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External Seminar Series


Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time:3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Title: Designing ATR inhibitors for cancer: targeting a synthetic lethality in the DNA damage response
Speaker: Novartis Chemical Science Lecture featuring: Dr. Robert Aversa Research Investigator, Global Discovery Chemistry, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Host: Ben Shen
Sponsor: Novartis
Location: B158
  
Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Cell-Penetrating Miniproteins
Speaker: Gregory Verdine, PhD Erving Professor of Chemistry Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Harvard University and Harvard Medical School President and Chief Executive Officer Fogpharma and Lifetime Therapeutics
Host: Ben Shen
Location: B158
  

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Blake Wiedenheft, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology and Immunology Montana State University
Host: Katrin Karbstein
Location: B158
  

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Structure-based prediction of protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions on a genome-wide scale
Speaker: Barry Honig, PhD Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular BioPhysics, Systems Biology and Medicine Director of the Center for Computational Biology and BioInformatics Columbia University Medical Center Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Host: Tina Izard
Location: TBD
  

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Liqun Luo, Ph.D. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Professor of Biology, Stanford University Professor of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine
Host: Brock Grill
Location: B158
  

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Casey T. Weaver, M.D. Professor Departments of Pathology, Medicine, and Microbiology University of Alabama at Birmingham
Host: Matthew Pipkin
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Stephen D. Nimer, Director Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Miami, Florida
Host: Christoph Rader
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Drew Weissman, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine, Immunology, and Cell and Molecular Biology University of Pennsylvania
Host: Michael Farzan
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Paul L. Modrich, Ph.D. James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry Duke University HHMI Investigator Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2015
Host: Derek Duckett
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Gary L. Johnson, Ph.D. Kenan Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Pharmacology University of Colorado Medical School
Host: Joseph Kissill and Kirill Martemyanov
Location: B158
  

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Michael Greenberg, Ph.D. Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor of Neurobiology Department of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School
Host: Ron Davis
Location: B158
  

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Julian Davies, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Microbiology & Immunology Faculty of Science The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus
Host: Ben Shen
Location: B158
  

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Melanie Ott, MD, PhD Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology Professor, Department of Medicine University of California San Francisco Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Host: Susana Valente
Location: B158
  

Friday, September 15, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Eric Verdin, MD Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Associate Professor, Department of Medicine University of California San Francisco Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Host: Susana Valente
Location: B158
  

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Virginia Man-Yee Lee, Ph.D. John H. Ware 3rd Endowed Professor in Alzheimer's Research Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Host: Sathya Puthanveettil
Location: B158
  

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Michael Karin, PhD Professor University of California, San Diego Department of Pharmacology
Host: Jun li Luo
Location: B158
  

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Bryan Roth Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Translational Proteomics University of North Carolina School of Medicine UNC Chapel Hill
Host: Kirill Martemyanov & Gavin Rumbaugh
Location: B158
  

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Anjana Rao, Ph.D. Professor, Division of Signaling and Gene Expression La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology Pfizer Endowed Chair in Cancer Immunology and Oncology
Host: Mark Sundrud
Location: B158
  

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Timothy H. Moran, Ph.D. Paul R. McHugh Professor Vice Chair, Director of Research Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Director, Behavioral and Biological Research Global Obesity Prevention Center at Johns Hopkins Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Host: Anutosh Chakraborty
Location: B158
  

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Mitchell A. Lazar, M.D., Ph.D. Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Host: Laura Solt
Location: B158
  

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D. Professor Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, California
Host: Scott Hansen and Baoji Xu
Location: B158