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Monday Mar 27, 2017
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds: Purifying perivascular progenitors: Efforts in bone tissue engineering
Aaron W. James, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology, JHUSOM
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday Mar 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Informed Refusal: Towards a Justice-based Bioethics
Ruha Benjamin, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University
Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Monday Mar 27, 2017
12:15 PM
Alzheimers disease and Amyloid-beta: before plaques and tangles
Juan Troncoso, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Rose Auditorium - Carnegie Institution
Sponsored by: Carnegie Institution for Science
4102463001
Monday Mar 27, 2017
1:30 PM
Finding, understanding for eliminating the HIV reservoir
Monsef Benkirane, PhD
Director, Institute of Human Genetics, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), France
Rangos 590
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research
410-955-7757
Monday Mar 27, 2017
3:00 PM
The Thirteenth Cell Biology Discovery Lecture: "The Dynamics of Mouse Gastrulation: Cell Biology Controls Cell Fate"
Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Developmental Biology Program, Sloan-Kettering Institute
WBSB Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-6810
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
12:00 PM
"Chromatin Readers and Nuclear Architecture"
Gerd Blobel, M.D., Ph.D.
Frank E. Weise III Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman SOM U-Penn, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
12:00 PM
DPRC: "Neural Networks Underlying Empathy in Health and Neurodegenerative Disease"
Katherine P. Rankin, PhD
Professor in Residence, Department of Neurology, UCSF
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
3:00 PM
Tracking Adult Neurogenesis in the Rodent Olfactory Bulb with MRI
Alan Koretsky, Ph.D.
NIH
WBSB West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: ICE
43359
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Using Nanobodies: Phenotypic Screens, Visualization of an Immune Response
Hidde Ploegh, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator and Professor, Boston Children's Hospital
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday Mar 29, 2017
11:00 AM
Stay on Target: Deconvoluting Mixed Redox Messages Through Precision Redox Targeting
Yimon Aye, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Wednesday Mar 29, 2017
12:00 PM
"Defective Sodium Channels in Brain and Pain"
Alfred L. George, Jr., M.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Northwestern University
Physiology Library, Physiology 203, SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Mar 29, 2017
1:30 PM
AAA+ Protein Degradation Machines
Robert T. Sauer, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Biology, M.I.T.
West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
410-955-8712
Wednesday Mar 29, 2017
2:00 PM
IGM Seminar Series: "Lessons learned from complex genomes"
Thomas Gingeras, Ph.D.
Head, Functional Genomics, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories
West Lecture Hall
Sponsored by: Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Thursday Mar 30, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Modulation of Social Behaviors by Genes and Environmental Factors"
Gloria Choi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Mar 30, 2017
4:00 PM
Department of Biology Seminar Series Presents: 'Using genetics to study retrovirus infection,' Susan Ross Host: Karen Beemon
Susan Ross, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mudd Hall, Room 100
Sponsored by: Department of Biology
410-516-7300
Friday Mar 31, 2017
12:00 PM
p53: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Hua Lu, Ph.D., M.B. (US M.D. Equivalent)
Tulane University SOM, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Professor and Chair
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Monday Apr 03, 2017
8:30 AM
Third Annual Fred and Janet Sanfilippo Visiting Professor Lecture: Moving toward competency-based advancement: EPAs in medical education
Deborah E. Powell, M.D.
Dean Emeritus and Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology,University of Minnesota Medical Schoo
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday Apr 03, 2017
11:59 PM
Nexus Award for Externships in Drug and Device Development
up to $25,000 including a maximum of $5,000 in travel, $200/day in support or replacement salary sup
Sponsored by: Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
410-614-1914
Tuesday Apr 04, 2017
11:00 AM
Steering Cancer Evolution: Harnessing Phenotypic Heterogeneity to Design Better Therapies
Alexander R.A. Anderson, PhD
Co-Director of Integrated Mathematical Oncology (IMO) and senior member of Moffitt Cancer Center
Clark 110
Sponsored by: Institute for Computational Medicine
410-516-4116
Wednesday Apr 05, 2017
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Polyploidy as a Stimulus for Liver Regeneration and Adaptation: An Early Role for microRNA-122
Andrew Duncan, Ph.D.
Core Faculty Member, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, PathologyDept, Univ of Pittsburgh
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Dept. of Pathology
410-614-2275
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
12:00 PM
""Divide to Multiply: exploring the role of mitochondrial fission in pancreatic cancer"
David Kashatus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Health System
Bodian Room, 1830 E. Monument St., Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
12:00 PM
The Secret Lives of Fucose
Robert S. Haltiwanger, Ph.D.
Professor, GRA Eminent Scholar in Biomedical Glycoscience,
W1020 (Becton Dickinson)
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
12:00 PM
Cancer Biology Seminar Series "Molecular early detection of colorectal cancer"
Gerrit A. Meijer, MD, PhD
Head, Department of Pathology, Netherlands Cancer Institute
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Cancer Biology, Oncology
410-955-2813
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
4:00 PM
The 17th Daniel Nathans Lecture in Molecular Biology and Genetics - "Systems Biology and Big Data are Transforming Medicine and Healthcare"
Lee Hood, M.D., Ph.D. (Host: Dr. Jeremy Nathans)
Senior Vice President/Chief Science Officer, President, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, Ground Floor, WBSB, JHU School of Medicine
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
410-955-0397
Friday Apr 07, 2017
11:00 AM
Research Integrity Colloquium: The Changing Landscape of Biomedical Communication
Cynthia Wolberger, PhD, Steve Gould, PhD, and Matt DeCamp, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Mountcastle Auditorium, Pre-Clinical Teaching Building (PCTB)
Sponsored by: Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity
410-516-5560
Monday Apr 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Unraveling viral RNA genomes: One segment at a time
Victoria D'Souza, PhD
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday Apr 10, 2017
12:00 PM
Creating SPACE for Decision-Making in Serious Pediatric Illness: Emotions, Hope, and Parental Sense of Duty
Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH
Director, Department of Medical Ethics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Room 2117, Sheik Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Tuesday Apr 11, 2017
12:00 PM
The effects of stimulus deprivation on the olfactory system: Does absence make the nose grow fonder?
David Coppola, Ph.D.
Randolph-Macon College, Professor, Department of Biology
Physiology 612
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Wednesday Apr 12, 2017
12:00 PM
"Copper homeostasis in development and disease"
Micheal Petris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Apr 12, 2017
12:00 PM
"Mitochondrial Calcium Exchange in Cardiac Physiology and Disease" Institute of CardioScience
Dr. John Elrod, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology @ Center for Translational Medicine, Temple University
Traylor 707
Sponsored by: SOM/Cardiology
4109552776
Wednesday Apr 12, 2017
12:00 PM
"CTHRC1, a hormonal regulator of body composition and physical activity"
Volkhard Lindner, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Tufts University School of Medicine
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
410-955-4581
Wednesday Apr 12, 2017
3:00 PM
"Mechanics of epithelial monolayers"
Guillaume Charras, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell and Tissue Biophysics, University: College of London
Bodian Room, 1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Apr 13, 2017
12:00 PM
TACI assume a novel role beyond B cell homeostasis: Implications for host immune response against parasites
Mustafa Akkoyunlu, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator, US Food & Drug Administration, Washington, DC
W1020 Becton Dickinson
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
955-3457
Tuesday Apr 18, 2017
12:00 PM
Impact of phages on cholera and development of two preventatives"
Andrew Camilli, Ph.D.
Professor, Tufts University, SOM, Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, HHMI
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Wednesday Apr 19, 2017
12:00 PM
Biomedical Research Awareness Day (BRAD): "Advancements in Reconstructive Transplantation: The Crucial Role of Animal Research"
Gerald Brandacher, M.D.
Scientific Director, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Program, Associate Professor at JHU SOM
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: AMP / Dept. Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
(410) 955-3273
Thursday Apr 20, 2017
12:00 PM
Cell Biology Seminar Series: "Signaling interactions controlling stem cell self-renewal, differentiation and de-differentiation"
Erika Bach, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, NYU School of Medicine
1830 Bldg. Suite 2-200 / Bodian Room
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-955-3204
Thursday Apr 20, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Two New Types of Cell-Surface Receptors as New Therapeutic Targets"
Hui Sun, PhD
Professor of Physiology & Ophthalmology, UCLA School of Medicine
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Friday Apr 21, 2017
3:00 PM
Neuroethics Seminar: Neurotechnology
James Giordano Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Biochemistry, Georgetown University Medical Center
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
410-614-4729
Friday Apr 21, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Dwight Bergles, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Professor of Neuroscience
Wood Basic Science Auditorium & Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB Graduate Program
4109554145
Monday Apr 24, 2017
12:00 PM
Climate Change for Bioethicists: Some Challenges
Dale Jamieson, MA, PhD
Chair, Environmental Studies Department, New York University
Room 2117, Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Wednesday Apr 26, 2017
12:00 PM
"Leveraging Copper Utilization by Kinases as a Novel Vulnerability in Cancer"
Donita Brady, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
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
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
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
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
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
3:00 PM
Young Investigator's Day Program
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
443-287-6165
Wednesday May 10, 2017
11:00 AM
"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
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