Seminar Archives 2018-2019

When and WherePresenter and Seminar Title
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Matthias Hebrok, Ph.D.
Director of Diabetes Research
Hurlbut-Johnson Distinguished Professor in Diabetic Research, Department of Medicine University of California San Francisco

Drs. Lonny Levin & Jonathan Zippin

"Modeling Human Islet Formation and Function with Stem Cells"
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Jochen Buck, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Dr. Lorraine Gudas

"Development of new tools for studying sAC biology"
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Luisa M. Figueiredo, Ph.D.
Group Leader, Biology of Parasitism Laboratory Instituto De Medicina Molecular Lisboa, Portugal

Dr. Samie Jaffrey

"RNA Modifications in Parasite Immune Evasion"
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Lorraine J. Gudas, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

"Retinoic Acid Receptor Selective Agonists for the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer and Diabetes"
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D.
Noaber Foundation Professor of Aging Research, Mayo Medical School Director, Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic Associate Editor, Obesity Research Director, Adipocyte Core, Boston Obesity/Nutrition Research Center

Dr. Lorraine Gudas

"Senolytics: The Path to Translation"
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Rana K. Gupta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Touchstone Diabetes Center, Department of Internal Medicine, UI Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. James C. Lo

"Perivascular Stromal Cells as Double Agents of Adipose Tissue Health and Disease"

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Postdoctoral Seminar

Paolo Cifani, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate, Molecular Pharmacology Program, Experimental Therapeutics Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Dr. Alex Kentsis

"QCPA: Targeted Mass-Spectrometry for Functional Chemo-Proteomics"

Qingfei Zheng, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate, Chemical Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Dr. Yael David

"Reversible Histone Glycation Drives Disease-Associated Changes in Chromatin Architecture"

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Steven S. Gross, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medicine
Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas

"Bridging Metabolomic and Proteomic Data Reveals How Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells Retaliate for the Loss of Mitochondrial Folate: Therapeutic Opportunities"

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Benjamin Peng-Chu Tu, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
Drs. Steven Gross and Arleen Rifkind

"Unexpected Regulators of Signaling and Metabolism"

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Diabetes & Metabolic Diseases Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, U. Penn Perelman School of Medicine 
Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas

"Transcriptional Regulation of Circadian Rhythms and Metabolism"

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Francisco Quintana, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Associate Scientist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Member, The Broad Institute 
Dr. Arleen Rifkind

"Environmental Control of Immunology and CNS Inflammation"

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Matthew Simon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University 
Dr. Samie Jaffrey

"Chemical Tools to Study Non-Coding Transcription"

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Amanda Garner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Assistant Professor, Program in Chemical Biology, University of Michigan 
Dr. Arleen Rifkind and Graduate Student Tom Rossetti

"Chemical Probes of Translation and microRNAs"

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Christin E. Burd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, James Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University 
Dr. Jonathan H. Zippin

"Melanoma Initiation and Prevention"

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Stephen Chan, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pittsburgh Heart, Lung Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UPMC and Diversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Dr. James C. Lo

"Computational Repurposing of Chemotherapeutics for Pulmonary Hypertension"

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Manuela Zaccolo, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Cell Biology, Director of Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, University of Oxford, U.K.
Drs. Lonny Levin & Jochen Buck

"Nanodomain cAMP Signaling"


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