AFCRI / Wistar / Hem-Onc Distinguished Lecture Series
"Therapy of lymphoma inspired by functional and structural genomics"
January 17, 2017 @ noon - BRB II/III Glen Gaulton Auditorium
Speaker: Louis M. Staudt, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cancer Genomics
Co-Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
"The patient bioreactor? Infusions of bispecific antibody armed T cells (BATS) vaccinate patient against their own tumors"
January 24, 2017 @ noon - Caplan Auditorium, The Wistar Institute
Speaker: Lawrence G. Lum, M.D., Dsc
University of Virginia
Biochemistry and Biophysics
B&B Faculty Candidate Seminar: "Visualizing molecular vibrations: chemical imaging for biomedicine”
January 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 252 BRB II/IIII
Speaker: Lu Wei, Ph.D.
“RNA/protein droplets; moving through intracellular phase space”
January 19, 2017 @ noon - Austrian Auditorium and Lobby, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Cliff Brangwynne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Friday Research Discussions
January 20, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building
Speaker: Laboratory of Jim Shorter
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Korrie Mack, and Zachary March “Exploring disaggregase sequence space”
Refreshments at 4:30 p.m.
B&B Faculty Candidate Seminar: “Tuning the substrate-kinase interaction of PKC”
January 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building
Speaker: Ruth Sommese, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Cancer Biology Special Seminar
“Cachexia and brown fat: a burning issue in cancer”
January 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 253 BRB II/III
Speaker: Serkan Kir, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Genetics, Genomics and Biostatistics
Penn Bioinformatics Forum GCB Luncheon
January 18, 2017 @ noon - C108 Conference Room, Richards Building
Bioinformatics Forum: “Identifying Causal Genes Driving Autoimmune Disease” • More Info
January 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - Gaulton Auditorium, BRB II/III
Speaker: Chris Cotsapas, Ph.D.
“The Intersection of Social Science, Public Health, and Data Science”
January 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Class of ’62, John Morgan Building
Speaker: Quynh Camthi Nguyen, Ph.D., MSPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Education
University of Utah
GCB Chalk Talk
January 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - Reunion Auditorium, John Morgan Building
“Applied Clinical Informatics Research: Improve Clinical Practice in the Health IT Era via Clinical Workflow Analysis, Socio-Technical Evaluation, and Article Network Visualization” • More Info
January 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building
Speaker: Po-Yin Yen, Ph.D., RN
The Ohio State University
Genetics Journal Club
January 26, 2017 @ noon - 302 Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Amanda Ackermann
“Toward long-term protection from HIV-1”
January 18, 2017 @ 11:15 am - Austrian Auditorium and Lobby, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Michael Farzan, Ph.D.
Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
The Scripps Research Institute
“The Cell Tropism of Noroviruses & their Interplay with Commensal Bacteria”
January 25, 2017 @ 11:15 am - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Stephanie Karst, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
University of Florida
Penn Genome Integrity Group (PGIG)
"Deconstructing the DNA damage signaling network"
January 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research
Speaker: Marcus B. Smolka, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
Penn Science Policy Center Group Career Seminar
January 23, 2017 @ noon - 251 BRB II/III
Speaker: Christopher Yarosh, Ph.D.
- Speaker affiliation: American Chemical Society (ACS) Science Policy Fellow
The Penn Science Policy Group (PSPG) will be having the first event of the year next Monday, January 23rd. PSPG’s former Vice President and BMB alumni, Christopher Yarosh, PhD, will be giving a career seminar. Chris is the American Chemical Society (ACS) Science Policy Fellow. He will be talking about his career thus far and the role of non-governmental organizations in general and in science policy. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about what scientists can do to stand up for science and the role non-governmental organizations!
Pizza and drinks will be served.
Office of Inclusion and Diversity - MLK Symposium
January 25, 2017 from 10:30 am - 3:00 pm - Smilow Rubenstein Auditorium & Commons, Smilow Center for Translational Research
Please join us as experts in health policy, Veterans’ health, LGBT health, child health, and global women’s health engage in a dialogue with the university community about strategies to achieve health equity today and for years to come.