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Monday, December 12

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: What good are mast cells and IgE? Roles in enhancing host defenses against venoms
Speaker: Stephen J. Galli, M.D., The Mary Hewitt Loveless Professor in the School of Medicine & Professor of Pathology & of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford, University
Host: Zaverio M. Ruggeri, M.D.
Sponsor: MERU Foundation for Biomedical Research & Room Research Center for Arteriosclerosis & Thrombosis
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater - Scripps Green Hospital

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Time for precision medicine: from big data to improved therapeutics
Speaker: John Hogenesch, Ph.D., Professor, Ohio Eminent Scholar, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati
Host: Andrew Su, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Structure and Computation Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, December 13

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Microbial modulation of neuroendocrine physiology and behavior of C. elegans"
Speaker: Dennis Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: The 5th CCHF Virtual Symposium
Speakers:

  • Donna Blackmond, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, TSRI: "Kinetic Studies in Support of Mechanistic Analysis in C-H Functionalization Reactions"
  • Matthew Gaunt, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK: "Catalytic C–H activation of aliphatic amines"
  • Justin Du Bois, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemical & Systems Biology, Stanford University: "Selective Oxidation of C–H Bonds with Hyper-Electrophiles"
  • Paul Chirik, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Princeton University: "Cobalt-Catalyzed C(sp2)–H and C(sp3)–H Bond Functionalization"

Sponsor: The Center for Selective C–H Functionalization
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, December 15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Novel Strategies to Combat Pathogenic Arenaviruses
Speaker: Stefan Kunz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Institute of Microbiology, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland
Sponsor: Immunology & Microbial Science Seminar Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, December 16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Design and application of amphoteric molecules
Speaker: Andrei Yudin, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Host: Phil Dawson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, January 10

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: TBA
Speaker: David Julius, Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Dept. of Physiology, UC San Francisco
Host: Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Wednesday, January 11

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Chain Walking: an Emerging Strategy in Catalytic Organic Synthesis
Speaker: Takuya Kochi. Ph.D., Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Kakiuchi group, Keio University, Japan
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, January 13

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: The Larry Parsons Seminar Series: "Genetic approaches to identifying novel targets for pharmacotherapy"
Speaker: Abraham Palmer, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, UCSD
Host: Nobuyoshi Suto, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Addiction Afffinity Group
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Mirror-image genetic replication and transcription
Speaker: Ting Zhu, Ph.D., Investigator, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, China
Host: Floyd Romesberg, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, January 24

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: TBA
Speaker: Remi Martin-Fardon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, TSRI
Host: Hollis Cline, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Wednesday, January 25

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Structure and dynamics of the human transcription initiation machinery
Speaker: Eva Nogales, Ph.D., HHMI Investigator & Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Host: Eros Lazzerini Denchi, Ph.D. & Gabriel Lander, Ph.D.
Sponsor: CMBAG (Cell & Molecular Biology Affinity Group)
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, January 26

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Marie Pancera, Ph.D., The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Tuesday, January 31

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Coupling Sensation to Action in the Olfactory System"
Speaker: Sandeep Robert Datta, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Host: Lisa Stowers, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: The Hippo pathway in cell growth, organ size, and cancer
Speaker: Kun-Liang Guan, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, Moores Cancer Center, UCSD
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Cancer Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, February 17

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Building Structural Complexity via Tandem Catalytic Transformations: Total Syntheses of Bioactive Macrolides and Terpenes
Speaker: Mingji Dai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Purdue University
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, February 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: THE 2017 FRANK J. DIXON MEMORIAL LECTURE: "Cellular competition, surveillance and fitness of normal, virus-infected and malignant B cells"
Speaker: Klaus Rajewsky, M.D., Head, Immune Regulation and Cancer Group, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The 2017 Frank Dixon Memorial Lecture
Location: The Auditorium at TSRI

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