10/10/2014 For the week of 10/13/2014...10/20/2014

For the week of
10/13/2014...10/20/2014
10/10/2014
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submit a seminar for inclusion in this list, please contact Inger Johnson at (858) 453-4100 ext. 1658
or send email to [email protected] Please e-mail any seminar cancellations to [email protected]
and they will be sent out to the e-mail adresses.
Monday
October 13, 2014
October 13 & 14: The Immune Epitope Database (IEDB) User Workshop
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Various Speakers
Registration fee is $50 and space is limited - Applications due by August 25, acceptance
notifications will be emailed on or before August 28.
LA JOLLA INSTITUTE FOR ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
Contact: [email protected]
11:00 am
“Rethinking Asymmetric Synthesis: The Development of General MetalCatalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions that Enable the Use of Optically Active
Nucleophiles”
Professor Mark R. Biscoe, The City University of New York
Organic Seminar
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
NSB Auditorium (NSB 1205)
Host: Jerry Yang x44466
Contact Angela Douglas, (858) 534-357, [email protected]
1:00 pm
“Surface Chemistry and Global Impacts of Particles from the Micro to
Nano Scale”
Professor Vicki Grassian, University of Iowa
Special Seminar
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
NSB Auditorium (NSB 1205)
Host: Kimberly Prather x25312
Contact Angela Douglas, (858) 534-357, [email protected]
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2:00 pm
“How Dynamic Networks Affect Disease Transmission”
Dr. Nina Fefferman, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution & Natural Resources,
Rutgers University
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Natural Sciences Building, Room 4211
Contact: Dr. Noa Pinter-Wollman, [email protected]
4:00 pm
“Specificity of Regulatory T Cells that Modulate Vascular
Inflammation: A New Mechanism for Intravenous Immunoglobulin
(IVIG) Therapy”
Alessandra Franco, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Leichtag Biomedical Building, Room 107
Contact: Graham Ryan, [email protected]
4:00 pm
“From NAFLD to NASH to Cirrhosis-New Insights into Disease
Mechanisms”
Ariel Feldstein, M.D., Rady’s Children’s Hospital, University of California, San Diego
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Leichtag Biomedical Building, Room 107
Contact: Graham Ryan, [email protected]
Tuesday
2:00 pm
October 14, 2014
“Physicochemical Alterations of the Extracellular Matrix: Implications
in Fibrosis and Cancer Metastasis”
Dr. Shyni Varghese, Bioengineering Department, UC San Diego
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room (formerly CNCB)
Contact: Cookie Santamaria, 858-534-1981, [email protected]
2:00 pm
“A Paradigm Shift in Asymmetric Synthesis: Progress towards a
General Metal-catalyzed Cross-coupling Reaction that Enables the
Use of Optically Active Secondary and Tertiary Nucleophiles”
Mark R. Biscoe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, The City College of
New York
THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Host: Phil Baran, Ph.D.
4:00 pm
“Unwiring the Brain: How Can We Get the Circuit Diagram and Why
Would We Want It?”
Winfried Denk, Max Planck Institute
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room (formerly CNCB)
Host: Akinori Mitani
Contact: Linh Vandermar, [email protected]
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4:00 pm
“Reaction Dynamics of Transient Species: From Elementary
Reactions to Nanoparticles”
Professor Robert Continetti, University of California, San Diego
Department Colloquia
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
NSB Auditorium (NSB 1205)
Host: Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Contact: Angela Douglas, (858) 534-357, [email protected]u
5:00 pm
“UPR Activation Induces Site-specific Regulatory Ubiquitylation of
Ribosomal Proteins that Comprise the mRNA Exit Tunnel”
Eric Bennett – Bennett Lab (UCSD)
Please RSVP @ http://doodle.com/7ni2a2bke22hkbxt
Sanford|Burnham Medical Research Institute
Fishman Auditorium
Host: Randal J. Kaufman
Contact: Debbie Signer, [email protected]
5:00 pm
"ER Stress Defines the Response of Tumor Cells to Chemotherapies
via Control of Glutamine Metabolism by the Ubiquitin E3 Ligase
RNF5".
Young Ju Jeon - Ronai Lab (SBMRI)
Please RSVP @ http://doodle.com/7ni2a2bke22hkbxt
Sanford|Burnham Medical Research Institute
Fishman Auditoriu, Bldg. 4
Host: Randal J. Kaufman
Contact: Debbie Signer, [email protected]
Wednesday
9:00 am
October 15, 2014
"Substrate-dependent Control of HAS3 Activity"
Drs. Markku & Raiji Tammi, University of Eastern Finland
Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc
Host: H. Michael Shepard
Contact: Kerstin Gottke, 858-704-8149, [email protected]
12:00 pm
“Somatic Hypermutation Rather than Class Switch Recombination is
Essential for the Establishment of Peripheral B Cell Tolerance”
Eric RF Meffre, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Immunobiology, Yale
University
LA JOLLA INSTITUTE FOR ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
Ishizaka Seminar Room
Host: Shane Crotty
Contact: Priscilla Colby, [email protected]
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4:00 pm
“Industry Funding of Academics: Should We Be Concerned?”
Wael Al-Delaimy, Professor and Division Chief of Global Health, Department of
Family and Preventive Medicine
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Medical Teaching Facility 175
Contact: Mary Devereaux, [email protected]
4:00 pm
“Epithelial Cell Turnover – New Roles for Mechanical Tension Driving
Cell Death and Division”
Jody Rosenblatt, University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Marilyn Farquhar (formerly CNCB) Seminar Room
Hosts: Jim Wilhelm & Kevin Corbett
Contact: Jennifer Roth, [email protected]
Thursday
12:00 pm
October 16, 2014
“Intrinsic and Extrinsic Regulation of Early B Cell Tolerance
Checkpoints”
Eric R.F. Meffre, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Immunobiology, Yale
University
THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
The Committee Lecture Hall
Contact: Daniella Carlson, [email protected]
12:00 pm
“Explorations of Self: The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease”
Professor David Relman, Stanford University
Biochemistry Seminar
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
NSB Auditorium (NSB 1205)
Hosts: Pieter Dorrestein and Ulrich Müller
Contact Angela Douglas, (858) 534-357, [email protected]
1:30 pm
“Molecular Control of G Protein Mediated Neurotransmission”
Kirill Martemyanov, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Scripps
Florida
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BCC1 – W.M. Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Host: Mark Mayford, Ph.D.
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3:30 pm
“Action and Regulation of MicroRNA-mediated Gene Silencing”
Martin Simard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Research Scholar Senior of Fonds de
Recherche du Québec-Santé, St-Patrick Research Group in Basic Oncology,
Oncology-CHU de Québec (Hôtel-Dieu de Québec), Laval University Cancer
Research Center, Quebec, Canada
The Cell and Molecular Biology Affinity Group Seminar Series
THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
The W.M Keck Foundation Amphitheater
Host: Ian MacRae
Contact: Ella Blanc (858) 784-8377, [email protected], and Ellen Fiss.(858) 784-7968
4:00 pm
"This Is Your Brain on Music"
Daniel J. Levitin, Professor and James McGill Chair in Psychology; Assoc. Mbr,
School of Computer Science, Faculty of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Program in
Neuroscience, Schulich School of Music, and Faculty of Education, McGill
University; Dean, College of Arts & Humanities, Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate
Institute
SALK INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL STUDIES
Conrad T. Prebys Auditorium, East building
Host: Ursula Bellugi
Contact: Nova Summers, 858-453-4100 x1615, [email protected]
4:00 pm
“Coordinating Catabolic and Anabolic Responses in Skeletal Muscle
by the cAMP Signaling Pathway”
Michael Conkright, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology,
Scripps Research Institute - Florida
SANFORD | BURNHAM MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Bldg. 2, Room 2224
Host: Judith Altarejos
Contact:Rebecca Kaercher, [email protected]
Friday
8:00 am
October 17, 2014
2014 Annual Symposium of the Institute for Genomic Medicine
In Partnership with Illumina Presents: Genomics of the Single Cell
See website for speaker list
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Duane L. Roth Auditorium
Contact: Darla Schell, [email protected]
9:00 am
“Demethylases and Beyond”
Gongyi Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Integrated Department of Immunology,
National Jewish Health
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Skaggs School of Pharm. & Pharm. Sci. Building RM 1182
Host: David N. Bailey
Contact: Doreen Lacy, [email protected]
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10:30 am
"Hyaluronan Synthesis in Breast Cancer"
Drs. Markku & Raiji Tammi, University of Eastern Finland
RSVP Deadline 10/16/14
Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.
Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Torrey Pines Conference Center)
Host: H. Michael Shepard
Kerstin Gottke, 858-704-8149, [email protected]
11:00 am
“Covalency Trends in Actinides”
Dr. Stosh A. Kozimor, Los Alamos National Lab
Inorganic Seminar
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Pacific Hall, Room 4500
Host: Professor Joshua Figueroa x27478
Contact Angela Douglas, (858) 534-357, [email protected]
2:00 pm
“Close Species Comparative Genomics (CSCG): Tiger and Whale
Genomes”
Jong Bhak, Ph.D., Professor, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Bioengineering 281 Seminar Series
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, Fung Auditorium
Contact: Pam Murphy, [email protected]
4:00 pm
"A Hidden, Parallel Universe of Non-coding RNAs - circRNA"
Darren Jiang, Ph.D., Former CIRM intern (Louise Laurent)
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)
Contact: Miles Wilkinson, [email protected]
Monday
12:00 pm
October 20, 2014
“Combating Mosquito Borne Infectious Diseases by Rational Design
of Selective Insecticides”
Cecilia Engdahl, Chemistry Department, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy School Building Room 1120
Host: Zoran Radić
Contact: Doreen Lacy, [email protected]
4:00 pm
“From NAFLD to NASH to Cirrhosis - New Insights into Disease
Mechanisms”
Ariel Feldstein, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of California, San Diego
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Leichtag 1st floor, Room 107
Contact Graham Ryan [email protected] or (858) 822-5650
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