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Seminars and Events
2016 - 2017

Wednesday, September 21
Noon Microbiology and Immunology Seminar. Dr. Douglas R. Green, Chair, Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, "LC3-Associated Phagocytosis: Two Ancient Pathways Collide in the Regulation of Innate Immunity, Inflammation, and Aging." 301 HHSC.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Pierre Léopold, Group Leader, Institute of Biology Valrose, Research Director, INSERM; University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Parc Valrose, "Nutrient Sensing and the Control of Systemic Growth in Drosophila." 305 HHSC.
Thursday, September 22
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Michael R. Rickels, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania, "Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom # 2.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Adam Kepecs, Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "Mapping the Behavioral Repertoire of Cortical Inhibitory Neurons." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4:00 PM Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Francesca Massi, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, "RNA-binding Domain Disorder Modulates the RNA Destabilizing Activity in the TTP Family of Proteins." Russ Berrie Pavilion, Classroom #2.
4:30 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. James L. Hedrick, Investigator, IBM Research, "Application of Organic Catalysis to the Design of Macromolecular Therapeutics." 209 Havemeyer.
5:00 PM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Student Seminar. Jeffrey M. Abrams, Laboratory of Dr. Steven Marx, "Exploring Molecular Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation through Use of Transgenic Mouse Model;" Linda J. Williams, Laboratory of Dr. Hans Snoeck, "Mitofusin 2 Regulates Hematopoietic Stem Cells through Interferon Stimulated Genes." Pathology Library, PH 15 West.
Friday, September 23
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Mariah S. Hahn, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "The Influence of Cell Membrane Depolarization on Macrophage Activation." 614 Schermerhorn.
11:00 AM Motor Neuron Center Seminar. Dr. Miriam H. Meisler, Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, "Sodium Channel SCN8A in Movement Disorders and Epilepsy." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Noon Environmental Health Sciences Seminar. Dr. Remy Slama, Senior Investigator, Inserm-Grenoble, "Early-life Exposure to Non-persistent Endocrine-disrupting Phenols." MSPH Rosenfield Bldg., Room 11-1101.
5:00 PM Inaugural John G. Gorman Lectureship for Excellence in Transfusion Medicine. Dr. Glenn Ramsey, Professor, Department of Pathology; Director of Transfusion Medicine, Northwestern University, "From Type-and-Screen to Type-and-Gene: Everyday Uses of RBC Blood Group Genotyping." Pathology Library, PH 15 West.
Monday, September 26
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Nels C. Elde, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, "How Pathogens Shape Host Cell Biology." 601 Fairchild.
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Ai Yamamoto, Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pathology and Cell Biology, "Protein Trafficking and Neurodegeneration." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Tuesday, September 27
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Mimi Shirasu-Hiza, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Development, "Off the Clock: Circadian Dysregulation and Disease." Russ Berrie Pavilion, Classroom #2.
Thursday, September 29
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Michael M. Halassa, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Neuroscience & Physiology, New York University, "Thalamic Contributions to Attention and Executive Function." NI Alumni Auditorium.
5:00 PM The 42nd Annual Andrew Mark Lippard Memorial Lecture. Dr. Mary E. Hatten, Professor and Head, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, The Rockefeller University, "Mechanisms of Cerebellar Development: Migration, Circuit Formation and Synaptic Plasticity." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Monday, October 3
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. John C. Marioni, Research Group Leader, Computational and Evolutionary Genomics, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), "Using Single-cell Gnomics to Understand Cell Fate Decisions." 601 Fairchild.
Thursday, October 6
Noon Columbia Center for Human Development Seminar. Dr. Loredana Quadro, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, "Regulation of Lipoprotein Biosynthesis by Carotenoids to Optimize Maternal-fetal Transfer of Beta-carotene." BB 8–814.
Friday, October 14
11:00 AM The 38th Stephanie Lynn Kossoff Memorial Lecture. Dr. Wendy K. Chung, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Director of Precision Medicine, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, "Precision Medicine for Cystic Fibrosis." P&S Amphitheater 1.
Tuesday, November 22
10:00 AM The 2016 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture I. Dr. Howard Cedar, Emeritus Professor, Molecular Biology; Edmond J. Safra Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "The Secret of DNA Methylation." Davis Auditorium, Room 412, Shapiro Center (CEPSR).
3:30 PM The 2016 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture II. Dr. Gary Felsenfeld, NIH Distinguished Investigator, Physical Chemistry Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIDDK-NIH, "Chromatin Structure, Epigenetic Mechanisms, and Long Range Interactions in the Nucleus." Vagelos Education Center Auditorium.
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