April 2014

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Surgery/GI Grand Rounds
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA7:00-8:50; L112
Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Group & BNORC
“Single cell RNA-seq analysis of human adipose-derived cells”
Tarjei S. Mikkelsen PhD
Group Leader, Broad Technology Labs
10:00-11:00; X714
Pathology & Lab Medicine
“Circulating Tumor Cell Technology: Applications for Personalized Medicine”
David Kindelberger, MD
Med Dir, Converge Diagnostic Services, Peabody, Mass
8:30 – 9:30; 670 Albany - 107/108
Systems Biology
“Why are chomotaxis receptors clustered but other receptors aren’t?”
Ned Wingreen, PhD
Howard A Prior Prof of the Life Sciences, Dept of Mol Biology, Princeton University
12:45-02:00, LSEB-103
Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Amity Manning, PhD
Instructor & Assistant in Genetics, MGH/HMS
09:00-10:00; R-309
Dept of Biochemistry
“Topic: TBD”
Ram Sasisekharan, PhD
Alfred H. Caspary Prof of Biol Eng & Health Sci & Technology, MIT
12:00-1:00; K-103
Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Yohannes Tesfaigzi PhD
Lovelace Respiratory Research Inst, Albuquerque, NM
11:00-12:00; R-309
Anatomy & Neurobiology
“The Role of VEGF in the Adult: Implications for Anti-VEGF Therapies”
Patricia A D’Amore PhD
Prof Ophthalmology/Pathology, HMS
1:30 – 2:30; Keefer Auditorium
Genetics & Genomics RIP
“Macaque immunogenetics via ten multi-resolution denovo genome assemblies”
kshaya Ramesh, BUSM
11:00-12:00; E-613
“Weight and Mortality: The Population Perspective”
Katherine M Flegal PhD
Sr Scientist & Distinguished Consultant, NCHS, CDC
10:30-11:30; L-112
Genome Science Institute
“Translating dosage compensation to trisomy 21″
Jeanne B Lawrence, PhD
Prof, Cell & Dev Biology; Pediatrics, UMass Medical School
03:00-04:00; X714/715
Sterling Drug Visiting Professor
“Towards Rebuilding Neuronal Circuits After Injury”
Zhigang He, PhD BM
Prof Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital; HMS
2:00-3:20; L-110
Psychiatry GR
“DSM-V: Ethnic and Cultural Considerations; The Cultural Formulations and Interview Guides”
Russell Lim, MD
Clinical Pro Health Sciences, Dept Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis Med Centr
2:00-3:00; Menino-2
Pathology & Lab Medicine
“New Insights into Therapeutic Targets in Multiple Myeloma”
Kenneth C Anderson, MD
Kraft Family Prof Med, HMS
1:45–2:45, 670 Albany - 107/108
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BMC Injury Prevention Ctr
“Injury prevention in the Emergency Department and beyond”
Michael Mello, MD MPH FACEP Assoc Prof Health Services, Policy & Practice, Alpert Medical School Brown University
11:00-12:00; Menino-2
Systems Biology
“Insights from a global view of secondary metabolism: Small molecules from the human microbiota
Michael Fischbach, PhD
Assist Prof Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences,UCSF
12:45-02:00, LSEB-103
Pulmonary Center
“Pro-resolving mediators in acute lung injury and inflammation”
Bruce D Levy MD
Assoc Prof, HMS
Molecular & Cell Biolgy
“B cells link periodontal disease and Type2 Diabetes”
Barbara Nicolajczyk, PhD
Assoc Prof, Microbiology, BUSM
12:00-1:00; E-434
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
Respiratory Dentritic Cells and the Control of Anti-viral Effector and Memory TCell responses”
Thomas Braciale, MD PhD
Prof Pathology Microbiology
Univ Virginia School of Med
1:00–2:00; L-504
Molecular & Cell Biolgy
“The Varied roles of RNA editing in gene expression: How organisms avoid perfection”
Robert Reenan, PhD
Brown University
12:00-1:00; E-434

ID Grand Rounds

“Systems Biology of Bacterial Pathogenesis”
Deborah Hung, MD PhD
Broad Institute at MIT
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Statistical Genetics Working Group
Seung Hoan, PhD Candidate
Biostatistics BUSPH
09:30-11:00; Crosstown 305
Physiology & Biophysics
“No child should die from it: Toward a vaccine to prevent shigellosis”
Wendy L Picking PhD
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State Univ
1:30–2:45; R-103
Sterling Drug Visiting Professor
“The Neuregulin-ErbB signaling pathway regulates synaptic plasticity, neuronal networks and behaviors associated with psychiatric disorders”
Andres L Buonano, PhD
Nat Inst Child Health & Human Development, NIH
2:00-3:20; L-110
Psychiatry GR
“Triad in the evaluation and care of military members with TBI, PTSD and Substance Use Disorders”
Michael Dekker, MD
Director, Dept Addiction Medicine, Directorate of Behavioral Health
Department of Defense, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
2:00-3:00; Menino-2
Pathology & Lab Medicine
“Endothelial Dysfunction due to Shiga Toxin induced tissue damage”
Chad Mayer MD PhD Cand
1:45–2:45, 670 Albany - 107/108
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Surgery Grand Rounds
“Incisional Ventral Hernias & their Repair by Component Separation”
William Tobler, MD
Chief Resident, General Surgery Program
7:00-8:50; L112
Pathology & Lab Medicine/The Cancer Care Center
“Analysis of Decision making at a Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Tumor Board Incorporating Evidence-Based NCCN Guidelines”
Ming Tam Truong, MD
8:30 – 9:30; FGH-1
Head & Neck  Cancer Symposium
Translating Research to Therapy & Cure
Jatin P Shah PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Robert A Weinberg PhD
MIT Center for Molecular Oncology
7:30-6:00; Trustees Ballroom
Dept of Biochemistry
“Understanding Wnt signaling and beyond”
Xi He, PhD
Prof Neurology, HMS
12:00-1:00; K-103
ADC Lecture Series
“Stress Granules and Neurodegeneration: The Role of RNA Binding Proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Ben Wolozin, PhD
Prof Neurology, BUSM
12:00-1:00; L-110
Slone Memorial Lecture
“Influenza and Pregnancy: Before and After the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic”
Sonja Rasmussen, MD MS
Acting Dir, Influenza Coordination Unit, CDC
3:00-4:00; Slone
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
Aggravation and Madness: Understanding Intracellular Growth by a Robust Bacterial Pathogen”
Ralph Isberg, PhD, Prof Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University
1:00–2:00; NEIDL
Pharmacology & Exp Therapeutics
“Developing new therapies for intractable epilepsies”
Scott C Baraban, PhD
Dept Neurological Surgery, Univ California, SF
2:00-3:20; L-110