November 2014

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Twelfth Annual J. Stephen Fink, MD PhD Mem Lecture
“The Tale of Mitochondria in Parkinson’s Disease,”
Serge Przedborski, MD PhD
Page and William Black Professor, Neurology, Columbia University
8:00-9:00; L-110
Kathleen Bennett Memorial Lecture
“Community-based medical education: state of the art educator perspectives & future directions”Crosstown 2, room 2127
Department of Surgery GR
“Mesenteric Vascular Disease: What every Surgeon Should Know”
William C. Mackey, MD
Chair, Dept Surgery, Tufts
7:00-8:00; L-110
TBI/PTSD Comferece
“PTSD in Female Veterans: Overview of Recent Research Findings”
Dawne Vogt, PhD
Assoc Prof Psychiatry, BUSM
8:50-09:35; Hiebert Lounge“Current concepts in CTE”
Ann McKee, MD
Chief, Neuropathology, BUSM
9:45-10:30;Hiebert Lounge
CReM Seminar Series
“Endogenous Bioelectric Controls of Cell Behavior in Regeneration, Development, and Cancer: Molecular Mechanisms and Biomedical Opportunities
Michael Levin, PhD
Tufts University
9:00-10:00, X-715
Dermatology Grand Rounds
“Photocarcinogenesis and squamous cell carcinoma”
Alice Pentland, PhD
University of Rochester
10:15-11:15, 670Albany 107/8
ID Grand Rounds
“Developing a Mortality Prediction Tool among HIV Patients on ART”
Laura White, PhD
Dept Biostatistics, BUSPH
12:00-1:00; E-112A
Statistical Genetics
“Topic: TBA”
Gina Peloso, PhD
Broad Institute, MIT
9:30-11:0; Crosstown-305
Microbiology & Immunology Trainee Seminar
“Topic: TBA”
Fadie Coleman & Munir Mosaheb
Microbiology, BUSM
12:00–1:00, L-504
Dept of Biochemistry
“Hijacking the hematopoietic system and other dirty tricks that cancers play”
Sandra McAllister PhD
Assist Prof Medicine, HMS; BWH
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Mechanisms of host manipulation by herpesviruses”
Ekaterina Heldwein, PhD
Tufts University
12:00–1:00, NEIDL 5
Systems Biology Seminar
“Computational modeling of cellular signaling pathways”
Martin Meier-Schellersheim, PhD
Chief, Computational Biology Unit,
Lab of Systems Biology, NIAID NIH
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
Schleroderma Center of Research Translation
“Role of TSP1 via CD47 in promoting pulmonary arterial hypertension”
Jeffrey S. Isenberg, MD MPH
UPittsburgh School of Medicine
11:00-12:00; E-542
Whittaker Cardiovascular Inst
Title: TBA
Jessica Fry, Ronald Nepple
BUSM
12:00-1:00; X-715
GSI 6th Annual Research Symp
Presentations and Poster sessions
12:00-5:00; Hiebert Lounge
Biochemistry Faculty Candidate Seminar
“Uncovering Dynamic RNA-protein Interactions During Vertebrate Embryogenesis”
Daniel Cifuentes-Buira, PhD
Associate Research Scientist,
Department of Genetics
Yale University
12:00-1:00;K-103
Gijs van Seventer Env Health
“Pesticides in Framworkers and Families”
Alex Lu PhD
Harvard School of Public Health
12:45-1:45; L-210
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Physiology and Biophysics
“Tropomyosin movement on F-actin explained by energy landscapes”
Marek Orzechowski, PhD
BUSM, Dept P&B
1:30-03:00; R-103
Alzheimer’s Disease Center
“Blueprint for the Genetic Architecture of AD”
Lindsay Farrer, PhD
Prof Neurology, BUSM
12:00-1:00; L-110
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“RIG-I-like Receptor Regulation in Virus Infection and Immmunity”
Michaela Gack, PhD
Assist Prof Microbiology & Immunology, HMS
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
Sterling Drug Seminar Series
“Astrocyte toxicity in ALS”
Serge Przedborski, Md PhD
Neurology, Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia Univ
2:00-3:00; Bakst Auditorium

2014 Lopez Lecture (BUSPH)
Topic: TBA
Steve Wing, PHD

Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC
12:45-1:45; L-210

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Adipose & Metabolic Tissue Group 
“An Intracellular Role of apoC3 in VLDL Assembly/secretion”
Zemin Yao, PhD
Prof Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, University of Ottawa
10:00-11:–; X714
Center for Systems Neuroscience
“The maps inside your head”
Vijay Balasubramanian, PhD UPenn
12:00-1:00; 24 Cummington St; Room 109
ID Grand Rounds
“Central Nervous System during HIV Infection”
Kenneth Williams, PhD
Professor Biology, Boston College
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Gijs van Seventer Env Health
“Topic TBA”
Speaker TBA

12:45-1:45; L-210
ImmunologyJournal Club
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00–1:00, L-504
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Topic: TBA”
Senad Divanovic, PhD
University of Cincinnati
12:00–1:00, L-504
Systems Biology Seminar
“Topic: TBA”
Michael Springer, PhD
Asst Prof Systems Biology, HMS
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
Biostatistics Seminars
Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; Crosstown 305
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“STAT Signaling in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Cancer”
David Frank, MD PhD
Assoc Prof Medicine, HMS; DFCI
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
Special Bioinformatics Seminar
“Accessing human genetic variation in the rising era of individual genome sequence”
Ben Busby PhD
Genomics Outreach Coordinator, NCBI, NIH
1:30-2:30; LSEB-103
G Van Seventer Series: Modern Food Systems, The Environment and Human Health
“Recent Developments in food animal production”
Ellen Silbergeld, PhD
Prof Env Health Sci, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
12:45-1:45; L-210
Climate Science & Human Health
“The Effects of Climate Change on Human Health”
Wendy Ring, MD
Physicians for a National Health Program/Physicians for Social Responsibility/Climate911
12:00-1:00; L-201
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Nathaniel L Rossi PhD
Univ of Pittsburgh
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Sterling Drug Lecture
“Mapping & Modeling of Microbial Cellular Networks”
James Galagan, PhD
Assoc Prof, Biomedical Eng & Microbiology, BU
2:00-3:20; R115
Anatomy & Neurobiology
“Whole brain connectivity mapping of the aging Rhesus monkey”
Bang-Bon Koo PhD
PostDoc Assoc, Anatomy & Neurobiology, BUSM
2:00-3:00;L-1008
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Microbiology & Immunology Postdoctoral Seminar
“Topic: TBA”
Laure Deflube
BUSM
12:00–1:00, L-504
Dept of Biochemistry
“EGF receptor endocytosis:
mechanisms and role in signaling”

Alexander Sorkin PhD
Chair, Dept Cell Biology, Univ Pittsburgh School of Medicine
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Topic: TBA”
Ramon Bonegio, MD
BUSM/BMC
12:00–1:00, L-504
Slone Brown Bag Seminar
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; Slone Center (CRC)
Center for Immunobiology Mini-Symposium
Immune Cells and Metabolism”
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8:30-1:00; Hiebert Lounge
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Physiology and Biophysics
“Transient Interactions between Bacterial Phospholipase Cs and Membranes”
Anne Gershenson, PhD
UMass Amherst
1:30-03:00; R-103
Slone Center Brown Bag Seminar
“Extent of off-label use of psychotropic drugs in Danish children and adolescents: a research-year project”
Eva Skovslund Nielsen
Aarhus University, Denmark
12:00-1:00, Slone Center
Systems Biology Seminar
“Computational Studies of Mutational Heterogeneity within and across Tumors”
Ben J. Raphael, PhD
Assoc Prof Computer Science, Brown U
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
Statistical Genetics
“Genetics Analysis Workshop: Debrief”
S Wang, V Fisher, X Deng, S Lent, A Pitsillides
Boston University
9:30-11:0; Crosstown-305
Dept Surgery Research
“A splice in Time: Alternative Fobronectin Splicing Progects Against Flow-mediated Hemorrhage of the Arterial Wall”
Patrick Murphy, PhD 
MIT
4:00-5:00, C-512 Whitelaw Room
Anatomy & Neurobiology
“Motor Function in the Face of Changing Bodies & Task constraints”
Simone Gill, PhD
Asst Prof, Occupational Therapy, BUSM
2:00-3:00;L-1008
Scleroderma Center
“Role of TSP1 via CD47 in Promoting Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”
Jeffrey S. Isenberg, MD, MPH
Assoc Prof Medicine, U Pittsburgh School of Medicine
11:00-12:00; E-542
H D Kirshenbaum MD Lecture
Topic: TBA
Jeffrey M Drazen, MD
Editor in Chief, NEJM
Prof Medicine, HNS
5:00: Hiebert Lounge
GSI Seminar Series
“Transcriptional Control of Cell Identity”
Richard Young, PhD
Biology, MIT/Whitehead Inst
3:00-4:00; X-714/5
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Chemical Approaches to the Study of Viruses”
Priscilla Yang, PhD
Assist Prof Microbiology & Immunology, HMS
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
BU Prog in Addiction Science
“Social Stress, Alcohol and Cocaine: The role of CRF-Dopamine Systems”
Klaus A. Miczek, PhD
Prof Psychology
Sackler School, Tufts Univ
3:00-4:00; E-201
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Microbiology Student Seminar
“Topic: TBA”
Suzanne Geer & Greg Wasserman”
Microbiology, BUSM
12:00-1:00; L-504
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Physiology and Biophysics
“Unconventional myosins in skin physiology”
Hiroshi Tokuo, PhD
BUSM, Dept P&B
1:30-03:00; R-103