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Tuesday, April 25

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Life and death of the axon"
Speaker: Marc Freeman, Ph.D., Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical Center; Investigator, HHMI
Host: Sandra Encalada
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Versatility through Flexibility – p53 and Intrinsic Disorder”
Speaker: Alexander Krois
Advisor: Peter E. Wright, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Wednesday, April 26

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Title: DNA Encoded Library Technology Revolution at GlaxoSmithKline
Speakers:

  • Dr. Jeff Messer, “DNA Encoded Library Technology (ELT) Revolution at GSK - A Platform Overview”
  • Dr. Yun Ding, "ELT Platform Chemistry Advances – Reaction Development and Library Design”
  • Dr. Chris Phelps, "Finding Needles in the Haystack - Evolution of the DNA-Encoded Library (DEL) Selection and Sequencing Platform”

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D. and Richard Lerner, M.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TSRI Distinguished Cell & Molecular Biology Lecture Series: "Regulation of Metabolism and Behavior by Stress Hormone FGF21"
Speaker: Steven Kliewer, Ph.D., Nancy B. & Jake L. Hamon Distinguished Chair in Basic Cancer Research; Professor of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Host: Enrique Saez, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Distinguished Cell & Molecular Biology (DCMB) Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, April 27

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Towards Clinical Applications of AI and Evolutionary Theory
Speaker: Olivier Lichtarge M.D., Ph.D., Cullen Chair & Professor, Dept. of Molecular & Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Host: Arthur Olson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Structure and Computation Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Immunology and Microbiology Lecture Series: "Antibodies as New Therapies for HIV"
Speaker: Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon National Primate Research Center
Sponsor: Immunology and Microbiology Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, April 28

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: The Larry Parsons Seminar Series: "Prefrontal GABA regulation of cognition: implication for psychiatric disorders"
Speaker: Stan Floresco, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Host: Olivier George, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Addiction Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

Monday, May 1

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Recreating the Emergence of Life in the Lab?
Speaker: Dieter Braun, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Physics, Ludwig Maximilians Institute, Munich, Germany
Host: Ram Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 2

10:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Title: Therapeutic Strategies for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Tauopathies
Speaker: Kurt R. Brunden, Ph.D., Director of Drug Discovery, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research; Research Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Host: Baoji Xu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: 1:00 pm EDT, B-158 Scripps Florida

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

Wednesday, May 10

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: “Germline-Targeting Vaccine Design for HIV”
Speaker: Bill Schief, Ph.D., Professor, Immunology & Microbiology Dept., TSRI
Sponsor: TSRI Faculty Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, May 12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: The Evolution of Catalysis Used in Industry
Speaker: Jesse McAtee, Ph.D., Business Development Manager, Johnson Matthey - Fine Chemicals – Catalysts, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D. & Keary Engle, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 30

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Integrating Human and Fly Genetics to Understand Susceptibility for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease
Speaker: Joshua M. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Depts. of Neurology, Molecular & Human Genetics, Neuroscience & Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Host: Ronald L. Davis, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: 1:00 pm EDT, B159, Scripps Florida

Friday, June 9

2:00 AM - 3:00 AM

Title: Synthesis of High-Energy Materials for Propellant, Explosive, and Pyrotechnic Applications
Speaker: Jesse J. Sabatini, Ph.D., US Army Research Laboratory, Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, Energetics Technology Branch
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, June 14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "CryoEM and Structure Based Vaccine Design"
Speaker: Andrew Ward, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology Dept., TSRI
Sponsor: TSRI Faculty Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, June 23

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Precursor-directed biosynthesis of complex polyketides and terpenes
Speaker: Gavin Williams, Ph.D., Dept. of Chemistry & The Comparative Medicine Institute, North Carolina State University
Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Jupiter, FL

See also Florida Public Events. For more seminar information, see the Florida Seminars Page.