Seminar List

PATHOLOGY SEMINARS, spring 2015
FRIDAYS, 2:00-3:00 PM
670 Albany Street – Lobby level – Room #107/108
Refreshments at 1:45 PM

January 29
Nisma Mujahid, MD/PhD Candidate
“The LKB1-SIK Pathway: Dysregulation in Melanomagenesis and Regulated Use in Skin Cancer Prevention”
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine; D. Fisher Lab (MGH)

February 5
The 10th Annual Nancy L. R. Bucher, MD Seminar
David Waxman, PhD
“Unraveling the Complexity of Growth Hormone Regulated Sex Differences in Mouse Liver: Genomic and Epigenetic Approaches”
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, Boston University
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

February 12
Lydia Lynch PhD
“Obese NK Cells Lack Energy to Kill”
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

February 19
Terry Hsieh, MD/PhD Candidate
“Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Augments the Innate Immune Response to Pneumonia”
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine; Remick Lab

February 26
Laurence Beck, MD, PhD
“The Humoral Response to Autoantigen in Primary Membranous Nephropathy”
Associate Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

March 4
Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili, PhD
“The Role of Epigenetics in the Pathophysiology of Huntington’s Disease”
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director, NeuroEpigenetics Laboratory
Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease

March 11
SPRING BREAK NO SEMINAR

March 18
Melody Lun, MD/PhD Candidate
“Regionalized Cerebrospinal Fluid Factors in Development of the Cerebral Cortex”
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine; M. Lehtinen Lab (MGH)

March 25
Terry K. Means, PhD
“SCARFing Dead Cells and TREMing Inflammation”
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Immunologist, Massachusetts General Hospital

April 1
Cynthia Lemere, PhD
“Complement C3-Deficiency Protects the Mouse Hippocampus Against Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease”
Principal Investigator, Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School

April 8
Rachel Flynn, PhD
“Targeting the Replication Stress Response in ALT Positive Cancers”
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

April 15
Raymond Comenzo, MD
TBA
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director of Blood Bank and Stem Cell Processing Laboratory
Tufts University School of Medicine

April 22
TBD

April 29
Nabeel Bardeesy, PhD
TBA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Geneticist, Center for Cancer Research
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

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 live 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.