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Monday Sep 26, 2016
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure Lecture featuring Dipali Sharma, Ph.D. who will present on "Metastasis"
Dipali Sharma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Monday Sep 26, 2016
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds Presentation: Complex Structural Variations and Oncogene Amplifications Revealed by Single Cell and Single Molecule Sequencing
Michael Schatz, Ph.D.
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Assoc. Prof. of Computer Science and Biology, WSOE, JHU
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday Sep 26, 2016
12:00 PM
Citizen Science on Your Smartphone: An ELSI Research Agenda
Mark Rothstein, JD
Director, Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law, University of Louisville School of Medici
Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Monday Sep 26, 2016
12:00 PM
"Activation of the SDF1/CXCR4 pathway retards muscle atrophy during cancer cachexia"
Rosanna Piccirillo, Ph.D.
Head, Laboratory of Cancer Cachexia
Physiology 203, SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Monday Sep 26, 2016
12:00 PM
Breaking and chewing DNA in meiosis
Scott Keeney, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
615 N. Wolfe Street, Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016
12:00 PM
"Cell-free reconstitution and imaging of surface-mediated subcellular organization"
Anthony Vecchiarelli, Ph.D.
NIDDK, NIH, Laboratory of Molecular Biology
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016
12:00 PM
Update on Proteomics Core
Bob Cole, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, JHUSOM
203 Physiology Building
Sponsored by: GI Core Center/Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatolgoy
410-955-8018
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016
12:00 PM
Psychiatry Research Conference: "Psychological Distress Phenomena After Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome  A 5-Year Longitudinal Study"
O. Joseph Bienvenu, III, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; JHUSOM
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016
12:30 PM
Pilot Project Progress: EspP intoxication of human colonoids: Mechanisms and consequences.
Julie In, PhD
Instructor, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, JHUSOM
203 Physiology Building
Sponsored by: GI Core Center/Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
410-955-8018
Wednesday Sep 28, 2016
Fundamentals of Cancer: Cause to Cure featuring Christian Gocke, M.D., Ph.D. presenting on "Fundamentals of Hematologic Malignancies/Stem Cells"
Christian Gocke, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Sep 28, 2016
10:30 AM
Developing T cell therapies for HIV: Lessons from virus-specific T cell therapies post-transplant
Catherine Bollard, MD, MBChB
Chief, Allergy and Immunology, National Children's Health System
615 N. Wolfe Street, W5030
Sponsored by: Center for AIDS Research
443-287-1035
Wednesday Sep 28, 2016
11:00 AM
2016 James E.K. Hildreth Lecture: High Times for Drugs: Neurobiological Insights to Addiction Risk
Yasmin Hurd, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, and Pharmacological Sciences, Mt Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
Mountcastle Auditorium, 1st Floor, PCTB
Sponsored by: Biomedical Scholars Association and Dept of Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
9:00 AM
The Nathan L Cohen Resident Guest Lectureship Presents: "Progressive Supranuclear Palsy as a Treatable Disease"
Lawrence Golbe, MD
Professor of Neurology / UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Chevy Chase Auditorium / Zayed 2-119A
Sponsored by: Department of Neurology
410-502-0817
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
12:00 PM
Lineage-specific sensitivity to TGF-² signaling perturbations drives aneurysm development.
Elena Gallo MacFarlane, Ph.D.
Instructor, Johns Hopkins University
Bodian Room, 1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
12:00 PM
Alphavirus encephalomyelitis  determinants of outcome"
Dr. Diane Griffin
Professor, JHBSPH
W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
4:00 PM
Biology Seminar Series - Adaptive, stress-responsive self-assembly of poly (A)-binding protein
D. Allan Drummond, PhD.
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Chicago
Mudd Hall, 100
Sponsored by: Biology
410-516-7330
Friday Sep 30, 2016
2:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Ectopic calcification in pseudoxanthoma elasticum integrates both local and systemic alterations in ATP metabolism and is ameliorated upon TNAP inhibition"
Shira Ziegler
Rangos 490
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Friday Sep 30, 2016
4:00 PM
Lecture #1:"On-Chip Microencapsulation for Bariatrics and Stem Cell Therapy"; Lecture #2: "Sca-1+Cardiac Fibroblasts as Drivers of Post-Infarct Cardiac Remodeling" Institute of CardioScience
#1:Dr. Dara Kraitchman, PhD; #2: Dr. Guobao Chen, PhD
Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Ross Building/Darner G007
Sponsored by: Cardiology
4105022044
Saturday Oct 01, 2016
8:30 AM
Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture
DamonTweedy, MD
assistant professor of psychiatry, Duke University
Turner Auditorium
Sponsored by: Institute for Clinical & Translational Research
443-287-4287
Monday Oct 03, 2016
12:00 PM
Structural insight into nonribosomal peptide synthetase megaenzymes
Martin Schmeing, PhD
McGill University, Department of Biochemistry
615 Wolfe Street, Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday Oct 03, 2016
3:30 PM
Scientific Seminar Series: "Living Well with Loss and Less: Lessons from the East about Graceful Aging"
Drew Leder, MD, PhD
Professor of Philosophy, Loyola College in Maryland
2024 East Monument Street, Room 1-500Q
Sponsored by: Center on Aging and Health
(410) 955-0491
Tuesday Oct 04, 2016
9:00 AM
HIV Implementation Science @ JHU: An Interactive Symposium
Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN; Robert Gross, MD, MSCE; Vivian Go, PhD; Jacky Jennings, MPH, PhD; &
Catherine Lesko, PhD
615 N. Wolfe St, E2030 (Feinstone Hall)
Sponsored by: Center for AIDS Research
443-287-1035
Wednesday Oct 05, 2016
11:00 AM
Meet the Challenge of Discovering Unknowns: Functional Proteomics, Protein Crosslinking and Modifications of Biotherapeutics
Zhaohui Sunny Zhou, PhD
Professor, Dept of Chemistry, Northeastern University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Wednesday Oct 05, 2016
12:00 PM
"The physiologic and pathophysiologic spectrum of metabolic acidosis"
Donald Wesson, MD
Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute, Baylor Scott & White Health
Physiology 203, SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Oct 05, 2016
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Adjuvants for human vaccines
Carl Alving, MD
Chief, Lab or Adjuvant & Antigen Research, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology
4-2275
Thursday Oct 06, 2016
11:00 AM
Facultative heterochromatin assembly and epigenetic genome control
Shiv Grewal, Ph.D. (Host: Dr. Carol Greider)
NIH Distinguished Investigator and Laboratory Chief, Lab of Biochemistry & Molec. Biology, NCI/NIH
Mountcastle Auditorium, 1st Floor, Preclinical Teaching Building, 725 N. Wolfe Street
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Seminar Seminar Series
410-955-0397
Thursday Oct 06, 2016
12:00 PM
Development and Application of Oral Vaccines for Bacterial Diarrheal Diseases
David Sack, MD
Professor, JHBSPH
W1020 Becton Dickinson
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
955-3457
Thursday Oct 06, 2016
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Neurosteriod Estrogens and Siezures"
Catherine S. Woolley, BS, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Monday Oct 10, 2016
12:00 PM
Organellar Control of Programmed Cell Death and Inflammatory Signaling
Anne Brady, PhD
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Molecular
615 N. Wolfe St., Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Tuesday Oct 11, 2016
2:00 PM
ICE Seminar Series:cardiovascular tissue engineering using 3D printing technology
Dr. Narutoshi Hibino
The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Department of Surgery & Cardiac Surgery Assistant o
West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: ICE
4106143359
Tuesday Oct 11, 2016
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Qualitative Features of an Effective Immune Response to HIV
Mark Connors, M.D.
Chief, HIV-Specific Immunity Section, LIR/NIAID
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday Oct 12, 2016
11:00 AM
"Cytoskeletal Mechanics in the beating Cardiomyocyte" Institute of CardioScience Basic Seminar Series
Dr. Benjamin Prosser PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology University of Pennsylvania
Room 707/ Traylor Research Building
Sponsored by: SOM/Cardiology
4109552776
Thursday Oct 13, 2016
9:00 AM
10th Annual Symposium and Poster Session on Genomics and Bioinformatics http://genomics.jhu.edu/symposium.html
Keynote: Giovanni Parmigiani, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Center for Computational Genomics at Johns Hopkins University
7-7341
Thursday Oct 13, 2016
12:00 PM
Endogenous RNA viruses as virulence factors in parasitic protozoa
Stephen M. Beverley, PhD
Marvin A. Brennecke Professor & Head
W1020 Becton Dickinson
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Monday Oct 17, 2016
4:00 PM
DNA Replication, Mutation and Cancer
Thomas J. Kelly, MD, PhD
Sloan Kettering Institute of Cancer Research
615 N. Wolfe St., Sheldon Hall, W1214
Sponsored by: Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Tuesday Oct 18, 2016
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Antibodies: Extreme Diversity
Patricia Gearhart, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Lab of Molecular Biology and Immunology, NIA, NIH
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday Oct 19, 2016
12:00 PM
"Single particle cryo-EM studies of lipid-protein interactions"
Maofu Liao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
Physiology 203, SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Oct 19, 2016
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Microglial activation after TBI: Phenotypic responses and therapeutic implications
David Loane, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Univ of Marylanhd SOM
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology Dept.
410-614-2275
Thursday Oct 20, 2016
12:00 PM
The Ca2+-dependent secretion machinery associated with Toxoplasma gondii host cell invasion
Marc-Jan Gubbels, PhD
Professor, Dept of Biology, Boston College
W1020- Becton Dickinson
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Thursday Oct 20, 2016
12:00 PM
Regulated Transport of the Prenyltransferase UBIAD1 between ER and Golgi: Implications for Cholesterol Homeostasis and Schnyder Corneal Dystrophy
Russell DeBose-Boyd, Ph.D.
Professor, Univeristy of Texas Southwestern Medcal Center
Bodian Room, 1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Oct 20, 2016
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Micro- and Mesoscale Functional Features of Neural Network Organization"
Jean-Claude Béïque, PhD
Associate Professor, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Friday Oct 21, 2016
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Steven Claypool, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Physiology
Wood Basic Science Auditorium & Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB Graduate Program
4109554145
Monday Oct 24, 2016
12:00 PM
Vibrio cholerae Genetic Retooling at the Intestinal Interface
Jun (Jay) Zhu, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Microbiology
615 Wolfe Street, Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Tuesday Oct 25, 2016
8:59 AM
Cancer Cell Energy Metabolism:Pivotal Roles of Mitochondrial Bound Hexokinase
Peter Pedersen, Ph.D.
JHUSOM, Professor of Biological Chemistry
612 Physiology Building
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Thursday Oct 27, 2016
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Dissecting Neuromodulatory Circuits and Signaling in Affective Behaviors"
Michael R. Bruchas, PhD
Depts of Anesthesiology and Neuroscience, Washington University
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Wednesday Nov 02, 2016
11:00 AM
Novel Compounds to Combat Tuberculosis and Malaria
Cynthia S. Dowd, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry, George Washington University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Wednesday Nov 02, 2016
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Gender and maternal effect on hepatitis B virus replication and persistence
Jing-hsiung James Ou, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, U of Southern. California, Keck SOM
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Dept. of Pathology
410-614-2275
Thursday Nov 03, 2016
12:00 PM
Catching what you eat: The secret of the intracellular tenure of Toxoplasma gondii
Isabelle Coppens, PhD
Associate Professor, JHBSPH
W1020 Becton Dickinson
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Monday Nov 07, 2016
3:00 PM
The Changing Landscape in Multi-Center Clinical Research
Eric Peterson, MD
Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Tilghman Auditorium
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
443-287-4000
Tuesday Nov 08, 2016
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Manipulation of the Innate Immune System in Inflammatory Disease
Derek Abbott, M.D., Ph.D.
Arline H. and Curtis F. Garvin Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University SOM
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105