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UPCOMING EVENTS:

April 21-24, 2014
Health Sciences Research Week 2014

Weekly MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

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Current week's schedule

4/17/2014 11:56 AM

Monday, April 14, 2014

 

04/14      12:00 PM       FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRIC RESEARCH: 

'Novel Treatments of Common Disease Based on the Study of Rare Mendelian Disorders' by Val Sheffield, MD, PhD, Pediatris, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, HHMI

East Room

 

04/14      12:30 PM       PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH SEMINAR: 

'Preschool Depression:  Early Experience & Brain Development' by Joan Luby, MD, Child Psychiatry, Washington U School of Medicine

Ziffren 1502 JCP

 

04/14      03:30 PM       BIOSTATISTICS SEMINAR: 

'Gene Isoform Identification by Second/Third Generation Sequencing' by Kin Fai Au, PhD, Internal Medicine

S030 CPHB

 

04/14      04:00 PM       HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS: 

'Population Database Studies of Cancer Treatment Benefit:  Nicety or Necessity?' by Elizabeth Chrischilles, PhD, Epidemiology

Med Alumni Aud

 

04/14      04:00 PM       GENETICS SEMINAR: 

'Evolution of the Animal Face: from Principles to Mechanisms' by Arkhat Abzhanov, Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, Harvard U

Kollros Aud 101 BBE

                                                                                                                                                            

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

 

04/15      09:30 AM       MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR: 

'Sorting out posttranslational modifications in homology-directed DNA repair' by Maria Spies, PhD, Biochemistry

5-669 BSB

 

04/15      10:30 AM       PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'Psychedelics: Coming of Age?' by David Nichols, PhD, Emeritus, Medicinal Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue U

1117 MERF

(Co-sponsored by: Medicinal & Natural Products Chemistry)

 

04/15      11:00 AM       BIOINFORMATICS SEMINAR: 

'Network analysis of microbial pathogens' by Jason Papin, PhD, Biomedical Engineering, U of Virginia

2117 MERF

 

04/15      11:00 AM       COLLEGE OF NURSING  SPECIAL SEMINAR: 

'Community Engaged Research: How to make research come alive in the targeted communities we desire to serve & learn from' by Cynthia Barnes-Boyd, PhD, FAAN, U of Illinois-Chicago Center for Clinical & Translational Science

4th Fl Lounge, CNB

 

04/15      12:00 PM       NEUROLOGY GRAND ROUNDS: 

'Neurogenetics' by Ergun Uc, MD, Neurology & Michael Shy, MD, Neurology

Damasio S715 GH

 

04/15      12:30 PM       BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP: 

'TBA' by Brandon Davies, PhD, Biochemistry

283 EMRB

 

04/15      03:00 PM       MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'To Build a Biofilm' by George O'Toole, PhD, Microbiology & Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Watzke Aud BSB

 

04/15      04:00 PM       NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR: 

'Data Blitz'

2189 MERF

 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 

04/16      08:00 AM       HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS: 

'Targeting the PD-1 pathway: mobilizing the immune system to treat cancer' by Suzanne Topalian, MD, Surgery & Oncology,  Johns Hopkins U

Med Alumni E331 GH

 

04/16      09:00 AM       IOWA PAIN RESEARCH PROGRAM SEMINAR: 

Presenters: Karl Kreder, MD, MBA & Susan Lutgendorf, PhD

2117 MERF

 

04/16      09:30 AM       MICROBIOLOGY PHD THESIS SEMINAR: 

'Biochemical characterization of Ebola virus GP' by Nicholas Lennemann, PhD (Maury Lab)

Beisner Aud BSB

 

04/16      12:00 PM       DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR: 

'A Brief Update on the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center:  Insulin Resistence in Heart Failure--Something New' by E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Director, FOEDRC

1289 CBRB

 

04/16      01:00 PM       ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR: 

'Investigating the role of Gon4-like in cell cycle regulation during B lymphopoiesis' by Jennifer Barr (Colgan Lab)

MacEwen 1-561 BSB

 

04/16      02:00 PM       IMMUNOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'Pro inflammatory carcinogenesis- the flip side of the immune microenvironment' by Drew Pardoll, MD, PhD, Oncology, Medicine, Pathology & Molecular Biology & Genetics, Johns Hopkins U

2117 MERF

(Sponsored by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center)

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

 

04/17      08:00 AM       CYSTIC FIBROSIS RESEARCH SEMINAR: 

'Quorem sensing and quenching in the Staphylococci' by Alex Horswill, PhD, Microbiology

2114 ML

 

04/17      11:30 AM       EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'TBA' by Barbara Stegmann, MD (PhD Candidate)

Ellig N120 CPHB

 

04/17      11:30 AM       FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'Mitochondrial Complex II Activity Regulates PCB-Quinone Induced Toxicity' by Wusheng Xiao (Goswami Lab)

1117 MERF

 

04/17      12:00 PM       PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS: 

W256 GH

 

04/17      12:00 PM       BIOINFORMATICS USERS GROUP: 

Kelch 1289 CBRB

 

04/17      12:00 PM       INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS: 

Med Alumni E331 GH

 

04/17      12:30 PM       PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP: 

'Critical Role of the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System in Metabolic Rate Control' by Kristin Claflin (Grobe Lab)

Spivey Aud 2 BSB

 

04/17      01:00 PM       MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'Therapeutic Potential of Targeting the IKKε-TRAF2 Phosphorylation Axis in NF-κB-driven Mature B-cell Malignancies' by Lauren Workman (Habelhah lab)

 -&- 'Role of PKM2 in Schweinfurthin's Anticancer Activities' by Choaqun Zheng (Hohl lab)

Kelch 1289 CBRB

 

04/17      02:00 PM       INFECTIOUS DISEASE GRAND ROUNDS: 

ICTS C44-A GH

 

04/17      05:00 PM       Café Scientifique  PRESENTS: 

'Black Holes' by Catherine Whiting, PhD Candidate, Physics & Astronomy

High Ground Café, IC

 

Friday, April 18, 2014

 

04/18      08:30 AM       PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH GROUP: 

'Epithelial to mesenchymal transition in prostate cancer biology & therapy' by Michael Henry, PhD, Pathology & Physiology

3181E MERF

 

04/18      09:00 AM       INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE: 

'Hospital-level Variation in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Outcome in VA Healthcare System' by Michihiko Goto, MD, Infectious Diseases

ICTS C44A GH

 

04/18      09:00 AM       BIOLOGY PHD THESIS SEMINAR: 

'Wnt/Planar Cell Polarity Mechanisms in Epilepsy & Interactions with Ciliopathy' by Xue Mei (Slusarski Lab)

B20 BB

 

04/18      09:00 AM       MICROBIOLOGY PHD THESIS SEMINAR: 

'Regulation of virulence gene expression by Rsm homologs in Pseudomonas aeruginosa' by Manisha Diaz (Yahr Lab)

1117 MERF

 

04/18      10:30 AM       HUMAN TOXICOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR: 

'Modeling human & environmental systems at urban scales for environmental health science applications' by Scott Spak, PhD, UI School of Urban & Regional Planning

2117 MERF (NEW LOCATION!)

 

04/18      11:00 AM       MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY DISSERTATION SEMINAR: 

'Neutrophil priming & host inflammation: the roles of NOX2 & Toll-like receptors' by Laura Whitmore (Moreland Lab)

2189 MERF

 

04/18      12:00 PM       PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS: 

'PIMMI-Pediatric Interdisciplinary Morbidity, Mortality & Improvement' by Erik Edens, MD, PhD, Pediatrics

B111 ML

 

04/18      12:00 PM       PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE: 

'Patient, Provider & Policy-Based Approaches to Tobacco Control' by Mark Vander Weg, PhD, General IntMed & Psychology

Smith W256 GH

 

04/18      12:30 PM       CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM: 

'A Novel Mechanistic Paradigm for Cross-Coupling' by Gary Molander, PhD, Chemistry, U Pennsylvania

W128 CB

 

04/18      02:00 PM       MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY DISSERTATION SEMINAR: 

'miR-888: A novel cancer-testis antigen that targets the progesterone receptor in endometrial cancer' by Adriann Hovey (Leslie lab)

2117 MERF

 

04/18      04:00 PM       BIOLOGY SEMINAR: 

'Molecular mechanisms of synaptic specificity & synapse formation in C. elegans' by Kang Shen, PhD, Biology, Stanford U

101 BBE

 

04/18     05:00 PM       NEUROSURGERY RESEARCH CONFERENCE: 

'Transcriptome analysis of seizure focus resection patients' by Dr. Andrew Grossbach, Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery Lecture Ctr 1603 JCP

 


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