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Seminars and Events
2013 - 2014

Monday, April 14
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. John C. Fyfe, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, "Comparative Medical Genetics: Canine Models of Cobalamin Malabsorption." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
3:00 PM Program in Neuroscience and Education Seminar. Dr. Eric J. Nestler, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience; Director, Friedman Brain Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, "New Insights into the Neurobiology of Depression." 147 Horace Mann.
3:15 PM Stem Cell Initiative Seminar. LouJin Song, Laboratory of Dr. Masayuki Yazawa, "Efficient Stem Cell Modeling of Human Cardiac Diseases;" Dr. Claire de la Cova, Associate Research Scientist, Laboratory of Dr. Iva Greenwald, “SEL-10/Fbw7-dependent Negative Feedback Regulates EGFR-Ras-Raf-ERK Signaling in C. elegans." 312 HHSC.
Tuesday, April 15
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Yihong Wan, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center "Therapeutic Blockade of Osteoporosis and Cancer Bone Metastatic Niche by microRNA." 312 HHSC.
Wednesday, April 16
Noon The 20th Harry M. Rose Memorial Lecture in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Thomas E. Shenk, Professor of Life Sciences in Molecular Biology, Princeton University, "Sirtuins are Viral Restriction Factors." 301 HHSC.
Thursday, April 17
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Kimberly M. Huber, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center, "Mechanisms of Synapse Elimination by Autism-Linked Genes." NI Alumni Auditorium.
3:45 PM Biostatistics Seminar. Dr. Stephane Aris-Brosou, Associate Professor, Department of Biology and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa, "Molecular Epidemiology: Predicting the Future, Past and Present of Transmission Networks of RNA Viruses." MSPH Rosenfield Building, Hess Commons.
Friday, April 18
11:30 AM Neurotheory Seminar. Dr. Lai-Sang Young, Professor of Science and Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute, NYU, "Emergent Dynamics in a Model of Visual Cortex." Kolb Annex, 7th Floor Conference Room.
Noon Genetics and Development Student Seminar. Meredith Peterson, Laboratory of Dr. Richard Mann, "Decoding Motor Neuron Development and ‘cracking’ Locomotor Circuits in Adult Drosophila." 312 HHSC.
Monday, April 21
Noon Institute of Human Nutrition Seminar. Dr. Jessica C. Fanzo, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, "The Multi-sectoral Causes and Consequences of Chronic Undernutrition: Nutrition-Specific and -Sensitive Solutions to Reducing Stunting." 301 HHSC.
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Gopal Thinakaran, Professor of Neurobiology, Neurology and Pathology, The University of Chicago, "Cell Biology of Alzheimer's Disease Beta-Amyloid Production." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
3:00 PM Program in Neuroscience and Education Seminar. Dr. Vincent P. Ferrera, Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, "Flexible Decision-making in Prefrontal Cortex and Dorsal Striatum." 147 Horace Mann.
Tuesday, April 22
Noon Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Jon C. Aster, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, "Notch Signaling in Cancer." ICRC Bldg., First Floor Auditorium.
Thursday, April 24
5:00 PM Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute Seminar. Dr. Dean Bok, Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Retinal Cell Biology Laboratory, UCLA, "Complement Dysregulation in Age-Related and Recessive Stargardt Macular Dystrophy." Eye Institute, 7th Floor Amphitheater.

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