Spring Seminar Series

2016 PATHOBIOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAM
SPRING SEMINAR SERIES
Thursdays, 12:00pm
Sidney Frank Hall, 185 Meeting Street
Marcuvitz Auditorium, Room 220

 

DATE

SPEAKER AND LECTURE TITLE

HOST

January
28

Donna L. Mendrick, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Regulatory Activities
Food and Drug Administration
National Center for Toxicological Research

"Regulatory Science at the FDA"

Jeffrey Morgan

February
4

Rabindra Tirouvanziam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics

"Neutrophil plasticity: mechanisms and contribution to human immunoinflammatory disease"

Amanda Jamieson

February
11

William A. Muller, M.D., Ph.D.
Magerstadt Professor of Pathology and Chair
Northwestern University
Department of Pathology

"How endothelial cells regulate egress of leukocytes during inflammation"

Pathobiology Graduate Students

February
18

Gustavo A. Miranda-Carboni, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
UTHSC Center for Cancer Research

“The Role of Wnt10b/b-Catenin/HMGA2 Signaling Axis: A Model to Address Cancer Health Disparities”

IMSD and Pathobiology

February 19

SPECIAL SEMINAR at 70 Ship Street, Room 107, 12:00pm

Amedeo Columbano, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
University of Cagliari
Department of Biomedical Sciences

" T3/TRs axis in hepatocarcinoma: new concepts for an old pair"

Jennifer Sanders

February
25

William B. Coleman, Ph.D.
Professor
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

"Molecular signatures of breast cancer – Discerning biological properties and clinical responses from gene expression patterns”

Jennifer Sanders

March
3

Yingzi Yang, Ph.D.
Professor of Developmental Biology
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology

"Gas regulated Hedgehog signaling in skeletal development and disease"

Qian Chen

March
10

Kun Ping Lu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director of Translational Therapeutics
Harvard Medical School

"The isomerase Pin1 in Cancer and Alzheimer’s: From Gene to Drug Discovery"

Wentian Yang

March
17

SPECIAL TIME AND LOCATION!
9:00am
Warren Alpert Medical School
222 Richmond Street, Room 170

Mark N. Gillespie, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology

"Oxidant-DNA interactions in the life and death of cells: A tale of two genomes"

Qing Lu

March
24

Phyllis A. Dennery, M.D.
Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics, and Chair
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Department of Pediatrics

"Understanding Lung Injury Through the Mitochondrial Lens"

Jonathan Reichner

April
7

Richard S. Blumberg, M.D.
Division Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital

"Tales from the microbial - epithelial - immune interface: and their role in homeostasis or inflammation"

Shipra Vaishnava

April
14

James D. Bangs, Ph.D.
Grant T. Fisher Professor & Chair
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Department of Microbiology & Immunology

"GPI anchored proteins, ERAD and antigenic variation in African trypanosomes”

Christopher
de Graffenried

April
21

Russell Vance, Ph.D.
Professor and HHMI Investigator
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

"Cytosolic surveillance of bacterial pathogens"

Shipra Vaishnava

April
28

Joseph P. Mizgerd, Sc.D.
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Biochemistry
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Center

“Lung immunity during bacterial pneumonia”

CPVB COBRE

May
5

Zhen Y. Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology

"Neutrophil activation at the early stage of obesity"

Craig Lefort

Any questions or comments regarding the Pathobiology Seminar Series please contact: jonathan_reichner@brown.edu,richard_bennett@brown.edu, or michele_welindt@brown.edu