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Thursday Apr 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Endo-/Lysosomal Control of Mitochondrial Signaling
Anne Hamacher-Brady, PhD
Assistant Professor, JHU/Dept. of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
1830 Bldg. Suite 2-200 / Bodian Room
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-955-3204
Thursday Apr 27, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research seminar "Cell Recognition and the Assembly of Neural Circuits"
S. Lawrence Zipursky, PhD
Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, HHMI, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
4106144046
Thursday Apr 27, 2017
4:00 PM
Biology Seminar Series: Determination of cell fate in the vertebrate retina
Constance L. Cepko
Department of Genetics and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Mudd Hall, 100
Sponsored by: Biology
410-516-7330
Monday May 01, 2017
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds presents: Music in Medicine
Edward McCarthy, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Orthopaedic Surgery, JHUSOM
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday May 01, 2017
12:00 PM
Deep Imaging of Genomes
Tom Misteli, PhD
Director, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH
Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday May 01, 2017
12:15 PM
Some like it hot: Population diversity and dynamics in extremophile communities
Devaki Bhaya, Ph.D.
Carnegie Institution for Science
Rose Auditorium - Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution for Science
410-246-3001
Tuesday May 02, 2017
11:30 AM
"The functional genomics of retinal development"
Seth Blackshaw, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University
Tilghman Auditorium, Turner Concourse
Sponsored by: Insitute of Genetic Medicine/ Genetic Resources Core Facility
410-614-3255
Tuesday May 02, 2017
12:00 PM
"Quantitative Proteomics using Capillary Electrophoresis"
Robert N. Cole, Ph.D.
JHUSOM, Asst. Professor of Biological Chemistry, Director of Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Facility
Physiology 612
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday May 02, 2017
12:00 PM
Roles for interferon-1 in virus induced persistence, hemorrhagic diseases and diabetes
Michael B. A. Oldstone, MD
Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute
W1214 (Sheldon Hall)
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
5-3457
Tuesday May 02, 2017
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Tissue Localization of Human Immune Responses
Donna Farber, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgical Sciences and Microbiology and Immunology, Columbia University
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday May 03, 2017
"Genomic insights into human brain development, evolution, and disease"
Dr. Arnold Kriegstein, MD PhD.
University of California, San Fransisco
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: ICE
4106143359
Wednesday May 03, 2017
9:00 AM
Single Cell RNA-seq Provides Insights into Mechanisms Driving Photoreceptor Development and Degeneration
Melissa Liu
MD/PhD candidate
5th floor conference room Smith Bldg.
Sponsored by: Cellular and Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
410-614-3640
Wednesday May 03, 2017
11:00 AM
Protein Glutathionylation in Metabolic Stress
Young-Hoon Ahn, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Wayne State University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Wednesday May 03, 2017
12:00 PM
"CF, CFRD, Chloride channels, transporters and Insulin Secretion"
Lydia Aguilar-Bryan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Principal Scientitst, Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday May 03, 2017
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: On the causes of childhood cancer: Mechanisms and therapy of site-specific oncogenic mutations by the human DNA transposase PGBD5
Alex Kentsis, MD, PhD
Asst Prof, Molecular Pharmacology Prog, Sloan Kettering, Weill Medical College SOM
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology
410-614-2275
Wednesday May 03, 2017
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: On the causes of childhood cancer: Mechanisms and therapy of site-specific oncogenic mutations by the human DNA transposase PGBD5
Alex Kentsis, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology Department
410-614-2275
Wednesday May 03, 2017
1:30 PM
"Operating Systems, Apps, and a Novel Chromatin Structure for the Regulation of our Genes"
James T. Kadonaga, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Section of Molecular Biology University of California, San Diego
West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
410-955-8712
Wednesday May 03, 2017
2:00 PM
Institute of Genetic Medicine Seminar Series: "Developing a drug for an mRNA splicing disease: Can we get to the clinic?"
Susan Slaughenhaupt, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Wednesday May 03, 2017
4:00 PM
4th Quarter Course Biology of Cancer presents Karen S. Sfanos, MS, Ph.D. "Cancer Microbiomes"
Karen S. Sfanos, MS, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, SOM Pathology Kidney Urologic Pathology, JHMI
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Thursday May 04, 2017
9:00 AM
From Disease to Gene: Making the Connections. A symposium to celebrate OMIM's 50th anniversary
Multiple speakers
West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Thursday May 04, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Linking Memories Across Time"
Denise Cai, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday May 04, 2017
2:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Development of cancer biomarker assays from DNA in various bodily fluids"
Simeon Springer
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Thursday May 04, 2017
4:30 PM
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Presents Director's Visiting Professor Lecture Series featuring Kevin M. Murphy, Ph.D. from University of Chicago School of Law "The Economic Value of Improved Health and Longevity"
Kevin M. Murphy, Ph.D.
George J. Stigler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Friday May 05, 2017
8:00 AM
Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data
Patricia M.C. Brown, Esquire and Karina Davidson, PhD and Casey Overby, PhD
Mountcastle Auditorium, Pre-Clinical Teaching Building
Sponsored by: ICTR
4105022749
Monday May 08, 2017
12:00 PM
Neuroethics and Disorders of Consciousness: A New Rights Agenda for Severe Brain Injury
Joseph J. Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P.
Chief, Division of Medical Ethics and Professor of Medicine,Weill Cornell Medical College
Room 2117, Sheik Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
4106145649
Monday May 08, 2017
12:15 PM
Genome-wide role for Drosophila Argonaute2 in chromatin organization and transcription regulation
Elissa Lei, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health - NIDDK
Rose Auditorium - Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution for Science
410-246-3001
Tuesday May 09, 2017
11:00 AM
Research Integrity Colloquium: Perils in Biomedical Publishing
Ivan Oransky, MD
Co-Founder of Retraction Watch
Chevy Chase Auditorium (Zayed 2119A)
Sponsored by: Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity
410-516-5560
Tuesday May 09, 2017
11:00 AM
Computational Chemistry and Machine Learning in Molecular Medicine and Healthcare: Applications from the Molecule to the Patient
Collin M. Stultz MD, PhD
Principal Investigator, Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT
Clark 110
Sponsored by: Institute for Computational Medicine
410-516-4116
Tuesday May 09, 2017
12:00 PM
DPRC: "Paying Patients for Research Participation and Organ Donation: Undue, Unjust, or Unclear?"
Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD, M.Bioethics
Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Medical Ethics and Health Policy, UPenn
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Tuesday May 09, 2017
3:00 PM
Young Investigator's Day Program
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
443-287-6165
Tuesday May 09, 2017
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Myeloid Cells in Cardiovascular Health and Disease
Matthias Nahrendorf, M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
West Lecture Hall, WBSB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday May 10, 2017
12:00 PM
"Stem Cell Exosomes for Myocardial Repair" Institute of CardioScience
Dr. Raj Kilshore, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology @ the Center of Translational Medicine, Temple University
Traylor 707
Sponsored by: SOM/Cardiology
4109552776
Wednesday May 10, 2017
1:30 PM
Chromatin determinants for centromere inheritance and strength
Ben E. Black, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Universit
West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
410-955-8712
Wednesday May 10, 2017
4:00 PM
"Neurotransmitter transporters & the cellular mechanisms of amphetamines: a presynaptic perspective"
Susan G. Amara, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, SOM (Ground Floor)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Annual Philip Bard Lecture in Medical Physiology
955-4581
Thursday May 11, 2017
12:00 PM
"Structural insights into the targeting of tail-anchored membrane proteins to the ER."
Bil Clemons, Ph.D.
Professor, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Bodian Room, 1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Monday May 15, 2017
8:00 AM
Department of Neurology Research Retreat - Session 1: Neurodegenerative Disease and Session 2: Neuroprotective/Restorative Approaches
Multiple Speakers from JHU, NIDA, and NIA
Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Neurology
443-287-0571
Monday May 15, 2017
12:00 PM
A membrane-bound 20S proteasome generates extracellular signaling peptides in the nervous system
Seth Margolis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020, 615 N.Wolfe St/
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday May 15, 2017
12:15 PM
Social reward: basic mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities.
Gul Dolen, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Rose Auditorium - Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution for Science
410-246-3001
Monday May 15, 2017
1:00 PM
Career Day - alternative careers for a PhD
Multiple speakers
Tilghman Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Tuesday May 16, 2017
9:00 AM
Fellow Research Day (Poster Session)
CRB I and II
Sponsored by: The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center/Department of Oncology
410-955-8823
Tuesday May 16, 2017
12:00 PM
DPRC: A New Bag of Tricks for Delivering Behavioral Health Care: Translating Our Work in a Learning Health Care System
Sharon L. Larson, PhD
Professor and Director of Behavior Research, Geisinger Health System
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Wednesday May 17, 2017
1:30 PM
"Maladaptive macrophage activation in chronic inflammation: origins, consequences and therapeutic approaches"
Igor Kramnik, M.D.,Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Microbiology, Boston University SOM.
CRB 2, Room 111
Sponsored by: DOM / Infectious Diseases
443-287-4141
Thursday May 18, 2017
12:00 PM
"GBM heterogeneity and the extracellular regulation of oncogenic signaling"
Joanna J. Phillips, MD-Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of California (UCSF)
Bodian Room, 1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Friday May 19, 2017
8:30 AM
The 8th Annual Johns Hopkins Cardiovascular Research Retreat
Zoltan Arany, M.D., Ph.D.
Samla Mora, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Sommer and Feinstone Auditoriums
Sponsored by: Cardiology/ SOM
410-502-2044
Friday May 19, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Erika Matunis, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins
Wood Basic Science Auditorium & Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB
410.955.4145
Monday May 22, 2017
12:15 PM
Muscle development, degeneration, and regeneration: Lessons from the zebrafish
Sharon L. Amacher, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
Rose Auditorium - Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution for Science
410-246-3001
Monday May 22, 2017
12:22 PM
Regulation of adult neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation through nucleic acid secondary structures
John Cave, PhD
Assistant Professor, Burke Medical Research Institute/Weill Cornell Medical College
Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Tuesday May 23, 2017
12:00 PM
"Mechanisms to define and tune the length of small silencing RNAs"
Ryuya Fukunaga, Ph.D.
JHUSOM, Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry
Physiology 612
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Friday May 26, 2017
2:30 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Development and validation of high-resolution cardiovascular phenotyping strategies in zebrafish reveals the clinical relevance of ROBO4 to congenital heart defects"
Courtney Woods
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Monday Jun 05, 2017
12:15 PM
Alzheimers disease and Amyloid-beta: before plaques and tangles
Juan Troncoso, M.D., Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Rose Auditorium - Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Embryology
410-246-3001