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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

Wednesday, May 31

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Structural and functional connectivity of prefrontal cortex-amygdala circuitry: impact of mutations in autism risk genes”
Speaker: Wen-Chin “Brian” Huang
Advisor: Damon T. Page, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: Graduate Office Small Conference Room
Notes: 10:00 a.m. EDT, Classroom B158, Scripps Florida

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished CMBAG Lecture: "The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond"
Speaker: Philipp E. Scherer, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Gifford O. Touchstone Jr. & Randolph G. Touchstone Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research, Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Host: Enrique Saez, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Distinguished CMBAG Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Title: Drug-Target Engagement in Live Cells
Speaker: Lyn Jones, Ph.D., VP, Chemical Biology, Jnana Therapeutics, Boston, MA
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, June 2

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Bristol-Myers Squibb Lectures in Organic Synthesis
Speakers:

  • Thomas M. Razler, Ph.D., Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry, Bristol-Myers Squibb: "Adventures in Atropisomerism”
  • F. Dean Toste, Ph.D., Dept. of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley: “Organic Reactions Inspired by the Organometallic Chemistry of Gold”

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D., & Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, June 6

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: “Expanding mechanisms and therapeutic targets for neurodegenerative disease”
Speaker: Aaron D. Gitler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Host: Sandra Encalada, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes:

1:00 pm EDT, Room B158, Scripps Florida



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Biophysical Studies of the Nociceptin Opioid Peptide Receptor”
Speaker: Rebecca Miller
Advisor: Raymond C. Stevens, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, June 7

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Breaking Down the Oncogene-induced DNA Damage Response Barrier: The Roles of CKS Proteins”
Speaker: John Tat
Advisor: Steven I. Reed, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, June 8

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Restoration of Sight with Photovoltaic Subretinal Implants
Speaker: Daniel Palanker, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology and Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University
Host: Martin Friedlander, M.D., Ph.D.
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

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

Monday, June 12

3:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Title: Immune Mechanisms Regulating T Cell Function in Cancer
Speaker: Daniel E. Speiser, Ph.D., Professor, Clinical Tumor Biology & Immunotherapy Program, Dept. of Oncology, University of Lausanne Epalinges, Switzerland
Host: Peng Wu, Ph.D.
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

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 16

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: The Novartis Chemical Sciences Lecture: “Searching for Selective Catalytic Reactions in Complex Molecular Environments”
Speaker: Scott Miller, Ph.D., Irénée du Pont Professor of Chemistry, Yale University; Novartis Chemical Sciences Lecturer 2016-2017
Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D., & Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

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

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