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Monday, May 1

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Recreating the Emergence of Life in the Lab?
Speaker: Dieter Braun, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Physics, Ludwig Maximilians Institute, Munich, Germany
Host: Ram Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 2

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Therapeutic Strategies for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Tauopathies
Speaker: Kurt R. Brunden, Ph.D., Director of Drug Discovery, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research; Research Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Host: Baoji Xu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: 1:00 pm EDT, B-158 Scripps Florida

Thursday, May 4

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished Lecture Series: "The Discovery and Development of Lipitor: Would anyone make this molecule today?"
Speaker: Bruce Roth, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Small Molecule Drug Discovery Department, Genentech
Sponsor: TSRI Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Sciences
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Wednesday, May 10

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: “Germline-Targeting Vaccine Design for HIV”
Speaker: Bill Schief, Ph.D., Professor, Immunology & Microbiology Dept., TSRI
Sponsor: TSRI Faculty Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Thursday, May 11

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Innate Lymphoid Cells in Immunity
Speaker: Marco Colonna, Ph.D., Dept. of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine
Sponsor: Immunology and Microbiology Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, May 12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: The Evolution of Catalysis Used in Industry
Speaker: Jesse McAtee, Ph.D., Business Development Manager, Johnson Matthey - Fine Chemicals – Catalysts, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Host: Jin-Quan Yu, Ph.D. & Keary Engle, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 16

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: "Ultrafast Endocytosis"
Speaker: Erik Jorgensen, Ph.D., Investigator, HHMI; Professor, Dept. of Biology University of Utah
Host: Sandra Encalada, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI
Location: DNC Auditorium

Thursday, May 18

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: TBA
Speaker: Mary Estes, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Sponsor: Immunology and Microbiology Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Tuesday, May 23

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Title: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series: “Understanding and Modulating Mosquito Attraction to Humans”
Speaker: Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D., Robin Chemers Neustein Professor, The Rockefeller University; Head of Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior; Investigator, HHMI; Associate Director, Kavli Neural Systems Institute
Host: Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D. and Lisa Stowers, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series at TSRI & DNC Founder’s Day Celebration
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes:

1:00 pm EDT, Room B158, Scripps Florida



Friday, May 26

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: The Synthesis of a Complex cis-1,2,4-Triamino-Cyclohexane Containing Clinical Candidate
Speaker: Martin Eastgate, Ph.D., Director, Chemical and Synthetic Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Tuesday, May 30

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Title: Integrating Human and Fly Genetics to Understand Susceptibility for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease
Speaker: Joshua M. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Depts. of Neurology, Molecular & Human Genetics, Neuroscience & Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Host: Ronald L. Davis, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience
Location: DNC Auditorium
Notes: 1:00 pm EDT, B159, Scripps Florida

Wednesday, May 31

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Distinguished CMBAG Lecture: "The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond"
Speaker: Philipp E. Scherer, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Gifford O. Touchstone Jr. & Randolph G. Touchstone Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research, Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Host: Enrique Saez, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Distinguished CMBAG Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, June 9

2:00 AM - 3:00 AM

Title: Synthesis of High-Energy Materials for Propellant, Explosive, and Pyrotechnic Applications
Speaker: Jesse J. Sabatini, Ph.D., US Army Research Laboratory, Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, Energetics Technology Branch
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Wednesday, June 14

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Title: Faculty Lecture Series: "CryoEM and Structure Based Vaccine Design"
Speaker: Andrew Ward, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology Dept., TSRI
Sponsor: TSRI Faculty Lecture Series
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall

Friday, June 23

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Title: Precursor-directed biosynthesis of complex polyketides and terpenes
Speaker: Gavin Williams, Ph.D., Dept. of Chemistry & The Comparative Medicine Institute, North Carolina State University
Host: Dale Boger, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dept. of Chemistry
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater

Jupiter, FL

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