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Monday, January 5

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ligand Design in Transition Metal Catalysis: Advances in C–H Activation & Olefin Metathesis
Speaker: Keary Mark Engle, Ph.D., NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Host: Phil S. Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Chemistry Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, January 15

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Janelle Ayres, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Immunobiology & Microbial Pathogenesis, The Salk Institute
Sponsor: Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Tuesday, January 20

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: Distinct Roles in Circuits Mediating Feeding Behavior & Behaviors Related to Depression
Speaker: Marina Picciotto, PhD., Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry & Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neurobiology & of Pharmacology; Deputy Chair for Basic Science Research, Dept. of Psychiatry, Yale University
Host: Hollis Cline, Ph.D.
Sponsor: DART NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC Auditorium

Wednesday, January 21

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Neuropeptides in Stress and Addiction
Speaker: Marisa Roberto, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders, TSRI
Host: Barbara Mason, Ph.D.
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, January 22

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Michael A. Farrar, Ph.D., Professor, Center for Immunology, Masonic Cancer Center, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Univ. of Minnesota
Sponsor: Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Friday, January 23

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Peptide-based Materials for Therapeutic Delivery
Speaker: Joel Schneider, Ph.D., Chief, Chemical Biology Laboratory; Head, Peptide Design and Materials Section, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Host: Phil Dawson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Chemistry Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, January 27

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Molecular and Neural Circuits for Sleep
Speaker: Paul Sternberg, Ph.D., Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology: California Institute of Technology Investigator, HHMI
Host: Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Sponsor: DART NeuroScience Seminar Series
Location: DNC Auditorium

Thursday, January 29

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Why HPV VLP Vaccines Work So Well: Implications for Future Subunit Vaccines
Speaker: John Schiller, Ph.D., Head, Neoplastic Disease Section, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute/ NIH
Sponsor: Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, January 30

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: 26th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium
Speakers:

  • Joanne Stubbe, Ph.D., Novartis Professor of Chemistry & Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: “Radicals: Your Life Is in Their Hands”
  • Chad Mirkin, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, Medicine, Materials Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, & Chemical & Biological Engineering, Northwestern University: “Spherical Nucleic Acids as Intracellular Gene Regulation Agents”
  • Laura Kiessling, Ph.D., Steenbock Professor of Chemistry & Laurens Anderson Professor of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison: “Us Versus Them: Distinguishing Human and Microbial Cells”
  • Chi-Huey Wong, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute: “Chemistry and Biology of Glycosylation”

Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D., & Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry
Location: The Auditorium at TSRI

Monday, February 9

2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Aptamer-Targeted Therapeutics: Technology to Clinic
Speaker: Paloma Giangrande, Ph.D., University of Iowa, Department of Internal Medicine
Host: Marco Weinberg, Ph.D.
Sponsor: CAG -Cancer Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Mini-symposium on Prion Proteins
Speakers:

  • Gerry Baron, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, MT; "Effects of membrane association on the aggregation and propagation of prions"
  • Byron Caughey, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, MT; "Prion structure and ultrasensitive detection of misfolded protein aggregates by seeded polymerization"
  • Bruce Chesebro, M.D., Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, MT; "Early events in prion spread in brain: Two distinct mechanisms of spread differ in requirement for anchored prion protein"

Host: Jeff Kelly, Ph.D. and Sandra Encalada, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine
Location: BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Monday, February 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: FRANK J. DIXON MEMORIAL LECTURE: "The Evolution of Lymphocytes"
Speaker: Max D. Cooper, M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta
Location: Auditorium at TSRI

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