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Monday, February 26

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: "Epigenetic Regulation of HIV Latency"
Speaker: Melanie Ott, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute for Virology and Immunology, Gladstone Scientific Officer for Mentoring, and Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Host: Susana Valente
Sponsor: Department of Immunology and Microbiology
Location: Simulcast CA and FL

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PST) - VTC to W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST) - Classroom B159 - Scripps Florida

Tuesday, February 27

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: "Neural Circuits Important for Emotional Valence Processing"
Speaker: Kay M. Tye, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Lisa Stowers, PhD.
Sponsor: NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: "Fifty Years of Smelling Sulfur: From the Chemistry of Garlic to the Molecular Basis for Olfaction"
Speaker: Eric Block, Ph.D., University at Albany, Department of Chemistry
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Chemistry Department
Location: W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Thursday, March 1

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Title: 11th Annual – Future of Genomic Medicine
Speaker: Full speaker list on website
Host: Scripps Translational Science Institute
Location: Scripps Seaside Forum
Notes: Course overview:

Wednesday, March 14

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Title: The Eye Lens: A Window into Cell Architecture, Biomechanics, and Aging
Speaker: Velia Fowler, PhD, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute
Host: Laura Bohn, PhD
Location: Seminar will be broadcast to CA Campus: 11:00 a.m. PST, Graduate Office Seminar Room
Notes: FL Campus:   2:00 p.m. EST, Classroom A116

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: "Complex relationships between DNA damage responses and cancer"
Speaker: Roger A. Greenberg, MD, PhD, Professor, Investigator, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, The Department of Cancer Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Host: Xiaohua Wu, PhD,
Sponsor: Molecular Medicine Seminar Series
Location: The W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Notes: Broadcast to FL Campus: 4:00 p.m. EST, Classroom A116

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: "Neuroendocrine Control of Body Fat Metabolism: Lessons from C. elegans"
Speaker: Supriya Srinivasan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Sponsor: Faculty Lecture Series
Location: The Committee Lecture Hall, MBB2N

Monday, March 19

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: "Nature as Stereochemist"
Speaker: David Cane, PhD, Brown University
Host: Hans Renata
Sponsor: Chemistry Bicoastal Seminar Series
Location: VTC to TSRI-CA, Room TBD
Notes: TSRI-FL, Classroom B159

Wednesday, April 11

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Title: “Identification of Potent and Selective Covalent Monoacylglycerol Lipase (MAGL) Inhibitors for Treatment of Neuroinflammation”
Speaker: Chris Butler, PhD, Associate Research Fellow, Medicine Design, Pfizer
Host: Professor Phil Baran, Co-Host, Department of Chemistry, Professor Ben Cravatt, Co-Host, Dept. of Molecular Medicine
Sponsor: Departments of Chemistry and Molecular Medicine
Location: W. M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

4:00 - 5:00pm (EST)



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