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2010 Seminars

2010 Seminars

Date: January 8, 2010

Speaker: Dr. William Bishai
Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: January 15, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Michael Rosbash
Professor of Biology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Molecular Genetics of RNA Processing and Behavior
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: January 22, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Klaus Rajewsky
Division of Pathology, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: January 29, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Myriam Gorospe
Senior Investigator, RNA Regulation Section
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health Biomedical Research Center
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: February 16, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Donald Hunt
University Professor of Chemistry and Pathology
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: February 19, 2010

Speaker: Dr. William Jacobs
Investigator and Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Price Translational Research Center
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: February 26, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Alex Rich
Investigator and Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Price Translational Research Center
Title: Proteins that bind to Z-DNA and their role in Immunity & Infection
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: March 5, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Tom Maniatis
Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: March 12, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek
Senior Attending Physician
Patrick E. and Beatrice M. Haggerty Professor
Laboratory of Biology of Addictive Diseases
Rockefeller University
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: March 19, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Eric Ravussin
Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, Director
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: April 2, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Katia Georgopoulos
Professor
Cutaneous Biology Research Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: April 9, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Iannis Aifantis
Associate Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Department of Pathology,
NYU School of Medicine
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: May 28, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Michael Glickman
Associate Member - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Dept of Medicine/Immunology Program
Title: TBA
Location: Building B, Auditorium
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: September 10, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Mike Mullan
Roskamp Institute
Title: Dihydropyridines and amyloid lowering activity
Host Dr. Claes Wahlestedt
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: September 24, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Jotham Coe
Pfizer Global Research and Development
Title: Medicinal Chemistry behind Chantix (varenicline tartrate); A novel partial agonist aid to smoking cessation
Host Dr. Tom Bannister
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: October 1, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Xiang-Lei Yang
The Scripps Research Institute - La Jolla
Title: A new class of cell signaling molecules derived from aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases and their medical applications
Host Dr. Min Guo
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: October 5, 2010


Speaker: Dr. Kurt Wüthrich
The Scripps Research Institute - La Jolla
Title: Prion protein structural dynamics and TSEs
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: November 3, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Jessica Zucman-Rossi
University Paris Descartes
Title: New Molecular Classification of Benign Liver Tumors
Host Dr. Tina Izard
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: November 5, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Bruce Spiegelman
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Title: Transcriptional Control of Adipogenesis in Health & Disease
Host Dr. Pat Griffin
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: November 10, 2010

Speaker: Dr. John Blanchard
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Title: Tales of TB
Host Dr. Paul Thompson
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Pavilion (Auditoirum)
Time: 11:00am

Date: November 11, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Michael Oldstone
The Scripps Research Institute - La Jolla
Title: Anatomy of alpha-dystroglycan: Gateway for understanding persistent infection by arenaviruses and Lassa fever virus pathogenesis
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 10:00 AM

Date: November 12, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Ian Wilson
The Scripps Research Institute ? La Jolla
Title: Broad neutralization of influenza virus and implications for a universal vaccine
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: November 15, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Hermann Schatzl
Wyoming Excellence Chair in Prion Biology
Dept.of Veterinary Sciences and of Molecular Biology
Title: Prions: Towards the cellular mechanisms of propagation and clearance
Host Dr. Charles Weissmann
Location: Building B, Room 158
Time: 11:30am

Date: November 19, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Murray Deutscher
University of Miami School of Medicine
Title: Ribonucleases- Dangerous, but Essential, Mediators of RNA Metabolism
Host Dr. Katrin Karbstein
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: December 3, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Marc Caron
Duke University Medical Center
Title: Animal Models of CNS Disorders: Dopamine and Serotonin
Host Dr. Laura Bohn
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: December 10, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Yavin Shaham
Behavioral Neuroscience Branch NIH/NIDA/IRP
Title: Neurobiology of relapse to drug seeking
Host Dr. Paul Kenny
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM

Date: December 17, 2010

Speaker: Dr. David Borchelt
McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida
Title: Misfolding and aggregation of mutant superoxide dismutase 1 in familial ALS
Host Dr. Kate Carroll
Location: Building B, Rodney B. Fink Pavilion (Auditorium)
Time: 11:00 AM