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Thursday, April 16

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Regulation of Leukocyte Function and Territoriality by Stromal Cells
Speaker: Shannon Turley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Host: Dwight Kono, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Discovery & Development of Novel Antibody Constructs for Cancer Diagnosis & Therapy”
Speaker: Erik Wold
Advisor: Brunhilde Felding, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Title: NWiS Female Faculty Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Jane Dyson
Speaker: Jane Dyson, Ph.D., Professor, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology, TSRI
Sponsor: Network for Women in Science (NWiS)
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, April 17

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Chemical Strategies to Study Post-translational Modifications of Human Histones
Speaker: Champak Chatterjee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Washington
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, April 21

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Sensory and Motor Components of Coordination in Drosophila Melanogaster”
Speaker: Abhishek Chadha
Advisor: Boaz Cook, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Wednesday, April 22

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: New NIH Biographical Sketch Format Overview
Speaker: TSRI Library Staff
Sponsor: TSRI Kresge Library
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “The Structural Basis for RNA Silencing by Human Argonaute2”
Speaker: Nicole Schirle
Advisor: Ian J. MacRae, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Students Sustainability Initiative Seminar: "Transitioning Organic Synthesis from Organic Solvents to Water"
Speaker: Bruce H. Lipshutz, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Understanding and Modulating Interferon Response: Insights into Host-Virus Interactions
Speaker: Manoj N. Krishnan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore
Host: Jack Johnson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Pathogenesis Affinity Group
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished Lecture Series: “Innovation by Directed Evolution: The Expanding Enzyme Universe”
Speaker: Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D. Dick & Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering; Director, Donna & Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center, California Institute of Technology
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Thursday, April 23

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Siglecs as Sensors of Self
Speaker: James Paulson, Ph.D., Acting President and CEO, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Cell & Molecular Biology, TSRI
Host: Karsten Sauer, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Identification and Optimization of Tertiary Sulfonamides as RORc Inverse Agonists
Speaker: Benjamin Fauber, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Small Molecule Drug Discovery, Genentech
Host: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Mechanisms and Functions of RNA Silencing Pathways
Speaker: Philip D. Zamore, Ph.D., HHMI Investigator, Gretchen Stone Cook Chair of Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology & Co-director of the RNA Therapeutics Institute, U Mass Medical School
Host: Ian MacRae, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, April 27

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Themis and the control of T cell signaling
Speaker: Nicholas R.J. Gascoigne, Ph.D., Provost’s Chair Professor and Head, Dept. of Microbiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Host: Wendy Havran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall
Notes: **Special Monday Seminar**

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Synthesis and Reactivity of ‘Izidine’ Alkaloids and Simple Analogs
Speaker: Daniel Jansen
Advisor: Ryan A. Shenvi, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, April 28

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "The Sensory Neurons of Touch"
Speaker: David D. Ginty, Ph.D., Professor, Harvard Medical School; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Host: Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC1 - Dorris Neuroscience Center Auditorium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Lecture I: “Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life’s Origins”
Speaker: Robert M. Hazen, Ph.D., Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC
Host: Donna G. Blackmond, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: **Part 1 of a Special 2-Day Seminar Series**

Wednesday, April 29

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Title: Lecture II: “Mineral Ecology: Chance and Necessity in the Mineral Evolution of Terrestrial Planets”
Speaker: Robert M. Hazen, Ph.D., Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC
Host: Donna G. Blackmond, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall
Notes: **Part 2 of a Special 2-Day Seminar Series**

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Mechanistic Investigations of the Copper-catalyzed Azide/Alkyne Cycloaddition and Related Reactions"
Speaker: Jamal Malik
Advisor: Valery Fokin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Thursday, April 30

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Fattening Up Immunological Memory
Speaker: Susan Kaech, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Immunobiology, HHMI Early Career Scientist, Yale School of Medicine
Host: Karsten Sauer, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Using chemical biology to uncover roles for O-GlcNAc in maintaining homeostasis in cells and in vivo
Speaker: David Vocadlo, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
Sponsor: Department of Chemical Physiology
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Friday, May 1

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Searching for New Reactivity: Iron-Catalyzed Stereoselective Olefin Aminohydroxylation and Aminofluorination Reactions
Speaker: Hao Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Georgia State University
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, May 6

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Title: New NIH Biographical Sketch Format Overview
Speaker: TSRI Library Staff
Sponsor: TSRI Kresge Library
Location: IMM 1W Conference Room

Thursday, May 7

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: mRNA and tRNA Modifications in the Regulation of Gene Expression
Speaker: Tao Pan, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Committee on Microbiology, University of Chicago
Host: Xiang-Lei Yang, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, May 11

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Title: New NIH Biographical Sketch Format Overview
Speaker: TSRI Library Staff
Sponsor: TSRI Kresge Library
Location: MEM 1 EP (podium side) conference room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Frontiers in Chemistry Lecture Series: "Bromodomain Inhibition"
Speaker: James E. Bradner, M.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, May 13

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "A New Paradigm for Ribosome-Associated Protein Quality Control"
Speaker: Claudio Joazeiro, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Cellular & Molecular Biology, TSRI
Sponsor: Faculty Lecture Series
Location: Valerie Timkin Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Thursday, May 14

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Homologous Recombination in Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Predisposition
Speaker: Ralph Scully, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr, Center for Life Sciences, Boston
Host: Xiaohua Wu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, May 28

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Phenotype-driven Approaches to Gene Discovery: Rasa3 and Inherited Anemia in Scat Mice
Speaker: Luanne Peters, Ph.D., Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Host: Velia Fowler, Ph.D. & Karsten Sauer, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Wednesday, June 10

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "Immune Crosstalk in Epithelial Barrier Tissues"
Speaker: Wendy Havran, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Immunology & Microbial Science, TSRI
Sponsor: Faculty Lecture Series
Location: Valerie Timkin Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

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