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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: "The GAIT system: A gatekeeper of inflammatory gene expression"
Speaker: Paul Fox, PhD The Robert Canova Professor of Inflammation Research & Professor of Molecular Medicine Department of Cell Biology / NC10 Lerner Research Institute ~ Cleveland Clinic
Host: Dr. Min Guo
Location: Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
  

Monday, January 16, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "In vivo Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Prevent, Treat, and … Cure?? HIV / AIDS"
Speaker: Victor Garcia - Martinez, PhD Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology UNC Center for AIDS Research, Division of Infectious Diseases University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Host: Dr. Susana Valente
Location: Builidng B, Room 158
  

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Light activated memories: Molecular, cellular and systems mechanisms of memory allocation
Speaker: Alcino Silva, PhD Professor Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry, Psychology & Brain Research Institute UCLA
Host: Dr. Gavin Rumbaugh
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Bacterial Communications and the Discovery of New Molecules"
Speaker: Jon Clardy, PhD Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology Harvard Medical School
Host: Dr. Ben Shen
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: “Bacterial Communications and the Discovery of New Molecules”
Speaker: P. Jeffrey Conn, PhD Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology Director, Vanderbilt Program in Drug Discovery Department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Host: Dr. Laura Bohn
Location: Rodney B. Fink Education Pavilion (Auditorium)
  

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: “Roles of CREB and dynorphin in dysregulation of motivation”
Speaker: William Carlezon, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry McLean Hospital, Behavioral Genetics Lab Harvard University
Host: Dr. Laura Bohn
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: “Postsynaptic MAGUK Associated Signaling Complexes underlie the organization and evolution of behavior”
Speaker: Seth Grant, PhD Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh School of Molecular & Clinical Medicine Centre for Neuroregeneration
Host: Dr. Gavin Rumbaugh
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Organization of G protein signaling proteins in live cells"
Speaker: Nevin Lambert, PhD Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Georgia Health Sciences University
Host: Dr. Kirrill Martemyanov
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: “Talking about a Revolution: Microfluidic Integration for Next-Generation Protein Analysis”
Speaker: Amy E. Herr, PhD Assistant Professor, Bioengineering University of California, Berkeley
Host: Dr. Brian Paegel
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Stochastic diversity among induced pluripotent stem cells and neurons"
Speaker: Kristin Baldwin, PhD Associate Professor Department of Cell Biology The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Dr. Gavin Rumbaugh
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: “Host-microbiome metabolic and signalling interactions in human health and disease”
Speaker: Jeremy Nicholson, PhD Chair of Biological Chemistry Head of The Department of Surgery and Cancer Surgery and Cancer Clinical Programme Group/Stratified Medicine Research Leader, Faculty of Medicine Imperial College London
Host: Dr. William Ja
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: ”Is schizophrenia a systemic disorder?: multifaceted translational approach"
Speaker: Akira Sawa, MD Director, Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center Professor of Psychiatry Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Host: Dr. Ron Davis
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Molecular mechanism of co-translational protein targeting"
Speaker: Shu-ou Shan, PhD Assistant Professor Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering California Institute of Technology
Host: Dr. Katrin Karbstein
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Friday, April 27, 2012

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: “Oncogenic signaling in the PI3K pathway"
Speaker: Peter Vogt, PhD Professor & Head Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine Senior VP, Scientific Affairs The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Dr. Patrick Griffin
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Conformation dynamics om SAM-III translational riboswitch and RNA interference in Type I-C CRISPR-Cas system"
Speaker: Ailong Ke, PhD Associate Professor Cornell University
Host: Dr. Katrin Karbstein
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Structural insights into biological riboswitches and their application to synthetic biology"
Speaker: Robert Batey, PhD Associate Professor Molecular Biophysics Program University of Colorado Boulder
Host: Dr. Matthew Disney
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: "Genome-wide approaches to understanding nuclear receptor function"
Speaker: Christopher Glass, MD, PhD Professor of Cellular & Molecular Medicine Professor of Medicine University of California San Diego
Host: Dr. Kendall Nettles
Location: Building B, Room 158
  

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Time:4:00 PM
Title: “The Genetics of Innate Behavior: Smell, Sex, and Eating”
Speaker: Leslie Vosshall, PhD Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Robin Chemers Neustein Professor Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior
Host: Dr. William Ja
Location: Building B, Room 158