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Monday Sep 15, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer: Cause to Cure Course Presents Dr. Deborah Armstrong "Familial Syndromes - Clinical"
Deborah K. Armstrong, M.D.
Professor, Oncology Breast Cancer, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
12:00 PM
Johns Hopkins Esketamine Trial for Acute Suicidality in Depressed Patients
Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD
Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology Johns Hopkins University SOM, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4106144728
Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
3:30 PM
Dean's Research Integrity Lecture series: "Research Integrity, the Importance of the Scientist as a Responsible Member of Society"
Antony Rosen, M.B., Ch.B., B.Sc.
Vice Dean for Research, Professor and Director, Division of Rheumatology, Dept of Medicine, JHU
Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium and simulcast to Asthma & Allergy Auditorium, Bayview
Sponsored by: Division of Research Integrity, Office of Policy Coordination
410-516-4656
Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer: Cause to Cure Course Presents Dr. Edward Harhaj "Principles of Viral Oncogenesis"
Edward Harhaj, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Oncology Viral Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
12:00 PM
Oncology Translational Research Conference featuring Dr. Richard J. Jones "Of Stem Cells, Cyclophosphomide, and Vitamin A"
Richard J. Jones, M.D.,
Professor, Hematologic Malignancies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
12:00 PM
"Endosomal Na+/H+ Exchangers in Neurodevelopment and Neuropsychiatric Disease"
Eric M. Morrow, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University
Physiology Research Conference Room, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
2:30 PM
IGM Lecture Series: "Zebrafishing Expeditions - Whole-organism HTS for Genetic and Chemical Biology Studies"
Jeff Mumm, PhD
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Wilmer Eye Institute
Darner
Sponsored by: Institute Of Genetic Medicine
443-287-9320
Thursday Sep 18, 2014
12:00 PM
Estrogen Metabolism in the Etiology of Breast Cancer: Target for Environmental Modulation and Preventive Intervention
James Yager, PhD
Edyth H. Schoenrich Professor in Preventive Medicine Deputy Chair & Professor
School of Public Health - Sheldon Hall (W1214)
Sponsored by: Environmental Health Sciences
443-287-2905
Thursday Sep 18, 2014
12:00 PM
The Impact of Aging on Organelle Function and Quality Control.
Adam Hughes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor a the University of Utah
1830 East Monument Street, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Sep 18, 2014
12:00 PM
Specific and Bystander CD8 T-cells Mediating Pathology in Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
Phillip Scott, PhD
Professor & Vice Dean for Research & Academic Resources; Univ of Pennsylvania, Sch of Veterinary Med
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; Department of Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Thursday Sep 18, 2014
1:00 PM
"Molecular mechanisms of axon domain assembly"
Matthew Rasband, PhD
Dept of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Friday Sep 19, 2014
1:00 PM
Toxoplasma gondii and behavioral disease: direct and indirect effects of parasite
Mikhail Pletnikov, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
West Lecture Hall  Wood Basic Science Building
Sponsored by: Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
7-2953
Monday Sep 22, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure presents Dr. James Eshleman "Basic Biology - Genes and Pathobiology"
James Eshleman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Pathology Gastrointestinal Liver Pathology
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
12:00 PM
"Pertussis Disease and Transmission"
Dr. Tod Merkel
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
12:00 PM
Brain Expression of Repetitive Element Loci in Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression
Sarven Sabunciyan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Stanley Developmental Neurovirology, The Johns Hopkins University, S
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4106144728
Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
4:00 PM
Exploration of Novel Small Molecule Phenelzine Analogue LSD1 Inhibitors
Polina Prusevich, Thesis Presentation
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
4-8849
Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure presents Dr. Hans Hammers "Angiogenesis/tumor micro environment"
Hans-Joerg Hammers, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chemical Therapeutics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
12:00 PM
Oncology Translational Research Conference featuring Dr. Marikki Laiho "Radioactive, Pharmaceuticals that Target Cancer Cells - A Different Type of Targeted Biologic Therapy"
Marikki Laiho, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
4:00 PM
Telling Stories about Science
Bill Nelson, M.D., and Elizabeth Tracey
Director of the Kimmel Cancer Center and Director of Electronic Media
Wood Basic Sciences Auditorium
Sponsored by: JHM Marketing & Communications
443-287-8576
Thursday Sep 25, 2014
12:00 PM
Comparative analysis of Rickettsia secreted proteins: Multiple paths to virulence
Abdu F. Azad, Pharm D, PhD, MPH
Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Departments of Molecular, Microbiology & Immunology; Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Thursday Sep 25, 2014
12:00 PM
Hippo, non-apoptotic caspase functions and Src: Unexpected roles in cell shape and epithelial tube size control
Greg J. Beitel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at Northwestern Univeristy
1830 East Monument Street, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Friday Sep 26, 2014
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminars
Elizabeth Chen, PhD
Associate Professor, Molecular Biology & Genetics
WBSB Auditorium
Sponsored by: JHU School of Medicine, BCMB Graduate Program
5-4145
Monday Sep 29, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure presents Dr. William Matsui "Fundamentals of Hematologic Malignancies/Stem Cells"
William Matsui, M.D.
Professor, Hematologic Malignancies, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
2:00 PM
Diana Helis Henry and Adrienne Helis Malvin 2014 Joint Lecture Series in Parkinson's Disease Research. "From yeast cells to patient neurons: a powerful discovery platform for combatting neurodegenerative diseases"
Dr. Susan Lindquist
Member of Whitehead Institute, Professor of Biology at MIT, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: ICE
4106143359
Wednesday Oct 01, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure presents Dr. Saraswati Sukumar, "Metastasis"
Saraswati Sukumar, Ph.D.
Professor Oncology Breast Cancer, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Oct 01, 2014
12:00 PM
Oncology Translational Research Conference featuring Dr. George Sgouros, "Radioactive Pharmaceuticals that Target Cancer Cells- A Different Type of Targeted Biologic Therapy"
George Sgouros, Ph.D.
Professor, Radiation Nuclear Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Oct 01, 2014
12:00 PM
Biogenesis of the mitochondrial translation machinery
Antonio Barrientos, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, University of Miami
Physiology Research Conference Room, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Oct 01, 2014
3:00 PM
Schizophrenia Center Monthly Seminar Series: "Zooming into Schizophrenia: MRI maps to molecular mechanisms"
Scott A. Small, MD
Boris and Rose Katz Professor of Neurology, Columbia University
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Schizophrenia Center/Department of Psychiatry
4-5238
Thursday Oct 02, 2014
12:00 PM
Warping disease space to improve recovery from infections
David Schneider, PhD
Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
W1020 Becton Dickinson/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Departments of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Thursday Oct 02, 2014
12:00 PM
Spatially-resolved proteomic mapping of living cells using engineered peroxidase reporters.
Alice Ting, Ph.D.
Professor at MIT
1830 East Monument Street, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Oct 02, 2014
1:00 PM
"Retinal output channels: Diversity of ganglion cells and ganglion-cell photoreceptors"
David Berson, PhD
Fox Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and Professor of Neuroscience, Brown University
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Monday Oct 06, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure Presents Dr. Fred Bunz "DNA Damage"
Fred Bunz, M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer
410 955 9702
Tuesday Oct 07, 2014
8:30 AM
Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Symposium Key Note Speakers: Dr. Irving Weissman Dr. Arnold Caplan
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: ICE & TTEC
4106143359
Wednesday Oct 08, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure Presents Dr. Leisha Emens, M.D., Ph.D. "How cancer makes people sick"
Leisha Emens, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Oncology Cancer Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Thursday Oct 09, 2014
12:00 PM
Dean's Research Integrity Lecture series: "Research Integrity, the Importance of Data Acquisition and Management"
Scott L. Zeger, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics, Vice Provost for Research, Director of the Hopkins inHealth Initiative
Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium, and simulcast to Carroll Auditorium, Bayview
Sponsored by: Division of Research Integrity, Office of Policy Coordination
410-516-4656
Thursday Oct 09, 2014
12:00 PM
Interplay between sex hormones, mucosal immunology and susceptibility to HIV infection in the female reproductive tract
Charles Wira, PhD
Professor, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Departments of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Saturday Oct 11, 2014
9:00 AM
Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture 2014 Website: http://ictr.johnshopkins.edu/lecture
Dorothy Robert
Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Turner Auditorium
Sponsored by: ICTR
443-287-4287
Tuesday Oct 14, 2014
12:00 PM
"Bacterial effectors exploit host cell machinery to accurately target their biochemical activities"
Matthias Machner, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health, Cell Biology and Metabolism Program
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
5-3453
Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure Presents Dr. Leisha Emens "Immunotherapy"
Leisha Emens, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Oncology Cancer Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
12:00 PM
Probing Calcium Pump Structure Changes With FRET and Molecular Dynamics
Seth L. Robia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Physiology, Loyola University Chicago
Physiology Research Conference Room, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
12:00 PM
Probing Calcium Pump Structure Changes With FRET and Molecular Dynamics
Seth L. Robia, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell and Molecular Physiology, Stritch SOM, Loyola University Chicago
Physiology 203, SOM
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Tumor DNA as a cancer biomarker
Kenneth Kinzler, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology; Director, Ludwig Center at Johns Hopkins University
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology
nstocker@jhmi.edu
Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
4:00 PM
Telling Stories about Science
Randy Olson, Ph.D.
Scientist turned filmmaker and author of Don't Be Such a Scientist
Wood Basic Sciences Auditorium
Sponsored by: JHM Marketing & Communications
443-287-8576
Thursday Oct 16, 2014
12:00 PM
Ubiquitylation and Pathogene Colonization of Disease Vectors
Joao H.F. Pedra, PhD
Assistant Professor; University of Maryland School of Medicine
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; Department of Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853
Thursday Oct 16, 2014
1:00 PM
"Odorants, Receptors and Circuits for Olfactory Behavior Modification"
Anandasankar Ray, PhD
Assoc Professor & Director of the Center For Disease Vector Research, Entomology Dept, UC Riverside
West Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, WBSB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Monday Oct 20, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure Presents - Dr. Phuoc Tran "Principles of Radiotherapy"
Phuoc T. Tran, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
8:00 AM
Fundamentals of Cancer Cause to Cure Presents - Dr. Nita Ahuja "Principles of Surgical Oncology"
Nita Ahuja, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
12:00 PM
Systems Genetics approaches to understand tuberculosis pathogenesis
Christopher Sassetti, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Room 111, CRB 2
Sponsored by: Medicine
28162
Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Next generation technologies for dissecting immune responses
H. Benjamin Larman, Ph.D.
Instructor, Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Pathology
nstocker@jhmi.edu
Thursday Oct 23, 2014
12:00 PM
Complex effector, regulatory and MAIT T cell immunity to S. Typhi in humans following vaccination or challenge with wild-type organisms
Marcelo B. Sztein, PhD
Professor & Associate Director/University of Maryland
W1020/JHBSPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; Department of Infectious Diseases
443-287-4853