2022 Spring Seminar Series

  2022 Spring Seminar Series
  Thursdays, 12:00pm
  Sidney Frank Hall, Marcuvitz Auditorium

DATE

 

SPEAKER AND LECTURE TITLE

HOST

January
27

 

Phyllis Dennery, M.D.
Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University

"Understanding Mechanisms of Neonatal Lung Injury"

Patho Grad Program

February
3

REMOTE
LECTURE
 

 

Golnaz Vahedi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Genetics
Institute for Immunology, Epigenetics Institute
Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania

“Investigating the functional role of 3D chromatin features in T cells”

Shipra Vaishnava

February
10

REMOTE
LECTURE
 

 

Suchitra Kamle, Ph.D.
Investigator
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Brown University

"Role of Chi3l1 in COVID-19 infection"

Richard Bennett

February
17

 

Donna L. Farber, Ph.D.
George H. Humphreys, II Professor of Surgical Sciences (in Surgery)
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Columbia University Medical Center

“Tissue-specific development and maintenance of immune memory in humans”

Jacqueline Howells

February
24

 

A. Sloan Devlin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
The Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard Medical School

"Causal links between human microbiome metabolites and host functions”

Shipra Vaishnava

March
3

 

Madeleine Oudin, Ph.D.
Tiampo Family Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Tufts University School of Engineering

"Role of the extracellular matrix in metastasis and drug resistance"

Co-Sponsored by the Center for
Biomedical Engineering and Ian Wong

March
10

 

Yadira Soto-Feliciano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
MIT

“Mechanisms of transcriptional regulation by chromatin adaptor proteins”

Brandon Armstead

March
17

REMOTE
LECTURE
 

 

Christine M. Lovly, M.D., Ph.D.
Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research
Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

 “Treatment Response and Resistance in Molecularly Defined Cohorts of Lung Cancer”

Sheldon Holder

March
24

 

Alexander Jaworski, Ph.D.
June G. Zimmerman Associate Professor of Brain Science
Department of Neuroscience
Brown University

"Understanding how neuronal connectivity is established during development and eroded in neurodegenerative disease"

Pathobiology Graduate Program

March
31

REMOTE
LECTURE
 

 

Pius N. Nde, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Physiology
Meharry Medical College

Trypanosoma cruzi dysregulates expression of host piRNAs computationally predicted to target fibrogenic genes”

Amanda Ruiz

April
7

 

Dorian McGavern, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Viral Immunology & Intravital Imaging Section
NIH/NINDS

Immune defense of CNS barriers against infections

Amanda Jamieson

April
14

REMOTE
LECTURE
 

 

Patrick Allard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Institute for Society and Genetics
UCLA

 "Mapping the epigenetic and transgenerational trajectories of germ cells following environmental exposure"

Daniel Spade & Jessica Plavicki

April
21

 

Jennifer Lund, Ph.D.
Professor
Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division
Fred Hutch, Seattle

"Regulation of tissue immunity in the context of infections"

Lalit Beura

April
28

 

Jae U. Jung, Ph.D.  
Betsy B. deWindt Endowed Chair & Professor of Molecular Medicine
Cancer Biology Department
Lerner Research Institute Cleveland Clinic

"Immunological sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy and long COVID19"

Sanghyun Lee

May 
12

 

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Anastasia N. Tikhonova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Biophysics
University of Toronto

“Illuminating Functional Dynamics of the Bone Marrow Microenvironment”

Dennis Bonal