Seminar Archives Fall-Winter-Spring 2013-2014

When and Where Presenter and Seminar Title
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Room A-250, 4:00 pm


Dilek Colak, PhD
(Jaffrey lab)

"The CGG Repeat Expansion Directs RNA-Mediated Epigenetic Silencing in Fragile X Syndrome"

  Rheanna Sand, PhD
(Hemmings lab)

"Volatile Anesthetics and Inactivation in the Bacterial Sodium Channel NaChBac"

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Suzanne Zukin, PhD
F.M. Kirby Professor of Neural Repair and Protection, Director, Neuropsychopharmacology Center Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"REST-Dependent Epigenetic Remodeling Drives the Developmental Switch in Synaptic NMDARs"

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Room A-250, 4:00 pm



Patrick Griffin, PhD
Professor and Chair, Molecular Therapeutics, Director, Translational Research Institute The Scripps Research Institute, Florida Campus

"Chemcal Biology and Nuclear Receptors: Mechanism of Action of Novel Sensitizers"

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Room A-250, 4:00 pm



Alex Kentsis, MD, PhD
Assistant Member, Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry Program, MSKCC; Assistant Attending, Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Hospital

"Understanding and Blocking Cancer Therapy Resistance"

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Annarita Di Lorenzo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Center for Vascular Biology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

"Endothelial Reticulon-4B (aka Nogo-B) is a Critical Regulator of Inflammation, Blood Pressure and Cardiac Hypertrophy"

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Juan Rivera, MS, PhD
Chief, Molecular Immunology Section Laboratory of Molecular Immunogenetics (LMI), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease

"The High Affinity Receptor for IgE; In Allergy and Beyond"

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Room A-250, 4:00 pm




Steven Clinton, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Human Services, Division of Environmental Health Services, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

"Vitamin D and Cancer: Perspectives from the Institute of Medicine and the Laboratory Bench"

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Uris Auditorium, 4:00 pm

Christopher J. Rhodes, PhD
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Professor of Medicine, Kovler Family Professor of Medicine; Research Director, Kovler Diabetes Center; Chair Committee on Molecular Metabolism & Nutrition, The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine

"The Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes: The B-Cell Working to its own Demise"

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Room A-250

Stevin Zorn, Ph.D.
Professor, Lundbeck Research USA Road Paramus, New Jersey

"The Importance of Public/Private Collaboration in Identifying and Validating Targets in Drug Discovery"

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Room A-250

John D. Scott, Ph.D.
Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

"Guiding Signals through Anchored Enzyme Complexes"

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Room A-250

Alberto Darszon, Ph.D.
Professor, Depto. Genetica del Desarrollo y Fisiologia Molecular Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonomade, Mexico

"How Sperm find the Egg"

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Room A-250

Wei Gu, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

"Rethink the Mechanisms of p53-Mediated Tumor Suppression "

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Room A-250

Susan Dymecki, Ph.D.
Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

"Decoding the Brain Serotonergic System: Intersectional Genetics and Functional Mapping"

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Room A-250

Rama Rao, Ph.D
Professor, New York Presbyterian Hospital: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, N.Y.

"Extreme Pharmacology: Errors to Antidotes"

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Room A-250

Maria Barna, Ph.D.
Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Postdoctoral Seminar

Room E-415

Kate Meyer, Ph.D.
Post-Doc, Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Pharmacology

"Functional Consequences of Adenosine Methylation in mRNA"

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Postdoctoral Seminar

Room E-415

Ali Sharma, Ph.D.
Post-doc, Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Pharmacology

"Role of DNA Methylation During Neuronal Specification and Fate Determination"


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