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Tuesday, May 24

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: “Neuroendocrine control of behavioral circuits in C. elegans”
Speaker: Derek Sieburth, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell & Neurobiology, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Host: Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Thursday, May 26

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Gene Networks in Brain Disease
Speaker: Daniel H. Geschwind, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART);Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair, Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles
Host: Distinguished Lecture Series Seminar
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, May 27

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: "Dissecting what dopamine does and doesn't do using DREADDs: Characterizing behavioral effects of reversible VTA dopamine neuron stimulation or inhibition”
Speaker: Steve Mahler, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine
Host: Candice Contet, PhD
Sponsor: TSRI Addiction Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Title: Immunology and Microbial Science Research Forum

  • Alicia Gonzalez Martin, PhD, Research Associate in the Xiao lab; presentation title: "An in vivo functional screen identifies miR-148a as a critical regulator of B cell tolerance and autoimmunity"
  • Armando Stano, PhD, Research Associate in the Zwick lab; presentation title: "HIV Virus-Like Particles Displaying a High Density of Envelope Spikes"

Host: James Paulson, PhD
Sponsor: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Location: IMM East and West conference rooms
Notes: Lunch will be provided for atttendees.

Thursday, June 2

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Exploring the 3D Spatial Organizations of Genomes and Proteomes
Speaker: Frank Alber, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular & Computational Biology, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California
Host: Arthur Olson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: DISCoBio & The Structure and Computation Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, June 9

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: DNA Encoded Chemistry Technology: A disruptive innovation for small molecule drug discovery?
Speaker: Barry Morgan, PhD., Visiting Professor, Texas Therapeutics Institute at the Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences, Houston, TX
Host: Dale Boger
Sponsor: TSRI Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, June 14

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Platelets and the early metastatic niche
Speaker: Myriam Labelle, Ph.D., St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memphis
Host: James Quigley, Ph.D. and Brunhilde Felding, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Cell & Molecuar Biology Affinity Group and the Dept. of Chemical Physiology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, June 17

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Defining the consequences of genetic variation on a proteome-wide scale

  • Steven Gygi, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Joel M. Chick, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Host: Benjamin Cravatt, PhD
Sponsor: Department of Chemical Physiology
Location: MBB Committee Lecture Hall

Monday, August 1

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Decoding molecular plasticity in the dark proteome
Speaker: Edward Lemke, PhD, Group Leader, Structural and Computational Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg
Host: Ashok Deniz, PhD
Sponsor: DISCoBio & The Structure and computation Affinity Group
Location: BCC - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: Reception to follow in BCC atrium.


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GHB - Green Hospital Building
IMM - Immunology Building
MBB - The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
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