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MCP Seminar Series

Fall 2014 Weekly Seminar Series

All seminars will be held on Mondays from 12:00 - 1:15 PM in room 1345 HSLC, unless otherwise noted.

Date

Year

Name

Mentor/Department

1

9/8/14

Jon Audhya, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry, Director of MCP Training Program

“The MCP Program: A vision for the future”

2

9/15/14

7th

Joseph Esquibel

“CAPS, a key priming factor for regulated exocytosis, organizes t-SNAREs prior to SNARE complex assembly”

Martin – Biochemistry

3

9/22/14

2nd

2nd

Ryan Behrens

“Exploring the Potential of the CRM1 Nuclear Export Receptor as a Target for Anti-HIV Therapeutics”

Joseph Szulczewski

“Intravital imaging of the tumor microenvironment in breast cancer”

Sherer – Oncology/Virology

Keely – Cell & Regenerative Biology

4

9/29/14

4th

Kristin Andersen

“Developing new tools for chemical biology”

Raines - Biochemistry

5

10/06/14

Invited speaker from WARF, TBD

“Protecting your science and intellectual property”

6

10/13/14

5th

Eric Britigan

“The ARF tumor suppressor prevents chromosomal instability and ensures mitotic checkpoint fidelity through regulation of Aurora B”

Weaver – Cell & Regenerative Biology

7

10/20/14

6th

Lihong Zhan

“Opposing roles of SAPKs p38 and JNK in a Drosophila model of TDP-43 proteinopathy reveal oxidative stress and neuroinflammation as pathogenic components of ALS”

Tibbetts – Human Oncology

8

10/27/14

5th

Chantell Evans

“Understanding the Ca2+ binding requirements for synaptotagmin-I activation.”

Chapman – Neuroscience

9

11/03/14

Michelle Kimple, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Endocrinology

10

11/10/14

5th

Stacey Kigar

“Early-life stress and its impact on the adolescent amygdala”

Auger - Psychology

11

11/17/14

5th

Lindsey Roper

“The role of the synaptotagmin family members in controlling hormones release from the anterior pituitary gland”

Chapman - Neuroscience

12

11/24/14

5th

Xiaojun Tan

“A kinase-independent role for EGF Receptor in autophagy initiation”

Anderson - Administration

13

12/01/14

5th

Pratik Lalit

“Lineage Reprogramming of Fibroblasts To Proliferative And Multipotent Induced Cardiac Progenitor Cells by Defined Factors”

Kamp – Medicine/Cardiology

14

12/08/14

Dudley Lamming, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Endocrinology

“Unleashing the therapeutic potential of mTORC1 inhibition for age-related diseases”

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