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Tuesday, February 21

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Dissecting T cell Functional Imprinting and Malaria Immunity
Speaker: Gregoire Lauvau, Ph.D., Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Laboratory of Biology of Effector Cell Differentiation, Jack & Pearl Resnick Campus, Bronx, NY
Host: Peng Wu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Molecular Medicine
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Wednesday, February 22

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Unexpected lessons on neuromodulator action from imaging molecular signals
Speaker: Yao Chen, Ph.D., Dept. of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Host: Anton Maximov, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Dynamin: A nexus for crosstalk between clathrin-mediated endocytosis and signaling
Speaker: Sandra L. Schmid, Ph.D., Cecil H. Green Distinguished Chair in Cellular & Molecular Biology, Chairman, Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Sponsor: Distinguished Cell & Molecular Biology Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, February 23

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Inhibitory circuits for limb motor control”
Speaker: Jay Bikoff, Ph.D., Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University
Host: Kristin Baldwin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Bicoastal Faculty Candidate Seminar: "Biological Assembly of Macromolecular Machines: Insights into Ribosome Biogenesis"
Speaker: Joey Davis, Ph.D., Dept. of Integrative Structural & Computational Biology, TSRI
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Notes: 1:00 PM EST Rodney B. Fink Auditorium, TSRI Florida

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Development and Applications of a Bioconjugation Tool Kit
Speaker: Craig Ogle, Ph.D., Charles H. Stone Professor of Chemistry, UNC Charlotte
Host: Kim Janda, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

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

Friday, February 24

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: The Larry Parsons Seminar Series: "Dissecting the role of the extended amygdala in emotional behavior"
Speaker: Thomas Kash, Ph.D., John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Host: Mike Taffe, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Addiction Affinity Group
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

Tuesday, February 28

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Cell Recognition and the Assembly of Neural Circuits"
Speaker: Larry Zipursky, Ph.D., HHMI; Dept. of Biological Chemistry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Host: Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Functionally Delineating Oncogenic States and the Search for Novel Treatment Options
Speaker: Pablo Tamayo, Ph.D., Co-Director Genomics & Computational Biology, UCSD Moores Cancer Center
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The CANCER AFFINITY GROUP
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, March 2

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Ye Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Nomis Foundation Laboratories for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, March 9

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Emergence of Zika Congenital Syndrome in the Americas
Speaker: Scott C. Weaver, Ph.D., Distinguished University Chair in Human Infections & Immunity; Director, Institute for Human Infections & Immunity; Scientific Director, Galveston National Laboratory; University of Texas Medical Branch
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, March 16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Marc K. Jenkins, Ph.D., Center for Immunology, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, March 17

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Chemistry Distinguished Lecture Series: TBA
Speaker: Stephen L. Buchwald, Ph.D., Camille Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry, MIT
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, March 20

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Chemistry Distinguished Lecture Series: TBA
Speaker: Scott Denmark, Ph.D., Reynold C. Fuson Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, March 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Barney Graham, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Tuesday, March 28

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Clinical Implications of Gene Mutations in MDS
Speaker: Rafael Bejar, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology & Oncology, UCSD Moores Cancer Center
Host: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The CANCER AFFINITY GROUP (CAG)
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, March 30

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: An Outbreak of Ebola in the Lassa Fever Zone
Speaker: Robert F. Garry, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane University School of Medicine
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, May 4

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Chemistry Distinguished Lecture Series: "The Discovery and Development of Lipitor: Would anyone make this molecule today?"
Speaker: Bruce Roth, Ph.D., Vice President of Discovery Chemistry, Genentech
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

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