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

**September 17th – THURSDAY @ 1:00
Dr. Kiyotaka Nishikawa
“Peptide-based Stx Neutralizers for Treatment of STEC Infections”
Professor, Faculty of Life and Medical Sciences
Doshisha University; Kyoto, Japan
**Please note change of date and time**

September 18th
Filip Swirski, PhD
“Growth Factor Influence on Macrophages in Infection and Metabolism”
Associate Professor, Center for Systems Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School

September 25th
Christina Tognoni, PhD
“Effects of Exercise, Aging, and Alzheimer’s-like Mutations on Brain and Behavior”
Postdoctoral Fellow, Blusztajn Lab
Department of Pathology; Boston University School of Medicine

October 2nd
Raymond Kelleher III, MD, PhD
“How Presenilin Mutations Cause Alzheimer’s Disease”
Associate Professor of Neurology
Principal Investigator, Center for Human Genetic Research
Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School

October 9th
Sanja Sever, PhD
“Dynamin, a Novel Pharmacological Target in Chronic Kidney Diseases”
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Division
Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School

October 16th
Jacquelyn Sikora Hanson, PhD Candidate
“Genetic Variation of the Transthyretin Gene May Impact Disease Pathogenesis in Wild-type Transthyretin Amyloidosis (ATTRwt)
Department of Pathology; Connors Lab
Boston University School of Medicine

October 23rd
Maria Kontaridis, PhD
“Role of SHP2 in Development and Disease: From Congenital Heart Disease to Lupus”
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Research Cardiovascular Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Harvard Medical School

October 30th
Benjamin Medoff, MD
“Innate & Adaptive Immune Interactions in Asthma”
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Associate Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School

November 6th
Caitlin Miller, PhD Candidate
“The Role of Viral Protein R in HIV-1 Infection”
Department of Pathology; Gummuluru Lab
Boston University School of Medicine

November 13th
Yongjie Yang, PhD
“Astroglia-Mediated Pathogenic Mechanisms in Fragile X Syndrome (FXS)”
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts University

November 20th
Jatin Roper, MD
“Diet-activated PPAR-delta Enhances Stemness and Tumorigenicity of Intestinal Progenitor Cells”
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Molecular Oncology Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center
Visiting Scientist, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

November 27th – Thanksgiving Holiday-No Seminar

December 4th
Jessica Ritter, PhD Candidate
“Neisseria gonorrhoeae Induces non-canonical Pyroptosis in Human Macrophages”
Department of Pathology; Genco Lab
Boston University School of Medicine

 

 

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.