Spring Seminar Series

2015 PATHOBIOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAM
SPRING SEMINAR SERIES
Thursdays, 4:00pm
70 Ship Street, Room 107
DATE SPEAKER LECTURE TITLE HOST

January
22

Irina Burd, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor GYN/OB and Neurology
Johns Hopkins University

Interleukin-1 Receptor Blockade in Perinatal Brain Injury Surendra Sharma

January
29

Michael Brown, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Nephrology
University of Virginia

Inherited resistance to virus infection Laurent Brossay

February
5

Emiko Mizoguchi, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
TBD Chun Geun Lee

February
12

Timothy K. Lu, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering
MIT
Massively Parallel Combinatorial Genetics Peter Belenky

February
19

Steven C. Katz, M.D., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Boston University School of Medicine
T Cell Based Immunotherapy for Liver and Peritoneal Tumors Al Ayala

February
26

Ian Wong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Brown University

Collective and Individual Migration after the Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Pathobiology Graduate Program

March
5

 

Peter A. Nigrovic, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Modulating Neutrophil Migration via beta 2 Integrins Craig Lefort

March
12

Damian J. Krysan, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center
Antifungal Drug Discovery in the Academic Setting Joseph Bliss

March
19

William C. Sessa, Ph.D.
Alfred Gilman Professor of Pharmacology
Yale University
TBD Elizabeth Harrington

April
2

Kerri Mowen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
The Scripps Research Institute - La Jolla
TBD Jonathan Reichner

April
9

Rebecca Page, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Brown University
TBD Pathobiology Graduate Program

April
16

Christopher V. Carman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
The Cellular and Biomechanical Mechanisms for Maintaining Vascular Endothelial Integrity Pathobiology Graduate Students

April
23

David C. Dorman, DVM, Ph.D.
Professor of Toxicology
College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
What the Nose Knows:  A Toxicologist's Exploration of Olfactory Function Tom Bartnikas

April
30

Mary Petzke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
New York Medical College
Gene Expression Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease Paul Knopf
2014 PATHOBIOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAM
SPRING SEMINAR SERIES
Thursdays, 4:00pm
70 Ship Street, Room 107

 

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

HOST

January
23

Patrycja M. Dubielecka, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Leukemic stem cells and their microenvironment Jonathan Reichner

January
30

Wuyuan Lu, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

D-peptide Drug Discovery for Anticancer Therapy Qian Chen

February
13

Stephanie C. Eisenbarth, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

Regulating the Regulators:  Dendritic Cell Migration and Adaptive Immunity Jonathan Reichner
February 20

John R. Coleman, Ph.D., A.M.
Professor Emeritus of Biology
Brown University

Thalidomide:  A Story of Greed, Heroism, and Tragedy Richard Freiman
February 27 Kim Boekelheide, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Science
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Brown University
Maintaining and Measuring Male Germ Line Integrity Pathobiology Graduate Program
March 6

Gustavo Mostoslavsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine

Next Generation Regeneration: iPSC for Disease Modeling and Therapy Thomas Bartnikas
March 13

Gilad Barnea, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Brown University

The Neural Circuitry Underlying Olfactory Perception Christine Biron
March 20

Elisabetta Ullu, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology
Yale University

Small RNA Binding Proteins Control the Developmental Progression to Infectivity in Trypanosoma brucei

Christopher
de Graffenried

April 3

Robbert Creton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medical Science and Director, Leduc Bioimaging Facility,
Brown University

Effects of Environmental Factors on the Developing Brain Jonathan Reichner
April 10

Bruce Beutler, M.D.
Professor, Center for Genetics of Host Defense
UT Southwestern

50th Annual
Charles A. Stuart Memorial Lecture


Alpert Medical School, Room 170

 

Analyzing Immunity by Random Mutagenesis and High Speed Positional Cloning

Christine Biron
April 17

James L. Keck, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Biomolecular Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Structural Mechanisms of DNA Replication Restart Richard Bennett
April 24

Nikia A. Laurie, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology & Epigenomics Program, Lurie Children's Research Center, Chicago

Elucidating the Role of MicroRNAs in Retinoblastoma Pathobiology and IMSD Programs
May 1

Julie K. Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

How Gut Bacteria Enhance Enteric Virus Infectivity Pathobiology Graduate Students

 

Any questions or comments regarding the Pathobiology Seminar Series please contact: jonathan_reichner@brown.edu,richard_bennett@brown.edu, or michele_welindt@brown.edu