Office of the President: President's Research Seminars

Throughout the academic year, eminent scientists from across the country and the world present their research during our weekly President's Research Seminar series.

The seminars take place on Wednesdays from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM in the Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium, located at 417 East 68th Street.

The President's Research Seminar series is accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Format: 11/25/2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Seminar
President's Research Seminar
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Ihor R. Lemischka, PhD
Director, The Black Family Stem Cell Institute
Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Seminar
Cancer Stem Cells: Reprogramming, Dedifferentiation, and Trans-Differentiation
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Inder Verma, PhD
Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Exemplary Life Science
American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology
Laboratory of Genetics
The Salk Institute

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Seminar
Histone Methylation Dynamics and Link to Human Disease
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Yang Shi, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital
Cell Biology Department, Harvard Medical School
American Cancer Society Research Professor

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Seminar
Quantifying Ubiquitin Signaling through the PINK1-PARKIN System
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Wade Harper, PhD
Bert and Natalie Vallee Professor of Molecular Pathology
Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Seminar
The New Biology of Diabetes
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Domenico Accili, MD
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
Director, Columbia University Diabetes Research Center

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Seminar
Chromatin Regulation: New Methods and New Concepts from Genomic Analysis of Human Disease [Cancelled]
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Gerald Crabtree, MD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Pathology and Developmental Biology Stanford University School of Medicine

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Seminar
MicroRNAs, Poly(A) Tails, and a Developmental Shift in the Nature of Translational Control
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

David Bartel, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Seminar
Hedgehog Signaling in Organ Homeostasis and Malignancy
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Philip Beachy, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ernest and Amelia Gallo Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Stanford University

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Seminar
DNMT3A in Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Margaret Goodell, PhD
Director, Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Seminar
Structure-Based Design of Improved Anti-HIV Antibodies
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Pamela Bjorkman, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Max Delbrück Professor of Biology
California Institute of Technology

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Seminar
Mechanisms for the Induction of Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses by the Microbiota
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Daniel Littman, MD, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology
NYU School of Medicine

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Seminar
Roles for Transcriptional Super-Enhancers in Cell Identity and Cancer
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Richard Young, PhD
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology