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Monday Aug 21, 2017
12:15 PM
A Novel Fluorescent HPLC-Based Metabolic Labeling Technique Reveals Effects of Nutritional Context on Dietary Fatty Acid Partitioning in the Intestinal Enterocytes
Vanessa Quinlivan- Thesis Defense
Carnegie Institution; Farber Lab
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
4102463002
Wednesday Aug 23, 2017
12:15 PM
Niche Research in Compromised Conditions
Chen-Ming Fan, PhD
Principal Investigator, Carnegie Institution- Department of Embryology
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
4102463002
Thursday Aug 24, 2017
3:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Gene discovery for rare Mendelian diseases: Disorders of the TTT complex and those presenting as very early onset IBD"
Jing You
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Friday Aug 25, 2017
11:00 AM
Polymer Nanocarriers and Solid Drug Nanoparticles: Towards New Clinical Nanomedicines
Prof Steve Rannard
Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool
Abel Library 3rd Floor (RM 303, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
Tuesday Aug 29, 2017
12:00 PM
"Roles of AQP4 in neurodegenerative diseases"
Masato Yasui, MD, PhD
Vice Dean for Research & International Collaboration, Professor & Chair of Pharmacology, Keio Univ.
Physiology Research Conference Room, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: Jointly sponsored by the JHU Dept. of Physiology & the JHU Malaria Research Institute
410-955-4581
Thursday Sep 07, 2017
12:00 PM
From Soma to Germ Line: Origin, Evolution and Molecular Mechanisms of The Oskar Gene in Insects.
Cassandra G. Extavour, P.h.D
Professor, Harvard University
1830 Building; Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Sep 07, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'Super-resolution imaging of chromatin structure'
Melike Lakadamyali
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Monday Sep 11, 2017
12:00 PM
Bioethics Seminar: Should Preference Surveys Measure Health?
Daniel Hausman, PhD
Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Monday Sep 11, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Nicolas Rohner, PhD
Assistant Investigator; Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Tuesday Sep 12, 2017
3:00 PM
"Reflections on a Career in Academia: Understanding Glia and their Role in Disease"
Dr. Ben Barres, MD, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: ICE
4106143359
Wednesday Sep 13, 2017
12:00 PM
"System-level analyses to identify macrophage-specific mechanisms controlling skeletal muscle repair and metabolism"
Laszlo Nagy, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Genomic Control of Metabolism Program; Professor, Center for Metabolic Origins of Disease
Physiology Conference Room, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series (Host: Anastasia Kralli, Ph.D.)
410-955-4581
Thursday Sep 14, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series, 'TBA'
Mikel Zaratiegui
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University
Homewood Campus, Mudd 100
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology
410-516-4693
Friday Sep 15, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Ulrich Meuller, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience
Wood Basic Science Auditorium and Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB
410.955.4145
Monday Sep 18, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Andrew Gordus, PhD
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University Department of Biology
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
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
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
TBD
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
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, 'TBA'
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
12:15 PM
TBD
Bradley Olwin, PhD
Professor, University of Colorado- Boulder
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
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
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
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
Monday Oct 16, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
James Taylor, PhD
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
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 at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
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
12:15 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
Wednesday Oct 25, 2017
11:00 AM
TBD
Winston Timp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at 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
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 at Stanford University
West Lecture Hall, Wood Basic Science
Sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
410-955-3020
Wednesday Nov 08, 2017
12:00 PM
"Chloride channels, phospholipid scramblases, and muscular dystrophy"
Criss H. Hartzell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine
Physiology Research Conference Room, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
410-955-4581
Monday Nov 13, 2017
12:15 PM
The mechanisms of itch and inflammation
Xinzhong Dong, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Friday Nov 17, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Svetlana Lutsenko, PhD
Professor, Physiology
Wood Basic Science Auditorium and Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB
410.955.4145
Monday Nov 20, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Antonina Roll-Mecak
Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Nov 27, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Otger Campas, PhD
Assistant Professor & Mellichamp Chair, University of California, Santa Barbara
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Dec 04, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Martin Jonikas, PhD
Principal Investigator, Carnegie Institution- Department of Plant Biology
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Dec 11, 2017
12:15 PM
TBD
Uli Mueller, PhD
Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Wednesday Dec 13, 2017
12:00 PM
"Diverse tumor promoting functions of connexins in cancer stem cells"
Justin Durla Lathia, Ph.D.
Associate Staff/Associate Professor, Dept. of Cell. & Mol. Med., Cleveland Clinic Lerner College
Physiology Research Conferencer Room, Physiology 202 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
410-955-4581
Monday Jan 08, 2018
12:15 PM
TBD
Sue Hammoud, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Jan 22, 2018
12:15 PM
Quantitative biology of developmental abnormalities
Stanislav Shvartsman, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Jan 29, 2018
12:15 PM
The Self Organizing Cell Division and Carbon Fixation Machinery of Cyanobacteria
Dan Ducat, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Feb 05, 2018
12:15 PM
The Cellular and Molecular Basis for Planarian Regeneration
Peter Reddien, PhD
Principal Investigator, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Friday Feb 09, 2018
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Heng Zhu, PhD
Professor, Pharmocology and Molecular Sciences
Wood Basic Science Auditorium and Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB
410.955.4145
Monday Feb 12, 2018
12:15 PM
TBD
Bonnie Bassler, PhD
Principal Investigator, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Feb 26, 2018
12:15 PM
TBD
Victor Ambros, PhD
Principal Investigator, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Mar 05, 2018
12:15 PM
TBD
Eyleen O'Rourke, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Virginia
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002
Monday Mar 12, 2018
12:15 PM
TBD
David Parichy, PhD
Professor, Department of Biology, University of Virginia
Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution
410-246-3002