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Seminars and Events
2016 - 2017

Monday, March 6
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Daniela Cimini, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Biocomplexity Institute, Virginia Tech, "Causes and Consequences of Chromosome Mis-segregation and Aneuploidy." Todd Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Peter Andolfatto, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, "Dissecting the Molecular Evolution of Toxin Insensitivity: Insights into the Constraints on Adaptation." 601 Fairchild.
4:15 PM Society and Neuroscience Seminar. Dr. Narendra S. Bhatt, Honorary Research Director and Adjunct Professor, BVDU College of Ayurveda, Pune, India; Dr. Ellen A. Lumpkin, Associate Professor of Somatosensory Biology, Departments of Dermatology and Physiology & Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University Medical Center; Dr. Peter Wayne, Associate Professor of Medicine and Research Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, "Neuroscience in the Body: Perspectives at the Periphery." Buell Hall, East Gallery.
4:30 PM Precision Medicine Lecture. Dr. Herbert W. Virgin, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Immunology; Professor, Departments of Molecular Microbiology and Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, "Transkingdom Interactions with the Virome Regulate the Genotype/phenotype Relationship." VEC 201.
Tuesday, March 7
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Rong Li, Distinguished Professor, Department of Cell Biology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, "How Eukaryotic Cells Adapt to the Changing Environment." 301 HHSC.
6:30 PM Journalism Seminar. Susan Matthews, Slate; Virginia Hughes, Buzzfeed; James Hamblin, The Atlantic; Sarika Bansal, Medium's "Development Set;" Eliene Augenbraun, Nature Research Group, "Writing about Science for International Media." 516 Hamilton Hall.
Wednesday, March 8
Noon Microbiology and Immunology Seminar. Dr. Virginia A. Zakian, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, "How Telomeres Respond to Environmental Stress." 301 HHSC.
Thursday, March 9
11:00 AM Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Studies Thesis Defense Seminar. Sakellarios Zairis, Laboratory of Dr. Raul Rabadan, "Quantitative Approaches to the Genomics of Clonal Evolution." ICRC Bldg., Room 8-816.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Andreas Luthi, Senior Group Leader, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Basel, "Deconstructing Fear." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, March 10
11:00 AM Neurotheory Seminar. Dr. Gaby Maimon, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function, Rockefeller University, "A Circuit Architecture for Angular Integration in Drosophila." 5th floor Conference Room, Jerome L. Greene Science Center.
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Mona Eskandari, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, "Medically Driven Engineering Framework for Pulmonary Mechanics." 633 Mudd Bldg.
3:00 PM Environmental Health Sciences Seminar. Dr. Micaela E. Martinez, Associate Research Scholar, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, "The Finest Tuned Clocks: Biological Rhythms & Epidemics." MSPH Rosenfield Bldg., 722 West 168th St., Room 1101.
Monday, March 13
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Andrei A. Korostelev, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, "Ribosome as a Stress Sensor: Mechanism of Stringent Response Activation by RelA." 601 Fairchild.
Tuesday, March 14
Noon Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Gino Cingolani, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, "Three-dimensional Context Rather than NLS Amino Acid Sequence Determines Importin α Subtype Specificity for Ran Exchange Factor RCC1." P&S 11-505.
4:00 PM Genetics and Development / Aging Center Seminar. Dr. Anne Brunet, Professor, Department of Genetics; Co-director, Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging, Stanford University, "Understanding and Modeling Aging." 301 HHSC.
Wednesday, March 15
11:00 AM Stem Cell Initiative Seminar. Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Professor, Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences; Director, Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, Oregon Health and Science University, "Germline and Somatic mtDNA Mutations." 301 HHSC.
Tuesday, March 21
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Nicholas E. Baker, Professor, Department of Genetics; Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology; Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, "Ribosomal Proteins, Cell Competition, and Growth." 301 HHSC.
Thursday, March 23
Noon epiCURE Skin Disease Resource-Based Center and Alopecia Areata Center of Research Translation Seminar. Dr. Robert Modlin, Professor and Chief of Dermatology, UCLA Medical Center. "Antimicrobial CTL, A Subset Defined by NK Receptors, Kill Intracellular Bacteria." 301 HHSC.

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