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Seminars and Events
2014 - 2015

Tuesday, September 16
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Neal S. Silverman, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, "Responding on the Fly: Innate Immune Recognition and Signal Transduction in Drosophila." 312 HHSC.
Wednesday, September 17
1:00 PM Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Wei Min, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, "Seeing Molecular Vibrations: Chemical Imaging for Biomedicine." Kolb Annex, 3rd Floor Conference Room.
4:00 PM Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Seminar. Dr. Edward E. Partridge, Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama, "Our Failure to Deliver and What Can do About It." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Thursday, September 18
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Veronica A. Alvarez, Investigator, Section on Neuronal Structure, Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - NIH, "Synaptic Mechanisms Underlying the Behavioral Response to Cocaine." 301 HHSC.
Monday, September 22
1:00 PM Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Thomas J. Montine, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Washington - Seattle, "Precision Medicine: Clarity for the Clinical & Molecular Complexity of Dementia." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
3:45 PM Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. James E. Rothman, Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology, Yale University, "Regulation of Neurotransmitter Release." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
4:15 PM Physics Colloquium. Dr. Klaus Kern, Professor of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Director and Scientific Member, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, "The Small Frontier: Imaging Molecular Functionality." 428 Pupin Hall.
Tuesday, September 23
11:30 AM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Hynek Wichterle, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, "Untangling Motor Neuron Chromatin." 312 HHSC.
5:00 PM The 40th Annual Andrew Mark Lippard Memorial Lecture. Dr. Cori I. Bargmann, Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University, "Using Fixed Circuits to Generate Flexible Behaviors." 401 HHSC.
Thursday, September 25
Noon Pharmacology and Molecular Signaling Thesis Defense Seminar. Mariam Konate, Laboratory of Dr. Dennis Vitkup, "Structure-Based Genome Scale Function Prediction and Reconstruction of the Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Metabolic Network." BB 7-724.
1:00 PM Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Elisabeth Binder, Director, Department of Translational Research in Psychiatry and Stress-related Disorders, Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, "Genetic Moderator of the First Molecular Response to Stress Risk and Protective Factors for the Development of Stress-related Psychiatric Disorders." HHSC LL106.
Monday, September 29
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Primal de Lanerolle, Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, College of Medicine, University of Illinois - Chicago, "Actin and Myosins in the Nucleus: Different Forms, Different Functions." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
6:30 PM Barnard College Seminar. Dr. Arthur Arnold, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, UCLA; Dr. Daphna Joel, Professor, School of Psychological Sciences and School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University; Dr. Rebecca Jordan-Young, Associate Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Barnard College; and Dr. Rae Silver, Professor of Natural and Physical Sciences, Departments of Psychology, Barnard College and Columbia University, and Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, "Sexes, Genders, and Brains: Four Scientists, Four Perspectives." Event Oval, The Diana Center, Barnard.
Tuesday, September 30
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Jessica E. Treisman, Professor, The Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, "Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Development in Drosophila." 312 HHSC.
Monday, October 13
4:30 PM Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities. Dr. Pamela H. Smith, Professor, Department of History, "Science, Art and Medicine: A Historian in the Laboratory." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
Tuesday, October 14
Noon Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Raul Mostoslavsky, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Research Scholar, Massachussets General Hospital Cancer Center, "Linking Metabolism, Epigenetics and Cancer: SIRT6 Provides Some Clues." ICRC Bldg., 1st Floor Auditorium.
Friday, October 17
5:00 PM 37th Annual W. Alden Spencer Lecture. Dr. Eric Gouaux, Senior Scientist, Vollum Institute, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, "Exciting Developments on Depression: How Antagonists and Inhibitors Block the Activity of the NMDA Receptor and Biogenic Amine Transporters." P&S Alumni Auditorium.

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