MPPB Seminar Series

Throughout the academic year, the MPPB Seminar Series hosts a variety of speakers presenting on topics related to Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology. Seminars are typically held on Fridays, starting at 12pm, in the Marcuvitz Auditorium (room 220 in Sidney Frank Hall), unless otherwise indicated on this website or the official schedule. 

Next MPPB Seminar:

Friday, March 1, 2019
12:00pm
Marcuvitz Auditorium, 220 Sidney Frank Hall

Elizabeth Wayne, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacoengineering & Molecular Pharmaceutics,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Manipulating macrophage polarization to control gene delivery"

 

 


Spring 2019 Schedule - Printable Version

Date/Host Speaker Topic

March 1, 2019

Hosted by:
Wayne Bowen, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Wayne, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacoengineering & Molecular Pharmaceutics,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Manipulating macrophage polarization to control gene delivery"

March 8, 2019

Hosted by:
MPP Graduate Program

C. Brandon Ogbunu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
Brown University
"The evolution of antibiotic resistance: forwards and backwards, inside and out" 

March 15, 2019

Hosted by:
Mandar Naik, Ph.D.

Christoper D. Lima, Ph.D.
Professor, Program in Structural Biology,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,
HHMI Investigator

“Ubiquitin-like protein conjugation cascades, from conjugation to recognition”

April 5, 2019

Hosted by:
Alexandra Deaconescu, Ph.D.

Seminar held at 70 Ship Street, Room 107

Katsu Murakami, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Pennsylvania State University
RNA polymerase structure and function

April 12, 2019

Hosted by:
MPP Graduate Students

 

Michael Marks, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 
Professor of Physiology,
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Lysosome-Related Organelles and Transporters

April 19, 2019

Hosted by:
Michelle Dawson, Ph.D.

Bruce Goode, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology,
Brandeis University
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Controlling Cytoskeleton Dynamics

April 26, 2019

Hosted by:
Nicolas Fawzi, Ph.D.

Seminar held at 70 Ship Street, Room 107

Carlos Casteñeda, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Biology and Chemistry,
Syracuse University
Ubiquitin modulates liquid-liquid phase separation of UBQLN2 via disruption of multivalent interactions

May 3, 2019

Hosted by:
Kareen Coulombe, Ph.D.

Brent French, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering,
Univesity of Virginia
Gene therapy in heart failure, fibrosis

May 10, 2019

Hosted by:
Karla Kaun, Ph.D./Kavin Nunez

Lorenzo Leggio, Ph.D.
Investigator, Intramural Research Program,
Chief, Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology Section NIAAA, NIDA,
Associate Director, Medication Development Program,
National Institutes of Health
The role of the brain/gut/liver access in alcohol-seeking behaviors

 

For more information about the MPPB Seminar Series, contact MPPBSeminar@brown.edu