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Friday Feb 24, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
Sergi Regot, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics
Wood Basic Science Auditorium & Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB Graduate Program
4109554145
Monday Feb 27, 2017
8:30 AM
Pathology Grand Rounds Lecture: Ecological clues to cancer metastasis
Kenneth J. Pienta, M.D.
The Donald S. Coffey Professor of Urology, Professor of Oncology, JHUSOM
Hurd Hall Memorial Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Pathology
410-955-9790
Monday Feb 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Consequences of Imbalanced CARD11 Signaling
Andrew L. Snow, PhD
Department of Pharmacology & Molecular Therapeutics Uniformed Services University
615 N. Wolfes Street, Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday Feb 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Depending on the Family: The Crisis of Freedom in US Hospice Care
Harold Braswell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, St. Louis University
Room 2117, Chevy Chase Conference Center, Sheik Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Monday Feb 27, 2017
12:15 PM
Multi generational regulation of the C. elegans chromatin landscape by germline small RNAs.
Dr. John Kim
Johns Hopkins University, Dept. of Biology
The Rose Auditorium
Sponsored by: Carnegie Science Institute
410-246-3002
Monday Feb 27, 2017
1:30 PM
Sigma-Aldrich Lecture Sponsored by Millepore Sigma "BioArtificial Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine"
Andres J. Garcia, PhD
Neely Chair & Regents' Prof. Woodruff School of Mechanical Eng Petit Inst.for Bioeng. Ga Tech
110 Clark Hall Homewood VTC Traylor 709 Medicine Campus
Sponsored by: Biomedical Engineering
410-955-3132
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
12:00 PM
Psychiatry Research Conference: "Self-Harm in the Emergency Department: A Missed Opportunity for Suicide Prevention"
Mark Olfson, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
12:00 PM
"Watching rods form out of spheres, how bacteria form and grow in defined widths."
Ethan Garner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: Studying Type 1 Diabetes One Cell at a Time
Luc Teyton, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology and Microbial Science, Scripps Research Institute
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday Mar 01, 2017
8:00 AM
"Heart Failure: The Path Ahead" Grand Rounds
Dr. Joseph Hill PhD., M.D.
Chief of Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Professor of Internal Medicine
Hurd Hall
Sponsored by: SOM/Cardiology
4109552776
Wednesday Mar 01, 2017
12:00 PM
"Mitochondrial anchors: positioning mitochondria and more"
Laura L. Lackner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Wednesday Mar 01, 2017
12:00 PM
Oncology Translational Research Conference featuring Sridhar Nimmagadda, Ph.D. "Molecular Imaging for Dose-response in Cancer Therapy"
Sridhar Nimmagadda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Radiation Nuclear Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium
Sponsored by: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
410 955 9702
Wednesday Mar 01, 2017
6:00 PM
How the pursuit of neglected infections can drive global febrile disease discovery & Catalytic Antibodies, a new factor in monoclonal antibody therapeutic development against Cryptococcus neoformans infection Reservations & fee apply
Stephen Dumler, MD & Maggie Wear, PhD
Professor & Postdoc
W1030/SPH
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
410-955-3457
Thursday Mar 02, 2017
11:00 AM
"Epigenetic Control of mTOR in Cardiovascular Disease" Institute of CardioScience Basic Research Seminar Series
Dr. Joseph Hill PhD., M.D.
Chief of Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medican
Phipps 340
Sponsored by: SOM/ Cardiology
4109552776
Thursday Mar 02, 2017
12:00 PM
"Molecular mechanisms controlling circadian retinal clearance phagocytosis."
Silvia C. Finnemann, Ph.D.
Professor, Fordham University
Bodian Room, 1830 Bldg., Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Mar 02, 2017
12:00 PM
Interferon- and autophagy-mediated antiviral mechanisms and viral evasion
Michaela Ulrike Gack, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology, Cummings Life Science Center,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Friday Mar 03, 2017
8:00 AM
One Day Class on "Laboratory Methods for Translational Scientists", targeted for trainees and junior faculty clinical investigators planning studies which will require laboratory support for their clinical research
10 speakers
Room 901 Hampton House
Sponsored by: SOM- ICTR and CFAR
443-287-3060
Tuesday Mar 07, 2017
11:00 AM
An Adaptable Framework to Extract Abnormal Brain Networks
Archana Venkataraman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Johns Hopkins
Clark 110
Sponsored by: Institute for Computational Medicine
410-516-4116
Tuesday Mar 07, 2017
12:00 PM
Psychiatry Research Conference: "Sleep Wars: The Force Awakens"
Jason C. Ong, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Meyer 1-191
Sponsored by: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
4109552343
Wednesday Mar 08, 2017
12:00 PM
Molecular Pathology Seminar: Activin decoy receptor lowers FSH, decreases oocyte meiotic chromosome and spindle misalignments, and increases fertility in midlife mice
Lori Bernstein, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Epidemiology & Public Health, Univ. of Maryland SOM
MRB G01
Sponsored by: Dept. of Pathology
410-614-2275
Wednesday Mar 08, 2017
2:00 PM
IGM Seminar Series: "From development to evolution: Common mechanisms shaping our brains and underlying disease"
Debra Silver, Ph.D.
Duke University
Mountcastle Auditorium
Sponsored by: Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Thursday Mar 09, 2017
12:00 PM
Establishing the C. elegans primordial germ cell niche: Tales of cell attraction, interaction, and cannibalism
Jeremy Nance, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine
1830 Building, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Monday Mar 13, 2017
12:00 PM
Hippo/YAP Signaling in somatic stem cells and cancer
Fernando Camargo, PhD
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University
Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Monday Mar 13, 2017
12:00 PM
The Role of Courage and Culture in Addressing Moral Distress in Health Care
Lisa Lehmann, MD, PhD, MSc
Executive Director, National Center for Ethics in Health Care
Room 2117, Sheik Zayed Tower, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Tuesday Mar 14, 2017
9:30 AM
Research Integrity Colloquium: The Responsible Handling of Biospecimens: Policy and Practice
Dan Ford, MD, MPH, Angelo De Marzo, MD, PhD, and Jim Casella, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Chevy Chase Auditorium (Zayed 2119A); Simulcast to the Medical Education Center at Bayview
Sponsored by: Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity
410-361-8667
Tuesday Mar 14, 2017
9:30 AM
New Approaches to Metabolomics Research
Charles Burant, MD, PhD
director of the University of Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center (P30) and the Michigan Regi
Owens Auditorium at the Koch Cancer Research Building
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)
Wednesday Mar 15, 2017
12:00 PM
"Copper homeostasis in development and disease"
Micheal Petris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology, Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Thursday Mar 16, 2017
12:00 PM
"The dose makes the poison: Unraveling the effects of transcription factor imbalance in a cytoprotective regulatory network."
Matthew Slattery, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Univ. of Minnesota Medical Center
1830 Building, Bodian Room, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Mar 16, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "Neural Circuits Underlying Positive and Negative Valence"
Kay Tye, PhD
Assistant Professor, Picower Institute of Learning and Memory at MIT
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Thursday Mar 16, 2017
3:00 PM
Human Genetics Thesis Seminar: "Inferring tumor evolution from somatin variant landscapes"
Bracha Avigdor
Darner Conference Room
Sponsored by: Human Genetics Graduate Program/Institute of Genetic Medicine
955-4260
Friday Mar 17, 2017
1:30 PM
Extracellular Vesicles released by HIV-infected CD4+ T cells promote immune activation in uninfected bystander lymphocytes: Role of Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 alpha
Matias Ostrowski, DVM, PhD
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
G007 Turner Concourse (Darner Conference Room)
Sponsored by: Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
4109559770
Monday Mar 20, 2017
12:00 PM
Structural mechanisms regulating Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase (PARP) enzymes
John Pascal, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Université de Montréal
Becton-Dickinson Hall, W1020, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
410-955-3671
Tuesday Mar 21, 2017
12:00 PM
Control of host cell tubular endoplasmic reticulum function by Legionella pneumophila"
Ralph Isberg, Ph.D.
Tufts University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Tuesday Mar 21, 2017
12:00 PM
"The female advantage: sexual dimorphisms in renal handling of Na+, K+ , and H2O"
Alicia A. McDonough, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell and Neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Physiology Library, Physiology 203 (SOM)
Sponsored by: The Department of Physiology Wednesday Seminar Series
955-4581
Tuesday Mar 21, 2017
4:00 PM
The Immunology Forum: mTOR Signaling and Metabolic Control of T Cell Fate Decisions
Hongbo Chi, Ph.D.
Faculty Member, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Graduate Program in Immunology
410-955-2105
Wednesday Mar 22, 2017
4:00 PM
Telling Stories About Science
Kate Lowenstein
Editor-in-Chief, Health, at Vice
Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium
Sponsored by: Marketing and Communications
410-502-9479
Thursday Mar 23, 2017
12:00 PM
How do mitochondria divide? A fresh look at the dynamin-family of GTPases by atomic resolution cryo-EM
Adam Frost, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Bodian Room, 1830 Builing, Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Mar 23, 2017
1:00 PM
Neuroscience Research Seminar "The Spinal Microcircuits of Itch and Pain"
Sarah Ross, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB
Sponsored by: Department of Neuroscience
410-614-4046
Friday Mar 24, 2017
3:00 PM
BCMB Friday Seminar
James Berger, Ph.D.
Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Biophysics & Biophysical Chemistry
Wood Basic Science Auditorium & Lobby
Sponsored by: BCMB Graduate Program
4109554145
Monday Mar 27, 2017
12:00 PM
Informed Refusal: Towards a Justice-based Bioethics
Ruha Benjamin, PhD, MA
Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University
Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sponsored by: Berman Institute of Bioethics
410-614-5649
Monday Mar 27, 2017
3:00 PM
The Thirteenth Cell Biology Discovery Lecture: "The Dynamics of Mouse Gastrulation: Cell Biology Controls Cell Fate"
Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Developmental Biology Program, Sloan-Kettering Institute
WBSB Auditorium
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-6810
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
12:00 PM
"Chromatin Readers and Nuclear Architecture"
Gerd Blobel, M.D., Ph.D.
Frank E. Weise III Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman SOM U-Penn, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Friday Mar 31, 2017
12:00 PM
p53: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Hua Lu, Ph.D., M.B. (US M.D. Equivalent)
Tulane University SOM, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Professor and Chair
612 Physiology
Sponsored by: Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Monday Apr 03, 2017
11:59 PM
Nexus Award for Externships in Drug and Device Development
up to $25,000 including a maximum of $5,000 in travel, $200/day in support or replacement salary sup
Sponsored by: Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
410-614-1914
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
12:00 PM
The Secret Lives of Fucose
Robert S. Haltiwanger, Ph.D.
Professor, GRA Eminent Scholar in Biomedical Glycoscience,
W1020 (Becton Dickinson)
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology; JH Division of Infectious Diseases
410-955-3457
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
12:00 PM
""Divide to Multiply: exploring the role of mitochondrial fission in pancreatic cancer"
David Kashatus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Health System
Bodian Room, 1830 E. Monument St., Suite 2-200
Sponsored by: Department of Cell Biology
410-502-7827
Thursday Apr 06, 2017
4:00 PM
The 17th Daniel Nathans Lecture in Molecular Genetics (Title of Lecture TBA)
Lee Hood, M.D., Ph.D.
Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA
Wood Basic Science Auditorium, JHU School of Medicine
Sponsored by: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
410-955-0397
Friday Apr 07, 2017
11:00 AM
Research Integrity Colloquium: The Changing Landscape of Biomedical Communication
Cynthia Wolberger, PhD, Steve Gould, PhD, and Matt DeCamp, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Mountcastle Auditorium, Pre-Clinical Teaching Building (PCTB)
Sponsored by: Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity
410-516-5560
Tuesday Apr 11, 2017
12:00 PM
The effects of stimulus deprivation on the olfactory system: Does absence make the nose grow fonder?
David Coppola, Ph.D.
Randolph-Macon College, Professor, Department of Biology
Physiology 612
Sponsored by: The Department of Biological Chemistry
410-955-3453
Wednesday Apr 12, 2017
11:00 AM
"Mitochondrial Calcium Exchange in Cardiac Physiology and Disease" Institute of CardioScience
Dr. John Elrod, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology @ Center for Translational Medicine, Temple University
Traylor 707
Sponsored by: SOM/Cardiology
4109552776