Spring Seminar Series

2017 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

February 2

Jeremy J. Mao, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Professor and Edwin S. Robinson Endowed Chair
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

"Mesenchyme and its derivatives:  development and regeneration"

Wentian Yang

February
9

CANCELLED

Lisa R. Young, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics

"Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome: From Pathogenesis Towards Trials"

Yang Zhou

February
16

Alan Morrison, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Brown University Alpert School of Medicine
Providence VA Medical Center

"Racs Modulate Vascular Calcification by Regulating Macrophage IL-1b Production"

Jonathan Reichner

February
23

Benjamin Wolfe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Tufts University
Department of Biology

“Using fermented foods to dissect microbiome diversity”

Peter Belenky

March 2

Sebastian Lourido, Ph.D.
Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

"Unraveling the Cryptic Genome of a Neglected Parasite”

Christopher deGraffenried

March
9

Alfred Ayala, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery (Research)
Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University Alpert School of Medicine

"Pathological Processes in Shock/ Sepsis: A Novel Role for Co-inhibitory Receptors/Check-point proteins"

Jonathan Reichner

March
23

Matthew Harris, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Children's Hospital Boston
Department of Orthopedic Surgery Research

"Things that go bump in the night: genetic and genomic analysis of skeletogenesis and form"

Jessica Plavicki

April
6

Lydia Lynch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's
Division of Endocrinology

"Immunometabolic consequences of obesity leading to loss of immune surveillance"

Laurent Brossay

April
13

Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dept. of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience

"NeuroAids: Tango of HIV and the Host"

Pathobiology Graduate Students

April
20

Jessica Plavicki, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Brown University
Dept. of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

"Understanding the effects of aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist exposure on brain health"

Pathobiology Graduate Program

April
27

Maria Teresa Landi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Epidemiology
The Johns Hopkins University
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore

“Integrating exposures, genetic susceptibility and somatic changes in the etiology and progression of lung cancer"

Amanda Jamieson

May
4

Peter Turnbaugh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
UCSF School of Medicine
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

 "The microbial pharmacists within us: impact of the human gut microbiome on drug response”

Peter Belenky

 

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