School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Molecular and Cellular Sciences

Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminars

The Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminar Series hosts speakers who are distinguished scientists from all biomedical fields, including several Nobel Laureates. All students and faculty in the SGPS participate in these activities. MCS Seminars are held the second Wednesday of each month between September and May. Unless otherwise noted, seminars begin at 3:30 p.m.

2013-2014 Series Dates

Wednesday September 11, 2013 (East Pod)
Raymond N. DuBois, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of The Biodesign Institute Arizona State University - Inflammatory Mediators, Cytokine Networks and Cancer Progression

Wednesday October 9, 2013 (East Pod)
Elizabeth M. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Proto-Oncogene Activity of the Primate-Specific Androgen Receptor Coregulator MAGE-A11

Wednesday November 06, 2013 (East Pod)*
Martin Friedlander, M.D., Ph.D**, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology at Scripps College,California Campus - Stemming Vision Loss with Stem Cells: Ras, VEGF and HIFs Modulation during Retinal Angiogenesis
*Please note the date change.** 7th Werner Straus Memorial Seminar

Wednesday December 11, 2013 - Canceled

Wednesday January 8, 2014 (Centennial Room)
Heinz Steiner, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science- Addiction-Related Gene Regulation: Why You Don’t Want to Mix Ritalin with Prozac

Wednesday February 12, 2014 (Centennial Room)
Carl White, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science- Calcium and Hydrogen Sulfide Signaling in the Pathophysiology of Obesity

Wednesday March 12, 2014 (Centennial Room)
Ole Isacson, MD - Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience) Harvard Medical School, Director of Neuroregeneration Laboratories and Center for Neuroregeneration Research at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School - Discovering the Neurobiology of Parkinson's Disease to Provide Innovative Therapies

Wednesday April 9, 2014 (Centennial Room)
Phoebe Ray, PhD - Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The University of Chicago - The Machinery of Site-Specific Recombination & Transposition

Wednesday May 07, 2014 (Centennial Room)
Gordon MG Shepherd, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine - Cortical circuits in the mouse's motor system

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