRCA Genetics in Cypriot Families and Impact of the Mediterranean Diet on Breast Cancer Risk." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
4:00 PM Zacharias Dische Lecture. Dr. James R. Lupski, Professor, Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, "Personal Genomes, Clan Genomes, and the Clinical Implementation of Genome Analyses to Understand Disease." 401 HHSC.
4:30 PM MD/PhD Program Seminar. Dr. Elliott H. Sherr, Professor, Department of Neurology; Director, Comprehensive Center for Brain Development, UCSF, "The Quest For The Holy Grail: A Genetics First Approach To Autism." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, April 24
10:00 AM Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. William J. Greenleaf, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Stanford University, "Off-Label Uses of High-Throughput Sequencing to Assay Chromatin Structure and for Quantitative, Parallel Biophysics." ICRC Bldg., Room 8-816.
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Matthew J. Silva, Professor, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Washington University-St. Louis, "Skeletal Self-Repair: How Stress Fractures Heal." 614 Schermerhorn.
11:30 AM Neurotheory Seminar. Dr. Alex Roxin, Principal Investigator, Research Group in Computational Neuroscience, Centre de Recerca Matematica, Barcelona, "Synchrony and Firing Rate in Neuronal Networks: An Exact Meanfield Approach." Kolb Annex, 7th Floor Conference Room.
Noon Genetics and Development Student Seminar. Matthew J. Borok, Laboratory of Dr. Lori Sussel, "Unique Functions for Gata4 and Gata6 in Heart and Liver Development." 312 HHSC.
Monday, April 27
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Fen-Biao Gao, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, "Molecular Pathogenic Mechanisms of Frontotemporal Dementia." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Ad IJzerman, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry; Head of Division, Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research, Universiteit Leiden, “Kinetics of the Drug-Target Interaction: A Case for G Protein-Coupled Receptors.” BB 7-724
Tuesday, April 28
8:30 AM Infectious Disease Seminar. Dr. Moshe Arditi, Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine; Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Allergy and Immunology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, "Kawasaki Disease Vasculitis Mouse Model: From Mouse Model to Human Therapy." Atchley Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East, Room 107.
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. David J. Christini, Professor of Medicine; Physiology, Biophysics & Systems Biology, Cornell University Weill Medical College, "Combined Computational and Experimental Approach to Illuminating the Mechanisms of, and Guiding Therapy for, Atrial Fibrillation." BB 7-724
Thursday, April 30
Noon Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Colleen M. Lau, Laboratory of Dr. Boris Reizis, "Molecular Control of Dendritic Cell Development, Differentiation, and Function." 301 HHSC.

 
 
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