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Thursday Sep 21, 2017
12:00 PM
Engineering Virus-Like Particles for Anti-Glycan Immunization
M.G. Finn, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Georgia Institute of Technology
W1020 Becton Dickinson
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
955-3457
Thursday Sep 21, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'Immunologic Self/non Self recognition: Towards a molecular mechanism of peptide exchange by the MHC-I chaperone TAPBPR
Nikolaos Sgourakis
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Thursday Sep 21, 2017
4:30 PM
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Director's Visiting Professor Lecture Series Presents the Inaugural Albert H. Owens Jr. Visiting Professor Lecturer - David P. Steensma, M.D. "Targeting Aberrant Splicing in MDS and Other Myeloid Malignancies"
David P. Steensma, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
410 955 9702
Friday Sep 22, 2017
12:00 PM
Live and Let Die: Host cell death manipulation by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Volker Briken, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Maryland College Park
CRB 2, Room 1M13
Sponsored by: Medicine
4109558737
Friday Sep 22, 2017
1:30 PM
Build a Story, Make it Interesting: Effective Science Communication - ONE MEDICINE Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology Seminar Series
Douglas N. Robinson, PhD
Professor, JHUSOM
Darner Conference Room (G007)
Sponsored by: Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
443-287-2953
Friday Sep 22, 2017
2:00 PM
HOXB13: Investigating mechanisms of G84E mutation-associated prostate carcinogenesis
Dorhyun Johng
PhD Candidate/JHMI
Historic Marburg Conference Room
Sponsored by: Cellular and Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
410-614-3640
Friday Sep 22, 2017
3:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Identifying the genes and tissues regulating blood pressure and its variation"
Priyanka Nandakumar
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Monday Sep 25, 2017
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds Presents: Epigenetic Stochasticity in Normal Development and Cancer
Andrew P. Feinberg, M.D., M.P.H.
King Fahd Professor of Medicine, Oncology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, JHUSOM
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday Sep 25, 2017
12:00 PM
Cancer in Rheumatic Diseases: Lessons From Drifting Continents
Antony Rosen, MD
Vice Dean for Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
615 N.Wolfe St. W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday Sep 25, 2017
12:00 PM
Bioethics Seminar: Toward a Jamesian Account of Trauma and Healing
Shannon Sullivan, PhD, MA
Chair of Philosophy and Professor of Philosophy and Health Psychology, UNC Charlotte
Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Monday Sep 25, 2017
12:15 PM
Molecular regulation of muscle stem cell activation
Tom Cheung, PhD
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Exploring The Self-Organization Of The Zebrafish Lateral Line Primordium With Models And Experiments.
Ajay Chitnis, MBBS, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, NICHD-NIH
1830 Building; Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Sex in a green alga, an ancient gamete (and viral) fusogen, and a transmission-blocking malaria peptide vaccine candidate
William J. Snell, Ph.D.
Professor, University of MD College Park
W1020 (Becton Dickinson)
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
955-3457
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Project GENIE and Clinical Genomics at JHU: Connecting Genotypes to Phenotypes across 20,000 Cancer Patients
Alexander Baras, MD, PhD; Christopher Gocke, MD; Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD; Victor Velculescu, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
Owens Auditorium
Sponsored by: Oncology, Cancer Biology
410-955-2813
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
1:00 PM
SPECIAL LECTURE: Discovering patterns of promise for unravelling the mystery of the human brain in health and disease
Vince Calhoun, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, University of New Mexico Chief Executive Officer, Mind Research Network
Meyer 1-191 East Baltimore Campus
Sponsored by: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
410-614-4729
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Circuit and Synaptic Mechanisms Mediating the Behavioral Effects of Cocaine"
Veronica A. Alvarez, PhD
Senior Investigator, NIAAA, NIH
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'Prime movers of cell biology: ancient molecular motors and how they work'
Dyche Mullins
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Monday Oct 02, 2017
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds Presents: The Role of the Immune system in Biomaterial Response and Tissue Repair
Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Ph.D.
Morton Goldberg Professor of Ophthalmology, JHUSOM
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday Oct 02, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Bradley Olwin, PhD
Professor, University of Colorado- Boulder
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Oct 02, 2017
4:00 PM
The environment and the germ cell: a career odyssey - 26th Larry L. Ewing Memorial Lecture
Patricia Hunt, PhD
School of Molecular Biosciences and Center for Reproductive Biology Washington State University
Sheldon Hall (W1214), 615 N. Wolfe Street
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Wednesday Oct 04, 2017
11:00 AM
High throughput screening to discover inhibitors for IP6K1 as a potential treatment for psychiatric disorders
Jack Wei, Ph.D.
Investigator, Lieber Institute for Brain Development
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
Wednesday Oct 04, 2017
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Bats, viruses, and longevity: What's the link?
Linfa Wang, PhD, FTSE
Directtor of the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Pathology
410-614-2275
Thursday Oct 05, 2017
2:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Aneuploidy as a cause of epigenetic instability and cell identity disorder"
Wahid Mulla
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Thursday Oct 05, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'Super-resolution imaging of chromatin structure'
Kimberly L. Mowry
Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Brown University
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Friday Oct 06, 2017
12:15 PM
A History of Earth Formation
Richard Carlson, PhD
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Dept of Terrestrial Magnetism
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Saturday Oct 07, 2017
9:00 AM
Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture
Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP
Turner Auditorium
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins ICTR
4432874287
Monday Oct 09, 2017
12:00 PM
A Life on Ice: A History of New Uses for Cold Blood
Joanna Radin, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of History of Medicine, Yale University
Room 2117, Sheik Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Tuesday Oct 10, 2017
12:00 PM
"Visualizing gene expression by imaging single mRNAs"
Bin Wu, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University, SOM, Assistant Professor, Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
Physiology 612
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Wednesday Oct 11, 2017
9:00 AM
11th Annual Symposium and Poster Session on Genomics and Bioinformatics http://genomics.jhu.edu/symposium.html
Jef D. Boeke, Ph.D. and Andrew Feinberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Institute for Systems Genetics at NYU | King Fahd Professor of Medicine
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: Center for Computational Genomics at Johns Hopkins
7-7341
Wednesday Oct 11, 2017
11:00 AM
Functionally irreversible non-covalent inhibitors of FAAH: A safer approach?  Accelerating Drug Discovery, Tools and Methods
Philippe Nantermet, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Merck and Co., Inc.
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
Wednesday Oct 11, 2017
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: The significance of tissue factor suppression in IDH1 mutant gliomas
Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD
Director of Northwestern Nervous System Tumor Bank, Northwestern University
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology Department
410-614-2275
Thursday Oct 12, 2017
12:00 PM
Hipk Protein Kinases: Modualtors of Signaling In Development And Disease.
Dr. Esther M. Verheyen
Professor, Simon Fraser University
1830 Building; Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Oct 12, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'Cytoskeletal dynamics in dynamic and stable actomyosin rings'
Amy Shaub Maddox
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Monday Oct 16, 2017
12:15 PM
Chromosome Conformation in Context
James Taylor, PhD
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Tuesday Oct 17, 2017
2:00 PM
7th M. Daniel & Patricia Sonquist Lane Lecture entitled, "Deconstructing, Engineering, and Rewilding the Gut Microbiome"
Justin Sonnenburg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University
Wood Basic Science Auditorium
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
11:00 AM
Targeting M2-Tumor Associated Macrophages in Prostate Cancer using surface enriched glycoproteins
Jelani C. Zarif, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
Thursday Oct 19, 2017
12:00 PM
The Biology of Aging - New Approaches to Old Questions.
Kan Cao, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
1830 Building; Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Oct 19, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Neural Circuits and Behavior in Larval Zebrafish"
Florian Engert, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Oct 19, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'The sick sense: development and function of neurons required for pathogen-sensing'
Niels Ringstad
Skirball Inst. of Biomolecular Medicine, Molecular Neurobiology, Dept. of Cell Biology, NYU Langone
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Friday Oct 20, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Hiromi Sesaki, PhD
Associate Professor, Cell Biology
Wood Basic Science Auditorium and Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB
410.955.4145
Monday Oct 23, 2017
12:00 PM
Superglues from bacteria, protein dream-teams, and nanoassemblies to tickle the immune system
Mark Howarth, PhD
University of Oxford, UK, Department of Biochemistry
615 N. Wolfe Street, W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday Oct 23, 2017
12:15 PM
Transpotting with Chlamydomonas: In vivo analysis of ciliary protein transport and assembly
Karl Lechtreck, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Oct 23, 2017
2:00 PM
"Dissecting novel mechanisms of lung cancer pathogenesis"
Katheryn A. ODonnell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Darner
Sponsored by: Kathy Burns
4432879320
Tuesday Oct 24, 2017
12:00 PM
"Functions of the Proteasome: From Protein Degradation to Disease Therapy"
Alfred Goldberg, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School, Professor, Cell Biology
Physiology 612
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Wednesday Oct 25, 2017
11:00 AM
Detecting nucleotide modifications using nanopore sequencing
Winston Timp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
Wednesday Oct 25, 2017
12:00 PM
"Sensors of Touch - The Mechanism of Mechanically-Activated Piezo Ion Channels"
Jorg Grandl, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center
Physiology Research Conference Room, Physiolgy 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series (Host: Zhaozhu Qiu, Ph.D.)
410-955-4581
Thursday Oct 26, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Orchestrating Opiate-associated Memory in Thalamic Circuits"
Xiaoke Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Monday Oct 30, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Maya Capelson, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Nov 06, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Doug Millay, PhD
Professor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Wednesday Nov 08, 2017
11:00 AM
Cancer immune therapies targeting glyco-immune checkpoints
Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical & Systems Biology and Radiology, Stanford University
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020