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Tuesday, September 6

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Ligand-Promoted C(sp3)−H Activation using Pd Catalysts”
Speaker: Jian He
Advisor: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, September 12

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Heroin Vaccines and Botulinum Neurotoxin Small-Molecule Inhibitors: Therapeutic Strategies for Mitigating Some of World's Most Damaging Substances to Human Health”
Speaker: Paul Bremer
Advisor: Kim D. Janda, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, September 15

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Autism susceptibility gene TAOK2 Kinase and its novel substrates in synapse development
Speaker: Smita Yadav, Ph.D., Dept. of Physiology, University of California at San Francisco & HHMI
Host: Hollis Cline, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Towards Individualized Medicine
Speaker: Eric J. Topol, M.D., Professor of Genomics, TSRI, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute
Sponsor: The Immunology & Microbial Sciences Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, September 16

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: The Larry Parsons Seminar Series: "Dependence-induced alterations in orbitostriatal circuits controlling decision-making"
Speaker: Christina Gremel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of California, San Diego
Host: Candice Contet, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Addiction Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

Monday, September 19

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Title: Axonal fusion: an alternative mechanism to repair injured axons
Speaker: Massimo Hilliard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia
Sponsor: Dept. of Molecular and Experimental Medicine
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, September 20

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Synaptic dysfunction in neurodegeneration"
Speaker: Patrik Verstreken, Ph.D., Ku Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium
Host: Anton Maximov, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Wednesday, September 21

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: The role of protein dynamics in protein function and misfunction
Speaker: Lewis Kay, Ph.D., FRS, Professor, Depts. of Molecular Genetics, Chemistry, & Biochemistry, University of Toronto
Sponsor: Society of Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series
Location: Valerie Timken Amphetheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Friday, September 23

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: The Larry Parsons Seminar Series: "Endocannabinoid signaling as a homeostatic mechanism counteracting the adverse effects of stress“
Speaker: Sachin Patel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Depts. of Psychiatry, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Host: Luis Natividad, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Addiction Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

Thursday, September 29

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: The C. David Stout Memorial Lecture: “Structural Determinants of Cytochrome P450 Mediated Human Drug Metabolism: A Moving Anti-target in Drug Development”
Speaker: Eric Johnson, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Molecular & Experimental Medicine, TSRI
Host: Ian Wilson, D.Phil.
Sponsor: DISCoBio & The Structure and Computation Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Novel Observations on Intracellular Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling
Speaker: Ganes Sen, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Dept. of Immunology
Sponsor: The Immunology & Microbial Sciences Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Tuesday, October 18

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Hunger drives life"
Speaker: Tamas Horvath, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism, Yale University
Host: Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Sponsor: DART NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Monday, October 31

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Li Deng, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, November 4

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Jared C. Lewis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Searle Chemistry Laboratory
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, November 29

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: TBA
Speaker: Pascal Kaeser, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Host: Anton Maximov, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Wednesday, November 30

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Bo Huang, Ph.D, Associate Professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, San Francisco, CA
Host: Velia Fower, Ph.D.,
Sponsor: Cell & Molecular Biology Affinity Group (CMBAG)
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, December 2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Abraham Palmer, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego
Host: Nobuyoshi Suto, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Addiction Seminar Series
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

Monday, December 5

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Christian Melander, Ph.D., Howard J. Schaeffer Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, North Carolina State University
Host: Kim Janda, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, December 13

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: TBA
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

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