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External Seminar Series


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Influence of Tissue Environment on Macrophage Identity and Function
Speaker: Christopher K. Glass, M.D., Ph.D. Professor Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine University of California, San Diego
Host: Patrick Griffin and Laura Solt
Location: B158
  

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Elaboration of Neural Connectivity
Speaker: Alex L. Kolodkin, Ph.D. Professor of Neuroscience The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Host: Brock Grill
Location: B158
  

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Microdevices for Cells, Tissues, and Organs
Speaker: Nancy Allbritton, MD, PhD Professor & Chair UNC/NC State Department of Biomedical Engineering University of North Carolina North Carolina State University
Host: Brian Paegel
Location: B158
  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Targeted therapy of B-cell malignancies
Speaker: Adrian Wiestner, MD, PhD Senior Investigator Laboratory of Lymphoid Malignancies National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Institutes of Health
Host: Christoph Rader
Location: B158
  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Structure-function studies of dengue virus and its proteins
Speaker: Richard J. Kuhn Professor, Department Head Gerald and Edna Mann Director of the Bindley Bioscience Center Department of Biological Sciences Purdue University
Host: Timothy Tellinghuisen
Location: B158
  

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Mitochondrial parts, pathways, and pathogenesis
Speaker: Vamsi Mootha, Ph.D. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Department of Systems Biology Harvard Medical School Departments of Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital
Host: Pat Griffin & Laura Solt
Location: B158
  

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Decision-making in the nose: a molecular rationale for the unpredictable nature of female behavior
Speaker: Lisa Stowers Associate Professor Department of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience The Scripps Research Institute California Campus
Host: William Ja
Location: B158
  

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Silencing of retroviral DNAs in Embryonic Stem Cells
Speaker: Stephen P. Goff, PhD Higgins Professor of Biochemistry Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Columbia University Medical Center
Host: Susana Valente
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Unexpected mechanisms linking ESCRTs, nuclear pores and cilia bases
Speaker: Charles Patrick Lusk, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Cell Biology Yale School of Medicine
Host: Brock Grill
Location: B158
  

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Do we know what causes IBD?
Speaker: Maria T. Abreu, MD/PhD Professor of Medicine University of Miami
Host: Mark Sundrud
Location: B158
  

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: The mechanism and regulation of autophagy
Speaker: Daniel Klionsky, PhD Professor Life Sciences Institute University of Michigan
Host: Shuji Kishi
Location: B158
  

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Storing memories through dendritic integration in hippocampal CA1 and CA2 regions
Speaker: Steven A. Siegelbaum, Ph.D. Chair of Neuroscience and Professor of Pharmacology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Columbia University Medical Center
Host: Sathiya Putthanveettil
Location: B158
  

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Molecular regulation of brown and beige fat cell fate
Speaker: Patrick Seale, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Host: Anutosh Chakraborty
Location: B158
  

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Title: Intrinsic and experience-dependent development of cortical circuits
Speaker: Anton Maximov, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Dorris Neuroscience Center The Scripps Research Institute-La Jolla
Host: Kirill Martemyanov
Location: A116
  

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Time:4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Title: Synthesis at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology
Speaker: Peter Schultz, PhD Scripps Family Chair Professor Chief Executive Office & Vice Chair Research Administration The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Brian Paegel
Location: Auditorium
  

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM***CANCELLED***
Title: Regulation of a Key Regulator of Immunity; Lineage-Specific Control of IL-10 Gene Expression
Speaker: Casey T. Weaver, MD Professor Department of Pathology University of Alabama Medicine
Host: Matthew Pipkin
Location: B158
  

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Structure and function of class C G-protein coupled receptors
Speaker: Qing F. Fan, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University
Host: Patricia McDonald
Location: B158
  

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: The role of MEF2 transcription factors in experience and activity-dependent synaptic plasticity
Speaker: Kimberly Huber, PhD Associate Professor Department of Neuroscience Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholar in Biomedical Research UT Southwestern
Host: Damon Page
Location: B158
  

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: NHP models of infectious disease
Speaker: James B. Whitney, Ph.D. Harvard Medical School Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard Center for Virology and Vaccine Research Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E/CLS-1039
Host: Michael Farzan
Location: B158
  

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Deciphering Ribosome Assembly using Electron Microscopy and Mass Spectrometry
Speaker: James Williamson, PhD Vice President of Academic Affairs Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Professor, Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, CA
Host: Katrin Karbstein
Location: B158
  

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Unbiased combinational approach for targeting non-conventional biomarkers in cancer
Speaker: Gomika Udugamasooriya, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Host: Thomas Kodadek
Location: B158
  

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Eli Gilboa, Ph.D. Department of Microbiology & Immunology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Host: Brian Paegel
Location: B158
  

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Chemical Tricks for Tackling Undruggable Targets
Speaker: Kevan Shokat, PhD Professor and Chair Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Howard Hughes Investigator University of California San Francisco
Host: Thomas Kodadek
Location: B158
  

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Regulators of brown and 'beige' adipose metabolism and energy expenditure: new twists on an old story"
Speaker: Shiela Collins, Ph.D. Professor of Integrative Metabolism Program Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona (formerly Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute)
Host: Anutosh Chakraborty
Location: B158
  

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Gerald Joyce, MD, Ph.D. Professor Department of Chemistry The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, California
Host: Tom Kodadek
Location: B158
  

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: Hot and spicy to cold and clammy: Thermal and chemical sensation in Drosophila
Speaker: Paul Garrity, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Life Sciences at Bradeis University Waltham, Massachussetts
Host: William Ja
Location: B158
  

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Guoping Feng, PhD Investigator, McGovern Institute Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Baoji Xu
Location: B158
  

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Title: TBA
Speaker: Ron Dror, Ph.D. Associate Professor Computer Science and Molecular and Cellular Physiology Stanford University
Host: Laura Bohn
Location: B158