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Monday, February 2, 2015

2/2/2015 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Mitochondrial Physiology: Novel Concepts”
    by William Sivitz, MD, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology & Metabolism
Kelch 1289 CBRB

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

2/3/2015 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "Unusual mode of DNA replication leads to massive genomic instabilities”
    by Anna Malkova, PhD, Biology
5-669 BSB

2/3/2015 PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Structural enzymology to understand redox-active enzyme function”
    by Mishtu Dey, PhD, Chemistry
1117 MERF

2/3/2015 NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Cortical Dynamics & Parkinson's Disease”
    by Nandakumar Narayanan, MD, PhD, Neurology
Damasio (7th Fl, Elev C)

2/3/2015 SNMA & LMSA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT :
12:15:00 PM Nicole Nisly, MD, Associate Chair for Diversity, Professor of General Internal Medicine
(Lunch provided. All students welcome.)
1117 MERF

2/3/2015 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES :
3:00:00 PM "Enveloped virus entry: Mechanisms and regulation of membrane fusion”
    by Margaret Kielian, PhD, Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Watzke Aud 3 BSB

2/3/2015 MNPC SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS :
4:00:00 PM Second year Literature Review Seminar
"Thiazolidinone-Peptide Hybrids as Dengue Virus Protease Inhibitors with Antiviral Activity in Cell Culture”
    by Ernane de Souza, MNPC Grad Student
S538 PHAR

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

2/4/2015 SNMA & LMSA SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Children's Lives on the Texas/Mexico Border: A special presentation on unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America crossing the Texas-Mexico Border”
    by M4s Melissa Palma and Hana Khidir will talk about their experience on an elective rotation in the Rio Grande Valley and health disparities in these communities
(Lunch provided La Regia/La Michoacana)
2189 MERF

2/4/2015 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Sonic Hedgehog Signaling in Differentiated Human Airway Epithelia”
    by Suifang Mao, PhD (Welsh Lab)
5-669 BSB

2/4/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SCIENTISTS' SURVIVAL SKILLS SERIES :
12:30:00 PM "Cracking Comps”
    by Presented by a Student Panel
1-107 BSB

2/4/2015 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in epithelial stem/progenitor cells in mouse tracheal submucosal glands”
    by Thomas Lynch (Engelhardt Lab)
"The role of TFAP2A in the neural crest gene regulatory network”
    by Andrea Hallberg (Cornell Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

2/4/2015 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Sex-specific regulatory T cell dysfunction in a mouse model of Sjögren Syndrome”
    by Scott Lieberman, MD, PhD, Pediatrics - Rheumatology
283 EMRB

Thursday, February 5, 2015

2/5/2015 PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "The Role of Sur1-Trpm4 Channel in Human Stroke”
    by Rupal Mehta, MD, Pathology, U of Maryland
HP Smith W256 GH

2/5/2015 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM Darwin Day
"Why Doctors Need Darwin”
    by Marlene Zuk, PhD, Biological Sciences, U of Minnesota
Med Alum E331 GH

2/5/2015 PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Differential Control of the Metabolic and Cardiovascular Sympathetic Effects of Leptin by the Hypothalamic Arcuate Nucleus”
    by Balyssa Bell (Rahmouni Lab)
Spivey Aud 2 BSB

2/5/2015 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "DNA repair: from single molecules to mechanism-based therapeutics”
    by Maria Spies, PhD, Biochemistry
"Differential regulation of specific GPCRs by a new type of accessory proteins, MRAPs”
    by Julien Sebag, PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Kelch 1289 CBRB

Friday, February 6, 2015

2/6/2015 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "Characteristics of Transmitted HIV Drug Resistance among Low HIV Prevalence, Rural Iowans”
    by Thuy Nguyen
Bean Conf Rm SE301 GH

2/6/2015 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "NORM from shale gas waste discharges into natural areas”
    by Andrew Nelson (Schultz Lab)
2117 MERF

2/6/2015 NEUROLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Specific Aims for K08 (or K23?)”
    by Alberto Serrano-Pozo, MD, Neurology Resident
Sahs Library, Neuro Clinic

2/6/2015 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Sleep in the ICU”
    by Brian Gelbach, MD, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary/Crit Care
1459 PBDB

2/6/2015 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Provider Burnout and Fatigue Mitigation”
    by Robin Kopelman, MD, Psychiatry
East Room 8th Fl

2/6/2015 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM "Rapid Evolution in Silence: Adaptive Signal Loss in the Pacific Field Cricket”
    by Marlene Zuk, PhD,Biological Sciences, U of Minnesota
Kollros 101 BBE

2/6/2015 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:15:00 PM The Ida Cordelia Beam Lecture
"Gene Co-Option and the Evolution of Novelty”
    by Sean Carroll, PhD, HHMI Laboratory of Molecular Biology, U of Wisconsin, Madison
Kollros 101 BBE

Monday, February 9, 2015

2/9/2015 GENE THERAPY SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Electrolyte transport properties of cultured small airway epithelial cells from cystic fibrosis pigs”
    by Xiaopeng Li, PhD, Internal Medicine & Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (Zabner Lab)
1459 PBDB Conf Rm

2/9/2015 PHARMACOLOGY FACULTY RECRUITMENT SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "A Novel 7TM Receptor Signaling Pathway and its Role in Energy Homeostasis”
    by Masoud Ghamari-Langroudi, PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Vanderbilt U
(Co-sponsored by: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center)
Kelch 1289 CBRB

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

2/10/2015 PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "TBA”
    by Gary Pierce, PhD, Health & Human Physiology
1117 MERF

2/10/2015 PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "TBA”
    by Gary Pierce, PhD, Health & Human Physiology
1117 MERF

2/10/2015 MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES :
3:00:00 PM "Structural enzymology to understand redox-active enzyme function”
    by Mishtu Dey, PhD, Chemistry
Watzke Aud 3 BSB

2/10/2015 MNPC SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM Second Year Literature Review Seminar
"TBA”
    by Rondine Allen, MNPC Graduate Student
S538 PHAR

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

2/11/2015 IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Is cancer immunotherapy as good as advertised? Trials, tribulations, and some promising results”
    by David Lubaroff, PhD, Urology
283 EMRB

Thursday, February 12, 2015

2/12/2015 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "TBA”
    by Robert Mitchell, PhD, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, U of Louisville
5-669 BSB

2/12/2015 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM Internal Medicine Research Days
"TBA”
    by Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA, Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Med Alum E331 GH

2/12/2015 PULMONARY FACULTY RECRUITMENT SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM "Electrocautery Knife Assisted, EBUS Guided Forceps Biopsy: Cutting Edge Evaluation of the Mediastinum”
    by Kyle Bramley, MD, U of Pennsylvania
ICTS Conf Rm C44 GH

Friday, February 13, 2015

2/13/2015 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "TBA”
    by Lauren Kinkead
ICTS C44A GH

2/13/2015 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "Metabolic Phenotyping Core Facility Services and Specialities”
    by Dale Abel, PhD & Jamie Soto, Metabolic Phenotyping Center
2189 MERF

2/13/2015 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Creating a Representative U.S. Registry for Sarcoidosis”
    by Alicia Gerke, MD, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary/Crit Care
1459 PBDB

2/13/2015 IMMUNOLOGY THESIS SEMINAR :
12:00:00 PM "Novel roles for TCF-1 and LEF-1 in directing CD4+ T cell fate and silencing Cd4 genes in CD8+ T cells”
    by Farrah Steinke (Xue lab)
2117 MERF 2117 MERF

2/13/2015 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Stress signaling and protein homeostasis: insights from C. elegans”
    by Veena Prahlad, PhD, Biology
Kollros 101 BBE