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Seminars and Events
2016 - 2017

Monday, October 24
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Yossi Shiloh, Professor, Department of Human Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, "The DNA Damage Response: A Matter of Checks and Balances." 601 Fairchild.
Noon Nutritional and Metabolic Biology Student Seminar. Kathryn Birkenbach, Laboratories of Dr. Rudy Leibel and Dr. Nate Sawtell, "Deciphering a Cerebellar Circuit in Gastrointestinal Regulation." 303 HHSC.
5:00 PM Systems Biology Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Saeed Tavazoie, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, "Systematic Discovery of Regulatory Perturbations in Disease States." ICRC 8-816.
Tuesday, October 25
Noon Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Anna Moroni, Professor, Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, "Engineering a Light-Gated K+ Channel for Optogenetics." P&S 11-505.
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Alex Chavez, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wyss Institute, Harvard University; Clinical Fellow in Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, "Cas9-mediated Whole-cell Engineering." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Kelley Yan, Assistant Professor, Columbia Center for Human Development, Department of Medicine, "Non-equivalence of Extracellular Wnt and R-spondin Ligands During Intestinal Stem Cell Self-renewal." Russ Berrie Pavilion, Classroom #1.
4:00 PM Neurobiology and Behavior Special Seminar. Dr. David C. Gadsby, Professor, Laboratory of Cardiac and Membrane Physiology, Rockefeller University, "Proton Import by Na/K pumps: Evolutionary Limit, or Hybrid Function with Possible Link to Neurological Disorders?" BB 7-724.
Wednesday, October 26
2:00 PM Genetics and Development Special Seminar. Dr. Rita Cha, Senior Lecturer, School of Medical Sciences, North West Cancer Research Institute, Bongor University, United Kingdom, "Structure-Function Analysis of Mec1, Budding Yeast ATM/ATR." 301 HHSC.
4:00 PM MSPH Grand Rounds. Dr. Ryan T. Demmer, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology; Dr. Jeffrey L. Shaman, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences; Dr. Brent L. Williams, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology (in the Center for Infection and Immunity), "Microbiome." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
Thursday, October 27
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Dayu Lin, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Langone Medical Center, "The Neural Mechanism of Aggression." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, October 28
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Spyretta Golemati, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, "Ultrasound Image Analysis of the Carotid Artery: A Powerful Tool for Improving Stroke Prediction." 614 Schermerhorn.
Monday, October 31
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. James E. Bear, Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology; Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "All the Right Moves: Regulating the Cytoskeleton to Achieve Directional Migration." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Tuesday, November 1
3:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Hermann Steller, Professor, Laboratory of Apoptosis and Cancer Biology, Rockefeller University, "Regulation of Proteasome Activity in Development, Aging and Disease." 301 HHSC.
5:00 PM The 38th Annual Spencer Award and Lecture. Dr. Winrich Freiwald, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Neural Systems, Rockefeller University, "The Dual Face Vision's Inroad into the Social Brain;" Dr. Doris Y. Tsao, Professor, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology, "How the Brain Encodes Faces." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
Monday, November 7
Noon Pharmacology Thesis Defense Seminar. Seth Robey, Laboratory of Dr. Robert Kass, "Mechanisms of Mutation-Specific Inhibition of Late Na+ Current in Long QT Syndrome Type 3." BB 7-724.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Ruiming Xu, Professor, National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, "Structural Basis for Regulation of Histone Acetylation." 601 Fairchild.
Tuesday, November 22
10:00 AM The 2016 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture I. Dr. Howard Cedar, Emeritus Professor, Molecular Biology; Edmond J. Safra Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "The Secret of DNA Methylation." Davis Auditorium, Room 412, Shapiro Center (CEPSR).
3:30 PM The 2016 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture II. Dr. Gary Felsenfeld, NIH Distinguished Investigator, Physical Chemistry Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIDDK-NIH, "Chromatin Structure, Epigenetic Mechanisms, and Long Range Interactions in the Nucleus." Vagelos Education Center Auditorium.

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