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Tuesday, March 31

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Mechanisms of Axo-Axonic Synapse Formation"
Speaker: Linda Van Aelst, Ph.D., Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Host: Ulrich Müller, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC1 - Dorris Neuroscience Center Auditorium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished Lecture Series: “How Electron Cryotomography is Opening a New Window into Microbial Cell Biology, Using as Examples the Structure and Function of Bacterial Chemoreceptor Arrays, Type VI Secretion Systems, and the Type IV Pilus”
Speaker: Grant J. Jensen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, California Institute of Technology; Investigator, HHMI
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Wednesday, April 1

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: The Computer and the Brain 50 years after von Neumann: The pattern separator and the pattern recognizer: The roles of hippocampus and neocortex
Speaker: Tamas Bartfai, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chemical Physiology, TSRI
Sponsor: The Department of Chemical Physiology
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, April 2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Cellular and Clonal Dynamics in Germinal Centers
Speaker: Gabriel Victora, Ph.D., Principal Investigator / Whitehead Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Host: Lars Hangartner, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Friday, April 3

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: “Division of Labor within a Protein – Structures of Nicotinamide Nucleotide Transhydrogenase Reveal Coupling between Proton Translocation and Hydride Transfer”
Speaker: Hiu-Wah Leung
Advisor: C. David Stout, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Monday, April 6

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "Studies in chlorination and C-H functionalization"
Speaker: Nicholas Simmons
Advisor: K.C Nicolaou, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, April 7

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Unraveling Smell"
Speaker: Linda B. Buck, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Member, Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Host: Michael Petrascheck, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC1 - Dorris Neuroscience Center Auditorium

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory (Oldstone) Alumni Symposium
Speakers:

  • David G. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UCLA: "Linking Chronic Inflammation and Immunosuppression During Persistent Viral Infection"
  • Dorian McGavern, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD: "Regulation of Immune Cell Dynamics and Function in the Infected Brain"

Host: Michael B.A. Oldstone
Sponsor: The Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory Alumni Fund, The Sun Lee Lectureship in Immunopathology, and the Pathogenesis Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Wednesday, April 8

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: “Structural Basis for RNA Silencing in Humans”
Speaker: Ian J. MacRae, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Integrative Structural & Computational Biology, TSRI
Sponsor: Faculty Lecture Series
Location: Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Green Hospital

Thursday, April 9

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title: Translating Information Flow in the LIGHT-Lymphotoxin Network
Speaker: Carl Ware, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Infectious & Inflammatory Disease Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Host: Linda Sherman, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

Friday, April 10

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Title: Ph.D. Thesis Presentation: "DNA Methylation Dynamics in Pluripotent and Somatic Cells"
Speaker: Kristopher Nazor
Advisor: Jeanne F. Loring, Ph.D.
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

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

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
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

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: TBA
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**

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

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
Sponsor: The Immunology Affinity Group
Location: MBB2N - The Committee Lecture Hall

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: TBA
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

Thursday, May 7

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: TBA
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

Thursday, May 14

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: TBA
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: TBA
Speaker: Luanne Peters, Ph.D., Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, MI
Host: Velia Fowler, Ph.D. & Karsten Sauer, Ph.D.
Sponsor: The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group Seminar Series
Location: BCC-W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater

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