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Molecular Medicine Seminar Series

2018 Seminar

Seminars are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm PDT/4:00 PM EDT broadcast live bi-coastal campus, with an informal reception to follow in the Galleria (unless otherwise noted).


Drosophila to identify and unravel pathogenic mechanisms of neurological diseases
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 1p

Dr. Hugo J. Bellen
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Professor, Departments of Molecular & Human Genetics and Neuroscience, and Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine

Host: Dr. Sandra Encalada
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series


Complex relationships between DNA damage responses and Cancer
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Roger A. Greenberg
Professor of Cancer Biology, Director of Basic Science, Basser Research Center for BRCA, Investigator, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Host: Dr. Xiaohua Wu
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater - Broadcast to Florida Campus - 4:00 p EST, Classroom A116
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series


Identification of Potent and Selective Covalent Monoacylglycerol Lipase (MAGL) Inhibitors for Treatment of Neuroinflammation
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Chris Butler
ASSOCIATE RESEARCH FELLOW, MEDICINE DESIGN, PFIZER

Host: Professor Phil Baran & Professor Ben Cravatt
Contact: Shelly Gassert • mgassert@scripps.edu and Mishelle McClanahan-Shinn • mshinn@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 -W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series and Department of Chemistry


Repurposing of tRNAs and Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases for Retroviral Replication
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:30p

Dr. Karin Musier-Forsyth
Eminent Scholar, Ohio State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Columbus, Ohio

Host: Drs. Xiang-Lei Yang and Paul Schimmel
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundaton Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series


Translating the dopamine D3 receptor hypothesis toward treatment of opioid use disorders
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Amy Newman
Deputy Scientific Director, Director, Medication Development Program, Chief Molecular Targets and Medications Discovery Branch, Chief Medicinal Chemistry Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Host: Drs. Thomas D. Bannister and Courtney A. Miller
Contact: Beth A. Perconte and ellab@scripps.edu
Location: Broadcast from Florida campus: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series This seminar will take place in FLORIDA: 4:00 PM EDT – Location Classroom B158/B159
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group seminar Series


TBA
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Judith Frydman
Donald Kennedy Chair in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Genetics, Stanford University

Host: Drs. Louis Scampavia & TImothy Spicer
Contact: Beth Perconte
Location: Broadcast from Florida campus: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series
This seminar will take place in FLORIDA:
4:00 PM EDT – Location Classroom B158/B159


Transcriptional profiling reveals extraordinary diversity among skeletal muscle tissues
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Michael Hughes
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO ,

Host: Drs. Andrew Su and Katja Lamia
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series


TBA
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Roger Sunahara
Professor, University of California, San Diego, Department of Pharmacology

Host: Dr. Laura Bohn
Contact: Beth Perconte - BPercont@scripps.edu
Location: Broadcast from Florida Campus: BCC1 - w.M. Kevk Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series
This seminar will take place in FLORIDA:
4:00 PM EDT - Location: Classroom B158/B159


TBA
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 1:00p

Dr. Thomas Rando
Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, , Director, , The Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging, , Stanford University School of Medicine

Host: Dr. Michael Petraschek
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series


TBA
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Marian Walhout
The Maroun Semaan Chair in Biomedical Research, Co-Director, Program in Systems Biology, Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Albert Sherman Center, Room 5.1051, 368 Plantation Street

Host: Dr. Supriya Srinivasan
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: BCC1 - W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Sponsored by MM Affinity Group Seminar Series