Molecular and Medical Genetics

2015-2016 Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, 4:00 to 5:00 P.M.
Vollum M1441 (RJH 4320 During Construction)

September 30th
"iPS Cell-based Modeling of Galactosemia"
Gerry Berry, M.D., Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School 

October 28th
"Mobile DNA, Noncoding RNAs and the conflict underlying genome stability"
Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

November 18th
"Epigenetic Regulation of Chondrogenesis"
Scott Stadler, Ph.D.. Shriners Hospital for Children

December 2nd
"The genetics, pathophysiology and treatment of the hereditary methylmalonic acidemias (MMA)"
Charles Venditti, M.D., Ph.D., NIH/ NHGRI

December 16th
"'Mendelian' Phenotypes in the Genomic Era"
Wojciech Wiszniewski, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU

February 3rd
"The double-edged sword for pancreatic cancer mortality reduction: Identifying new approaches for early detection and treatment"
Brian Wolpin, M.D., M.P.H., Dana-Farber/ Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical Scho

February 24th
"Type VII Collagen: From Discovery of the Anchoring Fibril Protein to Clinical Trials Ameliorating the Human Blistering Disease Epidermolysis Bullosa –From a Microscopy Perspective"
Doug Keene, Shriners Hospital for Children  

March 2nd
"ROS1 Rearrangements in Cancer: From Model Systems to the Development of Novel Therapeutics"
Monika Davare, Ph.D., OHSU

March 30th
"Identifying and Understanding Neurological Disease Mechanisms"
Ashleigh Schaffer, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

April 6th
"Translational neuroscience approaches to inherited disorders of copper transport and lysosomal storage"
Stephen Kaler, M.D., Molecular Medicine Branch, NICHD

April 20th
"Investigating the Mechanisms Underlying Neuropathy Target Esterase Disorders"
Lizzy Sunderhaus, 4th Year Graduate Student, Doris Kretzschmar Lab

April 27th
"The regulation of metabolism by tumor suppressor p53 and its mutant"
Zhaohui Feng, M.D., Ph.D., Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey

May 4th
Gavin Sherlock, Ph.D., Stanford University

May 18th
Ellie Juarez, 5th Year Graduate Student, Amanda McCullough Lab

May 25th
Asia Mitchell, 5th Year Graduate Student, Paul Spellman Lab

June 1st
John Powers, 3rd Year Graduate Student, Hiroyuki Nakai Lab 
Holly Corbitt, 3rd Year Graduate Student, Cheryl Maslen Lab

June 29th
Hua Lu, M.D., Ph.D., Tulane University School of Medicine