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See also Auditorium at TSRI and California Public Events. For more seminar information, see the California Seminars page.

Friday, April 29

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Steroid Synthesis Inspired Methodologies for Selective Olefin Functionalization”
Speaker: Hai Dao
Advisor: Phil S. Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N – The Committee Lecture Hall

Monday, May 2

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Driving Synthesis by Oxidation
Speaker: Jean-Philip Lumb, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, McGill University
Host: Ryan Shenvi, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 3

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Title: Molecular and structural basis for virus neutralization by human antibodies
Speaker: James Crowe, Jr., M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, Ann Scott Carell Chair; Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Host: Andrew Ward, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Integrative Structural & Computational Biology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Chemical Biology Approaches to Novel Antibiotics and Vaccines”
Speaker: Xiaozhou Luo
Advisor: Peter G. Schultz, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N – The Committee Lecture Hall

Wednesday, May 4

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Of Mice and Men: Investigating Antibody-mediated Immune Responses to Filoviruses by Electron Microscopy"
Speaker: Charles Daniel Murin
Host: Erica Ollmann-Saphire, Ph.D. and Andrew B. Ward, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N – The Committee Lecture Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Illuminating the Neural Circuits Underlying Decision Making
Speaker: Karel Svoboda, Ph.D., Professor, HHMI, Janelia Research Campus
Host: Anton Maximov, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dorris Neuroscience Center
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: **6th Annual Dorris Neuroscience Center Founder’s Day Celebration**

Friday, May 6

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Binge Drinking ERKs my BNST
Speaker: Karen Szumlinski, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
Host: Candice Contet, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Addiction Affinity Group
Location: SP3040, first floor conference room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Chemical Modulation of Cell Fate”
Speaker: Michael Bollong
Advisor: Peter G. Schultz, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N – The Committee Lecture Hall

Monday, May 9

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Regulation of adipose tissue energy metabolism by inositol polyphosphates
Speaker: Anutosh Chakraborty, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Metabolism & Aging, TSRI Florida
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N – The Committee Lecture Hall
Notes: **Special Seminar**

Tuesday, May 10

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: “The evolution and development of Drosophila courtship song”
Speaker: David Stern, Ph.D., Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Host: Kristin Baldwin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

11:15 AM - 12:15 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: “How to give a talk”
Speaker: David Stern, Ph.D., Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Host: Kristin Baldwin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Title: Integrating large-scale, heterogeneous measurements in a single cell
Speaker: Markus Covert, Ph.D., Systems Biology Lab, Stanford University
Host: Benjamin Cravatt, Ph.D.
Sponsor: CANCER AFFINITY GROUP
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, May 11

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "Discover new functions of tRNA synthetases with pathophysiological significance"
Speaker: Xiang-Lei Yang, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemical Physiology, TSRI
Sponsor: Faculty Lecture Series
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Thursday, May 12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: 7th Annual Beutler Lecture on the Edge of Medicine
Speaker: Professor Jeffery I. Gordon, M.D., Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor; Director, Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO: “The gut microbiota and childhood undernutrition: Looking at human development from a microbial perspective”
Host: Joel N. Buxbaum, M.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Molecular & Experimental Medicine, Supported by The Kroc Foundation
Location: The Auditorium at TSRI

Friday, May 13

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Boehringer Ingelheim Lectures
Speakers:

  • Chris Senanayake, Ph.D., Boehringer Ingelheim: ”Important Asymmetric and Catalytic Transformations for Drug Development"
  • Eiichi Nakamura, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, School of Science, University of Tokyo: “Atomic Resolution Electron Microscopy: A New Tool for Organic Chemists”

Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, May 18

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title:  Dissecting the Role of Oxidative Homeostasis in Lung Cancer Using CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Engineering
Speaker: Thales Papagiannakopoulos, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathology,, Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York
Host: James Quigley, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Cell Biology Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 24

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: “Neuroendocrine control of behavioral circuits in C. elegans”
Speaker: Derek Sieburth, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell & Neurobiology, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Host: Supriya Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Thursday, June 2

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Exploring the 3D Spatial Organizations of Genomes and Proteomes
Speaker: Frank Alber, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular & Computational Biology, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California
Host: Arthur Olson, Ph.D.
Sponsor: DISCoBio & The Structure and Computation Affinity Group
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, June 14

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Platelets and the early metastatic niche
Speaker: Myriam Labelle, Ph.D., St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memphis
Host: James Quigley, Ph.D. and Brunhilde Felding, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Cell & Molecuar Biology Affinity Group and the Dept. of Chemical Physiology
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Jupiter, FL

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

Thursday, May 5

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Daniel Klionsky, PhD Professor Life Sciences Institute University of Michigan
Host: Shuji Kishi
Location: B158

Thursday, May 12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Steven A. Siegelbaum, Ph.D. Chair of Neuroscience and Professor of Pharmacology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Columbia University Medical Center
Host: Sathiya Putthanveettil
Location: B158

Thursday, May 19

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Patrick Seale, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Host: Anutosh Chakraborty
Location: B158

Thursday, September 8

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Qing F. Fan, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University
Host: Patricia McDonald
Location: B158

Thursday, September 29

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: James Williamson, PhD Vice President of Academic Affairs The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, CA
Host: Katrin Karbstein
Location: B158

Thursday, October 13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Kimberly Huber, PhD Professor, Department of Neuroscience UT Southwestern Medical Center Endowed Title: Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholar in Medical Research
Host: Damon Page
Location: B158

Thursday, October 20

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Steve Kay, Ph.D, D.Sc. President The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Laura Solt / Patrick Griffin
Location: B158

Thursday, October 27

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Kevan Shokat, PhD Professor and Chair Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Howard Hughes Investigator University of California San Francisco
Host: Thomas Kodadek
Location: B158

Thursday, December 8

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Guoping Feng, PhD Investigator, McGovern Institute Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Baoji Xu
Location: B158

Thursday, January 26

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Susan L. Ackerman, PhD Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute The Jackson Laboratory
Host: Min Guo
Location: B158

Thursday, February 16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Michael Greenberg, PhD Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor of Neurobiology Department of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School
Host: Ron Davis
Location: B158