March 2015

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Dermatology Grand Rounds
“Topic: TBA”
Pamela Scheiman, MD
Tufts Medical Center
10:15-11:15, 670Albany 107/8
Dept of Biochemistry
“Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Brain Tumors”
Nathalie Agar, PhD
Asst Prof Neurosurgery and Radiology, HMS
12:00-1:00; K103
ID Grand Rounds
“Article Discussion”
Kenechukwu Oblokoye
Fellow, ID/BUSM
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Cancer Focused Seminars
“Tumor Suppressor Jade-1 in Kidney Cancer”
Herbert T. Cohen, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine and Pharmacology, BUSM12:00-2:00; Bakst Auditorium
Physiology and Biophysics
From Nuclear Assembly to Prostate Cancer Progression: Diverse Roles for Mycosin IC Isoforms”
Wilma Hofman, PhD
University of Buffalo
1:30-03:00; R-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Human Metapneumovirus Entry, Assembly, and Spread”
Rebecca Dutch, PhD
University of Kentucky
12:00-1:00; L-504
Immunology Faculty Candidate
“The Impact of Type I Interferon on
Flavivirus Disease”
Amelia Pinto, PhD
WashU School of Medicine
12:00-1:00; L-504
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
William Wulff
Michigan State Univ
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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GSI Seminar Series
“Single-gene Defects Elucidate Mechanisms of Chronic Kidney Disease”
Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD
Chief, Div Nephrology, BCH; Prof Pediatrics, HMS
3:00-4:00; X-714/5
Sterling Drug Distinguished Lecturer Series
“The Pharmacology of Social Bonding: Implications for Novel Therapeutic Strategies to Improve Social Cognition”
Larry Young, PhD
Emory University
2:00-3:00; L-110
Anatomy & Neurobiology
“Synaptic and Cellular Diversity of Primate Prefrontal Pathways Involved in Cognition”
Maria Medalla, Post-Doctoral Associate
Luebke Laboratory
2:00-3:00; L-1008
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Cell Therapy: An Emerging Drug Class
Biju Parekkadan, PhD
Asst Prof Surgery, HMS/MGH
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
Physiology & Biophysics
“Posttranslational Modifications of Superoxide Dismutase in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; a Precision Medicine Approach”
Jared Auclair, PhD
Northeastern University
3:30-4:45; L-109
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Statistical Genetics
“T2D Genes Analysis and Challenges”
Alis Manning, PhD
Broad Institute, MIT
9:30-11:0; Crosstown-305
Dept of Biochemistry
“Title: TBA”
Peter Mundel MD
Div of Nephrology, MGH
12:00-1:00; K-103
Student Invited Speaker
“Systems Virology: Can we help stop the Influenza, AIDS, and Ebola Epidemics?”
Michael Katze, PhD UCSF
12:00-1:00; L-504
Biostatistics Seminars
Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; Crosstown 305
Scleroderma Center of Research Translation
“TBA”
Kurt R Stenmark MD
University of Colorado
11:00-12:00; E-542
Whitaker Cardiovascular Inst
“Topic: TBA”
Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD
Director Pulmonary Ctr, BUSM
12:00-1:00; 670 Albany-107/108
Alzheimer’s Disease Center
“Topic: TBA”
Robert Stern, PhD
BUSM
12:00-1:00; L-110
ID Grand Rounds
“Cryptospondium and Intestinal Microbiota”
Honorine Ward, MD
Tufts University
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Physiology and Biophysics
Molecular composition of the elusive mechanosensory transduction channels that mediate hearing and balance”
Jeffrey Holt, PhD
Harvard Medical School
1:30-03:00; R-103
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Immunology Faculty Candidate
“A Chemical-Genetic Approach to Control Zap 70 Activity Enables Quantitative and Temporal Control of T Cell Receptor Signaling?”
Byron Au-Yeung PhD
UCSF School of Medicine
11:00-12:00; L504
BU CReM
“topic: TBA”
Stephen Wong PhD PE
Director, NCI Center for Modeling Cancer Development
9:00-10:00; X-715
Fifth Annual Cathy Shine Lecture
“The Right to Try: Compassionate Use of Experimental Medicine”
Arthur Caplan, PhD
Head, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU Langone Medical Center
12:00-1:00; Badst Auditorium
Whitaker Cardiovascular Inst
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; X-715
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Topic: TBA”
Matthew Frieman, PhD
University of Maryland
12:00-1:00; NEIDL
Bioinformatics/Systems Biology
“Topic: TBA
Raluka Gordon, PhD
Duke University
12:45-02:00, LSEB-103
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Xiang Wang PhD
Univ of Colorado
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Physiology and Biophysics
Chemical-proteomic strategies to investigate reactive cysteines”
Eranthie Weerapana, PhD
Boston College
1:30-03:00; R-103
Public Health Forum
“What Matters Most in Public Health. Reflections on Priority Setting at the Intersection of the Social and Natural Sciences”
Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH
Dean, BUSPH
1:00-2:00; Keefer Aud
GSI Seminar Series
“Topic: TBA”
Elaine R Mardis, PhD
The Genome Institute at Washington University
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3:00-4:00; X-714/5
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Respiratory Exposures to Pneumococcus Establish Localized Memory Capable of Heterotypic Lung Protection”
Nicole Stauffer, PhD Candidate
Pathology, BUSM
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
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Whitaker Cardiovascular Inst
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; X-715
ID Grand Rounds
“CNS HIV Infection”
Kenneth Williams, PhD
Boston College
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Statistical Genetics
“The Role of Human Genetics in Drug Development”
Jemma Wilk, PhD
Pfizer
9:30-11:0; Crosstown-305
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
David Beratan, PhD
Duke University
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Dept of Biochemistry
“Title: TBA”
Xue Han PhD
Asst Prof, Biomedical Eng, BU
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Topic: TBA”
Dario Vignali, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
12:00-1:00; L-504
Bioinformatics/Systems Biology
“Topic: TBA
Itai Yanai, PhD
Assoc Prof, Biology, Israel Inst of Tech
12:45-02:00, LSEB-103
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Cerebral Hemodynamics, Vascular Reactivity, and Oxygen Metabolism During Anesthesia Indused Burst Suppression”
Jason Sutin, PhD Cand
Pathology, BUSM
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
Physiology and Biophysics
Structural analysis of membrane proteins using single-particle
cryo-electron microscopy”

Maofu Liao, PhD
Harvard Medical School
1:30-03:00; R-103
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Whitaker Cardiovascular Inst
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; X-715
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Eric Heller, PhD
Harvard University
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Dept of Biochemistry
“Title: TBA”
Neil Ganem PhD
Asst Prof Pharmacology, BUSM
12:00-1:00; K-103
Physiology and Biophysics
Structural Insights on Membrane-Bound Protein-Protein Complexes and Membrane-Mediated Misfolding of Amyloid Proteins”
Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, PhD, U Michigan
1:30-03:00; R-103