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Friday, October 20

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Engineered Human Stem Cell Models of Ageing and Disease
Speaker: Ernst Wolvetang, Ph.D., & Justin Cooper-White, Ph.D., Centre for Stem Cell Ageing and Regenerative Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia
Host: Jeanne F. Loring, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Center for Regenerative Medicine
Location: 3030 Science Park Road / 3rd Floor Conference Room
Notes: Please RSVP by October 19, 2017….limited seating. Contact Yvette DeFreece (yvetted@scripps.edu).

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: The druggable genome after 150,000 human genomes
Speaker: Amalio Telenti, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Human Longevity, Inc.
Host: Jamie Williamson, Ph.D.
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall
Notes: 4pm; Classroom B157, Scripps Florida

11:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Functional Significance of Biased Agonists and the Kappa Opioid Receptor"
Speaker: Jo-Hao "Andre" Ho
Advisor: Laura M. Bohn, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: Graduate Office Small Conference Room
Notes: 2:00 pm EDT, Classroom B159, Scripps Florida

Tuesday, October 24

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Axonal Transport and Autophagy-lysosomal Regulation in Alzheimer’s Disease
Speaker: Qian Cai, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Rutgers University
Host: Ron Davis, Ph.D.
Sponsor: DNC Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes:

1:00 pm EDT, Classroom B159, Scripps Florida

 


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Immune responses to HIV following natural infection and vaccination”
Speaker: Matthias Pauthner
Advisor: Dennis R. Burton, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Friday, October 27

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: New Insights on the Molecular Mechanism of HIV-1 Restriction by APOBEC3 Enzymes
Speaker: Reuben Harris, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, HHMI
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & Microbiology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, November 1

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Precision tuning of therapeutics: Hijacking molecular plasticity to fine tune nuclear receptor signaling
Speaker: Patrick R. Griffin, Ph.D., Professor, Co-Chair Dept. of Molecular Medicine; Director, Translational Research Institute, TSRI
Sponsor: Dept. of Integrative Structural & Computational Biology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: 4 pm EST, Classroom B159, Scripps Florida

Tuesday, November 7

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "a/ß-Hydrolase domain-containing 6 (ABHD6) negatively regulates the surface delivery and synaptic function of AMPA receptors"
Speaker: Chen Zhang, Ph.D., Lab Head, Principal Investigator, State Key Laboratory of Membrane Biology, PKU-IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Host: Anton Maximov, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: 1 pm EST, Classroom B158, Scripps Florida

Monday, November 13

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: IL-2 and the Early Bifurcation of Effector T-cell Development
Speaker: Casey T. Weaver, M.D., Professor, Dept. of Pathology, Medicine & Microbiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Host: Matthew Pipkin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Immunology & MIcrobiology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: 4:00 pm EST, Classroom B158, Scripps Florida

Friday, November 17

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Chemistry and Biology of Bioactive Natural Products from Marine and Other Sources
Speaker: Jun’ichi Kobayashi, Ph.D., Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, November 21

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Impact of Common Human Polymorphisms on Neurodevelopment of Fear Regulation
Speaker: Francis S. Lee, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Host: Baoji Xu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: 1 pm EST, Classroom B159, Scripps Florida

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