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Seminars and Events
2018


Monday, January 22
10:00 AM Neuroscience & ZMBBI Seminar. Flavio Donato, PhD, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, "Beyond reality: build neural circuits to support abstract representations." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
10:50 AM Neuroscience & ZMBBI Seminar. Ioana Carcea, MD, PhD, New York University School of Medicine, "Social transmissioin of maternal behavior." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
11:40 AM Neuroscience & ZMBBI Seminar. Yasmine El-Shamayleh, PhD, University of Washington, "Neural circuits for visual form processing in monkeys." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
Noon Pathology & Cell Biology Basic Science Seminar. Christopher Shoemaker, PhD, Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, "Assembling the building blocks: assembling the gentic bluepring for autophagy." P&S 16-405.
Tuesday, January 23
10:00 AM Neuroscience & ZMBBI Seminar. Seth Shipman, PhD, Harvard University, "Molecular recording: capture and storage of data in the genome of a cell." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
10:50 AM Neuroscience & ZMBBI Seminar. Sung Soo Kim, PhD, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI, "Attractor dynamics in the Drosophila central brain." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
11:40 AM Neuroscience & ZMBBI Seminar. Hyungbae Kwon, PhD, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, "Imaging learning at synapses and circuits." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Ruhong Zhou, PhD, Distinguished Research Staff Manager, Soft Matter Science, IBM TJ Watson Research Certer, "HIV vaccine development: binding free energy of TCR/Peptide/HLA complexes." BB 724.
4:00 PM Genetics & Development Seminar. David Cortez, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, "Functions of ssDNA binding proteins in maintaining genome stability." VEC 201.
4:00 PM Zuckerman Institute Seminar. Rebecca Saxe, PhD, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT, "Imaging infants: the origins of the social brain." JLGSC L9-065. Reservation strongly encouraged: https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-events.
Wednesday, January 24
Noon Microbiology & Immunology Seminar. Christopher Hunter, BSc, PhD, Professor and Chair of Pathology, Mindy Halikman Heyer President’s Distinguished Chair, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, "Regulatory networks that limit infection induced pathology." HHSC 301.
Noon Pathology & Cell Biology Basic Science Seminar Shai Bel, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Lora Hooper Lab, Department of Immunology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, "Secretory autophagy is a novel defense mechanism in the intestine." P&S 16-405.
3:00 PM Systems Biology Special Seminar. Michael Lynch, PhD, Center Director, the Biodesign Institute, Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, "Mutation, drift, and the origin of subcellular features." ICRC 816.
4:00 PM Distinguished Lecture in Precision Medicine. Douglas C Wallace, PhD, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennylvania, "A mitochondrion etiology of the common complex diseases." VEC 201.
Thursday, January 25
10:00 AM The Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture #1. Jeffrey I Gordon, MD, Dr. Robert J Glaser Distinguished University Professor, Director, Edison Family Center for Genome Science and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, "The gut microbiota and childhood undernutrition: looking at human developmental biology from a microbial perspective." CEPSR 412.
1:00 PM Pathobiology & Molecular Medicine Thesis Defense. Jennifer Crowe, Shan Zha Lab, "Phosphorylation dependent structural function of DNA-PKcs in DNA repair and hematopoiesis." ICRC Auditorium.
2:00 PM Systems Biology Seminar. Heng Li, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Broad Institute, Cambridge, "Single-cell whole-genome amplification with Linear Amplification via Transposon Insertion (LIANTI)." ICRC 8th floor common lounge.
3:30 PM The Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Lecture #2. Jeffrey I Gordon, MD, Dr. Robert J Glaser Distinguished University Professor, Director, Edison Family Center for Genome Science and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, "The development of microbiota-directed foods." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, January 26
Noon Cardiovascular Seminar. Walter J Koch, PhD, William Wikoff Smith Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor and Chair, Pharmacology, Professor and Director, Center for Translational Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, "Targeting GRK2 in cardiac injury and failure." PH 10-204.
Monday, January 29
Noon Pathology & Cell Biology Basic Science Seminar. Ankur Jain, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ronald Vale Lab, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, "RNA aggregation in neurodegenerative disease." P&S 16-405.
3:00 PM Columbia Aging Center & Epidemiology Special Lecture. Katherine Ornstein, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine and the Institute for Translational Epidemiology, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, "Reframing healthcare beyond the individual: a focus on serious illness and end-of-life care." Allan Rosenfield Hess Commons.
Tuesday, January 30
Noon ICG Seminar. Louis M Staudt, MD, PhD, Director, center for Cancer Genomics, Co-Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, NCI, "Precision oncology strategies for lymphoma therapy." ICRC Florence Irving Auditorium.
Noon Physiology & Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Kevin Foskett, PhD, Isaac Ott Professor and Chair of Physiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, "The ion channel mechanism of rapid purinergic neurotransmission of GPCR-medicated tastes." BB 724.
Wednesday, January 31
Noon Pathology & Cell Biology Basic Science Seminar. Huaiying Zhang, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Michael Lampson Lab, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, "Optogenetic control of phase transition in biology and disease." P&S 16-405.
Thursday, February 1
Noon Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar. Serena M Dudek, PhD, Neurobiology Lab, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, "Deciphering the physiology and functioin of hippocampal area CA2." NI Auditorium.
4:30 PM The third Innovation in Biological & Medical Sciences Distinguished Lecture. George Yancopoulos, MD, PhD, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron, "Building a better biotech: the story of Regeneron." VEC 201.
Monday, February 5
Noon Nutritional & Metabolic Biology Doctoral Research Seminar. Yi-Ting Tsai, Stephen Tsang Lab, "Mechanism and therapy for genetic retinal diseases." Russ Berrie Room 1.
Thursday, February 22
4:00 - 6:00 PM CMBS Career Development Seminar. Nick Arpaia, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Ellen Ezratty, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University. Pathology Fenoglio Library, PH 15 West.
Thursday, March 8
4:00 - 6:00 PM CMBS Career Development Seminar. Geri Kreitzer, PhD, Associate Medical Professor of CCNY and Victor Lin, PhD, Director of Transgenic Facility, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Medcial Center. Pathology Fenoglio Library, PH 15 West.
Thursday, April 19
4:00 - 6:00 PM CMBS Career Development Seminar. Omar Jabado, PhD, Senior Research Investigator at Bristol Meyers Squib, Andre Limnander, PhD, Staff Scientist at Regeneron, and Tingting Zhang, PhD, Advisor at Oncology External Innovation, Eli Lilly and Company. Pathology Fengolio Library, PH 15 West.
Thursday, May 10
4:00 - 6:00 PM CMBS Career Development Seminar. Latarsha Carithers, PhD, Scientific Review Officer at NIH and Luca Grajkowska, PhD, Medical Education Content Manager at Muscular Dystrophy Association. Pathology Fengolio Library, PH 15 West.
Thursday, May 24
4:00 - 6:00 PM CMBS Career Development Seminar. Katherine Lelli, PhD, Senior Consultant at Insight Strategy Advisors and Kip Ktur, PhD, Consultant at OrbiMed Healthcare Fund Management. Pathology Fengolio Library, PH 15 West.

 
 
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