Spring 2018 Seminars

2/7/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Medulloblastoma: A tale of arRESTed lineage specification”

Vidya Gopalakrishnan, PhD.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Pediatrics-Research
Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Oncology,
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Host:  Roger Abounader, MD, PhD

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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2/14/2018 – MIC Graduate Student Seminar

Speakers:

Abigail Mickey, Nataro Laboratory “The role of Aar in EAEC infection”

Christopher Medina, Ravichandran Laboratory “Regulated metabolite release as novel ‘good-bye’ signals from apoptotic cells to the tissue environment”

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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2/21/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Insights into HIV-1 replication from flow cytometry and flow virometry assays”

John Tilton, MD
Assistant Professor
Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Case Western Reserve University

Hosts:  Dean Kedes, MD, PhD, Joanne Lannigan, MS

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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2/28/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Oncogenic and Tumor Suppressive Functions of the Hedgehog Signaling Pathway”

James Kim MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research
Div. of Hematology-Oncology
Dept. of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern

Host:  Kwon Park, PhD

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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3/7/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Mitochondrial Stress Signaling in Disease, Aging and Immunity”

Gerald S. Shadel, PhD
Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Host: Dave Kashatus, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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3/14/2018 – MIC Graduate Student Seminar

Speakers:

James McCann, Dudley Laboratory  “Endothelial cell subtypes subvert a TGFb/miR-30c-driven wound healing response that supports tumor growth”

Tiffany Shand, Zong Laboratory  “Investigating the role of IGF1R signaling in the development of cerebellar granule progenitor cells”

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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3/21/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Food from the Fire: Metabolism of pathogenic bacteria in the inflamed intestinal tract”

Sebastian E. Winter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
W. W. Caruth, Jr. Scholar in Biomedical Research
Department of Microbiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Host:  Melissa Kendall, PhD

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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3/28/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Pancreatic Cancer Biology and Medicine”

David Tuveson, MD, PhD
Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Host: MIC Students Seminar Committee

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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4/4/2018 – MIC Seminar: “The PH domain of the Arf GTPase-activating protein ASAP1: A conformational switch controlling enzymatic activity”

Paul Randazzo, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator at National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology
Head, Regulation of Ras Superfamily Section

Host: David L. Brautigan, Ph.D

Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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4/10/2018 (Tuesday) 12PM-5PM GBS Symposium , Guest Speaker Dr.Tuuli Lappalainen, Columbia University

The Graduate Biosciences Society (GBS) hosts the GBS Symposium every Spring semester. The student nominated speaker Dr.Tuuli Lappalainen, Columbia University, will give a keynote lecture. The day also includes a student poster session and student research talks. The GBS would like for all students and faculty to be able to attend this event.

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall
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4/11/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Cytomegalovirus control of host trafficking and signaling”

Felicia Goodrum Sterling, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Immunobiology
College of Medicine Tucson
University of Arizona

Host:  Anna Cliffe, PhD

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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4/18/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Uncovering the secret lives of Legionella pneumophila effector proteins”

Matthias P. Machner, PhD
Senior Investigator
Unit of Microbial Pathogenesis
NICHD

Host: Isabelle Derre

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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4/25/2018 – MIC Seminar: “Cells on Fire: Control of Inflammation by Cellular Stress Responses”

Mary O’Riordan, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School

Host: Alison Criss, PhD

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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5/2/2018 – MIC Seminar: No Seminar scheduled

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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5/9/2018 – MIC Seminar: MIC Student Seminar

Speakers:

Carleigh O’Brien, Harris Laboratory

Sarah Pollock, Kashatus Laboratory

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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5/16/2018 – MIC Seminar: Cancelled

Forest Rohwer, PhD – Cancelled
Professor of Biology
SDSU Dept. of Biology

Host: Sarah Ewald, PhD

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn 1-17
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6/4/2018 MIC Departmental Retreat

Date: Monday, June 4, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zehmer Hall
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6/6/2018 – MIC Seminar – Unique pathways of antigen presentation that result in autoimmunity: the type 1 diabetes example

Emil R. Unanue, M.D.
Paul & Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology & Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Immunology

Host: Kodi Ravichandran, PhD

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall 17
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