2015-2016 Distinguished Lecture Series
Seminars are Wednesdays 11am in the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility Auditorium. Student and post-doc lunch with speaker following seminar is in Tupper Hall Room 2433. Journal club discussing speaker's research Tuesday prior at noon is in Tupper Hall Room 2433.
April 11, 2016
Lecture: "Chasing Men on Fire: Na Channels and Pain"
Speaker: Stephen Waxman, M.D., PhD., Bridget M. Flaherty Professor of Neurology; Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research,Yale School of Medicine
Host: Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Ph.D.
April 14, 2016
Lecture: "Centrosome Separation during the Cell Cycle: Knowing when to hold ‘em”
Speaker: Linda Wordeman, Ph.D., Professor with the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington School of Medicine.
April 21, 2016
Lecture: "Using genetics and pharmacology to understand GLP-1 physiology"
Speaker: Darleen Sandoval, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan
Host: Karen Ryan, Ph.D.
April 28, 2016
Lecture: "Myosin Myopathies: Pathogenesis and Potential Therapeutics"
Speaker: Leslie Leinwand, Ph.D. Chief Scientific Officer, BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado
Host: Keith Baar, Ph.D.
May 19, 2016
Lecture: "Mechanisms and functions of store-operated calcium channels”
Speaker: Murali Prakriya, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Host: Jon Sack, Ph.D.
May 26, 2016:
Lecture: “Enter the Matrix: Novel Stroke and Vascular Dementia Therapeutic Targets”
Speaker: Gregory Bix, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Kentucky
Host: Martha E. O'Donnell, Ph.D.
October 19, 2015
Lecture: “Moving and grooving of glutamate receptors”
Speaker: Vasanthi Jayaraman, Ph.D., Professor with the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology , University of Texas Medical School
November 02, 2015
Lecture: “Structural basis of Nav1.7 inhibition by an isoform-selective small molecule antagonist”
Speaker: David Hackos, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at Genentech, San Francisco.
December 01, 2015
Lecture: “Genetic dissection of KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 function in the cortex”
Speaker: Anastasios Tzingounis, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Department of Physiology & Neurobiology, at the University of Connecticut.
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