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Monday Feb 02, 2015
8:30 AM
Peripatetic Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
Alfred Sommer, M.D.
Dean Emeritus, Bloomberg School of Public Health; University Distinguished Service Professor, JHU
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Pathology Grand Rounds
4-9209 / 443-876-9205
Monday Feb 02, 2015
12:00 PM
"How Cells Sense Volume: Molecular Identification of a SWELL Chloride Channel"
Zhaozhu Qiu, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology/Faculty Search
955-4581
Monday Feb 02, 2015
12:30 PM
Dean's Lecture II In Search of the Primordial Landmass: The Power of Autoantibodies
Antony Rosen, MB CHB BSc(Hons)
Professor and Director, Division of Rheumatology; Vice Dean for Research
Hurd Hall
Sponsored by: Dean's Office
410-955-3080
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
8:30 AM
"Translational science in NAFLD: from clinical to basic and back." 2015 Alan Hofmann Lectureship Day of Science
Jeanne Clark, MD
Professor, General Internal Medicine, JHUSOM
Zayed Auditorium
Sponsored by: Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology/GI Core Center
410-955-8018
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
9:30 AM
"The enemy within: endosomal NHE and neurological disease." 2015 Alan Hofmann Lectureship Day of Science
Rajini Rao, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology, JHUSOM
Zayed Auditorium
Sponsored by: Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology/GI Core Center
410-955-8018
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
10:30 AM
"Enteroids and diarrheal disease." 2015 Alan Hofmann Lectureship Day of Science
Mark Donowitz, MD
Director, Hopkin GI Core Center; Professor, Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, JHUSOM
Zayed Auditorium
Sponsored by: Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology/GI Core Center
410-955-8018
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
12:00 PM
Basic Science Lecture: "Inflammation, inflammatory mediators, and progression of colon cancer." 2015 Alan Hofmann Lectureship
Raymond N. Dubois, MD, PhD
Executive Director, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
Zayed Auditorium
Sponsored by: Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology/GI Core Center
410-955-8018
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
12:00 PM
"Kinases as potential therapeutic targets in cancer"
Dr. Akhilesh Pandey, M.D., Ph.D
Johns Hopkins University, Professor Biological Chemistry, Pathology, Oncology and Genetics
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
3:00 PM
ICM Distinguished Seminar - "Sex, Drugs and Funky Rhythms"
Colleen Clancy
Colleen E. Clancy, Ph.D., Professor of PharmacologyUniversity of California Davis
Mason Hall Auditorium
Sponsored by: Institute for Computational Medicine
410-516-4116
Tuesday Feb 03, 2015
4:00 PM
Emergence of Antigen Receptors, MHC, and Lymphoid Tissues
Dr. Martin Flajnik, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Maryland Baltimore
Mountcastle Auditorium (PCTB Building)
Sponsored by: Immunology Training Program
410-955-2709
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: T and B cells from islets and tissues of Type 1 diabetic subjects: What do we know?
Sally Kent, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Diabetes Center of Excellence, U of Massachusetts Medical School
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology Department
410-614-2275
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
12:00 PM
Clinical Lecture: "Can we personalize the prevention of gastrointestinal cancer?" 2015 Alan Hofmann Lectureship
Raymond N. Dubois, MD, PhD
Executive Director, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
Zayed Auditorium
Sponsored by: Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology/GI Core Center
410-955-8018
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
12:00 PM
"Uncoupling Lipid Metabolism from Inflammation Via Fatty Acid Binding Proteins"
David Bernlohr, Ph.D.
Distinquised McKnight Professor and Head, University of Minnesota BMBB Department
Physiology Libraray, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology/Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
12:00 PM
Building the DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase
Rick Stevens, PhD
Professor, University of Chicago
Room 111, CRB 2
Sponsored by: Medicine
4105028162
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
1:30 PM
Single-vesicle Fusion Assays for the Toxic Effect of ±-synuclein Oligomers and Observing Fusion Pore Dynamics
Dr. Nam Ki Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physics at Pohang University of Science and Technology
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science Building
Sponsored by: Biophysics And Biophysical Chemistry
410-955-8712
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
3:00 PM
Schizophrenia Center Monthly Seminar Series: Development and Stress: Exploring niches to find novel drug targets for mental disorders
Atsushi Kamiya M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Schizophrenia Center/Department of Psychiatry
4-5238
Wednesday Feb 04, 2015
4:00 PM
Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation
Tatiana Kutateladze, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Thursday Feb 05, 2015
11:00 AM
Natural mechanisms that generate persistent behavioral states
Steven W. Flavell, Ph.D.
Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Room 517 PCTB (Preclinical Teaching Building, JHU School of Medicine, 725 N. Wolfe Street)
Sponsored by: Dept Molecular Biology and Genetics Seminar Series
410-955-0397
Thursday Feb 05, 2015
12:00 PM
Spatiotemporal dynamics and regulation of autophagy in neurons.
Sandra Maday, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Bodian Room, 1830 Bldg., 2nd Floor
Sponsored by: Cell Biology / SOM
410-602-6810
Thursday Feb 05, 2015
12:00 PM
Regulation of the infective process in Strongyloides by integrated cellular signaling pathways
James B. Lok, Ph.D.
Professor; University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Thursday Feb 05, 2015
1:00 PM
"From Metacognition to Neurobiology: Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms of Confidence Judgments"
Adam Kepecs, PhD
Associate Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Feb 05, 2015
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series - Accurate Decision Making during Protein Biogenesis
Shu-ou Shan
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-7330
Friday Feb 06, 2015
4:00 PM
Insect Muscle 2015: Biomedical and Biophysical Perspectives
Sanford Bernstein, Ph.D.
Professor, San Diego State University
Tilghman Auditorium, Turner Building
Sponsored by: Medicine/Cardiology
40073
Tuesday Feb 10, 2015
12:00 PM
"The New Biology of PPARgamma"
Li Qiang, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology, Columbia University Medical Center
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology/Faculty Search
955-4581
Tuesday Feb 10, 2015
12:00 PM
"Lipid Signaling in the Control of Membrane Dynamics and Interactions"
Pietro De Camilli M.D.
Professor of Cell Biology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Inst. Yale University Medical School
The Wood Basic Science Auditorium, Ground Floor
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
2- 5116
Tuesday Feb 10, 2015
2:30 PM
Genomics Seminar Series: "Understanding and Improving the Accuracy of Nanopore Sequencing"
Tamas Szalay
Graduate Student, Golovchenko Group, Harvard University
PCTB 517
Sponsored by: Center for Computational Genomics
7-7341
Wednesday Feb 11, 2015
4:00 PM
Design of Burkholderia pseudomallei IspF Inhibitors as Antibacterial Agents
Timothy J. Hagen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Illinois University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Thursday Feb 12, 2015
12:00 PM
Novel properties and functions of human herpesvirus 8-Encoded Interleuikin-6
John Nicholas, PhD
Professor; JHU SOM; The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Dvision of Infectious Disease
443-287-4853
Thursday Feb 12, 2015
1:00 PM
"Assembly and Organization of Neural Circuits: from Single Neuron to Global Connectivity"
Liqun Luo, PhD
HHMI Investigator, Professor, Dept of Biology, Stanford University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Monday Feb 16, 2015
12:00 PM
"Functional and Structural Insights into TRPV1 Activation"
Erhu Cao, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology, University of California at San Francisco
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology/Faculty Search
955-4581
Wednesday Feb 18, 2015
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Elucidating the molecular foundations of lower-grade glioma
Jason Huse, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Member, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology Department
410-614-2275
Wednesday Feb 18, 2015
12:00 PM
"Glucose, fructose, and the energetics of hovering flight"
Kenneth C. Welch, Ph.D.
Department of Biology, University of Toronto Scarborough
Physiology Libraray, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology/Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Feb 18, 2015
2:00 PM
IGM Lecture Series: "The Genetics of obesity-Going beyond common variants and common phenotypes"
Ruth J.F. Loos, PH.D.
Director, Genetics of Obesity and Related Metabolic Traits Program, Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai
MountCastle
Sponsored by: Institute of Genetic Medicine
443-287-9320
Wednesday Feb 18, 2015
3:30 PM
Deans Research Integrity Lecture series: "Research Integrity, the Importance of Data Acquisition and Management"
Randall Reed, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Neuroscience, and OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery
Wood Basic Science Building Aud., and simulcast to Carroll Aud., Bayview
Sponsored by: Division of Research Integrity, Office of Policy Coordination
410-516-4656
Wednesday Feb 18, 2015
4:00 PM
Integrating Design, Analysis and Visualization into the Phenotypic Drug Discovery Workflow
Georgia McGaughey, PhD
Director, Application Marketing, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Thursday Feb 19, 2015
12:00 PM
Extracellular proteolysis, cell death and inflammation: New connections explain an old disease
Wyndham W. Lathem, PhD
Assistant Professor; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Thursday Feb 19, 2015
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series - Nuclear-cytoskeletal coupling during cell migration
G.W. Gant Luxton
College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-7330
Friday Feb 20, 2015
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminars
Dax Fu, PhD
Associate Professor, Physiology
WBSB Auditorium
Sponsored by: JHU School of Medicine, BCMB Graduate Program
5-4145
Monday Feb 23, 2015
12:00 PM
Who Are the Worst Off? Prioritarianism for Global Health Investments
Joseph Millum, PhD
Clinical Center Dept of Bioethics and the Fogarty Int'l Center at the NIH
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall (E2030), 615 N Wolfe St.
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics - lunch included
(410) 614-5649
Tuesday Feb 24, 2015
11:00 AM
Upcoming Class in Baltimore: Revolution in Toxicology 101 - February 24-25, 2015. More information here: http://caat.jhsph.edu/programs/workshops/Rev_in_tox101/index.html
Mel Andersen, David Dix, Thomas Hartung, and Martin Stephens
The Hamner Institute, EPA, Johns Hopkins University
Mt Washington Conference Center
Sponsored by: EHS - Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
410.614.4990
Wednesday Feb 25, 2015
12:00 PM
"The role of circulating fibrocytes in lung injury and fibrosis"
Brian T. Garibaldi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Physiology Library, Physiology 203/SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Feb 25, 2015
4:00 PM
Exploiting Tumor Metabolic Vulnerabilities With Novel Oxidative Phosphorylation (Oxphos) Inhibitors
Emilia Di Francesco, PhD
Associate Director, Medicinal Chemistry, MD Anderson Cancer Center
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Thursday Feb 26, 2015
1:00 PM
"Shedding Light on GABAergic Inhibition in Neocortical Dendrites"
Michael J. Higley, MD, PhD
Asisstant Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Feb 26, 2015
4:00 PM
IBBS Town Hall
Stephen Desiderio MD, Ph.D
Director, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
WBSB Auditorium
Sponsored by: IBBS
410-955-3383
Wednesday Mar 04, 2015
12:00 PM
"GPCR expression in individual cell types: novel roles in health and disease"
Paul Insel, Ph.D.
Prof. of Pharmacology & Medicine, Dir. of the Medical Scientist Training Program, UC San Diego
Physiology Library, Physiology 203/SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Mar 04, 2015
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: "Pathological tau: Biomarker, therapeutic target, and transmitted pathogen in neurodegenerative tauopathies"
John Trojanowski, M.D.
Professor, Center for Neurodegerative Disease Research, Univ. of Pennsylvania SOM
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Dept. of Pathology
nstocker@jhmi.edu
Thursday Mar 05, 2015
1:00 PM
"How the Drosophila Circadian Circuit Really Works"
Todd C. Holmes, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept of Physiology & Biophysics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Mar 05, 2015
4:18 PM
Darwinian View of Adaptive Immunity
Max D. Cooper, MD
Professor, Emory University
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Friday Mar 06, 2015
4:00 PM
Genomic Characterization of Familial Pancreatic Cancer Leads to Discovery of a Novel Structural Variant in Cancer
Alexis Norris
PhD Candidate JHMI
CRB II Room 111
Sponsored by: Cellular and Molecular Medicine Graduate program
410-614-3640
Friday Mar 13, 2015
2:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Novel histone demethylase inhibitors synergistically enhance the effects of a DNA hypomethylating agent in breast cancer cells"
Benjamin Leadem
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
410-955-4260