April 2014

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Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Group & BNORC
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBN
10:00-11:00; X714
Pulmonary Center
Mechanistic insights into the roles of calcium sparks and bitter taste receptors in airway smooth muscle contractility”
Ronghua ZhuGe PhD
Assoc Prof, Microbiology & Physiological Systems, UMass Medical
9:00-10:00; R-309
Dept of Biochemistry
“Endogenous bioelectrical controls of patterning in development, regeneration, and cancer: molecular mechanisms and biomedical opportunities”
Michael Levin, PhD
Tufts University
12:00-1:00; K-103
Dermatology Grand Rounds Lecture
“Cicatricial Alopecia: What I Do; Alopecia Areata: What I Do”
Jerry Shapiro, MD
Adj Prof Dermatology, NYU
10:15-11:15; L-112
Genetics & Genomics RIP
“Transient Nkx2-1 expression as an inductive signal for lung/thyroid progenitor specification”
Keri Dame
, BUSM
11:00-12:00; E-613
Whitaker CVI
“Topic: TBA”
Dr. Volker Ullrich
University of Konstanz
12:00-1:00; X-715
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Heterologous Immunity and TCell Crossreactivity During Viral Infections”
Liisa Selin, MD PhD
Prof, Pathology, UMass Medical
1:00–2:00, NEIDL
Molecular and Cell Biology
“Genetic dissection of Toxoplasma gondii cell division”
Marc-Jan Gubbels, PhD
Prof, Biology Dept; Boston College
12:00-1:00; E-434
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“Role of Alterations in Chromosome 22 Disease-Locus Genes APOL1 and MYH9 in Glomerular Function”
Philip Bondzie, PhD cand
Pathology, BUSM
1:45–2:45, 670 Albany - 107/108
Genome Science Institute
“Identification of cis regulatory elements and gene regulatory networks”
Martha L. Bulyk, PhD
Assoc Prof, Medicine/Pathology, HMS; Brigham & Women’s Hosp
03:00-04:00; X714/715
Sterling Drug Visiting Professor
“Manganese neurotoxicity: from worms to human neonates”
Michael Aschner, PhD
Harold & Muriel Block Chair in Mol Pharmacology; Albert Einstein Coll of Medicine
2:00-3:20; L-110
BU Transformative Training Program in Addiction Science
“Smoking Cessation in Addiction Treatment Programs”
Michael Stein MD
Brown University
3:00-4:00; E-201
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Dept of Surgery
Grasberger Symposium
“Wound Repair and Regenerative Medicine:
Michael Longaker, MD
Prof, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University
7:00-8:50; Keefer Aud
CReM Seminar Series
“Visualizing Stem Cell Biology in Vivo”
Charles Lin PhD
Assoc Prof, HMS
09:00-10:00; E-120
Pulmonary Center
Pulmonary Immunity and Immunopathology During Influenza Virus Infection”
Joshua Obar PhD
Assist Prof, Immunology, Montana State Univ
9:00-10:00; R-309
Pulmonary Center
Membrane Repair in Lung Injury, a Puzzle Revealed One Piece at a Time”
Xiaoli Zhao PhD
Assist Prof, Pharmacology, Ohio State Univ
10:00-11:00; R-309
Statistical Genetics Working Group
“Topics on System Biology”
James Galagan, PhD Assist Prof, Biomedical Eng, BU; Broad Institute at MIT
09:30-11:00; Crosstown 305
Molecular and Cell Biology
“Osmotic stress response controlled by the glycerol channel Fps1 in S. cerevisiae”
Jongmin Lee PhD
Prof, Mol & Cell Biology, BUGDM
12:00-1:00; E-434
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Immunological Mechanisms of Yellow Fever Virus Pathogenicity”
Michael Holbrook, PhD
NIH
1:00–2:00; NEIDL
ID Grand Rounds
“Hepatitis C cascade of care at Boston Medical Center”
Sabrina Assoumou, MD, MPH
BUSM/BMC
12:00-1:00, E-112A
Scleroderma Center Enrichment Program
“Studying Endothelial Biology in Humans”
Joseph Vita, MD
Prof Medicine, BUSM
11:00-12:00; E-542
Whitaker CVI
“Topic: TBA”
Lawrence H Young MD
Yale Cardiovascular Research Center
12:00-1:00; X-715
Sterling Drug Visiting Professor
“Genome-scale Protein-DNA Binding and Transcriptional Regulatory Logic”
Trevor W Siggers, PhD
Asst Prof Biology, BU
2:00-3:20; L-110
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
“Why is suicidal rate high among Chinese? Perspectives of culture, genetics and environment”
Wendy Wei Qiao Qiu MD
Assoc Prof, Depts Psychiatry & Pharmacology, ADC, BUSM
2:00-3:00; Menino-2
DOM Grand Rounds
“Acute Kidney Injury: Can the kidney heal itself?”
Joseph Bonventre MD PhD; Samuel Levine, MD PhD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital/HMS
12:00-1:00; L-1400
BMERC
“Interactive drug discovery technologies as complement to fragment based drug discovery”
Carlos J. Camacho, PhD
Computational & Systems Biology, Univ Pittsburgh
2:00-3:00; ENG-203
Physiology & Biophysics
Pluripotent Stem Cell Modeling of Human Disease
George Murphy, PhD
Hematology & Med Oncology, BUSM
1:30–2:45; R-103
The Marathon Bombings: Perspectives on Physician Experiences & Mental Health, PR & Disaster Preparedness
Presented by BUMC Experts in Surgery, Psychiatry, Emergency Mgt, and Communications
4:45-6:30; L-1400
Pathology and Lab Medicine
“MicroRNA Regulation of Neuronal Cell Death in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Anna M Krichevsky, PhD
Assoc Prof Neuroscience & Neurology, HMS
1:45–2:45, 670 Albany - 107/108
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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
Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Yohannes Tesfaigzi PhD
Lovelace Respiratory Research Inst, Albuquerque, NM
11:00-12:00; R-309
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
Microbiology
Topic: TBA
Speaker: TBD
1:00–2:00, L-504
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”
A
kshaya Ramesh, BUSM
11:00-12:00; E-613
ARC/BNORC Seminar
“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 and Lab Medicine
“New Insights into Therapeutic Targets in Multiple Myeloma”
Kenneth C Anderson, MD
Kraft Family Prof Medicine, 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
ADC Lecture Series
Topic: TBA
Ben Wolozin, PhD
Dept Pharmacology, BUSM
12:00-1:00; L-110
Systems Biology
“Topic: TBA
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
08:30-09:30;R-309
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
TRespiratory Dentritic Cells and the Control of Anti-viral Effector and Memory T Cell responses”
Thomas J. Braciale, MD PhD
Prof Pathology & Microbiology
Univ Virginia School of Med
1:00–2:00; L-504
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
“RNAseq”
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
“Title: TBD”
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 and Lab Medicine
“Bystander Leukocytes and Stressed Kidneys during E. coli Shiga Toxemia”
Caitlin Leibowitz PhD Cand BUSM
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
Whitaker CVI
“Topic: TBA”
Italo Biaggioni MD
Prof Medicine & Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Univ School of Medicine
12:00-1:00; X-715
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
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
Physiology & Biophysics
“Topic: TBA
Speaker: TBA
1:30–2:45; R-103
Pharmacology & Exp Therapeutics
“Title: TBD”
Scott C Baraban, PhD
Dept Neurological Surgery, Univ California, SF
2:00-3:20; 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