October 2014

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4th Annual BU CTSI Symposm
“Disparities in Health Care”
Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, MD FACP, U of Chicago Med Center
8:00-3:00; Hiebert Lounge
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Dermatology Grand Rounds
“Defining and managing high-risk
squamous cell carcinoma”

Chrysalyne D. Schmults, MD
HMS, B&W
10:15-11:15, 670Albany 107/8
ID Grand Rounds
“2014 Ebola Epidemic Response in Sierra Leone: personal experience and health systems perspective”
Nahid Bhadelia, MD, MALD
Infectious Diseases, BUSM
12:00-1:00, Keefer Auditorium
Gijs van Seventer Env Health
“The Role of Agriculture and Food Production in Air Quality & Climate”
Fabien Paulot PhD
Princeton University
12:45-1:45; L-210
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Tracking the activation of CD4+ TCells During Infection”
Marc Jenkins, PhD
University of Minnesota
12:00–1:00, L-504
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Topic: TBA”
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02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
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Statistical Genetics
“Structural variant discovery”
John Farrell, PhD
Boston University
9:30-11:00; Crosstown-305
Microbiology Journal Club
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00–1:00, L-504
Dept of Biochemistry
“Host adaptations of influenza
viruses”

Ram Sasisekharan PhD
Alfred H. Caspary Prof of Biological Engineering
and Health Sciences & Technology, MIT
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Biomaterial strategies to detect and treat cardiovascular disease”
Joyce Wong, PhD
Prof Biomedical Engineering BU
12:00–1:00, L-504
Systems Biology Seminar
“Why don’t transcription factors get lost?”
Barak Cohen, PhD
Computational Biology, Washington University, St Louis
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
Schleroderma Center of Research Translation
“Echocardiogram in Systemic Sclerosis”
Sanjiv Shah, MD
Assoc Prof Medicine, Northwestern University
11:00-12:00; E-542
Physiology and Biophysics
“Quantitative characterization of the activation and signaling mechanism of a receptor tyrosine kinase”
Adrian Whitty, PhD
BU, Dept of Chemistry
1:30-03:00; R-103
Slone Brown Bag Seminar
“Innovative Techniques to Promote Adherence to Infant Care Practice Recommendations”
Jane Sheehan, RN, MS
Nicole Santomauro Geller, MPH
Project Coordinators, Slone Epidemiology Center at BU
12:00-1:00; Slone Center (CRC)
Biostatistics Seminars
Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; Crosstown 305
Gijs van Seventer Env Health
“Non-Point Source Pollution due to Runoff from Animal Feeding Operations”
James Ferguson VMD MS
School of Vet Med, UPenn
12:45-1:45; L-210
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Nathaniel Gray PhD
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Alzheimer’s Disease Center
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA

12:00-1:00; L-110
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“The Role of Foxo1/Ikaros Interplay in Regulation of Peripheral CD4 Tcell development”
Paul Agnihotri, PhDCandidate
Dept Pathology, BUSM
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
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CReM Seminar Series
“Hercules saves Premetheus: Alternative Cell Sources for Liver Regenerations”
Holger Willenbring MD PhD
Assoc Prof, UCSF
9:00-10:00, X-715
Dept of Biochemistry
“CaV1.3-Selective L-Type Calcium
Channel Negative Allosteric
Modulators. Novel Therapeutics…”

Richard Silverman PhD
John Evans Prof Chemistry, NWU
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Gene regulatory mechanisms in early T-cell Lineage commitment”
Ellen Rothenberg, PhD
California Institute of Technology
12:00–1:00, L-504
Systems Biology Seminar
“Topic: TBA”
Itai Yanai, PhD
Assoc Prof Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
Gijs van Seventer Env Health
“Topic: TBA”
Don Anderson PhD
Biology Dept, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
12:45-1:45; L-210
Physiology and Biophysics
“Quantitative, Patient-Specific Approaches to Understanding Inherited Cardiomyopathies”
Stuart Campbell, PhD
Yale University
1:30-03:00; R-103
ID Grand Rounds
“Update on Hepatitis C treatment”
Camilla Graham, MD MPH
Asst Prof, HMS, BIDMC
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“New Insights into Mechanisms of Notch Signalling in Tcells”
Martin Steinbuck, PhDcandidate
Dept Pathology, BUSM
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
GSI Seminar Series
“Regulatory genomics and epigenomics of complex disease”
Manolis Kellis, PhD
Prof, Computer Science, MIT
1:30-2:30; L-311
11th Annual Pike Lecture
Abuse of Mentally Ill Patients at  Bridgewater State Hospital: How the Media can Help …”
Michael Rezendes, Sr Investg Reporter, Boston Globe
12:00-1:00; L-112
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Adipose & Metabolic Tissue Study Group Seminar
“Nuclear Control of Lipid Metabolism”
Peter Tontonoz, MD, PhD
Prof, Pathology & Lab Med
HHMI Investigator, UCLA
10:00-11:00; x714
Dept of Biochemistry
“Interplay of Kinases and Ubiquitin Ligases:”
Lesley Kane,  PhD
NINDS, NIH
12:00-1:00; K-103
Statistical Genetics
“Data Integration”
Yen-Tsung Huang, PhD
Brown University
9:30-11:0; Crosstown-305
Microbiology & Immunology Trainee Seminar
“Diversion of Cellular Stress Response Proteins During Ebola Virus Infection”
Kristie Hilliard & Emily Nelson
Microbiology, BUSM
12:00–1:00, L-504
Dept of Biochemistry
“Mechanisms Controlling Phosphoinositide Synthesis at the Plasma Membrane”
Jeremy Baskin, PhD
Cell Biology, Yale Univ
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Breaking Barriers: HIV-1 induced AIDS in Monkeys”
Theodora Hatziannou, PhD
The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
12:00–1:00, L-504
ID Grand Rounds
“Malaria Pathogenesis”
Matthias Marti, PhD
Assoc Prof, Immunology & ID, Harvard School of Public Health
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Gijs van Seventer Env Health
“Pesticides & Parkinsons Disease in the Agricultural Health Study
Freya Kamel PhD
Epidemiology Branch, NIEHS
12:45-1:45; L-210
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Sam Gellman
Univ of Whisconsin
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Physiology and Biophysics
“Glycosylation and the evolution of influenza virus fitness”
Joseph Zaia, PhD
BUSM, Dept Biochemistry
1:30-03:00; R-103
Anatomy & Neurobiology
“Topic: TBA”
Doreen Rentz, Psy.D.
Assoc Prof Neurology, HMS
2:00-3:00;L-1008
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Control of Myofibroblast Differentiation through Soluble and Mechanical Signals”
Matthew Layne PhD
Assist Prof Biochemistry, BUSM
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
Whitaker Cardiovascular Inst
“Regulating Fat Storage and Breakdown to Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Humans”
V
ishwajeet Puri, PhD
Department of Medicine,BUSM
12:00-1:00: X-715
Systems Biology Seminar “Genome scale modeling of aging and cancer metabolism”
Eytan Ruppin, PhD
Director, Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology: Univ Maryland
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
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DOM Grand Rounds
“2014 West African Ebola Epidemic: Care of Patients here and in the field”
12:00-1:00; Keefer Auditorium
Microbiology & Immunology Trainee Sem & Journal Club
“Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes”
Min Zhu

12:00–1:00, L-504
Dept of Biochemistry
“The STARS/SRF Pathway: Novel
Mediators of Muscle Metabolism
and Diabetes Risk”

Mary-Elizabeth Patti, MD
Assist Prof Medicine, HMS; Joslin Diabetes Center
12:00-1:00; K-103
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Human B cell lineage dynamics in chronic infection and repeated immunization”
Thomas Kepler, PhD
Prof Microbiology, BUSM
12:00–1:00, L-504
Systems Biology Seminar
“From Genomcs to Biomedical Studies: analysis and application of ChIP-seq data”
Chao Cheng, PhD
Asst Prof Genetics, Dartmouth
12:15-2:00; LSEB-103
Dept Surgery Research Seminar
“Translational Cancer Reserach: Converting “OMICS” into personalized patient management”
Mohammad Obaidul Hoque, DDS, PhD
Assoc Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
12:00-1:00; Collamore 512
Chemistry Colloquium Series
“Topic: TBA”
Francesca Massi PhD
UMASS Medical Center
3:30-5:00; SCI-113
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Physiology and Biophysics
“HDL-cholesterol removal via SR-BI …”
Daisy Satoo, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
1:30-03:00; R-103
Dept of Pharmacology
“Drugging the undruggable: role of academic drug discovery”
Richard Neubig, MD PhD
Chair of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Michigan State 12:00-3:00;R-115
Anatomy & Neurobiology
“Non-Invasive Manipulation of Fronto-Parietal Networks for the Improvement of Visual Performance in the Intact and Focally Damaged Human Brain”
Antoni Valero-Cabre, MD PhD
CeResearch Professor Scientist, ntre de la Recherche Scientifique, Hopital Pitié-Salpetriere, Paris, France
2:00-3:00; L-1008
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Hypertension-Induced Molecular Changes in Murine Renal Glomeruli”
M Belghasem, PhD Candidate
Dept Pathology, BUSM
02:00–3:00; 670 Albany-107/8
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