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Seminars and Events

2007 - 2008

Thursday, October 11
Noon Institute of Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Tsutomu Chiba, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, "p53 Mutation Induced by the Aberrant Expression of AID (Activation-induced cytidine-deaminase) in H.pylori Infected Gastric Epithelium." ICRC Bldg., 1-114.
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. Bernard W. Balleine, Professor, Department of Psychology, UCLA, "Choice and Decision Making in Cortico-Basal Ganglia Networks." NI Alumni Auditorium.
2:00 PM Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Jason D. Lieb, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, "Genome-wide Identification of DNA Elements Governing Chromatin Function in C. elegans and Humans." 301 HHSC.
3:00 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. Martin T. Zanni, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Watching Amyloid Fiber Formation with Rapid-scan Two-dimensional IR Spectroscopy." 209 Havemeyer Hall.
4:30 PM The Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Professorship Lecture I. Dr. Thomas C. Südhof, Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, "How Calcium Triggers Neurotransmitter Release." 401 HHSC.
5:30 PM Cellular, Molecular, Structural and Genetic Studies Student Seminar. Eileen Flowers, Laboratory of Dr. Oliver Hobert, "Genes Required for Left/Right Neuronal Asymmetry Specification in C. elegans." Pathology Library, PH 15 West.
Friday, October 12
Noon The Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Professorship Lecture II. Dr. Thomas C. Südhof, Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, "Neurexins and Neuroligins: Towards a Molecular Logic of Neural Circuits." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Noon Microbiology Student Seminars. Brian Houck-Loomis, Laboratory of Dr. Stephen Goff, and Milica Momcilovic, Laboratory of Dr. Marian Carlson, "Research Updates." 1504 HHSC.
1:00 PM Neurobiology and Behavior Thesis Defense Seminar. Marina Belova, Laboratory of Dr. Daniel Salzman, "Representation of Value in Primate Amygdala during Reinforcement Learning." NYSPI Hellman Auditorium, 1st Floor, 1051 Riverside Drive.
2:30 PM Theoretical Neuroscience Seminar. Dr. Jonathan D. Victor, Professor, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Cornell University, "Estimation of Information from Neural Data: Why it is Challenging, and Why Many Approaches are Useful." Kolb Annex, 7th Floor Conference Room.
Monday, October 15
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Michael A. Frohman, Professor and Chair of Pharmacology, Stony Brook University, "A Common Role for a Signaling Lipid in Membrane Fusion During Regulated Exocytosis and Mitochondrial Fusion." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Richard W. Carthew, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Northwestern University, "Mechanism and Functions of Regulatory Small RNAs." 700 Fairchild.
4:00 PM Institute of Human Nutrition Distinguished Lecture. Dr. Derek LeRoith, Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, "The Increased Risk of Cancer in Obesity and T2DM: Mouse Models Provide Evidence for Mechanisms." Faculty Club, P&S 4-446.
Tuesday, October 16
4:00 PM Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Frédéric Geissmann, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Pathology, University of Paris-Rene-Descartes Medical School, "Monocytes and the Mononuclear Phagocyte System." 312 HHSC.
Wednesday, October 17
1:00 PM Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar. Dr. Scott M. Hammond, Assistant Professor, Cell and Development Biology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, "MicroRNAs in Development and Disease." ICRC Bldg., 1-114.
Thursday, October 18
4:00 PM The Twenty-Third Annual Kenneth F. Naidorf Memorial Lecture. Dr. Joel L. Rosenbaum, Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Yale University, "How the Studies of Flagellar Assembly in the Bi-flagellate Alga chlamydomonas Led to the Ciliary Hypothesis of PKD and to the Ciliary Basis of Other Developmental Diseases." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
7:30 PM The Harvey Society Lecture. Dr. Joseph S. Takahashi, Professor in the Life Sciences, Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University, "Clock Genes, Cell Autonomy and Circadian Organization in Mammals." Caspary Hall, York Avenue at 66th Street.
Friday, October 19
5:00 PM W. Alden Spencer Lectures. Dr. David Julius, Professor of Molecular Biology and Medicine, Chairman, Department of Physiology, University of California-San Francisco, "From Peppers to Peppermints: Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway" and Dr. Charles Zuker, Professor of Neurobiology, University of California-San Diego, "The Receptors, Cells and Coding Logic for Mammalian Taste." 401 HHSC.
Monday, October 22
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Berl R. Oakley, Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University, "Functions of Gamma-tubulin in Mitotic and Cell Cycle Regulation." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Wednesday, October 24
Noon Microbiology Seminar. Dr. Daniel J. Lew, Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Professor of Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, "Control of Cell Polarity in Yeast." 312 HHSC.
Friday, October 26
Noon Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. James J. Chou, Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, "Structure and Mechanism of the M2 Proton Channel of Influenza A Virus." 523 BB.
Monday, October 29
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Vladimir Gelfand, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, "Organelle Transport: Moving on Moving Tracks." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.