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2011 Seminars

 

January 7, 2011

Time 11:00 AM
Title Strategies to Prevent Neural Network Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease
Speaker Dr. Lennart Mucke, UCSF
Hosts Drs. Ronald Davis & Gavin Rumbaugh
Location Building B, Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

January 14, 2011

Time 11:00 AM
Title Retrovirus Host Coevolution
Speaker Dr. John Coffin, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

January 21, 2011

Time 11:00 AM
Title Integration of Cells with Silicon Devices for In vitro Tissue Engineering of Functional Neuronal and Cardiac Systems for Drug Discovery Applications 
Speaker James Hickman, Ph.D.
University of Central Florida
Hosts Drs. Claes Wahlestedt & Gavin Rumbaugh 
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

February 4, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title The biology of memory: synaptic substrates, localization, and prospects for enhancement
Speaker Gary S. Lynch, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior, School of Medicine
Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology, School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Host Dr. Gavin Rumbaugh
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

February 18, 2011

Time 3:00 PM
Title New treatments for addiction hiding in synaptic plasticity
Speaker Dr. Peter Kalivas
Medical University of South Carolina 
Host Dr. Paul Kenny
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

March 11, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title Structural Biology of Small RNA-mediated Gene Regulation
Speaker Dr. Dinshaw Patel
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location Building B, Room 158
   
 

March 18, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title To Be Announced
Speaker Dr. Gerard Wright 
McMaster University
Host Dr. Paul Thompson
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

March 25, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title Novel Pharmacologic Treatments for Parkinson's Disease
Speaker Dr. Ted Dawson
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Host Dr. Phil LoGrasso
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

April 1, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title To Be Announced
Speaker Dr. Tadhj Begley
Texas A&M University
Host Dr. Kate Carroll
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

April 7, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title New insights into how we make ribosomes
Speaker Dr. Susan Baserga
Host Dr. Katrin Karbstein
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

April 15, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title Biosynthesis of Thiazolyl Peptide Antibiotics: A Plethora of Posttranslational Modifications
Speaker Dr. Christopher Walsh
Harvard University
Host Dr. Paul Thompson
Location Dr. Paul Thompson
   
 

April 29, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title Transcriptional Control of White and Brown Adipocyte Formation and Function
Speaker Dr. Stephen Farmer
Boston University School of Medicine
Host Dr. Roy Smith
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

May 6, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title ROBO1: A neuronal guidance receptor influences HIV-1 entry and insights into protease inhibitor resistance
Speaker Dr. Bruce Torbett
The Scripps Research Institute – La Jolla
Host Dr. Howard Petrie
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   

May 20, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title Building cortical representations with experience: Insights from visual cortex 
Speaker Dr. David Fitzpatrick
Max Planck Florida Institute
Host Dr. Ron Davis
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title "Rho GTPases controlling epithelial morphogenesis and migration"
Speaker Alan Hall, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Host Dr. Tina Izard
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title "BRS-3 Agonists for the Treatment of Obesity"
Speaker Marc Reitman, MD, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Host Dr. Andrew Butler
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title “Prader-Willi Syndrome, RNA Editing and the Tyranny of Evidence”
Speaker Ron Emeson, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Host Dr. Laura Bohn
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title "Organic Chemistry at the Edge of Biology: Taming Cell Behavior with Light Responsive Molecules"
Speaker David Lawrence, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina
Host Dr. Tom Kodadek
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title "Natural Product Synthesis at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology"
Speaker Jiyong Hong, Ph.D.
Duke University
Host Dr. Tom Kodadek
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title “tRNA Tuning in Translation”
Speaker Olke Unlenbeck, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Host Dr. Katrin Karbstein
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday November 10, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title “Dynamin:  The Brains and Brawn of Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis”
Speaker Sandy Schmid, Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Cell Biology
The Scripps Research Institute, California
Host Dr. Brian Paegel
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title "Inflammasomes and homeostasis in the intestine and beyond"
Speaker Richard Flavell, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title “Engineered Virus-Like Particles for Medicine and Catalysis“
Speaker M.G. Finn, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute, California
Host Dr. Brian Paegel
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title “Polymer solutions as a model cytoplasm in primitive artificial cells based on lipid vesicles”
Speaker Christine Keating, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
The Pennsylvania State University
Host Dr. Brian Paegel
Location B159
   
 

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title “Mechanistic Studies in Asymmetric Organocatalysis: A New Paradigm for Stereocontrol”
Speaker Donna Blackmond, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute, California
Host Dr. Kate Carroll
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   
 

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Time 4:00 PM
Title "Relating genetic features of cancers to cancer dependencies using small-molecule probes"
Speaker Stuart Schreiber, Ph.D.
Director, Chemical Biology
Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT
Host Dr. Kate Carroll
Location Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
   

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