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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
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer: Cause to Cure presents Cindy Sears, M.D. "Microbiota and Cancer"
Cynthia Sears, M.D.
Professor, Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Monday Oct 03, 2016
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds: "Development of in vitro diagnostic multivariate index assay (IVDMIA) for clinical applications - lessons learned from two FDA cleared tests"
Zhen Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Oncology, JHUSOM
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Pathology
410-955-9790
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
Tuesday Oct 04, 2016
12:00 PM
Psychiatry Research Conference: "Rethinking Suicide Risk Assessment: A Data-Informed Approach"
Alan "Lanny" Berman, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Wednesday Oct 05, 2016
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure: Deborah Armstrong, M.D. "Familial Syndromes-Clinical"
Deborah Armstrong, M.D.
Professor, Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
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
Oncology Translational Research Conference featuring Eric Raabe, M.D., Ph.D. "Targeting Stem Cells Factors and Their Downstream Effectors in Brain Tumors"
Eric Raabe, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
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
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
4:00 PM
Telling Stories About Science
Luis Alberto Montero Cabrera
Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Havana
Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium
Sponsored by: Marketing and Communications
410-502-9479
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
Friday Oct 07, 2016
8:30 AM
The Joseph C. Eggleston, M.D. Visiting Professor Lecture in Surgical Pathology: The Osteoblast Lineage in Health and Disease
Andrew E. Rosenberg, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair Director of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Miller School of Medicine, Unive
The Chevy Chase Auditorium, Zayed Tower, Mezzanine, Room 2119A
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
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
12:00 PM
Psychiatry Research Conference: "Why Should We Care About Who Enrolls in a Randomized Trial? Assessing and Enhancing the Generalizability of Trials to Target Populations."
Elizabeth A. Stuart, PhD
Associate Dean for Education, Professor of Mental Health, Biostatistics, Health Policy & Mgt., JHSPH
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Tuesday Oct 11, 2016
12:00 PM
Update on Translational Research Enhancement Core
James Potter, BS
Assistant Professor, Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, JHUSOM
203 Physiology Building
Sponsored by: GI Core Center/Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
410-955-8018
Tuesday Oct 11, 2016
12:00 PM
"Post-transcriptional Mechanisms Regulating Synapse Growth and Cognitive Function"
Mollie K. Meffert, M.D., Ph.D.
JHU SOM, Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Oct 11, 2016
12:30 PM
Pilot Project Progress: "Predicting outcome of patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation, using circulating tumor cells"
Amy Kim, MD
Assistant Professor, Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, JHUSOM
203 Physiology Building
Sponsored by: GI Core Center/Div of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
410-955-8018
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
"Exosomes as key regulators of signal relay during chemotaxis."
Carole A. Parent, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, NIH
1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
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
Thursday Oct 13, 2016
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "NMDARs Control Construction of a Hippocampal Feedforward Inhibitory Pathway"
Chris McBain, PhD
Senior Investigator, Program in Developmental Neurobiology, NICHD, NIH
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Friday Oct 14, 2016
12:00 PM
"Oxygen Sensing, Sleep Apnea, and Hypertension"
Gregg L. Semenza, M.D., Ph.D.
C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Genetic Medicine, Pediatrics, Medicine, Oncology
W2030, Paige Hall, Wolfe St Bldg
Sponsored by: Department of Environmental Health and Engineering
410-614-3275
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
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
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
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
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
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
12:00 PM
NAD+ and the regulation of adherence and virulence in Candida glabrata
Brendan Cormack, PhD
Professor, Johns Hopkins University, SOM
W1020 (Becton Dickinson)
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
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
2:00 PM
6th M. Daniel and Patricia Sonquist Lane Lecture entitled "Regulation of Growth by the mTOR pathway"
David M. Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Professor of Biology, MIT
Wood Basic Science Auditorium
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
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
Monday Nov 07, 2016
3:00 PM
The Changing Landscape in Multi-Center Clinical Research
Eric Peterson, MD
Executive Director of the 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
Wednesday Nov 09, 2016
11:00 AM
"The highs and lows of Calcium and myosin binding protein C phosphorylation in the hypertrophic heart" Institute of CardioScience Basic Seminar Series
Dr. Michael Previs, PhD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont
Traylor 707
Sponsored by: SOM/Cardiology
4109552776