AFCRI / Hematology-Oncology Seminar Series
"Broadening the reach of epigenetic therapies in oncology"
12/3/2013 @ noon - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Susan E. Bates, MD
National Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology Branch
"Reprogramming translational control of mRNA networks in cancer and its therapeutic implications"
12/10/2013 @ noon - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Davide Ruggero, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Biochemistry and Biophysics Raiziss Rounds Seminar Series
12/5/2013 @ noon - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Jan T. Liphardt, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biophysics Research Discussions
12/6/2013 @ 4:00 pm - Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building
12/13/2013 @ 4:00 pm - Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building
Bioinformatics / Biostatistics
Penn Bioinformatics Forum
12/4/2013 @ 3:00 pm - Reunion Auditorium, John Morgan Building
Speaker: Heidi Rehm
Harvard Medical School
“Improving the Application of Propensity Score Methods in Observational Research”
12/5/2013 @ 9:00 am - 701 Blockley Hall
Speaker: Peter Austin, PhD
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
“Semiparametric Regression Analysis for a Shared-Frailty Progressive Multistate Model”
12/3/2013 @ 3:30 pm - 701 Blockley Hall
Speaker: Chen Hu, Ph.D.
Statistical Center of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)
Gastroenterology Division Research Seminars
"Relevance of Proteasome-dependent protein degradation in lymphoproliferative disorders"
12/12/2013 @ noon - 901 BRB II/III
Speaker: Luca Busino, Ph.D.
12/6/2013 @ 12:30 pm - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Chris Hsiung and Tara Wenger
12/13/2013 @ 12:30 pm - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Wen Lin and Julia Haupt
Institute for Immunology
Research in Progress
12/6/2013 @ noon - Reunion Auditorium, John Morgan Building
Speaker: Kristen Lynch, PhD
Associate Professor Biochemistry and Biophysics
Research in Progress
12/13/2013 @ noon - Reunion Auditorium, John Morgan Building
Speaker: Kim Nichols, M.D.
Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
12/3/2013 8:00 - 2:00 pm - Smilow Center for Translational Research Commons and Auditorium
J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D., Dean, Perelman School of Medicine
“HDAC3 in Inflammation and Metabolism”
Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
“Islet Transplantation: Where do we go from here?”
Ali Naji, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Surgery
“Oxidative Metabolism Enables NLRP3 Inflammasome Evasion by Intracellular Salmonella"
Igor Brodsky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathobiology
9:30am - Break
“Connecting inflammation, resistin and glucose homeostasis”
Rex Ahima, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine
“Using genetics to identify novel factors involved in antiviral defense”
Sara Cherry, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Microbiology
"Links between metabolic reprogramming and epigenetic deregulation in cancer cells"
Kathryn Wellen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
"Regulating T cell responses: Links to metabolism"
John Wherry, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Immunology
Keynote address: “ER Stress and Insulin Resistance"
Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Genetics & Metabolism; Chair, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases; Harvard-MIT Broad Institute; Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Poster Session and Lunch
Microbiology Seminar Series
"RIP3 kinase-mediated programmed cell death pathways in host defense and development"
12/4/2013 @ noon - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Edward S. Mocarski, Jr., Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
"How bacteria and cancer cells regulate mutagenesis and their ability to evolve"
12/11/2013 @ noon - Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
Speaker: Susan M. Rosenberg, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
"Understanding the inherited basis for dyslipidemia and risk for myocardial infarction"
12/9/2013 @ noon - Rubenstein Auditorium, Translational Research Center
Speaker: Sekar Kathiresan, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Biomedical Postdoctoral Program
The Art of Networking
12/4/2013 @ 3:30 pm - TBD
Career Service Walk-ins
12/5/2013 @ 10:00 am - Anatomy Chemistry 103