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. in the Faculty Lounge (Room 1.120).
2013-2014 Series Dates
Wednesday September 11, 2013
Raymond N. DuBois, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of The Biodesign Institute Arizona State University - TBD
Wednesday October 9, 2013
Wednesday November 11, 2013
Wednesday December 11, 2013
Wednesday January 8, 2014
Wednesday February 12, 2014
Wednesday March 12, 2014
Wednesday April 9, 2014
Wednesday April 14, 2014
2012-2013 Series Dates
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Karen Colley, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Dean of the Graduate School, University of Illinois, Chicago School of Medicine -
“Polysialic Acid: Biosynthesis of an Anti-Adhesive Glycan with Roles in Brain Development and Cancer Metastasis"
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Kathryn Jones, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine -
“CD4+T Cell-Mediated Neuroprotection: Relevance to Motoneuron Injury and Disease"
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Eric Beyer, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Cell Physiology, Cancer Biology and Molecular Medicine, University of Chicago -
Title: Pathways of Gap Junction Degradation and Implications for Disease
Wednesday, January 09 2013
Marina E. Wolf, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science - “AMPA
Receptor Plasticity: A Target for Treating Cocaine Addiction"
6th Werner Straus Seminar
February 20 2013 (Note Date Changed to 3rd Wednesday)
Mirek Dundr, PhD
, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science "Dynamic Organization of Gene Expression"
Wednesday, March 13 2013
J. David Sweatt, PhD, , Evelyn F. McKnight Chair, Dept of Neurobiology, Director, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham -
“Epigenetic Mechanisms in Memory Formation"
Wednesday, April 10 2013
Link to Past Seminar Speaker List
Ted Dawson, MD/PhD, Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Neuroscience, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins
University - Baltimore, MD - “Molecular Insights into Parkinson’s Disease Pathogenesis”