By Martin Steffen

UPDATED: 11th Annual Bucher Seminar

March 20th, 2017 in Spotlight

Friday, October 13th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

The 11th Annual Nancy L. R. Bucher, MD Seminar

Stephen R. Farmer, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry

Boston University School of Medicine

Recruitment of Vascular Progenitors during Adipose Expansion and Fibrosis”

Location: 670 Albany Street; Lobby Level #107/108

Reception to Follow

 

 

 

Dissertation Defense – Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March 14th, 2017 in Spotlight

Dissertation Defense Seminar ~~ Tuesday, March 21, 2017

2:00-3:00 PM

              

Characterizing the Airway Epithelium following Chemical Exposure:
Molecular Alterations and their Potential Utility in the
Treatment of Lung Disease

 

Elizabeth Moses
PhD Candidate
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Location & Time:
Instructional Building; L-112

2:00-3:00 PM
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Dissertation Defense – Friday, March 10, 2017

March 8th, 2017 in Spotlight

Dissertation Defense Seminar ~~ Friday, March 10, 2017

10:00-11:00 AM

              

“Induction of Human Macrophage Cell Death by Neisseria gonorrhoeae

 

Jessica (Allen) Ritter
PhD Candidate
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

10:00-11:00 AM
Friday, March 10, 2017

 

Departmental Seminar – February 24, 2017

February 19th, 2017 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, February 24, 2017

2:00-3:00 PM

              

Subha Singh, First Year MS Candidate
(D. Anderson Lab)
“Seminal Fluid and its Inflammation Properties on Vaginal Epithelium Cells”

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Rawan Tahboub, First Year MS Candidate
(Rahimi Lab)
“Signal Transduction by Cell Adhesion Molecule, IGPR-1”

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, February 24, 2017

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Departmental Seminar – February 17, 2017

February 14th, 2017 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, February 17, 2017

2:00-3:00 PM

              

“Process Improvements in Biobanking, in Partnership with the National Cancer Institute

 

Chris Andry, MPHil, PhD
Vice Chair for Operations and Management
Associate Professor
Director Masters Graduate Program
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, February 17, 2017

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Departmental Seminar – November 18, 2016

November 14th, 2016 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, November 18, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

              

“Defining Humoral Correlates of Protection in Infection and Vaccination

 

Todd Suscovich, PhD
Staff Scientist
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, November 18, 2016

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 1)  recall that while antibody titers and neutralization are considered the gold standard for the selection of successful vaccines, these parameters are often inadequate predictors of protective immunity; 2) report that the authors used an integrative approach termed Systems Serology to analyze relationships among humoral responses elicited in four HIV vaccine trials and 3) state that although over 80 vaccines, covering more than 20 diseases, have been licensed in the United States, vaccine design efforts against persisting infections, including malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV, continue to fail.

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Departmental Seminar – November 4, 2016

November 1st, 2016 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, November 4, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

              

“Effects of Tumor Evolution On Cancer Genomes

 

Rameen Beroukhim, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology and Cancer Biology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, November 4, 2016

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 1) recall that recent studies have detailed the genomic landscape of primary endometrial cancers, but the evolution of these cancers into metastases has not been characterized; 2) state that endometrial cancer is the most common pelvic gynecological malig­nancy in industrialized countries, partially owing to the obesity epidemic and 3) report that across primary endometrial cancers, 21 new signifi­cantly mutated genes have been identified.

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Departmental Seminar – October 28, 2016

October 22nd, 2016 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, October 28, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

              

“From Chromatin to the Midbody: Control of Epithelial Cell Cycle by JADE1

 

Maria Panchenko, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, October 28, 2016

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 1) recall that the family of JADE proteins includes three paralogues encoded by individual genes and designated PHF17 (JADE1), PHF16 (JADE2), and PHF15 (JADE3); 2) report that so far JADE1 is the most studied member of the JADE family and 3) state that JADE proteins are encoded by individual genes which are mapped to different chromosomes and designated as PHF17 (JADE1), PHF16 (JADE3), and PHF15 (JADE2).

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Departmental Seminar – October 21, 2016

October 18th, 2016 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, October 21, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

              

“Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Augments Innate Immune Responses

 

Daniel Remick, MD
Chair and Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, October 21, 2016

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 1) report that traumatic brain injury (TBI) results in significant morbidity and mortality and is associated with infectious complications, particularly pneumonia; 2) state that TBI is a major cause of death and disability in both civilian and military populations. and 3) recall that pneumonia is the most common infectious complication associated with TBI, occurring in 20–60% of head-injured patients.

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Departmental Seminar – October 14, 2016

October 10th, 2016 in Spotlight

Seminar Series: Fall 2016 ~~ Friday, October 14, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

              

“Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy: New Insights into Disease Pathogenesis

 

Jeffrey Saffitz, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

 

Location & Time:
670 Albany Street
Lobby Level #107/108

2:00-3:00 PM
Friday, October 14, 2016

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Residents, Greater Boston Scientific Community (advertised in MIT’s Bulletin).

At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 1) repeat that Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM) is characterized by frequent cardiac arrhythmias; 2) state that Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM) is a highly arrhythmic form of human heart disease and a significant cause of sudden death in the young and 3) recall that ACM is caused by mutations in genes that encode proteins in the desmosome, a specialized intercellular-junction complex.

Course Director: Barbara Slack, PhD

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.