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Seminars and Events
2013 - 2014

Thursday, May 1
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Conference. Dr. Ira J. Goldberg, Professor, Department of Medicine, "Atherosclerosis in Type I Diabetes." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom # 2.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Rachel I. Wilson, Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, "Sensory Processing in a Small Brain." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, May 2
11:00 AM Microbiology, Immunology and Infection Thesis Defense Seminar. John J. Seeley, Laboratory of Dr. Sankar Ghosh, "MicroRNA Regulation of Endotoxin Tolerance." 312 HHSC.
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Warren M. Grill, Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Neurobiology and Surgery, Duke University, "Temporal Patterns of Deep Brain Stimulation: From Mechanisms to Innovative Therapy." 614 Schermerhorn.
11:30 AM Neurotheory Seminar. Dr. Nicolas Brunel, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Neurobiology, University of Chicago, "Inferring Learning Rules From Distributions of Rates." Kolb Annex, 7th Floor Conference Room.
Noon Genetics and Development Student Seminar. Matthew Borok, Laboratory of Dr. Lori Sussel, "Investigating the Roles of Gata4 and Gata6 in Development." 312 HHSC.
Monday, May 5
Noon Nutritional and Metabolic Biology Student Seminar. Diego Scerbo, Laboratory of Dr. Ira Goldberg, "Investigating Kidney Lipid Metabolism." 301 HHSC.
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Alan R. Harvey, Professor of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, The University of Western Australia, "Survival and Regeneration of Developing and Adult Retinal Ganglion Cells - Neurotrophins and Gene Therapy." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
3:00 PM Program in Neuroscience and Education Seminar. Dr. David M. Amodio, Associate Professor of Psychology and Neural Science; Principal Investigator, Social Neuroscience Lab, NYU, "Motivated Perception as Self-regulation: Evidence from the Brain and Behavior." 147 Horace Mann.
5:00 PM Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute Seminar. Dr. Vladimir J. Kefalov, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, "Cone Visual Cycle in the Mammalian Retina." Eye Institute, 7th Floor Amphitheater.
Tuesday, May 6
Noon Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. David L. Levens, Chief, Gene Regulation Section, Laboratory of Pathology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, "Control Theory of MYC Function and Expression." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Wednesday, May 14
1:30 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Matthew T. Maurano, Senior Fellow, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, "Regulatory Variation and Human Disease." 301 HHSC.
Thursday, May 15
9:00 AM Naomi Berrie Diabetes Conference. Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Patti, Investigator, Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism; Director, Genomics Core Laboratory, Joslin Diabetes Center, "Prenatal Nutrition Effects." Russ Berrie Pavilion, 1st Floor Classroom # 2.
Friday, May 16
Noon Center for Infection and Immunity Seminar. Dr. Martin Schwemmle, Professor, Department of Virology, University of Freiburg, "Reverse Genetic Analysis of a Bat Influenza Virus." MSPH Rosenfield Building, 8th Floor Auditorium.
Tuesday, May 20
2:00 PM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Erika Haydu, Laboratory of Dr. Adolfo Ferrando, "The Role of FBXL4 in Mitochondrial Encephalopathy and in T-cell Leukemia." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Friday, May 23
2:00 PM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Yuan-Ping Huang, Laboratory of Dr. Hynek Wichterle, "NET Zinc Finger Proteins Direct Embryonic Stem Cells Towards Neuroectoderm." Pathology Library, PH 15 West.
Tuesday, May 27
4:30 PM The Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Basic Sciences. Dr. Richard S. Mann, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, "Lessons from the Fly: From Development to Behavior." P&S Alumni Auditorium.

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